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Are You Being Served? (1977)
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Are You Being Served? (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The clothing department's floor requires renovation; rather than let the staff sit idle while the area is closed off, the management sends them on a paid holiday in Costa Plonka, a fictional city in Spain. Their hotel and its surroundings prove to be dismal, and the group tries to pass the time by acting on the crushes they have developed for one another in the workplace. This results in disaster, as multiple amorous notes reach the wrong recipients and everyone gets wrong ideas about who fancies whom. Meanwhile, Carlos, the hotel manager receives an unwelcome visit from an old acquaintance, Cesar Rodriguez, who is after Mrs. Slocombe after seeing her passport. He is also plotting a revolutionary uprising and wants to use the hotel as his base.
Style: humorous, biting, suspense, witty, not serious, talky
Plot: hotel, farce, department store, revolution, rebellion, resort, store, social differences, tv show, rebelliousness, disorder, siblings relations, fish out of water, goofy hero, workplace situations, vacation, gangsters, revolt, gangster, photo booth
Time: 70s
Place: spain, england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and witty films with plots about disorder, farce, silly humor, satire, parody, nothing goes right and british mostly in Comedy, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Are You Being Served?: Carry on Abroad (1972), Mutiny on the Buses (1972), Carry on Pimpernel (1967), Carry on Columbus (1992), Stella Street (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Are You Being Served? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Classic comedy set in fading department store Grace Brothers.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: farce, store, sexism, workplace, department store, camp, shopping, supportive coworker, disorder, unsupportive coworkers, salesman, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
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Are You Being Served? Again! (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Grace & Favour is a British sitcom sequel to the long-running series Are You Being Served? It aired on BBC1 for two series from 1992 to 1993 and marked the return of Are You Being Served? creators and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hotel, estate, staff, disorder, retired, social relations, family business, human nature, workplace situations, countryside, store, take over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the Headquarters of the T.I.A. (Terminal Intelligence Agency), someone has stolen Professor Bacterio's most dangerous invention, the D.O.T. (Demoralizer of Troops), an artifact that ends up in the hands of a very short, wacky dictator who is ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: secret agents, parody, heroic mission, private detective, goofy hero, adventure, investigation, disorder, partners, odd couple, track down, inventor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Carry on Abroad (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels for a 4-day visit. When they get there, they find the Hotel still hasn't been finished being built, and the weather is awful. And there is something strange about the staff. They ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy, sex comedy
Plot: hotel, farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), construction worker, coach, construction, drunk, cooking, catastrophe, builder, cook, sexual humor ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mutiny on the Buses (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bus driver Stan Butler agrees to marry Suzy, much to the anguish of Mum, her son-in-law, Arthur, and daughter Olive. How, they wonder, will they ever manage without Stan's money coming in? Then Arthur is sacked, and Stan agrees to delay the ...
Style: witty, sitcom, humorous, sexual, suspense ...
Plot: bus, working class, workplace, chaos and mayhem, cons and scams, workplace situations, relationship vs career, ego clash, rivalry, disorder, couples, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Carry on Pimpernel (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid their French counterparts. Sir Rodney is a master ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, parody, guillotine, french revolution, legend, chateau, brother, sword fight, sister, aristocrat, wig, duel ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 1780s
Place: france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Carry on Columbus (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, sex comedy
Plot: sea, ship, adventure, nothing goes right, adventurer, parody, farce, satire, disorder, ocean or sea, obsessive quest, hidden identity ...
Time: 15th century
Place: europe, spain, ottoman empire
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47%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
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Plot: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, showbiz, culture clash, social decay, tv show, lifestyle, suburbs, celebrity culture, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Yellowbeard (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to ...
Style: humorous, saga, exciting, not serious, cult movie cast ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Delusions of Grandeur (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, History
Country: France, Spain, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Don Sallust (Louis de Funès) is minister of the King of Spain. It is a being disingenuous, hypocritical and greedy that collects the taxes himself, he turns in part to his advantage. He is hated by the people he oppresse.Accusé by Queen, a ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, cult film
Plot: queen, conspiracy, disorder, power relations, satire, state affairs, royal family, vengeance, social differences, fall in love, farce, master and servant ...
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Plot: comedy of errors, farce, spy, secret service, parody, heroes, espionage, secret agents, megalomaniac, spy hero, goofy hero, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Holiday on the Buses (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Due to a female passenger falling out of her top whilst running for the bus Stan is distracted and crashes the bus resulting in the depot managers car being written off. As a result Stan, Jack and Blakey are fired. Stan and Jack soon get new jobs as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: lechery, bus, dirty old man, chalet, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, resort, comedy of errors, silly humor, bus trip, female in swimsuit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, farce, spy spoof, espionage, gadget, secret agent, prime minister, james bond spoof, secret service, goofy hero, political conspiracy ...
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Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Torrente 5 (2014)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 101 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Duration: 84 min.
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George and Mildred (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I'm for the Hippopotamus (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, not serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ashens and the Quest for the Gamechild (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ashens is going on a quest to find the legendary, and elusive electronic tat known as the Game Child.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, misfit, farce, escapades, obsessive quest, imaginary, betrayal, silly humor, social misfits, collector, geek, british
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
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Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%