Movies like Cold Dog Soup

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Cold Dog Soup (1990)
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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 date's dead dog Jasper and get back to the babe who's so hot she mutters darkly about being a Pressure Cooker: his conventional efforts are continually thwarted. Quaid is respected by the peculiar groups he interests in the dog's corpse and effects, and our one-gloved heroine is much keener on him than on her rather lackluster date.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, love and romance, taxi, urban, city life, disorder, nothing goes right, dog
Time: 80s

Most similar movies to Cold Dog Soup

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about disorder, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, city life and urban mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Cold Dog Soup: Love at First Hiccough (1999), Three on a Spree (1961), That's What She Said (2012), The Martins (2001), Mystics (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Love at First Hiccough (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Anja is a beautiful and very well proportioned high school senior... and still a virgin. She insists that she wants her first time to be with a guy, who knows what it's about. Her rich (and arrogant, pretentious and obnoxious) boyfriend Peter ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: youth, young lovers, love and romance, couples, shallowness, teenage life, siblings relations, high school, young love, first love
Time: 90s
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95%
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: couples, youth, love and romance, fortune, colonel, millionaire, inheritance
Time: 60s
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80%
That's What She Said (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Longtime best friends Bebe and DeeDee are both wrestling with love. Bebe has met someone new and is in the exuberant phase of a budding romance. DeeDee is trying to move on from someone she can’t forget – mostly in destructive ways. As Bebe ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: strong female presence, nothing goes right, city life, twentysomething life, disorder, hung over, lifestyle, singleness, urban, friends, best friends, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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69%
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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: semi serious, cynical, dark humor, humorous, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, losing-it hero, social relations, family problems, working class, disorder, contests and competitions, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, buddies, golden years, seance, scam, gangsters, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Three Businessmen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who specializes in African art, arrives in the same hotel. The two meet in the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous, offbeat
Plot: restaurant, hotel, urban, desert, city life, fish out of water, bus, misfit, lifestyle, nothing goes right, love and romance, cooking and food ...
Place: england, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The House of God (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Comedy about a couple of interns in a hospital named 'The House of God'.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: city life, farce, urban, road not taken, mental illness, unfulfillment, misfit, doctors and patients, hospital, power relations, panties, erotica ...
Time: 80s
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59%
The King of Idiots (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Chile
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a naive taxi driver (Quercia) who is duped by most of his fares.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: life turned upside down, nothing goes right, love and romance, misfit, buddies, social misfits, taxi driver, stolen money, sexual content, friends, taxi, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Permanent Vacation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A camping trip results in some twisted family memories in this off-the-wall black comedy. Hoping for one last family vacation before his children leave the nest, laid-back dad Eric Bury (Frank Harper) takes his brood to a trailer park teeming with ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: imaginary kingdom, wish come true, dysfunctional family, catastrophe, nothing goes right, family relations, family problems, disorder, incestuous desire, insanity, oedipus complex, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, romance, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, society, head of state, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, asia, india, europe
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58%
Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: satire, farm, life turned upside down, parents and children, fish out of water, culture clash, self discovery, family life, profanity, strong sexual content, breeding, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.1
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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
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57%
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Checking Out (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ray is a man obsessed with his own mortality. When Ray's best friend dies of a heart attack, Ray is convinced that all of his aches and pains are an indication of his own imminent death. His life turns into a slapstick farce of health-crazed ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family relations, friendship, down on your luck, mental illness, doctors and patients, best friends, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, oxygen mask ...
Time: 80s
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57%
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: humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, society, love and romance, youth, coming of age, profanity, graphic violence, family relations, couples, family problems, immigrants, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nobody's Perfekt (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While everyone knows you can't fight City Hall, there are those who, for whatever reason, can't resist the challenge. Three slightly disturbed psychiatric patients decide to take on the government. What ensues includes car chases, a ferry ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: mental illness, memory loss, crimes, misfit, vengeance, self discovery, city life, urban, gangsters, graphic violence, city hall, mayor ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Funny Farm (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chevy Chase stars as Andy Farmer, a sportswriter who moves with his schoolteacher wife Elizabeth (Madolyn Smith) to the country in order to write a novel in relative seclusion. Of course, seclusion is the last thing the Farmers find in the small, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, fish out of water, farce, city country contrast, chase, couples, social relations, nothing goes right, starting over, writer's life, lifestyle, yuppie ...
Time: 80s
Place: vermont, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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55%
White Collar Blues (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of one year, shown in a variety ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film
Plot: office, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, workplace, workplace situations, down on your luck, boss and employee, farce, power relations, new year's eve, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Where Is Parsifal? (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tucked away in his castle, a hypochondriac inventor plays generous host to a revolving cast of wacky guests. But to pay off his mounting debts, he must sell either a powerful businessman or a rich gypsy on his latest creation: a laser skywriter.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: inventions and discoveries, palaces castles and temples, social relations, social misfits, mad scientist, bare breasts, money problems, invention, dinner party, roller skating, marital problem
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Semen, a Love Sample (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A biologist in an insemination clinic unexpectedly falls in love with a free-spirited trapeze artist and the idea of fathering her child. A hilarious romantic comedy about love at first sight, with complications to follow...and more laughs than you ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, strong sexual content, couples, disorder, clinic, pregnancy, fall in love, love and romance, female director, acrobat, masturbation, biologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: cult film, humorous, dark humor, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, friendship, suburbs, farce, friends, disorder, couples, silly humor, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
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The Dog Problem (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the film, Solo is a down-on-his-luck writer who is encouraged by his psychiatrist to get a dog. Solo meets his love interest, who he assumes to be a dog owner when meeting her at a dog play park, but dog problems stand in their way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, offbeat
Plot: disorder, therapy, writer's life, romance, self discovery, down on your luck, pets, nothing goes right, friendship, couples, stripper, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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49%
Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, deadly, criminal heroes, hitman, gangsters, friendship, misfit, partners, disorder, love and romance, crimes, death wish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Things to Do (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Office worker, Adam, quits work to return to his childhood home and settles into the comforts of his parent's backyard. A chance meeting with a friend from his past leads to them making a "Things to Do" list so they can fulfill some ...
Style: sexual, touching, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hopes, babies and infants, love and romance, getting home, emotionless, family relations, solitude, friends, youth, store, office, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: factory, satire, cooking and food, disorder, strong sexual content, workplace, dishonesty, crimes, workplace situations, corporate crimes, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Great! (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Carlo Verdone at his best is incredibly supported by a fantastic Alberto Sordi and a cast of street-genie non-actors that outperform beyond any imagination.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: rivalry, friendship, motorcycle, beach, pinball machine, motorcycle gang
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Cosmopolitans (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: A look at the lives and loves of a group of young ex-patriates living in Paris. Part of Amazon's Pilot Season, in which viewers, after watching the pilot episode, get to vote on which show they want to return for more episodes. "The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: urban, city life, twentysomething life, love and romance, love affair, love, failed pilot
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Deal of the Century (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator. There are complications; understanding the exact nature of how 'gifts' are used to grease the wheels of a sale, a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, cons and scams, arms dealer, cold war, disorder, technology gone awry, nothing goes right, chase, greed, arms deal, aggression, weapons ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Housewarming (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chantal, an advocate involved in defending homeless illegal immigrant, decides to refurbish her flat. Following her convictions she calls Columbian workers led by an unforeseeable architect. In the mean time a former client decides he is in love ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, nothing goes right, fall in love, family problems, couples, single parent, love and romance, hotshot lawyer, disorder, immigrants, family in crisis, flat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Three Up Two Down (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Three Up, Two Down is a British sitcom starring Michael Elphick and Angela Thorne that ran from 1985 to 1989. It was written by Richard Ommanney.
Style: sentimental, offbeat, humorous, touching, captivating ...
Plot: love and romance, family relations, in laws, married couple, husband wife relationship, young couple
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%