Movies like The Snail's Strategy

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The Snail's Strategy (1993)
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The Snail's Strategy (1993)
Original name: La estrategia del caracol
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Colombia, Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of tenants living in an old house are confronted with having to move out due to a renovation project the city has undertaken. The tenants decide to unite and come up with a strategy, but in the process—while the landlord and his aggressive attorney are chasing them—the tenants transform into the opposite of who they once were.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: miraculous event, lawyer, vengeance, injustice, life is a bitch, farm, against the odds, social differences, society, social misfits, estate, rivalry, eviction, house, anarchist, revolutionary, settler, pastor, roommate, police, graffiti, moving, anger, cigarette smoking, anarchism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Snail's Strategy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about society, couples, life is a bitch, friends, couple relations, friendship and satire mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Snail's Strategy: Very Well, Thank You (2007), Harry's War (1981), Zapping (1999), Tomorrow's Another Day (2000), Cheese and Jam (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: life turned upside down, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, injustice, wrongfully committed, satire, husband wife relationship, loss of job, mental institution, taxi driver, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Harry's War (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his aunt dies of a heart attack while fighting the IRS, Harry Johnson decides to take up the cause.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: society, social relations, injustice, courtroom, vengeance, store, against the odds, small town, small town life, legal, ambition, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
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Zapping (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: voyeurism, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, rivalry, twins, satire, female nudity, male nudity
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
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Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, friends, couples, female director, car accident, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Cheese and Jam (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story about a couple from the bottom of the social ladder, about smuggling refugees across borders and other 'suspect' things- it is, first and foremost, an attempt to tell a story about the worst in people, wherever they may be coming ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, clever
Plot: unemployment, human nature, social differences, social misfits, rivalry, society, romance, couples, working the system, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, down on your luck, illegal immigration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovenia, former yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Last New Year's Eve (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: New year's eve at "The Islands" condos. An aging countess's party is crashed by the soccer team from her gigolo's town. While dressing for a dinner party, the wealthy Guilia discovers her husband's affair with her best ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, suburbs, society, betrayal, suburban life, best friends, femme fatale, friends, prostitute, aging, violence, forgery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Wonderful Times (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famille qu'il couvre de ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, crimes, partners, unlikely criminals, society, disorder, misfit partners, dishonesty, misfit, poverty, unemployment, loss of job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Nowhere (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a country (alluded to be Chile) under dictatorship, a police night raid comes up with a few usual anti-regime suspects. They are sent to a camp in the middle of nowhere. Their friends on the outside start to plan their escape.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: politics, society, political prisoner, dictator, escape, isolation, rebelliousness, abduction, kidnapping, drive away, foreigner, dictatorship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, italy, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Adam & Paul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This movie follows a day in the life of two Dublin Heroin addicts, Adam and Paul. Adam is the taller and slightly smarter of the two while Paul is his sidekick. Since they were small boys, Adam and Paul have withered into two hopeless, desperate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, buddies, social misfits, society, stoners, heroin, family relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, misfit, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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53%
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The Dinner (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An evening at an Italian restaurant. Hosted by tolerant and relaxed Flora, various parties of middle-class people come in -- large and small, young and old, regulars and tourists, married and single -- to dine, converse, argue, celebrate, make ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, biting, talky, clever ...
Plot: restaurant, workplace, lifestyle, society, satire, cooking and food, couples, chief of staff, social differences, human nature, workplace situations, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Hyenas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Senegal, UK, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned home. While Linguere has done well for herself, her home village has fallen on hard economic times. Intent ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: african, satire, politics, society, materialism, couples, injustice, social relations, rich and poor, vengeance, pregnancy, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: senegal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Gospel According to Vic (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vic Mathews teaches a remedial class at the Blessed Edith Semple School in Scotland. Some at the school are trying to discover the two more miracles that would promote the late Edith Semple to sainthood; Mathews, a non-believer, wishes the school ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: school, miraculous event, power relations, religions or cults, society, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, terminal illness, teacher, fall in love, saint ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, england, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 298 min.
Story: "Smoking" and "No Smoking" are two segments of the film which are based on closely connected plays. The original plays covered eight separate stories, which have been pared down to three each for these movies. At a certain point ...
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, destiny, human nature, road not taken, infidelity, village, couples, satire, multiple storylines, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, looking for love, social differences, love and romance, society, couples, romance, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, african american, black man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: prank, neighbor, feud, society, starting over, contests and competitions, lifestyle, deadly, couples, family relations, dark humor, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Piece of the Pie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: France, a factory worker, lives with her three daughters in Dunkirk. The factory where she worked has been closed, leaving France and all of her workmates without a job. She decides to go to Paris to look for work. There she finds a cleaning job at ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: unemployment, power relations, social differences, working class, culture clash, rich and poor, life is a bitch, society, job seeking, maid, speculation, parents separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, london, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Small Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows a gang of small time crooks in an English town. Malc is in danger of losing his girlfriend Kate if he doesn't spend more time at home and the gang leader Jumbo looks like he is about to lose control.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, couples, friends, buddies, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, gang, cons and scams, couple relations, heist, theft ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Little Saints (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After St. Jude appears in Esperanza's oven, she sets out to find her daughter, who died under mysterious circumstances. The journey forces Esperanza to challenge her own beliefs and face her fears in order to be reunited with her beloved ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bittersweet, strong female presence, hopes, life is a bitch, society, obsessive quest, prostitute, missing person, self discovery, parents and children, family problems, low lives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, los angeles, spain, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Good Fences (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to moves his wife and their ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: racism, family relations, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, social differences, culture clash, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family problems, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Everything's Jake (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, life is a bitch, teaching the ways of the world, survival, injustice, society, social misfits, working the system, homelessness, street life, urban ...
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39%
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God's Thunder (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brassac (Jean Gabin) is a drunken veterinarian who can't resist bringing home stray animals and humans. Lilli Palmer plays his long-suffering wife Marie. When he brings home the prostitute Simone (Michele Mercier), Brassac is not sure he is ...
Style: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: estate, prostitute, love and romance, alcohol abuse, couples, animal life
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Life is All You Get (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds...
Style: humorous, sentimental, offbeat, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: police, slaughterhouse, couple relations, human nature, terminal illness, social differences, down on your luck, political unrest, fall in love, love and romance, buddies, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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38%
A Street in Palermo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shut inside their cars, two women face off in a silent duel that is fought out in the intimate violence of their stares. A wholly female duel punctuated by the refusal to drink, eat and sleep; more obstinate than the sun of Palermo and more stubborn ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, offbeat ...
Plot: strong female presence, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, disorder, woman woman relationship, old woman, lesbian, female director, peeing, food, running, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Leo the Last (1970)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Prince Leo, last in the line of rulers of a long-deposed monarchy on continental Europe and jaded with the frenetic search for kicks with the European jet-set, returns to his father's London town house for rest.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, biting, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, injustice, urban ghetto, disorder, estate, fish out of water, down on your luck, social decay, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, society ...
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37%
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Gossip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ten actresses test films for the title role of a remake of "Queen Christina".
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, strong female presence, lesbian, female protagonist, rivalry, theater, actress, actress playing herself, infidelity, actor playing himself ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Funny Bunny (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gene spends his days canvassing about childhood obesity. One day he canvasses Titty, an emotionally-arrested 19-year-old who has successfully sued his own father to win back a large inheritance and gotten himself disowned in the process. Gene ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
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The Sale of Paradise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Many immigrants, when they arrived in Spain, thought they had found paradise, soon thwarted all their dreams of prosperity. Many of them then decided to return to their land, but not so simple. In a pension match various immigrants end up ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, light ...
Plot: friendship, social misfits, misfit, friends, immigrants, society, social relations, hotel, haunted by the past, love, widower, sale ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Here and There (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, fish out of water, family relations, life is a bitch, lifestyle, misfit, disorder, eviction, culture clash, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, serbia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty
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Career Girls (1997)
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Country: UK, France
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Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, bittersweet, couples, best friends, society, strong female presence, realism, weekend, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
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