Movies like Tortilla Heaven

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Tortilla Heaven (2007)
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Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isidor's Tortilla Heaven is the best restaurant in New Mexico maybe even the world. But though his tortillas are scrumptious, his enchiladas divine, Isidor has never made a dime. Why? He lives in Falfurrias, population 73. One Sunday, while all the town, including his wife and son, are piously praying mass, a miracle occurs. Upon one of his famous, hand-made tortillas appears the face of Jesus Christ.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: restaurant, miraculous event, cooking and food, life turned upside down, small town, hopes, overnight success, religions or cults, jesus, society, social relations, small town life, dishonesty, cons and scams, female nudity, voyeur, cow, breasts, jesus christ
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico, mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about society, small town, family relations, disorder, hopes, friendship and small town life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like Tortilla Heaven: 3 Days of Normal (2012), Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011), Authors Anonymous (2014), Hollidaysburg (2014), Today's Special (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
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Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
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Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Place: usa
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Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
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Today's Special (2009)
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maria Laura "Mala" is an actress with little luck, but she is successful working for other women, seducing their boyfriends to know if they are faithful or not. But everything changes when her dream to perform in her acting career depends ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 90 min.
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The Deported (2009)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Rid of Me (2011)
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scathing black comedy of embarrassment that charts the emotional breakdown and rebirth of a woman ripe for self-discovery.
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Country: Germany
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