Movies like The Sandwich Man

If you like "The Sandwich Man" you are looking for humorous, realistic and semi serious movies about / with contests and competitions, clergy, alcohol abuse, scout, artists and showbiz, urban and musician's life themes of Comedy genre shot in UK.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Sandwich Man (1966)
 5.7
 336
The Sandwich Man (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: contests and competitions, clergy, alcohol abuse, scout, artists and showbiz, urban, musician's life, optimism, city life, photographer, pigeon, priest, top hat, construction site, mate swapping
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to The Sandwich Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about disorder, couples, love and romance, society, nothing goes right, friends and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Sandwich Man: Steptoe and Son (1962), The Chain (1984), Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966), Mary Had a Little... (1961), Queen of Hearts (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Steptoe and Son (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about a father and son played by Wilfred Brambell and Harry H. Corbett who deal in selling used items. They live on Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd's Bush, ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, touching, humorous ...
Plot: working class, family business, son, father, workplace, lifestyle, odd couple, partners, reluctant partners, family life, workplace situations, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: chase, road not taken, estate, crime gone awry, chases and races, nothing goes right, fish out of water, dishonesty, disorder, escapades, farce, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 320
The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: clever, offbeat, humorous, witty, biting ...
Plot: house, relocation, couples, family relations, social differences, love and romance, society, property, moving
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been killed in a plane crash. She soon discovers Scott is alive, but ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pilot, contests and competitions, love and romance, dishonesty, buddies, hidden identity, battles, negligence, couples, dull life, rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, england, italy, london, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
Mary Had a Little... (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A theatrical impresario tries to win a bet with a psychiatrist over the production of a perfect baby.
Style: humorous, offbeat, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: disorder, couples, doctors and patients, pregnancy, fall in love, mental illness, power relations, love and romance, psychiatrist, baby, shakespeare, wager ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, parents and children, family life, city life, eccentric family, profanity, graphic violence, family relations, couples, family problems, haunted by the past, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 506
Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, down on your luck, society, writer's life, reincarnation, nightclub, culture clash, love and romance, romance, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on a true story, MRS RATCLIFFE'S REVOLUTION, is the tale of a family from Bingley in Yorkshire, who defect to East Germany. Here they find a nightmare of rationing, censorship and the most spied upon people in history rather than the ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, communism, dysfunctional marriage, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family problems, strong female lead, strong female character, society, female director, hare krishna
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
Bless Me Father (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bless Me Father is a British sitcom starring Arthur Lowe, Daniel Abineri, Gabrielle Daye, Patrick McAlinney, David Ryall, Derek Francis and Sheila Keith. It was aired on ITV from 1978 until 1981 and described the adventures of an Irish Catholic ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: clergy, society, suburban life, suburbs, religions or cults, social relations, church, catholic church, catholic, priest, housekeeper, religion ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1950
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
That's Carry On! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Celebrating twenty years of classic Carry On films, two of the films’ best-loved stars, Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor return to Pinewood film studios to unwrap some rib-tickling moments from the series. From the original, military mayhem of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, anthology ...
Plot: royal family, disorder, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Best House in London (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, working undercover, vengeance, gender bending, dishonesty, victorian england, brothel, hot, slut, farce, sex scene, female nudity
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, asia, england, india, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 1K
Mr. Sloane (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Mr. Sloane's titular character is a buttoned-down 1960's man in crisis. Between his failed attempts at marriage, career success and even suicide, it's fair to say that 1969 isn't shaping up to be Watford-dweller Mr. Sloane's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, entertaining ...
Plot: looking for love, free spirited, friends, down on your luck, love and romance, self discovery, couples, society, friendship, bittersweet, living with parents, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.2
 686
The Fast Lady (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Scottish civil servant (Stanley Baxter) must learn how to drive a Bentley to impress his girlfriend's (Julie Christie) tycoon father (James Robertson Justice).
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, disorder, couples, master and servant, gangsters, legal action, chase, injustice, car chase, farce, wooing, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 483
Cold Dog Soup (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Randy Quaid as the taxi driver drives Zen parables (Is time money - Is time the root of all evil?) into his passenger/protegee in a high-speed, idiosyncratic tour of their city's ethnic coteries. All the boy wants is to dispose of his ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: city life, urban, love and romance, supernatural ability, nothing goes right, taxi, dark humor, disorder, wizards and magicians, dog
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Carry on Again Doctor (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dr Nookey is disgraced and sent to a remote island hospital. He is given a secret slimming potion by a member of staff, Gladstone Screwer, and he flies back to England to fame and fortune. But others want to cash in on his good fortunes, and some ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody, sex comedy
Plot: hospital, farce, doctors and patients, workplace situations, power relations, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, silly humor, injection, weight loss ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 347
No Surrender (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michael Angelis stars in a comedy about double booking a Catholic and Protestant night in a Liverpool nightclub.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: protestant, alcohol abuse, dangerous animal, music band, golden years, deadly, buddies, criminal heroes, crimes, partners, elderly, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
So This Is Romance? (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike is a composer who dreams of creating symphonies but instead, dashes off jingles for TV commercials -- all the while pining over ex-girlfriend Helen. But Mike's life takes several unexpected turns when he meets Sara. After the two depart ...
Style: sexual, twists and turns, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: down on your luck, parents and children, friendship, looking for love, unfulfilled love, alcohol abuse, fall in love, true love, performer's life, couples, opposites attract, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.9
 2K
Rev. (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rev. is a British television sitcom produced by Big Talk Productions. The show premiered on BBC Two on 28 June 2010. The show's working titles were The City Vicar and Handle With Prayer. The series revolves around a Church of England priest, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sitcom, entertaining, light ...
Plot: church, clergy, priest, society, belief, religions or cults, moral dilemma, social relations, urban setting, challenge, lifestyle change, reluctant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
Jay and Silent Bob Get Old: Tea Bagging in the UK (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
Story: The hilarious duo Jay & Silent Bob are back. Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, witty, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, friendship, showbiz, filmmaking, buddies, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, profanity, odd couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, disorder, couples, looking for sex, friendship, looking for love, cons and scams, teenage life, singleness, thirtysomething life, revolution, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Heavens Above! (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A naive but caring prison chaplain, who happens to have the same last name as an upper class cleric, is by mistake appointed as vicar to a small and prosperous country town. His belief in charity and forgiveness sets him at odds with the ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Plot: satire, church, priest, village life, fish out of water, village, prison, opposites attract, nothing goes right, society, social misfits, rebellion ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 288
Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: fake doctor, couples, life is a bitch, romance, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, society, head of state, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, asia, india, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Three on a Spree (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think!
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, love and romance, couples, fortune, colonel, inheritance, millionaire
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 761
Staggered (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Very much in love, Neil's wedding plans are sabotaged, beginning when he is abandoned, naked, on a Scottish island. A road trip ensues, with Neil encountering many obstacles as he makes his way to London for what he believes is to be his ...
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: island, wedding, best man, love and romance, prank, getting home, race against time, best friends, cons and scams, on the road, doctors and patients, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An irreverent comedy is set in motion when Leon Geller, a sensitive Jewish boy from London, accidentally learns that his is the product of artificial insemination.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: farm, satire, self discovery, family life, family relations, breeding, dark humor, life turned upside down, disorder, strong sexual content, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 321
Roommates (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 'Carry On' director Gerald Thomas helms this comedy caper featuring early appearances by James Robertson Justice, Sid James, Leslie Phillips, Kenneth Williams, Liz Fraser and Eric Barker. The film follows the hi-jinks of a group of music ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: college, young heroes, desire for fame, school, teachers and students, student life, teenage life, romance, musician's life, silly humor, farce, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 1K
The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, eccentric family, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, social relations, down on your luck, obsession, losing-it hero, working class, contests and competitions, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Man About the House (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unscrupulous property developer wants to flatten the street to make way for new buildings.Householder George Roper is happy to take the offered money and run but his wife Mildred and their lodgers join with other residents to take a stand and ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: landlord, couples, disorder, social relations, couple relations, laxative, restaurant, landlord tenant relationship, long haired male, mini skirt, henpecked husband, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 330
Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic
Plot: village, village life, prostitute, social relations, frenchman, merchant, village idiot, drunken man
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 471
Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, disorder, fish out of water, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%