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The High (1985)
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The High (1985)
Original name: الكيف
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As ethics is degraded in the Egyptian society; a chemist deceive his punk brother with a nonnarcotic drug that he created to prove that it's all delusional. So the punk tries to convince him to produce the substance for a greedy drug lord.
Plot: arabic, weed, drugs, addiction, junkie, hashish, famous, ethics
Place: egypt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about drugs, addiction, friendship, family relations, drug abuse, life is a bitch and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The High: The Danish Experiment (2003), Underdoges (2016), Kit Kat (1991), The Baby Doll Night (2008), Fullt alvor (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Danish Experiment (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Qadry Al-Minyawi is a widowed husband and a father of four adult sons Mahmoud, Ibrahim, Abdulrahman and Hussien. When he is later appointed as the new minister of youth and sports, his old friend asks him to host his Danish sister-in-law Anita who ...
Plot: arabic, belly dancing, fight, pizza, pizza delivery boy, minister, wedding, newspaper, cultural difference, father son relationship, heart attack, sex education ...
Place: denmark, egypt
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95%
 5.2
 6
Underdoges (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A sign holder gets fired from his job and as a result gets into the drug and bit-coin money laundering business.
Plot: job, conservative, weed, money laundering, dea, drugs, hippie, politics
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 8.2
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Kit Kat (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the Egyptian Kit Kat suburb, Sheikh Hosni's character as an observer of the daily lives of El Kit Kat's residents seems to transcend above it. Even with the loss of his eyesight, his wife, his job, and the fact that he lives with his ...
Plot: suburbs, motorcycle, death, river, widow, scandal, funeral, grandmother, blind man, loudspeaker, marijuana, poverty ...
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Baby Doll Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Hossam returns home to Cairo for New Year's Eve after a year's separation from his wife. At the airport, his plans for a romantic night (and to conceive a child) are thwarted by several events, including a terrorist plot.
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: terrorism, danger, airport, deadly, political unrest, terrorist bombing, conspiracy, homecoming, society, disorder, satire, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: egypt, new york, africa, usa, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5
Fullt alvor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A father and son reunites for a summer vacation after the tragic loss of their cancer ill mother and ex-wife.
Plot: addiction, father son relationship, summer, love, duct tape, teenage boy, death, friendship, pregnant teenager, family relations, soccer, weed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Snow White and Russian Red (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aggressive thug has problems with his girlfriend. Over the course of several chaotic days he walks around the hood, takes drugs and confronts himself with other women.
Style: semi serious, surreal, disturbing, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, obsession, drug abuse, addiction, drugs/alcohol, misfit, social misfits, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, drugs, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
It's Not My Fault and I Don't Care Anyway (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich and famous self-help guru's controversial philosophy of extreme selfishness is put to the ultimate test when his only daughter is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Plot: heroin, sex addict, egocentrism, egoist, homeless, homeless man, egocentric, motivational speaker, guru, selfishness, heroin addict, heroin addiction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Stinking Heaven (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A black as tar comedy charting the dissolution of a commune for sober living in '90s suburban New Jersey.
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, alcohol, abuse, cocaine, abstinence, skinny dipping, commune, hippie, drugs, drug
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62%
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Headfirst (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Headfirst is a black comedy about a single mother with anger management problems and her teenage daughter who is always in trouble at school. With yet another school comes a new teacher and a blast from the past for the mother. Before long, an ...
Plot: drugs, alcohol, uneducated, rabbit, school, suburbs, family relations, alcohol abuse, poverty, single mother, teenage angst, teenager ...
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58%
Hassan & Mark (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the lives of Mahmoud, a Muslim Sheikh (Omar Sharif) and Boulos, a Christian Theologian (Adel Imam) are threatened by religious extremists on both sides, the Egyptian government inducts them into a witness protection program that requires them ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, on the run, assassination attempt, family relations, culture clash, switching roles, disorder, fall in love, parents and children, society, fake identity, witness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sentimental, psychological, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, recovery, family, marathon, writers, addiction, alcoholic, drunkenness, friendship between men, drunken man, female doctor ...
Place: europe, prague czech republic, prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Anita: Dances of Vice (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In modern-day Berlin (1987), Frau Kutowski goes insane, believing herself to be the (real-life) notorious Anita Berber, a nude art dancer/drug addict/scandalous figure of post-WWI Berlin. (Berber died of tuberculosis in 1928, having achieved ...
Plot: female nudity, dancing, drugs, bisexual, dance, scandal, mental illness
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Adam & Paul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This movie follows a day in the life of two Dublin Heroin addicts, Adam and Paul. Adam is the taller and slightly smarter of the two while Paul is his sidekick. Since they were small boys, Adam and Paul have withered into two hopeless, desperate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, buddies, social misfits, society, stoners, heroin, dublin ireland, drugs/alcohol, down on your luck, cons and scams, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 341
The Misguided (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After planning to leave the city with his girlfriend, a young man must first betray her in order to save his brother from a deadly situation.
Plot: blood, brother, violence, drugs, love, smoking, family relations
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Never On A Sunday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Julio Salas dies after a long illness, but it is Sunday and due to financial difficulties, his family is forced to contract the services of a modest funeral home, whose owner having taken charge of the corpse, sells it to the University. The nephew ...
Plot: coffin, uncle, drugs, cremation, corpse, teenage love, troubled teen, grave robbing
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Humboldt County (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: weed, family relations, fish out of water, medical student, self discovery, human nature, eccentric family, disorder, wilderness, hippie, medical school, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, northern california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, drug abuse, addiction, workplace situations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, against the rules, cons and scams, social relations, retirement home life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dancing Quietly (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After many dark years of depression Luca seeks to gain her high school diploma. Her little dog Mata helps her to find motivation and keep a positive attitude towards life...
Plot: kitchen, friendship, partying, mother daughter relationship, attempted rape, dog, female nudity, sex scene, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, captivating, cynical, humorous, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, showbiz, buddies, drugs/alcohol, friendship, love triangle, sarcasm, insanity, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dream with the Fishes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A suicidal man who can't kill himself agrees to finance his terminally ill neighbor's bucket list of fantasies if, at the end, the neighbor will kill him.
Style: semi serious, realistic, twists and turns, gloomy, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, nothing to lose, addiction, voyeurism, self discovery, suicide, drugs, bowling, death, hospital, fish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Summer Side (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy about a family of Gran Canaria island that shown in a "situation totally on edge" and reflects the way to be the canaries, as its author.
Plot: female director, lgbt, gay interest, gay slur, infidelity, drugs, humble, gambling, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
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Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: marijuana, african american, hip hop, rapper, friends, weed, rap, ghetto, disorder, nothing goes right, drugs, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 420
Lbs. (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 315-pound man decides to kick his food addiction by moving to the country.
Style: uplifting, sincere, humorous, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: addiction, starting over, obsessive quest, misfit, hopes, negligence, cooking and food, leaving home, diet, weight loss, obesity, fat man ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, family problems, parents and children, filmmaking, self discovery, life is a bitch, actor's life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Chlorox, Ammonium and Coffee (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Salto, salmiakk og kaffe" is movie about a bunch of people who put duty and work in front of all, who wash too much , hovering too little and let love get in the final series ... A hot summer need suddenly pregnant single mother and fish ...
Plot: misery, drug abuse, junkie, apartment, sister in law, high rise, drug dealer, apartment building, pregnancy, coffee, suburbs, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ball in the House (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Relative Evil (aka Ball in the House) - When JJ (Jonathan Tucker) returns home from rehab, he is greeted by a conniving family who are plotting to cash in on a life insurance policy before his 18th birthday
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, bleak, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, against the odds, going straight, kids in trouble, crimes, life is a bitch, social misfits, rehabilitation, misfit, family problems, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Scott and Sid (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: From their first encounter as teenagers in high school, Scott and Sid seem unlikely friends. Scott is a shambolic dreamer, intent on carving out his own path in life and holding up a metaphorical middle finger to anyone who tries to stop him. He is ...
Style: sad
Plot: friend, toilet, dream, running, drugs, ball, coming of age, best friend, vodka, teacher, alcohol, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
London Kills Me (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull out of London's drug world by taking a job as a ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, restaurant, prostitute, social misfits, misfit, juvenile delinquency, unemployment, human nature, drug abuse, urban ghetto life, addiction, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 174
Gypsy Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Drama of two young San Francisco couples, both deciding how to define their relationships.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, sexy, queer cinema
Plot: gay, youth, gay interest, drugs, alcohol, gay lead character, relationships, love and romance, female impersonator, break-up, cruise, profanity ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
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Dough (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An old Jewish baker struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice accidentally drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high.
Style: light, humorous, captivating, sincere, buddy movie
Plot: bakery, friendship, drugs, jewish, police, muslim, business venture, couples, family relations, society, fire, escape ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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