Movies like The Roly Poly Man

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The Roly Poly Man (1994)
 7.2
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The Roly Poly Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Private detective Dirk Trent, a collector of cigarette butts, a "smooth" ladies man, a wearer of bad suits, and he's convinced there's more to an incident he caught on tape, where a man seemed about to murder his mistress with an axe. Delving deeper, the film enters some seldom-trodden territory as it slips easily into horror and sci-fi, while still maintaining the hilarious dialogue
Plot: monster, morgue, computer, telephone, gun, nun, taxi, private detective, security guard, schoolgirl, beer, bus, night, widow, motel, woman with a gun, cigarette smoking, receptionist, car driving, nurse, wife murders husband, husband wife relationship, headphones, bus driver, girl with glasses ...
Place: sydney australia

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Most similar movies to The Roly Poly Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, psychotronic and absurd films with plots about bespectacled male, telephone call, man with glasses, apology, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship and farce mostly in Comedy, Sci-Fi and Horror genres. Some movies like The Roly Poly Man: The Clinic (1982), The Bit Part (1988), Malcolm (1986), Henry's Night In (1969), My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
 86
The Clinic (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A comedic, dramatic day in the lives of employees and patients at a venereal disease clinic.
Plot: doctor, acoustic guitar, towel, gay slur, beer, magazine, locker, water cooler, brunette, man with glasses, suicide, posing for a photograph ...
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 170
The Bit Part (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Career counsellor Michael Thornton decides to change his career and become an actor. He dreams of performing Shakespeare but ends up in a television ad where only his hands appear on camera. He finds a friend in actress Mary McAllister (Nicole ...
Plot: midlife crisis, struggling actor, tv commercial, showbiz, stomach, parking a car, laughter, looking in a window, toilet paper, euphemism, handbag, tap dancer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.2
 2K
Malcolm (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical genius, who has just been fired for building his own tram. He gets Frank, who has just been released from jail, to move in to help pay the bills. Malcolm, with Franks help, turns to a life of crime. Malcolm ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: unemployment, heist, bank, remote control, cons and scams, disorder, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, misfit, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, lisbon portugal, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie sets off for England with his aunt, Edna Everage, to advance his cultural education. Bazza is an innocent abroad, fond of beer, Bondi and beautiful sheilas, but he soon settles into the Australian ghetto in Earls Court, where his old ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, love and romance, friendship, fish out of water, rich and poor, fall in love, nightclub, culture clash, friends, power relations, adventure, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe, england, london, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Henry's Night In (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A nerdy guy mixes up a magic formula and becomes invisible whenever he sneezes. He uses his power of invisibility to sneak into his neighbors' bedrooms at night when their husbands aren't home and have his way with them.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: invisibility, telephone call, female nudity, husband wife relationship, mouse, man with glasses, henpecked husband, shower, party, masturbation, auction, bubble bath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, space and aliens, friendship, fall in love, alien encounter, misfit, love and romance, goofy hero, supernatural, danger, single father ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 945
The Big Steal (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danny wants two things in life more than anything else, one is a Jaguar and the other is Joanna Johnson. After Danny is conned into trading his Nissan Cedric for a 1973 Jaguar, he plots to win Joanna and get revenge against the sleazy car dealer ...
Plot: female director, bicycle, telephone, blindfold, father daughter relationship, train, night, opening a window, classroom, father son relationship, knocking on a window, traffic light ...
Place: melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Some Time Later (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Planet Earth, 9177. The remains of humankind live in a post-apocalyptic environment divided into only two social classes: the ruling king and the oligarchs who inhabit the Representative Building and the poor of the world who hardly survive in the ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: distant future, desert, apocalypse, fight, politics, poverty, surrealism, revolution, barbershop, lemonade, king, flying man ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.7
 120K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, suburbs, friendship, profanity, goofy hero, save the world, space and aliens, partners, buddies, living with parents, alien encounter, evil alien ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: suspenseful, not serious, macabre, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: parasite, alien, axe, zombie, survival, monster, violence, undead, teenager, police, college, corpse ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, year 1986 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
What's Up, Hideous Sun Demon (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Z-grade horror flick "The Hideous Sun Demon" re-dubbed and re-edited into a monster-movie spoof about a suntan lotion that works from the inside out (it also has a certain side effect).
Plot: monster, parody, farce
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nancy Archer has had an alien encounter and it's left her 50 ft. tall! Now she sees the men in her life from a new angle - looking down on them - and it's time to fight back.
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, offbeat, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: womanizer, alien, giant, vengeance, couple relations, supernatural, mutant, gender, creature feature, husband wife relationship, feminism, convertible ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 360
Stranded (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman and her grandmother living in an isolated farmhouse are kidnapped by aliens.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: hostage situation, siege, alien invasion, disposing of a dead body, human versus alien, ufo, stranded, villain, lie, reporter, alien, porch ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lolita from Interstellar Space (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An undeniably beautiful alien is sent to Earth to study the complex mating rituals of human beings, which leads to the young interstellar traveler experiencing the passion that surrounds the centuries-old ritual of the species.
Plot: nurse, alien, female nudity, male nudity, panties, nurse uniform, nurse hat, lolita, hot, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Nice Plate of Spinach (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The heroes of this absurd comedy, full of confusion and humor are Dzharda Zemanek and Frantisek Liska.
Style: dark humor, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: locked in, prison, accomplice, face mask, lie, on the run, foot chase, locked door, chase, scientific experiment, experiment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 2K
Steak (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A French comedy with comedians Eric & Ramzy made by Quentin Dupieux a.k.a. Mr. Oizo.
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, surreal, dark humor ...
Plot: money raising, gang, buddies, friends, society, physical appearance, disorder, parody, fish out of water, crimes, life is a bitch, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Space Milkshake (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four low-ranking astronauts are stuck together on an orbital Sanitation Station after they bring a mysterious device aboard their ship and all life on Earth disappears. Little do they know they are about to come under attack by a mutating rubber ...
Plot: space station, spacecraft, doppelganger, spacesuit, scrabble, talking computer, man in underwear, androids, computer, bathtub, bubble bath, sandwich ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Deep Throat Part II (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Nurse Linda Lovelace works for libidinous sex therapist Dr. Jayson. One of the patients she is treating is Dilbert Lamb, a meek geek who's harboring plans for a top secret government computer. Both the KGB and FBI alike attempt to enlist ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film, sex comedy
Plot: deep throat, nurse, russian accent, foreign agent, scientist, implied sex, female spy, government agent, sexploitation, computer, soviet spy, moustache ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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You Are a Widow, Sir (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a soldier cuts off the arm of king's cousin, king decides to deactivate the army. Of course, generals don't like it at all and they try to kill the king. The assassin should be artificial body in the shape of actress Evelina Keleti ...
Style: absurd, dark humor, psychotronic, experimental, cult film
Plot: switching bodies, fictitious kingdom, street fight, wedding, friendship between men, pretending to be someone else, sabre, wrapped in a towel, billionaire, gadget, invitation, reading a newspaper ...
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Who Wants to Kill Jessie? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this zany Czechoslovakian comedy, a scientist invents a machine that projects a sleeping person's dream on a screen; disaster soon follows when the machine malfunctions and the cartoon-like dream characters become very real!
Style: absurd, cult film, psychotronic, comic
Plot: comics, cowboy, mad scientist, dream, superhero, fantasy becomes reality, washing someone, judge, love triangle, escape, plan gone wrong, rooftop ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Night of the Comet (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, survival, post apocalypse, end of the world, mad scientist, chaos, save the world, danger, comet, catastrophe, chase, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 12K
Chopping Mall (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of teenagers that work at the mall all get together for a late night party in one of the stores. When the mall goes on lock down before they can get out, the robot security system activates after a malfunction and goes on a killing spree. ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, murder, party, technology gone awry, gory, society, a.i., danger, race against time, deadly, robot, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 256K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, twists and turns, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, small town, british, reunion, obsessive quest, bar, anti heroes, profanity, alcohol abuse, friends, anti hero, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 39K
Sleeper (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Miles Monroe, a clarinet-playing health food store proprietor, is revived out of cryostasis 200 years into a future world in order to help rebels fight an oppressive government regime.
Style: futuristic, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, farce, cloning, distopia, robot, poet, fish out of water, political unrest, mistaken identity, fighting the system, nothing goes right, chases and races ...
Time: future, 70s, 22nd century, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention of a group of people who want to take over ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, materialism, family relations, conspiracy, kidnapping, satire, gender, disorder, experiment gone awry, eccentric family, fish out of water, memory loss ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.4
 209
Dickshark (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A romantic couple get more than they expected after the husband's experiments with penis-enlargement cream go awry. Wait, this is not a porn story. Rather, it is an absurd science-fiction movie that features a curious new species, the ...
Style: absurd
Plot: exploitation, shark, mad scientist, giant spider, monster, pistol, blood, white panties, lingerie, sex scene, blue jeans, caucasian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 418
Beer Money (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three guys find a space alien in the woods and attempt to sell it to a tabloid TV show, with disastrous results.
Style: dark humor
Plot: alien, beer, reporter, ufo, breasts, morality
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 104
Starhops (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three carhops try to help save a failing drive-in restaurant.
Plot: loan, roller skates, female director, father son relationship, gun, saying goodbye, threat to kill, opening a door, explosion, honking a car horn, set up, rescue ...
Time: 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sexual Chemistry (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert, an overworked chemist experimenting with new sex-enhancing drug, uses himself as a human guinea pig in order to make an impending deadline. Sexual Chemistry DVD His new drug works wonders on his libido, but has an unexpected side-effect: it ...
Style: sexploitation film, erotic, sex comedy
Plot: chemistry, body swapping, handcuffed woman, breasts, taking off shoes, prankster, chemist, fish out of water, mistaken identity, secret, taking a shower, promiscuity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Ratings Game (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A New Jersey trucker creates a hit TV show with help from his girlfriend in the ratings business.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, biting, cynical ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, manipulations, ambition, partners, workplace, showbiz, workplace romance, tv show, media satire, cons and scams, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%