Movies like Happy Go Lucky 2003

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Happy Go Lucky (2003)
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Happy Go Lucky (2003)
Original name: 低一點的天空
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: Happy Go Lucky is a Hong Kong Comedy-Drama starring Kent Cheng.
Plot: restaurant, blindness, diarrhea, mental retardation

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about restaurant, friendship, cooking and food, cooking, drinking alcohol, lifestyle and redemption mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Happy Go Lucky: Endgame (2000), The Waiters (2006), Sex and Zen (1991), The New Adventures of Heidi (1978), Arthur & Claire (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Endgame (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hamm is blind and unable to stand; Clov, his servant, is unable to sit; Nagg and Nell are his father and mother, who are legless and live in dustbins. Together they live in a room with two windows, but there may be nothing at all outside.
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The Waiters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: restaurant, follow your dream, ambition, dream, actor, disgruntled worker, artists and showbiz, struggling artist
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Place: los angeles
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Sex and Zen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to help him find women, but only if he attains a penis as ...
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Plot: strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), transplant, prostitute, obsession, voyeurism, infidelity, chastity belt, transsexual, sexual abuse, couples, power relations ...
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The New Adventures of Heidi (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.
Plot: operation, blindness, mother superior, girl, snow, christmas, restaurant, nun, convent
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Arthur & Claire (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The chance meeting of two people at the darkest moments of their lives leads to a bright new beginning : Arthur (around 50) and Claire (around 30) pull each other from the abyss – by trying to save the other they see the worth of their own life.
Plot: suicidal thoughts, restaurant, hotel room, terminal illness, change of heart, estranged son, dead daughter, rental car, bus station
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New adventures of truck drivers Jare and Paja, long-time fellow associates and close friends. Jare is forced to pay off his debt for the loans he was raising to build a house for his numerous family. He must find heaps of money as soon as possible, ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get the cash? How many will have to die to get the answer?
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Wise Blood (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty
Plot: redemption, sin, preacher, blindness, religions or cults, wiretap, bishop, cons and scams, satire, society, soldier, christianity ...
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Cook Up a Storm (2017)
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Scent of a Woman (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every situation, nicknames the youth Ciccio, and spends the next few ...
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A Woman with Red Hair (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
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Entry Level (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing his restaurant, chef CLAY MAGUIRE must start his career all over--at the bottom. Pushing forty with no "corporate skill-set", Clay enters the strange world of the Unemployable Interviewees of America. Clay and his fellow ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Schizophrenic Ray tries to adjust to the outside world after being released from an institution.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
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The Liar (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, West Germany
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Talkative, hyperactive young drifter Ville Alfa goes around Helsinki, basically trying to borrow money from friends and strangers by means of an incessant delivery of quirky and snappy quasi-intellectual lines and fabricated excuses.
Style: student film
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Place: helsinki finland
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Il minestrone (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: ambiguous ending
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Place: rome italy, tuscany
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