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Trench Road (2004)
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Trench Road (2004)
Original name: Juoksuhaudantie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Simply put, this is a movie about the identity crisis of a modern man.
Style: psychological thriller, brutal, psychotronic, social realism, neurotic
Plot: dark humor, obsession, family relations, domestic violence, marriage, real estate, desperation, blackmail, real estate agent, marital problem, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, marital separation, broken family, police, happiness, house, dream, advertising, male nudity, working class, single parent, child custody, eavesdropping, mental breakdown ...

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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 family relations, husband wife relationship, male nudity, dark humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), family problems and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Trench Road: The House of Branching Love (2009), Drifting Clouds (1996), Free Fall (2014), The Classic (2001), Happiness (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The House of Branching Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A sort of "Divorce Finnish Style," Mika Kaurismäki's rambunctious comedy, The House of Branching Love , recounts the breakup of a thirty-something professional couple - Juhani, a family therapist, and his wife, Tuula, a successful ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous
Plot: family relations, farce, battle of the sexes, breakup, couples, family problems, destructive relationship, lifestyle, nothing goes right, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tram driver Lauri looses his job. Shortly later, the restaurant where his wife Ilona works as a headwaitress is closed. Too proud, to receive money from the social welfare system, they hardly try to find new jobs. But they are completely unlucky and ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: unemployment, restaurant, society, layoff, waitress, cooking and food, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, death in the family, couple relations, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: suspense, surreal, semi serious, humorous, anthology ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, family relations, social decay, obsession, dark humor, couple relations, parents and children, society, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), guru, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.9
 813
The Classic (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A self-loving fictional autobiography of author Kari Hotakainen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Plot: writer's life, obsession, chase, womanizer, writer's block, fictional biography, writing, publisher, artists and showbiz, media, manhood, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.7
 67K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: banned film, cynical, disturbing, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: pedophilia, loneliness, rape, pedophile, dark humor, sibling relationship, marriage, therapist, divorce, depression, obsession, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.1
 665
Plainlands (1988)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on a novel of the same name by the Finnish author, Antti Tuuri, this delicious late-80's comedy builds its dark humour on the stereotypical mentality of the northern part of Finland. While perhaps not as entertaining to a person ...
Plot: submachine gun, drunk, finnish, drinking contest, drunken man, rainstorm, male nudity, pubic hair, stabbed with a knife, moonshine, wrestling, revolver ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 504
Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, working class, eccentric family, human nature, siblings relations, family in crisis, pregnancy, parents and children, death in the family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 3K
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, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cuckolded husband, family problems, love affair, love triangle, self discovery, sexual relations, adoption, male female relationship, dysfunctional marriage, marital problem, neighbor neighbor relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 4K
Meantime (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a ...
Style: humorous, touching, gloomy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, mentally challenged, skinhead, against the odds, down on your luck, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, racism, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Black and White (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Juha is a sales manager of a refrigerator company. His perfect-looking family and glittering array of modern kitchen appliances have just been featured in a magazine article, but in reality Juha is a womanising chauvinist more at home on the road ...
Plot: partying, love triangle, falling in love, middle aged man, adultery, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, secretary, volvo, model, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Scumbag Hustler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Soloman Crow pays a visit to his god fearing, bible quoting, closeted homosexual brother and his sexually repressed wife. He enters their home with a proclamation to kick a drug habit that almost cost him his life. Broke, it doesn't take ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 100K
The Full Monty (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unemployment, stripper, striptease, working class, suicide attempt, friendship, homosexual, rehearsal, audition, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), repossession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england, united kingdom, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Birds of America (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, couples, youth, family gatherings, vengeance, parents and children, lifestyle, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Moscow, Belgium (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: ‘Moscou’ is a densely populated working class neighbourhood on the outskirts of Ghent, Belgium. Matty, mother of three, bumps her car into a truck on the parking lot of a supermarket. Johnny climbs down from the cabin. He is infuriated by the ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: family relations, domestic violence, midlife crisis, working class, family life, fall in love, love and romance, romance, love affair, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Achilles and the Tortoise (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: tragicomedy, emotional, thought provoking, philosophical, offbeat ...
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Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.1
 3K
The Oak (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 21K
Mr. Mom (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Time: 90s, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 723
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 121K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Permanent Vacation (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 10K
Downhill (2020)
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Story: Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 83 min.
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Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, couples therapy, family relations, religions or cults, marital problem, christian, prayer, marriage, pregnancy, church, romance, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Warwick family are unknowingly being filmed for a new reality show. Problem is, they're boring. So the producer must add conflict and drama to their lives. Their lives begin to unravel with shocking consequences.
Plot: pubic hair, reality, husband wife relationship, female nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, wife husband relationship, reality tv
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
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Placido (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebrations ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting, humorous ...
Plot: working class, small town, social differences, dark humor, charity, bourgeoisie, christmas eve, family in crisis, family life, small town life, satire, humble ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
All the Wrong Reasons (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ensemble film about four everyday people: a store manager, a security guard, a fire fighter and a clerk who struggle in the aftermath of trauma.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: couple relations, single parent, couples, family relations, starting over, store, adultery, husband wife relationship, single mother, post traumatic stress disorder, isolation, injury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 136K
A Serious Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Serious Man is the story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been ...
Style: meditative, talky, ironic, philosophical, depressing ...
Plot: midlife crisis, suburban life, professor, dysfunctional family, jewish, neighbor, life, family problems, desperation, lifestyle, nothing goes right, suburbs ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: minnesota, usa, poland, canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A single mother and her slacker sister find an unexpected way to turn their lives around in the off-beat dramatic comedy. In order to raise the tuition to send her young son to private school the mom starts an unusual business – a biohazard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, emotional ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%