Movies like National Mechanics

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National Mechanics (1972)
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National Mechanics (1972)
Original name: Mecánica Nacional
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mechanic takes his family to a car race and a series of events occur which brings problems, betrayals, violence and the unexpected death of an elderly person.
Plot: car, cheating wife, jealousy, unfaithful wife, trip, grandmother, traffic jam, travel, picnic, argument

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, semi serious and realistic films with plots about travel, car, female nudity, friendship, cheating wife, jealousy and infidelity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like National Mechanics: Presagio (1974), Tlayucan (1962), Superstau (1991), The Distinguished Citizen (2016), Late Night (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Presagio (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When the bottle she uses to help women gave birth to their children breaks, Mama Santos the midwife announces that something terrible is going to happen in a town from the country side of Mexico, while tension and acts of violence increase. A story ...
Plot: superstition, midwife, greed, suspicion, small town, revenge, gossip, hunger, school, drought, poverty, pubic hair ...
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Tlayucan (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Desperate for the illness of his son, the farmer steals a pearl Eufemio image of St. Lucia in the village church. Some tourists photographed the theft, and Euphemius is about to be lynched by their neighbors. Pearl disappeared swallowed by one of ...
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Place: mexico
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 6.1
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Superstau (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: traffic jam, holiday, car, highway, family conflict, summer, stress
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The Distinguished Citizen (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After refusing big and prestigious awards all over the world, Mr. Mantovani, Literature Nobel Prize winner, accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. It turns out that accepting ...
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 6.5
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Late Night (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women ...
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, captivating
Plot: cheating wife, workplace romance, adultery, female friendship, talk show host, friendship between women, infidelity, ratings, husband wife relationship, feminism, rivalry, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hurry Up, or I'll Be 30 (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy directed by Joseph Jacoby.
Plot: party, broken heart, bachelor, car
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Being Two Isn't Easy (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy, coming up to his second birthday, interspersed with occasional thoughts of the child. They initially live in an apartment building, ...
Plot: parenthood, toys, doctor, dog, zoo, family relations, argument, apartment, playground, only child, demotion, grandmother ...
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The One I Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Isabelle est une trentenaire célibataire (depuis qu'elle est divorcée). Elle est belle, sexy, drôle, émouvante, intelligente... Irrésistible ! Elle est numéro 2 d'un journal qu'elle a créé avec Brice son partenaire et ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Mexican family, wanting to grant their Grandmother her last wish, embarks on a make believe trip to a small town in Italy ... in Mexico!
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, homecoming, love and romance, unfulfillment, golden years, couples, elderly, bittersweet, mental illness, memory loss, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Colision (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Two couples. Two cars. What had to be a romantic night, little by little takes on a bittersweet flavor, and we discover that couples are not what they appear to be ...
Plot: frustration, car, red dress, discussion, highway, gun, lovers, cars, asthmatic
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Fill 'er Up with Super (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: car dealer, highway travel, male nudity, boy, hashish, male nurse, bad trip, on the road, sleeping nude, driver, nudity (full frontal - brief), infertility ...
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 79
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: road movie, feel good, light, humorous, captivating
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Duration: 90 min.
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