Movies like Good-bye Cruel World

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Good-bye Cruel World (1983)
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Good-bye Cruel World (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story involves newscaster Rodney Pointsetter (Shawn) who is so depressed between his job and his family that he tries to make a film about his life, which he intends to culminate with his own suicide. It is often interrupted with irrelevant comic sketches that an emcee claims that the audience prefers to see.
Plot: suicide, ballet, nazi, death, punk, divorce, psychoanalysis, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, cross dressing, television, opera, bar, neighbor, vulgarity, gun, absurd humor, toilet, tv news, oil, piano, obesity, drag, trampoline, pervert ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and clever films with plots about death, storytelling, brutality, sex, dialogue, adaptation and mentor mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Good-bye Cruel World: Polyester (1981), Misery Loves Company (2012), Heathers (1988), Du-beat-e-o (1984), The Loved One (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Wanna Die (or how i learned to not die) (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Portugal
Duration: 8 min.
Story: A man who wants to end his life but because of a rare disease he can't do it.
Style: dark humor
Plot: suicide, dream, gun, pills, depression, rope
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Polyester (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A suburban housewife's world falls apart when her pornographer husband admits he's serially unfaithful to her, her daughter gets pregnant, and her son is suspected of being the foot-fetishist who's been breaking local women's ...
Style: humorous, biting, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, pornography, dysfunctional family, abortion, strangulation, love and romance, gay, drag, suburbs, society, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, california
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68%
Misery Loves Company (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: MISERY LOVES COMPANY is a film about personal growth and emotional understanding in the guise of a dark romantic comedy. Brian Norton (Peter O'Brien) is a broken-hearted projectionist with a chip on his shoulder. After getting dumped by his ...
Plot: outsider, underground, music, young adult, misery, maturity, theater, company, break up, love, friend, reading ...
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66%
 7.3
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Heathers (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, cynical, biting, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, diary, suicide, teenage love, clique, teenage life, cult, friendship, hippie, anti conformity, gay slur, suicide attempt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
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64%
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Du-beat-e-o (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A filmmaker tries to finish editing a movie about all-girl rock band Runaways.
Plot: punk, homosexuality, gun, gay slur, film producer, sex, rock music
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Loved One (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Newly arrived in Hollywood from England, Dennis Barlow finds he has to arrange his uncle's interment at the highly-organised and very profitable Whispering Glades funeral parlour. His fancy is caught by one of their cosmeticians, Aimee ...
Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: funeral home, love triangle, eating disorder, parents and children, family relations, hollywood, fall in love, family life, actor's life, pets, twins, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Gay Deceivers (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Danny and Elliot avoid military service by pretending to be gay, but they have to act the part when the recruiting officer doesn't buy it.
Plot: gay, bedroom, transvestite, candle, bare breasts, female nudity, kiss, party, psychiatrist, dancing, father son relationship, wheelchair ...
Time: 1960s
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52%
The War of the Roses (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, psychological, satirical ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, lawyer, uninhibited rivalry, suburbs, divorce, greed, destructive relationship, marriage, family feud, relationships, death, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: parody, murder, infidelity, transvestism, family life, actor's life, gays and lesbians, couple relations, vengeance, love affair, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, spain, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Groove Tube (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Chevy Chase makes his film debut in this riotous collection of live skits. Directed by Ken Shapiro and featuring Chase, Richard Belzer and others, The Groove Tube mocks TV Land and its trappings by spoofing kids' shows -- from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, clever ...
Plot: parody, tv show, actor's life, buddies, goofy hero, mad scientist, performer's life, rise and fall, rising to stardom, sexual relations, media satire, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: kentucky, usa
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47%
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Tunnel Vision (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely crack you up! This outrageous and irreverent spoof ...
Plot: fictional game show, sitcom, parody, female nudity, television, absurd humor, irreverence
Time: future
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47%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: neighbor, gun, suburbs, unsupportive spouse, betrayal, crumbling marriage, suburban life, dull life, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Deathrow Gameshow (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chuck Toedan's the host of a gameshow featuring death row convicts competeing in life-or-death contests in hopes of cheating the executioner or, at the very least, winning some nice prizes for their next of kin. Not surprisingly, Chuck has made ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: death row, striptease, fictional game show, contests and competitions, prison, media satire, tv show, crime, criminal heroes, media, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 80s
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46%
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the brink of suicide and is losing touch with reality.
Style: surreal, tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, extramarital affair, car salesman, losing-it hero, small town, success, wife husband relationship, small town life, writer's life, against the rules, desire for fame, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, hawaii
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43%
Me, Myself and I (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Me, Myself & I is a 1992 dark romantic comedy starring JoBeth Williams and George Segal. The movie is the directorial debut of editor and producer Pablo Ferro. Bill Macy, Shelley Hack and Ruth Gilbert also appear in this independent film.
Plot: neighbor, schizophrenia, hallucination, time lapse photography, writing, paranoia
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43%
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First Period (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: New girl Cassie (Brandon Alexander III) and outcast Maggie (Dudley Beene) are easily the most awkward girls in high school. Together, they decide the way to win the hearts of the cute boys and popular girls is to come in first at the school talent ...
Plot: drag, irreverent, lgbt, gay, gay teenager, high school, gay kiss, rejection, camp, outcast, gay student, birthday cake ...
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43%
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Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, funny, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: cross dressing, hidden identity, sorority, college, student life, farce, comedy of errors, fish out of water, gender bending, fall in love, buddies, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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41%
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Ringmaster (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tv show, dysfunctional family, media, society, disorder, suburbs, vengeance, infidelity, sexual relations, media satire, social decay, suburban life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, store, artists and showbiz, hollywood, ghost, desire for fame, celebrity culture, cons and scams, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Dead Boyfriend (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mary’s life has been defined by a string of temp jobs and a half-hearted attempt to become a writer. But all that changes when she comes home to find her boyfriend dead in front of the TV set. During her misadventures in trying to get rid of his ...
Plot: death, nightclub, band, dog, dating
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38%
Brock Wilbur: 28 Years Later (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Zombies, literary allusions, unrepentant alcoholism, mental illness, esoteric pop-culture references, cocaine-fueled indie-rock dance moves, and more.
Style: live comedy
Plot: yelling, advertising, suicide, zombie, birthday, stand up
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38%
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Rid of Me (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scathing black comedy of embarrassment that charts the emotional breakdown and rebirth of a woman ripe for self-discovery.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, dark humor, humorous, realistic
Plot: self discovery, divorce, punk, suburbs, suburban life, break-up, hopes, misfit, friends, rejection, ex husband ex wife relationship, break up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Suicide Notes (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Down on his luck playwright, Julian Parker, has written a play in which the lead character commits suicide in the final scene. The only way he can get it produced is when a money hungry producer named Marla French offers to produce the play for a ...
Style: dark
Plot: maid, popularity, casino, moon, suicide, cat, gay, cocaine, nasa, death, eating, king ...
Place: houston texas, texas
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36%
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Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner." When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, divorce, friendship, father daughter relationship, lego, sexless marriage, divorced woman, kleptomaniac, marina, boat, christmas lights ...
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34%
The First Wives Club (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, battle of the sexes, farce, vengeance, yuppie, reunited friends, divorced woman, friends, couples, best friends, womanizer, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1969
Place: san francisco
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34%
The Opposite of Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: clever, dark humor, witty, biting, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, death, teacher, chase, stock broker, repression, aids, gay slur, coming of age, suburbs, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, cross country, indiana, canada, california
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33%
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The Boob Tube (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 'Live Action', young psychiatrist Henry Carstairs moves into an apartment building filled with lonely, sex starved women. This soap is interrupted several times by sexy ads.
Plot: tv commercial, sex, female nudity, television, absurd humor, surrealism, fake commercial
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32%
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Putney Swope (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Swope is the only black man on the executive board of an advertising firm, and is accidentally put in charge after the death of the chairman of the board.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: marriage, singer, business, advertising, helicopter, board of directors, company, racism, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Quick Pick (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eddie, a lovable loser who's strapped for cash and on the verge of getting evicted from his apartment, thinks he's lost the 135 million dollar winning lottery ticket and enlists the help of his two best friends to help him search for it ...
Plot: overweight man, hotel, gangster, television, beach, bar, stripper, lottery ticket
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: clever, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: dog, dysfunctional family, self discovery, wealth, extramarital affair, swimming pool, family, rescue, uninvited guest, eating disorder, yuppie, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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