Movies like Puckoon

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Puckoon (2002)
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Puckoon (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spike Milligan's book about the divided Irish village of Puckoon comes to the big screen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic
Plot: satire, life turned upside down, comedy of errors, politics, society, political unrest, disorder, cons and scams, social relations, village, village life, border, breaking the fourth wall, church, boy scout, corpse, small town, priest, countryside, coffin
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, society, social relations, village, village life, satire and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Puckoon: Waking Ned Devine (1998), Zonad (2009), Malamaal Weekly (2006), Hallelujah! (2009), Government Woman (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Waking Ned Devine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: lottery, village, friendship, irish, countryside, village life, comedy of errors, cons and scams, dishonesty, golden years, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, cons and scams, family life, family relations, social relations, dishonesty, disorder, village, con artists, alien, morality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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54%
Malamaal Weekly (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Lilaram sells lottery tickets and one customer has hit the jackpot but dies of shock upon finding out that he has won. Now, Lilaram wants all the money, and so does everyone around him.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: lottery, village, cons and scams, comedy of errors, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, nothing goes right, bollywood, lottery winner, poverty, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi
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49%
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, priest, fake priest, disorder, social relations, impostor, hidden identity, prison, farce, village, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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48%
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Government Woman (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Xate is an ordinary woman from Midyat with eight children in tow. The only thing that sets her apart is her husband's job as Mayor of Midyat. Until, that is, an extraordinary day changes her life - and the lives of everyone else in Midyat. For ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: family life, mayor, life turned upside down, parents and children, disorder, politics, state affairs, small town, small town life, social relations, society, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, pig, village, countryside, small town, working class, social differences, disorder, black market, couples, social relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Heavens Above! (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. His belief in charity and forgiveness sets him at odds with the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, humorous
Plot: satire, church, priest, rebellion, disorder, religions or cults, social relations, anti hero, fall in love, village, small town, culture clash ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Wait for Me in Heaven (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pepe Soriano plays a Madrid shopkeeper who is kidnapped by henchmen of Franco in this political comedy. After his kidnapping, he is forced to become the dictator's double for many official ceremonies. Due to his long and unexplained absence, ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, captivating, biting ...
Plot: satire, politics, society, hidden identity, dishonesty, state affairs, switching roles, kidnapping, disorder, palace, civil war, politician ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, biting ...
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, workplace situations, couple relations, disorder, culture clash, society, workplace, supportive coworker, misfit, social relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, small town, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, culture clash, couple relations, parents and children, couples, society, village, silly humor, meet the parents, misfit, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: small town, satire, cigarette smoking, social relations, americana, small town life, media satire, farce, disorder, silly humor, lifestyle, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Pope's Toilet (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Brazil, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: pope, smuggling, escapades, dishonesty, farce, cons and scams, village life, disorder, drifter, poverty, society, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: humorous, suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, condom, priest, sexual content, religions or cults, social relations, disorder, dishonesty, clergy, society, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Bunch of Amateurs (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds stars as Jefferson Steel, a washed-up Hollywood action star desperate to revive his flagging career. When his sleazy agent signs him up for what he believes is a high-profile Royal Shakespeare Company production of King Lear at ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic
Plot: ambition, culture clash, fish out of water, comedy of errors, showbiz, elderly, actor's life, society, one last chance, theater, rehearsal, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Ultrachrist! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What would Jesus do if he returned to Earth and discovered he could no longer relate to the youth of today?
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, satire, destiny, heroes, clergy, society, religions or cults, disorder, superhero, vampire, antichrist, messiah ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: politics, satire, manipulations, dishonesty, political corruption, media satire, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, state affairs, society, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Cruisin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Comedy - Devin Begley, Destiny Monique, Amanda Nix, Liana Mendoza, Noel Gugliemi
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, couple relations, buddies, society, life turned upside down, social differences, nightlife, disorder, profanity, fight, friends, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Grand Seduction (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As ...
Style: touching, semi serious, stylized, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, manipulations, small town, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, society, cons and scams, unemployment, bribery, doctor, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: canada, newfoundland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Career of Nikos Dyzma (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nikos is a master of funeral ceremonies (that's undertaker to you and me) who doesn't expect much from life. After drunkenly insulting a diplomat at a party, weird things begin to happen for Nikos. The news that a mysterious stranger ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, lifestyle, ambition, fish out of water, state affairs, overnight success, political intrigue, farce, disorder, life turned upside down, career, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Morgan Leafy is a secretary to the British High Commissioner to an Africa nation. Leafy is a man that makes himself useful to his boss, the snobbish Arthur Fanshawe, who has no clue about what's going on around him, but who wants to use his ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: political corruption, golf, politics, infidelity, cons and scams, state affairs, ego clash, dishonesty, nothing goes right, society, revolution, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, customs officer, unsupportive coworkers, snobbism, society, partners, politics, frontier town, comedy duo, european union, colleague colleague relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, farce, disorder, state affairs, dishonesty, fish out of water, political satire, politician, satire, small town, president
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Without Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, society, love and romance, couples, social relations, feminism, village, village life, strong female presence, clergy, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
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LolliLove (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: A hip, misguided Southern California couple decide to make a difference in the lives of the homeless by giving them lollipops with a cheery slogan on the wrapper.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: social differences, rich and poor, society, nothing goes right, social relations, charity, homelessness, satire, female director, homeless
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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27%
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Holy Water (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The village of Kilcoulins Leap was once a thriving spa town, and was home to a famous Holy Well, but now offers little by way of employment for its people, and its decline seems inexorable. When local Postie, Podger Byrnes, comes up with a plan to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: heist, comedy of errors, disorder, cons and scams, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, crimes, dishonesty, social relations, village life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Masquerades (2008)
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, touching, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, love and romance, couples, village, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.1
 295
The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, reality tv, manipulation, life turned upside down, manipulations, tv show, family problems, disorder, couples, family in crisis, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: suspense, biting, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, apathy, investigation, deadly, society, couple relations, eccentric family, violence spree, social decay, meet the parents ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: doctor, village, culture clash, goofy hero, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, social relations, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, friendship, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, australia
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25%
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