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The Apple War (1971)
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The Apple War (1971)
Original name: Äppelkriget
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A German businessman wants to buy land in southern Sweden for a gigantic amusement park, his new project called "Deutschneyland" (a wordplay of Deutschland and Disneyland). Some of the locals dislike the idea, including the magically talented Lindberg family, and work to frustrate the development plans.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, biting, suspense, semi serious
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, ambition, satire, political corruption, small town life, dishonesty, small town, amusement park, rivalry, underdog, theme park, anti capitalism, corporate crimes, social relations, giant, nature, politics, businessman, supernatural power, tree, surrealism, environment, countryside
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and biting films with plots about society, disorder, small town, satire, social relations, ambition and small town life mostly in Comedy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Apple War: The Adventures of Picasso (1978), Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975), The Well Beloved One (2010), Jim and the Pirates (1987), Amazing Grace (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Adventures of Picasso (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso shows talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is discovered by a rich American millionaire and starts to earn ...
Style: saga, semi serious, humorous
Plot: fictional biography, couples, couple relations, performer's life, unfulfillment, society, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, adolf hitler, baldness, cabbage ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, paris france, europe, france, new york ...
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95%
Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fairy tale and satire about a wealthy industrialist, whose son has been subdued and oppressed and totally uninterested in his father's business.
Style: realistic, not serious, tragicomedy, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: mother son incest, factory, sex with mother, dysfunctional family, murder, boss and employee, family business, rebelliousness, farce, parents and children, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Well Beloved One (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the homonymous work of Dias Gomes , The Well Beloved tells the story of the mayor Paraguassu Odorico, whose primary goal in his administration in the city of Sucupira is the inauguration of a cemetery. One side is supported by the sisters ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: social relations, political intrigue, politics, rivalry, small town, farce, journalism, dishonesty, media, town mayor, family relations, city
Time: 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Jim and the Pirates (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jim Olsson, eight years old, lives in a small, boring town.His father has passed away recently but comes back in Jim's fantasies to tell stories. In his daydreams Jim has all kinds of adventures.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, small town, small town life, family relations, social relations, adventure, family, ghost, youth, supernatural, dealing with death, pirate ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Amazing Grace (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Amazing Grace is a 1974 light comedy featuring black comedienne Moms Mabley as a widow who tries to influence the local mayoral election in Baltimore, Maryland, after she discovers that a black candidate is being used by the incumbent mayor to ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspense, biting, cynical ...
Plot: racism, campaign, injustice, ambition, underdog, workplace, media, interracial relations, heroic mission, social decay, political corruption, political conspiracy ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, baltimore
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61%
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 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: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: politics, satire, political corruption, society, state affairs, manipulations, media, head of state, dishonesty, ambition, rise to the top, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
One-Week Bachelors (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gary's wife going away and he drives her to the airport. Gary has planned a week of hard work but at the airport he met Lasse, and then becomes nothing that Gary had in mind. An unlikely friendship develops between the two, and Gary succeed in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right, rave, disorder, friends, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), comedy of errors, opposites attract, hypnotist, drinking alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Small and short Frida lives with her long, tall friend in a house in the countryside. Frida rejects the idea that people who has commited crimes should be locked up. One day their own house is burgled by Harald. He is sentenced to prison. Acting in ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: prison, farce, prison life, society, confined, escape, satire, prisoner, warden, spring
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, biting, suspense ...
Plot: life turned upside down, comedy of errors, satire, cons and scams, political unrest, society, politics, disorder, social relations, village life, village, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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And the Winner Is... (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy - The hypocrisy lurking behind politics and small-town life is revealed in this sharp, hilarious satire that finds Centerville shaking up its mayoral election by forcing the candidates to participate in an "Election Pageant." Seven ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: politics, satire, americana, ambition, rise to the top, campaign, social decay, gender bending, social differences, transvestism, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 515
Closing Escrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.
Style: humorous, cynical, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, ambition, satire, real estate, couples, marriage, contests and competitions, dead animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Vampires Anonymous (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A vampire trying to get away from his "eating habits", joins a 12-step program.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: vampire, supernatural, silly humor, zombie, deadly, sheep, satire, scooter, small town, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Southern town, the local sheriff tries to keep everything peaceful and under control.
Style: sentimental, offbeat, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: americana, small town, sheriff, moonshine, graphic violence, nothing goes right, society, lifestyle, social relations, disorder, small town life, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern usa
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48%
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, introspection, small town life, parents and children, small town, couple relations, couples, family relations, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Cookout (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Todd Anderson signs a $30 million deal with his hometown team, the New Jersey Nets, he knows that his life is set for a big change. To keep things real, he decides to throw a barbeque at his place -- just like the ones his family used to have. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense, biting ...
Plot: rise to the top, social differences, family gatherings, ambition, chaos and mayhem, society, social relations, family life, sport team, family relations, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 800
HealtH (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, satire, convention, americana, sexual relations, media satire, campaign, couples, cooking and food, wedding, political corruption, media ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, cynical, biting, realistic ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Government Woman (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: mayor, family life, parents and children, politics, life turned upside down, disorder, small town, society, state affairs, social relations, small town life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Luck (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Shane Bradley, who is fixated on ideas of luck and destiny, tries to win the girl of his dreams. After their relationship falters, Shane begins to think he might be unlucky and turns to gambling as an outlet for his obsession.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, light, feel good ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hitting the Nuts (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitting the Nuts is the 'true' story of the 2009 Scott County, Indiana Poker Championship as told by those who were there. This mockumentary follows the town preacher, busty waitress, lovable redneck dad, portly returning champion and a ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
That's Carry On! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Celebrating twenty years of classic Carry On films, two of the films’ best-loved stars, Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor return to Pinewood film studios to unwrap some rib-tickling moments from the series. From the original, military mayhem of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, anthology ...
Plot: royal family, disorder, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Living Wake (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: “The Living Wake” is a dark comedy set in a timeless storybook universe. Self-proclaimed artist and genius, K. Roth Binew, has one day to live. He has enlisted his best and only friend, Mills Joquin, to take him around on a bicycle powered ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, witty, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mutiny on the Buses (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the ...
Style: sitcom, sexual, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: bus, working class, dishonesty, relationship vs career, cons and scams, workplace situations, chaos and mayhem, society, rivalry, disorder, couples, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, self discovery, small town sheriff, social relations, hopes, small town life, love and romance, actress, drunkenness, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Super Sucker (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two door to door vaccuum cleaner salesmen hilariously compete against each other.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: against the odds, rise to the top, workplace, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, workplace romance, farce, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, captivating ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace situations, friendship, workplace, supportive coworker, misfit, disorder, culture clash, social relations, couple relations, society, co worker co worker relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ 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: humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, satire, kidnapping, disorder, switching roles, dishonesty, state affairs, society, hidden identity, shopkeeper, entrapment, dictator ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 330
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 ...
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