Movies like Manta, Manta

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Manta, Manta (1991)
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Manta, Manta (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A not so clever guy called Berti with a Opel Manta (a low budget European sports-coupe from the '80s) gets competition in a street race from a guy with a fast Mercedes, and another slick guy with a Ferrari tries to get his hands on Bertis girlfriend.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, car race, couple relations, contests and competitions, car chase, couples, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, driving, mercedes benz, hairdresser, friends, ambition, chases and races, small town, super vehicle, macho man, idiot, race, car, blonde, girlfriend, street racing, girl ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, west germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friends, buddies, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, couples and friendship mostly in Comedy, Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like Manta, Manta: Men in the City (2009), American Cowslip (2009), Heavyweights (2006), Santa Maradona (2001), The Man Cave (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Men in the City (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The comedy about men and their struggles in life and love.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, not serious
Plot: friends, couple relations, introspection, lifestyle, buddies, looking for love, singleness, city life, love and romance, battle of the sexes, couples, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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95%
American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: contests and competitions, friends, ambition, life is a bitch, drug abuse, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, addiction, buddies, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 675
Heavyweights (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1952, four passionate bobsledders - Gamser, Franzl, Gustl and Leusl Peter prepare for the Winter Olympics in Oslo. There, the veteran Bavarian Gamser wants to finally put his archrival Dorfler in his place and show him his class. While the two ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, couple relations, orchestral, rivalry, brewery, post war, friendship between men, sport team, post world war two, orchestra, olympic gold medalist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Santa Maradona (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unemployed young man finds his life turned upside down when he falls in love with a beautiful actress.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, human nature, lifestyle, buddies, youth, couples, twentysomething life, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.0
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The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, buddies, rivalry, dishonesty, nothing goes right, couples, couple relations, silly humor, family problems, manipulations, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, human nature, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, friends, couples, unfulfillment, female director, trousers, cellist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 1K
Resturlaub (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Der 37-jährige Bamberger Brauerei-Marketingmanager Pitschi Greulich will weder mit seiner Freundin Sabine Kinder kriegen noch das von den Eltern geforderte Eigenheim bauen und schon gar nicht zum elften Mal in Folge mit seinen Kumpels in den ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, adolescence vs adulthood, silly humor, disorder, friends, buddies, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, wedding, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), accordion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.4
 266
Stacy's Mom (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: sexy, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: coming of age, sexual fantasy, puberty, innocence, friends, rivalry, buddies, family relations, parents and children, youth, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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St. Daisy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The snow is staying away from the Bavarian ski village of Haunzenberg, and so are the skiers. Business is failing and so is Georg's relationship with Emilie. During his attempt to reignite the fires of passion, the wooden cross in the next room ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, small town, clergy, resort, village, skiing, hopes, buddies, friends, miraculous event, couple relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, bavaria, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 2K
NVA (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of young recruits doing their compulsory military service in the East German army 'NVA' prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: military base, soldier, army, military life, rebelliousness, friends, boot camp, daydreamer, misfit, military, basic training, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe, gdr, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2K
Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, contests and competitions, computers and web, buddies, on the road, rivalry, friends, adventure, misfit partners, video game, escapades, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, grownups, disorder, buddies, parents and children, self discovery, couples, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, friends, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 3K
Ski School (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rival groups in a skiing school do battle on and off the piste. One gang are rich and serious, the other group are party animals.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, skiing, youth, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, buddies, society, contests and competitions, power relations, friends, mountain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Desperately Seeking Santa (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer, a young, ambitious executive running promotions at a failing Boston mall comes up with a genius promotional gimmick to save her workplace and position herself for advancement: hold a "Hunky Santa" contest to replace the old Mall ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, love and romance, ambition, couples, rivalry, contests and competitions, holiday, contest, santa claus, pizzeria, promotion, male model ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Santa Claus Gang (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On christmas eve, three friends dressed as Santa Clauses, are arrested for attempted robbery and taken to police station, suspected to be group of thieves known as "The Santa Claus Gang". While trying to prove their innocence, the three ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: false accusation, comedy of errors, buddies, law enforcement, ambition, nothing goes right, police station, heist, friendship, silly humor, false arrest, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 940
Answer This! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brilliant trivia whiz Paul Tarson is great at answering little questions but horrible at answering the big ones – like what’s he going to do after grad school? When his father withdraws his funding, Paul is forced to confront his future and much ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: college, bar, contests and competitions, rivalry, university, college life, goofy hero, youth, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 744
Almost Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Kyle returns from his stag-do with a sexually transmitted disease, he's left unable to have sex with his fiancée Lydia in the run-up to their wedding.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: couples, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, friends, sexually transmitted disease, wedding, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, black panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, cons and scams, friends, warden, race against time, ambition, ex convict, contest, save the day, parole, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 3.9
 424
Shred (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SHRED is a motion picture that tells the story of two washed up pro snowboarders from the 90s named Max (played by Dave England) and Eddie (played by Renee Renee) who attempt to cash in on the fantastic growth of the sport by starting their own ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, buddies, against the odds, friends, ambition, lifestyle, athlete's life, partners, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, human spirit, underdog ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 945
O Concurso (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the final test of a public tender for federal judge in Rio de Janeiro, the four finalists lawyers come from bizarre way: the gaucho Rogério Carlos (Fábio Porchat) comes surrounded woman dressed transvestites, the São Paulo Rezende (Rodrigo ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, buddies, rivalry, ambition, disorder, nothing goes right, friends, fish out of water, legal, silly humor, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, small town, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, wizards and magicians, guillotine, contests and competitions, odd couple, artists and showbiz, ambition, buddies, friendship, parody, nothing goes right, stage magician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Men Do what Men Can (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Confirmed bachelor Paul falls for Iris, who’s unfortunately as good as married. Although his friends have women problems of their own, and all end up moving into Paul’s apartment, they concoct a daring plan to help Paul save Iris from marrying ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, light ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, best friend, dream girl, rivalry, society, love and romance, single, juice, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Military Academy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The movie deals with a guy who gets to join the German Bundeswehr involuntarily because a colleague loses his denial papers in order to get the chance to get down on his girlfriend. When entering the Bundeswehr he acts like a giant idiot and of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military life, military, life turned upside down, misfit, soldier, hapless soldier, disorder, boot camp, basic training, adolescence vs adulthood, military base, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, road trip, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, adventure, new life, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The race (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For all who remember Cannonball Run. Here is a modern twist on the subject. The longest, wildest and funniest car race, ever. From Oslo to the North Cape. The only rule is getting there first!
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Plot: car, car chase, rivalry, father daughter relationship, chases and races, race, contests and competitions, family relations, family problems, parents and children, ambition, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Rabbit Without Ears (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rainbow press reporter Ludo is sentenced to 8 months, but is released on probation. But he has to work 300 hours for a local daycare center and meets Anna who has unfinished business with him.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: kindergarten, unlikely couple, romance, ladykiller, love and romance, couple relations, love of one's life, buddies, fish out of water, one-night stand, one night stand, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, contests and competitions, lifestyle, blind ambition, siblings relations, high school, high school life, couples, ambition, best friends, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Heartbreak High (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two long-time rival high school football coaches lead their respective teams into battle for the city football championship. However, before the opening kickoff, various students from each school try to do whatever it takes to throw the opposing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, rivalry, disorder, power relations, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, sexual content, silly humor, athlete and trainer, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dodging the Clock (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The passage of time is probably the only concrete proof we have that justice exists in this cruel world. Some people would like to stop time in its tracks, while others choose to follow its path. In this story, three men in their early thirties have ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: pregnancy, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, fatherhood, stripper, love, friendship, party, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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