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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The second televised production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Helen Mirren in the cast, although this time in a different role (Titania). In the 1968 production, which was released to movie theatres in Europe, but premiered in the U.S. on CBS-TV, Ms. Mirren played Hermia.

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about couples, love and romance, farce, disorder, dishonesty, infidelity and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like A Midsummer Night's Dream: The Comedy of Errors (1983), Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff (1982), All's Well That Ends Well (1981), Three on a Spree (1961), Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Comedy of Errors (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Too bad that Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will instantly put to death any Syracusean found within their borders ...
Plot: mistaken identity, kicked in the butt, twin, twins, abbey, shakespeare
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95%
Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Austria
Duration: 136 min.
Plot: opera
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77%
All's Well That Ends Well (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Helena loves Bertram, but he's of noble birth, while she's just a doctor's daughter. But Bertram is at the court of the King of France, who is ill, and Helena has a remedy that might cure him and win her the right to marry Bertram. ...
Plot: soldier, unrequited love, male female relationship, virgin, love
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72%
Three on a Spree (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think!
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couples, youth, love and romance, fortune, colonel, millionaire, inheritance
Time: 60s
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64%
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Story: Theseus has defeated Hippolyta in battle, and now claims her as his bride. But before the nuptials begin, a pair of young lovers flee into the forest to be married, pursued by a pair of not-lovers. There, in the forest, live the fairies whose lives ...
Plot: stage, live performance
Place: new york
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60%
Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Inspired by Neil Simon's early career experience as a junior writer for Your Show of Shows, the play focuses on Sid Caesar/Jackie Gleason-like Max Prince, the star of a weekly comedy-variety show circa 1953, and his staff, including ...
Plot: television, restaurant, drugs
Time: 50s, 1950s
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54%
Peter Pan Goes Wrong (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre brings Peter Pan Goes Wrong to BBC One. As part of its commitment to community theatre, the BBC has commissioned The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, an amateur dramatics group, to recreate the JM Barrie ...
Plot: play within film, television studio, live performance, pirate ship, backstage, storyteller, breaking the fourth wall, farce, pageant, masquerade
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Timon of Athens (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
Plot: play, generosity, satire, beggar, morality, coin, misanthrope, tragic event, shakespeare
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51%
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Mary Had a Little... (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A theatrical impresario tries to win a bet with a psychiatrist over the production of a perfect baby.
Style: offbeat, sexual, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, mental illness, pregnancy, doctors and patients, fall in love, disorder, power relations, baby, psychiatrist, wager, hypnotism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
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50%
Romeo & Julio (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Croatia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Break-dance trash musical comedy/parody based on William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.
Plot: breakdance, parody, underground, cult, white trash, storyteller, garbage, gay, surrealism, shakespeare's romeo and juliet
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48%
Burning Down the House (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck film director sets fire to his home so he can collect the insurance money and fund his new movie. But crime apparently does pay, because once the rumor mill gets wind of his plans, everyone suddenly wants a slice of his new ...
Plot: scam, hollywood, director, actress, arson
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48%
M4M: Measure for Measure (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A plotting Duke leaves his kingdom in the hands of a prudish soldier, who evokes an arcane law making fornication punishable by death - but who then abuses his power when he becomes obsessed with an even more chaste young man.
Plot: gay
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47%
Ginger Ale Afternoon (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jesse is nine months pregnant and lives with her underemployed husband Hank in a dilapidated mobile home in a rusty trailer park. During an afternoon of talk, Jesse discovers that Hank has been spending time with Bonnie, their young, bovine ...
Plot: trailer trash, trailer park, topless, female nudity, pregnancy, white trash
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44%
Shy of Normal: Tales of New Life Experiences (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An author (Brinke Stevens) cures her struggle with writer's block by making up funny short stories about random people she sees in public.
Style: cult film
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, love, barefoot, lesbian
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44%
Run for Your Wife (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John ...
Style: not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: couples, disorder, love triangle, love and romance, nothing goes right, dishonesty, infidelity, comedy of errors, life turned upside down, taxi driver, farce, bigamy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Severed Head (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Antonia, the pampered wife of Martin Lynch-Gibbon, an upper class wine merchant, tells her husband that she is in love with their best friend, the psychiatrist Palmer Anderson. Palmer and Antonia want to deal with the situation in a civilized way, ...
Plot: married couple, dysfunctional marriage, infidelity, mistress, friend, psychiatrist, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, wine tasting, sex, female nudity
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43%
The Adding Machine (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An accountant whose job is about to be taken over by a computer starts to re-examine his life and his priorities.
Plot: electric chair, employment, accountant, afterlife, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: factory, satire, cooking and food, disorder, strong sexual content, workplace, dishonesty, crimes, workplace situations, corporate crimes, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Not Now Darling (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married British furrier gives a mobster's mistress a cheap mink coat.
Plot: underwear, model, farce, fur coat, mistress, business partner, adultery, bathtub, telephone, female nudity, secretary, sex ...
Place: london
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41%
The Clandestine Marriage (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family.
Style: stylized, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: society, family relations, power relations, couples, estate, wedding, love and romance, master and servant, romance, parents and children, pregnancy, comedy of errors ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe
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40%
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Pygmalion (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play.
Plot: taxi, colonel, professor, kimono, cockney
Time: year 1912
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Le Graphique de Boscop (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Style: cult film
Plot: mathematics, book, song, vulgarity, computer, loss of wife
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three men perform the entire 37 play canon from William Shakespeare in under two hours. A lot of quick costume changes and even more laughs.
Plot: theater, live audience, rap, theatre audience, breaking the fourth wall, parody, female impersonator, filmed play, professor, stage play, shakespeare play, talking to the audience ...
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Cymbeline (1982)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Cymbeline, the King of Britain, is angry that his daughter Imogen has chosen a poor (but worthy) man for her husband. So he banishes Posthumus, who goes to fight for Rome. Imogen (dressed as a boy) goes in search of her husband, who meanwhile has ...
Plot: king, musician, wine, fire, prisoner, father daughter relationship, bracelet, convention, bet, decapitated body, a vision, blood ...
Place: rome italy, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A housewife, bored with her bra-manufacturer husband, who spends most of his time obsessed with classical music, strikes up an affair with one of his employees whom she hides in the attic--something both she and the lover find quite a suitable ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, sexual, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, ghost, wedding, attic, wizards and magicians, family relations, romance, danger, dealing with death, betrayal, unlikely criminals, society ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nasty Neighbours (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mr. and Mrs. Peach's favourite neighbours emigrate to Australia, leaving the grieving couple anxiously twitching the net curtains of their suburban cul-de-sac home waiting to see who will be moving in next door. Unfortunately, far from their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: lovers on the run, unfulfillment, unemployment, innocence lost, suburbs, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, obsession, cons and scams, boss and employee, suburban life, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Devil and Angel (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Adapted from the famous stage play of the same name, Devil And Angel (E Gun Tian Shi) follows Zha, played by Sun Li, a top student with a high IQ, who goes on a journey with Mo, played by famous Chinese comedy actor Deng Chao, a professional ...
Plot: corruption, opposites attract, nerd, debt collector, guru
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Insignificance (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four 1950s cultural icons (Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, and Senator Joseph MacCarthy) who conceivably could have met but probably didn't, fictionally do so in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visually intriguing, the ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, mind bending, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, hotel room, writer's life, mathematics, couples, switching roles, anti war, celebrity culture, satire, artists and showbiz, guilt, baseball ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: hiroshima japan, new york
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38%
Vos gueules les mouettes (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A TV channel organizes a super-8 competition, and Kenavec family decides to film their small village in Brittany.
Plot: estate, film within a film, lighthouse, village, tv, seagull, lighthouse keeper
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Perfectly Normal (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A cab driver and an opera fan strike up an unusual friendship.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic
Plot: restaurant, friends, life turned upside down, couples, hockey, disorder, workplace situations, cons and scams, relationship vs career, boss and employee, farce, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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37%
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