Movies like Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing

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Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing (1989)
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Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing (1989)
Original name: Amanece, que no es poco
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theodore, a young Spanish engineer who works as a professor at the University of Oklahoma, returned to Spain to enjoy a sabbatical year. Upon arrival, he discovers that his father killed his mother and, to compensate for the loss, he bought a motorcycle with sidecar to travel together. Father and son arrive in a remote mountain village seems empty, what happens is that all residents are in church every day, because the Mass is a true spectacle. Jimmy and Theodore are discovering the peculiarities of the people, attend the elections held each year to appoint mayor, priest, teacher, bitch ... In addition, the town has come a group of students at the American University of Eaton, a Belgian meteorologists, a dissident group of the Russian Army Choir, invading people's hidden above ...
Plot: surrealism, countryside, village, election, mayor

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surreal, semi serious, humorous and offbeat films with plots about surrealism, countryside, village, female nudity, sex, dog and fire mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing: The Woman with Red Boots (1974), Dark at Noon (1992), Throg (2004), The Taste of Tea (2004), Fatty Drives the Bus (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Woman with Red Boots (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elderly millionaire manipulates an avant-garde writer and a happily married man.
Plot: boots, surrealism, chess, female nudity
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The Merman Prince for El Presidente Emperor Warlord! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Merman Prince has swum to the Shore! He has left behind his underwater utopia, in order to try his hand at global politics. A camera crew is hired to follow The Merman Prince on the campaign trail, as he runs for the newly created position of El ...
Style: political, avant garde
Plot: donald trump, social satire, earth, political satire, election, president, parody, surrealism, world, mermaid
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Dark at Noon (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this mystical comedy, Felicien has traveled to Portugal from France soon after the end of the First World War. It seems that his recently deceased father had invested a lot of money in a factory located in a remote village, and he has come to ...
Style: allegory
Plot: puzzle, ghost, virgin mary, buried alive, crutches, marquis, death of father, priest, village, surrealism, oneiric, body swapping ...
Time: year 1918
Place: paris france, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Throg (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Believing he's destined for greatness, an unlikely hero named Throg (Dana Lee) embarks on a wild adventure filled with Greek gods, Arthurian knights, certified loonies, nasty harpies, talking pigs, garbage collectors and one twisted forest ...
Plot: cult, sword and sorcery, time travel, surrealism, medieval, farce, excalibur
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Taste of Tea (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project at home. Uncle Ayano has ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: countryside, escape from reality, eccentric family, family life, youth, housewife, dull life, delusion, parents and children, teenage love, family history, ghost ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fatty Drives the Bus (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Oh no! It appears as if Satan isn't going to fill his soul quota this month! So of course, he turns himself into a tour guide and takes a bus-load of unsuspecting tourists on a ride down the highway to hell.
Plot: absurd humor, bus driver, piano, devil, tour guide, hell, bus, surrealism, cross dressing
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Surrealist and His Naughty Hand (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A film about Finnish artist Kalervo Palsa who was completely neglected by his peers and time
Style: surreal
Plot: surrealism, barn, peep show, alcohol, hand, painter, brother brother relationship, drinking alcohol, alcohol abuse, drunken man, artist, painting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Nurse on Wheels (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Quietly competent young Joanna moves with her scatterbrain mother to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. She soon overcomes the suspicion of her patients used to someone rather older, while becoming romantically involved ...
Plot: priest, village, countryside, nurse, caravan, farmer, romance, bicycle, mother daughter relationship, jealous woman, manipulative woman, husband wife relationship ...
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Sotto il ristorante cinese (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man captures the fancy of an inventor's daughter when he passes through a basement door into another dimension.
Plot: parallel world, girl, love, remote control, surrealism, chinese restaurant, female nudity, bank robbery, beach, scientist, parallel worlds
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Invisible Woman (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: female director, acting audition, family relations, surrealism, supernatural power, doctor, gynecologist, scientist, ancestor
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Bedside Highway (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this Danish sex comedy, precisely opposite goals lead a young official of the Department of Roads and Traffic and all the women of the local village to end up in the sack. His goal is to get them to sign papers allowing a new highway to go ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy
Plot: village, female nudity, farm, seduction, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), countryside, unfaithful wife, hot, sex scene
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Work is a 4-Letter Word (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dreamlike satire about a young man who resists getting a job at the lone employing conglomerate in his dreary industrial town, but changes his mind when he discovers the plant's boiler room has the perfect climate to assist him with his pet ...
Plot: job, weirdo, fiancee, surrealism, factory, cult, mushroom, technology, employment, underground, machine
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Cool, Calm and Collected (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Two men, fortyish, worn out by their wives, abandon everything to go and live in the back of beyond. There they meet a truculent priest, a boozer, Émile who recalls them to life's simple pleasures. Calm is what they want. But soon their ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: surrealism, sexual fantasy, gynecologist, vagina, midlife crisis, male friendship, symbolism, battle of the sexes, female nudity, sex, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
His Majesty Minor (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dans une île imaginaire perdue en Mer Egée, aux temps très lointains d'avant Homère, Minor, mi-homme mi-cochon, orphelin et muet, file des jours tranquilles dans la douce tiédeur de la porcherie en compagnie de sa bonne amie la Truie. Au ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: island, nudity (full frontal - brief), centaur, friends, social relations, in the woods, profanity, village life, curses spells and rituals, village, legends and myths, strong sexual content ...
Place: ancient greece
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Akaton mies (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Farmer wants a wife.
Plot: bachelor, city country contrast, village, moonshine, farming, countryside, farm, drinking, forest, male female relationship
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53%
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Asylum Seekers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six people on the verge of a breakdown decide to check themselves into an insane asylum, only to discover there is just room for one.
Style: dark humor, surreal, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: contests and competitions, mental institution, eccentricity, art, surrealism, mental breakdown, contest, alternate reality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
And in the Morning They Woke Up (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: And in The Morning They Woke Up
Plot: surrealism, hung over, vodka, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
There Was a Castle with Forty Dogs (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie was based on the novel "Au bonheur des chiens" (To the Happiness of Dogs), by Rémo Forlani.
Plot: pets, boy, dog, fire, castle, child, countryside, debt, animal shelter, pet, veterinarian, puppy ...
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Two Tons of Turquoise to Taos Tonight (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A film without a beginning or an end, Moment to Moment is a rush of curious sketches, scenes, and shots that takes on a rhythmic life of its own.
Style: absurd
Plot: underground, photograph, surrealism, jazz, absurdism, home movie
Time: 70s
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Move (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
Plot: playwright, fantasy becomes reality, secretary, dog walker, dog, times square manhattan new york city, husband wife relationship, absurdism, central park manhattan new york city, surrealism, police officer, moving ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Tobi (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a little boy who grows a pair of wings on his back, giving him the appearance of an angel. The boy draws the attention of his community including doctors, scientists and schoolmates. The wings are surgically removed but eventually ...
Plot: bird, surgery, working class, mutation, surrealism, angel, boy, father son relationship, wings, amusement park, flying, doctor ...
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The National Shotgun (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A catalan manufacturer of intercoms travels to Madrid, accompanied by his mistress, to attend a hunt that he has organized. Its main purpose is to mix with people of high society to improve their business. All seems well until the owner of the farm ...
Plot: hunting, surrealism, business, high society, politics, absurdism, female stockinged legs, female nudity, pantyhose, sex, killing an animal
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 7
Karnabal (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Story: Jaumet is about lo live his most unforgettable adventure. Traveling by car, he arrives in a village whose inhabitants are quite outlandishly, as if they were plunged in a rare carnival behavior.
Style: avant garde
Plot: mask, balloon, theater, male female relationship, face mask, parable, surrealism, carnival, journey, angel, kingdom, theatre production ...
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45%
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Ryaba My Chicken (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Soviet days an old peasant woman's hen begins to lay golden eggs. Of course, everyone agrees that she should share the wealth like a good citizen.
Style: folk tale
Plot: chicken, village, toilet, egg, fire, money, giant animal, talking animals, countryside
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jungle Freaks (1969)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Born a fully grown black man in a village in the Brazilian jungle, Macunaíma later magically transforms into a white man before making an adventure-filled trip to the city of São Paulo. Once there, he becomes something of a dandy, falling in love ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: racism, water fountain, gold, machine gun, defecation, birth, absurd humor, brazilian, surrealism, hippie, satire, blood ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Hellphone (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenager feels an endless fascination for his cellular which will enable him to reach his aim: alluring the pretty high-school girl he's in love with. Unfortunately, this special "addiction" will not be without negative consequences ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, youth, supernatural, high school, technology gone awry, surrealism, cell phone, mind control, nothing goes right, chaos ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Magical Mystery Tour (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A typically Beatlesque film originally produced for television, this short film was intended to be an off-the-wall road movie with the Beatles and three dozen or so friends on a psychedelic bus.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, stylized, feel good ...
Plot: the beatles, surrealism, rock music, celebrity culture, imaginary kingdom, surfing, resort, bus, friendship, on the road, imaginary, artists and showbiz ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, witty, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, afterlife, teenage girl, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, surrealism, life after death, heaven and hell, possession, goth, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Freak Orlando (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: FREAK ORLANDO is divided into five more-or-less distinct sections, all featuring "Freak" Orlando, a woman, played by the late Magdalena Montezuma, who appears in various guises, and deformities, throughout.
Style: cult film, experimental, surreal, absurd
Plot: female director, midget, siamese twins, dwarf, surrealism, cripple, mountain, feminism, male nudity, crucifix, nudity (full frontal - brief), costume ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Numbskul Emptybrook Back in the Country (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Uuno's father-in-law councillor Tuura moves to the country with his wife and daughter Elisabeth. Uuno joins them when it turns out Tuura's mansion is on the construction site of a new road. Tuura however is set on preventing this.
Plot: countryside, village life, laziness, son in law, city country contrast, fortune hunter, social climber, marriage for money, gadget, father in law
⇓ similarity ⇓
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