Movies like Let There Be Light!

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Let There Be Light! (1998)
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Let There Be Light! (1998)
Original name: Que la lumiere soit!
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God comes to Earth in order to make a film.
Plot: outer space, angel, devil, jewish, writers, bible, asteroid, hollywood, cockroach, satire, heaven, filmmaking, switching bodies, typewriter, invisibility, depiction of god, hollywood sign, hebrew, tv set
Place: paris france

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Most similar movies to Let There Be Light!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, melancholic, light and offbeat films with plots about satire, devil, storytelling, life philosophy, first contact, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Let There Be Light!: Chinese In Paris (1974), An Angel of the Lord (2005), 2000 Years Later (1969), One Foot in Heaven (1991), The Invisible Woman (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chinese In Paris (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Overnight, Paris is invaded - although peacefully - but the Chinese Army, and millions of Chinese people... It's the Nazi occupation all over again, with modern - funny - twists.
Plot: communist, chinese, satire, uniform, occupation, invasion
Place: paris france
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95%
An Angel of the Lord (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A screwup angel is exiled from the Heaven down to Earth, incarnated as a beggar.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, captivating, sincere, light
Plot: heaven, angel, god, devil, love, hourglass, church, beggar, virgin mary, punishment, choir, disguise ...
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72%
2000 Years Later (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A satirical film on fads in the US. A TV host on a late night show tries to convince his viewers that they should return to Rome and Roman ways.
Plot: ancient rome, messenger, time travel, television show, satire, hollywood, tv show
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Not Everybody's Lucky Enough to Have Communist Parents (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irène, a strong french believer of communist utopia, is the happiest one when the Red Army Chorus announce they are coming to the Parisian stage.
Style: offbeat, sexual, humorous, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, store, fall in love, idealism, utopia, love and romance, society, music band, soldier, state affairs, communist, concentration camp survivor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, 1950s
Place: paris france, russia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Professional Secrets of Dr. Apfelgluck (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This series of sketches introduces doctor Apfelglück and four of his patients... and their rather peculiar and disturbing problems.
Plot: hotel, candle, truck driver, one eyed man, word game, fictional game show, beard, patient, death, husband wife relationship, model, murder ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
One Foot in Heaven (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bull Webster is a taxi driver with some work problems on his hands: the Spider Corporation, a giant financial holding company, has decided to buy out his taxi co-operative in order to make it go bankrupt and purchase its land at a low cost. Bull is ...
Plot: taxi driver, lottery, money, secret mission, thunderstorm, father daughter relationship, airplane, fight, hospital, bar, outer space, telephone call ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Invisible Woman (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: female director, family relations, acting audition, surrealism, supernatural power, doctor, gynecologist, scientist, ancestor
Place: paris france
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55%
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Earth Angel (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a prom queen dies in 1962, her only means of entering Heaven is by returning to 1990 earth, to assist friends from her youth.
Plot: prom queen, heaven, love, redemption, ex boyfriend
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Who's the Caboose? (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they discover a young Manhattan comedienne and decide instead to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hollywood, satire, filmmaking, showbiz, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, terminal illness, nightclub, actor's life, improv, comedian, documentary filmmaking ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, los angeles, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, politics, nothing goes right, ghost, state affairs, disorder, religions or cults, lifestyle, goofy hero, americana, celebrity culture, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1968, year 1940
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, cuba, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Life Is Hell (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: La naïve et complexée Leah signe par erreur un pacte avec le diable Abargadon. Mais elle est sur les listes du Paradis, aussi l'Archange Gabriel intervientil pour causer la perte du démon. Mais Leah commence à trouver Abargadon séduisant ...
Plot: female director, pact with the devil, hell, female nudity, devil
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Cleo/Leo (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Leo Blockman (Scott Baker), an egocentric, sexist businessman who thinks he's God's gift to women, gets a taste of his own medicine when he tries picking up the wrong woman: a murderous psycho who shoots him. Leo falls off a bridge and ...
Style: sex comedy, surprise ending
Plot: switching bodies, gender bending, retribution, poker, sex scene, reincarnation, office, murder, female nudity, sexist, cigar smoking, transsexual
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Ghost Writer (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer moves into a Malibu beach house, and comes up against the ghost of an actress who supposedly had committed suicide there 30 years previously, but had been murdered by her boyfriend. The ghost asks the writer's help in proving her ...
Plot: beach house, concussion, murder, invisibility, twins, classic car, police, cleavage, ghost, dog, dance club, car chase ...
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Pak! Pak! My Dr. Kwak! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Angelo dreams of creating a medicine that could cure his father’s illness. With some knowledge about medicinal herbs, he makes a living as a faith healer. Everyone believes him, except Cielo Delos Santos, a doctor who swears to do everything to ...
Plot: angel, witch doctor, sidekick, pig, marketing, martial arts, bald, umbrella, swindle, gas mask, gate, church ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Tale Is Hot (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The devil emerges from the ground in a suburbanite's garden and tries to tempt him with a variety of naked women.
Plot: devil, temptation, burlesque, bare breasts, wager, female nudity, stripper, henpecked husband, husband wife relationship, twist the dance, harem, faithfulness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Mermaid in Paris (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man rescues a mermaid in Paris and slowly falls in love with her.
Style: sweet, unusual plot structure, disturbing, light, captivating
Plot: mermaid, love, interspecies romance, rebelliousness, impossible love, fish out of water, fall in love, curiosity, danger, mysterious girl, magic, power of love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Libido: The Urge to Love (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman falls down a staircase, and suddenly becomes... a nymphomaniac.
Plot: pantyhose, erotica, female masturbation, first person narration, casual sex, female full frontal nudity, suicide attempt, strict father, one female two males threesome, nymphomaniac, looking at self in mirror, nymphomania ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, cote d'azur, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: dark humor, humorous, surreal, absurd, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, survival, chaos, disorder, danger, partners, friendship, devil, save the world, religion, unlikely hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Dark at Noon (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this mystical comedy, Felicien has traveled to Portugal from France soon after the end of the First World War. It seems that his recently deceased father had invested a lot of money in a factory located in a remote village, and he has come to ...
Style: allegory
Plot: oneiric, ghost, priest, death of father, marquis, buried alive, virgin mary, crutches, village, surrealism, body swapping, puzzle ...
Time: year 1918
Place: portugal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Bedazzled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elliot Richardson, suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: wish come true, devil, femme fatale, deal with the devil, pact with the devil, destiny, basketball, nothing goes right, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, satire, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Book of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, dark humor, surreal, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, hopes, society, introspection, moral dilemma, human nature, rivalry, save the world, religions or cults, legends and myths, destiny, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, year 2000, year 1999
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Brand New Testament (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 114 min.
Story: God lives in Brussels. On earth though, God is a coward, with pathetical morals and being odious with his family. His daughter, Ea, is bored at home and can't stand being locked up in a small apartment in ordinary Brussels, until the day she ...
Style: surreal, philosophical, meditative, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: god, goddess, evil god, religion, philosophy, friendship, cynicism, destiny, tyranny, husband wife relationship, christianity, adventurer ...
Time: 70s
Place: brussels, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: devil, fish out of water, hell, imaginary, heavy metal, fantasy world, misfit, love affair, escapades, sibling relationship, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Les Paladins (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 204 min.
Story: "Inspired by a fable by La Fontaine, [composer Jean-Philippe] Rameau produced perhaps his most brilliant music for his penultimate great work, blending reality and the surreal on several levels." — from the DVD back cover
Style: baroque
Plot: opera live performance, dancing, balloon, dance, live performance, stage performance, metro, angel, nudity (full frontal - brief), subway, rap, opera ...
Place: versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Visitors (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, adventure, obsessive quest, servant, life turned upside down, fish out of water, escapades, knight, misfit, heroes, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 90s, 20th century, future, year 1993 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Angel-A (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautiful and mysterious woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together...but is their meeting purely coincidence?
Style: philosophical, semi serious, intellectual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, loneliness, low self esteem, life philosophy, romance, french, fall in love, gangsters, supernatural romance, love story, disorder, suicide attempt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hellphone (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A teenager feels an endless fascination for his cellular which will enable him to reach his aim: alluring the pretty high-school girl he's in love with. Unfortunately, this special "addiction" will not be without negative consequences ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, supernatural ability, chaos and mayhem, youth, supernatural, high school, technology gone awry, surrealism, cell phone, mind control, chaos, nothing goes right ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
That's Adequate (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This mockumentary about fictional movie studio Adequate Pictures boasts an interesting cast. Tony Randall hosts, and James CoCo (practically on his deathbed) stars as head of the studio. Includes parodies of everything from silent comedies to ...
Plot: satire, actress, parody, hollywood, celebrity impersonation, movie business, actor, sword fight, filmmaking, storyteller, movie studio, rise and fall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Wholly Moses! (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from slavery, but Moses keeps getting all the credit.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, god, destiny, escapades, anti hero, silly humor, oracle, disorder, religions or cults, legends and myths, road not taken, folk hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Fatty Drives the Bus (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Oh no! It appears as if Satan isn't going to fill his soul quota this month! So of course, he turns himself into a tour guide and takes a bus-load of unsuspecting tourists on a ride down the highway to hell.
Plot: absurd humor, bus driver, piano, devil, tour guide, hell, bus, surrealism, cross dressing
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%