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Funny Dirty Little War (1983)
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Funny Dirty Little War (1983)
Original name: No habrá más penas ni olvido
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist. The newly elected official enlists the aid of allies ranging from the town drunk to young peronists to help hold his post. What follows is a slapstick war with a serious message.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, witty, semi serious, political
Plot: politics, violent, village, hostage, farce, political protest, war, dark humor, kidnapping, village life, political intrigue, confined, small town, political unrest, small town life, dishonesty, state affairs, chaos and mayhem, airplane, agent, money, police officer, army, military, police ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, political, humorous and semi serious films with plots about politics, war, state affairs, society, death, nude and murder mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like Funny Dirty Little War: Catch-22 (1970), Devils on the Doorstep (2000), Circle of Deceit (1981), Beautiful People (1999), The Battle of Algiers (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Catch-22 (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way to cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of a "military mentality" and of a bureaucratic society ...
Style: surreal, funny, absurd, dark, biting ...
Plot: world war two, anti war, satire, military, bomber, aviation, airplane, rebellion, war, suspense, soldier, bomb ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1944, 20th century
Place: sardinia, alexandria egypt, rome italy, new york, italy ...
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Devils on the Doorstep (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time they will be collected. The village leaders convene to ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, realistic, humorous, cerebral ...
Plot: world war two, military, resistance, anti war, wartime life, village, rebelliousness, rebellion, confined, captivity, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia
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Circle of Deceit (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Georg Laschen leaves his family in West Germany to go work as a war correspondent in Beirut during the fights between Christians and Palestinians.
Style: political, realistic, serious, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: reporter, journalism, female nudity, photographer, lebanese civil war, isolation, politics, lebanese, adoption, child, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, lebanon, middle east, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
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Beautiful People (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. Football rivals, and political adversaries from the Balkans all ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, sad ...
Plot: immigrants, politics, culture clash, bosnian war, working class, wartime, war, chase, refugee, dysfunctional family, honest, british ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, australia, hawaii, europe ...
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Algeria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: political, art house, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: revolution, torture, military, muslim, bomb, protest, resistance, terrorism, freedom, french algerian war, war, politics ...
Time: year 1957, 50s, year 1954, 20th century, year 1960 ...
Place: africa, algeria, france, italy, paris france ...
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Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, political, talky, witty ...
Plot: politics, head of state, ambition, idealism, rise to the top, leadership, political unrest, political conspiracy, culture clash, political intrigue, campaign, rebellion ...
Time: year 1996, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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For Ever Mozart (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: For Ever Mozart is an episodic film that follows a theater troupe from France attempting to put on a play in Sarajevo. Along their journey they are captured and held in a POW camp, and they call for help from their friends and relations in France. ...
Style: experimental, serious, realistic, avant garde, contemplative
Plot: dancing, politics, battles, performer's life, war, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, anti war, revolutionary, bitterness, corpse, partisan ...
Time: 90s
Place: bosnia, europe, france, former yugoslavia, vietnam ...
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No Man's Land (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Belgium, UK, Slovenia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two soldiers from opposite sites get stuck between the front lines in the same trench. The UN is asked to free them and both sides agree on a ceasefire, but will they stick to it?
Style: thought provoking, bleak, harsh, political, talky ...
Plot: anti war, politics, soldier, military, bosnian war, survival, war, intrigue, un, bomb, human nature, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: serbia, bosnia herzegovina, eastern europe, europe, bosnia ...
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The Mark of Cain (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a bomb kills their company commander in Iraq, British soldiers Treacle and Shane are ordered to round up suspects and use torture on the detainees. Back home, the press gets the story and the pair achieves instant infamy.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic
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Time: 21st century
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C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Style: disturbing, satirical, political, humorous, parody ...
Plot: racism, civil war, politics, alternate reality, satire, interracial relations, journalism, injustice, discrimination, political unrest, society, american civil war ...
Time: 1930s, year 1912
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12:08 East of Bucharest (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It's the 22nd of December. Sixteen years have passed since the revolution, and in a small town Christmas is about to come. Piscoci, an old retired man is preparing for another Christmas alone. Manescu, the history teacher, tries to keep up with ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: communism, politics, friendship, state affairs, elderly, holiday, dictatorship, small town, retired, husband wife relationship, revolution, totalitarian regime ...
Time: 21st century
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Gangs from Rosario (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: City of Rosario. After three decades in prison together in the same cell, Tito and Castor are released. Outside the youth's friends await, as well as mines, tango, nights of drunkenness and a suitcase full of money hidden in the Parana River. ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: tough heroes, graphic violence, dishonesty, lone wolves, gang, confined, golden years, friends, heist, prison life, prison, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
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My Führer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hitler no longer believes in himself, and can barely see himself as an equal to even his sheep dog. But to seize the helm of the war he would have to create one of his famous fiery speeches to mobilize the masses. Goebbels therefore brings a Jewish ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, controversial, not serious ...
Plot: world war two, dark humor, hitler, farce, war, politics, head of state, state affairs, downfall, wartime life, political conspiracy, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s
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A Night of Love (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.
Style: political, campy, humorous, sexual, clever ...
Plot: small town, revolution, sex, female nudity, seduction, political unrest, small town life, village life, village, dishonesty, society, love and romance ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, War
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, realistic, bleak, sad ...
Plot: love triangle, revolution, betrayal, soldier, evacuation, tragic love, tragic hero, world war one, wartime life, political unrest, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in ...
Style: political, bleak, sexy, brutal, factual ...
Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Romania, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during World War II, somewhere in Eastern Europe. A German soldier is found dead near the village. The local authorities must find the culprit, or they will be all shot by the Nazis the morning after. There's no way to find the guilty one, ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, captivating, tragicomedy ...
Plot: world war two, village, moral dilemma, human nature, mentally challenged, misfit, hopes, farce, comedy of errors, wartime life, disorder, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: romania, germany, transylvania
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Under Fire (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: tense, realistic, political, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: nicaragua, latin america, ireland, central america
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To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, parody, entertaining, light, funny ...
Plot: war, world war two, farce, satire, jewish, dark humor, disorder, german occupation, daring rescue, theater, actor, nazi ...
Time: 50s, 1930s
Place: poland, england, germany, europe
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The Boat Is Full (1981)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: "Our boat is full." A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak, captivating
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Place: switzerland, germany, europe, zurich switzerland
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
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Style: atmospheric, sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
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Style: light, sentimental, touching, realistic, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
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Time: 1930s, 1940s, year 1935, 20th century
Place: italy, germany, england, europe, florence ...
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Closely Watched Trains (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a small town still occupied by the Germans as World War II's tide is turning toward the Allies, apprentice train-watcher Milos is oblivious to the war. Instead, he is obsessed with having his first sexual experience. Despite the favors of ...
Style: atmospheric, talky, touching, realistic, sincere ...
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42%
King of Hearts (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ornithologist mistaken for an explosives expert is sent alone into a small French town during WWI to investigate a garbled report from the resistance about a bomb which the departing Germans have set to blow up a weapons cache.
Style: political, humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, affectionate ...
Plot: world war one, war, anti war, mental illness, insanity, french, psychopath, small town, soldier, hospital, crazy, mental disorder ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, 18th century
Place: france, germany
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39%
Good Morning, Night (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: serious, tense, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, hostage, revolution, politics, murder, rebelliousness, captivity, political unrest, radical, state affairs, society, head of state ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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39%
Black and White in Color (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they promptly conscript the local native population. Issuing them ...
Style: inter cultural, cynical, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
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Place: africa
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War Machine (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A rock star general bent on winning the “impossible” war in Afghanistan takes us inside the complex machinery of modern war. Inspired by the true story of General Stanley McChrystal.
Style: political, satirical, intense, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: military, satire, war, justice, politics, civil war, underdog, conspiracy, depression, wartime, mentor, soldier ...
Place: afghanistan, vietnam, middle east, iraq
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: captivating, satirical, non-linear, talky, cynical ...
Plot: restaurant, food, television, politics, member of parliament, screenwriter, communist, satire, suspense, love affair, infidelity, political intrigue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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37%