Movies like My Name Is Joker

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My Name Is Joker (1970)
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My Name Is Joker (1970)
Original name: मेरा नाम जोकर
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 224 min.
Story: Raju is a joker, a clown. It is what he is and what he always shall be. As his life story unfolds in three chapters, from his school days to the circus to the streets, he must always make people laugh and be happy, no matter how unhappy he is within. Along the way, Raju loves and loses, but must always keep a smile on his face because, in the words of his circus manager, "The show must go on."
Style: touching, epic, emotional, realistic, semi serious, avant garde, cult film
Plot: toys, tragic hero, circus, bollywood, performer's life, love and romance, self discovery, fall in love, follow your dream, hopes, love affair, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, selflessness, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, under the surface, bittersweet, love, teenager, loneliness, teacher, wedding, clown, true love ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: india, bombay india

Most similar movies to My Name Is Joker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, hopes, bittersweet, romance and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Name Is Joker: The Clown (2011), Village of the Stone Roller (1995), Bahu Begum (1967), Tulpan (2008), How to Be (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Clown (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The life of the owners of Circus Esperança, Puro Sangue e Pangaré, father and son, who plays two clowns. At a certain point, Pangaré starts showing tiredness and sadness for being an unhappy clown.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: introspection, follow your dream, self discovery, identity crisis, circus, escapades, parents and children, family relations, on the road, countryside, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Village of the Stone Roller (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pekka (Martti Suosalo) saapuu pitkästä aikaa kotiseudulleen pieneen Jerusalemin kylään juhlistamaan kylän viimeisiä häitä. Hänen oma avioliittonsa näyttää ajautuneen umpikujaan. Kylän väki kokoontuu valmistelemaan tätä viimeistä ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: wedding, countryside, bittersweet, village, village life, unfulfillment, love and romance, social relations, couples, old man, metaphor, middle aged woman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 66
Bahu Begum (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: On the day of her marriage, the bride goes missing. She ends up in a brothel, compelling her wealthy husband to pretend that all is well to keep the family's honor intact.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: love triangle, lifestyle, parents and children, unfulfillment, society, romance, prostitute, true love, social differences, unfulfilled love, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 3K
Tulpan (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Asa, a young and cheerful dreamer, returns from his Russian naval service to his sister’s nomadic family on the desolate Hunger Steppe of central Asia, so that he can begin his own life as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: arranged marriage, family relations, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, family life, family disapproval, love and romance, hopes, looking for love, desert, wilderness, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kazakhstan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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 5.5
 4K
How to Be (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfillment, coming of age, self discovery, introspection, youth, artists and showbiz, hopes, lifestyle, musician, breakup, musician's life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.6
 388
Turning Green (2005)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, youth, family relations, overnight success, fall in love, society, hopes, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, getting home, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Home for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from a series of short stories by Norwegian author Levi Henriksen, Bent Hamers Home for Christmas weaves together the lives of people struggling to find their way home on a Christmas Eve, beneath the colors of the Northern Lights. The plot ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious, non-linear ...
Plot: christmas, hopes, friendship, human nature, small town, unfulfillment, loneliness, multiple storylines, couple relations, couples, friends, solitude ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mahadev (Shreyas Talpade) is an unemployed graduate with a Bachelor of Arts from Satna college, who is forced to make a living writing letters for the uneducated people of his village. His real ambition is to become a novel writer. Through his ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: politics, dishonesty, ambition, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, rebelliousness, small town, social relations, couples, campaign, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 574
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.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, emotional ...
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.1
 2K
Bobby (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Raja is the 18-year-old son of a wealthy Bombay businessman who suffers from his parents coldness and neglect. Shortly after finishing school he meets Bobby, the 16-year-old daughter of a poor Christian fisherman. They fall head over heels for each ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional
Plot: bollywood, teenage love, romance, unfulfillment, coming of age, love and romance, womanizer, single parent, love affair, school, tragic love, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Around a Small Mountain (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Biopic based on the life of author Raymond Roussel.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, humorous, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: haunted by the past, circus, homecoming, romance, fall in love, family business, performer's life, workplace, nostalgia, dark past, circus performer, death in the family ...
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, filmmaking, showbiz, self discovery, couple relations, haunted by the past, celebrity culture, introspection, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.0
 212
2 Become 1 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Bingo leads a carefree city life that revolves around work, friends and dating. Her yuppie life is turned upside down one passionate night when her hot date Dr. V discovers a lump on her left breast.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, friendship, terminal illness, couples, hopes, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, breast cancer, desperation, doctor, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: humorous, sentimental, ironic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, society, lifestyle, love, ambition, adaptation, loneliness, bittersweet, stash, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Summer in La Goulette (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Summer, 1967. La Goulette, the touristic beach of Tunisi, is the site where three nice seventeen-year-old girls live: Gigi, sicilian and catholic; Meriem, Tunisian and Arab; Tina, French and Jewish. They would like to have their first sexual ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love, social relations, friends, youth, love and romance, society, best friends, bittersweet, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: tunisia, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Pretty One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, fall in love, hidden identity, self discovery, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, profanity, bittersweet, urban, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.1
 74K
Barfi! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mute or deaf, love and romance, true love, love triangle, autism, lovers, romance, society, arranged marriage, young woman, young man, young people ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.3
 984
Darling Child (1971)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Family
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teenage girl will not accept her family's attempt to arrange a marriage for her, as her heart is currently too full of love for the movies and heartthrob actor "Dharmendra."
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, actor's life, family, romance, artists and showbiz, youth, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, bollywood, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Unstrung Heroes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Steven Lidz, unhappy with his home life since his mother got sick, goes and lives with his two crazy Uncles. There he changes and gets closer to his Uncles, but his parents want him home even though he is finally happy and popular. Written by Todd ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, terminal illness, mental illness, misfit, youth, unfulfillment, single parent, love and romance, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Boys Life 4: Four Play (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The latest installment in this series of gay short films.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, self discovery, coming out, looking for love, couples, love and romance, looking for sex, bittersweet, gay relationship, homosexuality, elevator, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A Playboy's past catches up with him, when he wants to get married
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, breakup, hopes, going straight, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, romance, family relations, single parent, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 591
Echo Park (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: clever, offbeat, witty, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, single parent, stripper, dream, singleness, looking for love, friendship, bar, thirtysomething life, family relations, couples, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, austria, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 797
Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, love and romance, lifestyle, society, family relations, couples, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, bittersweet, love triangle, alcohol abuse, paparazzi, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 1K
The in-Laws (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A village-based singer attempts to find love and fame in the big city.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: village, hospital, farce, couples, disorder, love and romance, dealing with death, nothing goes right, twins, romance, wedding, silly humor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three people, each having different aspirations from life, are caught in a tangle of emotions and don’t know the way out. There’s a husband and wife with love eroding from their life. And there’s a single, happy-go-lucky dude who falls in love ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, emotional
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, starting over, fall in love, unemployment, hopes, love and romance, romance, couples, family problems, bollywood, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, australia, asia, new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Love Breakups Zindagi (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Love Breakups Zindagi is a movie which tries to answer the question related to love, breakups and life. A couple and many of their friends experience changes and challenges in their respective lives after attending a wedding.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: buddies, best friends, looking for love, breakup, couples, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations, lifestyle, friendship, romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, friendship, love and romance, unfulfillment, society, friends, romance, youth, coming of age, midlife crisis, human nature, idealism ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 133
Marine Life (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marine Life revolves around the choatic family life of June, a middle-aged lounge singer and mother. Aging and twice divorced, lounge singer June Nordstrom tries to cope with her fading beauty, her troubled offspring, her waning career and her young ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, love affair, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, midlife crisis, child as adult, youth, family relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kenneth Williams was the star of the Carry Ons and Round the Horne. Despite his fame, he led a life full of mental torture as he tried to overcome his homosexuality in 1950s Britain. This film follows his life and eventual death based on the many ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: performer's life, private vs public, buried truth, under the surface, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, celebrity, depression, celibacy, masturbation, diary, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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