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The Terrace (1980)
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The Terrace (1980)
Original name: La terrazza
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the middle class.
Style: clever, humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, talky, cynical, non-linear, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: communist, screenwriter, member of parliament, television, politics, friends, couples, love affair, society, infidelity, political intrigue, satire, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, state affairs, unfulfillment, pregnancy, party, female nudity, journalist, mental institution, male nudity, politician, husband wife relationship, dinner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and clever films with plots about satire, couples, society, dishonesty, love and romance, infidelity and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Terrace: Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976), The Easy Life (1962), The Dinner (1998), Love at the Top (1974), Hyenas (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: disturbing, dark, realistic, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: incest, sexual promiscuity, poverty, greed, family relations, dysfunctional family, brother in law sister in law sex, nude model, consumerism, burlesque, baptism, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable ...
Style: sad, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, friendship, innocence lost, introspection, human nature, idealism, love triangle, midlife crisis, youth, love and romance, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Easy Life (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Roberto, a shy law student in Rome, meets Bruno, a forty-year-old exuberant, capricious man, who takes him for a drive through the Roman and Tuscany countries in the summer.
Style: road movie, philosophical, cerebral, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: summer, friendship, seaside, lgbt, trippy, time travel, road trip, odd couple, friends, lifestyle, introspection, nightlife ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Dinner (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An evening at an Italian restaurant. Hosted by tolerant and relaxed Flora, various parties of middle-class people come in -- large and small, young and old, regulars and tourists, married and single -- to dine, converse, argue, celebrate, make ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, talky ...
Plot: food, sexual humiliation, restaurant, bittersweet, satire, workplace, society, lifestyle, workplace situations, human nature, social differences, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Love at the Top (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The relationship between a successful businessman and a prostitute is exploited by a cynical novelist.
Style: erotic, suspense, biting, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: female nudity, topless, cuckold, quitting job, intercourse, old friends, manipulation, old friend, murder, womanizer, revolution, adultery ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hyenas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Senegal, France, Switzerland, UK, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned home. While Linguere has done well for herself, her home village has fallen on hard economic times. Intent ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: african, satire, politics, pregnancy, infidelity, village life, vengeance, rich and poor, village, ambition, society, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, senegal
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The Hawks and the Sparrows (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, mind bending, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: crow, satire, surrealism, talking bird, mythology, hawk, travel, politics, on the road, state affairs, society, clergy ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a street vendor and Communist ...
Style: sexy, political, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, female nudity, affair, woman, anarchist, communist party, mafia, working class, satire, seduction, society, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, southern italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Roma (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A virtually plotless, gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome through the eyes of one of its most famous citizens.
Style: art house, atmospheric, non-linear, stylized, colourful ...
Plot: fashion, memory, surrealism, society, lifestyle, female nudity, satire, illegal prostitution, nudity (full frontal - brief), italian history, fascism, orgy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york, new jersey, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Long Live Freedom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The elections are approaching and the largest opposition party in the country do not look good. Its leader, Enrico Oliveri can not stand the pressure and disappears. Fearing a scandal, the eminence grise of the party had brought into play the twin ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever, suspense ...
Plot: politics, twins, campaign, switching roles, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, state affairs, political rally, cover up, politician, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: biting, cynical, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: french teacher, satire, couples, social relations, society, politics, opposites attract, small town, small town life, mayor, teaching, farm ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: political, cynical, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, scandal, adultery, presidential election, usa president, media, head of state, supportive spouse, rise to the top, state affairs, couple relations, u.s. president ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, washington d.c., california, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Slogan (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Commercial director Serge Faberge (Serge Gainsbourg) is having an affair with Evelyne (Jane Birkin), the 18 year old fiancee of friend Hugh (James Mitchell). His own pregnant wife Francoise (Andréa Parisy) usually does not mind his dalliances, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: romance, singleness, infidelity, midlife crisis, sexual relations, love affair, media satire, love triangle, fall in love, pregnancy, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Seduced and Abandoned (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film presents the tale of Agnese Ascalone, daughter of prominent miner Vincenzo Ascalone, and takes place in a small town in Sicily. Agnese is seduced by her sister Matilde's fiance, and has a tryst with him for which she confesses and ...
Style: cynical, neorealism, suspense, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: feminism, time travel, seduction, satire, pregnancy, abandonment, family problems, family tradition, disorder, hypocrisy, manners, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: sicily, europe, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, political ...
Plot: ambition, satire, unemployment, politics, against the odds, society, friends, campaign, political campaign, election campaign, campaigning, underdog ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Am Self Sufficient (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michele Apicella lives in Rome, in an apartment paid for by his father. Abandoned by his wife and his son Andrea, he occupies his time acting in an experimental theater company under the artistic direction of his friend Fabio.
Style: experimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: politics, direction and purpose, cause and meaning, artists and showbiz, society, actor's life, loneliness, communism, theater, unrequited love, critic, years of lead ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Macaroni (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, disorder, friends, family relations, mistaken identity, on the road, culture clash, friendship, partners, society, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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My Friends (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Like in many other Monicelli movies, the main theme of Amici miei is friendship, seen from a rather bitter point of view. It tells the story of four middle-aged friends in Florence who organize together idle pranks (called zingarate, "gypsy ...
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: group of friends, female nudity, joke, prankster, affair, prank, friendship, friendship between men, disorder, social relations, friends, screwball ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, tuscany, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Your Excellency (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Lopitos, who is horribly inefficient but quick-witted, is invited (because of the current ambassador's superstition about 13 sitting down to a meal) to a banquet attended by the ambassadors of both superpowers. After the news of a series of ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: politics, satire, corruption, true love, humanism, power struggle, ambassador, ideology, military coup, dishonesty, society, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ted Ryker is the top salesman in the New York office of a business machine company; the corporate stock lives by quarterly sales numbers, the competition is keen, and the economy may be in a downturn. Ted's company is marking time until a new ...
Style: cynical, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, couple relations, love affair, couples, hot and sexy, empire, city life, mind game, transplant, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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32%
The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, suspense, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, couples, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, feminism, satire, performer's life, sexual relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
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30%
Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 298 min.
Story: "Smoking" and "No Smoking" are two segments of the film which are based on closely connected plays. The original plays covered eight separate stories, which have been pared down to three each for these movies. At a certain point ...
Style: clever, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: multiple storylines, relationships, satire, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, village, couple relations, human nature, road not taken, destiny, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
Style: romantic, feminist film, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, satire, love triangle, extramarital affair, adultery, marital problem, housewife, domestic violence, abuse, child abuse, mental illness, bored housewife ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Reader (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A multi-faceted film based on Raymond Jean's novel "La Lectrice". Constance (Miou-Miou) reads the novel aloud in bed to her lover. Inspired by the story of Marie, a woman who advertises her services as a reader of literature, ...
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, erotic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: female nudity, forbidden love, love, sensuality, lovers, literature, love and romance, dishonesty, master and servant, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Curse (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Senegal
Duration: 123 min.
Story: It is the dawn of Senegal's independence from France, but as the citizens celebrate in the streets we soon become aware that only the faces have changed. White money still controls the government. One official, Aboucader Beye, known by the ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: political satire, wedding, satire, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, imperialism, dark humor, sexual dysfunction, manhood, couples, disability ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, senegal
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Holy Flying Circus (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A fantastical re-imagining of the events of 1979, when Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open.
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, clergy, religions or cults, society, artists and showbiz, debate, friends, religion, ignorance, television, blasphemy, christianity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four very different Montreal university teachers gather at a rambling country house to prepare a dinner. Remy (married), Claude (a homosexual), Pierre (involved with a girlfriend) and Alain (a bachelor) discuss sex, the female body and their affairs ...
Style: witty, talky, intellectual, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, sex, s&m, depression, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, human nature, radical, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, california, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, hollywood, filmmaking, greed, movie business, lifestyle, love and romance, small town life, americana, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Hi, Mom! (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vietnam vet John Rubin returns to New York and rents a rundown flat in Greenwhich Village. It is in this flat that he begins to film, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession with making films leads ...
Style: funny, surreal, suspense, biting, cynical ...
Plot: surveillance, voyeurism, peeping tom, manipulation, couples, filmmaking, opposites attract, terrorism, state affairs, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, asia, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%