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One in a Million (1995)
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One in a Million (1995)
Original name: En på miljonen
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Torsten Södergren lives in a normal house with his normal family in a completely normal city. Every morning he greets his normal neighbours before getting into his normal car and drives the usual way to his ordinary work at an ordinary bank. But one day he is fired from his work after twenty years of loyal service. Now he is prepared to do anything to get it back...
Plot: money, unemployment, bank robbery, suicide attempt, lottery, bank, employment agency
Place: eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about money, unemployment, female nudity, friends, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) and lottery mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like One in a Million: Found Money (1983), The Reunion (2002), Off and Running (2008), One-Week Bachelors (1982), Till Luck Do Us Part (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Found Money (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Max and Sam, disillusioned with people's day-to-day callousness toward each other, and angered by a pension-stealing bank, invent The Invisible Friend, Inc. The intention was to reward kind acts, but things rarely turn out as planned.
Plot: retirement, unemployment, scheme, friendship, money, bank, theft, security guard, caper, banking, computer expert, good samaritan
Place: new york
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Macken - Roy's & Roger's bilservice (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roy and Roger decide to close their gasstation for the summer, to try to find where, what and how their lost father is. Roger also falls in love and much more.
Plot: father son reunion, brother brother relationship, service station, estranged father, gas station, money, teddy bear, blackmail, insurance agent, filling station, escalator, repairman ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, eastern europe
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The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, high school reunion, class reunion, party, family relations, couples, youth, teenage life, romance, love and romance, adultery, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
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Off and Running (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A missed highway exit and here is Darry Marzouki, unemployed conjurer, crossing the road with Irène Montier Duval, a beautiful bourgeois, the Hermès bag full of banknotes. Out of love, she served as an intermediary in an arms sale between a French ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: dishonesty, on the run, love affair, unemployment, love and romance, female director, gun, corruption, kidnapping, restaurant, money, alzheimer's disease ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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One-Week Bachelors (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gary's wife going away and he drives her to the airport. Gary has planned a week of hard work but at the airport he met Lasse, and then becomes nothing that Gary had in mind. An unlikely friendship develops between the two, and Gary succeed in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friends, rave, disorder, buddies, odd couple, nothing goes right, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), comedy of errors, architect, children, drinking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Till Luck Do Us Part (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Check out the hilarious story of luck and misadventures of Tino, a family man whose life is transformed after he wins the lottery. Dazzled by wealth, this boaster spends all his money on a life of luxury and ostentation. But after finding out that ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Plot: bad luck, fortune, luxury, luck, money, lottery, bankrupt, winning, husband wife relationship, family relations, overnight success, pregnancy ...
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The Winsome Widow (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of the Savior for a rich husband, car accident, the beautiful wife Catherine is preparing to collect the enormous legacy but because the deceased has not made a will and when he was alive was sterile, his wife’s legacy will benefit ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: money, death, husband, footsie under the table, sex, erotica, female nudity, large breasts, deep cleavage, nightgown, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Breaking the Bank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: With ruthless US and Japanese investment banks circling Tuftons, a struggling two-hundred-year-old, family-run British bank, can its bumbling, incompetent chairman, Sir Charles Bunbury, fend off the onslaught and save the bank?
Plot: dog, kendo, homeless, business, layoff, party, money, british, capitalism, bank, trafficking, insider trading ...
Place: london
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If I Were a Rich Man (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Between Alice, a hospital nurse and Aldo, a shampoo sales representative, things have turned sour of late. Alice blames her husband for lacking ambition and contemplates divorce.One day Aldo wins the ten million euro lotto prize. But, unwilling to ...
Plot: hypocrite, fortune, lottery winner, lottery, deception, female nudity, divorce, money, office, salesman, unfaithful wife, mobbing ...
Place: paris france
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39%
The Apple War (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A German businessman wants to buy land in southern Sweden for a gigantic amusement park, his new project called "Deutschneyland" (a wordplay of Deutschland and Disneyland). Some of the locals dislike the idea, including the magically ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, suspense, biting ...
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Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fairy tale and satire about a wealthy industrialist, whose son has been subdued and oppressed and totally uninterested in his father's business.
Style: tragicomedy, surreal, realistic, not serious, offbeat ...
Plot: mother son incest, factory, oedipus complex, farce, rivalry, deadly, crimes, workplace, crime gone awry, rebelliousness, family business, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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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 ...
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Place: sweden
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The Adventures of Picasso (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso shows talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is discovered by a rich American millionaire and starts to earn ...
Style: saga, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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38%
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Horn of Plenty (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual
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Time: 18th century
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The Honest One (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 93 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: gay slur, male homosexuality, con artists, unemployment, inheritance, dressmaker, homelessness, heiress, lesbian, homosexuality
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Get a Job (2011)
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Genre: Comedy
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33%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Country: Romania
Duration: 86 min.
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33%
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Strike It Rich (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
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Lotto (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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For 200 Grand, You Get Nothing Now (1982)
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Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
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