Movies like The Wedding Waltz

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The Wedding Waltz (1988)
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The Wedding Waltz (1988)
Original name: Katsastus
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Viltteri, a balding guy in his thirties living in rural northern Finland, is hopelessly clueless about his new role as a married man and the father of a newborn son. A perfect escape from family responsibilities is having to get his old Hillman Minx repaired and inspected for road-worthiness, with a little help from an eccentric bunch of friends who never seem to have grown up either.
Style: road movie, funny, macabre, enigmatic, depressing, bleak, humorous, melancholic, ironic, sad ...
Plot: road trip, friendship, catastrophe, serial killer, psychology, dark humor, life, depression, male nudity, gunfight, tragedy, brutality, childhood, chase, cult, birth, mentor, multiple storylines, manipulation, greed, british, finnish, satire, irreverent, wilderness ...
Place: new jersey, sweden, finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, weird, realistic and humorous films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, loneliness, mentor, runaway, culture clash and depression mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like The Wedding Waltz: The Trip (2010), Drifting Clouds (1996), Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Career Girls (1997), The End (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Trip (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and ...
Style: humorous, road movie, melancholic, funny, thought provoking ...
Plot: on the road, road trip, eccentricity, existentialism, friendship, midlife crisis, loneliness, sarcasm, food, restaurant, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, northern england
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Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tram driver Lauri looses his job. Shortly later, the restaurant where his wife Ilona works as a headwaitress is closed. Too proud, to receive money from the social welfare system, they hardly try to find new jobs. But they are completely unlucky and ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, artsy, breathtaking ...
Plot: unemployment, working class, culture clash, honest, finnish, friendship, happy ending, greed, life, death, deadpan, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, california, europe, finland
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79%
Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous ...
Style: road movie, art house, thought provoking, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: immigrants, road trip, coming of age, culture clash, friendship, self discovery, alienation, partners, immigration, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), unlikely friendships ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, new jersey, tokyo, new york, hungary ...
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75%
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, meditative, harsh ...
Plot: college, friendship, bittersweet, bullying, catastrophe, character study, brutality, british, life, life & death, life philosophy, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, tokyo, new jersey, europe, england
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73%
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The End (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Style: funny, humorous, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, allegory ...
Plot: dark humor, farce, mental institution, suicide attempt, satire, transformation, parenthood, workplace, existentialism, first contact, loneliness, twists and turns ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, gloomy, art house, entertaining, stylized ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, drugs, addiction, drug addiction, self discovery, small town, older man younger woman relationship, alcoholic, melancholy, bittersweet, slacker, loner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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63%
David Cross: Bigger and Blackerer (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bigger and Blackerer was taped during two shows, back-to-back on the same evening at Boston's Wilbur Theatre. Only by watching this video will you learn of Cross unique relationship with the deaf community, share his canny insights into the ...
Style: ironic, witty, stylized, light, suspense ...
Plot: sarcasm, alter ego, culture clash, road trip, politics, friendship, self discovery, unlikely friendships, character study, race issues, dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: tokyo, california
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61%
Calamari Union (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Calamari Union is an allegorical movie that tells the story of sixteen men all of whom are called Frank (inspired by Frank Armoton) apart from a single confrere, Pekka. Collectively the Franks and Pekka are unhappy with the perceived oppression they ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, sexy, witty ...
Plot: crimes, obsession, surrealism, finnish, life & death, music, male nudity, mentor, loneliness, life philosophy, irreverent, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland, new jersey
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61%
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Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, dramatic ...
Plot: car, bittersweet, marketing, business, friendship, revenge, adultery, car accident, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, year 1963
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Van (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in "Barrytown", a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. "Bimbo" Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with his buddy Larry. Due to Ireland's surprising ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, parody, witty ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, working class, food, irish, creativity, erotica, dysfunctional family, police investigation, addiction, distopia, transformation ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, london, dublin ireland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, suspense, humorous, intense, stylized ...
Plot: hospital, medical, dark humor, satire, parenthood, first contact, fantasy world, redemption, nudity (full frontal - brief), maze, mad scientist, sisters ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.7
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Kikujiro (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro is the unlikely companion for Masao who is determined to see the mother he has never met. The two begin a series of adventures which soon turns out to be a whimsical journey of laughter and tears with a ...
Style: road movie, sad, surreal, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: boy, on the road, summer, pervert, friendship, violence, road trip, bittersweet, youth, yakuza, surrealism, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, sexy, cerebral, melancholic, witty ...
Plot: working class, redemption, bittersweet, christmas, desert, female nudity, adaptation, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, dark humor, depression ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother, mother son relationship, divorce, eccentricity, brother brother relationship, sibling rivalry, honest, gunfight, loneliness, depression, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Green Butchers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Green Butchers (Danish: De grønne slagtere) is a black comedy featuring two butchers, Svend "Sweat" and Bjarne, who start their own shop to get away from their arrogant boss. Cannibalism is soon introduced to the plot, and further ...
Style: humorous, absurd, semi serious, disturbing, funny ...
Plot: cannibalism, dark humor, butcher, crime gone awry, greed, friendship, workplace situations, buddies, crimes, losing-it hero, workplace, business venture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: atmospheric, melancholic, satirical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, women, friendship, workplace, existentialism, office politics, loneliness, workplace situations, heist, fighting the system, secretary, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.8
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Stroszek (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they ...
Style: surreal, road movie, dark, thought provoking, sexy ...
Plot: insanity, immigrants, german, surrealism, bittersweet, self discovery, culture clash, american dream, on the road, pimp, art, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: wisconsin, canada, berlin germany, germany, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dream with the Fishes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A suicidal man who can't kill himself agrees to finance his terminally ill neighbor's bucket list of fantasies if, at the end, the neighbor will kill him.
Style: thought provoking, feel good, dramatic, sad, cerebral ...
Plot: drug addiction, hospital, suicide, fish, drugs, death, bowling, redemption, gangsters, life philosophy, life, hunting ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: humorous, rough, gloomy, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, australian, twists and turns, crazy, assassination, british, parenthood, satire, car ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Alfie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the story of a young man who leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.
Style: witty, talky, ironic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, playboy, abortion, infidelity, character study, promiscuity, lifestyle, self discovery, coming of age, jazz, morality, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, england, california, europe
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47%
California Split (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Down-on-his-luck gambler Bill (George Segal) links up with free spirit Charlie (Elliott Gould) at first to have some fun, but then gets into debt when Gould takes an unscheduled trip to Tijuana. As a final act of desperation, he pawns most of his ...
Style: cynical, talky, gloomy, witty, clever ...
Plot: gambling, transvestism, friendship, female nudity, runaway, surveillance, unlikely friendships, sarcasm, obsession, moral ambiguity, paranoid, culture clash ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, las vegas, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Monster in a Box (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living, and dealing with success while trying to be successful.
Style: witty, clever, talky, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: psychiatry, sexualized violence, greed, life & death, dark hero, genetics, drugs, catastrophe, dark humor, twists and turns, melancholy, visceral ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Letters to Father Jacob (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: With few options, newly pardoned convict Leila agrees to work as an assistant to a blind pastor. Father Jacob spends his days answering the letters of the needy, which Leila finds pointless. But when the letters stop, the pastor is devastated and ...
Style: psychological, touching, melancholic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: blind character, friendship, pardon, forgiveness, loneliness, depression, mentor, adaptation, justice, life philosophy, life & death, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mother (Bill Cosby), Jugs (Raquel Welch) & Speed (Harvey Keitel) work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.
Style: suspense, humorous, visually appealing, buddy movie, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, cheerleading, murder, chase, paramedic, brutality, corruption, adventure, death, beer, hospital, family ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mistress America (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Tracy, a lonely college freshman in New York, is rescued from her solitude by her soon-to-be stepsister Brooke, an adventurous gal about town who entangles her in alluringly mad schemes. MISTRESS AMERICA is a comedy about dream-chasing, ...
Style: humorous, heartbreaking, depressing, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, betrayal, eccentric family, follow your dream, prank, hopes, family relations, disorder, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The World According to Garp (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all ...
Style: touching, clever, humorous, ironic, macabre ...
Plot: writers, transsexual, single mother, wrestling, psychology, coming of age, dysfunctional family, lgbtq, writer's life, magic realism, lgbt, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: sad, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, suicide, friendship, self discovery, bdsm, eccentricity, depression, obsession, moral ambiguity, distopia, mentor ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Go-Getter (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: ironic, melancholic, enigmatic, semi serious, road movie ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: coming of age, road trip, self discovery, teenage life, teenager, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, lifestyle, obsessive quest, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new jersey, california, oregon, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Berlin Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of students, artists, bohemians and barflys had flourished among ...
Style: cynical, bleak, melancholic, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: depression, lone hero, imagination, irreverent, existentialism, culture clash, adaptation, life philosophy, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, buddies, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: germany, europe, east germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, chance meeting, drunkenness, character study, road trip, writers, workplace, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%