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, contests and competitions, couple relations, car chase, couples, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, driving, hairdresser, friends, ambition, small town, macho man, idiot, race, blonde, girlfriend, street racing, envy, girl, car accident, young man, woman ...
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 realistic, humorous, semi serious and light 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), Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007), American Cowslip (2009), Heavyweights (2006), 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, not serious
Plot: friends, couple relations, introspection, buddies, lifestyle, couples, singleness, city life, looking for love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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Super Sweet 16: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, high school, friends, contests and competitions, birthday party, lifestyle, ambition, teenage life, couples, youth, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: ambition, life is a bitch, drug abuse, contests and competitions, friends, addiction, buddies, couples, dark humor, siblings relations, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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57%
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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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, couple relations, rivalry, friendship between men, olympic gold medalist, post war, orchestra, sport team, winter olympics, orchestral, brewery
Time: 21st century, contemporary, post world war two
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, teenage life, ambition, best friends, youth, lifestyle, buddies, rivalry, friends, high school, silly humor, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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54%
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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, silly humor, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, family problems, manipulation, disorder, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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50%
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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, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: coming of age, puberty, innocence, sexual fantasy, friends, buddies, rivalry, family relations, youth, parents and children, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Man Who Couldn't Say No (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rasmus is a commissioning editor prepared to go to lengths to keep people happy - which is just what he has to do, because Rasmus has a problem. He can't say no. To his ex-girlfriend who wants a baby or his new girlfriend, who wants things ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, babies and infants, couples, thirtysomething life, publishing house, veterinarian, poetry, lizard, washed up star, veterinary clinic, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Book of Caleb (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comfortable underachiever and serial prankster, in the midst of their quarter life crisis, reunite against childhood enemies in a contemporary suburban epic.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friends, best friends, misfit, love and romance, social misfits, true love, friendship, society, coming of age, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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45%
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, starting over, silly humor, friends, disorder, buddies, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, light, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, small town, clergy, skiing, hopes, resort, village, friends, buddies, miraculous event, couple relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, bavaria, vatican, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: military base, soldier, army, military life, rebelliousness, military, misfit, basic training, daydreamer, friends, boot camp, prank ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, germany, europe, east germany
⇓ 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, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, grownups, disorder, buddies, self discovery, parents and children, life turned upside down, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, friends, delivery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, touching, humorous, captivating
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, college, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, goofy hero, university, college life, introspection, family relations, underdog, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan
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Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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: on the road, obsessive quest, contests and competitions, buddies, computers and web, rivalry, misfit partners, friends, adventure, video game, gamer, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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: contests and competitions, rivalry, friends, warden, ambition, race against time, cons and scams, ex convict, save the day, parole, debt, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddies, rivalry, friends, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, skiing, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, athlete's life, partners, underdog ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, parody, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, odd couple, ambition, artists and showbiz, buddies, friendship, nothing goes right, stage magician, wizards and magicians, fear of flying, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, law enforcement, buddies, nothing goes right, ambition, police station, heist, friendship, couple relations, contests and competitions, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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37%
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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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: couples, couple relations, disorder, friends, infidelity, dishonesty, buddies, sexually transmitted disease, sexual content, wedding, male nudity, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Show Stoppers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Show Stoppers" is a comedy-drama set in the world of Greek stepping on a historically black university in Virginia "where Greek steppers get as much attention as star athletes."
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, emotional, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, friendship, hopes, rivalry, youth, contests and competitions, destiny, college life, sport, betrayal, college, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military life, military, life turned upside down, military base, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, basic training, soldier, misfit, boot camp, hapless soldier, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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The Test (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, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, silly humor, legal, fish out of water, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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36%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love affair, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, friends, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, human nature, unemployment, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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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, humorous, feel good, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: small town, village, couples, romance, isolation, couple relations, family relations, battle of the sexes, village life, small town life, love, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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Soccer Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A comedic romp that celebrates the power of friendship to turn your life around, Dias de Futbol introduces us to Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink who convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, marriage, starting over, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life, sport team, rivalry, sport, lifestyle, contests and competitions, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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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, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, best friend, dream girl, rivalry, society, love and romance, single, female objectification, female nudity, sleeping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Maybe... Maybe Not (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Der Bewegte Mann is a German comedy about a heterosexual man, Axel, who is thrown out of his girlfriends home for cheating and ends up moving in with a gay man. Axel learns the advantages of living with gay men even though they are attracted to him ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, farce, pregnancy, wedding, gay, friendship, couples, family relations, gays and lesbians, gender, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england, berlin germany
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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, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, road trip, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, new life, escapades, society ...
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Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, youth, friends, homecoming, college, society, small town life, small town, bus trip, getting home, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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