Movies like Happy End 1967

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Happy End (1967)
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Happy End (1967)
Original name: Happy end
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A dark comedy about a murder and its consequences presented in a backwards manner, where death is actually a rebirth. The film starts with an "execution" of the main protagonist and goes back to explore his previous actions and motivations.
Style: dark humor, avant garde, absurd, psychotronic
Plot: prison, wedding, female nudity, striptease, horse race, death sentence, unfaithful wife, murder, funeral, corpse, hippopotamus, surrealism, mother in law, butcher, cookie, murder of wife, severed head, absurdism, severed arm, decapitation, wedding ceremony, guillotine, body in a trunk, capital punishment, butcher knife

Most similar movies to Happy End

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, dark humor, realistic and semi serious films with plots about murder, crimes, crime, female nudity, police investigation, death and deadly mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Happy End: Straw Hat (1972), Devilish Honeymoon (1970), Kaizokuban Bootleg Film (1999), Delicatessen (1991), The Hangover Part III (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Four Murders Are Enough, Darling (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two criminal gangs are ruthlessly fighting for a 1-million dollar check that, purely by chance, got into the flat of shy high school teacher George Camel. As the number of victims sharply increases, Camel is mistakenly regarded as a mass murderer ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: hit in the face, soap, stabbed in the back, co worker co worker relationship, visit, satire, impersonation, blood splatter, multiple deaths, breaking the fourth wall, punched in the face, disguise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 118
Straw Hat (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Slacker Maurice Fadinar wasted his whole inheritance and the only way out of this situation, as it seems, to marry Helen Nonankur - daughter of a wealthy farmer. At the last meeting with his mistress in a nearby forest Fadinar's horse eats ...
Plot: virginity, lack of money, awkward situation, officer, debt, singer, straw hat, locked door, aristocrat, farce, gift, groom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Devilish Honeymoon (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Black comedy about a genius inventor and two young, smart and beautiful women. Both of them putting all their effort into getting the one man. This will inevitable lead to all sorts of mischief, crime and even a murder. This murder-comedy, shot at ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic, dark humor
Plot: manipulative woman, womanizer, wedding, female antagonist, newlywed, manipulative behavior, marriage, manipulative person, honeymoon, suspicion, rival, workplace romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Kaizokuban Bootleg Film (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two best friends—Tatsuo, a retiring Yakuza member, and Kiyoshi, a cop—travel to the funeral of a woman they both loved.
Style: dark humor
Plot: yakuza, funeral, postmodernism, road trip, dead body in car trunk, gangster, gunshot, body in a trunk, gangsters, police officer, corpse
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 80K
Delicatessen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his ...
Style: dark humor, cult film, futuristic, surreal, stylized ...
Plot: distopia, cannibalism, clown, escape, satire, post apocalyptic, underground, butcher, suicide attempt, post apocalypse, french, love affair ...
Time: future
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Hangover Part III (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hung over, dentist, farce, drugs/alcohol, vacation, overbearing, irresponsible, friends, plan gone awry, escapades, chases and races, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
 5K
Buffet Froid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An absurd black comedy that cunningly reverses the conventions of the crime thriller to comment on the alienating and dehumanizing effects of contemporary urban life. Alphonse Tram is unwittingly involved in several murders despite having no memory ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, surreal ...
Plot: murder, unemployment, missing person, crime, investigation, crimes, resentment, estrangement, rebelliousness, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mean Frank and Crazy Tony (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: There's trouble in Frankie Diomede's criminal empire in Genoa. A French gangster has moved into his territory, so he flies home to take care of business. He promptly has himself arrested so that he'll have the perfect alibi when the ...
Plot: carabinieri, police officer knocked unconscious, gangsters, italian police, prison escape, french giallo, escape, police chase, police officer, killed in police car, police officer killed, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Hubert the Smart Boy (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Titulní hrdina komediálního filmu je typický žižkovský frajer. S chytrostí a šarmem si vyřizuje otevřené účty s policejním inspektorem Mourkem, který ho chce stůj co stůj dostat do kriminálu. Jenže Fešák Hubert unikne z každé ...
Plot: uninvited guest, fake identity, man wearing a wig, police detective, following someone, smoking in bed, newspaper, husband wife relationship, eavesdropping, dog, fight, binoculars ...
Time: 1920s
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Female Trouble (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is raped, becomes a single ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquent, nudity (full frontal - brief), hitchhiker, electric chair, graphic violence, hitchhiking, physical appearance, crimes, crime, violence spree, death sentence, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, crime, crime gone awry, crimes, gangsters, dog, screenwriter, kidnapping, partners in crime, mob boss, neo noir, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1954, year 1963 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.7
 1K
Superheroes (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hilarious comedy that tells the fight of three brothers, something ridiculous, trying to free his sister police, unfairly accused of selling drugs.
Plot: striptease, car chase, wedding, hospital, police, prostitute, gun, prison, sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 179
Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, decapitation, newspaper, parody, small town life, who done it, psychopath, social relations, media, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 11K
Clay Pigeons (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with ...
Style: dark humor, clever, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, small town, mechanic, psychopath, false accusation, widow, diner, fbi, bar, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 1K
Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, serial killer, disorder, looking for love, thirty something, writers, crimes, crime, gory, blood, tragedy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, private detective, investigation, police detective, family relations, family business, family life, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 1K
Mr. Freedom (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pro-America superhero destroys France to prevent Communists from taking over.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: manipulation, fascism, surrealism, woman strangled to death, freedom, superhero, anti fascism, conspiracy, american abroad, power, death of protagonist, dead woman on floor ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Devil and Ms. D (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Cora is in a professional crisis, two of her patients have succumbed to each other. Stanislaus Nagy appears in her practice, a strange young man possessed by Maria Callas. But Cora has anything but a harmless Callas admirer. The man ...
Plot: sexual attraction, psychiatrist, murder, devil, lie, female nudity, masturbation
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Fork in the Road (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An escaped convict and a woman ponder what to do with a not-quite-dead body.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, kidnapping, on the run, convict, crimes, deadly, odd couple, nothing goes right, danger, confined, chases and races, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a ...
Style: dark humor, funny, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, mafia, murder, farce, crimes, crime, comedy of errors, opposites attract, unlikely partners, love affair, misfit, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, montreal, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 22K
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person ...
Style: disturbing, sexual, witty, sexy, controversial ...
Plot: obsession, vandalism, transvestism, perversion, strong sexual content, arson, mother son incest, sexual perversion, dehumanization, nudity (full frontal - brief), cannibalism, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: maryland, usa, baltimore, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Madness in the Method (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jason wants to be taken more seriously as an actor, so he asks his friend Kevin Smith for advice, and decides to become a method actor. Trouble is, being a method actor drives him mad and he slowly becomes a serial killer.
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, absurd
Plot: alternate reality, insanity, murder, brutality, filmmaking, sex scene, part animation, book, actor, weapons, actor playing himself, violence ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 7K
Wrong Cops (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Russia, USA, Belgium, Angola, Portugal
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of bad cops look to dispose of a body that one of them accidentally shot.
Style: humorous, realistic, dark humor, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, police station, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting crime, partners against crime, partners, goofy hero, corrupt law enforcer, murder, death, clumsiness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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America's Deadliest Home Video (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A man videotaping his road trip is taken hostage by three criminals and forced to tape their crime spree, including robberies and murder.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial killer, murder, romance, hostage, female nudity, serial murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 827
Boystown (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor works in a real estate agency in the well-known Chueca neighborhood of Madrid. He hides a terrible secret: he makes apartments available for sale by murdering the old ladies owners that live in them. Then, refurbishes and decorates the ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay couple, who done it, parents and children, family relations, couples, gender, gentrification, real estate agent, inheritance, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: National Lampoon's Gold Diggers is a black comedy about two losers in their twenties, Calvin Menhoffer (Will Friedle) and Leonard Smallwood (Chris Owen), who are out to get the good life without working for it. The two young men try to rob two ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, feel good, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, dishonesty, buddies, crimes, partners, nothing goes right, intrigue, cons and scams, disorder, criminal heroes, loss of fortune, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Undertaker's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mario Bellini's life as an undertaker may not be filled with romance, but his funeral parlor certainly sees some action: Business is booming because of a local mob war. While wise guys are being bumped off left and right, Mario is asked by ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, anti hero, profanity, love and romance, chases and races, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, anti heroes, dishonesty, graphic violence, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dissolved and Effused (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pražský policejní inspektor Trachta a jeho nezkušený praktikant Hlaváček pátrají po záhadně zmizelém továrníkovi Bierhanzlovi. Jeho továrna se zabývala výrobou vyhlášené masti pro růst vlasů. Pan továrník však náhle ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: interrogation, whodunit, hospital, seductive woman, colleague colleague relationship, suspect, psychological manipulation, mental patient, police interrogation, murder suspect, investigation, bathtub ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague czechoslovakia, central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 418K
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For Nick, Kurt and Dale, the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, entertaining, funny, absurd ...
Plot: dentist, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, comedy of errors, plan gone awry, employer employee relationship, group of friends, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, murder, power relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Underbelly Blues (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uforic, a cowardly gangster rapper, hitches a ride with York, a redneck who takes him out to the desert to execute him for fun. But before York is able to pull the trigger, Uforic tells him about a secret transaction involving a mysterious briefcase ...
Plot: gangster, money, death, sex, methamphetamine, pickpocket, prison, midget, murder, police, gangsters, smuggling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%