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Man About the House (1974)
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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 keep things as they are, finally winning the day
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: apartment, landlord, couple relations, couples, disorder, social relations, restaurant, laxative, sex, chef, male female relationship, henpecked husband, mini skirt, landlord tenant relationship, long haired male
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, disorder, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, working class and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Man About the House: George and Mildred (1980), On the Buses (1971), Percy (1971), Mutiny on the Buses (1972), Doing Time (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Big screen spin-off of the Seventies sitcom. Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce, who died shortly after filming was completed) is determined to make husband George (Brian Roper) celebrate their wedding anniversary in style, at a posh hotel in London. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: hitman, false accusation, couples, disorder, mistaken identity, gangsters, dishonesty, chaos and mayhem, wedding, criminal heroes, crimes, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
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95%
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On the Buses (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Stan gets a little annoyed when his Mum and Sister keep buying expensive items on hire purchase, but the money he earns for overtime working as a bus driver means that he can afford it... just! His job is secure, as bus drivers are hard to come by, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bus, working class, silly humor, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, couple relations, workplace intrigue, gender, rivalry, workplace, couples, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Percy (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search ...
Style: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: dominatrix, disorder, couples, womanizer, silly humor, farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), transplant, striptease, sexy woman, sex, stockings ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Mutiny on the Buses (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the ...
Style: witty, sitcom, humorous, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: bus, working class, workplace, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, workplace situations, relationship vs career, rivalry, dishonesty, farce, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Doing Time (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Times are hard for habitual guest of Her Majesty Norman Stanley Fletcher. The new prison officer, Beale, makes MacKay look soft and what's more, an escape plan is hatching from the cell of prison godfather Grouty and Fletcher wants no part of ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prison, friends, anti hero, escape, prison life, farce, disorder, troublemaker, intrigue, anti heroes, confined, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, anthology
Plot: royal family, disorder, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Relative Values (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, family relations, social differences, couple relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, intrigue, power relations, couples, servant, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Return to Green Acres (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tv movie that reunites most the show's cast members. The Douglases move back to New York. But when Haney tries to get everyone's property so that a developer can build on them, the residents go to New York to get Douglas to help them. But ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farm, social relations, couples, disorder, save the day, small town, cons and scams, small town life, countryside
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fish out of water, social differences, social relations, rich and poor, misfit, couple relations, couples, disorder, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Buttoners (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Je to film sestávající ze šesti povídek, které většinou černě humornou, ironickou, mnohdy i trpce hořkou formou vyprávějí o jednom dávném prokletí, lidské nevěře, podivných úchylkách, nečekaném zázraku i pokryteckém ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: coincidence, couples, society, destiny, couple relations, human nature
Time: 50s, 90s, 20th century, year 1995, year 1945
Place: prague, europe, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It's 1976, and Vinny is a confused teenager who can't decide whether he is a disco king or a proto punk rocker.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: disco, family relations, wizards and magicians, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, youth, imaginary, coming of age, romance, punk, magic trick ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Yrrol: An Enormously Well Thought Out Movie (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Yrrol: An Enormously Well Thought Out Movie. Sketch comedy
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, family relations, disorder, silly humor, husband wife relationship, abduction, taxi driver, hospital, actor playing himself, waitress ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, couples, fall in love, romance, breakup, wooing, true love, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Those Were the Days (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Dutch football team has just released the heroic World Cup final lost to archrival West Germany. The whole country is in mourning and Jaap Kooijman throws out of sheer frustration the brand new TV out the window. This event is the prelude to an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: wrongfully committed, disorder, friends, confined, nothing goes right, buddies, female director, hippie, volkswagen bus, yoga
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: relocation, house, social differences, family relations, couples, society, love and romance, moving, property
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Three Men and a Leg (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three friends leave Milan by car heading south. Two of them are married to two sisters, the third one is going to marry the third sister. The marriage is going to take place in the villa of their vulgar but very rich father in law. They are also ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous, road movie
Plot: couple relations, eccentric family, boss and employee, parents and children, overbearing, couples, power relations, disorder, family relations, profanity, wedding, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, biting ...
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, workplace situations, couple relations, disorder, culture clash, society, workplace, supportive coworker, misfit, social relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: offbeat, sexual, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, mental illness, pregnancy, doctors and patients, fall in love, disorder, power relations, baby, psychiatrist, wager, hypnotism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Holiday on the Buses (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Due to a female passenger falling out of her top whilst running for the bus Stan is distracted and crashes the bus resulting in the depot managers car being written off. As a result Stan, Jack and Blakey are fired. Stan and Jack soon get new jobs as ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: lechery, bus, dirty old man, chalet, disorder, resort, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, silly humor, bus trip, bare breasts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
Little Britain: Live (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The many hilarious characters of Little Britain are taken to the stage in this brilliant live performance by Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
Style: live comedy, clever, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: human nature, village, working class, misfit, society, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, social misfits, farce, satire, village life, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: couples, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, buddies, disorder, friends, sexually transmitted disease, wedding, sexual content, drugs/alcohol, black panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Rossini (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Zigeuner is on the hunt for the woman of his dreams, a woman who should also play the main role in the film. Meanwhile, ruthless producer Oskar Reiter wants to buy the film rights at all costs - and he is struggling for the love of the beautiful ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, satire, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), showbiz, partners, ego clash, blind ambition, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Steptoe and Son (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Albert Steptoe and his son Harold are junk dealers, complete with horse and cart to tour the neighbourhood. They also live amicably together at the junk yard. But Harold, who likes the bright lights in the West End of London, meets a stripper, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sitcom
Plot: working class, love and romance, odd couple, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, couples, family life, fall in love, parents and children, horse and cart, father ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, spain, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, pig, village, countryside, small town, working class, social differences, disorder, black market, couples, social relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947, 1930s ...
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Security Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Duckers, Jimmy and Ray are three work-shy security guards at a shopping mall who spend much of their time mocking their Jobsworth boss Kenneth. One night they bunk off to watch and bet on a boxing match at the electrical shop, only to find on their ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, working class, shopping mall, disorder, robbery, nightshift, security guard
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Plot: loan shark, money, race against time, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, family relations, couples, disorder, loan, screwball, eccentric family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, midlife crisis, disorder, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
36%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, couples, couple relations, family problems, domestic disturbance, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, silly humor, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%