Movies like The Wise Guy

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The Wise Guy (1962)
Original name: Ο Ατσίδας
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alekos (Dinos Iliopoulos) is in love with Voula (Maria Voulgari) whose brother threatens to kill him if he doesn't marry her soon. Alekos' father (Pantelis Zervos) on the other hand insists that Alekos' sister (Zoe Laskari) has to get married before him. His sister Annoula (Zoe Laskari) is in love with Antonis (Stephanos Stratigos) and pressures him to ask for her hand in marriage from her family. Antonis meets Alekos by accident at a cafe in Panorama - they don't know each other - and advises him to use the infalible method of "escaping through an engagement" to calm down Voula's brother. This is after all what he intends to do himself... And God help them...
Plot: family honor, fake suicide, dance, domineering father, brother, beach

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and intellectual films with plots about beach, female nudity, bikini, sea, holiday, sex and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Wise Guy: The King of Gaffes (1962), Teddy Boy My Love (1965), Kamikazi, agapi mou (1983), He's a Mad Mad Veggos (1965), My friend Lefterakis (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 79 min.
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Teddy Boy My Love (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 80 min.
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Kamikazi, agapi mou (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Stathis loves bikes, Rena wants to dance all the time and Aleksis goes crazy for rock music. They are three crazy siblings. One of them, Stathis, doesn't seem capable to keep a job and when he loses his girlfriend, his mother decides to give ...
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Time: 80s
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He's a Mad Mad Veggos (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Thanassis leaves the orphanage tries to do various jobs but with no consolidates. A private detective manages to find his father who is rich. Thanasis will move into his luxurious house but there will come other problems.
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The Baldheaded Agent and the Land of Destruction Mission (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Undercover cop takes to find and restore a rich girl who ran away from home
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Time: 1960s
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My friend Lefterakis (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Theodoros in order to be able to go out with his occasional lovers, he "invented" a non-existent friend from Patras, Lefterakis, and use him as an alibi in wife Fofo. When one day arrives at home, quite suddenly, the non-existent friend ...
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Genre: Comedy, Musical
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: A feud develops between a taverna with bouzoukia and a club next door that plays modern music.
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Place: athens greece
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Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During an International Trade Fair at Thessaloniki, a mature woman, Rena (Martha Karagianni), goes there with her sister to convince her childhood friend Dinos (Dinos Iliopoulos) to have a "white wedding" so that she can inherit a large ...
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: Peter, the hero, aged 20, finds himself on a deserted Greek island with no other men in sight. The women of the island, regardless of age harass him sexually. What starts off as a typical male sexual fantasy turns out into a nightmare
Plot: sensuality, surrealism, beach, female nudity, peeping tom, sex, island, breasts, nightmare, mermaid, sister, menage a trois
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Malibu Spring Break (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
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Bikini Watch (1995)
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