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Distractions (2015)
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Distractions (2015)
Original name: Häiriötekijä
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Distracted by life, Mr. Makkonen misses his engagement party by decades. From the cradle to the grave, life keeps interrupting, not only him, but a tired mother, a doomed superhero and the rest of the comrades in this uncontrollable world. Mixing comedy and fantasy with dark stories, Distractions will deliver the laughs with strings attached.
Style: macabre, humorous, light, feel good, unusual plot structure
Plot: alcoholic, absurd humor, friendship, dark humor, alcohol abuse, real estate agent, friend, anxiety, heaven, machismo, misunderstanding, testicles, sexuality, death, cannibalism, tourist, alcohol, lie, airport, self esteem, funeral, shame, guide, low self esteem, awkward situation

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, feel good and entertaining films with plots about friendship, friends, friend, love and romance, escapades, humour and society mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Distractions: Wild Man (2017), The Best Movie (2008), Father of the Year (2018), Gloriously Wasted (2012), The Reunion (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wild Man (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stuck in his hometown after being sentenced to 90 days of house arrest, a failed actor takes up residence in his niece's little pink playhouse. Fueled by booze and boredom, he agrees to teach the neighbor kid how to play football in order to ...
Style: sincere, humorous, light, psychological, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, alcohol abuse, childhood, american football, football, actor, friends, mentor, missing child, actor's life, society, character change ...
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The Best Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Vadik Volnov (Garik Kharlamov) dies on his own wedding of cannabis overdose and has to prove to God that he is worthy to enter Heaven. During his conversation with God's secretary, Vadik recalls numerous memorable moments of his earthly ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, surrealism, storytelling, father son relationship, dialogue, love and romance, heroes, adventure, family relations, alcohol abuse, god, wedding ...
Place: russia
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68%
Father of the Year (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two college grads return to their hometown, where a hypothetical question -- whose dad would win in a fight? -- leads to mass mayhem.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, fistfight, dispute, best friends, humour, youth, dark humor, friendship, young couple, father, skinny dipping, male nudity ...
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57%
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
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56%
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The Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four young men who were friends in high school reunite several years later to discover that they all have failed professionally and their love lives haven't really gone anywhere. They go on a quest to find and reconnect with their school ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, contemplative
Plot: friends, friendship, friend, chase, best friend, reunion, dancing, high school, handicapped, cripple, amputee, leg brace ...
Place: the philippines
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55%
Who's Your Monkey? (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In Jacksonville, Florida, four friends since grade school who are now in their early 30s face the challenges of adulthood: Hutto is about to become a father, Laith is intimidated by his girlfriend's sexuality, a grieving Bobby drinks heavily ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, disorder, nothing goes right, best friends, crimes, friends, dark humor, car accident, surgery, grief, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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53%
Más sabe el Diablo por Viejo (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Teo, a young and struggling actor, disguises himself as a 79 year old man to take advantage from the benefits of a retirement home, while also trying to sort out his personal and love life.
Style: funny, light, captivating, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: actor, pretending to be someone else, pretense, deception, friendship, satire, grownups, escapades, humour, society, con trick, social relations ...
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A Fairy-Tale Wedding (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After twenty years, five high school classmates meet again at Daniele's wedding, the only one who has built a career for himself. During a long weekend in Switzerland, the five friends rediscover the affection and complicity of the past, and ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, captivating, humorous
Plot: wedding, escapades, wedding party, couple relations, humour, friends, male female relationship, wealthy family, marriage for money, absurd humor, reunited friends, old friends reunited ...
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51%
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 4.6
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What Now (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three best friends explore the world of online swipe dating in Los Angeles and quickly find out that anyone who judges you based on your salary or number of social media followers is someone who has their own soul-searching to do.
Style: humorous, feel good, contemplative, unusual plot structure, light
Plot: friendship, youth, group of friends, friends, relationships, band, love, adventure, escapades, love and romance, looking for love, social relations ...
Place: los angeles
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48%
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Psychic Kusuo (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To the average person, psychic abilities might seem a blessing; for Kusuo Saiki, however, this couldn't be further from the truth. Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, he finds this ...
Style: parody, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, absurd humor, supernatural, everyday life, supernatural power, slice of life, teenager, society, psychic, high school, psychokinesis, love and romance ...
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Reunion (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luokkakokous is a story about three men that travel back to their hometown to attend their high school class reunion.
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, contemplative, light
Plot: high school reunion, friendship, divorced divorcee, fatherhood, childhood friend, midlife crisis, class reunion, friends, group of friends, escapades, old friends reunited, youth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bullit & Riper (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
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Howie Mandel Presents Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club (2019)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 56 min.
Story: After being a mainstay on the comedy circuit for 40 years, Howie takes the stage at the comedy club that bears his name in Atlantic City for his first stand up comedy special in over 20 years.
Style: light, witty, ironic, humorous
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43%
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
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42%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man named Peyton moves to Los Angeles with his girlfriend. Over the course of three years and six parties, Peyton goes into a world of drugs, sex and electronic blues music to find himself.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy
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35%
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35%
 4.0
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, entertaining, light, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
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35%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, psychological, light, feel good
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35%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 94 min.
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34%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
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31%
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29%
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29%
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: Eleven moving dates, eight friends: Philipp, Wiebke, Jessica, Maria, Swantje, Michael, Thomas, Dina – all in their twenties and mutually lonesome. And always searching: For a new city, a new job, an own apartment, a new, or even an old love. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, light, sexy ...
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28%