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Tiara Tahiti (1962)
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Tiara Tahiti (1962)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: James Mason and John Mills star in this comedy-drama about a tough colonel and a refined captain who clashed during the war, and continue their personal battle in peace-time Tahiti.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: island, hotel, vengeance, military, graphic violence, starting over, resort, stock broker, rivalry, ego clash, uninhibited rivalry, power relations, rich, businessman, investments, corruption, native, hate, envy, sand, black market, naivete, british officer, playboy
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tahiti, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and witty films with plots about society, rivalry, friends, friendship, power relations, youth and human nature mostly in Comedy, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Tiara Tahiti: 92 in the Shade (1975), Tin Men (1987), Everything Must Go (1996), Trial and Error (1962), Zapping (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
92 in the Shade (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young drifter returns to his home in Key West, Florida and attempts to open a fishing charter business, provoking a dangerous feud with a rival fishing sea captain.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, drifter, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, introspection, small town, small town life, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, social relations, feud ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Plot: friendship, car accident, bittersweet, friends, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, competition, hostility, adultery, car, revenge ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
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Everything Must Go (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tony is a homosexual law student who quits his studies. With a van and a handful of cash, he hits the road hoping to become a salesman. This, however, turns out to be harder than he expected.
Style: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium
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Trial and Error (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After nearly 40 years of waiting for his big chance, Wilfred Morgenhall (Sellers) is given the case of defending Herbert Fowle (Attenborough) who is accused of murdering his wife (Beryl Reid). Despite Fowle's insistence of guilt, Moregenhall ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, disorder, deadly, life is a bitch, legal, society, nothing goes right, injustice, power relations, righting the wronged, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zapping (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: voyeurism, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, twins, couples, satire, female nudity, male nudity
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1991, 1990s, year 1992
Place: usa, new york
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52%
The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
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Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband's health and financial problems as well as her ...
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Plot: disorder, bad attitude, couples, rivalry, dishonesty, nothing goes right, intrigue, love and romance, romance, couple relations, alcoholic, dinner party ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An eccentric Parisian woman's optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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God's Thunder (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: military, soldier, friendship, anti war, culture clash, human nature, society, patrol, island, border, rivalry, military life ...
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Next Door (1994)
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44%
The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, witty ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pretty Smart (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Saving Grace (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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