Movies like Mack the Knife

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Mack the Knife (1989)
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Mack the Knife (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 19th century London, a young girl falls for a famous womanizing criminal and they decide to get married. Her family strongly disapproves so her father "the king of thieves" gets the gangster arrested.
Plot: satire, wedding, chase
Place: london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, clever and offbeat films with plots about satire, wedding, love and romance, politics, parody, romance and male female relationship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Mack the Knife: Ten (1991), Peter Cook & Co. (1980), Babo 73 (1964), Running Mates (1992), Cohen vs. Rosi (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ten (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 122 min.
Style: allegory
Plot: satire, irony
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95%
Peter Cook & Co. (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A TV Special consisting of various sketches with the titular comedian and fellow comics in guest appearances.
Plot: satire, actor playing himself, joke, comedian
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.7
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Babo 73 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The president of the United Status, who, when he isn’t at the White House— a dilapidated Victorian— conducts his top-secret affairs on a deserted beach.
Plot: satire, politics, u.s. president, usa president
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 300
Running Mates (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story of longtime love finally coming to fruition, former captain of the high school football team Ed Harris meets up with his high school crush Diane Keaton years after high school. He is a successful U.S. senator running for president and ...
Plot: satire, election, scandal, campaign, political campaign, presidential campaign, senator, u.s. senator, political satire, campaigning, politics, presidential election ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.1
 228
Cohen vs. Rosi (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two rival families of different origin join the force by the love of two young. The journalist Ariel Cohen falls in love for Carla Rosi, while investigating his father, Giancarlo, a wealthy shady business that is congressional candidate with ...
Plot: vulgarity, mafia, transvestism, drugs, rivalry, homosexual, satire, jewess, falling in love, fall in love, yiddish
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Bride from the North (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Popular musical comedy satirising Russian-Armenian relations, featuring Arno Babadzhanyan's hits. Artak has served his military service in the Russian countryside where he meets Valya. But Valya's mother refuses to send her only daughter ...
Plot: satire, kidnapping, political satire, politics, village, family relations, fiancee, fall in love, singing, marriage, falling in love, armenian ...
Place: caucasus, armenia, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 437
Trashology (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: College student Tracy (Laura Lee Black) has just received an assignment to write a report on her favorite film genre. In her research she discovers a book, now Tracy is taken into three interlocking tales of the unexpected. First in THE VAT, two ...
Style: anthology, toilet humor, gross out humor, bad taste humour
Plot: satire, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Blonde Around the Corner (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An unemployed astrophysicist finds a job of a docker at a grocery store, where he falls in love with a street-wise saleswoman in the produce department. But the groom runs away at the wedding reception.
Plot: grocery store, astrophysicist, wedding reception, wedding, satire, love, meaning of life, clerk, astronomer, male female relationship, consumption
Time: 80s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Strong Language (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: While a narrator tells the story of a night of terror that changes his life forever, 16 young people chat about their lives in London. With topics ranging from the drug "ecstasy," to AIDs and one-night stands, to the sound of BritPop, and ...
Plot: hiv, twenty something, urban setting, satire, male female relationship, hiv aids, pop music, youth, pop culture, alcohol, drugs, justice ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Liberty's Secret: The 100% All-American Musical (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The daughter of a preacher becomes the centerpiece for a conservative political campaign but finds herself falling in love with a woman.
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, politics, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, satire, dancing, jazz, dance, lgbt, tv host, lesbian kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 2K
15 from Rome (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.
Style: anthology, italian comedy
Plot: satire, beggar, old woman, priest, boxing, transvestite
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Great Love (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pierre married Florence, the only daughter of a small industrialist. 15 years later, he is the boss, but his middle-class life worries him a lot. When a new young and lovely secretary comes, he starts dreaming.
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, satire, bourgeoisie, secretary, wedding, friend, railway station, car, rumor, marital crisis, marriage crisis, animate object ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Moon Over Parador (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: fictitious country, politics, impersonation, dictator, adventure, head of state, society, romance, state affairs, dishonesty, love and romance, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, paraguay, south america, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Madly in Love (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland
Story: A young man from Sri Lanka, living in Switzerland, loves a Swiss woman, whom he met at the Restaurant he works at. But his parents have already set the engagement with a Tamil woman.
Plot: female director, fast food restaurant, love at first sight, coach, earring, satire, goalkeeper, tamil, soccer, male female relationship, dancing, singer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Sinking City: Capsule Odyssey (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hong Kong is just a ridiculous place full of lies. In this prosperous city, there are a group of people that have to live in the ‘space capsule’, which is a large seminar room subdivided into small living rooms. In such a small living space, ...
Plot: satire, romance, slacker
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Deal of the Century (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest tech weapons to a South American dictator. There are complications; understanding the exact nature of how 'gifts' are used to grease the wheels of a sale, a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, cons and scams, arms dealer, cold war, disorder, technology gone awry, nothing goes right, chase, greed, arms deal, aggression, aerial combat ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
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Lysistrata (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on Aristophanes's play, Athenian women band together to encourage their men to stop fighting the Spartans by withholding sex from them when they return from the front.
Plot: sexual desire, love, peace, reconciliation, athenian, obscenity, greek, choir, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), partial female nudity, hellenic
Time: 70s
Place: hellas, greece, ancient greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
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The Miser (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on Molière's play. The children of Harpagon, Cléante and his sister Elise, are each in love but they still haven't spoken to their father yet. Harpagon is a miser who wants to choose the right man and the right woman for his ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, talky, offbeat ...
Plot: satire, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, parent child relationship, wedding, revenge, money, wealth, daughter, theater, greed ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mastergate (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A "play on words" about a fictional political scandal concerning covert arms deals and double-dealing government operatives, satirizing the Watergate hearings of 1972-1973.
Plot: satire, theatre play, political satire, president, congressman, hearing, politician, rumor, u.s. congress, internal revenue service, partisan, movie studio ...
Place: central america, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beloved White Mouse (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 76 min.
Story: „White mouse“ Fritz controls the traffic on Dresden’s Körner Square. Helene, who crosses the junction on her motor scooter every day, has taken a shine to Fritz a long while ago. Although Fritz yields right-of-way to her remarkably often, the ...
Plot: wedding, love of one's life, woman, traffic policeman, policeman uniform, boys and girls, police, german humor
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 4K
The Tall Guy (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American actor in England tries to find love and work.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, infidelity, actor, romance, farce, rich and poor, workplace romance, down on your luck, comedy of errors, couple relations, human spirit, showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cain and Abel (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The zany adventures of two undercover Hollywood cops, Malcolm Cain and John Abel.
Plot: smoking, stalking, undercover, police, seduction, drugs, motel, satire
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 37
A Real Job (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Work to live or live to work? That's the question facing 38-year-old underachiever John (Paul Kolsby). When he meets the love of his life, Denise (Sharon Repass), he decides to leave his dream job as a video store clerk for a "real ...
Plot: satire, office, geek, clerk, bum, video store, career change, corporation, corporate
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.0
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The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, inheritance, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, bank, couple relations, true love, looking for love, friendship, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
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Mamma Mia! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised ...
Style: romantic, stylized, sentimental, not serious, lyrical ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: wedding, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, single parent, free spirited, father daughter relationship, eccentric family, lovers reunited, family gatherings, love and romance, ex couple relations, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Revengers' Comedies (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After saving each other from jumping off a bridge, Henry Bell (Sam Neill) and Karen Knightly (Helena Bonham Carter) plot to avenge the people who drove them to suicide. Henry will ruin the life of the woman (Kristin Scott Thomas) who married ...
Style: realistic, witty, clever, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: revenge, suicide attempt, friends, couple relations, vengeance, love triangle, friendship, couples, dishonesty, rescue, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Sex O'Clock News (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Director and co-writer Romano Vanderbes attempts to satirize middle America's standard news broadcasts with as many jokes about sex as possible. The featured station is KSEX and Doug Ballard and Lydia Mahan play the anchors in a broadcast where ...
Style: sexy, toilet humor
Plot: satire, newscast, news satire, tv news, news anchor, sexual humor, karate, parody, pun, hot, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Spic-O-Rama (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: John Leguizamo's follow-up to Mambo Mouth.
Style: ethnic humor, one man show
Plot: stereotype, latin, comedian, stand up comedian, monologue, family relations, stereotypes, dialogue driven, social satire, satire, actor playing himself, actor playing female role ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.5
 1K
Sextette (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marlo Manners is enjoying her honeymoon with Sir Michael Barrington, husband number 6. As luck would have it, an international conference is taking place in the same hotel and the Russian delegate (one of Marlo's former husbands) is threatening ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, not serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, couples, international crisis, lobbyist, couple relations, urban, comedy of errors, showbiz, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, actor's life, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hammer, Slammer, & Slade (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Hammer, a well dressed well mannered young detective finds out the hard way that everything he know a has been a lie. After his partners suicide, via soup that was much much too hot. Hammer starts to notice a pattern in his crime scene that lead him ...
Plot: parody, joke, african american, stereotype, social satire, pilot, satire, stereotypes
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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