Movies like The Bull

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The Bull (1994)
Original name: Il toro
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Franco, after being fired from his job decides, as compensation for the damage, to steal a bull from his former company.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: bull, fired from the job, calf, dignity, buddy, war zone, journey, breaking and entering, cattle, farm, poverty, unemployment, theft, thief, animal, on the road, truck, railway station, politics, cooking, employer employee relationship, food, money, friend, friendship ...
Time: 1990s
Place: croatia, hungary, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, friend, friends, husband wife relationship, storytelling, culture clash and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Bull: The Mass Is Ended (1985), Camerieri (1995), The Best Man (1997), Questione di cuore (2009), Mediterraneo (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Mass Is Ended (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Onetime campus radical Nanni Moretti renounces his past to become a priest. Returning to his home village, Moretti is appalled at the lack of religious reverence amongst the townsfolk. Unable to communicate with any of his old friends, who've ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: church, clergy, small town, culture clash, village, small town life, village life, religions or cults, society, family problems, social relations, idealism ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.1
 249
Camerieri (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four waiters and a cook working at a seaside restaurant hate each other but still keep working together for lack of better opportunities. One day the old owner sells the restaurant to a wealthy industrialist, who must decide whether to keep it or ...
Plot: musician, band, infidelity, restaurant, marriage, waiter, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, party, cell phone, adultery, gambler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 366
The Best Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Incredibly, the bride at the altar falls in love with the best man on first sight, and even though he makes efforts to avoid her infatuation with him, she is determined to annul her marriage and marry the best man. And although she is able to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, romance, new year, love and romance, couples, love triangle, small town life, fall in love, family relations, wedding, businessman, new year's eve ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: italy, new jersey, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Garage owner Angelo and big-time film producer Alberto find themselves occupying neighbouring beds in a Rome hospital after suffering heart attacks. Alberto is a gregarious joker - and chain smoker - who has a strong effect on the impressionable ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, friends, buddies, dealing with death, artists and showbiz, hopes, unfulfillment, unsuccessful, fear of death, lake house, death of protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.4
 12K
Mediterraneo (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Greek Sea, World War II. An Italian ship leaves a handful of soldiers in a little island; their mission is to spot enemy ships and to hold the island in case of attack. The village of the island seems abandoned and there isn't a single enemy in ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: island, friendship, greek island, italian army, soldier, war, culture clash, anti war, army, fish out of water, romance, society ...
Place: italy, greece, europe, mediterranean sea, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Handsome Priest (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Story: A young petty thief befriends the local priest.
Plot: coming of age, sex with a priest, dead boy, accountant, microscope, dance, death of grandfather, eviction, slingshot, poetry, burglar, harp ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
In the Thick of It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This optimistic Italian slice-of-life drama chronicles a typical day in the lives of teenagers living in the grim suburbs of Rome. The story is set in the suburb of Tuscolano which is located near the Cinecitta studios and concerns a group of ...
Plot: thief, tomato, terminal illness, theft, friendship, money, friend, dating, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, flash forward, teenage boy ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lowly bank clerk, literally allergic to money and revolted by its nefarious influence on humanity, launches a campaign of harassment against a wealthy butcher, stealing small, insignificant items— but never money—from the man. The victim uses ...
Plot: black pantyhose, dog attack, butcher, allergy, capitalism, tax evasion, symbolism, eulogy, economics, wealth, robbery, death ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.4
 586
Macaroni (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: on the road, buddies, friends, friendship, romance, culture clash, mistaken identity, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, society, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.1
 6K
My Friends (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Like in many other Monicelli movies, the main theme of Amici miei is friendship, seen from a rather bitter point of view. It tells the story of four middle-aged friends in Florence who organize together idle pranks (called zingarate, "gypsy ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, italian comedy
Plot: joke, prank, friendship, screwball, buddies, small town, male friendship, disorder, friends, small town life, social relations, architect ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 680
The Factotum (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Cesare Botero (Nanni Moretti), a young and corrupted minister, hires a new spokesman, honest and polite high school professor Luciano Sandulli (Silvio Orlando).
Plot: left wing, political party, naivete, ghost writer, cynicism, temptation, assistant, speaker, socialist, tv commercial, school class, corrupt politician ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Perfect Strangers (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a dinner, a group of friends decide to share whatever text message or phone call they will receive during the evening - and all hell breaks loose.
Style: talky, psychological, thought provoking, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: infidelity, under the surface, friendship, family secret, husband wife relationship, secrets, character study, life philosophy, psychology, twists & turns, dialogue, relationships ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.8
 35K
Withnail & I (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the ...
Style: talky, dark humor, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, friendship, gay, cottage, english countryside, cafe, strangulation, cigar smoking, money, farmer, darkness, poverty ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: england, london, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, human nature, romance, idealism, introspection, love triangle, midlife crisis, coming of age, hopes, unfulfillment, friends, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
This Must Be the Place (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
Style: surreal, stylized, tragicomedy, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rock, surrealism, on the road, teen suicide, stock exchange, hebrew, self discovery, redemption, parent child relationship, unfulfillment, aging, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, new mexico, ireland, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Long Live Freedom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The elections are approaching and the largest opposition party in the country do not look good. Its leader, Enrico Oliveri can not stand the pressure and disappears. Fearing a scandal, the eminence grise of the party had brought into play the twin ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, biting
Plot: politics, twins, switching roles, self discovery, hidden identity, campaign, dishonesty, state affairs, disorder, rally, power of media, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Year of the Dog (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: office, friendship, rescue, infidelity, attempted murder, countryside, pets, obsessive quest, midlife crisis, workplace situations, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: elementary school, obsession, youth, first kiss, human nature, friendship, parents and children, school, social differences, small town, high school life, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions between members of a film crew build while they wait for the arrival of the director and star to arrive on location.
Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: hotel, filmmaking, nothing goes right, actor's life, gays and lesbians, village, transsexual, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, gender bending, mistaken identity, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, serious ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, prostitute, piggy bank, koran, coming of age, first sex, generation gap, young heroes, child, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, persia, albania, paris france, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Let's Have a Brainwash (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This consists of four short films by different directors. Rosselini's 'Chastity' ('Illibatezza') deals with an attractive air hostess who receives the unwelcome attentions of a middle aged American. Godard's 'New ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, surreal, realistic
Plot: thief, stewardess, society, human nature, religions or cults, globalization, nuclear holocaust, undressing, airplane, cross, journalist, reporter ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 459
Holy Tongue (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: saint, church, theft, on the road, police, surrealism, ransom, robbery
Time: 1990s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Kitchen Stories (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Swedish efficiency researchers come to Norway for a study of Norwegian men, to optimize their use of their kitchen. Folke Nilsson (Tomas Norström) is assigned to study the habits of Isak Bjørvik (Joachim Calmeyer). By the rules of the research ...
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: friendship, research, kitchen, housewife, bachelor, neighbor, cooking, caravan, surveillance, small town, human nature, soccer ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: norway, europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, scandinavia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Scent of a Woman (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every situation, nicknames the youth Ciccio, and spends the next few ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: soldier, self discovery, dancing, blind man, blindness, suicide pact, on the road, road trip, gun, teaching the ways of the world, disability, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, napoli italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mondays in the Sun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, friends, working class, ship, bar, shipyard, unemployment, small town, job seeking, self esteem, down on your luck, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, seaport, europe, galicia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 116
Buone notizie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Giancarlo Giannini stars as the nameless hero, a disaffected media executive who spends his days watching violent programming on the six television screens in his office and his evenings neglecting his frustrated wife at home. An encounter with an ...
Style: macabre, suspense
Plot: sexual repression, alienation, obsession, surrealism, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, friend, friendship, husband wife relationship, mental institution, paranoia ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Girl, Three Guys, and a Gun (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Story: Three smalltown friends looking to leave their troubles behind come up with a robbery scheme to fund their trip to the big city. But as their plan goes awry and the authorities become involved, they are left with no other alternative but to take ...
Plot: stakeout, car trouble, grandmother grandson relationship, obscene finger gesture, trailer home, face mask, armed robbery, father son relationship, teacher, map, punched in the face, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Leaving Normal (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A female buddy story in which Meg Tilly plays a child-like 20-something who has just walked out on her abusive husband. Darly (Christine Lahti) is fleeing a life as a waitress and stripper and is on her way to Alaska to claim a home and family she ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, buddy, female protagonist, road trip, couple relations, on the road, couples, friends, buddies, human nature, looking for love, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, wyoming, canada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Eighth Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Georges has Down syndrome, living at a mental-institution, Harry is a busy businessman, giving lectures for young aspiring salesmen. He is successful in his business life, but his social life is a disaster since his wife left him and took their two ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mental institution, on the road, train, down syndrome, weekend, self discovery, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, mexico, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Vesna Goes Fast (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vesna, a Czech girl, arrives in Italy without money and, because of poverty, is forced into prostitution.
Plot: prostitute, emigration, czech, liar, innocence, knife, money, lie, imaginary friend, letter, businessman, stabbing ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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