Movies like Village People

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Village People (2013)
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Village People (2013)
Original name: Kekkonen Tulee!
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Urho Kaleva Kekkonen, the long-time president of the Republic of Finland, is scheduled to visit Alli’s Bar on his way to northern Finland. He is blindly worshiped and the nearer the visit draws, the more envy, competition and dirty tricks come to bear in this small town setting. No one is spared the brutality!
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: bar, youth, contests and competitions, small town life, retirement home, small town, state affairs, retirement home life, social relations, female director, teenager, gay, village, president, jealousy, violin, assassination attempt, autumn, explosion, suicide bomber, reindeer, weirdo, gay couple, countryside, head of state ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland

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Most similar movies to Village People

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about small town, social relations, small town life, disorder, society, youth and family relations mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Village People: Hot T-Shirts (1980), Dirty Bomb (2011), Government Woman (2013), Drive-In (1976), 21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hot T-Shirts (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In order to avoid the closure a bar the owner and some friends organize a wet-T-shirt competition. As they thought this attracks new people and certainly money.
Style: humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic, teen sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: bar, nudity (full frontal - brief), contests and competitions, gender, save the day, workplace, social relations, small town, small town life, contest, nightclub, fight ...
Time: 70s
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95%
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Dirty Bomb (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lissu on 28-vuotias nuori nainen, joka työskentelee levy-yhtiön pr-managerina. Elokuvan alussa Lissu käy kehityskeskustelun esimiehensä, dramaattisen mogulin Martin Bakkan kanssa. Palkankorotusta odottava Lissu järkyttyy pahoin, kun Martin ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, artists and showbiz, music, pop culture, record company, marketing, business, rise to the top, youth, teenage life, gay, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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87%
Government Woman (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Xate is an ordinary woman from Midyat with eight children in tow. The only thing that sets her apart is her husband's job as Mayor of Midyat. Until, that is, an extraordinary day changes her life - and the lives of everyone else in Midyat. For ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: mayor, family life, parents and children, politics, life turned upside down, disorder, small town, society, state affairs, social relations, small town life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 391
Drive-In (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of teenagers at a drive-in theatre in Texas one weekend night.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Plot: disorder, friends, coming of age, nothing goes right, youth, teenage life, kidnapping, americana, small town life, heist, small town, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film follows Sanna, who sets out to document the countless ways there are to ruin a marriage for her doctoral thesis.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, couples, love and romance, research, dysfunctional marriage, one night stand, unhappy marriage, wedding, love, divorce, single, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pearls and Pigs (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by her prostitute mother. A karaoke set helps reveal that the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, step siblings, talent contest, talent show, brother brother relationship, small town, bootlegging, money, father son relationship, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Village of the Stone Roller (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pekka (Martti Suosalo) saapuu pitkästä aikaa kotiseudulleen pieneen Jerusalemin kylään juhlistamaan kylän viimeisiä häitä. Hänen oma avioliittonsa näyttää ajautuneen umpikujaan. Kylän väki kokoontuu valmistelemaan tätä viimeistä ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: wedding, countryside, village, village life, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, social relations, couples, mother daughter relationship, drinking, celebration ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Home Sweet Home (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: elderly, retirement home, rebellion, power relations, forced into action, social relations, fighting the system, against the rules, workplace, social worker, nursing, boss and employee ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brussels, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Answer This! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brilliant trivia whiz Paul Tarson is great at answering little questions but horrible at answering the big ones – like what’s he going to do after grad school? When his father withdraws his funding, Paul is forced to confront his future and much ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: college, bar, contests and competitions, rivalry, introspection, college life, goofy hero, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, university, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, satire, cigarette smoking, social relations, farce, media satire, small town life, americana, disorder, silly humor, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, self discovery, small town sheriff, social relations, hopes, small town life, love and romance, actress, drunkenness, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Well Beloved One (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the homonymous work of Dias Gomes , The Well Beloved tells the story of the mayor Paraguassu Odorico, whose primary goal in his administration in the city of Sucupira is the inauguration of a cemetery. One side is supported by the sisters ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: social relations, political intrigue, politics, rivalry, small town, farce, journalism, dishonesty, media, town mayor, family relations, city
Time: 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, youth, reunion, homecoming, society, college, small town life, small town, female director, thanksgiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Apple War (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A German businessman wants to buy land in southern Sweden for a gigantic amusement park, his new project called "Deutschneyland" (a wordplay of Deutschland and Disneyland). Some of the locals dislike the idea, including the magically ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, biting, suspense ...
Plot: dishonesty, supernatural ability, ambition, underdog, supernatural, rivalry, amusement park, theme park, anti capitalism, social relations, satire, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Numbskull Emptybrook in the Army (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Uuno is forced to complete his mandatory military service when it is revealed that he only spent one day in the army in his youth. As is typical of the Turhapuro series his family and friends become closely tied in with these events. His friends ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: military, soldier, army, disorder, hapless soldier, silly humor, goofy hero, uniform, military service, marriage for money, social climber, military officer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Turkey Bowl (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A 30-something urbanite is pulled back to his rural hometown by his high school buddies on Thanksgiving to finish The Turkey Bowl - an epic football game against their cross town rivals that was snowed out fifteen years prior.
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, touching, meditative ...
Plot: football, friendship, storytelling, friendship between men, small town, sport, social relations, society, unlikely friendships, small town life, getting home, life philosophy ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
How to Make Good When One Is a Jerk and a Crybaby (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a guy who still lives with his mother and sells some really awful alcohol to bartenders. The only way for him to do this is to cry and invent himself an awful life. Then he meets the beautiful woman whose goal in life is to sleep with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, female nudity, poem, suicide attempt, poet, tape recorder, hotel manager, poetry reading, gas explosion, clock
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, beauty pageant, choreographer, introspection, small town life, parents and children, small town, couple relations, couples, family relations, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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My Life in Orange (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A look at a Bavarian commune of the Indian Bhagwan cult.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, funny ...
Plot: eccentric family, countryside, village life, village, friendship, religious cult, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, small town, teacher student relationship, lifestyle, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Gloriously Wasted (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Juha Berg is a 30-year-old hopeless drunk in the Kallio neighborhood of Helsinki. Juha doesn't have the first intention of changing his way of life - just the opposite. He really enjoys sundry sexual relationships, adrenalin-inducing violence ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexual ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, fall in love, love and romance, best friends, starting over, hopes, drinking alcohol, alcoholics anonymous, drinking, alcohol, friends, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
37%
Pohjan tähteet (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Triangle comedy about a movie crew shooting a no-budget artsy film. Director Pohja is a clumsy beginner, cinematographer Törrönen an old pro, and the leading actors Igor and Merju first detest each other although the script is supposed to make ...
Plot: love triangle, actor, filmmaking, scooter, satire, lapland, jealousy, farce, film producer, actress, sauna, cinematographer ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Return to Green Acres (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tv movie that reunites most the show's cast members. The Douglases move back to New York. But when Haney tries to get everyone's property so that a developer can build on them, the residents go to New York to get Douglas to help them. But ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: farm, social relations, disorder, couples, save the day, small town, cons and scams, small town life, countryside
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Those Were the Days (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Dutch football team has just released the heroic World Cup final lost to archrival West Germany. The whole country is in mourning and Jaap Kooijman throws out of sheer frustration the brand new TV out the window. This event is the prelude to an ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: friends, buddies, confined, nothing goes right, wrongfully committed, hippie, disorder, female director, volkswagen bus, yoga
Time: 70s, year 1974, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Kummeli Goldrush (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Psychiatric patient Elmeri knows about the existence of a gold treasure in Finnish Lapland, hidden there by his late father who somehow managed to capture it from withdrawing German troops on the last days of WW2. His openly gay nurse helps him ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, road movie, funny ...
Plot: treasure hunt, lapland, odd couple, misfit, gays and lesbians, obsessive quest, mentally unstable, unlikely partners, escapades, mental institution, psychiatric nurse, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: finland, europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Puckoon (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spike Milligan's book about the divided Irish village of Puckoon comes to the big screen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, biting, suspense ...
Plot: life turned upside down, comedy of errors, satire, cons and scams, political unrest, society, politics, disorder, social relations, village life, village, breaking the fourth wall ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
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Mangus! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Mangus Spedgwick suffers an unforeseen tragedy that causes him to lose the role of Jesus in his high school's production of Jesus Christ Superstar, he fights with all he's got to get back the part, and carry on the family tradition.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: family relations, small town, follow your dream, youth, hopes, dark humor, redemption, on the road, teenage life, religions or cults, disability, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One More Saturday Night (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The problems faced by both teenagers and adults in a small Minnesota town who are trying to get dates for a Saturday night.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, sexual content, profanity, youth, coming of age, buddies, artists and showbiz, friends, social relations, small town life, terrorism, nightclub ...
Time: 80s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Soggy Bottom, U.S.A. (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Southern town, the local sheriff tries to keep everything peaceful and under control.
Style: sentimental, offbeat, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: americana, small town, sheriff, moonshine, graphic violence, nothing goes right, society, lifestyle, social relations, disorder, small town life, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: fake priest, mistaken identity, small town, priest, social relations, disorder, village, hidden identity, farce, prison, criminal, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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32%