Movies like A Nice Plate of Spinach

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A Nice Plate of Spinach (1977)
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A Nice Plate of Spinach (1977)
Original name: Což takhle dát si špenát
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The heroes of this absurd comedy, full of confusion and humor are Dzharda Zemanek and Frantisek Liska.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: teenager, dog, prison, school, machine, thief, child, dark humor, chef, wedding, police, hotel, family relations, kidnapping, inventor, gun, restaurant, old man, theft, experiment, teenage girl, baby, invention, lie, death of protagonist ...
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia

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Most similar movies to A Nice Plate of Spinach

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, cult film, parody and humorous films with plots about chase, police officer, locked door, mistaken identity, barefoot male, husband wife relationship and scientific discovery mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Crime genres. Some movies like A Nice Plate of Spinach: You Are a Widow, Sir (1971), Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966), Marecek, Pass Me the Pen! (1976), I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970), The End of Agent W4C (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: absurd, cult film, experimental, parody, psychotronic
Plot: switching bodies, fictitious kingdom, sabre, wrapped in a towel, billionaire, gadget, overheard conversation, new job, death, adultery, pretending to be someone else, friendship between men ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this zany Czechoslovakian comedy, a scientist invents a machine that projects a sleeping person's dream on a screen; disaster soon follows when the machine malfunctions and the cartoon-like dream characters become very real!
Style: absurd, cult film, psychotronic, comic
Plot: comics, cowboy, mad scientist, dream, superhero, escape, plan gone wrong, poison, witness, bossy wife, love triangle, writing on a wall ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Marecek, Pass Me the Pen! (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This comedy is about one average family. The father works as master in the factory and his son is studying on high school. One day father must start to visit the evening school. It's the same school as his son visiting. The lives both students ...
Plot: school, parent child relationship, catch phrase, boss, czech, nerd, teenage girl, husband wife relationship, teenager, teenage boy, prankster, seductive woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tomorrow I'll Wake Up and Scald Myself with Tea (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Former Nazi Klaus Abard survives to the 1990s by taking anti-ageing pills. He plans to use a time travel trip to return to Germany in 1944 and present Hitler with a hydrogen bomb, so that he can win the war. Unfortunately the pilot, woman-chasing ...
Style: surreal, humorous, feel good, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: death of brother, conspiracy, world war two, nazism, brother brother relationship, secret, scientist, neighbor neighbor relationship, chase, father daughter relationship, murder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1944, year 1941 ...
Place: germany, europe, prague czech republic, prague, czechoslovakia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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I Killed Einstein, Gentlemen (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This futuristic science fiction comedy features an atomic bomb blast that causes women to grow beards and lose the ability to have children. A summit meeting is held at the United Nations, with the proposed solution of building a time machine. The ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film, parody
Plot: time paradox, time machine, chemistry, prophecy, plan gone wrong, broken window, child uses gun, assassination attempt, school, listening device, terrorist, ring ...
Time: 1990s, 1910s, future, year 1999, 90s
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The End of Agent W4C (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The invincible agent Cyril Juan Borguette alias W4C has been assigned a mission to go to a hotel in Prague, get hold of a saltcellar with a plan for the military exploitation of Venus hidden in it, and hand it over to the beautiful agent Alice. He ...
Style: parody, absurd, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: james bond spoof, singer, knife in back, hiding place, obese man, dead body in swimming pool, talking to an animal, employer employee relationship, chase, hidden gun, cleaning lady, indoor swimming pool ...
Place: central europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Straw Hat (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Slacker Maurice Fadinar wasted his whole inheritance and the only way out of this situation, as it seems, to marry Helen Nonankur - daughter of a wealthy farmer. At the last meeting with his mistress in a nearby forest Fadinar's horse eats ...
Plot: marriage for money, unfaithful wife, visitor, aunt niece relationship, barefoot male, comedy of errors, lack of money, officer, employer employee relationship, wedding ceremony, chase, locked in ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
I Wake Up Yesterday (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Czech teacher Peter experiences journey into the past to late 80´s to recover his true love Eliška. At present he´s nothing but relationship´s loser so he tries to find his true love at least at the past. During his journey he passes not just ...
Style: light, humorous, captivating, feel good, psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: experiment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school, time travel, teenage boy, classmate classmate relationship, male objectification, scientist, love and romance, riding a bicycle, drunkenness, phone booth ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Miss Golem (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is the 1920's. The good-looking hostess Věra demonstrates household robots to visitors of the Futurum exhibition. Young inventor Petr comes to her rescue when she tries to flee from two men wanting to take her away. Věra confesses that she ...
Style: intellectual, psychotronic, neo screwball comedy
Plot: robot, golem, caged human, humanity, scientific experiment, secret mission, dog, hiding place, blackmailer, strong female lead, rabbit, technology ...
Time: 1920s
Place: prague, prague czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Waiter, Scarper! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It is the story of a man who had financial troubles. He was married several times and had to pay for several kids. He wanted to earn some extra money by playing in a cafe. But one drunken guest supposes he is a waiter and pays his bill to him. So ...
Style: cult film
Plot: waiter, police, money, father son relationship, wet clothes, fake identity, pub, lie, bookstore, seductive behavior, on the run, visitor ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Four Murders Are Enough, Darling (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two criminal gangs are ruthlessly fighting for a 1-million dollar check that, purely by chance, got into the flat of shy high school teacher George Camel. As the number of victims sharply increases, Camel is mistakenly regarded as a mass murderer ...
Style: parody, cult film, psychotronic, psychedelic
Plot: punched in the face, impersonation, blood splatter, visit, gunfight, reading aloud, satire, co worker co worker relationship, breaking the fourth wall, reconstruction, gangster, on the run ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Rumburak (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wizarding criminal Rumburak, exiled to the Mortal Realm, uses a supercomputer to recreate his lost spell formulas. His software falls into the hands of humans, chaos ensues, and Rumburak suddenly finds himself on the side of good.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: brother sister relationship, magical power, new job, teenager, teenage girl, inventor, human becoming an animal, small town, rivalry, supernatural power, robot, magician ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Great Movie Robbery (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The film is essentially a feature-length commercial for an exhibition to mark the 40th anniversary of the nationalisation of the Czechoslovak film industry, to be held at the Prague U Hybernu venue. The protagonists of the piece are comedians ...
Style: psychotronic, parody
Plot: human becoming an animal, gangster, cleaning lady, mistaken identity, pretending to be someone else, criminal, festival, exhibition, invention, gang member, inventor, film festival ...
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Flying Saucers Over Velky Malikov City (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A model Communist village is visited by a flying saucer.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: communism, dog, ufo, fisherman, barefoot male, saint bernard dog, barefoot on street, stuttering, czech village, chess, guitar playing, bankruptcy ...
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Night Before (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Night Before is a 1988 film starring Keanu Reeves and Lori Loughlin. Reeves plays Winston Connelly, the so-called high school nerd and vice president of the Astronomy club. Loughlin plays Tara Mitchell, the pretty and popular head cheerleader ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: prom, memory loss, handcuffs, amnesia, on the run, nothing goes right, love and romance, high school, teenage life, youth, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Six Bears and a Clown (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The owner of a circus decides to swap his trained bears for trained pigs, and fires clown Cibulka. The clown gets a job at a local school, bears escape and seek him out and a school inspector comes into town.
Plot: locked door, farce, identity, school principal, locked in, classroom, long underwear, cleaning lady, bear, chimpanzee, circus, pig ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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iGirlfriend (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teen comedy about a nerdy teenager who creates an iPhone app to be his girlfriend. When she miraculously comes to life, things go hilariously wrong, and she tries to kill him.
Style: psychotronic, humorous, twists and turns, light
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teenage protagonist, classmate classmate relationship, school, humiliation, rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, friendship, teenage girl, father son relationship, high school, breakup ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Terminal City Ricochet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its fullest to sell yet more needless junk to eager consumers; a ...
Style: underground film, cult film
Plot: advertising, father son relationship, ritual, power, punk, activist, prison, frame up, blood, media manipulation, censorship, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Grandmothers Recharge Well! (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A family purchases a home robot designed to look like a grandmum. Their neighbours immediately buy a more expensivve model as the two families always try to up the other one. Both grandmums start to "terorize" their families because they ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: robot, grandmother, rehearsal, barbed wire, little girl, breaking a window, neighbor neighbor relationship, dead dog, murder, cat, girl, school teacher ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Devilish Honeymoon (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Black comedy about a genius inventor and two young, smart and beautiful women. Both of them putting all their effort into getting the one man. This will inevitable lead to all sorts of mischief, crime and even a murder. This murder-comedy, shot at ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film, neo noir
Plot: villainess, seductive woman, fat man, love triangle, party, seductive behavior, female villain, prison guard, trap, blackmail, fire extinguisher, cell ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Do We Match Each Other, Darling? (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Czech comedy from the 70ties.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: photographer, doctor, husband wife conflict, taking a photograph, science, scientist, machine, anniversary, female doctor, scientific experiment, invention, composer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Girl on the Broomstick (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dívka na koštěti or The Girl on the Broomstick is a 1972 Czechoslovak fantasy-comedy film directed by Václav Vorlíček. It tells a story of a teenage witch, Saxana (played by Petra Černocká), frozen in time as a punishment for 300 years, who ...
Style: fairy tale, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: jumping out a window, disembodied head, change in lifestyle, donkey, jumping through a window, talking head, punishment, madhouse, theft, teenager, innkeeper, troublemaker ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Secret of an Old Attic (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During a summer holiday, two boys discover an anti-gravity cannon in an old attic.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: helicopter, captain, painting, luggage, secret, invention, outer space, scientific research, vacation, tv interview, inventor, fishing ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Borrowed Face (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is the 1930s. Physician Bartos devotedly attends poor patients in the city suburbs, at the same time researching the possibilities of regeneration of human tissues after transplantation. His former colleague Rosen, now working as an assistant at ...
Style: psychotronic, neo noir
Plot: body swapping, transplant, scientific experiment, priest, dark humor, doctor, fake identity, scientist, pretending to be someone else, police officer, killer, plastic surgeon ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Visitors from the Galaxy (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Robert is a SF writer, who realizes that he can make his thoughts material. Because of that, a group of aliens arrives to Earth. Their leader is Andra, who shows affection for Robert, which does not please his girlfriend, Biba. A monster, Mumu, has ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: psychiatrist, hysterical outburst, altering history, laser, harpoon, helmet, death, hallucination, extraterrestrial, toy, wedding, ufo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Steak (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A French comedy with comedians Eric & Ramzy made by Quentin Dupieux a.k.a. Mr. Oizo.
Style: parody, not serious, surreal, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: physical appearance, money raising, gang, friends, society, buddies, disorder, crimes, life is a bitch, future dystopia, fish out of water, plastic surgery ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Chyťte doktora (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nothing very unusual has happened to Michal (Michal Malátný). He finds himself in the middle of a situation he is partly responsible for and partly not, but it's up to him to solve it. Everyone expects it of him and he himself would like to ...
Plot: mother in law son in law relationship, chase, gynecologist, neighbor neighbor relationship, mother daughter relationship, actress playing multiple roles, jealousy, woman wearing glasses, actress playing dual role, police officer, unfaithful husband, doctor nurse relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dinner for Adele (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing against his greatest enemy - the Gardener, who supposedly died ...
Style: parody, ambiguous ending, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: reading a book, fan, pop art, hotel room, assassination, framed photograph, eccentricity, narcissism, scientific experiment, woman with glasses, invitation, photograph ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hubert the Smart Boy (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Titulní hrdina komediálního filmu je typický žižkovský frajer. S chytrostí a šarmem si vyřizuje otevřené účty s policejním inspektorem Mourkem, který ho chce stůj co stůj dostat do kriminálu. Jenže Fešák Hubert unikne z každé ...
Plot: training, landlady, accomplice, ring, false identity, nickname, money lender, binoculars, coach, old man, male nudity, being followed ...
Time: 1920s
Place: prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Remote Control (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A video store clerk stumbles onto an alien plot to take over earth by brainwashing people with a bad '50s science fiction movie. He and his friends race to stop the aliens before the tapes can be distributed world-wide.
Style: surprise ending, cult movie cast, parody, psychotronic, cult film ...
Plot: evil alien, flare, blood on face, murder suspect, cigarette smoking, gunshot, crying, little boy, gym, house on fire, corpse, flashlight ...
Time: 50s, 80s, year 1987, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%