Movies like Back to the USSR

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Back to the USSR (1992)
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Back to the USSR (1992)
Original name: Back to the USSR - takaisin Ryssiin
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A film by Jari Halonen
Plot: vampire, village, revolution, suicide, lenin, suicide attempt, divorce, communism, communist, robbery, farce, socialism, hanging, socialist, countryside, village idiot, execution, vampirism, ham radio

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Most similar movies to Back to the USSR

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and thought provoking films with plots about village, countryside, suicide, male female relationship, satire, revolution and marriage mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Back to the USSR: Konopielka (1982), The Howling Miller (1982), The Christmas Party (1996), The Witness (1969), Village of the Stone Roller (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Konopielka (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kaziuk, a stubborn peasant and his pregnant wife live in a backwood village, unaffected by the civilization. The village is once visited by a couple of wanderers, and strange things start to happen afterward. A new schoolteacher is sent to the area. ...
Plot: village, female nudity, sickle, civilization, male female relationship, countryside, village idiot, prophet
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95%
The Howling Miller (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The main character is a miller, who sometimes acts strangely but is otherwise a goodhearted hardworking honest man. He sometimes keeps the villagers up all night by howling. Finally the villagers decide that the miller has to be committed into a ...
Plot: runaway, countryside, forest, howling, robbery, secret love, police chase, drug use, individualism, search party, nature, posse ...
Place: finland
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76%
The Christmas Party (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Joulubileet (The Christmas Party) might well be the closest to the ultimate cult movie that the Finnish film industry has ever gotten. The third directorial effort of Jari Halonen, a clearly distinctive voice in the local filmmaking landscape, is a ...
Plot: pig, prison, summer, christmas party, sauna, celebration, toilet, prison sentence, nosy neighbor, family relations, brotherhood, preacher ...
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The Witness (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' ...
Style: dark humor, cult film, suspense, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, socialism, fascist, amusement park, pig, political satire, ice cream, flood, secret door, swimming pool, absurdism, cemetery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sentimental, humorous, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, countryside, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, village, village life, couples, social relations, stone, middle aged man, myth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
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51%
Ten Thousand Days (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The changing and turbulent history of Hungary is seen through the eyes of three men over a 30-year period in this somber drama. The three recall the highlights of their lives in flashbacks as they reminisce in the mid 1960s. The venerable trio begin ...
Plot: revolution, execution, socialism, strike, prison, peasant, poverty, suicide
Place: hungary
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46%
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the work performed by a young acting company, La ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: friendship, village, artists and showbiz, actor's life, tragic love, reunion, friends, estate, countryside, love, unrequited love, broken heart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Whooping Cough (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children ...
Plot: child's point of view, parents, communism, children, revolution, grandmother, family relations
Time: 1950s, year 1956, 50s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Avvai Shanmugi (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: A divorced husband desperately misses his daughter. In order to be with her, he takes up a job in his father-in-law's house. The only catch is that the job is that of a female governess.
Plot: jumping into water, dual identity, class differences, deception, makeup artist, cook, court, man dressed as woman, gender disguise, confusion, marital reconciliation, woman with glasses ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Oh, Bloody Life (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Hungarian Oh, Bloody Life reflects on the heavy emotional toll taken by the repressive Stalin regime. Dorotya Udvaros plays a young actress from a high-born family. The government bias against persons of wealth threatens to destroy her career ...
Plot: socialism, female nudity, male nudity, deportation, actress, satire, bathtub, pubic hair
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Frozen Heart (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tramp tries to trick the community into paying for the funeral of his fellow tramp who was found frozen to death.
Plot: corpse, cheating, satire, mountain village, drifter, village, winter, fool, hypocrisy, prostitute, village idiot
Place: swiss alps, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Thousand Fools (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fifteen stories, contemporary and some historical, where humorous, sarcasm and courage passed bills to pain, old age, death and love, but above all with human stupidity, without concessions, watching her face the difficult life balance and human ...
Plot: professor, indifference, suicide attempt, prince, archer, parent child relationship, court, fatal accident, writers, school, student, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Castle of Cloads (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Teenager Erik returns from Paris to Finland in a rowboat and is accosted by a gang of youths in the countryside. He walks to Helsinki, returns to his parents' home and his old high school filled with angry radical teens who, typically for the ...
Plot: prison, generation, rebellion, protest, communism, sex scene, pot smoking, idealist, strike, social issues, female nudity, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We and Our Mountains (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep.
Plot: sheep, shepherd, armenian, village, mountain, countryside
Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: cynical, semi serious, realistic, 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 ⇓
37%
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Ey Iran (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Towards the end of the Shahanshah's reign, Sergeant Makvandi is assigned the commander of the gendarmerie station in a small town. A stern disciplinarian, Sergeant Makvandi tries to impose order at the station but, being as degenerate as his ...
Plot: persian, freedom, freedom of speech, national anthem, communist, revolution, curfew, censorship, patriotism, martial law, poetry, music teacher ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
 377
Early Works (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by Karl Marx's "Das Kapital", three men and a girl named Jugoslava decide to wake up the conscience within the working class and peasants. Faced with the primitivism and a lack of morale, their revolution fails and the girl ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, politics, revolutionary, rebellion, political unrest, wartime life, sexual content, youth, coming of age, state affairs, society, feminism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: slovakia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Story of Qiu Ju is a 1992 Chinese comedy-drama film. The film was directed by Zhang Yimou and, as in many of his films, stars Gong Li in the title role. The screenplay is an adaption of Chen Yuanbin's novella The Wan Family's Lawsuit. ...
Style: realistic, clever, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, peasant, countryside, politics, revolution, satire, misfit, hopes, society, state affairs, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Architects (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The architect Daniel Brenner is in his late thirties when he receives his first challenging and lucrative commission: to design a cultural center for a satellite town in East-Berlin. He accepts the offer under the condition that he gets to choose ...
Plot: socialism, divorce, berlin wall, architect, secret police, friendship, partnership, career, communism, german reunification, gender roles, architecture ...
Place: german democratic republic, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 6K
La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: humorous, clever, thought provoking, biting, talky ...
Plot: politics, revolution, new wave, lifestyle, rebellion, youth, crimes, deadly, society, fighting the system, satire, university ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 50
The Voyeur (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Forty-year-old Sandro (Marcello Mastroianni) is married to Claude (Virna Lisi). Sandro has one strange obsession: he is a self confessed voyeur. He films his wife in all walks of life on his wobbly hand held camcorder. But everything changes when ...
Plot: cuckolded husband, cuckold, auction, suicide, sex tape, older woman younger man sex, rape turns to consensual sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Antonia's Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: village, village life, generation gap, philosophy, feminism, widow, friendship, human nature, introspection, single parent, world war two, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 364
Suicide Bus (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young girl named Mitsuki receives a ticket for a bus tour from her uncle. The tour appears to be normal (expect that everyone appears to be quite sombre), but Mitsuki learns its true purpose: the other passengers and the tour manager have a ...
Plot: bus, mass suicide, depression, debt, safari, suicide pact, suicide, hit and run, tour bus, farce, ventriloquism, road trip ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of Lucia, a young woman who has to take care of her teenager daughter all by herself working for an architectural firm. When she has to do an evaluation of a land, she finds out there is something off. This is a movie about a ...
Plot: corruption, meteorite, field, architect, explosion, flood, cave, divorce, marital separation, fencing, countryside, archive ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Me and Veronica (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two sisters share a disturbing family secret.
Plot: waitress, social worker, sister, suicide, welfare, estrangement, prison, rebel, marriage, hometown, flashback, miscarriage ...
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32%
 6.0
 1K
The in-Laws (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A village-based singer attempts to find love and fame in the big city.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: village, hospital, farce, romance, dealing with death, nothing goes right, love and romance, twins, wedding, silly humor, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: farce, suicide attempt, nervous breakdown, couple relations, track down, twists & turns, terrorist, adultery, male female relationship, female protagonist, frustration, sleeping pill ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 207
Il minestrone (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rome,1960.Four different people meet each other on Olympic games.They follow games and become friends talking about their sad lifes.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: countryside, suicide attempt, dropout, funeral, hunger, dream, prophet, vomiting, poverty, restaurant, jail, thief ...
Place: rome italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Zorba the Greek (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: greek, friendship, village, dance, dancing, widow, monastery, culture clash, bittersweet, friends, village life, world ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, crete, macedonia, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Death by Hanging (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Korean man is sentenced to death by hanging, but he survives the execution. For the following two hours, his executioners try to work out how to handle the situation in this black farce.
Plot: satire, convict, immigrants, ethnic stereotype, executioner, injustice, death sentence, politics, farce, trapdoor, metaphor, korean ...
Time: year 1968
Place: japan, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%