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A Garden of Cucumbers (1967)
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A Garden of Cucumbers (1967)
Original name: Fitzwilly
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Miss Vicki's father dies, she becomes the world's greatest philanthropist. Unfortunately, she is flat broke! Her loyal butler, Claude Fitzwilliam, leads the household staff to rob from various businesses by charging goods to various wealthy people and misdirecting the shipments, all to keep Miss Vicki's standard of living.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: heist, rich, butler, secretary, philanthropist, gang, romance, crimes, love and romance, couples, society, charity, store, down on your luck, nothing goes right, disorder, dishonesty, criminal heroes, golden years, master and servant, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, curses spells and rituals, power relations, christmas ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, philadelphia

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Most similar movies to A Garden of Cucumbers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about romance, couples, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, crimes and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like A Garden of Cucumbers: Piccadilly Jim (2004), Hi-Life (1998), The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973), Love Is a Ball (1963), A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
Style: social, tragicomedy, ironic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: family relations, society, fall in love, couples, romance, dishonesty, disorder, power relations, hidden identity, snobbism, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, usa, europe, new york
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Hi-Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jimmy needs $900 to clear a gambling debt but a series of lies leads to Ray trying to raise the cash from friend's who owe him money.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, bookies, debt, christmas, unemployment, twentysomething life, cons and scams, gambling, down on your luck, addiction, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: chess, heist, social differences, couples, disorder, programmer, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, criminal heroes, law enforcement, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.0
 565
Love Is a Ball (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Etienne makes a good living out of marrying off poor but titled young men to rich but untitled young ladies. Millicent is now in his sights on the Riviera, and Grand Duke Gaspar is the bait. But what if Millicent starts to fancy planted chauffeur ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: poor, naive girl, polo, social differences, fall in love, rich and poor, eligible bachelor, couples, power relations, disorder, master and servant, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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A Pyromaniac's Love Story (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. Garet, the real arsonist, is apalled that someone else would try ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, farce, dishonesty, crimes, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, cons and scams, unfulfillment, disorder, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Two If by Sea (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that last job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. Frank takes Roz to an island on the coast of New England, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thief, painting, island, heist, romance, crimes, partners, disorder, couples, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Life Without Dick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: By accident, Colleen Gibson shoots and kills her gold-digging cheating boyfriend, Dick, a private eye who happens to have a hitman on his tail. Danny the hitman works for his brother-in-law, a cheerful but nasty Irish mobster, hasn't actually ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Plot: couples, romance, disorder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, criminal heroes, love and romance, private detective, hitman, mob boss, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Paperback Romance (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sophie, a writer of racy romance novels, is working on one of her stories in the library, when Eddie overhears her. Sophie, embarrassed by her paralyzed leg from childhood polio, spurns his advances, but when Sophie breaks her leg, she has the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: polio, library, misfit, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, crimes, writer's life, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, bittersweet, farce ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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R.T.T. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Florence, his companion of five years, shocks him with the news that she's leaving him, moving to Miami and marrying another man, Arthur loses it. He follows Florence to all the way to Florida with plans to stop the wedding, which is set ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, adventure, cons and scams, crimes, couple relations, escapades, romance, smuggling, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, france, europe, usa, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Too Beautiful to Lie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A professional lady con makes herself the pharmacist's fiancée overnight, and faces a disastrous blemish in her impeccable con-woman career.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, lie, grandmother, love, police, sister sister relationship, pharmacist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, gambling, bookies, looking for love, romance, couples, disorder, fall in love, womanizer, unlikely couple, crimes, dating ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 418
Bank Robber (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After robbing a bank, the robber hides out from the police in a seedy hotel where he is forced to bribe various tennants for protection as well as their silence which becomes more difficult as greed takes over and the people demand more exuberant ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, romance, heist, bank robber, blackmail, money, friendship, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 338
Be My Baby (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After dating several cheating husbands who pretended to be single, Rylee devises a scheme for revenge. She gets a married man drunk, convinces him that they slept together, then shows up a year later with a baby and demands money. Her blackmail plan ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, manipulation, nothing goes right, gender, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, farce, looking for love, vengeance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Disorderly Orderly (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Disorderly Orderly is a 1964 American comedy film released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Jerry Lewis. The film was produced by Paul Jones with a screenplay by director Frank Tashlin, based on a story by Norm Liebermann and Ed Haas.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: hospital, cheerleader, couples, screwball, disorder, power relations, silly humor, down on your luck, mental illness, doctors and patients, mental institution, mistaken identity ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hollywood, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, dishonesty, elderly, gangsters, crimes, disorder, heist, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, love triangle, love affair, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Who's Minding the Mint? (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bumbling government employee accidentally destroys a small fortune and decides to break into the US Mint to replace it, but before long everyone wants a slice of the action - and the money.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: safecracker, heist, workplace, crimes, criminal heroes, forgery, dishonesty, partners, unlikely criminals, misfit, mute or deaf, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A television producer woman tries to let down her overbearing boyfriend who is her boss. She wants to marry with a young writer.
Style: biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, workplace, obnoxious boss, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, hotshot hero, infidelity, boss and employee, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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See Jane Date (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jane Grant has just received an invitation to her younger cousin's wedding, and it's engraved with two of the most dreaded words a perpetually available sing can encounter: "plus guest." Come wedding day, Jane had better deliver. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, best friends, love and romance, wooing, couples, romance, singleness, wedding, uninhibited rivalry, high school, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Hold-Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, hostage, cons and scams, working class, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Take Me Home (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, taxi driver, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, on the road, disorder, couples, taxi, crumbling marriage, romance, father
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Nervous Ticks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy about a man (Bill Pullman), who is on the run after his mistress (Julie Brown) confesses to her husband (Peter Boyle) that the two of them have been having an affair.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, infidelity, mistress, couples, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, nothing goes right, love affair, chaos and mayhem, airport ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, heist, romance, friendship, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, friends, disorder, couples, criminal, bank, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Career Opportunities (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, forbidden love, small town, fall in love, teenage love, crimes, couples, fish out of water, heist, goofy hero, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Out to Sea (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Care-free Charlie (Walter Matthau) cons his widower brother-in-law Herb (Jack Lemmon) into an expenses-paid luxury cruise in search of rich, lonely ladies. The catch is that they are required to be dance hosts! With a tyrannical cruise director, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, cruise ship, romance, cons and scams, gambling, fall in love, crimes, partners, dishonesty, love and romance, cruise, solar eclipse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Man of the Century (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Fantasy-comedy about a young man who lives as if it is 1928 or so, and his encounters with modern-day women and modern-day criminals.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, fish out of water, newspaper, disorder, love and romance, misfit, dishonesty, crimes, media, society, time travel, art gallery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Anja & Viktor (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Highschool sweethearts Anja and Viktor find themselves in a lesser state of love when Anja graduates and gets a job in the city.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, teenage life, romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, high school, director, tattoo, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, filmmaking, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 740
Hit List (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlotte is a woman with anger management issues whose therapist suggests she write a journal to keep her emotions in check. Unlucky in love, she ventures online to find a boyfriend. Just as she reaches her limit of unsuccessful dates, Charlotte ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sentimental, light, touching ...
Plot: hitman, dishonesty, couple relations, romance, hidden identity, crimes, couples, violence spree, love and romance, dark humor, graphic violence, weatherman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A bawdy story of how a poor damsel surrenders her virtue again and again to get to the top of society.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: deportation, prostitute, strong female presence, couples, power relations, intrigue, rise to the top, dishonesty, society, romance, master and servant, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century
Place: belgium, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%