Movies like The Murder of Mr. Devil

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The Murder of Mr. Devil (1970)
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The Murder of Mr. Devil (1970)
Original name: Vražda ing. Čerta
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Comedy with fairy-tale touches, about Kate, who wants to marry, and Mr. Devil, who is not interested in the heart or soul of this passionate and aging lady, but is interested in her good cooking – for Mr. Devil is a glutton.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: female director, strong female character, loneliness, dark humor, devil, food, kitchen, witchcraft, hunger, prophecy, fiancee, feminism, boat, female protagonist, feminist, mirror, fortune teller, midlife crisis, satire, murder, seductive behavior, strong female lead, seductive woman, dinner, furniture ...

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Most similar movies to The Murder of Mr. Devil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, humorous, cult film and surreal films with plots about surrealism, absurdism, satire, dark humor, murder, rivalry and teenager mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Murder of Mr. Devil: The White Lady (1965), The Immortal Woman (1993), Martyrs of Love (1967), Straw Hat (1972), It's Not Me (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The White Lady (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This castle has its own ghost - a mysterious White lady. She emerges from the painting on the wall when someone speaks out magic formula. White lady is good ghost, she can make someone's wishes true. Even if it is a new duct. But a miracle is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ghost, female ghost, priest, small town, political satire, magical power, bureaucracy, mysterious event, urban fantasy, painting, ghost story, satire
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Immortal Woman (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: The filmed fairy-tale is a comedy based on the classical story about Reason and Happiness. This enchanting couple is ever debating on which of the two is more important for mankind, their encounters are watched by the third fairy-tale figure aunt ...
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: holiday, envy, king, princess, manipulative person, bet, villainess, female villain, female antagonist, manipulation, manipulative behavior, psychological manipulation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Martyrs of Love (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: This three-part ballad, which often uses music to stand in for dialogue, remains the most perfect embodiment of Nemec’s vision of a film world independent of reality. Mounting a defense of timid, inhibited, clumsy, and unsuccessful individuals, ...
Style: anthology
Plot: playing piano, dog, gypsy, absurdism, wedding, train, garden party, barefoot male, jazz singer, playing violin, dream, voyeur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 119
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 ⇓
77%
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647
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666
 5.4
 53
It's Not Me (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: womanizer, drinking from a bottle, rival, whistling, mistaken identity, fight, wedding, barefoot male, doctor, magic trick, train, fiance fiancee relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: There are still water spirits among us. One group lives in Prague, led by Mr. Wassermann, who is using his wife's family as a servants. All they need is their old house near the river. But the house is to be demolished. They have to stop it. ...
Style: absurd, folk tale, psychotronic
Plot: new love, diver, magic wand, amulet, student, antique shop, best friend, scheme, death by drowning, conference, boat, virginity ...
Place: central europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Report on the Party and the Guests (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In Jan Němec’s surreal fable, a picnic is rudely transformed into a lesson in political hierarchy when a handful of mysterious authority figures show up. This allegory about oppression and conformity was banned in its home country but became an ...
Style: allegory
Plot: hound dog, surrealism, picnic, conformity, symbolism, bully, tyranny, freedom, satire, dog, adopted son, nonconformity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
One Foot in Heaven (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bull Webster is a taxi driver with some work problems on his hands: the Spider Corporation, a giant financial holding company, has decided to buy out his taxi co-operative in order to make it go bankrupt and purchase its land at a low cost. Bull is ...
Plot: lottery, taxi driver, husband wife relationship, canal, ticket, money, outer space, playing violin, hospital, lack of money, delivery, taxi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 4.7
 1K
Hunk (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A "devilish" tale about an ordinary guy who is visited by a beautiful apparition promising him popularity and drop-dead good looks in exchange for his soul. Transformed overnight into a "hunk," he soon discovers there may be hell ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, nerd, fall in love, switching roles, cons and scams, physical appearance, unlikely couple, love and romance, womanizer, disorder, couples, beach house ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Celebration in the Botanical Garden (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: One of the lead characters is Maria, an inn keeper; always a bride but never a wife. She meets the newcomer Pierre, who disturbs the peace of the small village and teaches the locals how to enjoy life. The film is full of fireworks of lovely ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: proposal, angel, beer, wedding, rain, absurdism, fire, flowers, puppet show, dancing, innkeeper, palm tree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 222
Freak Orlando (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: FREAK ORLANDO is divided into five more-or-less distinct sections, all featuring "Freak" Orlando, a woman, played by the late Magdalena Montezuma, who appears in various guises, and deformities, throughout.
Style: cult film, surreal, absurd, experimental
Plot: female director, feminism, religious icon, dalmatian, dancing, shoes, water, abstract art, nun costume, nudity (full frontal - brief), crucifix, midget ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Invisible Woman (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: female director, family relations, acting audition, ancestor, surrealism, doctor, supernatural power, gynecologist, scientist
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: psychedelic, psychotronic, cult film, parody
Plot: visit, blood splatter, impersonation, punched in the face, hit in the face, gunfight, reading aloud, satire, co worker co worker relationship, breaking the fourth wall, reconstruction, gangster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 1K
Happy End (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A dark comedy about a murder and its consequences presented in a backwards manner, where death is actually a rebirth. The film starts with an "execution" of the main protagonist and goes back to explore his previous actions and motivations.
Style: psychotronic, avant garde, absurd
Plot: murder, corpse, hippopotamus, severed head, wedding, horse race, decapitation, wedding ceremony, body in a trunk, unfaithful wife, dark humor, death sentence ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 234
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 ⇓
47%
Accidental Incest (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Directed by Richard Griffin.
Style: psychotronic, amateur film
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), incest, ecstasy the drug, male bare butt, dancing naked, angel, ethnic stereotype, spit, incestuous relationship, female objectification, sex montage, talking to self ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: eavesdropping, man with glasses, statue, man wearing glasses, cleaver, old woman, hospital room, classmate, school teacher, rival, rebellion, leg injury ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Brand New Testament (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 114 min.
Story: God lives in Brussels. On earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, meditative, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: god, goddess, evil god, religion, philosophy, friendship, cynicism, destiny, husband wife relationship, tyranny, adventurer, religious icon ...
Time: 70s
Place: brussels belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.5
 269K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, witty, surreal, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ghost, afterlife, surrealism, dark humor, supernatural, haunted house, goth, possession, teenage girl, psychic, life after death, heaven and hell ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 11K
Daisies (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two teenage girls, both named Marie, decide that since the world is spoiled they will be spoiled as well; accordingly they embark on a series of destructive pranks in which they consume and destroy the world about them. This freewheeling, madcap ...
Style: psychedelic, experimental, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: feminism, farce, satire, dark humor, nihilism, dumbwaiter, flapper, phallic symbol, collage, teenage girl, youth, best friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Book of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, surreal, enigmatic, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, hopes, society, introspection, moral dilemma, human nature, rivalry, save the world, religions or cults, destiny, legends and myths, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, year 2000, year 1999
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 9K
Switch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, inspirational, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, womanizer, fish out of water, switching roles, murder, gender, redemption, partners, love and romance, battle of the sexes, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 45
The Spooks (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Style: psychotronic, twists and turns, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: husband wife relationship, fish out of water, employer employee relationship, missing person, small town, school, husband wife conflict, rivalry, jealous woman, cheating wife, teacher, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: humorous, surreal, satirical, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, dark humor, survival, chaos, disorder, danger, partners, friendship, devil, save the world, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Brewster McCloud (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream, but displays a unique way of treating ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, clever, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tour guide, retirement home, flying, strangler, guardian angel, bird, wings, psychopath, bittersweet, dark humor ...
Place: texas, san francisco, vietnam, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jungle Freaks (1969)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Born a fully grown black man in a village in the Brazilian jungle, Macunaíma later magically transforms into a white man before making an adventure-filled trip to the city of São Paulo. Once there, he becomes something of a dandy, falling in love ...
Style: psychedelic
Plot: racism, birth, hippie, terrorist, water fountain, surrealism, swing, hut, female nudity, blood, satire, absurd humor ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 100K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: devil, hell, fish out of water, dark humor, imaginary, heavy metal, misfit, escapades, love affair, sibling relationship, fantasy world, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.9
 621
Chatterbox! (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A young woman who works in a beauty parlor discovers that her vagina can talk, which causes her no end of trouble.
Style: sex comedy, allegory, absurd
Plot: vagina, absurd humor, sexploitation, police station, photo shoot, dance club, fame, topless woman, crying, insomnia, one night stand, gay ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 979
Asylum Seekers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Six people on the verge of a breakdown decide to check themselves into an insane asylum, only to discover there is just room for one.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal, surprise ending ...
Plot: dark humor, contests and competitions, mental institution, eccentricity, surrealism, art, mental breakdown, contest, alternate reality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 902
School Spirit (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The only thing keeping Billy Batson from the girl of his dreams is one little condom -- or rather the lack of one. Lucky Billy finds one at an all-night roadhouse -- but speeding back to his girl, he is killed in a head-on collision with a truck. ...
Style: teen sex comedy, psychotronic, sex comedy, cult film
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: condom, ghost, school, invisibility, woman in a wheelchair, love triangle, taking off shirt, roommate, old woman, blackout, being followed, arrest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%