Movies like Balladen om Carl-Henning

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Balladen om Carl-Henning (1969)
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Balladen om Carl-Henning (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Directed by Lene & Sven Grønlykke
Plot: motorcycle, friendship, car race, theft, community, young man, drowning, gas station

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about friendship, family relations, male nudity, friends, theft, coming of age and friendship between men mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Balladen om Carl-Henning: Cats Don't Have Vertigo (2014), In the Middle of the Night (1984), Ana (2020), Amerikana (2001), Mango Souffle (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cats Don't Have Vertigo (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Job is kicked out of home by his father on his birthday. Having no place to go, he takes refuge in the terrace of Rose, who just lost her husband.
Plot: writing, violence, theft, literature, abusive father, loneliness, friendship, hiding place
Place: portugal, lisbon portugal
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In the Middle of the Night (1984)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 131 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: cult film
Plot: friendship, music, homeless, suicide, police, overdose, television show, beating, politician, gang, tv show, musician ...
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Ana (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Puerto Rico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ana meets Rafa in a chance encounter and they embark on a road trip to try and save him from bankruptcy, or worse.
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: friendship, road trip, journey, illegal gambling, save the day, bankruptcy, unlikely friendships, natural disaster, gas station, used car salesman
Place: puerto rico
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Amerikana (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following the Dogma rules does not make this film hard to watch... In the end, it is a great story and shows that Merendino can be a mature filmmaker. It's about two guys a Vespa and a trip from South Dakota to Los Angeles. It's funny, ...
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Mango Souffle (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mango Soufflé is a 2002 Indian film written and directed by Mahesh Dattani. The film stars Atul Kulnani and Rinkie Khanna. It was promoted as "first gay male film from India" and was adapted from Dattani's own successful English play ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: confrontation, gay kiss, motorcycle, lgbt, gay lead character, friendship, talking about love, keeping a secret, party, gay, brother sister relationship, fashion designer ...
Place: india
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.
Style: captivating, sincere, humorous, thought provoking
Plot: surfing, beach, young man, mother son relationship, family relations, couples, friendship, driver, female director, smoking weed, aspiring writer, surfer ...
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Supercock (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American cowboy in the Philippines gets mixed up in cockfighting.
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Time: 70s
Place: the philippines
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: An introverted insurance executive at a car rental service is annoyed by his hyperactive, garrulous coworker, but the two end up becoming friends.
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Plot: friendship, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, friendship between men, opposites attract, loneliness, fast talker, unfulfilled love, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Plot: friendship, writers, plagiarism, poetry, mute, female director
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Dakota (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brian and Jack were inseparable; now they barely speak. Their formerly close-knit group has all but disbanded in the wake of encroaching adulthood. But when Jack tries to hang himself from a plant hook while house-sitting, he inadvertently triggers ...
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In the Thick of It (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This optimistic Italian slice-of-life drama chronicles a typical day in the lives of teenagers living in the grim suburbs of Rome. The story is set in the suburb of Tuscolano which is located near the Cinecitta studios and concerns a group of ...
Plot: teenage boy, terminal illness, theft, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, working class, teenage girl, crate, sex, prostitute, thief, brother brother relationship ...
Place: rome italy
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Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Emma (Line Kruse) is an eleven year-old only child from a wealthy Danish family. Emma's parents seem more interested in their own interests than in her. One evening when Emma overhears her mother talking about how tragic it must be to have your ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
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Country: Iran, France
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: countryside, friend, pen pal, robbery, friendship, pig, theft, girl, thief
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Audience: teens
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Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
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Country: Denmark
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