Movies like There Was a Castle with Forty Dogs

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There Was a Castle with Forty Dogs (1990)
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There Was a Castle with Forty Dogs (1990)
Original name: C'era un castello con 40 cani
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie was based on the novel "Au bonheur des chiens" (To the Happiness of Dogs), by Rémo Forlani.
Plot: dog, village, castle, fire, puppy, inheritance, boy, pets, veterinarian, debt, child, countryside, animal shelter, pet

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and realistic films with plots about village, countryside, family relations, dog, female nudity, pets and inheritance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like There Was a Castle with Forty Dogs: Bedside Highway (1972), Ryaba My Chicken (1994), Wonderful Years That Sucked (1997), Viva Max! (1969), Large (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bedside Highway (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this Danish sex comedy, precisely opposite goals lead a young official of the Department of Roads and Traffic and all the women of the local village to end up in the sack. His goal is to get them to sign papers allowing a new highway to go ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy, hot
Plot: village, farm, seduction, female nudity, sex, countryside, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, cheating wife
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Ryaba My Chicken (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Soviet days an old peasant woman's hen begins to lay golden eggs. Of course, everyone agrees that she should share the wealth like a good citizen.
Style: folk tale
Plot: money, fire, village, egg, countryside, chicken, talking animals, giant animal, toilet
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Wonderful Years That Sucked (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Capturing the dark humor of Czech author Michal Viewegh's chronicle of life after the Velvet Revolution, this black comedy chronicles three decades in the life of a small Czech family. While the original novel centered on the protagonist Kvido ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship, dog, female nudity, male nudity, boy, pregnant woman, coffin, fat
Time: 60s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
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Viva Max! (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to prove his greatness to his unimpressed girlfriend, Mexican general Max (Peter Ustinov) takes a group of men across the border and recaptures the Alamo - international hijinks ensue!
Plot: general, rebellion, mexican army, border crossing, texan, border guard, national guard, fictional war, sergeant, tour guide, incompetence, mexican american border ...
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Large (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The son of a '70s rock star has to meet stringent conditions to inherit the family fortune, while his mates and greedy stepmother have other ideas.
Plot: inheritance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, last will and testament, rock star, job, dog, best friend, police raid, rescue from drowning, teenage protagonist, flashback ...
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Konopielka (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaziuk, a stubborn peasant and his pregnant wife live in a backwood village, unaffected by the civilization. The village is once visited by a couple of wanderers, and strange things start to happen afterward. A new schoolteacher is sent to the area. ...
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Bonsoir (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: gay slur, con artists, male homosexuality, dressmaker, inheritance, unemployment, lesbian, homelessness, heiress, homosexuality
Place: paris france
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple going through a divorce squabble over custody of their beloved dog.
Style: sentimental, touching, sweet, feel good
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
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Plot: transvestism, seduction, gender roles, female nudity, sex, erotica
Time: 18th century
Place: france
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Strike It Rich (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A London accountant on his honeymoon gets swept away by gambling fever.
Plot: money, yacht, honeymoon, debt, gambling
Place: monte carlo, london
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Chekhov's Motifs (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ukraine, Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is based on A. P. Chekhov’s play “Tatiana Repina” and short story “Difficult People”. At his wedding, the groom is horrified to see among the church crowd his former mistress who had recently committed suicide.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing, satirical
Plot: morality, wedding, village, family relations, absurd humor, dead wife, satire, church, female director
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Duration: 115 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 66 min.
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