Movies like Norman... Is That You?

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Norman... Is That You? (1976)
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Norman... Is That You? (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Parents (Redd Foxx, Pearl Bailey) discover their son is gay and lives in Hollywood with his white lover (Dennis Dugan).
Plot: black lgbt, dancing, gay, coming out, kitchen, family relations, book, homosexual, dream, african american, interracial relations, taxi, taxi driver, elevator, navy, homosexuality, bus, father son relationship, nightmare, puppet, reading, motel, gay relationship, bookstore, gay lead character ...
Place: mexico, los angeles, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about family relations, gay, couples, gay interest, father son relationship, homosexual and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Norman... Is That You?: Five on the Black Hand Side (1973), The Birdcage (1996), A Million to Juan (1994), Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986), Coming Out Party (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, wedding, politics, family problems, injustice, couples, family life, social decay, suburban life, suburbs, couple relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
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95%
 7.1
 78K
The Birdcage (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: senator, gay slur, cross dressing, farce, crossdressing, politician, comedy of errors, disorder, conservative, family values, gender, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
A Million to Juan (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: money, restaurant, community, family relations, cons and scams, rich and poor, mistaken identity, down on your luck, social differences, farce, disorder, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, california, latin america, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, satire, dog, rescue, self discovery, family relations, yuppie, eating disorder, uninvited guest, wealth, swimming pool, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Coming Out Party (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Coming Out Party" is a celebration of love, life and freedom as seven gay and lesbian comic storytellers share their personal stories of "coming out" to family, friends, and co-workers, and living "out" and proud. ...
Plot: lgbt, roller skates, homosexuality, lesbian, boyfriend, gay straight relations, coming out, homosexual, gay, comedian, comedienne, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With his life already in shambles -- his girlfriend just dumped him, he's lost his acting gig, and his cat is seriously ill -- sad-sack Jimmy Zoole (Steve Guttenberg) comes home New Year's Eve to find a gay burglar (Lombardo Boyar) looting ...
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: breakup, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, redemption, down on your luck, couples, friends, best friends, artists and showbiz, aunt nephew relationship, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Over the course of his silly, high-energy performance, Holmes shares his thoughts on such disparate topics as: the keys to happiness; the illogicality of nightmares; being an "easy laugh"; what to wear on a flight; bizarre quirks of ...
Style: dark humor, light, humorous, tense, topical humor ...
Plot: stand up comedian, gay, impersonation, gay slur, concert, dancing, taxi driver, rapper, fear, sex talk, dream, sexual joke ...
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Gay Deceivers (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Danny and Elliot avoid military service by pretending to be gay, but they have to act the part when the recruiting officer doesn't buy it.
Style: cult film, homoerotic, gay cinema, lgbt cinema
Plot: female objectification, psychological manipulation, manipulative woman, cabriolet, barefoot male, perfume, shaving, voyeurism, mistaken for gay, clothed male naked male, tennis court, repeated scene ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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If Dad Only Knew (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bobby is a gay man in the closet in 2003, afraid to come out to his three older brothers, even though he's at least 30 and is being pressed by his sister, his boyfriend, and his lesbian beard to tell the lads. The death of his father and a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, forbidden love, self discovery, dishonesty, love and romance, opposites attract, best friends, couples, mistaken identity, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.6
 88
Go Go Crazy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The mockumentary follows the contests, judges, and hostess of a go go boy dancing contest. With a little sex, sabotage, and a few dirty tricks, this movie will turn you on, bend you over with laughter and then give you a happy ending.
Plot: go go dancer, gay bar, competition, dancing, judge, female impersonator, gay interest, gay, gay lead character
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 7K
Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, prank, adult as child, parents and children, family, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, eccentric family, youth, mischievous children, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.6
 166
Fag Hag (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Fag Hag is the touching inspirational story of how two hopeless no-talent losers find each other in a cruel world, and through the strength of their deep bond are empowered to become two hopeless no-talent losers. Featuring a tour de force ...
Plot: christian, diva, homosexual, bookstore, gay bashing, beauty pageant, talent contest, sex, contest, gay, male female relationship, satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 176
My Best Day (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Karen can't believe that she has to work her receptionist gig on a gorgeous Fourth of July. Then a call comes from her long-lost father and sets in motion a crazy chain of events that will change one small town forever. Meanwhile, Megan must ...
Plot: female director, small town, bicycle, father daughter relationship, lesbian, lesbian kiss, boy, flyswatter, sister, gay interest, fourth of july, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, couple relations, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, odd couple, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Big Gay Italian Wedding (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A father, who calls himself "open" and tolerant and fights against any form of discrimination, reveals himself as not so liberal when his son announces the engagement to his partner. Overwhelmed by the news, he regresses into the most ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, captivating, gay cinema ...
Plot: gay marriage, gay couple, coming out, priest, reconciliation, gay lead character, marriage proposal, catholic church, meet the parents, family relations, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
46%
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 1K
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 ⇓
45%
Don't Make Waves (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), bodybuilders, acrobats, motorcycle chicken races, a nut fishing in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, erotic, cliffhanger ...
Plot: beach, love and romance, romance, surfing, couple relations, love triangle, couples, holiday, billboard, blonde, mud, volkswagen beetle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, malibu california, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: restaurant, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, workplace, cooking and food, love and romance, lifestyle, chef, family business, business card, matchmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Times Have Been Better (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving in with his beau, 30ish banker Jérémy (Arnaud Binard) decides to let the cat out of the bag, telling his unsuspecting parents, Guy (Bernard Le Coq) and Rosine (Charlotte de Turckheim), that he's gay. Though they've always ...
Style: emotional, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, coming out, society, farce, family in crisis, parents and children, studying, family problems, gender, gays and lesbians, gay son, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Eating Out: Drama Camp (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With raging boy hormones and the laugh quotient turned on full, Chris Salvatore and Daniel Skelton return, along with Rebekah Kochan and cult icon Mink Stole in the fourth installment of Q. Allan Brocka's hilarious and over-the-top sexual ...
Style: humorous, touching, sexual, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gender, love affair, sexual relations, sexual content, temptation, ex boyfriend, body, boyfriend, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 84
Idol (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farce about the casting of a gay actor in a gay role on a television series which had previously been played by a straight man. When the original star of a fictional gay-themed action series called "Espionage" unexpectedly dies, network ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: satire, celebrity, dancer, party, film within a film, decapitation, publicist, gay, tennis, farce, manicure, cigarette smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Under the Rainbow (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In World War II era Los Angeles, the manager of the Culver Hotel leaves his nephew in charge for a weekend. The nephew changes the name to the Hotel Rainbow and overbooks with royalty, assassins, secret agents, Japanese tourists, and munchkins (from ...
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, light, funny ...
Plot: hotel, farce, espionage, disorder, secret agents, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, showbiz, spy, secret service, mistaken identity, assassin ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
You Should Meet My Son! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about a conservative Southern mom who discovers that her only son is gay. Determined that he won’t go through life alone and miserable, she sets out to find him the perfect husband!
Style: touching, sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, family relations, gay relationship, gay, love and romance, gender, manhunt, youth, couples, teenage life, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Critic's Choice (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage. Based on ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: psychologist, couples, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, relationship vs career, couple relations, critic, writing, second wife, housewife ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ethan Green (Daniel Letterle) has no problem finding guys who want to sleep with him or even date him, but finding someone to settle down with is a different story. Given three choices -- a sexy teenager, a hunky jock, or his ex-boyfriend who is ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, coming out, romance, youth, family relations, couples, fall in love, sexual relations, couple relations, parents and children, gay relationship, republican ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Just You and Me, Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor
Plot: friendship, drug dealer, magic, runaway, adoption, woman in danger, on the run, unlikely partners, elderly, golden years, drug dealing, odd couple ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Carmen Electra, Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, not serious
Plot: jewish, gays and lesbians, jewish family, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, eccentric family, coming out, family in crisis, sexual content, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%