Movies like Cha-Cha-Cha

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Cha-Cha-Cha (1982)
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Cha-Cha-Cha (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gruber is a normal 16-year-old growing up in Budapest in 1962, but he has a problem -- how does he get to know the opposite sex? At the Sunday afternoon dance classes the young "ladies and gentlemen" hold each other while dancing, and that makes the lessons worth something. Otherwise, the pianist's attention wanders and the orchestra does not exactly play with a single-minded dedication. In fact, everybody seems to have other things on their minds, except for the enthusiastic dance instructor and his ever-smiling assistant.
Plot: dance school, teenage love, pianist, teenager, music
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about teenager, love and romance, teenage love, coming of age, youth, teenage life and high school mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Cha-Cha-Cha: The Picture Show Man (1977), A Very Moral Night (1977), Whooping Cough (1987), The Toth Family (1969), Oh, Bloody Life (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Picture Show Man (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man, his son and a piano player travel around Australia showing the first silent movies
Plot: pianist, male nudity, cinema, rivals, film projector
Time: 1920s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Very Moral Night (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The theme of the delightful Hungarian fantasy film "A Very Moral Night," made in 1977 and now playing at the Public Theater, could well be innocence, even if the action does take place in a bordello. It is a good bordello, so sweet and ...
Plot: impersonation, rain, doctor, piano, boarding house, deception, brothel madam, brothel, card playing, medical student, scam, prostitute ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: hungary
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90%
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Whooping Cough (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children ...
Plot: family relations, grandmother, children, parents, revolution, child's point of view, communism
Time: year 1956, 50s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Toth Family (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Toth family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. When his weary major is ordered to take a vacation, the son talks him into a visit to his family home. Comedy ensues when the ...
Style: cult film
Plot: fascism, world war two, military officer, guest, oppression, family, villager, dark humor
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Oh, Bloody Life (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Hungarian Oh, Bloody Life reflects on the heavy emotional toll taken by the repressive Stalin regime. Dorotya Udvaros plays a young actress from a high-born family. The government bias against persons of wealth threatens to destroy her career ...
Plot: socialism, male nudity, female nudity, actress, deportation, satire, pubic hair, bathtub
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
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Aloha Summer (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the 60s and a bunch of crazy teenagers meet in the beautiful island of Hawaii during their summer holidays. Although they come from different backgrounds, they hang out together and shake up the island! They surf, dance, drink, fight and ...
Plot: samurai, beach party, vacation, teenager, friendship, summer, kendo, surfing, coming of age
Time: 60s, 50s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Witness (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: satire, socialism, dark humor, fascist, minister, execution, political satire, cemetery, amusement park, pig, flood, absurdism ...
Time: 50s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Black Peter (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Reality movie of a few days in the life of a Czechoslovak teenager when he starts work.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, family relations, parent child relationship, adolescence, bittersweet, society, love and romance, unfulfillment, teenage love, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Out of It (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An introverted nerd and a dumb, violent jock vie for the attentions of a cheerleader.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, beach, coming of age, performer's life, social relations, friends, sport team, power relations, ambition, misfit, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time Stands Still (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Budapest high school in the beginning of the 1960s. Dinis suffers the torments of adolescence. His father had to leave Hungary after the uprise in 1956, and since then Dini's mother has had to take care of her two sons on her own. A friend of ...
Style: realistic, touching, rough, emotional, serious
Plot: rebellion, family problems, family relations, teenage life, high school, youth, romance, coming of age, family life, high school life, teenager, socialism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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1945 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unsettling feeling overwhelms a small Hungarian town when two orthodox Jews arrive with a mysterious trunk. As residents begin to speculate on the purpose of the visit of these two strangers, order starts to crumble in town with some pursuing ...
Plot: holocaust, fire, suicide, train, church, guilt, horse, cemetery, marriage, accusation, canceled wedding, jewish ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, year 1945
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Summer Night (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small town, a young, tight-knit group of friends fall in and out of love over the course of one intoxicating, music-filled summer night.
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, first love, young love, friendship, coming of age, love, friendship between teens, romantic friendship, true love, teenage girl, teen romance, teenager ...
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54%
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Hard Sell (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Hardy Buchanan, a senior at an elite private school, needs to make some quick cash, he enlists the help of Bo, a beautiful runaway. Together, they devise an unconventional plan to profit off the wayward teens at Hardy's school. When the ...
Style: entertaining, sincere, captivating, humorous, teen sex comedy
Plot: teen romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, teenager, mother son relationship, couple relations, lifestyle, love story, love and romance, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Year of the First Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 31 year-old Tristan remembers the time when he was 15 and had just hit puberty. But he is not alone in this, he is with a large group of friends: Specki, a fat kid who is always stuffing himself, Streusel, a cheeky boy covered with spots, Tümai, a ...
Style: entertaining, light, captivating, romantic
Plot: school, memories, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first kiss, coming of age, first love, couple relations, love affair, in love, love story, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Moscow Square (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1989 is an important year in the political history of Hungary. However, Petya and his friends couldn't care less. They are about to graduate high school. The only important things to them are the parties, girls, making some easy cash. And of ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: graduation, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, high school, coming of age, sexuality, party, high school friends, political unrest, teenage love, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Heartstrings (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marie is a violent cello and very talented teenager in school. Victor is a friendly boy, dynamic, but who knows some academic difficulties. Ignoring that Mary is losing sight, Victor falls in love with her. And little by little, to his great ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, friends in love, teenage love, teen romance, loss of eyesight, teenage life, blind girl, relationships, blindness and impaired vision, teenager, teenage boy ...
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The Teacher (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Teacher in the most prestigious highschool in the country, François enjoys the life he’s always known, in the intellectual and bourgeois society of Paris. Trapped in a situation where he’s forced to accept a job in a school of a tough ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, touching
Plot: teacher, school, literature, teacher student relationship, teenage boy, teenage love, school principal, teaching the ways of the world, school expulsion, legal, ministry, cat ...
Place: paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Family Nest (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Never On A Sunday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Julio Salas dies after a long illness, but it is Sunday and due to financial difficulties, his family is forced to contract the services of a modest funeral home, whose owner having taken charge of the corpse, sells it to the University. The nephew ...
Plot: corpse, grave robbing, cremation, troubled teen, teenage love, drugs, uncle, coffin
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Father (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The beginning shows Hungary devastated by the war and the postwar reconstruction with its communist government. Our hero (played first by Dániel Erdély and later, as a young man, by András Bálint) is clearly determined to find out what he can ...
Plot: boy, little boy, single mother, communism, partisan, elementary school, teenager, 12 year old
Time: post world war two
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Heartbreakers (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four teenagers in the German Ruhr region try to succeed as a rock band in 1966. A girl tries to join them as a singer but is rejected by them.
Plot: money problems, rock, hairdresser, rock band, car theft, dance school, organist, mechanic, fall in love, singer
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The World of Henry Orient (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Concert pianist Henry Orient (Peter Sellers) is trying to have an affair with a married woman, Stella Dunnworthy (Paula Prentiss), while two teenage private-school girls, Valerie Boyd (Tippy Walker) and Marian Gilbert (Merrie Spaeth), stalk him and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, womanizer, pianist, unlikely couple, chase, grownups, family relations, friends, couples, disorder, best friends, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
American Graffiti (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, small town, radio, friendship, first love, party, love at first sight, teenage love, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, car race, dating ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 70s, 50s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friendship, introspection, teenage angst, popular girl, rebelliousness, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Heart Tremors (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The general practitioner Balla and his wife abandoning her higher education begin their common life in the small mountain village in the hope of quick enrichment and return to the capital. Despite Éva and Emma, the two school mistresses longing for ...
Plot: countryside, faking illness, divorce, doctor, drunkenness, doctor patient relationship, party, husband wife relationship, threat, army, attempted seduction, clinic ...
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, media, obsession, teenage love, hopes, high school, filmmaking, love and romance, introspection, high school life, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, lifestyle, youth, buddies, society, parents and children, friendship between boys, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Life 101 (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A college freshman Ramsy, played by Corey Haim experiences love for the first time in the 1960s when he asks out Joy, played by Ami Dolenz. An education of the heart.
Plot: strip club, college
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, summer, loneliness, vacation, teenager, shyness, teenage love, youth, family problems, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 50
Vagabond (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Karesz has been raised in an institution, his mother has a new family, and her husband does not tolerate that she meets her first-born son. Karesz tramps, joining up with his casual pals he washes the windscreens of cars, sells newspapers; sometimes ...
Plot: dancing, arrested, dance school, street kid, burglary, arrest, dancer, street urchin, music, practice, hungarian
Place: budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%