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: cult film, road movie, weird, humorous, affectionate, talky, melancholic, visually appealing, whimsical, surreal ...
Plot: birth, road trip, wedding party, alcoholic drink, drinking alcohol, friendship, fight, pregnancy, car, manhood, male female relationship, border, hospital, alcohol, childbirth, bachelor, middle aged, marriage, mechanic, band, fatherhood, control, delivery, thirty something, friend ...
Place: sweden, finland, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic and weird films with plots about drinking alcohol, friendship, drinking, dialogue, storytelling, mentor and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Wedding Waltz: The Trip (2010), Popular Music (2004), Trees Lounge (1996), Kikujiro (1999), Village of the Stone Roller (1995). 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, semi serious, melancholic, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: on the road, restaurant, friendship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, countryside, loneliness, midlife crisis, eccentricity, existentialism, sarcasm, beautiful scenery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, northern england, london
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95%
Popular Music (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two boys grow up together in town of Pajala at 60's united by rock-n-roll music.
Style: humorous, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, music band, small town, follow your dream, abusive father, youth, rebellion, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, teenage life, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: sweden, himalaya, europe, finland, eastern europe
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69%
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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, semi serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, drinking alcohol, drinking, bar, alcohol, ice cream truck, small town, unemployment, down on your luck, self discovery, human nature, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.8
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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: surreal, stylized, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, thief, running, innocence, on the road, summer, travel, bittersweet, road trip, irresponsible, disorder, grandparent and grandchild ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Village of the Stone Roller (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pekka (Martti Suosalo) saapuu pitkästä aikaa kotiseudulleen pieneen Jerusalemin kylään juhlistamaan kylän viimeisiä häitä. Hänen oma avioliittonsa näyttää ajautuneen umpikujaan. Kylän väki kokoontuu valmistelemaan tätä viimeistä ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: wedding, countryside, social relations, couples, village, village life, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, myth, middle aged man, stone ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
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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, funny, stylized, witty, alternative comedy ...
Plot: road trip, sarcasm, alter ego, culture clash, self discovery, friendship, politics, race issues, dysfunctional family, unlikely friendships, character study, brutality ...
Place: california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having suffered a tragedy, Ben becomes a caregiver to earn money. His first client, Trevor, is a hilarious 18-year-old with muscular dystrophy. One paralyzed emotionally, one paralyzed physically, Ben and Trevor hit the road on a trip into the ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, compassionate, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wheelchair, disability, road trip, caregiver, unlikely friendships, friendship, handicapped, teenage boy, abandoned by father, loss of son, guilty conscience, tragedy ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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58%
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, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Plot: unemployment, restaurant, society, layoff, waitress, loss of child, job seeking, family problems, loss of son, couples, supportive coworker, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Elling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and female-obsessed virgin in his 40s. After two years, the men ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mental illness, mental institution, odd couple, social worker, human nature, misfit, love and romance, friendship between men, poet, pregnancy, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, south pole, cambodia, bosnia, oslo norway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Years after their successful restaurant review tour of Northern Britain, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are commissioned for a new tour in Italy.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, buddies, odd couple, verbal byplay, restaurant, character study, farce, artists and showbiz, actor's life, friends, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, tuscany, pompeii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
My Life as a Dog (1985)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A boy, obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle in 1959 Sweden.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: boxing, coming of age, small town, friendship, soccer, tomboy, teenage life, bittersweet, dog, loneliness, separated, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, humorous, suspense, witty, clever ...
Plot: hospital, satire, legal, nun, half sister, dark humor, power relations, family relations, family problems, fighting the system, workplace, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, affectionate ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, bittersweet, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, cons and scams, friends, rivalry, hostility, competition, scam, adultery ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 7K
Fandango (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: travel, male bonding, male friendship, coming of age, friendship, obsessive quest, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, student life, buddies, love and romance, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: texas, austin texas, vietnam
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50%
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Hustlers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Lauri Nurkse tells that Veijarit is a film about "arjensietokyvyttömyys" (= inability to tolerate everyday life) and about the Peter Pan complex. The main actor Mikko Leppilampi says it's about ...
Style: neo noir, buddy movie
Plot: neo-noir, friendship, male nudity, male friendship, adulthood, drinking alcohol, falling in love, weatherman, skinny dipping, thirty something, bachelor, nightclub ...
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49%
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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, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, bittersweet, couples, best friends, society, strong female presence, realism, weekend, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: vengeance, working class, loneliness, murder, pregnancy, parent child relationship, factory, young woman, mother daughter relationship, unwanted pregnancy, poison, visceral ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: helsinki finland, finland
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47%
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Terri (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: melancholic, depressing, compassionate, clever, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, misfit, physical appearance, small town, overweight child, social relations, freak, teachers and students, mentor, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic, ironic, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, car thief, teenage life, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, coming of age, lifestyle, obsessive quest, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: oregon, new orleans, new jersey, california
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46%
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Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love and romance, age difference, dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, dark humor, bittersweet, suburbs, self discovery, unlikely relationship, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: long island, usa, new york
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46%
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Withnail & I (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the ...
Style: cult film, witty, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, unemployment, alcohol abuse, friendship, actor, farmer, darkness, strangulation, buddy, english countryside, cottage, poverty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: london, england, europe, northern england
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45%
Lapland Odyssey (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lapland Odyssey is a comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life, Janne wasn't even ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, intense, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, ultimatum, on the road, obsessive quest, youth, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, nothing goes right, escapades, taxi driver, tourist, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, eastern europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Box of Moon Light (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, humorous, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, stranger, free spirit, unfulfillment, introspection, friends, infidelity, phone sex, vandalism, engineer, life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california
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40%
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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, bleak, thought provoking, offbeat, contemplative ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, fish out of water, on the road, gambling, jazz, partners, friendship, disorder, drifter, bohemian life, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, new york, ohio, usa, hungary ...
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38%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, road trip, lesbian, terminal illness, self discovery, on the road, female friendship, murder, domestic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pittsburgh, st. louis missouri, new york, los angeles, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
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Wonder Boys (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Grady (Michael Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, divorce, professor, writers, adultery, dog, college, alienation, university, marijuana, friends, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, humorous, talky, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, playboy, abortion, promiscuity, self discovery, lifestyle, sexual relations, sex, coming of age, infidelity, morality, jazz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Johanneksen leipäpuu (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Manical portrait of a small businessman.
Style: tragicomedy
Plot: business, friendship, female nudity, father daughter relationship, boyfriend, nervous breakdown, male nudity, businessman, small business, melancholy, family relations, mortician ...
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The Road to Wellville (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An unhappy young couple visit the infamous Kellogg spa in Battle Creek, Michigan while a young hustler tries get into the breakfast-cereal business and compete against John Kellogg's corn flakes.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: doctors and patients, couples, goofy hero, cons and scams, countryside, competition, satire, eccentricity, friendship, nurse, doctor, sanitarium ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
One-Way Ticket to Mombasa (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pete loses his consciousness while playing in a pop band. The diagnosis is harsh and the doctor cannot say for sure whether Pete will celebrate his 18th birthday. One night, encouraged by the vodka on Jusa's 18th birthday, Pete confesses his ...
Style: road movie, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, life is a bitch, tragic hero, on the road, child illness, love and romance, unfulfillment, illness, young adult, friendship, aspiring musician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%