Movies like My Father Up the Tree

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My Father Up the Tree (1969)
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My Father Up the Tree (1969)
Original name: أبي فوق الشجرة
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, dancing, prostitute, family relations, mistress, train, courtesan, beach, singing, tourism, alcohol, singer, lie, summer vacation, nightclub, father son relationship, swimming pool, brother sister relationship, smoking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sunset, friend, rent, guilt, belly dancer ...
Place: lebanon

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Most similar movies to My Father Up the Tree

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about dancing, dancer, singer, singing, song, family relations and mother son relationship mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Father Up the Tree: The Sins (1962), Take Care of Zuzu (1972), Un paraíso bajo las estrellas (2000), Chanthupottu (2005), Apollo Goes on Holiday (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sins (1962)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Hussein and Ahmad are brothers. Hussein falls in love with a colleague, but his father mysteriously decides that Ahmad should marry her instead.
Plot: newborn baby, election, betrayal, adoption, brother brother relationship, love, father daughter relationship, lawyer, camping, sadness, university student, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Take Care of Zuzu (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 132 min.
Story: When a college professor falls for one of his students, his fiancée decides to expose the student's shameful secret to all.
Plot: jealousy, musical performance, egyptian, belly dancer, wedding reception, musical number, dancer, dance, belly dancing, dance number, fiancee, dancing ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Un paraíso bajo las estrellas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Like her mother before her, beautiful Sissy wants to be a dancer at the Tropicana, Havana's famous cabaret. But her father, Candido, forbids her to do so because of his ongoing grudge against Armando, his former rival and choreographer at the ...
Style: serious, humorous, captivating, touching, neo screwball comedy
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mistaken identity, false accusation, father daughter relationship, revenge, mother daughter relationship, dancing, seduction, abandoned by mother, chorus line, brother sister sex, male full rear nudity ...
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 668
Chanthupottu (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Chanthupottu is a 2005 Malayalam film directed by Lal Jose, written by Benny P. Nayarambalam, and produced by Lal. The story is about a man named Radhakrishnan who was brought up like a girl by his grandmother.
Plot: dancing, romance, beach, elopement, grandmother, transformation, reunion, dancer, false accusation, fisherman, revenge, transvestite ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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 ⇓
29%
 6.8
 449
Cinderella '80 (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In this contemporary retelling of the Cinderella story, a feisty 18-year-old Italian-American New Yorker named Cindy is sent off to Rome with her irascible stepmother and vain stepsisters. On the way, she meets, and falls in love with, globetrotting ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic
Plot: dance, dancing, teenage girl, band, classical music, song, singer, father son relationship, male female relationship, incognito, astrologer, stepsister stepsister relationship ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 10K
No Entry (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Kishen is a newspaper baron married to Kaajal, a housewife who suspects her husband of having numerous non-existent affairs. Pooja is the believing wife of ever-philandering globe-trotting businessman Prem. Kishen and Prem are thick pals. Sanjana ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, topical humor
Plot: womanizer, prostitute, friendship, love affair, couple relations, couples, fall in love, crimes, love and romance, politician, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pioneers in Ingolstadt (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder directs the made-for-TV melodrama Pioneers in Ingolstadt, based on the play by Marieluise Fleisser. The film opens as a parade of soldiers are marching through a town square singing patriotic songs. Alma ...
Style: rough
Plot: letter, oar, ridicule, reject, marching, falling off a bridge, self centeredness, naivete, comrade, beaten up, military uniform, barracks ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Silence... We're Rolling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Egypt
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A rollicking paean to the Hollywood and Bollywood musicals of yesteryear.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: film within a film, love affair, lifestyle, family relations, wooing, couples, romance, musician's life, love and romance, parents and children, comedy of errors, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 11K
The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, sincere, captivating, exciting, sentimental
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, wedding, party, brother brother relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, friend, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 5.8
 25K
Table 19 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.
Style: light, feel good, funny, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding reception, misfit, wedding, confession, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, male objectification, name calling, marital problem, up and down relationship, guest, intergenerational friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Standing Up for Sunny (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An isolated guy with cerebral palsy is railroaded into helping an unassertive comedienne, and finds love and acceptance through stand-up comedy.
Plot: cerebral palsy, radio, acceptance, bully, insult, humanism, empathy, singer, university, pretty girl, bully comeuppance, assault ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 911
Nearing Grace (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Did you ever wish you could get the hottest girl in school? This is the story of how non-jock Henry (Gregory Smith) indeed gets the girl, Grace (Jordana Brewster), but not without complications.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, family relations, teenage life, high school life, sexual relations, love and romance, best friends, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, rehabilitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Rajab on a Hot Tin Roof (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Sport
Country: Egypt
Story: Ragab, a small town man goes to the big city to buy a tractor to bring back home. In the big city, he quickly finds that not everything and everyone is so clear cut. Directed by and Mohamed Abdel Aziz and Ahmed Fouad.
Plot: telephone call, drinking, divorce, affair, uncle, goalkeeper, game, middle aged man, little sister, drink, marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dance Challenge (2002)
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Approaching his 18th birthday, David drops out of school and runs away from home and from a conflicting relationship with his mother Elena. The only thing that matters for him is break dancing. With his own group, the Urban Cyber Breakers, he has ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, inspirational
Plot: teenage boy, dancing, hip hop, single mother, friendship, dance contest, mother son relationship, rivalry, street gang, self discovery, music, eiffel tower paris ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 441
The Ballroom (2007)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An evening in an old time dance hall in Sao Paulo introduces us to local characters who reminisce about the past, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, of course, dance. Its earthy humour and eternal themes of ageing, loneliness and ...
Plot: dance, dancing, female director, flirt, betrayal, salsa, samba, tango, dancer, flirting
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 6K
Billy Liar (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: dream, lie, train, working class, coming of age, dull life, social climbing, society, love and romance, real world, imaginary, realism ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Same Old Song (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, UK, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Odile is a business executive looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille has just completed her doctoral thesis in history and is a Paris tour guide. Simon is a regular on Camille's tours because he's attracted to her. ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, offbeat, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tour guide, love triangle, infidelity, depression, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, artists and showbiz, bittersweet, show tunes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 118K
Hairspray (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pleasantly plump teenager, Tracy Turnblad and her best friend, Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show – and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, romantic, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: artists and showbiz, teenage love, dream come true, follow your dream, dance, dancing, underdog, romance, dream, friendship, racism, overweight ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: baltimore, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 5K
Tito and Me (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Goran Markovic, known more for his dramatic work, achieved something that's eluded many great filmmakers - both smart and funny comedy. Based loosely on his own life as a kid growing up in Tito's communist Yugoslavia in the 1950s, the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: politics, obsession, satire, youth, innocence lost, political unrest, distopia, ruler, revolution, society, coming of age, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 485K
La La Land (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile ...
Style: dramatic, romantic, melancholic, colourful, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jazz, pianist, love, music, dancing, bigger dreams, jazz club, audition, passion, jazz musician, dance ...
Place: los angeles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 1K
All I Wish (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.
Style: romantic, romanticism, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: birthday, birthday present, surprise birthday party, fashion designer, birthday party, living together, self doubt, older man younger woman relationship, older woman younger man relationship, wedding, dating, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: santa monica california, california, usa, paris france, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.4
 1K
Disco Dancer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's ...
Style: romantic, sincere, emotional, entertaining, cult film
Plot: singer, love, rise and fall, dancing, performer, dancer, fame, false accusation, death of mother, death, father daughter relationship, attempted murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Wife of an Important Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: murder, neighbor, small town, police, corruption, death, freedom of speech, politics, terror, miscarriage, murder of father, suicide ...
Time: year 1977, year 1975
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Star Without Sparkle (1985)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Dorina Pineda is a Sampaguita vendor idolizing the most famous singing sensation in the country, Lavinia Arguilles. Lavina with her ego getting big, drives away her fans and even her boyfriend Nico Escobar. He later discovers Dorina as a wonderful ...
Plot: intrigue, hypocrisy, aunt niece relationship, separation, poverty, villainess, tyrant, rags to riches, competition, recording studio, villain turns good, femme fatale ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 2K
Bootmen (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sean Odkin loves to dance much to his fathers distain. When the woman he loves cannot return his love Sean goes in search of the only thing that can make him whole again and that is dancing.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, tap dance, tap dancing, family relations, brother brother relationship, follow your dream, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, against the odds, ambition, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: australia, sydney australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 537
Ruben Guthrie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Australian film about a hard-partying Sydney ad man who seeks to start a new chapter in his life.
Style: ambiguous ending, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: gay, lgbt, sexy woman, fiancee, alcoholic, screaming, alcoholics anonymous, support group, sex scene, kitchen, australian, friendship between men ...
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
St. Patrick's Day (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An Irish family has a reunion near St Patrick's Day, and all of the expected drama ensues.
Plot: massage, vegetarian, family relations, family reunited, veil, writers, male female relationship, pipe, dancer, poem, driving, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 37K
Devdas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Devdas is sent away by his father so he can improve himself but upon his return his father still doesn’t welcome him back. Devdas and Paro are in love but Paro is a lower caste and is set to be married to an older widower. Devdas is devastated ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, love triangle, unfulfillment, forbidden love, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, self destructing, family relations, fall in love, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 1900s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: india, london, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%