Movies like King of Hearts

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King of Hearts (1966)
King of Hearts (1966)
Original name: Le Roi de cœur
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, light, romantic, touching, feel good, unusual plot structure, heartbreaking, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: world war one, war, anti war, mental illness, insanity, french, psychopath, small town, soldier, hospital, crazy, catastrophe, women, loneliness, friendship, mental disorder, desert, german, politics, beautiful scenery, suspense, fantasy world, utopia, wartime, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, 18th century
Place: france, germany

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Most similar movies to King of Hearts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, humorous and dramatic films with plots about culture clash, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, runaway, brutality and suprisingly clever mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like King of Hearts: Mediterraneo (1991), Seven Beauties (1975), The Cuckoo (2002), How I Won the War (1967), The Americanization of Emily (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mediterraneo (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in ...
Style: touching, emotional, dramatic, breathtaking, sincere ...
Plot: world war two, greek island, war, friendship, italian soldier, wartime, anti war, culture clash, soldier, italian history, betrayal, life philosophy ...
Time: post world war two
Place: mediterranean sea, greece, italy, europe
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Seven Beauties (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, biting, cynical, brutal ...
Plot: world war two, prison, concentration camp, anti war, survival, dark humor, suspense, prisoners of war, prostitution, nazi, male nudity, existentialism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: italy, naples italy, germany, europe, southern italy ...
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The Cuckoo (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, thought provoking, political, melancholic ...
Plot: world war two, anti war, culture clash, understanding, wartime life, wilderness, lapland, russian, wartime, brutality, catastrophe, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, ussr, germany, siberia
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How I Won the War (1967)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, intellectual, thought provoking ...
Plot: world war two, anti war, working class, war, politics, satire, death, british, nude, singer, the beatles, childhood ...
Time: 1940s
Place: africa, iraq, europe, middle east, egypt
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The Americanization of Emily (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as ...
Style: realistic, witty, sexy, funny, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: world war two, military, wartime, love, satire, anti war, war, naval officer, love affair, runaway, sacrifice, women ...
Place: london, england, middle east, iraq, france ...
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The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.
Style: funny, political, touching, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: submarine, cold war, island, culture clash, communism, stranded, espionage, friendship, satire, boat, russian, survival ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england, russia, england, california, usa
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Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: political, sexy, gloomy, affectionate, visually appealing ...
Plot: spanish civil war, revolution, politics, working class, communist, anarchist, trench warfare, anti war, civil war, world war two, worker, betrayal ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, catalonia, barcelona, europe, england
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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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I Served the King of England (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jan Dítě has been released from a Czech prison just before the very end of his 15-year sentence. Settling in a town near the border, he occupies his time with rebuilding a deserted house, and recalling his past. His main wish in life was to be a ...
Style: stylized, sexy, semi serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, idealism, farce, adaptation, human nature, ambition, workplace, love and romance, society, rise and fall, social differences ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s, 50s, 1940s
Place: eastern europe, prague, germany, england, czechoslovakia ...
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The Firemen's Ball (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, Italy
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In Milos Forman's satire on Communism set in a small Czechoslovakian town in the 1960s, the local firemen decide to organize a ball, however the proceedings are dogged by difficulty at every step. They plan to organize a beauty pageant at the ...
Style: surreal, allegory, biting, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, political satire, firefighter, corruption, theft, bureaucracy, small town, confusion, fire, husband wife relationship, suspense, farce ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: czechoslovakia, eastern europe, czech republic
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The Tiger and the Snow (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Love and injury in time of war. Attilio de Giovanni teaches poetry in Italy. He has a romantic soul, and women love him. But he is in love with Vittoria, and the love is unrequited. Every night he dreams of marrying her, in his boxer shorts and ...
Style: touching, surreal, sentimental, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: true love, poet, war, against the odds, power of love, cure, woman in danger, wooing, human spirit, ambition, goodhearted, wartime ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: italy, iraq, rome italy, middle east, europe ...
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The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, farce, supermodel, pretense, nothing goes right, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love, adultery, infidelity, french, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Tea with Mussolini (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during World War II.
Style: light, sentimental, touching, realistic, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, women, stepmother stepson relationship, nazi, friendship, coming of age, lesbian, youth, british, jewish, eccentricity, art ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, year 1935, 20th century
Place: italy, germany, england, europe, florence ...
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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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A Perfect Day (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about a group of aid workers trying to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone in the Balkans.
Style: political, witty, humorous, cynical, melancholic ...
Plot: volunteer, war zone, soldier, bosnian war, aid worker, translator, un, world politics, ethnic conflict, war, life philosophy, landmine ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 20th century
Place: balkan, bosnia herzegovina
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The Night of the Shooting Stars (1982)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Night of San Lorenzo, the night of the shooting stars, is the night when dreams come true in Italian folklore. In 1944, a group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours that the Nazis plan to blow it up and that the Americans are about ...
Style: realistic, sexy, enigmatic, biting, harsh ...
Plot: world war two, fascism, civil war, war, farm, runaway, finnish, tragedy, german, beautiful scenery, gunfight, culture clash ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, year 1944
Place: italy, poland, germany, tuscany, europe
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Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, talky ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: small town, village life, culture clash, beautiful scenery, travel, village, greed, unlikely friendships, fish out of water, oil, social relations, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, texas, houston texas
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Train of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1941, the inhabitants of a small Jewish village in Central Europe organize a fake deportation train so that they can escape the Nazis and flee to Palestine.
Style: humorous, sad, surprise ending, talky, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, train, world war two, deportation, nazi, judaism, railway, anti semitism, village, wartime life, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: eastern europe, germany, poland, europe, central europe ...
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The Unknown Soldier (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the Finnish army during the so called "Continuation War" (1941-1944).
Style: realistic, sexy, biting, bloody, witty ...
Plot: world war two, world war one, war, female nudity, finnish, wartime, world politics, visceral, interracial romance, life philosophy, mentor, politics ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, finland, europe
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Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: surreal, compassionate, lyrical, uplifting, disturbing ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, jewish, survival, idealism, war, human spirit, self discovery, against humanity, wartime life, nazi occupation, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: germany, poland, eastern europe, tokyo, europe ...
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The Nasty Girl (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a young woman investigates her town's Nazi past, the community turns against her.
Style: realistic, witty, surreal, stylized, talky ...
Plot: world war two, convent school, nazi, nude, wartime, small town, female nudity, holocaust, moral ambiguity, mentor, idealism, honest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, post world war two
Place: germany, bavaria, berlin germany, east germany, west germany ...
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MASH (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.
Style: satirical, humorous, talky, witty, funny ...
Plot: military, nurse, satire, camp, anti war, surgeon, sexism, american football, dark humor, war, korean war, surgery ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: korea, canada, north korea, vietnam, south korea
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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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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks his superior officer, Sergeant Major Dickerson, with his irreverent take ...
Style: funny, feel good, clever, political, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, radio, military, radio dj, war, politics, soldier, satire, anti war, violence, death, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: vietnam, iraq, saigon, asia
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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: village, world war one, small town, scientific expedition, culture clash, countryside, farm, love, redemption, fantasy world, catastrophe, brutality ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, future, 20th century
Place: wales, england, scotland, london, ireland ...
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Bread and Chocolate (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Italian immigrant tries to become a member of Swiss society but fails as a waiter and even as a chicken plucker. He then becomes involved with shady wealthy character and tries to hide his Italian identity. He refuses to give up no matter how awful ...
Style: sexy, affectionate, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, poignant ...
Plot: immigrants, food, restaurant, culture clash, bittersweet, female nudity, racism, nude, beautiful scenery, life & death, life philosophy, loneliness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: switzerland, italy, australia, rome italy, europe ...
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Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, underdog, contests and competitions, love and romance, human nature, youth, family problems, couples, cons and scams, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, new york, usa, southern usa
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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 ...
Plot: world war two, coming of age, satire, resistance, politics, war, occupation, village life, communism, wartime life, sexuality, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: czech republic, europe, eastern europe, germany, japan ...
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Me You Them (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Style: melancholic, road movie, stylized, light, talky ...
Plot: adultery, destiny, runaway, dishonesty, love affair, couples, fall in love, bittersweet, polyamory, farm, polygamy, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, northeast brazil, latin america
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The Best Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Incredibly, the bride at the altar falls in love with the best man on first sight, and even though he makes efforts to avoid her infatuation with him, she is determined to annul her marriage and marry the best man. And although she is able to ...
Style: sexy, harsh, serious, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, small town, bdsm, writers, women, screwball, secrets, wine, stereotypes, finnish, male nudity, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1920s
Place: london, tokyo, new jersey, italy
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