Movies like The Great Thaw

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The Great Thaw (2008)
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The Great Thaw (2008)
Original name: Sněženky a machři po 25 letech
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Plot: fight, mountain, teacher, twins, sex scene, ballerina, photographer, actor, alcoholic, old man, teenage girl, ski, parenthood, older man younger woman relationship, skiing, emigrant, instructor, disco, bus, hitchhiking, father daughter relationship, twin brother, tv host, hitchhiker, father son relationship ...

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Most similar movies to The Great Thaw

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and semi serious films with plots about father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, teenage boy, barefoot male, urination and father daughter relationship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Great Thaw: Snowdrops and Aces (1983), Ene bene (2000), The Teacher (2016), Dodgeball (2015), Clownwise (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Snowdrops and Aces (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A quarter century after the release of the original film, this sequel brings us a drama about platonic love, life retrospective and memories. Former schoolmates meet again in the mountains and it turns out they have not changed much. Even though so ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teacher, rivalry, mooning, phone booth, instructor, father daughter relationship, coming of age, teacher student relationship, card game, topless girl, teenage girl, woman slaps man ...
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95%
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Ene bene (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alice Nellis's small-scale debut tragicomedy spotlights small-town elections. The protagonist, a university student name Jana (Theodora Remundová) who is trying to solve a troubled relationship with a married man, takes her mother's ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, self pity, librarian, teacher, cheating wife, obituary, election, decision, rebellion, poetry, death of husband, comedy of manners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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79%
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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: touching, melancholic, tense, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: school, teacher student relationship, teacher, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, manipulative behavior, blackmailer, psychological manipulation, father daughter relationship, scientist, doctor, boy ...
Time: year 1983, year 1991, year 1984, 80s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.0
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Dodgeball (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An adaptation of a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh is a comedy about friendship, fateful loves, beauty and ugliness, alcohol, and the search for human happiness. The plot revolves around three friends - Jeff, Skippy and Tom - whose ups and ...
Style: non-linear, humorous, sexy, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, love, friendship between men, unrequited love, sexual desire, group of friends, classmate classmate relationship, reunion, midlife crisis, high school teacher, vulgarity, sexism ...
Time: year 1989, 80s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Clownwise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Finland, Luxembourg, Slovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Once a hugely popular clown trio, Oskar, Max, and Viktor are now living very different lives. The intense fight that ended their friendship has left them on bad terms for over 40 years. Max is battling colon cancer, Viktor's wife is losing a ...
Style: captivating, melancholic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: old friends, clown, actor, rivalry, comedian, grudge, feud, friendship, estranged daughter, female nudity, defector, male nudity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: czech republic, prague czech republic, prague
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52%
The Snake Brothers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Brothers Grass and Cobra Snake, in their late and early thirties respectively, live in a small Czech town not far from Prague. Coming from a disfunctional family, they both feel unable to build up a life to be satisfied with. Grass, unemployed and ...
Style: captivating, humorous, suspenseful, serious, entertaining
Plot: brother brother relationship, manipulative woman, emotional blackmail, fight, drug addict, jail, family relations, police, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie, betrayal, police officer ...
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49%
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Force Majeure (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, France, Norway, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.
Style: neurotic, humorous, captivating, tense, sincere
Plot: family vacation, avalanche, swedish, husband wife relationship, marriage, friendship, introspection, strong female character, friendship between men, undressing, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
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Photographer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is freely inspired by the life and work of Jan Saudek, who is probably the most well-known Czech photographer internationally and has indisputably been involved in the development of international photography. He has exhibited and sold his ...
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: ambition, photographer, husband wife relationship, rehabilitation, drug addict, womanizer, betrayal, drunkenness, model, deception, interview, lie ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Chalet for sale (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: telephone call, old man, car accident, female vomiting, strong female character, passive aggressive woman, climbing a ladder, man wearing glasses, passive aggressive behavior, taking off pants, fireworks, emotional blackmail ...
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44%
 6.2
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Four Suns (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna, his son from the first marriage. He did not get married again but lives with Jana, a post office employee. Together ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, infidelity, parents and children, human nature, crumbling marriage, family problems, guru, rebelliousness, introspection, family in crisis, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 412
Dolls (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iska, Karolína, and Vendula are eighteen-year-old girls who have just graduated from high school. Not wanting to let go of their carefree student lives or their friendship, they plan to hitchhike to Holland, where they've arranged to work on a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: asthma, asthma attack, asthma inhaler, teenage love, lesbian sex, on the road, youth, love and romance, gays and lesbians, friendship, lesbian, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Oldies but Goldies (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bitter-sweet comedy about two people who wish to live life to the full despite their age. Ota is a retired high-school teacher and at this point in life has various foibles that complicate life for his son and daughter-in-law. Moreover, he has a ...
Style: road movie, unusual plot structure, feel good, light, contemplative ...
Plot: parent child relationship, family relations, female antagonist, antagonist as protagonist, unpunished antagonist, bossy woman, egocentrism, humiliation, female protagonist, father son relationship, vanity, egoism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
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Senior Trip (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of graduating students from a midwestern high school comes to New York City on a trip to celebrate the impending end of school. The students include: Roger Ellis, an ambitious teen aiming for success in big business; David, an aspiring rock ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: tourist, horse, artist, underage drinking, vomiting, taxi, teenager, teenage girl, actor, virgin, bully, closeted homosexual ...
Place: new york
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40%
 5.0
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The D Train (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With his 20th reunion looming, Dan can’t shake his high school insecurities. In a misguided mission to prove he’s changed, Dan rekindles a friendship with the popular guy from his class and is left scrambling to protect more than just his ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, high school reunion, party, reunion, teenage boy, high school, midlife crisis, eavesdropping, employer employee relationship, obsession, low self esteem, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Provincial Actors (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The film is set in a small town near Warsaw, to which a young and coming director comes to produce a classic play (Wyspianski "Wyzwolenie") with a modern vein. Everyone in the production gets his usual stereotypical role, but the aging ...
Plot: female director, costume, mask, price of fame, sedative, broken glass, hypocrisy, gay slur, unhappy marriage, actor's life, male in shower, worker ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
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Hick (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, teenage girl, teenage life, self discovery, on the road, friendship, teenage runaway, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, child abandonment, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, oklahoma, california
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38%
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Tiger Theory (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The last drop for Jan's resolution is the voluntary death of his father-in-law, whose strength and patience ran dry. Grandma made decisions about Grandpa's life, old age as well as the funeral. Jan is sure that he and his wife Olga are on ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, light
Plot: bossy woman, husband wife relationship, female antagonist, psychiatrist, university, father son relationship, misogyny, dark humor, brother sister relationship, death of father, father daughter relationship, domestic violence ...
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
News from Planet Mars (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Philippe Mars wants to please everyone. He wants to be a good father, a friendly ex-husband, a helpful colleague and an understanding brother. Unfortunately, his little world goes out of its planned orbit. His son becomes a hardcore vegetarian, his ...
Style: surreal, unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting
Plot: teenage girl, socially awkward, parenthood, mentally unstable, parent grown child relationship, car accident, father daughter relationship, ambition, divorced man, old man, astronaut, rocket ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Quality Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: You can’t choose your family – which is why Conrad limits his visits with his parents to an absolute minimum. When venomous, irritable Carl injures himself seriously in a fall, his reluctant son Conrad and the butt-of-all-jokes Jonas has no ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sentimental ...
Plot: family life, family problems, parents and children, elderly, aging, disorder, three generations, reunion, family relations, dildo, nagging and grouching, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, central europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Smiles of sad men (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A writer gets into a rehab where he meets a lot of successful men who destroyed their lives with alcohol.
Style: captivating, compassionate, melancholic, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, recovery, marathon, family, writers, addiction, alcoholic, drunkenness, old man, drunken man, friend ...
Place: europe, central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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35%
The Student and Mister Henri (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Because of his wavering health, Monsieur Henri can no longer live alone in his Paris appartment. Particularly grumpy, he ends up nonetheless accepting his son Paul's suggestion that he let one of his rooms out to a young female student. Far ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, suspenseful, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: father son conflict, old man, parent child relationship, father daughter conflict, father daughter relationship, seduction, friendship, strong female lead, husband wife relationship, infidelity, death, singing in a car ...
Place: paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, couples, youth, crimes, buddies, cons and scams, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
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Another Round (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four high school teachers launch a drinking experiment: upholding a constant low level of intoxication.
Style: unusual plot structure, semi serious, ironic, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: teacher, alcohol abuse, drinking alcohol, drinking, drunkenness, binge drinking, group of friends, experiment gone awry, experiment, teacher student relationship, alcohol, friendship ...
Time: year 2011, year 2013
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 37
Places (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming of age story about love, loss and revenge centers around two teenage friends, Adam (Vladimír Polívka) and Marek (Jan Cina), whose aimless lives in a small town are suddenly disrupted by the appearance of Anna (Johana Matousková), the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, twists and turns, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, love, small town, friendship between men, love triangle, murder, teenage girl, prank, secret, best friend, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 1K
Denmark (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Herb’s life is a mess. He’s lost his welfare, can’t hold a job, can’t talk to his son, has a neighbour who won’t shut up and a diet that consists mainly of cheap beer and mushy peas. It’s no way to live and he knows it. Then he learns ...
Plot: phone booth, motorcycle riding, threatened with a knife, hitchhiker, male objectification, screaming, blood on face, juvenile delinquency, bartender, truck, photograph, caged animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.2
 5K
Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, cult film ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, generation gap, political unrest, teenage life, innocence lost, parents and children, youth, politics, society, communism, bittersweet ...
Time: year 1968, 60s, 1960s, year 1967
Place: czech republic, prague, europe, central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 6K
Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Style: captivating, light, humorous, feel good, sincere
Plot: teacher student relationship, road trip, flirting, teacher, student, coming of age, remote control, drinking alcohol, drinking, lie, friendship, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 2K
Up and Down (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Milan and Goran are two criminals who smuggle illegal immigrants. One night after they complete a smuggle, they discover that one of the immigrants has left a baby behind. Milan and Goran decide to sell the baby to Lubos and Eman, who are ...
Style: psychological, touching, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, family relations, reunion, adoption, parents and children, terminal illness, black market, crimes, society, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, romania, australia, germany, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, surgeon, womanizer, adultery, soldier, infidelity, doctor, death of mother, death by drowning, loss of father, car accident, debt ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Impossible Years (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trouble in suburbia: psychiatrist's teenage daughter gets arrested for demonstrating on a college campus--holding a sign with a "dirty word" written on.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: college life, family relations, psychiatrist, down on your luck, cons and scams, parents and children, college, family life, teenage life, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%