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A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)
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A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter's voice and stare into the eyes of death and emotional trauma with a humour that hides their pain.
Plot: christmas, school, dark humor, police officer, train, teacher, pregnancy, female nudity, nun, dream, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, school teacher, pregnant woman, guinea pig, mentally challenged, practical joke, husband wife relationship, reanimation, shopping mall, entrapment, prankster, prank, flashback, mercy killing ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, mother daughter relationship, male nudity, female nudity and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Day in the Death of Joe Egg: The Class Of Miss MacMichael (1978), Georgy Girl (1966), Under Milk Wood (1971), Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987), Three and Out (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Class Of Miss MacMichael (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A dedicated teacher (Glenda Jackson) tries to reach out to juvenile delinquent students at a London alternative school.
Plot: school, teacher, troubled teen, mentally challenged, sex education, problem child, mental disorder, marijuana, school teacher, racism, director, theft ...
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Georgy Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Georgy has resigned herself to being one of life's accidents. She disapproves somewhat of her father's butlering James Leamington. She's tall, plump, sloppy and wistfully envious of what she conceives to be the life led by her ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, adoption, love triangle, love, roommate, butler, hospital, piano, bittersweet, virginity, couples, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
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71%
Under Milk Wood (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This Dylan Thomas work is a delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" (read it backwards!). We meet a host of curious characters (and ghosts) through the 'eyes' of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, contemplative
Plot: social relations, redemption, human nature, village, small town, small town life, hopes, aging, flashback, topless woman, blind man, welsh ...
Time: 70s
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49%
Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual promiscuity, schoolgirl, sexual relations, married man, friends, couples, youth, coming of age, dishonesty, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Three and Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, teenage life, cons and scams, crimes, writer's life, friends, dark humor, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, unfulfillment, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
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Home Care (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta attends her whimsical patients in Czech wine country and lives for her husband Lada and her daughter, but one day things change and Vlasta is forced to reach outside of her comfort zone. Drama and gentle humor ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: alternative medicine, painter, medicine, death, hospital, car accident, father daughter relationship, priest, funeral, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe
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46%
The Misandrists (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Ger(wo)many, when an army of radical females is preparing for a final revolution and a utopian world without men, a young male soldier arrives seeking refuge at the convent.
Style: queer cinema
Plot: lesbian, feminism, misandrist, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, wound, post punk, kidnapping, basement, injection, wounded, convent ...
Time: year 1999
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Kelly & Cal (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Punk-rocker turned suburban mom, Kelly, is nostalgic for a life she can no longer have and uncertain of a future she doesn’t yet fit in. Seventeen-year-old Cal is frustrated at his lack of control over the hand he's been dealt. When the two ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: friendship, older woman younger man relationship, unhappy wife, teenage life, self discovery, youth, punk rocker, single mother, suburbs, wheelchair bound, husband wife relationship, motherhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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37%
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That Time of Year (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The film is about how to survive a Christmas eve with siblings, spouses, children, grandmothers and…dogs!
Plot: christmas, death, father daughter relationship, family relations, priest, christmas eve, teenage daughter, pregnancy, drunkenness, ex husband ex wife relationship, stress, sermon ...
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37%
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Day Off (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: touching, feel good, suspense, light, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, missing son, rescue, father son relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship, drug dealer, river, police officer ...
Place: brittany
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35%
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Sickos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three teenagers appear to have a lot of fun on the children's oncology department on the fourth floor of a large hospital. Nick (14) and Iwan (15) both lost a leg as a result of bone cancer. For their friend Olivier (16) an amputation may be ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, light, feel good
Plot: child cancer, friendship, loss of friend, father son relationship, teenage girl, prankster, teenage protagonist, dark humor, teenage boy, handicapped, cancer, chemotherapy ...
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35%
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The Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Style: melancholic, touching, tense, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, school, teacher, parent child relationship, manipulative behavior, husband wife relationship, scientist, doctor, psychological manipulation, boy, female protagonist, blackmailer ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
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35%
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Empties (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Czech literature teacher Josef Tkaloun, who is past retirement age, realises one day that he no longer understands his pupils, and so he quits… dramatically. What he does not predict is that in doing this he will lose his sense of place in society.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, hopes, dishonesty, starting over, friends, couples, family relations, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, grandfather grandson relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: prague, europe, czech republic
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34%
Bleak Moments (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Moments from the uncompromisingly bleak existence of a secretary, her retarded sister, aloof and uneasy teacher boyfriend, bizzare neighbour and irritating workmate.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: restaurant, friendship, bittersweet, diner, betrayal, hopes, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, mentally challenged, misfit, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Croatia, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet. Forced to meet the parents demanding her dismissal, Emi refuses to surrender to their pressure. Radu Jude (Aferim!) delivers an ...
Style: captivating, intellectual, sitcom
Plot: explicit sex, penetration, erection, unsimulated sex, oral sex, teacher, sex tape, teachers and students, school teacher, sex scandal, female teacher, workplace ...
Time: future
Place: rome italy, romania, bucharest
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33%
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Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris ...
Style: sexual, sexy, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, bittersweet, unfulfillment, love and romance, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, family relations, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england, paris france, france, europe
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Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet. He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo brings home her betrothed, Sidney, who aspires to be a poet. The new butler, Fledge, provides ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, witty, biting, suspense ...
Plot: estate, dark humor, obsession, master and servant, murder, human nature, riddles and clues, manipulation, dishonesty, crimes, unlikely criminals, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, england, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Acid House (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of ...
Style: surreal, mind bending, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: lsd, drug abuse, dark humor, murder, infidelity, family relations, rave, vandalism, society, youth, god, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lousy Bastards (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two brothers got separated after their first love for the same girl. Richard Rohan is an ex-soldier taking care of his two daughters living in a small town. His brother Mikulas Rohan is a neurosurgery expert living in the capital. Both of them have ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: brother brother relationship, doctor, soldier, womanizer, adultery, surgeon, infidelity, death of mother, estranged brother, aspiring actress, alcohol abuse, nurse ...
Place: prague
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31%
Too Hard to Handle (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It's no surprise when Karo is fired. She is loud, over-emotional and egocentric, more so than the average Berliner wise-ass, says her best friend Anna. Karo is not one to give up easily, though: she opts for radical change and goes into ...
Plot: smoking, sex scene, female nudity, male objectification, female objectification, topless woman, female protagonist, male nudity, man in underwear, treatment, panic attack, mother daughter relationship ...
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Aaltra (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. Through a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they are doomed to stay together. They no longer focus their ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: on the road, hospital, friendship, paralysis, dark humor, disability, misfit, tractor, farmer, adventure, life is a bitch, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland, europe, belgium, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Guide to the Perfect Family (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A couple in Québec deals with the pitfalls, pressure and high expectations of raising kids in a society obsessed with success and social media image.
Style: captivating, psychological, humorous
Plot: school, parenthood, parents and children, social network, society, waiting, supportive parent, social criticism, male female relationship, fatherhood, social problems, parenting ...
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30%
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The Good Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This humorous movie charts the life of a 14-year-old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie, he has already decided to dedicate his life to writing and losing his virginity (while his parents are away ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, friendship, youth, dealing with death, love and romance, hopes, prank, loss of virginity, bittersweet, death in the family, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Anywhere But Here (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the Mona Simpson novel, single mother Adele August is bad with money, and even worse when it comes to making decisions. Her straight-laced daughter, Ann, is a successful high school student with Ivy League aspirations. When ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, family relations, hollywood, audition, dream, teen angst, bittersweet, small town, social relations, sexual content, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa, wisconsin
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29%
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Pavithram (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
Story: A young man's relationship with his career, fiancee and brother is brought under stress by the birth of an unexpected sister.The film deals with the relationship between siblings Unnikrishnan (Mohanlal) and Meenakshi (Vinduja Menon) who have an ...
Plot: father son relationship, college, flashback, little sister, family relations, wooing, pregnant woman, brother sister relationship, rebelliousness, argument, death in childbirth, breakup ...
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29%
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The Girls (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A theater company rehearses Aristophanes play "Lysistrata" in which the Athenian women revolt to force the men to suspend the war and make peace. The three leading female actresses, Liz, Marianne and Gunilla, all live in humiliating ...
Plot: women's rights, female nudity, sex, divorce, actress, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship, flashback, anti war, theatrical troupe ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Antonia's Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: village, village life, generation gap, philosophy, feminism, widow, friendship, single parent, human nature, introspection, world war two, social misfits ...
Time: post world war two
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pearls of the Deep (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A manifesto of sorts for the Czech New Wave, this five-part anthology shows off the breadth of expression and the versatility of the movement’s directors. Based on stories by the legendary writer Bohumil Hrabal, the shorts range from the surreally ...
Style: fairy tale, avant garde, tragicomedy, anthology
Plot: fiancee, insurance agent, motorcycle race, avant-garde, restaurant, wedding, flashback, husband wife relationship, painter, nudity (full frontal - brief), racecar driver, dead animal ...
Place: central europe, prague
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28%
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Citizen Ruth (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Citizen Ruth" is the story of Ruth Stoops, a woman who nobody even noticed -- until she got pregnant. Now, everyone wants a piece of her. The film is a comedy about one woman caught in the ultimate tug-of-war: a clash of wild, noisy, ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abortion, drug abuse, politics, addiction, unwanted pregnancy, moral dilemma, culture clash, pregnancy, satire, youth, life is a bitch, drug addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam
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28%
Wish You Were Here (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a staid English seaside town after the Second World War, young Lynda grows up with her widowed father and younger sister. Rebellious Lynda has been swearing constantly from an early age. At sixteen, she becomes more exhibitionist and seeks out ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, teenage girl, post war, working class, small town, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, human nature, small town life, rebelliousness, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951, post world war two
Place: england, europe, brighton, tokyo
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28%