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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: restaurant, miraculous event, cooking and food, life turned upside down, religions or cults, hopes, overnight success, small town, jesus christ, jesus, society, small town life, dishonesty, cons and scams, social relations, female nudity, voyeur, cow, breasts
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, disorder, small town life, hopes, social relations and love and romance 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), Taking Chances (2009), Hollidaysburg (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
Plot: small town, romance, self discovery, fall in love, small town sheriff, hopes, social relations, small town life, love and romance, actress, journalist, drunkenness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hoax, teenage life, self discovery, life turned upside down, religions or cults, overnight success, social relations, family relations, parents and children, cons and scams, miraculous event, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: overnight success, rivalry, follow your dream, writer's life, ambition, misfit, couples, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, society, blind ambition, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, partners, couples, small town life, unlikely partners, romance, small town, hopes, unlikely couple, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, friends, reunion, homecoming, society, college, small town life, small town, female director, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: restaurant, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, workplace, cooking and food, love and romance, lifestyle, chef, family business, business card, matchmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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58%
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The Outcasts (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, light, feel good ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Black Jesus (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A TV series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, light, feel good ...
Plot: peaceful mission, optimism, supernatural ability, clergy, hopes, society, social relations, religions or cults, nothing goes right, small town, jesus, jesus christ ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Holyman Undercover (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Amish man comes to Hollywood to be a missionary, and gets cast as Satan on a nighttime soap opera.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: tv show, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, actor, missionary, fish out of water, tv star, fame, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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50%
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St. Daisy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The snow is staying away from the Bavarian ski village of Haunzenberg, and so are the skiers. Business is failing and so is Georg's relationship with Emilie. During his attempt to reignite the fires of passion, the wooden cross in the next room ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, bavaria, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, theatre director, broadway, comeback, society, friendship, life turned upside down, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Route 30 (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 3 interconnecting stories set along the Lincoln Highway in South Central Pennsylvania.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: farm, urban legend, introspection, small town, society, amish, adventure, writers, friendship, moving, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rid of Me (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scathing black comedy of embarrassment that charts the emotional breakdown and rebirth of a woman ripe for self-discovery.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, hopes, rejection, punk, misfit, girl power, divorce, breakup, strong female presence, satire, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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The Deported (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Italian-American actor is deported to Mexico by some crooked INS Agents, and a pack of orphans helps him find his way back to America
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, small town, follow your dream, youth, hopes, on the road, teenage life, redemption, religions or cults, disability, society, high school ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Lotoman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
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37%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sedona (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, contemplative, light, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
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Time: 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
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Oma in Roma (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Where shall we put grandma? Her permanently anxious and stressed daughter, Marie, knows exactly where: the neighbourhood’s idyllically situated retirement homem where she can find friends of “her own age”. But Granny has other ideas: She wants ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: hopes, single parent, couple relations, family relations, retirement home, golden years, follow your dream, nanny, obsessive quest, restaurant, dull life, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 827
Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Jennifer Doyle who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: single parent, homecoming, family relations, career change, living with parents, loss of job, unemployment, grudge, small town, parents and children, life turned upside down, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Splinterheads (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SPLINTERHEADS introduces Thomas Middleditch as Justin Frost, a twenty-something slacker whose “thing” is that he has no “thing” at all. When a small-time carnival rolls into town, he meets Galaxy (Rachael Taylor), a gorgeous con artist, or ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Stroller Strategy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, wooing, renewed love, life turned upside down, dishonesty, baby, seduction, ex girlfriend, babies and infants, fish out of water, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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