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Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)
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Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When the Great Northeast Blackout of 1965 hit, millions of people were left in the dark, including Waldo Zane, a New York executive in the process of stealing a fortune from his company, and two people whose paths he's destined to cross, Broadway actress Margaret Garrison and her husband, Peter.
Plot: money, motorcycle, kitchen, accident, psychiatrist, office, elevator, female protagonist, adultery, subway train, farce, actress, trapped in an elevator, stealing money, police station, escapades, blackout, fireplace, candle, flashlight, rolls royce, fortune, broken down car, sleeping on a couch, shaving ...
Time: year 1965
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films with plots about farce, love and romance, disorder, couples, romance, couple relations and chase mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?: How to Murder Your Wife (1965), Honeymoon Hotel (1964), They Still Call Me Bruce (1987), The Incredible Jessica James (2017), Little Murders (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How to Murder Your Wife (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before - he had ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: murder, dishonesty, love and romance, frame up, cons and scams, couple relations, disorder, couples, wedding, satire, romance, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Honeymoon Hotel (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man left at the alter goes on his honeymoon trip anyway, taking his best man along instead.
Plot: canceled wedding, honeymoon, mistress, singer, waiter, hotel, cigarette smoking, singing, fashion model, tuxedo, scheme, fiancee ...
Place: hawaii, pacific ocean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mother drops her son and husband off at a tropical vacation spot for a little rest and relaxation. The only problem is that the husband has been dead for quite some time, and his wife had him stuffed and carries him around with her. Complications ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: man child, domineering mother, overbearing mother, farce, resort, older man younger woman relationship, on the run, man with glasses, repairman, intrigue, marriage proposal, female villain ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: obsessive quest, crimes, blind ambition, espionage, dishonesty, fish out of water, estate, chase, chases and races, nothing goes right, farce, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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They Still Call Me Bruce (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bruce Won arrives in America in search of an American G.I. who saved his life in the Korean War. He meets an orphan boy and together they land themselves in a string of outrageous situations. This high-strung farce culminates when a case of mistaken ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, mistaken identity, martial arts, motorcycle gang, fish out of water, goofy hero, misfit, escapades, silly humor, friends, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, los angeles, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Incredible Jessica James (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Burned by a bad breakup, a struggling New York City playwright makes an unlikely connection with a divorced app designer she meets on a blind date.
Style: light, feel good, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, dating, divorce, adaptation, romance, friendship, escapades, society, adventure, youth, love, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Little Murders (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Elliot Gould plays Alfred Chamberlain -- a one time successful photographer who is now down on his luck because he began to eliminate people from his photographs. He also suffers from an inability to feel or to be passionate about anything. But then ...
Style: suspense, biting, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, heist, apathy, investigation, deadly, society, couple relations, eccentric family, violence spree, social decay, meet the parents ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, couples, womanizer, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Wheeler Dealers (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: romance, wall street, farce, workplace, love and romance, satire, disorder, government agency, dishonesty, workplace situations, fall in love, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: sexual, clever, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, doctors and patients, sexual relations, power relations, couples, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, romance, battle of the sexes, personal ad, therapy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Quick Before It Melts (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A magazine reporter and his photographer, on assignment in the Antarctic, attempt to fly in girls to make their chilly lives more enjoyable. Director Delbert Mann's 1964 comedy stars Robert Morse, George Maharis, Anjanette Comer, James Gregory, ...
Plot: penguins, defector, photographer, reporter, british accent, flirting, dancing, water fountain, memory loss, fountain, airplane, thermometer ...
Place: antarctic, new zealand, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Loved One (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Newly arrived in Hollywood from England, Dennis Barlow finds he has to arrange his uncle's interment at the highly-organised and very profitable Whispering Glades funeral parlour. His fancy is caught by one of their cosmeticians, Aimee ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, funeral home, funeral, parents and children, hollywood, siblings relations, family life, family relations, artists and showbiz, pets, actor's life, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, couple relations, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, odd couple, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
If I Were a Rich Man (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Between Alice, a hospital nurse and Aldo, a shampoo sales representative, things have turned sour of late. Alice blames her husband for lacking ambition and contemplates divorce.One day Aldo wins the ten million euro lotto prize. But, unwilling to ...
Plot: fortune, lottery winner, hypocrite, unfaithful wife, salesman, female nudity, deception, money, divorce, office, nurse, secret ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, apartment, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Nine to Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: workplace, farce, satire, battle of the sexes, fighting the system, sexism, feminism, strong female presence, womanizer, rivalry, obnoxious boss, gender ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Subversive humor and childlike wonder based on both Reubens' original stage show, "The Pee-wee Herman Show," and the Emmy-winning Saturday morning TV show, "Pee-wee's Playhouse."
Style: not serious, surreal, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: farce, show tunes, silly humor, disorder, friends, music, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, family, theater, satire, dance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bruce (Rod Taylor), the owner of a aerospace company, is infatuated with Jennifer (Doris Day) and hires her to be his biographer so that he can be near her and win her affections. Is she actually a Russian spy trying to obtain aerospace secrets?
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, sitcom ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: espionage, spy, mistaken identity, romance, nasa, fall in love, laboratory, disorder, cruise, secret agents, love and romance, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, san francisco, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Burning Down the House (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck film director sets fire to his home so he can collect the insurance money and fund his new movie. But crime apparently does pay, because once the rumor mill gets wind of his plans, everyone suddenly wants a slice of his new ...
Plot: scam, hollywood, director, actress, arson
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: iron curtain, farce, dishonesty, goofy hero, nothing goes right, political unrest, espionage, clergy, disorder, conspiracy, silly humor, screwball ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Norman... Is That You? (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Parents (Redd Foxx, Pearl Bailey) discover their son is gay and lives in Hollywood with his white lover (Dennis Dugan).
Plot: black lgbt, gay, bench, waterbed, calling parent by first name, reading, breakfast, african american, motel, telephone call, elevator, bookstore ...
Place: mexico, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Critic's Choice (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bob Hope is a New York theater critic and his wife (Lucille Ball in their final motion picture pairing) writes a play that may or may not be very good. Now Hope must either get out of reviewing the play or cause the breakup of his marriage. Based on ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: psychologist, couples, writer's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, lifestyle, relationship vs career, couple relations, critic, writing, second wife, housewife ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Accidental Incest (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Directed by Richard Griffin.
Plot: drugged drink, female nudity, cuckold, group therapy, heaven, implied incest, second chance, bestiality, incest, blackout, guardian angel, caught having sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Funny Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Romania, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's a million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their new-found fortune, but she doesn't embrace it as well ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, witty, offbeat
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, stolen money, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, hidden identity, unlikely criminals, crimes, fish out of water, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
All in a Night's Work (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine star in this sweet 1961 comedy about Tony Ryder (Martin), who takes over the duties of magazine publisher when his uncle dies suddenly, supposedly while spending time with a mistress. Worried that the news will ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sexy, witty, semi serious
Plot: mistaken identity, inheritance, romance, rise to the top, opposites attract, farce, obnoxious boss, on the run, sexual content, hotel, workplace, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Telephone Book (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of a day in the life of a lonely, sensitive, exhuberent, attractive, young woman. Her exploits, encounters, and frustrations as she attempts to find a "special" someone, a caller who has "class", as she puts it.
Style: humorous, offbeat, controversial, experimental, dark humor ...
Plot: phone sex, obsession, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, urban, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, obsessive quest, escapades, satire, masturbation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
That Touch of Mink (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, unemployment, romance, idealism, silly humor, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, cinderella story, wooing, hopes, unlikely couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 70s
Place: new york, new york yankees, baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mike Vecchio and Susan Henderson are preparing for their upcoming wedding. However, they seem to be the only two people at the wedding that are happy. Mike's brother Richie and his wife Joan are going through a divorce, which is upsetting his ...
Style: clever, witty, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, wedding reception, adultery, love affair, family gatherings, couple relations, family life, family relations, friends, couples, self discovery, singleness ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Noises Off... (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A travelling theater group has so much action going on behind-the-scenes it almost ruins the performances.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, backstage, theater, nothing goes right, showbiz, workplace situations, disorder, love and romance, farce, theatre play, artists and showbiz, play within film ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, iowa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%