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Too Afraid of Life or Splat (1988)
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Too Afraid of Life or Splat (1988)
Original name: Demasiado miedo a la vida o Plaff
Genre: Comedy
Country: Cuba
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A superstitious middle-aged woman falls in love with a taxi driver, while trying to learn the identity of the unseen person tossing eggs at her.
Plot: taxi driver, satire, newlywed, mother-in-law, egg, mother in law
Place: cuba

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, parody and experimental films with plots about satire, family relations, social satire, comedian, lunch, restaurant and taxi driver mostly in Comedy, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Too Afraid of Life or Splat: Nada+ (2001), Death of a Bureaucrat (1966), Peter Cook & Co. (1980), The Trip 6 (2021), Bombs Away (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nada+ (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Cuba, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carla, a young postal worker in Havana, spends her days postmarking thousands of letters and dreaming of the day when she can be reunited with her parents, who moved to Miami when she was fifteen. To fulfill her longing for intimacy, she opens ...
Plot: letter, lottery, boredom, bureaucracy, happiness, immigration, post office, family relations, mother daughter relationship, boss, love, father daughter relationship ...
Place: cuba, miami, havana cuba
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95%
Death of a Bureaucrat (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Cuba
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man attempts to fight the system in an entertaining account of bureaucracy amok and the tyranny of red tape.
Style: experimental
Plot: lawyer, anarchist, satire, bureaucracy, social satire, funeral, grave, nightmare, death, cemetery, bureaucrat, exhumation ...
Place: cuba
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76%
Peter Cook & Co. (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A TV Special consisting of various sketches with the titular comedian and fellow comics in guest appearances.
Plot: satire, comedian, joke, actor playing himself
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47%
The Film Crew: Wild Women of Wongo (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: What if there was a primitive island tribe where all the women were gorgeous and all the men were nasty-looking uggos? Might Mother Nature fix this by creating a tribe on a nearby island where all the men are hunks, and the women are brutes? You’d ...
Plot: satire, reality vs fantasy, map, breaking the fourth wall, lunch
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 3.2
 193
The Trip 6 (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Colombia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last year High School excursion is the walk where anything can happen, but the last year High School excursion with the parents, that is the last straw. And since Álvaro Castaño knows that security is better than the police, he decides to ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, captivating, satirical ...
Plot: parents and children, escapades, satire, overprotective mother, child custody, kids and family, teenager, stalking, summer vacation, grandmother, mother-in-law, hiking
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bombs Away (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A cab driver becomes involved in a chase for a misplaced atomic bomb.
Plot: taxi driver, atomic bomb
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Un paraíso bajo las estrellas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Like her mother before her, beautiful Sissy wants to be a dancer at the Tropicana, Havana's famous cabaret. But her father, Candido, forbids her to do so because of his ongoing grudge against Armando, his former rival and choreographer at the ...
Style: serious, humorous, captivating, touching, neo screwball comedy
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mistaken identity, revenge, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, false accusation, dancing, seduction, abandoned by mother, miraculous event, family relations, chorus line ...
Place: cuba, havana cuba
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38%
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Trashology (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: College student Tracy (Laura Lee Black) has just received an assignment to write a report on her favorite film genre. In her research she discovers a book, now Tracy is taken into three interlocking tales of the unexpected. First in THE VAT, two ...
Style: anthology
Plot: satire, murder, toilet humor, bad taste humour, gross out humor
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A Better You (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A hypno-therapist in midlife crisis must tackle his own personal challenges before helping others and getting joint custody of his kids.
Plot: satire, hypnosis, custody, custody battle, midlife crisis, doctor patient relationship, doctor, family relations
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The Twelve Chairs (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When her country is taken over by socialist revolutionaries, a wealthy woman can't bear to give up all of her wealth and possessions to the new government, so she hides all of her treasures in the 12 chairs of a dining-room set. After her death ...
Plot: cultural revolution, socialism, lion tamer, cuban revolution, auction, fortune teller, circus, priest, clown, jewelry, chair, blood donation
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Yrrol: An Enormously Well Thought Out Movie (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Yrrol: An Enormously Well Thought Out Movie. Sketch comedy
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: satire, family relations, couples, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, hospital, taxi driver, waitress, funeral, comedian, airplane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
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34%
The Black Barons (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Komedie vás přesvědčí o tom, že i na chmurné stránky naší historie je možné se dívat s nadhledem a humorem. Čo bolo, to bolo... Major Terazky vede svůj šik pétépáků od průšvihu k průšvihu vstříc světlým zítřkům. ...
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Time: 50s
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Favorite Deadly Sins (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: America's three top leisure-time activities come roaring to life in National Lampoon's Favorite Deadly Sins. This film consists of three short stories: Greed (Joe Mantegna), Anger (Andrew Clay) and Lust (Denis Leary).
Plot: seven deadly sins, satire, tampon
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33%
D'Unbelievables D'Telly (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Story: Irish Comedy Starring Jon Kenny & Pat Shortt
Plot: satire, countryside, political satire, social satire, sketch, comedy team
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bonus (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pandelis is a garbageman who is anxiously waiting to retire and receive his well-earned superannuation payout. His wife and mother-in-law are also awaiting the super payout, but they have different ideas as to how the money should be spent. The ...
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The Film Crew: Giant of Marathon (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Before Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Arnold “The Governator” Schwarzenegger, there was Steve “The Bodybuilder Referenced in One Rocky Horror Picture Show Song” Reeves. Mr. Reeves was famous for playing Hercules, but in Giant of Marathon ...
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31%
Franky Banderas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: clown, child prodigy, family, satire, artist, singer, casting, actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Ernest Film Festival (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Before he went to camp, before he went to jail, before he saved Christmas, before he was scared stupid, before he went to Africa and before he was in the army, Ernest P. Worrell hosted a variety of commercials, and a lot of them are here on this ...
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Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Country: Greece, West Germany
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26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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26%
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Poltroon (1989)
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25%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
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25%
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The Boob Tube (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 'Live Action', young psychiatrist Henry Carstairs moves into an apartment building filled with lonely, sex starved women. This soap is interrupted several times by sexy ads.
Style: parody
Plot: satire, television, sex, absurd humor, female nudity, surrealism, soap, fake commercial, tv commercial
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24%