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The Marital Crisis of Numbskull Emptybrook (1981)
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The Marital Crisis of Numbskull Emptybrook (1981)
Original name: Uuno Turhapuron aviokriisi
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 Director Tuura, Uuno's father-in-law has been chosen to a very high office and thinks that Uuno is just gaining bad reputation for him, so he decides to broake Uuno's and Elisabet's marriage.
Plot: dog, beach, marriage, mechanic, bet, laziness, sleepwalking, social climber, secretary, garage, eating, grocery store, mistaken identity, fortune hunter, son in law, father in law, marriage for money, idle rich, sandwich
Place: finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating and not serious films with plots about marriage for money, social climber, fortune hunter, laziness, idle rich, son in law and father in law mostly in Comedy and Western genres. Some movies like The Marital Crisis of Numbskull Emptybrook: Tupla-Uuno (1988), Numbskull Emptybrook (1973), Lottovoittaja UKK Turhapuro (1976), Professori Uuno D.G. Turhapuro (1975), Numbskull Emptybrook in Spain (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tupla-Uuno (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tupla-Uuno
Plot: idle rich, retirement, fortune hunter, heiress, social climber, drunk, secretary, doppelganger, body swapping, father in law son in law relationship, interracial relations, archive footage ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: marriage for money, head injury, parade, accident, collision, nervous breakdown, amnesia, social climber, lesbian, personality change, mechanic, drag ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Hardware Dealer Numbskull Emptybrook, the President's Son-in-Law (1978)
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 ...
Plot: marriage for money, son in law, father in law, fortune hunter, president, hardware store, social climber, laziness, idle rich
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: talent show, violin, violinist, cottage, fortune hunter, neighbor, friend, marital problem, streetcar, idle rich, hunger, mechanic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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: son in law, marriage for money, laziness, bachelor, engagement, engineer, black eye, makeover, broken mirror, city country contrast, nightmare, father in law ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, clown, personality change, social climber, father in law, marriage for money, diving, fortune hunter, laziness, amnesia, son in law, idle rich
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, social climber, fortune hunter, father in law, son in law, laziness, marriage for money
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: concert, bet, laziness, gadget, scheme, minister, social climber, dinner, double agent, classical music, invention, surveillance ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, laziness, son in law, city country contrast, fortune hunter, social climber, marriage for money, gadget, father in law
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: president, disguise, bet, fortune hunter, laziness, government, pet dog, political campaign, fake moustache, archive footage, social climber, modern art ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: soldier, military, army, disorder, hapless soldier, silly humor, goofy hero, fortune hunter, uniform, military officer, military service, marriage for money ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: domestic violence, laziness, flirting, husband wife relationship, marriage for money, neighbor, mother in law, father in law son in law relationship, cottage, actor, christmas tree, movie star ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: golf, hotel, vacation, disco, family vacation, summer vacation, abroad, father in law son in law relationship, tourist, wedding, husband wife relationship, bullfighting ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Flying Fools (1984)
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, airplane, invention, flying, horse race, beauty pageant, beauty queen, inventor, robot, talent agent, air battle
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pohjan tähteet (1969)
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: actor, bus, journey, love triangle, actress, lapland, sauna, scooter, satire, jealousy, farce, film producer ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Village of Simpletons (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A vignette of stories from the small town of Pölhölä, known as the Village of Simpletons.
Plot: storyteller, idiot, assumed dead, old age, presumed dead, misunderstanding, summer, meeting, cow, family relations, weirdo, countryside ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland
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31%
21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film follows Sanna, who sets out to document the countless ways there are to ruin a marriage for her doctoral thesis.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, love and romance, couples, love, divorce, wedding, unhappy marriage, one night stand, research, dysfunctional marriage, single, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sergeant Körmy and the Marshall's Stick (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 172 min.
Story: The colonel's wife's tin pints need to be cleaned up, and Sergeant First Class Körmy tasks two privates to do so.
Plot: staff, uniform, military base, diet, infantry, auction, officer, military service, conscription, relic, theater, tv interview ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Unhanged (1971)
Genre: Western, Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two outlaws, The Lonely Rider and the Indian Tonto, have caught (at least they think they have) Speedy Gonzales, a ruthless gunfighter from the town of Njietponimaistadi. They start to travel to another town for the reward, through the desert ...
Plot: fistfight, desert, fast draw, gunfight, cowboy, bounty, sheriff, waterhole, water, reward, prisoner, thirst ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 486
Gourmet Club (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 65 min.
Story: "Gourmet Club" follows a doctor who belongs to a small but exclusive gourmet club, in which the five upper-class members take turns providing the main course, wagering as to who can identify a mystery exotic ingredient. Things get ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: blackmail, cannibalism, club, betting, human flesh, debt, erection, doctor, restaurant, cook, ethics, scheming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Ralliraita (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This rollicking sports comedy from Finnish director Markku Polonen follows the exploits of Seppo 'Sladi' Pesonen, an ex-top-tiered race car driver now reduced to instructing students at a driving school. To relieve the monotony of this ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, rivalry, motor sport, driving school, bet, countryside, motor, auto repair, rivals, auto mechanic, male female relationship, rival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 392
Village People (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Urho Kaleva Kekkonen, the long-time president of the Republic of Finland, is scheduled to visit Alli’s Bar on his way to northern Finland. He is blindly worshiped and the nearer the visit draws, the more envy, competition and dirty tricks come to ...
Style: captivating, realistic, humorous
Plot: bar, president, social relations, retirement home, small town, retirement home life, small town life, state affairs, contests and competitions, youth, female director, periphery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Charming Mass Suicide (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two men, who both have tried to commit a suicide, decide to found a "Let's do it together"-suicide association to help the self-destructive people to succeed in their goal. Soon they have a bus load of candidates and together they ...
Plot: mass suicide, road trip, lapland, dance hall, restaurant, aids, marriage, bus, cancer, friend, death, male female relationship ...
Place: spain, france, norway, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Comedy of Errors (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Too bad that Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will instantly put to death any Syracusean found within their borders ...
Plot: mistaken identity, kicked in the butt, twins, abbey, twin, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Sergeant Körmy and the South Pacific (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Finland is given the global nuclear launch codes and the enemy agents are trying to steal them. It's up to Sergeant First Class Körmy and his soldiers to protect the operation and the president.
Plot: jeep, listening device, president, military, magic act, skateboard, racial stereotype, rubik's cube, limousine, chess, police, officer ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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X-paroni (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Baron Wilhelm von Tandem, CEO of the Tandem Corporation, gets mixed up with a spitting image of himself, an innocent country boy Kalle. Both characters conveniently amnesiac, they start living each other's lives and dating each other's ...
Plot: butler, baron, countryside, musical performance, car chase, aristocrat, dual role, city country contrast, doppelganger, body swapping, archery, noble ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
What a Wonderful Family! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A husband (Isao Hashizume) and wife (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) have been married for 50 years. For her birthday, the husband asks the wife what she wants for her birthday present. She replies that she wants a divorce. The wife's divorce announcement ...
Plot: moving, food delivery, doctor, son in law, divorce, eel, marriage, asian woman, nurse, daughter in law, japanese girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Guts (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A frustrated screenwriter incorporates the wild events he's become part of into his current script.
Plot: marriage, beach, writers, screenwriter, nudity (full frontal - brief), billboard, female nudity, friend, sex, typewriter, male nudity, answering machine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Swingin' Swappers (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: German softcore sex comedy about... well, spouse swapping, one would assume.
Plot: yacht, waiter, coming of age, photographer, bank robbery, secretary, sex, dyed hair, prostitution, hostage, journalist, private detective ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Better Than Andy - The Crazy Finn is Here (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mock -documentary about a Finnish contemporary artist who took the world by a storm.
Plot: modern art, female director, sex, actor, finnish, performance
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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