Movies like In the Spirit

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In the Spirit (1990)
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In the Spirit (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in upstate New York to get away from a murderer who is pursuing them. Melanie Griffith also shows up briefly as a hooker as the two hide out acting as hookers.
Plot: prostitution, murder, odd couple, murderer, new age, apartment
Place: new york

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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 murder, prostitution, female nudity, disorder, farce, odd couple and couples mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like In the Spirit: Teen Lust (1978), Lady of the Evening (1975), Night Shift (1982), The Owl and the Pussycat (1970), They All Died Laughing (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Teen Lust (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kirsten Baker and Leslie Cedarquist are the Girls Next Door in this buoyant sexploitationer. The ladies move in bag and baggage into a sleepy suburban community. Before long, every husband in the vicinity has fallen for their charms. A few trousers ...
Plot: prostitution, teenager, exploitation, female nudity, teen sex comedy, undercover
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95%
Lady of the Evening (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy-go-lucky prostitute gets mixed up with the Mafia.
Plot: dead woman, prostitute, murder, man in bathtub, prostitution, planting evidence, dead woman on floor, tape over mouth, gangsters, gangster, off screen murder, taking a bath ...
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79%
Kai Rabe gegen die Vatikankiller (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: murder, movie business, filmmaking, film industry, vatican, satire, film making
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70%
 6.6
 14K
Night Shift (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, light, talky ...
Plot: prostitution, pimp, friendship, morgue, nightshift, cons and scams, nightlife, misfit, lifestyle, fish out of water, buddies, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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67%
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The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, apartment, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
They All Died Laughing (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An English professor decides that there are too many useless people in the world and invents a gas that will kill them off. But first they'll at least have a good laugh.
Plot: murder, gas, poison, older man younger woman relationship, extramarital affair, dead woman, lab rat, woman smoking cigarette, university professor
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63%
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The Gigolo 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fung, aka “King of the Gigolos”, is now ‘retired’ and running a nightspot in Hong Kong’s Lan Kwai Fong entertainment district. He takes on a rare new client, Monica, who has reluctantly turned to prostitution to pay her mother’s medical ...
Plot: prostitution, open marriage, cuckold, sex scene, woman in a bikini, bdsm, coitus, male nudity, female nudity, anal sex
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63%
Rhythm & Blues (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: John (Paul Blackthorne), lonely and living in London, unexpectedly meets outlandish druggie skinhead Byron (Ian Henderson), and suddenly, John's life turns to wacky. When Byron takes him to Boys Galore, a gay escort agency, John is introduced ...
Style: sex comedy, queer cinema
Plot: prostitution, gay, lgbt, narcissist, male escort, brothel, cemetery, cruising, telescope, cruise, gay interest
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Sing Sing (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Eduardo accidentally discovers that he is adopted. His real father is dying, but before his death he said that his mother was the "Queen of England", failing to clarify that this is the nickname of Italian prostitute. But Eduardo is ...
Plot: murder, shower, auto mechanic, police detective, film producer, prison escape, dissociative identity disorder, assassination attempt, chinese restaurant, death in childbirth, piranha, odd couple ...
Place: buckingham palace, italy
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58%
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Dog Days (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere in the archipelago outside Sandhamn lives the barber Assar Gustafsson and his 17-year old daughter Anna-Bella...
Style: sexy
Plot: prostitution, daughter, brothel, death, female nudity, murder, father, adult actress playing teenage girl, alcohol, estranged mother, dog, sex ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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57%
Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, friends, couples, disorder, artists and showbiz, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Bullit & Riper (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: parody, investigation, murder, friendship, partners against crime, odd couple, partners, law enforcement, disorder, misunderstanding, buddies, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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China Dolls (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tong catches Chiu attempting to rape his wife May (Amy Yip). They scuffle and Tong shoots Chiu dead with Chiu's gun. They flee but Tong is killed in a shootout with police. May begs an officer to take her child, since if he is repatriated ...
Plot: prostitution, baby, murder, female full frontal nudity, sex scene, bare breasts, prostitute, pubic hair, female nudity, sexploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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52%
Hollywood Palms (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, dark humor, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: betrayal, buddies, lifestyle, human nature, friendship, introspection, showbiz, hollywood, murder, twentysomething life, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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50%
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, couple relations, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, odd couple, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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47%
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A New Leaf (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ladder.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, clever, realistic ...
Plot: murder, bankruptcy, camping, lawyer, clumsy, nerd, mountain, couples, loan, cons and scams, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sheila Levine is a Jewish-American princess and a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. An innovative, bright, but painfully introverted individual, she comes to New York City with her mother and father to take an apartment with a nightclub-hopping ...
Style: touching, humorous, offbeat, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bar, dating, insecurity, single, romance, unlikely couple, social misfits, battle of the sexes, society, gender, family problems, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, pennsylvania, germany
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Lesbo Killer Dolls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gina and Alicia are prostitutes. But in reality they are killer. Her boss instructs them killing a pastor and sadomasochistic drug dealer, her lover, among other works. They enjoy their work and sexual lust.
Style: erotic
Plot: murder, s&m, priest, sexploitation, prostitute, voyeurism, satire, oral sex, threesome, lesbianism, female homosexuality, gore ...
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45%
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Fake (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Set amongst a tapestry of fairy tale excess, Michael is reared and mentored by an African American maid, Annie Mae. Michael is caught in a triangle of lies and deception by dysfunctional, quirky, upscale family and friends.
Plot: rich, murder, farce, circus
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44%
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, fall in love, airport, murder, deadly, babies and infants, chases and races, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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42%
Jagdrevier der scharfen Gemsen (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: About the film: Mr. Shimenger receives from his brother inherited the hotel. Then he flies to Germany, settling there as an ordinary guest, and finds out that his hotel has a reputation as a brothel ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: prostitution, female nudity, american abroad, sex, exploding car, parachute, pantyhose, female stockinged foot, sex scene, brothel, texan, prostitute ...
Place: germany
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41%
Doctor Detroit (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A shy but gentle man named Clifford Skridlow is a professor of comparative literature at the financially-strapped fictional Monroe College in Chicago. A chance encounter with four beautiful women at a restaurant changes his life forever.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pimp, college professor, switching roles, fish out of water, college, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, when the parents are away, sexual content, disorder, prostitute, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, detroit, chicago illinois
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39%
Death to the Supermodels (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This sexy comedy finds the world's greatest, most eccentric supermodels gathered on a deserted island for the swimsuit photo shoot from hell
Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, sexy
Plot: murder, rivalry, serial killer, teenage life, isolation, crimes, deadly, parody, disorder, island, supermodel, mute or deaf ...
Time: contemporary
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The Unfinished Works Of Sean Weathers (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During the early-2000s filmmaker Sean Weathers took 3 projects into production which he would not finish (Gangz vs. Cults, The Erotic Adventures of Samson & Delilah and Escape from Bloodbath Island).
Style: cult film
Plot: erotica, blood, multiple murder, murder, female nudity, drugs, celebrity, exploitation, death, oral sex, sex, girl ...
Place: new york
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38%
Almost Hollywood (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this tasty blend of sleaze and thriller, a producer of exploitation and sex videos finds himself accused of killing his own mistress and the boyfriend of one of his most promising stars.
Style: cult film
Plot: scam, hollywood, film within a film, murder, filmmaker, cult
Place: los angeles
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35%
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Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Upon returning to Los Angeles to attend his father's funeral, Damon (Alexander) soon learns that in order to claim his share of the family inheritance he must work alongside his brother, Mookie (Kain) — a former drug-dealer who had previously ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: gas station, college, dealing with death, odd couple, family business, romance, family relations, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, drug dealing, black cast, garage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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35%
 7.0
 25
Cheap Shots (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The owner of a sleazy hotel, along with his friend, decides to videotape a room that is rented by a sexually active couple. Inadvertently recording their murders, the men are soon faced with a dilemma as the killers come looking for the tape.
Style: buddy movie
Plot: video cassette, gangsters, peeping tom, voyeur, hotel, gangster, camera, murder, hotel owner
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34%
For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: loan shark, money, couple relations, eccentric family, fall in love, cons and scams, down on your luck, screwball, loan, romance, nothing goes right, prostitute ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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33%
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The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, suicide attempt, odd couple, poker game, screwball, cards, disorder, family problems, fish out of water, couple relations, urban, indoor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ...
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32%