Movies like Maids

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Maids (2001)
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Maids (2001)
Original name: Domésticas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five maids in São Paulo are observed in this episodic, impressionistic film. The women interact with each other, ride busses, work, and have longings: Rai for a husband, Créo for her lost daughter, Roxane for a career in modeling. Quitéria is naive, a gull for thieves. Cida has a husband and also a lover. While each woman gets what she wishes for (more or less), it doesn't always make things better.
Plot: maid, satire, social differences, social satire
Place: latin america, brazil, sao paulo brazil

Most similar movies to Maids

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about satire, maid, society, husband wife relationship, brazilian, social differences and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Maids: The Maid (2009), Gone Are the Days! (1963), The Second Mother (2015), Sixteen-Oh-Sixty (1995), Posthumous Memories (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Maid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Raquel has been the live-in housekeeper for a kind, reasonably wealthy family for half her life, and the joyless repetition of the job has begun to take its toll. Increasingly dependent on painkillers, Raquel resorts to pranks and childish avoidance ...
Style: humorous, psychological, semi serious, dark humor, captivating ...
Plot: master and servant, maid, rivalry, self discovery, social differences, power relations, workplace, society, unfulfillment, satire, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Gone Are the Days! (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young, idealistic man returns home to the plantation where he grew up in servitude. With him, he brings his fiance, Lutiebelle, in hopes of convincing the plantation owner that she is really his cousin in order to secure the family inheritance. To ...
Plot: plantation, impersonation, sheriff, stroke, satire, cheating, preacher, racism, servant, deputy, maid, farce ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Second Mother (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After leaving her daughter Jessica in a small town in Pernambuco to be raised by relatives, Val spends the next 13 years working as a nanny to Fabinho in São Paulo. She has financial stability but has to live with the guilt of having not raised ...
Style: touching, disturbing, emotional, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Plot: class differences, family relations, nanny, housekeeper, family problems, mother daughter relationship, parent child relationship, female protagonist, family drama, brazilian, architecture, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Sixteen-Oh-Sixty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rich executive being threatened by a burglar who had been caught trying to steal his mansion hires a hitman to kill him in prison. But another man is killed instead, leaving a widow and three kids. Full of remorse, he tries to help the family, ...
Plot: class differences, strangulation, brazilian, older woman younger man relationship, hitman, irony, arrest, attempted robbery, husband wife relationship, accidental death, mistaken identity, widow ...
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Posthumous Memories (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Free adaptation of Machado de Assis' classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.
Style: contemplative, suspense, semi serious, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), society, love and romance, introspection, human nature, fall in love, wooing, satire, unfulfillment, horse drawn carriage, coffin
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
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70%
The King of the Candle (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Filming of the historical montage of Oswald de Andrade's play, where decadent millionaires, depraved children, corrupt and implacable capitalists are the characters interpreted by the Grupo Oficina, in a celebrated theatrical performance from ...
Style: avant garde, allegory
Plot: politics, jungle, brazilian, surrealism, economics, aristocracy, theatrical troupe, candle, countryside, theatre group, american
Place: sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Madame (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Adding a little spice to a waning marriage, Anne and Bob, a wealthy and well-connected American couple, move into a manor house in romantic Paris. While preparing a particularly luxurious dinner for sophisticated international friends, our hostess ...
Style: light, romantic, funny, tragicomedy
Audience: chick flick
Plot: maid, high society, servant, social differences, love affair, pretending to be someone else, impersonating, couple relations, love and romance, master servant relationship, husband wife relationship, domestic servant ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
And the Wife Shall Revere Her Husband (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a man decides to marry the woman he's been living with, she stops being the silent patient person she was and claims to be the boss in the house. Her behaviour changes so much after the marriage that the husband gets so irritated as to ask ...
Plot: couples, brawl, marital problem, talking to oneself in a mirror, maid, husband wife relationship, divorce, death of friend, nostalgia, hotel, funeral, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: offbeat, witty, humorous, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, society, graphic violence, prostitute, life is a bitch, misfit, urban ghetto life, fish out of water, down on your luck, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, england
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63%
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Boys in Brazil (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two teenagers decide to attend attend São Paulo's annual Gay Pride Parade, encouraged by one of their uncles, a successful - although closeted - business executive. After witnessing an incident of shocking violence at the parade, the group ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: brazilian, gay pride, homoeroticism, gay, erotica, shower, taking a shower, male nudity, voyeur, male in shower, voyeurism, taking a bath ...
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Timon of Athens (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Timon loves to give parties and objects to friends, but when he cannot pay his creditors, his "friends" refuse to help him, and he becomes a misanthropic hermit.
Plot: play, generosity, satire, beggar, morality, coin, misanthrope, tragic event, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: unemployment, power relations, social differences, working class, culture clash, rich and poor, life is a bitch, society, job seeking, maid, parents separation, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, london, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Drained (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals--as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, psychological, humorous, bleak
Plot: obsession, lifestyle, misfit, life is a bitch, mind game, mental illness, drug abuse, addiction, down on your luck, perversion, nervous breakdown, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The False Servant (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young woman disguises herself as a knight to expose a gold-digging man divided between her and a Countess.
Plot: engagement, cynicism, love, psychological manipulation, countess, broken engagement, gender identity, gold coin, maid, jealousy, theater, secret revealed ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
An Air So Pure (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the midst of WW I, a doctor and a lawyer team up to turn a ramshackle old mountain chateau into a sanatorium/health spa that caters to the afflicted from most every stratum of European society, most of whom show up with false hope in their hearts ...
Plot: false identity, world war one, maid, hidden corpse, mysterious death, wounded soldier, doctor, hotel, bull, stolen money, hidden money, mountain
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48%
University of Laughs (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In pre-war Japan, a government censor tries to make the writer for a theater troupe alter his comedic script. As they work with and against each other, the script ends up developing in unexpected ways.
Plot: censorship, repression, battle of wits, army, world war two, role playing, theatre play, perfection, satire, corridor, theater
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Personal Tailor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the director of Back to 1942, Feng Xiaogang, comes PERSONAL TAILOR, one of the most unique films you'll see in this upcoming holiday season. Imagine a team that will sacrifice themselves for your dream at any cost -- but only if that dream ...
Style: cynical, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: follow your dream, satire, dream come true, social differences, artists and showbiz, hopes, filmmaking, society, media, company
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, coming of age, parents and children, family problems, gender, youth, teenage life, father son relationship, gay interest, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Clown (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The life of the owners of Circus Esperança, Puro Sangue e Pangaré, father and son, who plays two clowns. At a certain point, Pangaré starts showing tiredness and sadness for being an unhappy clown.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: introspection, follow your dream, self discovery, identity crisis, circus, escapades, parents and children, family relations, on the road, countryside, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Il Solco di Pesca (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former priest has become bored to the point of impotence by the easy availability of beautiful women. He misses the shame of the priesthood which made sex more enjoyable, and this leads to his strange fascination with photographing asses. He gets ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: maid, photograph, ass, impotence, butt, married woman, erotica, female nudity, sexploitation, see through panties, bare breasts, impotent husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After dumping a bucket of water on a beautiful young woman from the window of a train car, wealthy Frenchman Mathieu, regales his fellow passengers with the story of the dysfunctional relationship between himself and the young woman in question, a ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, sexual, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: maid, manipulation, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), train ride, dwarf, obsession, humiliation, virginity, manipulations, self destructing, postmodernism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Rio Sex Comedy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Is this possible to reconcile individual happiness and social justice? It is the paradoxical search several foreigners installed in Brazil. Charlotte Rampling incarnates a British esthetic surgeon given to dissuade whoever would like to pass under ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy, realistic
Plot: tour guide, lifestyle, rich and poor, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, social differences, culture clash, couples, battle of the sexes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Night, the Prowler (1978)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Felicity Bannister is a young woman living in the shadow of her overpowering mother. Her oppression is her worst enemy until the day she is attacked by an intruder who breaks into her bedroom and forces Felicity into action. The tables are suddenly ...
Style: cult film
Plot: dysfunctional family, homeless man, arranged marriage, surrealism, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, rapist, sex, satire, wealth, leather jacket, rebellion ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Inheritance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reunited for their mother’s funeral, four sisters – Selma, Regina, Laura and Lúcia – find themselves forced to divide much more than a spacious apartment in Copacabana. While dividing the articles – from the apartment’s sale to splitting ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, death in the family, estrangement, sister sister relationship, strained relationship, lesbian, death of mother, inheritance, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Dog's Will (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town. But when they die, they have to be judged by Christ, the Devil and the Virgin Mary, before they are ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, exciting, light ...
Plot: virgin mary, hopes, adventure, clergy, race against time, social differences, unfulfilled love, righting the wronged, district attorney, social relations, buddies, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.9
 10K
Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, dark humor, thought provoking, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, politics, dishonesty, amateur detective, state affairs, social relations, society, political unrest, false accusation ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kisarazu Cat's Eye: World Series (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: After terminally ill Bussan finally passes away he misses hanging out with his still living friends and decides to return to Kisarazu. In his ghost form however only his most trusted friends can see him, and his meddling in the lives of the living ...
Plot: cafe, train, yakuza, beer, death, wedding, russian, army, ghost, korean, baseball, maid ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, osaka japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 5K
La Ciénaga (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Spain, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chekhov in contemporary Argentina. Mecha and Gregorio are at their rundown country place near La Ciénaga with their teen children. It's hot. The adults drink constantly; Mecha cuts herself, engendering a trip to the hospital and a visit from ...
Style: touching, neorealism, captivating, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: children, racism, drink, family problems, dysfunctional family, neo realism, eccentric family, parents and children, crumbling marriage, couples, incest, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, village, human nature, infidelity, couple relations, destiny, road not taken, couples, satire, relationships, multiple storylines ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 2K
Me You Them (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, love affair, destiny, couples, fall in love, adultery, runaway, bittersweet, romance, society, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%