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John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)
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John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two Americans (Shirley MacLaine, Richard Crenna), stranded in the mideastern country of Fawzia, help an Arab leader (Peter Ustinov) build a football team so it can play and hopefully beat Notre Dame. Director J. Lee Thompson's once-highly-controversial 1965 comedy also features Scott Brady, Jim Backus, Charles Lane, Jerome Cowan, Fred Clark, Wilfred Hyde-White, Harry Morgan, Telly Savalas, Richard Deacon, Jackie Coogan, Jerry Orbach, Barbara Bouchet, Patrick Adiarte, Irene Tsu and Angela Douglas.
Plot: football, air disaster, spy, american football, king, desert, harem, pilot, journalist, kingdom, vacation, cold war, lust, chimpanzee, palace, sexism, camel, birthday present, female journalist, attraction, fish out of water, undercover, incompetence, fictional country, belly dancing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: middle east, indiana

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, farce, dishonesty, spy, love and romance, couples and espionage mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like John Goldfarb, Please Come Home!: Viva Max! (1969), All in a Night's Work (1961), The Man from the Diners' Club (1963), These Old Broads (2001), Summer Rental (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Viva Max! (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In order to prove his greatness to his unimpressed girlfriend, Mexican general Max (Peter Ustinov) takes a group of men across the border and recaptures the Alamo - international hijinks ensue!
Plot: tour guide, paramilitary, general, satire, u.s. mexico border, male female relationship, mexican army, rebellion, sergeant, border crossing, parade, incompetence ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: san antonio texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
All in a Night's Work (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine star in this sweet 1961 comedy about Tony Ryder (Martin), who takes over the duties of magazine publisher when his uncle dies suddenly, supposedly while spending time with a mistress. Worried that the news will ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sexy, witty, semi serious
Plot: mistaken identity, inheritance, romance, rise to the top, opposites attract, farce, obnoxious boss, on the run, sexual content, hotel, workplace, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Man from the Diners' Club (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mobster Foots Pulardos, who operates a health gym as a front, plans to flee to Mexico to evade government tax officials. His girl friend, Sugar Pye, suggests that he first arrange for the cremation of a man having his own peculiar identifying ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: gangsters, chase, cons and scams, comedy of errors, farce, disorder, goofy hero, chases and races, crimes, dishonesty, explosion, engagement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
These Old Broads (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "These Old Broads" is a 2001 television film written by Carrie Fisher and starring her mother Debbie Reynolds, as well as Shirley MacLaine, Joan Collins, and Elizabeth Taylor in her final starring film role. Network television executive ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, showbiz, lifestyle, ambition, actor's life, against the odds, filmmaking, love affair, aging, rise and fall, hollywood, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.3
 14K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, rivalry, on the road, screwball, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, couple relations, romance, summer vacation, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Romanoff and Juliet (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Political satire has Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet story updated for the cold war era, with the children of the US and Russian ambassadors falling in love.
Plot: un, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, politics, diplomacy
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Waiting for the Light (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A former vaudevillian magician (MacLaine) moves her straight-laced niece (Garr) and her two mischievous children to a small town. When the two kids get in trouble with a neighbor for stealing vegetables from his garden, the aunt concocts an illusion ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: prank, diner, small town life, miraculous event, wizards and magicians, family relations, disorder, cafe, ghost, hopes, youth, single parent ...
Time: year 1962
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 60
Zits (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Miss Maple, a music teacher, falls ill and a couple of kids try to get money for her treatment by selling Russians the blueprints of military airplanes. The trouble is - blueprints are from miniscule toy models. In middle of it all, teen hormones ...
Audience: kids
Plot: spy, kgb, blueprint, fbi, sexual awakening, teacher, russian spy, heist, fund raising, puberty, fundraiser, cold war ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Don't Drink the Water (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Hollander family's European vacation is interrupted when their plane is forced to land in Vulgaria. The Hollanders leave the plane to take pictures which results in accusations of spying. Chased by Vulgarian soldiers, they take refuge in ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: hijacking, disorder, on the run, undercover, odd couple, dishonesty, chases and races, airplane, iron curtain, prison life, family life, working undercover ...
Time: 60s
Place: new jersey, usa, europe, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A housewife, bored with her bra-manufacturer husband, who spends most of his time obsessed with classical music, strikes up an affair with one of his employees whom she hides in the attic--something both she and the lover find quite a suitable ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, society, ghost, rescue, romance, danger, dangerous attraction, social differences, factory, workplace romance, fall in love, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Nasty Rabbit (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Russian spies secretly infect rabbits with a deadly bacteria, then let them loose in the U.S.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, partners, misfit, undercover, secret agents, mad scientist, danger, escapades, chases and races, heroes, dishonesty, parody ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 64
Wild Man (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stuck in his hometown after being sentenced to 90 days of house arrest, a failed actor takes up residence in his niece's little pink playhouse. Fueled by booze and boredom, he agrees to teach the neighbor kid how to play football in order to ...
Plot: childhood, friendship, alcohol abuse, american football, football
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Let the Girls Play (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reims, France, 1969. Paul Coutard is a 30-year-old sports journalist at daily newspaper Le Champenois. Charming, childish and a womanizer, he does exactly what he pleases. Then one day, his boss forces him to plan the newspaper’s annual fair ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, sincere, motivational
Plot: feminism, journalist, sport, human spirit, ambition, friendship, girl group, athlete and trainer, coach, transformation, football, rainstorm ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
It's a Bikini World (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Male chauvinist Mike attempts to get an intelligent burgeoning feminist Delilah into his harem. When she resists, Mike then poses as his brother Herbert, but in the process falls in love with Delilah.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: beach, photographer, bikini, gender, media, hidden identity, youth, wooing, fall in love, ambition, romance, womanizer ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nudes On Credit (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Two slick con men down and out in the seedy end of London discover an attaché case in the trash. Inside are some mysterious documents and several credit cards belonging to "Sir James". Using the credit cards, they lavishly rack up debt ...
Plot: credit card, secret plan, kgb, spy, document, con artists, world domination
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: soviet union, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rude Awakening (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the later 1960s, two hippies are forced to leave their friends as they are wanted by the FBI, who sees them as criminals. They hide in the jungle for 20 years, secluded from the outside world. In the later 1980s, the find out that a secret war is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, political comedy, nostalgic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, jungle, on the run, society, partners, undercover, buddies, fish out of water, idealism, drug abuse, urban, city life ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 198
Happy Hour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A chemist experimenting with different formulas stumbles upon an ingredient that, when added to beer, makes it absolutely irresistible. Before he realizes it, an international spy is after him to try to get the formula for himself.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, cult movie cast ...
Plot: beer, righting the wronged, silly humor, cons and scams, disorder, undercover, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, rivalry, on the run, airport ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, colorado, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last of the Secret Agents? (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wacky 60s spy spoof.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: spy, james bond spoof, parody, agent, espionage, spy spoof, secret agent, farce, secret agents
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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One, Two, Three (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Style: witty, clever, talky, suspense, biting ...
Plot: cold war, iron curtain, farce, satire, secretary, capitalist, forbidden love, politics, german, culture clash, communism, communist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, 1960s, 1930s
Place: berlin germany, west berlin west germany, east berlin, germany, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man is mistaken by foreign agents for a defecting cosmonaut and must prove his identity while evading capture.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, sitcom, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: diner, farce, secret agents, mistaken identity, buddies, best friends, crimes, chases and races, heroes, partners, undercover, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.
Style: cult film, offbeat, suspense, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: cold war, nuclear, military, satire, nuclear holocaust, paranoia, anti war, president, catastrophe, weirdo, military base, pilot ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1942, 1960s
Place: soviet union, pentagon, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cloak & Shag Her (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Secret agent April Flower and her earnest if hapless sidekick Basil time-travel from London in 1969 to 2019 in pursuit of their nemesis, the evil Dr. Mean. The beautiful but evil Dr. Mean intends to take over the world by means of a love potion that ...
Plot: spy, female spy, lesbian, lesbian sex, erotica, female nudity, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, large breasts, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Agent 8 3/4 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man travels to Prague for his new employer, unaware that he is being used as an espionage courier.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, comic
Plot: farce, secret agents, parody, espionage, cold war, working undercover, undercover, state affairs, danger, escapades, heroes, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, czechoslovakia, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been killed in a plane crash. She soon discovers Scott is alive, but ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pilot, couples, battles, manipulation, silly humor, wooing, fall in love, friendship, infidelity, love triangle, dull life, negligence ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, korea, italy, london, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: iron curtain, farce, clergy, dishonesty, goofy hero, nothing goes right, political unrest, disorder, screwball, silly humor, conspiracy, espionage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bikini Drive-In (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kim Taylor inherits her grandfather's drive-in theatre. She must raise $25,000 over one weekend or the bank will take the property from her.
Plot: bikini girl, hose, sex in bed, sabotage, sex scene, large breasts, sexploitation, office, sheriff, friend, dominatrix, cunnilingus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Boeing, Boeing (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, situational comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: stewardess, american abroad, womanizer, pilot, newspaper man, journalism, romance, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, dishonesty, hostages, screwball ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 14K
Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, sorority, college, hidden identity, student life, farce, fish out of water, comedy of errors, fall in love, gender bending, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Some Kind of a Nut (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A New York City bank teller becomes a media celebrity when he refuses to comply with his employer's demands that he shave his beard. Directed by Garson Kanin, this 1969 comedy stars Dick Van Dyke, Angie Dickinson, Rosemary Forsyth, Zohra ...
Style: suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: bank teller, bee sting, beard, anti heroes, rebellion, workplace, supportive spouse, fighting the system, obnoxious boss, society, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
There Was a Castle with Forty Dogs (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie was based on the novel "Au bonheur des chiens" (To the Happiness of Dogs), by Rémo Forlani.
Plot: boy, dog, fire, castle, child, countryside, pet, animal shelter, veterinarian, puppy, village, inheritance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%