Movies like The Bull

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The Bull (1994)
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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, journey, thief, money, on the road, friendship, food, truck, politics, male female relationship, theft, farm, poverty, cooking, unemployment, dignity, employer employee relationship, buddy, economics, husband wife relationship, friend, railway station, animal, cattle ...
Time: 1990s
Place: italy, hungary, croatia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and talky films with plots about friendship, friend, husband wife relationship, friends, male female relationship, storytelling and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Bull: In the Thick of It (1995), The Mass Is Ended (1985), Property Is No Longer a Theft (1973), The Handsome Priest (1989), Camerieri (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: tomato, thief, theft, working class, crate, brother brother relationship, prostitute, sex, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flash forward, male female relationship ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, clever, semi serious, 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 ⇓
88%
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: symbolism, robbery, economics, money, allergy, butcher, eulogy, black pantyhose, theft, religion, talking to the camera, dog attack ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Handsome Priest (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Story: A young petty thief befriends the local priest.
Plot: coming of age, accountant, eviction, death of grandfather, dance, marriage engagement, microscope, harp, older woman younger man relationship, merchant, burglar, catholic ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: husband wife relationship, restaurant, marriage, party, father son relationship, gambler, irony, adultery, cell phone, infidelity, extramarital affair, wedding anniversary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
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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, sexual, realistic, 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, car, children ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1920s
Place: italy, new jersey, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: irony, controversy, ghost writer, school class, naivete, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, liar, mistress, high school teacher, fired from the job, teacher ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: male female relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, car trouble, stakeout, theft, attic, pay phone, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hostage, kidnapping, old man, face mask ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, death of protagonist, car, fear of death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Holy Tongue (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: police, ransom, robbery, surrealism, on the road, saint, theft, church
Time: 1990s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, actor, cottage, english countryside, cafe, strangulation, darkness, poverty, farmer, money ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969
Place: england, london, europe, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, female protagonist, buddy, road trip, on the road, couple relations, couples, friends, buddies, human nature, looking for love, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: alaska, usa, wyoming, canada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, piggy bank, koran, prostitute, coming of age, first sex, generation gap, young heroes, robbery, return ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, paris france, switzerland, greece, albania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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.
Plot: doctor, class differences, card game, male female relationship, poverty, old woman, gambling
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, feel good, realistic, 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 ⇓
50%
 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, captivating, realistic ...
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 ⇓
50%
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: thought provoking, psychological, talky, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, family problems, under the surface, psychology, dialogue driven, family secret, dinner party, husband wife relationship, secrets, character study, life philosophy ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: hotel, filmmaking, nothing goes right, actor's life, village, gays and lesbians, transsexual, destructive relationship, celebrity culture, gender bending, mistaken identity, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, liar, stabbing, czech, prostitution, construction worker, tour bus, knife, innocence, pimp, tourist ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: office, friendship, rescue, infidelity, attempted murder, countryside, pets, obsessive quest, midlife crisis, workplace situations, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: semi serious, humorous, 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, milan italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 3K
Free Zone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, Belgium, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebecca, an American who has been living in Jerusalem for a few months now, has just broken off her engagement. She gets into a cab driven by Hanna, an Israeli. But Hanna is on her way to Jordan, to the Free Zone, to pick up a large of sum of money.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, road movie, thought provoking
Plot: on the road, border crossing, friendship, culture clash, terror, war, break-up, religions or cults, love and romance, society, friends, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jordan, middle east, jerusalem, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, obsession, alienation, surrealism, husband wife relationship, ecology, pregnancy, threat, misanthrope, old friend, businessman, menage a trois ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, friends, society, infidelity, artists and showbiz, state affairs, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, love affair, political intrigue, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sicilia! Sicilia! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: fascism, small town, communism, social differences, election, politics, small town life, mafia, family relations, family life, love and romance, family disapproval ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, shipyard, ship, bar, unemployment, small town, job seeking, self esteem, down on your luck, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, seaport, europe, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, kitchen, research, housewife, caravan, surveillance, bachelor, cooking, neighbor, small town, human nature, soccer ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: norway, europe, sweden, finland, stockholm sweden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
37%
Her Life as a Man (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: To land a sportswriting job on a national magazine run by a chauvinistic editor, an aspiring female reporter convincingly disguises herself as a man to get the inside story.
Plot: gender disguise, discrimination, female journalist, fake beard, woman dressed as man, sexism, secret identity, transvestism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, job interview, male nudity, football ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, touching, realistic
Plot: elementary school, obsession, youth, human nature, friendship, parents and children, school, small town, social differences, high school life, urban, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%