Movies like The Distinguished Citizen

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The Distinguished Citizen (2016)
 7.5
 9K
The Distinguished Citizen (2016)
Original name: El ciudadano ilustre
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting this invitation is the worse idea of his life. Expect the unexpected when you have used real people as characters in your novels!
Plot: airplane, car, hunting, friendship, writers, hotel, female nudity, book, cemetery, trip, kiss, literature, airport, novel, painting, memories, interview, speech, dinner, travel, car driving, nobel prize, friend, award, hometown ...
Place: barcelona, argentina, barcelona spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about friendship, friend, female nudity, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Distinguished Citizen: Mi obra maestra (2018), Diamond Tongues (2015), Truman (2015), Live Twice, Love Once (2019), The Good Life (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mi obra maestra (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Arturo (Guillermo Francella), a successful and gallant owner of an art gallery, and Renzo (Luis Brandoni), a talented but decadent painter, are united by an old friendship. However, they do not coincide in many of their ideals and cause endless ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, dark humor
Plot: modern art, art collector, friendship, con trick, amnesiac, painting, painter, art dealer, faked death, hospital, artist, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Diamond Tongues (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Edith dreams of being a successful actress but just can't seem to make things happen. When she can't figure out what she's doing wrong, she begins to do everything wrong.
Style: dark humor
Plot: bespectacled male, affection, aspiring actress, psychological drama, bitterness, hopes, bug, uncertainty, actress, argument, stage, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 11K
Truman (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Julián receives an unexpected visit in Madrid from his lifelong friend Tomás, who now lives in Canada, the encounter is bittersweet. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Julián is focused on putting his affairs in order, while Tomás is still ...
Plot: dog, cancer, argentine, theatre play, veterinarian, hospital, actor, sex scene, boat, terminal illness, streetcar, lung cancer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: madrid, spain, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Live Twice, Love Once (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A retired academic teacher tries to find the love of his youth after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, sincere, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: alzheimer's disease, redemption, lifestyle change, life philosophy, family life, family, society, friendship, love, family relations, character change, life changing experience ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.7
 665
The Good Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This humorous movie charts the life of a 14-year-old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie, he has already decided to dedicate his life to writing and losing his virginity (while his parents are away ...
Style: sexual, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, prostitute, friendship, death in the family, looking for sex, midlife crisis, teenage love, loss of virginity, bittersweet, friends, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 5K
303 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On the way from Berlin to Portugal in her rusty '303' camper van, young biology student Jule picks up hitchhiker Jan. While having intense conversations about everything and the world, they try not to fall in love.
Style: road movie, light, sincere, melancholic, exciting
Plot: trip, conversation, road trip, love, travel, highway travel, friendship, student, love and romance, hitchhiker, storytelling, youth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 837
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family problems, elderly, college, parents and children, love and romance, family life, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.8
 587
The Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The thirteen survivors of a catastrophe by a tunnel's collapse tries to balance their experience trapped along 15 days inside it with their day-by-day outside it.
Plot: survival, tunnel, car, highway, amnesia, city, novel, dead, cell, parents, cannabis, mature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The World According to Garp (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all ...
Style: touching, humorous, clever, tragicomedy, captivating ...
Plot: writers, coming of age, family relations, wrestler, wrestling, love, typewriter, writer's life, impregnation, single parent, gender, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Chinese Take-Out (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A comedy that chronicles a chance encounter between Robert and a Chinese named Jun who wanders lost through the city of Buenos Aires in search of his uncle after being assaulted by a taxi driver and his henchmen.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, collector, communication problem, odd couple, immigrants, society, loner, language barrier, cow, chinese, friends, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 3K
Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 105 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: sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, compromise, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, bittersweet, celebrity culture, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Mystery of Henri Pick (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An editor discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, semi serious, disturbing
Plot: manuscript, publisher, novel, book, widow, investigation, disorder, society, watching television, literature, end of love, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Darling, I Am Going Out For Cigarettes and I Will Be Right Back (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film takes places in different time periods and countries. It narrates the story of a common man, who after entering into a deal with a strange character with superpowers, has the possibility of going back to his own past and to live again his ...
Plot: goat, breasts, struck by lightning, supernatural power, immortality, back in time
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.9
 18K
Welcome to Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, quits her meds and buys her own talk show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: mental illness, tv show, mental disorder, obsession, life turned upside down, media, mental disorders, depression, friendship, loneliness, medication, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1996, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 7K
Fandango (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Style: road movie, sentimental, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: male bonding, male friendship, coming of age, friendship, obsessive quest, young lovers, student life, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, love and romance, on the road, trip ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: texas, austin texas, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 303
Autumn Moon (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Japanese tourist, Tokio, meets a 15-year-old Hong Kong girl and her grandmother left behind in Hong Kong while their family emmigrates to Canada.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: immigrants, family relations, friendship, culture clash, immigration, urban, love and romance, romance, coming of age, youth, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: hong kong, canada, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
I Couldn't Care Less (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This European take on twenty-something woe introduces viewers to Jorge (Alejandro Cano), a self-help author suffering from writer's block who thinks he may be gay. Living with Jorge is Marta (Maria Jurado), a bisexual who wants to have a baby. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couple relations, sexual exploration, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, gender, writer's life, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, unfulfilled love, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Surviving Gilligan's Island (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It was as funny and as cartoonish as the series with three survivors (Gilligan, Mary-Anne, and the Professor) telling their favorite anecdotes and having some of them acted out. The host segments were wonderful, and the flashbacks were done very ...
Plot: fame, filmmaking, television, interview, making of, reminiscence, retrospective, backstage, memories, tv show
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Up the Mountain (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hugo, Stan and Bérénice grew up together then grew apart. They were inseparable. Fifteen years later, they meet again as adults. But life has been tough on them. Will they reignite the crazy sparks of their childhood ?
Style: non-linear
Plot: childhood, friendship, mountain village, boat, death, cafe, campfire, taxi, funeral, schizophrenia, stand up, childhood friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.5
 141
Invisibles (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three women. One same age. Three ways to face it.
Plot: black eye, suicide, discussion, friendship, youth, boss, conversation, hotel, gift, unemployed, morning, husband ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Hi, Are You Alone? (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nina is a 20 years old girl from Valladolid who lives with her divorced father, an autoritarian and conservative man. Trini is of the same age and has lost her mother. For both Valladolid and their families have nothing to offer and therefore they ...
Style: road movie, captivating, feel good, humorous, light
Plot: travel, youth, society, lifestyle, self discovery, friendship, beautiful scenery, escapades, human nature, life philosophy, female director, teacher ...
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 98 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, reunion, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, lifestyle, introspection, midlife crisis, couples, friends, buddies, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.9
 23K
Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, based on true events, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: charity, leukemia, hopes, model, human spirit, friendship, women, small town, family drama, calendar, middle aged, elderly ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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 7.2
 32K
The Big Chill (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, witty, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, reunion, regret, midlife crisis, suicide, generation gap, cocaine, yuppie, funeral, group of friends, bittersweet, bat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Lampaansyöjät (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Valtteri and Sepe, two ordinary white-collar guys from southern Finland drive up north to implement a plan they've been hatching for months. Because they simply love the taste of lamb, baked "robber-style" in a hole dug under a ...
Plot: manhood, forest, friend, boat, male friendship, camping, theft, city country contrast, lamb, sheep, summer, landscape ...
Time: 70s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.6
 18K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary friend, writers, midlife crisis, coming of age, teenage life, imaginary character, down on your luck, superhero, small town, party, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, atlantic ocean, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: tragicomedy, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, jewish, journey, search, collector, friendship, on the road, anti semitism, holocaust, human nature, prejudice, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.7
 35K
The Guilt Trip (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: overprotective mother, road trip, parents and children, single parent, salesman, family relations, on the road, protective parent, parent child relationship, hitchhiker, cross country, talking while driving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, las vegas, united states, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Scopone Game (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An aging American millionairess journeys to Rome each year with her chauffeur George to play the card game scopone with destitute Peppino and his wife Antonia.
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor
Plot: mother daughter relationship, man with glasses, journalist, reporter, funeral, male female relationship, revenge, little boy, father daughter relationship, community, working class, ring ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Things Change (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jerry, a misfit Mafia henchman, is assigned the low-level job of keeping an eye on Gino, a shoe repairman fingered by the Mob to confess to a murder he didn't commit. But Gino's mistaken for a Mafia boss, and the two are suddenly ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, friendship, gangsters, hitman, mistaken identity, scapegoat, murder, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crime, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
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