Movies like Posthumous Memories

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Posthumous Memories (2001)
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Posthumous Memories (2001)
Original name: Memórias Póstumas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Free adaptation of Machado de Assis' classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.
Style: contemplative, humorous, suspense, cynical, surreal, semi serious, biting
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, society, human nature, introspection, fall in love, satire, wooing, unfulfillment, coffin, horse drawn carriage
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about society, satire, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, introspection and human nature mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Posthumous Memories: The Comedy (2012), The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum (1997), Personal Tailor (2013), Marie and Bruce (2004), The New Age (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: thought provoking, cynical, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, estrangement, social decay, human nature, satire, shallowness, society, dull life, life is a bitch, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Balding advertising executive Mr. Baum spends more time on a new ad campaign for purple sunglasses than he does with his own family. But suddenly he is forced to reexamine his life after a doctor tells him that he has an 'aggressive' brain ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: family life, terminal illness, introspection, dull life, family relations, satire, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, dealing with death, race against time
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Place: israel
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Personal Tailor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the director of Back to 1942, Feng Xiaogang, comes PERSONAL TAILOR, one of the most unique films you'll see in this upcoming holiday season. Imagine a team that will sacrifice themselves for your dream at any cost -- but only if that dream ...
Style: cynical, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: follow your dream, satire, dream come true, social differences, artists and showbiz, hopes, filmmaking, society, media, company
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
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Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: couple relations, introspection, dysfunctional family, family problems, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, urban, city life, couples, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary
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60%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
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Time: 90s
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56%
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Reality (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, thought provoking ...
Plot: life turned upside down, obsession, losing-it hero, society, disorder, audition, tv show, human nature, tv, big brother, satire, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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52%
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
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Plot: friendship, fall in love, self discovery, looking for love, human nature, best friends, introspection, on the road, hopes, family business, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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52%
Love at the Top (1974)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The relationship between a successful businessman and a prostitute is exploited by a cynical novelist.
Style: suspense, witty, humorous, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night
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51%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspense, humorous, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, mental illness, satire, adultery, marital problem, housewife, love affair, family in crisis, destructive relationship, couple relations, midlife crisis ...
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49%
Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On a dark, rainy night, an historic and regal Taipei cinema sees its final film: 1967 martial arts feature "Dragon Inn". As the film plays, the lives of the theater's various employees and patrons intersect, and two ghostly actors ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, surreal, contemplative, experimental ...
Plot: tourist, film within a film, longing, introspection, human nature, solitude, dull life, theater, watching a movie, unfulfillment, love and romance, postmodernism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, taipei, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Yugoslavia, West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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48%
God Is Brazilian (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God decides to take a vacation, but first He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job, however, during His mission, ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: optimism, human spirit, miraculous event, society, hopes, human nature, chosen one, faith, religion, religions or cults, unlikely partners, imaginary ...
Place: brazil, latin america
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47%
The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, contemplative, suspense, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
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47%
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Duration: 103 min.
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45%
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Almost You (1985)
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Rio Sex Comedy (2010)
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44%
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Down House (2001)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Time: 90s
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42%
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The Curse (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: clever, humorous, witty, cynical, biting ...
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42%
The Family Game (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, clever, witty, suspense ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talentless teen will do anything to get on TV's "The Voice." Meanwhile, her father, a municipal worker, creates an uproar when a video of his rants at City Hall goes viral.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, cynical ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, friends, couples, infidelity, love affair, political intrigue, society, unfulfillment, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, state affairs ...
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Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Ms. Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: fashion, satire, celebrity culture, media satire, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media, lifestyle, fan, television crew, tv reporter, dinner ...
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40%
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The Clown (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Am I Beautiful? (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, semi serious
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Optical Illusions (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France, Portugal
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
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36%
Anita Takes a Chance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fifty-something widow Anita loses her lifetime dream job as a cinema attendant when the new owner wants to tear down the old theater and build a trendy multiplex in its stead. Depressed at first, Anita finds comfort in watching the shirtless hunks ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, sexual
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36%