Movies like The Wise Guy

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The Wise Guy (1962)
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The Wise Guy (1962)
Original name: Ο Ατσίδας
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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...
Style: romantic
Plot: love, dancing, blonde, suicide, lovers, secret, beach, brother, greek, happy ending, coffee, marriage, satire, gardener, single, garden, brother sister relationship, stranger, blond, tradition, sister, domineering father, family honor, suicide note, ultimatum ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, hellas

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Most similar movies to The Wise Guy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, feel good and romantic films with plots about love, hellenic, greek, dancing, beach, happy ending and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like The Wise Guy: The Bait (1964), Teddy Boy My Love (1965), Woe to young people (1961), My Daughter, the Socialist (1966), The King of Gaffes (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bait (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Α crook turns a cabaret girl into a fine lady to use her as bait for his victims.
Plot: dancer, trio, cheating at cards, poker, nightclub, champagne, customer, night, police officer, arrest, entertainment, brawl ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, athens
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95%
Teddy Boy My Love (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two young lovers are discovering that the widowed parents keep hidden bond and plan to marry soon Life, salesman dream and consumer goods of our civilization, will enter the life Asimaki, a benevolent and middle-aged widower chromatopoli, having ...
Plot: family relations, widower, saleswoman, love, father, labor, convertible, apartment, father daughter relationship, employer employee relationship, mother daughter relationship, employee ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, future
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Woe to young people (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two rich old friends, Andreas and Agisilaos are in love with young Rita. Andreas believes that youth and not money drive the word. He sells his soul to the devil, becomes young and flirts Rita. However, in the end it is Agisilaos that wins, as both ...
Plot: love, pact with the devil, young, glass, plan, it was all a dream, bug, career, devil, courtyard, rivals, mother ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
My Daughter, the Socialist (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Liza falls in love with one of her father's employees. Her socialistic ideas about employment drive her to collide with her father and the sociopolitical status of the time.
Plot: socialist, factory, romance, factory worker, greek, worker, dance, beach, strike, sea, spin the bottle, fight ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hellas, athens, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The King of Gaffes (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A very clever detective is on a mission to find a shipowner's daughter, having as a sole research element a mole on the girl's buttock.
Plot: bicycle, love, chase, king, target, greek island, anchor, heiress, name change, boss, sea, assistant ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Something Hot (1964)
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 ...
Plot: flirt, water skiing, exhibition, music band, club, sea, boss, beach, song, flirting, dancing
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83%
Marriage... Greek Style (1964)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mina is dreaming of becoming a painter and Petros works in a company. They meet and fall in love during the carnival, but later lose contact. They meet again without recognizing each other and eventually get married. However they have no idea how ...
Plot: marriage, mother, house, married couple, mother-in-law, party, family relations, greek, hellenic, male female relationship, car accident, nerd ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: athens, hellas, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Bachelor's Pad For Ten (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 114 min.
Story: To make some easy money, Stamatis rents Chroni's house to his womanizer boss Soultanoglou but also to his other boss's wife, Dora, who decided to cheat on her husband ... So, Chroni's house turns into a double love nest for cheating ...
Plot: lust, bachelor, gramophone, employee, sibling, black lingerie, husband, lodger, deception, boss, accountant, striptease ...
Time: 80s
Place: athens, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Throbs at the Desk (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Lisa is a student, pretending the sick not to go to school. Her parents are worried about her health and call the doctor to examine her. He realizes her lies but he covers her. Soon, they fall in love and eventually get married. However, after the ...
Plot: doctor, marriage, nostalgia, suspicion, misunderstanding, student, tutor, coach, honeymoon, jealousy, couples, instructor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, istanbul turkey, hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ...
Plot: imaginary friend, womanizer, wife, lie, unfaithful husband, misunderstanding, hellenic, greek, farce, fur, maid
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mermaids for Love (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Petros, a race car driver and son of a construction mogul, hears about an island with promising business opportunities. He tells his father, they have to buy land there but Flora, a night club owner also learns about it and arrives at the island ...
Plot: island, net, tourist, driver, tavern, nightclub, happy ending, bikini, sun, engagement, tourism, plan ...
Place: hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Blue Beads from Greece (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A feud develops between a taverna with bouzoukia and a club next door that plays modern music.
Plot: band, fall in love, nightclub, falling in love, rich girl, music, dancing, kiss, love, razor, ambition, bouzouki ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: athens, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Joy and Tears (1970)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A carefree young man, Alekos, son of shipowner Venier, meets a poor girl, Christina, who makes the clown in a small circus. Christina does not tell Aleko the truth about her work, and when an unexpected episode forces her to return to the circus, ...
Plot: performer, lovers, valet, racecar driver, ballerina, ballet, backstage, black pantyhose, costume, mini skirt, spotlight, encounter ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Apollo Goes on Holiday (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Prince Jan is spying on beautiful tour guide Elena from his helicopter while touring Greece. He escapes from his entourage and joins the girl's group, posing as a humble visitor. The two fall in love, but Prince Jan, knowing that he has duties ...
Plot: sea, greek, helicopter, tourist, tour guide, ambassador, theater, dancer, bus, greek island, sightseeing, hellenic ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hellas, athens, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Oi 900 tis Marinas (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a countryside village, a veteran politician, Damalas, and a young attorney, Ntinos, son of the village doctor, are rivals in the upcoming elections. Main controller of the political dispute is the all-powerful president of the village, Spyros ...
Plot: politician, village, president, voting, matchmaking, friendship, speech, trust, secret, kiss, promise, friend ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Our Love (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An usherette in a theatre, where a distinguished and popular actor performs, gets her big break when the leading actress has an accident. The director decides to take advantage of the heretofore unexploited talent of the girl and asks her to replace ...
Plot: success, replacement, accident, love affair, artistic, hellenic, athenian, impresario, glory, humble, backstage, show ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Overboard (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. A remake of the 1987 comedy.
Style: funny, light, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rich, happy ending, memory loss, amnesia, love, family life, social differences, family relations, wealth, revenge, yacht, love story ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Eftyhos... trellathika! (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charilaos Maraziotis (Nikos Stavridis) is a shopkeeper who owes the whole market and is in danger of going to jail, both because of his creditors and because of IKA and the tax administration. Iro is his secretary and fiancee, because she is poor, ...
Plot: factory owner, girlfriend, problem, napoleon, mental institution, money, alcohol, psychiatrist, bikini, greek, employee, insane ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, athens, hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Set It Up (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two overworked assistants with nasty bosses try to get their supervisors out of their hair.
Style: romantic, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: happy ending, employer employee relationship, love and romance, fall in love, assistant, boss, matchmaking, plan, falling in love, escapades, obnoxious boss, corporate ...
Place: new york, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
Style: funny
Plot: secret agents, secret agent, covert, disguise, explosion, filmmaker, surrealism, mockery, director, highway, secret, spy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: athens, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ...
Plot: motorcycle, theft, love, unemployed, kamikaze, hotel, band, fat woman, music band, disco, singing, waiter ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bang-Bang Wedding! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Elias and Marina arrive in Crete to join their lives in the holy bonds of marriage, friends and family that are waiting and how! The marriage is celebrated regularly and all are preparing to celebrate but their fate surprises A small but ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, feel good, road movie
Plot: wedding party, wedding, marriage, father son relationship, misadventure, wedding ceremony, arranged marriage, family relations, love and romance, disorder, friendship, unhappiness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Will... I Will... For Now (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Elliot Gould stars as Les Bingham, who takes umbrage that his ex-wife Katie (Diane Keaton) has a new love in life. What Les doesn't realize is that her new paramour is lawyer Lou Springer (Paul Sorvino). When Katie's sister Sally (Candy ...
Plot: marriage, love, lawyer, contract, husband wife relationship, divorce
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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My Kuya's Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Inseparable as siblings, Jeff and Kat grew up very close to each other through thick and thin. Kat being overzealous and very wary of girls who likes her brother Jeff. Her Kuya simply means the world to her. Years later, Kat is all grown-up and ...
Plot: wedding, twins, ex boyfriend, airport, sibling, sister, friend, wedding reception, twin, jealousy, cemetery, church ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mitsos, the Laughing Stock (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gender-bender comedy directed by Omiros Efstratiadis.
Style: romantic, intellectual
Plot: disguise, matchmaking, candidate, advice, strategy, affection, kamikaze, rival, dream, father, mother, sea ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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40 Carats (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A forty year old woman who was vacationing in Greece meets a twenty-two year old, who was also on vacation. They spend the night together and she leaves him while he was sleeping. She then returns to New York and she is stunned to learn that her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, single parent, fashion, breakup, family problems, bounty hunter, infidelity, farce, family relations, thirtysomething life, bank, theater ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Madly in Love (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cristina is a rich, spoiled princess visiting Rome with her royal parents. The mission of their visit is to marry her off to a super-wealthy corporate type and thereby start to turn around the losses their small kingdom is experiencing in its casino ...
Style: light, humorous, witty, romantic
Plot: love, bus driver, opposites attract, playing footsie, strange person, wooing, snobbism, princess, escapades, fall in love, falling in love, pretty woman ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Poisonous Women (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It is a story of a normal, everyday Greek family that each member turns out to be wacko or gets wacko by the other members. The father is the stoic figure that accepts everything. The mother has a middle age crisis and takes advantage of her ...
Style: neurotic
Plot: secret admirer, hellenic, athenian, lover, doctor, kiss, psychiatrist, pistol, lecture, handgun, suicide attempt, satire ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: hellas, athens, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lost in Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A modern day treasure hunt for a mystical relic that turns into a love story for all time.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, treasure hunt, romance, fall in love, escapades, disorder, couples, island, archaeology, rivalry, excavation, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mild mannered film critic is dumped by his wife and his ego is crushed. His hero persona is the tough guy played by Humphrey Bogart in many of his movies and the apparition of Bogart begins showing up to give him advice. With the encouragement of ...
Style: neurotic, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, rejection, satire, infidelity, ghost, advice, dating, idol, date, bittersweet, romance, best friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%