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Good-bye Cruel World
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, sumo, blow up doll, boardroom, titanic, punk, psychoanalysis, spray paint, candelabra, ballet, pervert, trampoline, drag, obesity, nazi, opera, piano, dysfunctional family, vulgarity, tv news, homosexuality, oil, toilet, absurd humor, television ...
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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 suicide, death, dialogue, pornography, mentor, storytelling and brutality mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Good-bye Cruel World: The Loved One (1965), Breakfast of Champions (1999), Polyester (1981), Heathers (1988), Die, Mommie, Die! (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Loved One
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 ...
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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.
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Genre: Comedy
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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. ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Audience: kids
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Pauly Shore Is Dead
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 ...
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Et + si @ff
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Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The parallel fates of a few inhabitants of a strange planet : the world of Internet gay encounters...
Plot: group sex, gay, striptease, online dating, condom, explicit sex, gay sex, internet dating, bearded man, menage a trois, bathhouse, gay cruising ...
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I Wanna Die (or how i learned to not die)
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, rope, depression
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    User:   46%
 
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nuria is a young girl with a good life, a boyfriend to marry him and a parents who love her, but a problem: she still is married with Jorge. Former CEO, Jorge lives almost in the ruin together his ex boss and friend Lucas. After two years separated, ...
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The First Wives Club
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, dark humor ...
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Waiting for the Hearse
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lot of confusion and mixed situations between relatives in the middle of Mamá Cora's wake, the grandma, who supposely commit suicide throwing herself in front of a train.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical
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The Gay Deceivers
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.
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Kika
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An "Airplane!"-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised ...
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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two men, who both have tried to commit a suicide, decide to found a "Let's do it together"-suicide association to help the self-destructive people to succeed in their goal. Soon they have a bus load of candidates and together they ...
Plot: mass suicide, road trip, domestic violence, dance hall, sauna, lapland, cancer, aids, bus, death, suicide, marriage ...
Place: norway, spain, switzerland, france
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Outrageous Fortune
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Refined actress Lauren Ames finally has a chance to study with the great theatre professor Stanislav Korzenowski. Sandy Brozinsky, a brash, loud actress, decides through happenstance to also study with Korzenowski. The two women end up dating the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 80s
Place: albuquerque new mexico
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Putney Swope
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: obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, society, workplace, advertising, helicopter, business, singer, marriage, board of directors ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   36%
 
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Living It Up
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lola, a Mexican waitress working in Madrid, befriends a 30-year-old suicidal man who has borrowed $1,000,000 to spend on his last day on Earth, knowing he will be killed anyway if he fails to return the money. After meeting Lola, however, he decides ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, sentimental
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Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
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