Movies like The Guardian Angel 1996

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The Guardian Angel (1996)
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The Guardian Angel (1996)
Original name: El ángel de la guarda
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Madrid, 1981. Jorge has just arrived in Madrid to live in beautiful large house with his brother, mother, grandmother Obdulia, a wealthy woman who is somewhat deaf, and his grandfather, an aged and senile octogenarian.
Plot: thief, money, friendship, family relations, memory loss, theft, maid, deception, memory, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, nerd, general, drunkenness, eccentricity, mother daughter relationship, stealing money, patriarch, weirdo, death of father, friend, grandfather grandson relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: madrid

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and light films with plots about father son relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, mother son relationship and friendship mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Guardian Angel: Brother for All the Money (1979), So There (1997), Five on the Black Hand Side (1973), La ch'tite famille (2018), What a Mess! (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brother for All the Money (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Honza and Zuzana are very young husband and wife. They have a little daughter of whom willingly occasionally take care the grandparents and Honza's fifteen-year-old brother Martin. Zuzana continues studying and Honza devotes all weekends as an ...
Plot: love, father daughter relationship, kiss, kidnapping, police, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship, marriage, horse, jealousy, race, race track ...
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So There (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A trucker, an accountant, a former plumber hospitalised after a suicide attempt... Presided over by the accountant, the three families decide to buy a truck, a trucker's dream. The father, practical joker, and larger-than-life lover, keeps a ...
Plot: patriarch, suicide attempt, picnic, father son relationship, infidelity, plumber, husband wife relationship, mafioso, brother brother relationship, family dinner, family relations, truck driver ...
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Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, wedding, couples, life is a bitch, politics, society, family life, social decay, suburban life, suburbs, couple relations, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
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La ch'tite famille (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Valentin D is a hot designer architect who claims to be an orphan because he is too ashamed to admit he is the son of working-class scrap metal merchants from the north of France.
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Plot: memory loss, brother brother relationship, paparazzi, hit by a car, birthday, exhibition, husband wife relationship, lie, deception, family problems, mother son relationship, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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What a Mess! (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The story starts in a Siberia where world's biggest diamond was found. It is so valuable that it may not only pay off the enormous national debt, but also allow every Russian citizen to move to the Canary Islands. However, Mafia plans to steal ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, absurd, light
Plot: family relations, drunkenness, brother brother relationship, diamond, long lost relative, embezzler, twin brother, long lost son, escapades, cons and scams, wedding, family secret ...
Place: russia
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The Worst Christmas of My Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Paolo needs to reach the castle of Alberto Caccia, where he was invited to spend Christmas with his family and Margherita, the ninth month of pregnancy. With them there will also be blessed, daughter of Alberto and childhood friend of Margherita, ...
Style: sweet, funny, light, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, christmas, pregnancy, family, nothing goes right, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, secret, family problems, adventure, women, happy ending ...
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57%
Demandez la permission aux enfants ! (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, sincere
Plot: family relations, teen rebel, divorced parents, father son relationship, rebellious daughter, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, telephone, cigarette smoking, birthday, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship ...
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Three for Two (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: THREE FOR TWO presents Lucy with the Great One, Jackie Gleason, combining their comedic talents for the first time, in a trio of comedy-dramas centered on the various aspects of marriage.
Plot: phonograph record, marriage, dancing, argument, tradition, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, menu, singing, record player, waiter, memory ...
Place: rome italy
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Passed Away (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: midlife crisis, pregnancy, family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, death in the family, parents and children, suburban life, dysfunctional family, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hook, Line And Sinker (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Told he is terminally ill, an insurance executive (Jerry Lewis) goes on a credit-card spending spree--and then learns his medical diagnosis was a mistake. This 1969 comedy, directed by George Marshall, also stars Anne Francis, Peter Lawford and ...
Plot: doctor, debt, cigarette smoking, life insurance, disguise, dance, dog, shaving, dancer, corpse, mother daughter relationship, infidelity ...
Place: lisbon portugal
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50%
Pearls and Pigs (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by her prostitute mother. A karaoke set helps reveal that the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, step siblings, talent contest, talent show, brother brother relationship, small town, bootlegging, money, father son relationship, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The House of Tomorrow (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film tells futurist, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller's incredible story through two teens hoping to get laid, become punk gods, and survive high school.
Style: enigmatic, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage boy, friendship, first kiss, single father, grandmother grandson relationship, drummer, father son relationship, drinking alcohol, architecture, lie, teenage sex, punk rock ...
Place: minnesota
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Life Doesn't Scare Me (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: We follow how four ordinary little girls learn about life, love and all that sort of things.
Plot: teenage girl, parent child relationship, grownups, female director, handheld camera, father daughter relationship, adolescence, flash forward, coming of age, friend, high school, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france
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44%
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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, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, disorder, couple relations, romance, summer vacation, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
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44%
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Combat High (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Police Academy"-style comedy set in a military school. Two errant high-school students are ordered by a judge to spend a year at a prestigious military academy, where one of the cadets finds out who is responsible for a spate of midnight ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: military school, prank, school, cadet, thief, disorder, youth, buddies, misfit, partners, friends, military life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
When Nature Calls (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: satire, parody, family relations, escapades, disorder, family life, urban, showbiz, wilderness, city life, mountain, sexual joke ...
Time: 80s
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Horn of Plenty (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An unclaimed fortune, grown for centuries in a British bank account, becomes a potential windfall for Bernadito Castiñeiras and the residents of the tiny village of Yaragüey, Cuba. To receive his massive inheritance check, Bernadito must prove his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: social relations, family relations, gambling, money, inheritance, father son relationship, adultery, jealousy, ritual, bank, factory, sex scene ...
Time: 18th century
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Permanent (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This comedy, set in 1983 in small town Virginia, centers around a 13 year old and her family. The story of a hairstyle gone incredibly wrong and a young girl's plight to fit in while encountering bullies at a new school.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
Plot: beauty salon, parent child relationship, school, teenager, hair, family, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, college, loneliness ...
Time: year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fun Mom Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Four women, whose kids attend the same preschool class, get together for a "fun mom dinner." When the night takes an unexpected turn, these unlikely new friends realize they have more in common than just marriage and motherhood.
Style: humorous, funny, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, mother daughter relationship, marriage, father daughter relationship, divorce, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unfaithful wife, single mother, women, life philosophy, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Trophy Wife (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, mayor, workplace situations, farce, workplace, factory, family business, society, love affair, obnoxious boss, social differences, boss and employee ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1952, year 1977 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
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37%
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Cafe Express (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: cons and scams, family life, family relations, crimes, dishonesty, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, crime, parody, gypsy, asthma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex? (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gloria is a porn artist that performs live-sex. When his mate gets sick he brings her a young substitute, Manu. The boy works surprisingly well and then Gloria decides to go into business with him. Things get complicated when Gloria discovers that ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: firefighter, disco, farce, workplace romance, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, workplace, couples, disorder, go public, workplace situations, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Absolutely Fabulous (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The wildly popular British television show Absolutely Fabulous gets a Francophonic makeover with this film version directed by Gabriel Aghion. In this go around, Josiane Balasko and Nathalie Baye play the incorrigible Eddie and Patsy, who leave no ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: fashion, mother daughter relationship, starting over, celebrity culture, parents and children, society, love and romance, family relations, americana, alcohol abuse, thirtysomething life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, canada, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters who are conducting the search to find him.
Style: humorous, funny, dark humor, absurd, witty ...
Plot: friendship, missing person, filmmaking, nothing goes right, mystery, disorder, school, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, eccentricity, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Why Is Mother in My Bed? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young boy Antoine is trying to prevent his parents divorce.
Plot: marital separation, adultery, theft, infidelity, father son relationship, boy, advertising agency, thief, extramarital affair, taking a bath, leather jacket, teacher student relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bert Kreischer: Secret Time (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Comedian Bert Kreischer is ready to take his shirt off and "party hardy" with his debut Netflix Original stand-up special, Bert Kreischer: Secret Time. Considered one of the best storytellers of his generation, Bert regales the audience at ...
Plot: comedian, santa claus, drinking, husband wife relationship, sexual humor, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, stand up special, family man, stand up, gay joke, strict father ...
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Never Too Late (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 60-year-old lumber supply businessman is dismayed to learn his 50-year-old wife is pregnant. A film adaptation of the hit Broadway comedy, with Paul Ford repeating his stage role as the flabbergasted papa-to-be.
Plot: parenthood, family relations, trying to get pregnant, father in law son in law relationship, mother in law son in law relationship, wanting a baby, pregnant woman, expectant father, pregnant wife, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, father daughter relationship ...
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House Broken (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, disorder, silly humor, coming of age, friendship, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, firefighter, twentysomething life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Joint Custody (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wife finds out her husband has a mistress. She decides to propose her to share her life with her husband, alternating every two weeks.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, sincere, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: husband wife relationship, rivals, family relations, rival, rivalry, society, children, love and romance, friendship, romance, couples, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Throw Out the Anchor (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy about an unemployed widower who heads to Florida with his children for a vacation on a houseboat. When he gets there there is no houseboat
Plot: jewish stereotype, explosion, widow, father daughter relationship, law enforcement, cult, redneck, corrupt politician, husband wife relationship, boat, contamination, family relations ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%