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A Crime in Paradise
Original name: Un crime au Paradis
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: couple relations, murder, crimes, village, couples, investigation, countryside, small town life, small town, village life, deadly, social relations, villager, french countryside, notoriety, rat poison, murder of wife, tourist, school teacher, goat, twin, farmer, stabbing, trial, milk ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, usa, los angeles
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and offbeat films with plots about couples, couple relations, crimes, small town, love and romance, disorder and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Crime and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Crime in Paradise: The Children of the Marshland (1999), Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982), Max mon amour (1986), Hallelujah! (2009), Tanguy (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Children of the Marshland
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, ...
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Max mon amour
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
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Picking Up the Pieces
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small New Mexican village discovers a severed hand that is considered a miracle of God, when it actually belongs to a murdered spouse with a husband in search of it.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
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    User:   56%
 
A Private Function
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Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
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Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1947
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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    User:   59%
 
Three Men and a Cradle
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
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Masquerades
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
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Zonad
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Country: Ireland
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Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
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Happiness Is in the Field
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Duration: 106 min.
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Redrum
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Country: USA
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Comfort and Joy
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an icecream van is attacked and destroyed by angry competitors. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families over the icecream market of Glasgow.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Enid Is Sleeping
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When word hits the street that a nearby elderly gentleman has a cache of old, rare, and very valuable mint condition comic books, rival comic book shop owners Raymond McGillicuddy (Donal Logue) and Norman Link (Michael Rapaport) both set out to be ...
Style: humorous, clever, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
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Tomorrow's Another Day
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, friendship, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, rifle, car accident, suicide, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Buddy Buddy is a 1981 American comedy film directed by Billy Wilder that stars Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss and Klaus Kinski. The screenplay by Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond is based on the 1973 French language film L'Emmerdeur, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: hotel, hitman, clinic, buddies, farce, odd couple, assassination, nothing goes right, crimes, island, suicide attempt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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Bone
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as happily married as they appeared.
Style: semi serious, clever, talky, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, bank, interracial relations, social decay, crimes, society, hostages, crime gone awry, opposites attract, vengeance, social differences ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, biting, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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System:   35%
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French Twist
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
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System:   35%
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Late Last Night
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a fight with his wife, who's leaving him, Dan's day is getting worse by the minute. He calls an old friend for a night of binge drinking and intoxication. They start a cathartic ride through the city's underbelly.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat
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