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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, parody, semi serious and realistic films with plots about satire, female nudity, taxi driver, political satire, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) and politics mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Too Afraid of Life or Splat: Death of a Bureaucrat (1966), Peter Cook & Co. (1980), Nada+ (2001), Babo 73 (1964), Trashology (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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.
Plot: satire, social satire, bureaucracy, nightmare, funeral, grave, death, cemetery, coffin, bureaucrat, exhumation, farce
Place: cuba
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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, actor playing himself, joke, comedian
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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: satire, postman, male female relationship, letter writing, family relations, bureaucracy, mother daughter relationship, love, father daughter relationship, happiness, green card, immigration ...
Place: miami, havana cuba
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Babo 73 (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The president of the United Status, who, when he isn’t at the White House— a dilapidated Victorian— conducts his top-secret affairs on a deserted beach.
Plot: satire, politics, usa president, u.s. president
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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, bad taste humour, gross out humor, murder, toilet humor
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The Sex O'Clock News (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Director and co-writer Romano Vanderbes attempts to satirize middle America's standard news broadcasts with as many jokes about sex as possible. The featured station is KSEX and Doug Ballard and Lydia Mahan play the anchors in a broadcast where ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy, parody
Plot: satire, pun, hot, sex scene, sexual humor, karate, toilet humor, news satire, tv news, news anchor, newscast
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: satire, couples, family relations, disorder, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, actress playing multiple roles, actor playing himself, husband wife relationship, tennis, blind man, tennis ball ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden
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Arpa Colla (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Arpa-colla" in Greek literally means "Grab and stick", a phrase used to show something that has been done quickly and therefore isn't good enough. This is what the 2 main heroes of the film are doing. The one is a ...
Plot: film industry, satire, political satire, filmmaking, social satire, film within a film, left wing, producer, filmmaker, imagination, communist, tv commercial
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hong Kong is just a ridiculous place full of lies. In this prosperous city, there are a group of people that have to live in the ‘space capsule’, which is a large seminar room subdivided into small living rooms. In such a small living space, ...
Plot: satire, slacker, romance
Place: hong kong
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Up Yours (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tenants share wild times in a Hollywood apartment building.
Style: parody, erotic, sex comedy
Plot: satire, apartment, tenant, building, female nudity, vignette, apartment building, exploitation, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Den enskilde medborgaren (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Insurance Director Stig Roxby is worth a hundred times more than an ordinary high school teacher. But he doesn't think that's enough, but sees himself forced to work with four other director colleagues to lift the bonus cap to be even more ...
Plot: satire, greed, scandal, evil corporation, golf cart, golf course, ceo, board of directors, businessman, music teacher, birthday party, teacher ...
Place: eastern europe
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Mastergate (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A "play on words" about a fictional political scandal concerning covert arms deals and double-dealing government operatives, satirizing the Watergate hearings of 1972-1973.
Style: parody
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Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, documentary filmmaking
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Time: 90s
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Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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