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The Miracle of P. Tinto (1998)
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The Miracle of P. Tinto (1998)
Original name: El milagro de P. Tinto
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Wafer factory-owner P. Tinto and his wife Olivia want a child of their own more than anything else in the world. Years of trying, however, have left them with nothing but a pair of extraterrestrial midgets living in the spare bedroom. When they decide to try adoption, a series of misroutings and chance encounters results in an escaped adult mental patient arriving at their door with adoption papers in hand. P. Tinto and Olivia accept this without question and welcome him in as their son. Can this family arrangement work?
Style: humorous, offbeat, surreal, semi serious, parody
Plot: surrealism, extraterrestrial, family relations, family life, adoption, dwarf, alien encounter, eccentric family, absurd humor, time travel, factory
Place: spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, offbeat and realistic films with plots about family relations, family life, disorder, eccentric family, youth, surrealism and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Miracle of P. Tinto: The Taste of Tea (2004), Asylum Seekers (2009), Citizen Dog (2004), Abel (1986), Mr. St. Nick (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Taste of Tea (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead working on an animated film project at home. Uncle Ayano has ...
Style: surreal, touching, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: countryside, escape from reality, family history, family life, eccentric family, youth, dull life, housewife, delusion, parents and children, teenage love, ghost ...
Place: japan, asia
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95%
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.
Style: humorous, surreal, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending ...
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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Citizen Dog (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Follow the life of Pod as he moves to Bangkok from the country. Pod's new life starts with getting a job, loosing a finger and dreaming about a girl. A movie were nothing is impossible, and just because you get killed by raining red helmets ...
Style: surreal, humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: factory, surrealism, looking for love, fall in love, romance, adventurer, magic realism, mountain, bottle, train, dog, bus ...
Place: bangkok thailand, thailand
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69%
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Abel (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An extremely weird comedy about the life of 31- year-old Abel, who has never left home. After failing with doctors and psychiatrists, Abel's father Victor brings home Christine, a friend, in an attempt to teach Abel basic social skills. After ...
Style: clever, offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, mama's boy, satire, family relations, couples, love and romance, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, cowardliness, psychiatrist, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 761
Mr. St. Nick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kelsey Grammer stars as Nick St. Nicholas, a Miami-based playboy philanthropist who is about to make his life complete by wedding the girl of his dreams, gorgeous TV weathercaster Heidi Gardelle (Elaine Hendrix). Not known to the general public is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Place: miami, florida
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Nothing (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two good friends who live together, Andrew (Andrew Miller), an agoraphobic travel agent who works from his home, and Dave (David Hewlett), a loser who works in an office where he is treated with contempt. Just when it ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, supernatural, nothing goes right, wish come true, fish out of water, misfit, partners, youth, imaginary, mischievous children, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Relative Strangers (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An uptight professional meets his lower-class biological parents for the first time.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: adoption, family life, eccentric family, meet the parents, family relations, odd couple, parents and children, parent child relationship, family problems, disorder, estrangement, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hellphone (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenager feels an endless fascination for his cellular which will enable him to reach his aim: alluring the pretty high-school girl he's in love with. Unfortunately, this special "addiction" will not be without negative consequences ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, youth, supernatural, high school, technology gone awry, surrealism, cell phone, mind control, chaos, nothing goes right ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Baby Formula (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two adventurous women in love are desperate to have their own biological child. They take a chance on an experimental scientific process and make sperm from their own stem cells. Pregnant with humor and unexpected twists, their journey ultimately ...
Style: humorous, experimental, emotional, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to play cards, they try to stop Columbus, they sing beatles's ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, buddy movie
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Time: 20th century, 15th century, 80s, renaissance, middle ages
Place: italy, europe, florence italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mama Turns 100 (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ana and her husband Antonio arrive in the manor in the countryside of Spain where she worked as a nanny many years ago, for the centennial birthday of the matriarch.
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: unfulfillment, youth, love and romance, nanny, dysfunctional family, reunion, satire, family relations, dark humor, estate, couples, family life ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself - The Play (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When Madea gets sick, her family comes to her aid. What they don't realize is that they're the ones who need her help. As always, Madea's cockeyed outlook on life saves the day and guarantees side-splitting laughs along the way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family life, family problems, goofy hero, nothing goes right, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, theater, disorder, prison life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Life in the Fast Lane (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional way, he decides to mail himself to her with the help of a ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, surrealism, death, artist, family relations, farce, singleness, eccentric family, graphic violence, couples, church, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madea's Big Happy Family The Play (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
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Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: goofy hero, obsessive quest, disorder, family relations, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, deer hunting, abduction, americana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
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On the Nose (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
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Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Talking Pony!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, parody, light, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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I Was a Teenage Faust (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Audience: teens
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Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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
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35%
Addams Family Values (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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People in Places (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
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Style: realistic, biting, semi serious, clever, sincere ...
Plot: human nature
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dawn Breaks, Which Is No Small Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theodore, a young Spanish engineer who works as a professor at the University of Oklahoma, returned to Spain to enjoy a sabbatical year. Upon arrival, he discovers that his father killed his mother and, to compensate for the loss, he bought a ...
Plot: surrealism, countryside, election, mayor, village
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hibernatus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The frozen body of Paul Fournier is discovered in Greenland where he had disappeared during a scientific expedition in 1905. Perfectly conserved he is brought back to life in the 1960s. His descendants take care of him: to spare him the cultural ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, ironic, light ...
Plot: time travel, hibernation, fish out of water, disorder, family life, misfit, family relations, culture clash, society, make believe, pretense, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1900s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: france, greenland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.6
 497
Quigley (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, disorder, family relations, redemption, family life, hidden identity, custody, odd couple, dealing with death, animal life, uninhibited rivalry, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, insurance, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 347
Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, family life, cons and scams, social relations, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, village, alien, con artists, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Martin kids learn of a magic spell that will take them to the 'mommy market' so they can get a more user friendly model. After giving a few other moms a try, they want their own back. But that is not so easy.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%