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Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ (1982)
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Quarter to Two Before Jesus Christ (1982)
Original name: Deux heures moins le quart avant Jésus-Christ
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In antique Rome, a simple pepboy for chars becomes involved in a coup against Cesar.
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, realistic, witty, not serious
Plot: roman empire, parody, heroes, gender, gays and lesbians, disorder, leadership, gay, gladiator, ancient rome, ancient egypt, cleopatra, lion, labor union, nightclub, mechanic, television, strike, conspiracy, anachronism, gay stereotype, tv reporter, moustache, advertisement, shopkeeper ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: africa, europe, north africa

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Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, gender, disorder, dishonesty, eccentric family, couples, gender bending, lifestyle, comedy of errors, hidden identity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, saint tropez, cote d'azur ...
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Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, witty, clever, humorous ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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Low Cost (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Passengers on a low cost flight from Djerba to Beauvais have their patience tested to destruction when their departure is delayed for eight hours because of a fault with the plane's air-conditioning. In the end, they are so fed up that they ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: airplane, friends, hijacking, fear of flying, disorder, nothing goes right, rebelliousness, rebellion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tunisia, france, africa, europe
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Life of Brian (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, offbeat, biting ...
Plot: roman empire, mistaken identity, execution, farce, legends and myths, parody, cult, ancient, leadership, heroes, historical character, reluctant ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, dungeon, middle east, jerusalem, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: farce, war, heroic mission, wartime life, gays and lesbians, anti heroes, polish, heroes, disorder, espionage, actor, gay ...
Time: 1930s, 1950s
Place: poland, germany, england, europe
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Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense, talky ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, espionage, gay, secret identity, gays and lesbians, crimes, switching roles, secret agents, goofy hero, mistaken identity, gender ...
Time: 70s
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My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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Katy Brand's Big Ass Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Katy Brand's Big Ass Show is a British comedy programme on ITV2. The show features comedian Katy Brand in skits of real life situations and stereotypes, as well and celebrities such as Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, ...
Style: not serious, witty, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: disorder, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, parody
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marco Mazzetti (Marcello Mastroianni), a driving instructor, lives with his wife Irène (Catherine Deneuve) and their young. After a series of dizzy spells, he goes to the doctor and discovers that he is four-month pregnant. Marco then becomes ...
Style: biting, realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
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Time: 70s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Un conservateur terrorisé par les plantes vertes, une mère plastifiée pour être exposée, un ballet de Saintes Vierges, des gardiens épuisés par Rodin, un ministre perdu dans une exposition de sexes, une voiture disparue au parking Rembrandt, ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
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When Nature Calls (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: offbeat, realistic, humorous, witty, not serious ...
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Time: 80s
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The Ritz (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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Up Pompeii (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A funny thing happens to Lurcio (Frankie Howerd) on the way to the rent-a-vestal-virgin market stall. A mysterious scroll falls into his hands, listing the names of all the conspirators plotting to murder Emperor Nero. And when the upstart slave is ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
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Time: ancient history
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Duration: 79 min.
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Country: France, UK
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41%
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Style: offbeat, not serious, humorous, realistic, biting
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39%
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Country: USA
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Style: dark humor, humorous, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
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Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
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38%
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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