Movies like Don's Party

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Don's Party (1976)
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Don's Party (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Don's Party stars John Hargreaves as Don Henderson, a schoolteacher living with his wife, Kath (Jeanie Drynan), in 1969. Out of boredom, he invites a small group of friends to celebrate a predicted Australian Labor Party (ALP) election victory, much to the dismay of his wife.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious
Plot: politics, friends, friendship, infidelity, suburbs, couple relations, alcohol abuse, satire, dysfunctional family, battle of the sexes, family problems, society, couples, media, nightlife, lifestyle, buddies, suburban life, crumbling marriage, culture clash, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, looking for sex, media satire, sex ...
Time: 60s, year 1969, year 1967, 1960s
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Don's Party

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and witty films with plots about love and romance, couples, friendship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, male nudity and couple relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Don's Party: The Club (1980), Puberty Blues (1981), Book of Love (2004), Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970), Sexual Life (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Club (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sport team, politics, power relations, workplace situations, moral dilemma, against the odds, athlete and trainer, introspection, high school life, boss and employee, high school, human spirit ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four very different Montreal university teachers gather at a rambling country house to prepare a dinner. Remy (married), Claude (a homosexual), Pierre (involved with a girlfriend) and Alain (a bachelor) discuss sex, the female body and their affairs ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, s&m, couples, couple relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes, radical, human nature, dishonesty, friendship, weekend, academy ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, california
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84%
Puberty Blues (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, coming of age, couples, family relations, friends, kids in trouble, high school life, college life, school, innocence lost, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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77%
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Book of Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Living among fusty academics, an unusual young man gets between a high school history teacher and his wife.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, melancholic, touching
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, adultery, infidelity, crumbling marriage, betrayal, love triangle, sexual relations, lifestyle, teenage life, high school, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, mental illness, satire, adultery, marital problem, housewife, love and romance, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york
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69%
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Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, sexual relations, love affair, dishonesty, womanizer, introspection, couple relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Last Wedding (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three couples in Vancouver navigate their relationships: first jobs, first crises, professional jealousy, an affair, and lack of communication. Noah and Zipporah marry after a brief courtship. She wants to be a singer and stalls out when she fails. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, introspection, friendship, family relations, lifestyle, parents and children, couple relations, looking for love, human nature, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Husbands (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be short-lived.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous
Plot: hotel, friends, dentist, midlife crisis, suburbs, gambling, friendship, infidelity, middle aged man, casino, basketball, couples ...
Place: london, new york, england, usa, europe ...
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65%
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Emerald City (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy of life's temptations - lust, greed and power. The city in question is Sydney and the colour green signifies greed and envy in David Williamsons amusing satire on its film and publishing industries. The story centers around the Rogers ...
Plot: writers, screenwriter, filmmaking, man wrapped in a towel, boxer shorts, male underwear, man wearing towel
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: semi serious, realistic, thought provoking, clever, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, family relations, suburbs, feminism, friendship, infidelity, self discovery, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, strong female presence, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Is love compatible with coupledom? And what of freedom and fidelity? These are some of the questions facing two married men.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, love, friendship, marriage, pregnancy, infidelity, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, introspection, love affair, crumbling marriage, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris ...
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, compromise, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, bittersweet, celebrity culture, fall in love, suburban life, human nature, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, introspection, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, friendship, human nature, thirtysomething life, breakup, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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SubUrbia (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, cynical, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, alcohol abuse, interracial relations, racism, twentysomething life, human nature, showbiz, introspection, teenage life, suburban life, self discovery, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas, new jersey, new york, los angeles
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53%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, family relations, couple relations, sex, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, introspection, midlife crisis, couples, friends, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
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53%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, family relations, couples, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, parents and children, fall in love, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, small town, satire, american abroad, seduction, culture clash, romance, workplace, boss and employee, workplace situations, small town life, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, atlanta georgia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, brawl, chance meeting, suburbs, infidelity, couples, family problems, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, satire, politics, pregnancy, josef stalin, torture, dark humor, farce, campaign, family relations, political unrest, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, russia, latvia, cambodia, ussr ...
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47%
Three Blind Mice (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three young Navy officers hit Sydney for one last night on land before being shipped over to the Gulf to fight. Sam has been mistreated at sea and is going AWOL, Dean has a fiancé and the future in-laws to meet, and Harry just loves playing cards. ...
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, talky ...
Plot: friendship, military, introspection, self discovery, escapades, rebellion, naval officer, sailor, awol, family relations, redemption, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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46%
Life of the Party (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: A group of friends plan an intervention to help their pal address his drinking problem. Things go awry when the shrink they hired fails to show up
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, touching, humorous ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, lifestyle, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, parents and children, social decay, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, drunkenness, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Women in Revolt (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three women join a militant feminist group, P.I.G. (Politically Involved Girls), but their newfound liberation doesn't make them any happier.
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, best friends, love and romance, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, gender, rivalry, womanizer, feminism, satire ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Cabin Movie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three couples travel to a secluded cabin in an attempt to revitalize their lives through bizarre games of sexual dysfunction....and all heck breaks loose!
Style: semi serious, sexy, realistic, humorous, sex comedy ...
Plot: friends, family problems, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, looking for sex, gender, dishonesty, best friends, gays and lesbians, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, parents and children, introspection, family life, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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44%
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Happy, Happy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Family is the most important thing in the world to Kaja. She is an eternal optimist in spite of living with a man who would rather go hunting with the boys, and who refuses to have sex with her because she "isn't particularly ...
Style: semi serious, sexy, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family problems, love affair, love triangle, self discovery, sexual relations, adoption, male female relationship, dysfunctional marriage, marital problem, neighbor neighbor relationship, cuckold, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Imaginary Heroes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Matt Travis is good-looking, popular, and his school's best competitive swimmer, so everyone is shocked when he inexplicably commits suicide. As the following year unfolds, each member of his family struggles to recover from the tragedy with ...
Style: witty, sentimental, humorous, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, family secret, family problems, society, gay, teenage life, loss of son, lifestyle, suburbs, coming of age, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Petersen (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his stuffy professor's beautiful lecturer wife in her office. Their ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: university, womanizer, workplace romance, love triangle, teachers and students, forbidden love, social relations, ambition, romance, love and romance, professor, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Debut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, high school, friendship, couples, high school life, school, looking for love, love and romance, lifestyle, social differences, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, coming of age, infidelity, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, romance, misfit, best friends, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1977
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, massachusetts, paris france ...
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41%
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Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, americana, social differences, love and romance, youth, save the day, social relations, family relations, father son relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%