Movies like Pompa

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Pompa (1980)
Pompa (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Story: Based on a popular komiks serial by Elena Patron.
Plot: heist, treasure, ghost, wedding, gold, death, billiards, gun, cemetery, curse, mirror, disco, fire, murder, jeep, band, mishap, gold bar, candle, lipstick, heart attack, falling down stairs, eyepatch, pigtails, comics ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, offbeat and surreal films with plots about death, hospital, family relations, ghost, cemetery, murder and flashback mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Pompa: Grandpa Is Dead (2009), Shake, Rattle & Roll X (2008), The Bride and the Lover (2013), Kalyanaraman (2002), Night Across the Street (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Petrang Kabayo At Ang Pilyang Kuting (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At the age of 21, Petra will transform into a horse. This is a fulfillment of the curse Silveria, the goddess of horses, put upon Kulas, Petra's father, after she caught him maltreated a horse. And the curse will only be lifted if Petra will do ...
Plot: stepmother, kidnapping, curse, fairy, groceries, storyteller, barbershop, suicide attempt, talking horse, stupidity, human becoming an animal, death of father ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Grandpa Is Dead (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A large family with lots of issues gather together to mourn the death of the family patriarch. But getting in the way of their genuine grief are a bunch of superstitions about the dead, and the family's inability to deal with their issues in a ...
Plot: grandfather, superstition, death, family relations, fainting, funeral, dysfunctional family, customs, burial
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Shake, Rattle & Roll X (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This anthology features three chilling horror movies that include tales of supernatural beings and other beasts, such as "Nieves" in which a local hero must save her hometown from rampaging nature spirits known as Engkanto. In ...
Style: anthology
Plot: supernatural, nun, flashback, vampire slayer, student, yearbook, revenge, school, hospital, campus, security guard, hip hop ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Bride and the Lover (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the story, Vivian is sole heir to a business empire. Sheila is Vivian's friend who is a lifestyle magazine editor. Meanwhile, Philip is the hottest bachelor in town engaged to be wed to Vivian. However, a scandalous revelation tears the ...
Plot: magazine, priest, hospital, swimming pool, mansion, drinking, billiards, change, groom, bar, wedding, car salesman ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Kalyanaraman (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An old man (Dileep) narrates his love story and about the curse his family possess to a bunch of teenagers.
Plot: astrologer, death, superstition, wedding, old man, marriage, fire, horoscope, curse, canceled wedding, hospital, tragic event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Your Only Mother: This Is The Last! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A few months after Ina left the position as the President of the Philippines, she is back in the media limelight as she releases a book of her life in her journey as a mother to her children and as a mother to the people of the Philippines. Ina now ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: mother, female protagonist, children, parent child relationship, motherhood, death, illness, family feud, anxiety, family relations, family problems, family ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Night Across the Street (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama centered on an office worker on the verge of retirement who begins to relive both real and imagined memories.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: aging, haunted by the past, elderly, introspection, surrealism, childhood memory, tragic event, boarding house, memory, money, promise, love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Midas Touch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Drama about a 12-year-old boy who fantasises about having enough money to be able to cure his grandmother's serious heart condition. When he finds himself in a haunted house, the mysterious owner 'grants' him one wish - the Midas ...
Plot: gold, cheating, bully, heart condition, pawnshop, grandmother grandson relationship
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Toto the Hero (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thomas and Alfred were born around the same time; a fire in the nursery had nurses scrambling to save the newborns. Because he felt that he deserved Alfred's good fortune at being born into a wealthy family, Thomas conceives the idea that he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Plot: aging, family relations, childhood, human nature, parents and children, social differences, mistaken identity, friendship, coming of age, love and romance, golden years, youth ...
Time: 90s, future, near future
Place: germany, europe, egypt, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Petra, the Horse (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Peter Kasimsiman was once a submissive son to his parents. But losing his mother at a tender age, left him with an abusive father who only knew of tending to his carriage horse, Brown Beauty. Peter is eager to win the love and attention of his ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, reboot
Plot: adopted son, half sister, transformation, arrogance, adoptive mother, abusive father, ranch, horse, daughter, death, gay culture, dead horse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Heavenly Judgement (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lawyers Andrew and Benjamin are friends who share a lot, but their work puts them on opposite sides. Their trials do not occur in this life but in the afterlife. They are members of the Sky Court deciding where a human soul should go after death- ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, melancholic, sincere
Plot: justice, redemption, dishonesty, life philosophy, friends, buddies, friendship, transformation, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
When the Love Is Gone (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When the Love Is Gone is a 2013 Filipino romantic drama film directed by Andoy Ranay, starring Cristine Reyes, Gabby Concepcion, Alice Dixson, Andi Eigenmann, and Jake Cuenca. The film is distributed by Viva Films with co-production of Multivision ...
Plot: murder, chance meeting, death of lover, boat, heart attack, extramarital affair, cupcake, college, beach resort, other woman, art exhibition, closeted gay ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Interview (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Federico Fellini welcomes us into his world of film making with a mockumentary about his life in film, as a Japanese film crew follows him around.
Style: sentimental, stylized, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performer's life, breaking the fourth wall, interview, shower, fog, christmas, rain ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Only Mother (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story evolves around the ups and downs of being a single mother, Ina the main protaganist. Her three husbands leave her with 12 children and a financial problems that she needs to shoulder. Simple plot with a hilarious cast. Packed with laughs ...
Plot: gay, mother, single parent, parent child relationship, children, single, female protagonist, parenthood, death of husband, motherhood, sibling rivalry, circumcision ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Stray Cats (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two bestfriends, a gay man and a woman, are always unlucky in finding love.
Plot: novelist, gay man has sex with a woman, advertising, cold war, cologne, writers, female executive, cat, advertising agency, pickpocket, gay, cemetery ...
Time: year 1981, year 1983, 80s
Place: europe, west germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
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Nympha (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: A re-imagination of the Celso Ad Castillo classic, "Nympha" tells the story of an orphan woman named Nympha living in a backward province with a narrow minded aunt who is a religious fanatic.
Plot: female nudity, murder, cemetery, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ebbie (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this updated retelling of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," ruthless business-woman and shopping store owner Elizabeth "Ebbie" Scrooge is taught the true spirit of Christmas by three Spirits who visit her.
Plot: christmas, death, switching roles, sister, scrooge, ghost, marketing
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Skeletons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In writer-director Nick Whitfield's black indie comedy, a pair of "exorcists" (Ed Gaughan and Andrew Buckley) with the power to rid people of their secrets agree to help a woman (Paprika Steen) whose daughter (Tuppence Middleton) is ...
Style: humorous, surreal, contemplative, captivating, witty ...
Plot: missing person, supernatural, odd couple, ghost, partners, society, friendship, secret, countryside, death, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: angel, pregnancy, family relations, guardian angel, ghost, redemption, family life, hopes, death, hospital, tour guide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chiba appears seven days before a person dies an unexpected death. His job is to observe the person for seven days then decide either to ‘execute’ or ‘pass over’. Today, again, in the rain, he waits. His subject, her death due in seven days, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, betrayal, gangsters, destiny, changing the past or future, out of the way, future dystopia, angel, hopes, workplace situations, grim reaper, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Mistress (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young woman is torn between the affections of her two lovers. One is a young bachelor who brings passion into her life. The other is a married man who has kept her as his mistress for years. Architect JD has a chip on his shoulder about his father ...
Plot: mistress, filipino, female director, husband wife relationship, wedding, billiards, bookstore, rivalry, seamstress, customer, large family, heart attack ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, hopes, power relations, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, year 1968, year 1971 ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Trap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of the rebuilding of their lives by the survivors of the disaster caused by Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines, particularly focusing on the struggles of a mother who lost their children.
Plot: crucifix, bible quote, fire, loss of child, death, hospital, survivor, typhoon
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Die Beautiful (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trisha, a Filipino transgender woman, suddenly dies while being crowned in a beauty pageant. Her last wish was to be presented as a different celebrity on each night of her wake.
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: beauty pageant, female impersonator, makeover, funeral, friendship, lgbt, death, family relations, transsexual, beauty queen, waking up, trans woman ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Temptation Island (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dina (Dina Bonnevie), Suzanne (Jennifer Cortez), Bambi (Bambi Arambulo) and Azenith (Azenith Briones) join the famed Miss Manila Sunshine contest, which brought them together on a yacht cruise as part of the pageants semi-finals. By some freak ...
Plot: beach, ocean, sex, island, high society, cannibalism, desertion, yacht, castaway, sun, dune, rescue ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Indian mother Mrs Sethi's obsession with marrying off her daughter turns murderous. With jokes that routinely miss the mark and cringeworthy slapstick, this black comedy farce shouldn't work. Somehow, though, it does.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, dark humor, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, serial killer, love and romance, looking for love, parents and children, wooing, family relations, deadly, crimes, ghost, mother son relationship, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh, Angels of everyday focuses on a few intimate family members: a recently widowed young doctor Ester; a school canteen cook and her son; a driving instructor, his wife, and their closest relatives.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, light, psychotronic
Plot: stalking, angel, husband wife relationship, loss of family member, death, depression, coincidence, mother son relationship, help, female director, bridge, hugging ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Boxers Go to Heaven (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tragicomic story about a former boxing champion, unbeaten in the ring, but beaten by alcohol.
Plot: boxer, heaven, hospital, resurrection, boxing, cemetery, alcohol abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Angel John (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Maradonna (Shanthnoo) is an aimless youngster who likes to waste his time doing practically nothing other than fooling around. For him everything in life is Oru Rasam (just fun). He likes to take the easy way out and lacks focus in his life. He is ...
Plot: angel, money, illegal drugs, death, children, desire, irresponsible, slacker, guardian angel, suicidal thoughts, internet cafe, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, womanizer, fish out of water, switching roles, murder, gender, redemption, love and romance, partners, battle of the sexes, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%