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Mermaids for Love (1968)
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Mermaids for Love (1968)
Original name: Γοργόνες και μάγκες
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 before him. Their competition disturbs the peaceful lives of the island's residents. Marina, the daughter of the local restaurant owner falls in love with Petros while Flora charms the men of the island and especially Nicolas, causing his fiance's jealousy. She on the other hand falls for Iasonas, the son of the island's Lady who worries about the outcome of these events.
Plot: love, race, dancing, pirate, sea, island, racecar driver, summer, secret, driver, singing, realtor, tourist, fisherman, rally, tourism, boat, happy ending, fall in love, sun, beer, nightclub, real estate, hopes, ring ...
Place: athens greece, hellas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about dancing, love, fall in love, singing, greek, hellenic and beach mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Mermaids for Love: The Blue Beads from Greece (1967), The Wise Guy (1962), Apollo Goes on Holiday (1968), Nelly, the Spy (1981), Something Hot (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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95%
 7.2
 351
The Wise Guy (1962)
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 ...
Style: romantic
Plot: gardener, love, stranger, tradition, dancing, secret, marriage, brother sister relationship, bouzouki, lover, problem, clandestine ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
71%
 4.2
 182
Nelly, the Spy (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Berlin, 1936. A Greek student, Nelly, abandons her studies and with the assistance of Jewish Vili Foster makes her debut as a cabaret singer. Soon becomes famous and reputation attracts the attention of a colonel of the SS, the Chenrich, who ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: in love, pregnancy, greek, hunger, german officer, cabaret, nazi, resistance, grandmother, hellenic, lover, cabaret singer ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1936, 1930s
Place: hellas, greece, berlin germany, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.7
 547
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.4
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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 ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
51%
Ela Na Agapithoume Darling (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Stathis, a puckish young man, whose father has a cafe in a Greek island does "kamaki" to female tourists. His neighbor Rena does all she can sto stop him, as she loves him and hopelessly tries to make Stathis love her too. Meanwhile his ...
Style: cult film, sex comedy
Plot: nudism, greek island, love triangle, beach, female nudity, voyeurism, cafe, gay, jail, striptease, disco, island ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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 ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
Mia melissa ton Avgousto (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Harris, his wife, his mistress and his half German sister arrive with a boat to a distant Aegean island, assessable only by boat. The boat man forgets them and they are stranded there. Harris gets stung by a bee, and he develops an allergy. He gets ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: stranded, split personality, secret, male female relationship, alter ego, transformation, extramarital affair, isolation, island, mistress, truth, sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Father Up the Tree (1969)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A young man is shunned by his friends after he starts an affair with a dancer.
Plot: dancer, alcohol, dancing, father son relationship, singer, guilt, prostitute, train, singing, photo album, mistress, belly dancer ...
Place: lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 73K
Rock of Ages (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.
Style: humorous, stylized, entertaining, light, lyrical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rock, ambition, fall in love, teenager, rock star, waiter, youth, performance, musician's life, follow your dream, hopes, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 298
The Downhill (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greek teenage drama
Plot: revenge, teenage sexuality, passion, arrogance, striptease, blonde woman, youth, teenage sex, lingerie, womanizer, blonde, gun ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: athens, hellas, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sweet Charity (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Taxi dancer Charity continues to have Faith in the human race despite apparently endless disappointments at its hands, and Hope that she will finally meet the nice young man to romance her away from her sleazy life. Maybe, just maybe, handsome Oscar ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elevator, hopes, tragic love, broken engagement, charity, dancehall girl, celebrity, optimism, sleazy, lifestyle, cabaret, change of heart ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 661
Heartbeats (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: United Arab Emirates, USA, India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a bubbly American hip hop dancer goes to India with her family for a wedding, she is impressed by a new dance style and falls in love with the man who introduced her to it.
Style: touching, captivating, uplifting, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, sibling relationship, wedding, fish out of water, male female relationship, couples, youth, love, destiny, relationships, love affair, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Tank on My Bed (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: We are at the beginning of the Tribulation and Kostas Papademas wants to give rights and is dedicated to the family and the convenience store. Indeed, it avoids to marry Helen, because of the situation, he must first betrothed his sister, who is ...
Plot: tank, merchant, siblings, bed, mother, revolution, promise, marriage, sweetheart, dream
Time: 70s
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hairspray Live! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A teenage girl living in Baltimore in the early 1960s dreams of appearing on a popular TV dance show.
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Plot: dance, racial segregation, racism, dancing, live performance, equality, race, dream, live broadcast, society, black man white woman relationship, television ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Rules Don't Apply (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: It's Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his ...
Style: touching, romantic, humorous, uplifting, sweet
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: actress, audition, hollywood, eccentricity, contract, fall in love, billionaire, weirdo, driver, couples, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1964, 50s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 596
Lola (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aris, Nikos Kourkoulos, is released from prison after three years, and he turns up at Troumpa, a slum area in Piraeus. His purpose is not to settle his own accounts but to find out if Lola (Tzeni Karezi), a young woman who works at Stelios’ ...
Plot: devotion, knife fight, assassin, cabaret, switchblade, anti-hero, knife, passion, killer, greek, nightclub, gang ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: athens greece, greece, hellas, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I Will Love Him Till the End of Time (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon is the story of Sanjana (Kareena Kapoor), a girl of today's generation full of life and vibrant ecstasy. She lives life on her own terms and gets very upset when her mother Susheela (Himani Shivpuri), arranges for her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, flamboyance
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, true love, family relations, destiny, romance, love affair, couples, looking for love, mistaken identity, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 304
Viva Rena (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Greece
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Rena and her brother Stratakis trying to establish themselves as singers in Athens without fail successfully, unlike their cousin, Pepita NTU peaks that has become famous singer in Italy. A efolplistis, Lambros Fokas, who had met the Pepita few ...
Plot: greek, diva, false name, misunderstanding, dual identity, dancing, party, singer, hellenic
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, athens, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Para Para Sakura (2001)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: Phillip (Aaron Kwok) is a dance instructor who holds a class devoted to the latest dance craze, Para Para. While in Shanghai, he meets Yee (Cecilia Cheung), a spoiled rich girl who is running away from her impending arranged marriage. Soon, Yee ...
Style: sincere, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: true love, couples, fall in love, love affair, romance, wedding, love and romance, dancer's life, bittersweet, artists and showbiz, love, chinese ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Melodies of the Vera Quarter (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This musical is based on old Georgian vaudevilles and plays. The early 20th century. Old Tiflis is in confusion and turmoil. A mysterious fairy is helping the poor Pavle’s family: real wood is burning in his old, neglected fireplace, wherein a pot ...
Plot: family relations, ballet, falling in love, theft, poverty, father daughter relationship, love, fall in love
Place: tbilisi, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sunshine on Leith (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Davy and Ally have to re-learn how to live life in Edinburgh after coming home from serving in Afghanistan. Both struggle to learn to live a life outside the army and to deal with the everyday struggles of family, jobs and relationships. Sunshine on ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: homecoming, starting over, family relations, fall in love, love and romance, ex military, haunted by the past, parents and children, buddies, friends, siblings relations, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Summer Lovers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Michael Pappas and his girlfriend, Cathy, are enjoying the white sand beaches of a Greek island as well as the freewheeling nature of the locals. When Michael meets Lina, who is in Greece from Paris doing archaeological work, he is enamored with the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), island, infidelity, vacation, greek island, romance, youth, young lovers, femme fatale, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Transistor Love Story (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Phaen is a suburban young man with a great love for music. He never misses a chance to show off his voice at temple fairs in his village. It is at one of the fairs that he meets and falls in love with Sadao. On their wedding day, Phaen gives Sadao a ...
Plot: military service, military draft, forgiveness, jail, drunkenness, singing, employer employee relationship, love, transistor radio, singer, marriage, village ...
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, colourful, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bollywood, culture clash, initially antagonists, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, jane austen, modern day adaptation, couple relations, class differences, fall in love, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, asia, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Searching for You (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Etsinnässä (Searching for You) is a story about Joni, a young man in his twenties, who returns to his hometown for summer vacation from university. While on his vacation, Joni tries to find himself and happiness.
Plot: young people, summer, love, happiness, coming of age, depression, summer vacation, writing, sarcasm, friendship, university, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Dirty Dancing (2017)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle, and nothing is ever the same for anyone in the Houseman family. Not only are the ...
Style: romantic, light, entertaining, sweet
Plot: dancer's life, love story, fall in love, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, unlikely couple, culture clash, forbidden love, guilty pleasure, adaptation, dancing, stereotypes ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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