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Destiny to Order (1989)
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Destiny to Order (1989)
Original name: Destiny To Order
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A writer starts running into the characters he's created in real life. Alberta is his fantasy woman, who starts out as a sexy rock singer. However, when the bad guy in his novel (played by Michael Ironside) gets his hands on the manuscript and starts making changes of his own, they are all in for a wild ride.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: rock, romance, misfit, graphic violence, artists and showbiz, couples, imaginary, profanity, sex, biker, writers, violence, female nudity, hippie, male female relationship, computer, stripper, alternate reality, singer, rock and roll, bully, thunderstorm, lost, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drug use ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: toronto ontario canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity and youth mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Destiny to Order: Asylum Seekers (2009), Cruising Bar (1989), His Majesty Minor (2007), California Casanova (1991), The Party Animal (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Asylum Seekers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six people on the verge of a breakdown decide to check themselves into an insane asylum, only to discover there is just room for one.
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Plot: dark humor, contests and competitions, mental institution, eccentricity, art, surrealism, alternate reality, contest, mental breakdown
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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Cruising Bar (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this outrageous comedy (where the lead characters are played by the same actor), four men from very different backgrounds set out to go "babe-hunting" on a Saturday night. Follow a very shy nerd, a... read more broken- hearted junkie, a ...
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His Majesty Minor (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dans une île imaginaire perdue en Mer Egée, aux temps très lointains d'avant Homère, Minor, mi-homme mi-cochon, orphelin et muet, file des jours tranquilles dans la douce tiédeur de la porcherie en compagnie de sa bonne amie la Truie. Au ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), centaur, social relations, social misfits, leadership, imaginary, misfit, legends and myths, friends, curses spells and rituals, village, island ...
Place: ancient greece
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California Casanova (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stagehand at a nightclub falls for one of the performers. He wins her heart after taking lessons on suavity from a gigolo "count".
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, artists and showbiz, romance, womanizer, lifestyle, gangsters, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, disorder, strong sexual content, power relations ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: offbeat, feel good, humorous, sexual, sexy ...
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Sleepless in Madrid (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eva, Alba y Juan are the protagonist of the story. Eva gives birth to Marina, Alba has just been left by her boyfriend. And Juan is happily married. Their paths intersect one night and their lifes will change forever.
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: babies and infants, romance, bittersweet, profanity, wedding, sexual content, introspection, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, insomnia, drugs/alcohol ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat
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Camping Cosmos (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the film, Solo is a down-on-his-luck writer who is encouraged by his psychiatrist to get a dog. Solo meets his love interest, who he assumes to be a dog owner when meeting her at a dog play park, but dog problems stand in their way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, offbeat
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: sexual, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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