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Hardware Dealer Numbskull Emptybrook, the President's Son-in-Law (1978)
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Hardware Dealer Numbskull Emptybrook, the President's Son-in-Law (1978)
Original name: Rautakauppias Uuno Turhapuro, presidentin vävy
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro, a useless bum who has married money, creates havoc around his father-in-law's presidential campaign. He dresses up as his long-lost, wealthy brother from America, but things go awry when the real brother appears. At some point Uuno takes up a job at a hardware store, only to warm up a classic TV sketch perfected years earlier by the film's writer-producer Spede Pasanen. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki
Plot: president, laziness, social climber, fortune hunter, son in law, father in law, marriage for money, idle rich, hardware store

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and light films with plots about marriage for money, social climber, laziness, fortune hunter, son in law, idle rich and father in law mostly in Comedy and Western genres. Some movies like Hardware Dealer Numbskull Emptybrook, the President's Son-in-Law: Lottovoittaja UKK Turhapuro (1976), Numbskull Emptybrook (1973), Tupla-Uuno (1988), Professori Uuno D.G. Turhapuro (1975), Numbskull Emptybrook in Spain (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Numbskul Emptybrook Back in the Country (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Uuno's father-in-law councillor Tuura moves to the country with his wife and daughter Elisabeth. Uuno joins them when it turns out Tuura's mansion is on the construction site of a new road. Tuura however is set on preventing this.
Plot: countryside, village life, son in law, marriage for money, gadget, laziness, fortune hunter, father in law, city country contrast, social climber
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Numbskull Emptybrook's Memory Slowly Comes Back (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro has lost his memory and thinks he's a woman. His friend sörsselssön has lost his memory too and Härski Hartikainen tries to help them.
Plot: drag, idle rich, father in law, amnesia, laziness, son in law, personality change, clown, marriage for money, diving, social climber, fortune hunter
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Lottovoittaja UKK Turhapuro (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It is the first anniversary of Uuno and Elisabet. Uuno has placed a bet with his friend Härski-Hartikainen a year ago, that if Uuno can take just one year of marriage with Elisabet, Hartikainen will treat him a festive dinner. However, Hartikainen ...
Plot: lottery, laziness, father in law, social climber, marriage for money, son in law, fortune hunter
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Marital Crisis of Numbskull Emptybrook (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Uuno's nose is proved to be so good, that he can smell behind the display window what goods are on the other side. With this fabulous smell talent Uuno is chosen to Police's police-dog school as a student among the other dogs. Meanwhile ...
Plot: marriage, fortune hunter, grocery store, garage, secretary, bet, sleepwalking, mistaken identity, mechanic, dog, social climber, beach ...
Place: finland
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84%
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Numbskull Emptybrook Loses His Memory (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro hits his head and loses his memory. Meanwhile, his friend Härski Hartikainen founds a new peace movement with unorthodox methods.
Plot: garage, amnesia, father in law, marching band, social climber, laziness, lesbian, head injury, mechanic, collision, flashback, hidden camera ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Happy End? Or How Numbskull Emptybrook Won the Hand of Such a Rich and Beautiful Lady (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Uuno moves in flight cargo to Helsinki for the search of a rich, beautiful wife. He buys elegant clothes for eight marks from an estate auction and in two weeks becomes the most pursued bachelor in town, charming all the women. He also starts as a ...
Plot: marriage, class differences, misunderstanding, class society, high society, date, black eye, wedding, boat, inventor, jet ski, restaurant ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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Numbskull Emptybrook (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Uuno goes with his wife to spend summer holiday to their villa in country, studies playing of the violin in a correspondence course and constructs an own violin with do-it-yourself-method, but quits his career when he perceives that takes his free ...
Plot: social climber, violin, eating, hunger, talent show, talent, diet, marital problem, streetcar, idle rich, marriage, friend ...
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Tupla-Uuno (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tupla-Uuno
Plot: womanizer, heiress, ceo, social climber, fortune hunter, martial arts, garage, scheme, board of directors, retirement, secretary, speedboat ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Uuno Turhapuro Suomen Tasavallan Herra Presidentti (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro becomes the President of Finland. Streets are named after him and honorary companies are arranged for him. He also tries to turn Finland into a kingdom.
Plot: bungee jump, fortune hunter, fake moustache, pet dog, president, social climber, disguise, government, laziness, archive footage, statue, modern art ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Uuno Turhapuro – kaksoisagentti (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro reads guide books to learn how to be an orchestra conductor and a secret agent. Meanwhile, his father in law hatches a complicated scheme to finally get rid of Uuno.
Plot: marriage for money, dinner, bet, laziness, surveillance, minister, gadget, invention, scheme, hypnotism, double agent, social climber ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Professori Uuno D.G. Turhapuro (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Uuno is unemployed and his friends try to arrange a job for him. With his imagination, though, and the help of Härski Hartikainen (Spede Pasanen), he somehow manages to avoid all work, until he becomes what he has always dreamt of being - a film ...
Plot: laziness, actor, beer drinking, father in law son in law relationship, fortune hunter, neighbor, professor, mother in law, domestic violence, job seeking, social climber, christmas tree ...
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Numbskull Emptybrook in the Army (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Uuno is forced to complete his mandatory military service when it is revealed that he only spent one day in the army in his youth. As is typical of the Turhapuro series his family and friends become closely tied in with these events. His friends ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: military, soldier, army, disorder, silly humor, goofy hero, hapless soldier, uniform, military officer, military service, marriage for money, social climber ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Numbskull Emptybrook in Spain (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro is searching for a job and takes a correspondence course in tour guiding. Eventually he gets a job in a small travel agency and takes a group of Finnish tourists to Marbella, Spain. Unfortunately Uuno's father-in-law Tuura is in ...
Plot: vacation, golf, hotel, disco, family vacation, summer vacation, abroad, father in law son in law relationship, tourist, wedding, husband wife relationship, bullfighting ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
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46%
 4.0
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two guys from Häme find out that they actually are from Karjala. At the same time Flybug bites one of the guys. That means he must learn to fly or he gonna die. Reborn Karjala-boys goes at the airport and fun begins. Soon they become acquainted ...
Plot: prototype, air battle, flying, robot, inventor, airplane, beauty queen, talent agent, beauty pageant, horse race, invention
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Triangle comedy about a movie crew shooting a no-budget artsy film. Director Pohja is a clumsy beginner, cinematographer Törrönen an old pro, and the leading actors Igor and Merju first detest each other although the script is supposed to make ...
Plot: film producer, bus, love triangle, actor, scooter, satire, sauna, journey, lapland, filmmaking, actress, cinematographer ...
Place: finland
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