Movies like Pearls and Pigs

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Pearls and Pigs (2003)
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Pearls and Pigs (2003)
Original name: Helmiä ja sikoja
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by her prostitute mother. A karaoke set helps reveal that the little girl is quite a singer, just as a talent contest for children is coming up on national television offering more than enough money to the winner. If only the kid weren't so hopelessly shy...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic, stylized, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, step siblings, talent contest, money, father son relationship, small town, bootlegging, brother brother relationship, girl, friendship, debt, prize, love and romance, criminal heroes, siblings relations, talent show, brother, male nudity, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, half brother, karaoke, half sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland

Most similar movies to Pearls and Pigs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, captivating and light films with plots about rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, friendship, friends, couples and siblings relations mostly in Comedy, Sport and Crime genres. Some movies like Pearls and Pigs: A Beer Tale (2012), The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012), Out on Parole (2004), Metal Brothers (2012), Closing Escrow (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Beer Tale (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation. Orphaned at the age of five, the brothers inherited their family brewery and were left in the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family business, family relations, twins, youth, love and romance, beer, rivalry, friendship, couples, siblings relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers compete in their own private 25-event Olympics.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: rivalry, siblings relations, farce, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, family gatherings, family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations, olympics, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Out on Parole (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, cons and scams, friends, warden, race against time, ambition, ex convict, contest, save the day, parole, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Metal Brothers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bröderna Hårdrock is a film about two brothers who are planning a heavy metal convention in their sleepy village. Their mother, the village priest, worries about them and wants them to settle down and have families. A young female teacher and line ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, fall in love, wooing, parents and children, village, family relations, silly humor, rivalry, brother brother relationship, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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70%
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Closing Escrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three quirky families seeking to buy their next home collide when trying to purchase the same property. The bidding war tests the limits of their marriages and the resolve of their agents.
Style: humorous, cynical, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, eccentric family, social relations, family relations, satire, ambition, real estate, couples, marriage, contests and competitions, dead animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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67%
Desperately Seeking Santa (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer, a young, ambitious executive running promotions at a failing Boston mall comes up with a genius promotional gimmick to save her workplace and position herself for advancement: hold a "Hunky Santa" contest to replace the old Mall ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, love and romance, ambition, couples, rivalry, contests and competitions, holiday, contest, santa claus, pizzeria, promotion, male model ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, youth, teenage life, family relations, competition, fired from the job, grocery store, escapades, friendship, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, gender, couples, contests and competitions, dancer's life, ambition, fall in love, sister sister relationship, friends ...
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64%
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Lotoman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Modesto and Manuel are brothers whose lives change by wining the lottery.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, family relations, society, disorder, couples, life turned upside down, hopes, silly humor, culture clash, friendship, rivalry, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dominican republic
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62%
Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, ambition, nothing goes right, farce, save the day, journey, contest, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Break Point (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Price is a reckless man-child on the last leg of his career as a doubles tennis player. When his latest partner drops him, he realizes he's officially burned all of his bridges on the pro circuit. He decides to make one last ditch effort ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: tennis, rivalry, sport, athlete's life, odd couple, contests and competitions, ambition, family relations, verbal byplay, siblings relations, underdog, male protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 673
Bait Shop (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Its Barbershop for Rednecks. Bill is a bait shop owner who has to make a balloon payment of $15,000 or else the bank will close his shop. Unable to make the payment from the proceeds of the shop, Bill must compete in the annual Bass Tournament, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, save the day, contests and competitions, family business, workplace, bait, ambition, small town, friends, store, working class, fishing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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56%
 4.7
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House Broken (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family relations, disorder, coming of age, friendship, silly humor, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, firefighter, lifestyle, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
To Hell With The Ugly (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eliseo is ugly, lame and single. He hasn't met the woman of his life and has never known love. Nati is ugly, missing a breast and separated. She found the man of her life but, even so, has never experienced true love. Eliseo thinks that the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, society, friendship, rivalry, physical appearance, singleness, silly humor, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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54%
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
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Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
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O Concurso (2013)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, wizards and magicians, guillotine, contests and competitions, odd couple, artists and showbiz, ambition, buddies, friendship, parody, nothing goes right, stage magician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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48%
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: birthday, friendship, society, lifestyle, friends, family relations, physical appearance, misfit, moustache, fake moustache, party, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
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47%
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Joint Custody (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wife finds out her husband has a mistress. She decides to propose her to share her life with her husband, alternating every two weeks.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, sincere, humorous
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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Time: contemporary
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47%
Bros Before Hos (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Because of a bad marriage of their parents, two brothers Jules and Max made a pact never to get into a relationship with a woman. Therefore, they live a party-life in which they sleep with a different girl every day. However this changes when Jules ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, sex comedy
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: romance, buddies, family relations, siblings relations, love triangle, fall in love, rivalry, love and romance, best friend, brother brother relationship, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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46%
Russian Disco (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russendisko is the story of Wladimir, Andrej and Mischa. Three young Russian friends, who move from Moscow to Berlin in a lucky wave of emigration right after the fall of the Berlin wall. They take their chance looking for a better life and find ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: friendship, immigrants, society, misfit, adventure, rivalry, intrigue, friends, love and romance, dj, hostel, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, ussr
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46%
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Randy and the Mob (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A good ol' boy (McKinnon) gets into trouble with some mobsters, and then must seek assistance from his estranged, identical twin gay brother.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: twins, family relations, crimes, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, rivalry, estrangement, competition, small town, gay, siblings relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dirty Bomb (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lissu on 28-vuotias nuori nainen, joka työskentelee levy-yhtiön pr-managerina. Elokuvan alussa Lissu käy kehityskeskustelun esimiehensä, dramaattisen mogulin Martin Bakkan kanssa. Palkankorotusta odottava Lissu järkyttyy pahoin, kun Martin ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, music, record company, pop culture, marketing, business, rise to the top, youth, teenage life, pop music, publicity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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Love & Slaps (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy about generational conflict between two parents who do not want to grow old and a seventeen year old daughter who wants to become an adult. During a weekend with some friends in their country house in Tuscany, Marcello and Marina, relieved ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, talky ...
Plot: family relations, family life, friendship, couples, parents and children, disorder, countryside, friends, society, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe
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42%
My Uncle Rafael (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cultures collide when an old Armenian man stars in a new reality show
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: tv show, family relations, family problems, culture clash, dysfunctional family, media, elderly, silly humor, television producer, couples, friendship, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, sincere, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, hopes, society, optimism, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, cynical ...
Plot: contests and competitions, friends, ambition, life is a bitch, drug abuse, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, addiction, buddies, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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41%
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
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41%