Movies like Special Treatment

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Special Treatment (1980)
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Special Treatment (1980)
Original name: Poseban tretman
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Ilic works in the hospital for compulsory treatment of alcoholics. By conducting his own "special treatment" through physical exercises, apple eating, the healing effects of listening to Wagner's music and psychodrama, a group of six patients have been taken to visit the brewery where there is a problem of alcoholism in the workplace.
Plot: alcohol abuse, sex, musician, hotel, blonde, family relations, train, hospital, actor, seduction, secret, alcoholic, old man, patient, singing, mental illness, doctor, beer, marriage proposal, satire, single father, tyrant, totalitarianism, night, diet ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family relations, hospital, drinking alcohol and apology mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Special Treatment: The Marathon Family (1982), Balkan Spy (1984), The Elusive Summer of '68 (1984), The Days on Earth Are Flowing (1979), The Tragic Burlesque (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Marathon Family (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Topalovic family has been in the burial business for generations. When the old (150 yrs old) Pantelija dies, five generations of his heirs start to fight for the inheritance.
Style: realistic, not serious, sincere, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, family business, cemetery, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, farce, workplace, pianist, corporate world, crematorium, mafia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, serbia
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, satire, paranoia, josef stalin, human nature, false accusation, mistaken identity, political unrest, dark humor, social relations, state affairs, amateur detective ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, belgrade
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The Elusive Summer of '68 (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For the young man who lives in Serbian province town, the maturing coincides with the turbulent political events of the year 1968.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, family relations, revolution, coming of age, love and romance, state affairs, youth, romance, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, bare breasts ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, balkan, prague ...
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The Days on Earth Are Flowing (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A profoundly empathetic, unpretentious and droll account of a how a swarthy, Hemingway-like sailor upends the droning routines of a nursing home when he checks himself in. Though his subtle interactions with the other residents – including his ...
Plot: retirement home, new year's eve party, drawing, heart attack, artist, old woman, party, old man, brawl, family relations, folk song, aging ...
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64%
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The Tragic Burlesque (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a way of protesting for inhuman living conditions and the shortage of medications caused by the disintegration of Yugoslavia and its sanctions, a doctor in a hospital decides to close his clinic for mental illness. His wish is to return the ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, farce, old woman, mental patient, bride and groom, marriage, tragic event, wedding, old man, father son relationship, doctor, father in law daughter in law relationship ...
Place: serbia, belgrade
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Who Has Seen the Wind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The coming-of-age of adolescent Brian O'Connal in small town Depression-era Saskatchewan is told. The son of the local pharmacist Gerald O'Connal, Brian is in many ways a typical boy, who dislikes school if only because of his run-ins with ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, widow, playground, storm, death of father, coffin, lie, opening a door, apology, climbing stairs, dog, meeting ...
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How I Was Systematically Destroyed by Idiots (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows a life of a homeless, but very well read, Marxist who is coping with Che's death and wishes to live a life of revolutions and workers' uprisings. He is a hypochondriac, bitter at the world, and blaming his old capitalist ...
Plot: brother, hill, girl, bus, mother, sea, health, marxist, fire, beard, wrestler, butt naked ...
Place: yugoslavia, belgrade, former yugoslavia
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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along ...
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: misfit, society, human nature, rich and poor, working class, ghetto, anti semitism, social differences, workplace situations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, youth ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Another Round (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four high school teachers launch a drinking experiment: upholding a constant low level of intoxication.
Style: unusual plot structure, semi serious, ironic, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: teacher, alcohol abuse, drinking alcohol, drinking, drunkenness, binge drinking, group of friends, experiment gone awry, experiment, teacher student relationship, alcohol, friendship ...
Time: year 2011, year 2013
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark, eastern europe
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Smiles of sad men (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A writer gets into a rehab where he meets a lot of successful men who destroyed their lives with alcohol.
Style: captivating, compassionate, melancholic, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, recovery, marathon, family, writers, addiction, alcoholic, drunkenness, old man, drunken man, friend ...
Place: europe, central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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Dimboola (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dimboola follows the interaction of various characters at a country wedding reception.
Plot: cigarette smoking, singing, bicycle, newspaper reporter, cross dressing, gender disguise, euphemism, riding a bicycle, brunette, lying on bed, butt naked, night ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rams (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In remote Western Australia, two estranged farmer brothers, Colin and Les, are at war. But when Les' prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley - so the brothers must work ...
Plot: sheep, brother brother relationship, veterinarian, countryside, bureaucracy, held at gunpoint, family relations, outback, dog, doctor, community, fire ...
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The Party (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing, political ...
Plot: secret, husband wife relationship, party, politician, drinking, apology, friend, anger, flat, professor, telephone, revenge ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Crazy for Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal comedy about two young lovers who get married and escape from a mental institution in search of new ways to die...and the white light.
Style: light, touching, captivating, melancholic
Plot: love at first sight, suicidal, mental illness, surrealism, hospital, male female relationship, doctor, group therapy, therapy, vegetarian, depression, escape ...
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Why Shoot the Teacher? (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's the winter of 1935 and Max Brown is newly arrived in Willowgreen, Saskatchewan - a rural Canadian prairie town - on his first teaching job in a one room schoolhouse. He quickly realizes that this is not his dream situation: the winter is ...
Plot: great depression, teacher, prairie, isolation, canadian, schoolhouse, framed photograph, drawing, marriage, meeting, male in bathtub, train ...
Time: year 1935
Place: canada
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Strange Relations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama - A NYC psychiatrist is diagnosed with leukemia - and when he finds out he was adopted, he travels to England in search of his birth mother and some answers. - Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl
Style: semi serious, emotional, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: adoption, terminal illness, self discovery, uncover truth, family problems, hopes, introspection, family life, parents and children, working class, dysfunctional family, transplant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, england, europe, liverpool
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Don's Party (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Don's Party stars John Hargreaves as Don Henderson, a schoolteacher living with his wife, Kath (Jeanie Drynan), in 1969. Out of boredom, he invites a small group of friends to celebrate a predicted Australian Labor Party (ALP) election victory, ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: cuckolded husband, politics, friends, friendship, suburbs, infidelity, australian, party, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, suburban life, media satire ...
Time: 60s, year 1967, 1960s, year 1969
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Dog Who Loved Trains (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fugitive girl, a stuntman and a young man who lost his dog quite some time before, are joining together on a trip to reach each of their own destination. A youngster gets emotionally connected to the girl, and he'd try to help her to leave ...
Plot: fair, dog, train, runaway, cowboy, symbolism, drug dealer, prisoner, orphanage, dead father, motorcycle, naivete ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, family relations, dysfunctional family, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, family problems, addiction, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, michigan, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
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Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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SubUrbia (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial relations, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, buddies, partners, youth, friends, hanging, society, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, husband wife relationship, family history, hypocrisy, irony, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
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29%
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, realistic, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, aspiring actor, satire, haunted by the past, profanity, mental illness, rehabilitation, obsession, parents and children, family problems, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Bug Killer (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A teenager fails to find (and keep) jobs which makes his father doubt the reason might be the boy's lack of sexual experience. As all his efforts prove to be unsuccessful, the father gives up, but not the boy's aunt.
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, bakery, incest, cockroach, male nudity, first sex, bare breasts, male full rear nudity, large breasts, older woman younger man sex
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29%
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Quality Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: You can’t choose your family – which is why Conrad limits his visits with his parents to an absolute minimum. When venomous, irritable Carl injures himself seriously in a fall, his reluctant son Conrad and the butt-of-all-jokes Jonas has no ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sentimental ...
Plot: family life, family problems, parents and children, elderly, aging, disorder, three generations, reunion, family relations, dildo, nagging and grouching, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, central europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Impossible Years (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trouble in suburbia: psychiatrist's teenage daughter gets arrested for demonstrating on a college campus--holding a sign with a "dirty word" written on.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: college life, family relations, psychiatrist, down on your luck, cons and scams, parents and children, college, family life, teenage life, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s
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29%
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 ⇓
29%
Beware of a Holy Whore (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tensions between members of a film crew build while they wait for the arrival of the director and star to arrive on location.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, hotel, satire, gender bending, disgruntled, dark humor, social relations, disorder, fashion, village, showbiz, destructive relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, sister sister relationship, confession, secret, jealousy, family life, family gatherings, family problems, wedding preparations and rituals, couples, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, long island, harvard university, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, family relations, adoption, parents and children, drinking problem, marital problem, unhappy, diary, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, massachusetts, california, new jersey
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