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Fakin' Da Funk (1997)
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Fakin' Da Funk (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly black neighbourhood of South Central.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: interracial relations, teenage life, crimes, youth, friendship, friends, family relations, hip hop, racism, parents and children, adoption, urban ghetto life, babies and infants, physical appearance, society, city life, culture clash, urban ghetto, ghetto, asian, exchange student, asian american
Time: 90s, 20th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about friends, society, friendship, youth, family relations, lifestyle and teenage life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Fakin' Da Funk: It's Under My Skin (2006), The Breaks (1999), Mobsters and Mormons (2005), Who Shot Patakango? (1989), Whiteboyz (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's Under My Skin (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: humorous, touching, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, lifestyle, family relations, friends, society, culture clash, male nudity, adoption, african american, abandoned baby, delicatessen, animal shelter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
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The Breaks (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Derrick, a racially-confused Irishman raised in the hood by a black family is having the worst day ever. Determined to prove to his fed-up mother and would-be girlfriend that he's not a screw-up, he sets out to do one thing right (get some ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, youth, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, misfit, odd couple, juvenile delinquency, disorder, interracial relations, racism, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, hidden identity, fish out of water, friendship, buddies, teenage life, misfit, society, starting over, parents and children, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Who Shot Patakango? (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale set in Brooklyn during the late '50s which centers around the high school life of a group of teens that have to deal with racial tensions at their interracial vocational high school.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: school, racism, teenage love, college life, interracial relations, adolescence vs adulthood, urban ghetto life, friendship, high school life, college, teenage life, high school ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Whiteboyz (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a virtually all-white Iowa town, Flip daydreams of being a hip-hop star, hanging with Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre. He practices in front of a mirror and with his two pals, James and Trevor. He talks Black slang, he dresses Black. He's also ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, slang, cynical ...
Plot: hip hop, small town, friendship, follow your dream, teenage life, americana, culture clash, fish out of water, crimes, misfit, teenage love, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to like each other as friends
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friends, interracial relations, friendship, subway, police, coming of age, buddies, bittersweet, teenage life, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.3
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A Miami Tail (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "A Miami Tail" is a contemporary version of Lysistrata, a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes. "A Miami Tail" has Alicia (Trina) leading the women of Liberty City in a protest against gang violence and disrespect of women in ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: gang, couples, society, youth, sexual relations, city life, urban ghetto life, crimes, juvenile delinquency, battle of the sexes, protest, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bam Bam and Celeste (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Celeste (Margaret Cho) and Bam Bam (Bruce Daniels) escape their Midwest hometown for New York, and take on their high-school nemeses - the dictators of the world-famous Salon Mirage - while discovering that true beauty lies within.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, touching ...
Plot: road trip, tv show, misfit, friendship, on the road, friends, beauty salon, lifestyle, society, physical appearance, gays and lesbians, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Lost Embrace (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, family relations, family life, haunted by the past, friendship, friends, parents and children, youth, hopes, father son relationship, polish, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, latin america, argentina, poland, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Heaven Before I Die (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He is different because of that and decides to emigrate from Palestine to Canada, where "everyone is equal". There everybody treats him kindly, and a thief ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: disability, farce, friendship, self discovery, heist, friends, oracle, society, crimes, love and romance, criminal heroes, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
 812
Phat Beach (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, society, obesity, nothing goes right, gangsters, hip hop, high school, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nora's Hair Salon II (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The hilarious cast of Nora's Hair Salon is back in this outrageous, bust-a-gut comedy! Featuring familiar faces and fresh new names, Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above will have you cutting up all over again! As co-owner of Nora's Hair ...
Style: witty, clever, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, city life, workplace situations, urban, beauty salon, family relations, society, workplace, estrangement, barbershop, black cast
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 399
Adopted (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: For hundreds of years, Africa has existed in a state of despair. Famine, civil wars and rampant disease have left the continent without hope, but for the efforts of Western do-gooders. At first, they arrived with food, bibles and the magic of ...
Style: not serious, realistic, suspense, humorous, biting
Plot: adoption, society, lifestyle, family relations, disorder, culture clash, babies and infants, misfit, orphan, celebrity culture, fish out of water, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 307
American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: college, lifestyle, follow your dream, culture clash, society, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, misfit, hopes, youth, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Sinful Life (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former 'Sonny and Cher' dancer tries to pull her life together when social services threaten to take her daughter away from her.
Style: emotional, offbeat, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: social services, custody, adoption, self discovery, boarding school life, family life, drug abuse, profanity, catastrophe, babies and infants, single parent, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Wake in Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Going back home can be hard, particularly when you come from a traditional Italian family, and especially when the girlfriend you bring back is not Italian. But the roof caves in when she's African American. This is the problem that Anthony ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, interracial relations, family life, social differences, silly humor, eccentric family, culture clash, romance, society, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Party Girl (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, lebanese, party, librarian, library, coming of age, fish out of water, city life, love and romance, youth, romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Harris Malden wears his insecurity on his face in a curious disguise for everyone to see. No one in the neighborhood, not even his best friend Paul or his brother Melvin, has the heart to tell him how ridiculous he looks with the thick black line ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: birthday, friendship, society, lifestyle, friends, family relations, physical appearance, misfit, moustache, fake moustache, party, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.7
 746
Drool (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An abused wife's plan to escape her husband goes awry when she accidentally kills him, causing her to split on a cross-country drive with her best friend and his corpse in tow.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, uplifting ...
Plot: on the road, family relations, couples, love affair, friendship, eccentric family, crimes, road trip, interracial relations, domestic violence, manslaughter, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, friends, youth, teenage life, hip hop, profanity, sexual content, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, society, love and romance, youth, coming of age, profanity, graphic violence, family relations, couples, family problems, immigrants, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ciao, Professore! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bureaucratic snafu sends Marco Tullio Sperelli, a portly, middle-aged northern Italian, to teach third grade in a poor town outside Naples
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, whimsical, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: school, rich and poor, friendship, culture clash, coming of age, high school, fish out of water, high school life, village, self discovery, idealism, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Aliens in America (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Aliens in America is an American sitcom created by David Guarascio and Moses Port that aired on The CW for one season from 2007–2008. Guarascio and Port also served as executive producers of the show alongside Tim Doyle. Luke Greenfield directed ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: muslim, high school, exchange student, family relations, culture clash, society, youth, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, christianity, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Kicking the Dog (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Twelve friends spend one last great summer together, partying and reminiscing, ultimately realizing they will soon go their separate ways in life
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: college, friendship, dog, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, partners, buddies, party, nightlife, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 940
Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, friends, reunion, homecoming, society, college, small town life, small town, female director, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
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Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, friendship, teenage life, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, youth, tournament, video game, contests and competitions, computers and web ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Raging Hormones (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's said that women will take a boy's mind of his schoolwork, and one young man finds out just how true that is in this frantic comedy. Peter Broadhurst (Topher Hopkins) is a high school senior whose mother Bev (Della Hobby) is bound and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: dominatrix, couples, friends, looking for sex, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, college, youth, erotica, hot, seductive, oral sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 479
Things to Do (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Office worker, Adam, quits work to return to his childhood home and settles into the comforts of his parent's backyard. A chance meeting with a friend from his past leads to them making a "Things to Do" list so they can fulfill some ...
Style: sexual, touching, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hopes, babies and infants, love and romance, getting home, emotionless, family relations, solitude, friends, youth, store, office, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cut'n It Up: Dallas (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Seven comedians bring down the house in the second line up of comic stylings from Producer Cecil Chambers series "Cut'N It Up". In this set the city of Dallas is on display as Rodney Perry, Juan Villereal, Joey Wells, Rayzor, Mark ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, live comedy, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, artists and showbiz, satire, social differences, interracial relations, culture clash, lifestyle, society, city life, comedian, joke, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, introspection, urban, couple relations, store, social differences, parents and children, human nature, city life, infidelity, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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