Movies like The Boom

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The Boom (1963)
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The Boom (1963)
Original name: Il Boom
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sweet-sour comedy on Italy's 1950's rage to get rich as fast as possible! The businessman wants to satisfy his wife's craving for luxury and a "respectable life" so he becomes heavily indebted. In desperation he agrees to sell a precious part of his body for a large sum of money. But just before the crucial operation he panics...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: elevator, eyeglasses, dancing, horse, party, money, clinic, tennis, debt, eye, rainstorm, phone booth, italian history, loan, operating room, umbrella, money problems, telephone call, joke, telephone conversation, procession, religious procession
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to The Boom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out italian comedy, humorous, realistic and semi serious films with plots about friendship, priest, hospital, satire, doctor, husband wife relationship and joke mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Boom: Be Sick... It's Free (1968), Great! (1986), The Last Judgment (1961), All My Friends Part 3 (1985), A Common Sense of Modesty (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Be Sick... It's Free (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The eventful ascent of a doctor in the corrupted Italian healthcare system.
Style: italian comedy
Plot: sanity, mother in law daughter in law relationship, envy, first person narration, hospital, ambulance, nun, corruption, large family, publicity, ambition, social climber ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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100%
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Great! (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Carlo Verdone at his best is incredibly supported by a fantastic Alberto Sordi and a cast of street-genie non-actors that outperform beyond any imagination.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, rivalry, beach, pinball machine, motorcycle, motorcycle gang
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Last Judgment (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Last Judgement (Italian: Il giudizio universale) is a 1961 commedia all'italiana film by Italian director Vittorio De Sica. It was coproduced with France. It has an all-star Italian and international cast, including Americans Jack Palance, ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: mob, television, tv, storm, rain
Place: napoli italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
All My Friends Part 3 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This time the "amici" (friends) are just four: Necchi, Meandri, Mascetti and Sassaroli. Nevertheless they are older they still love to spend their time mainly organizing irresistible jokes to everyone in every kind of situation. Mascetti ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: joke, male friendship, friendship between men, clinic, friend
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Il prof. Dott. Guido Tersilli, primario della clinica Villa Celeste convenzionata con le mutue (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Story of an ambitious young doctor through unethical means intend to make a quick career. Now is primary in a luxury clinic where administers the sick with the same cynicism of his young years.
Plot: nurse, hospital, doctor
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Common Sense of Modesty (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A three novels about an ordinary people discovering erotic movies.
Plot: film within a film, lesbian, seduction, sex, priest, female nudity, male full rear nudity, porn magazine, lesbianism
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Taste of Life (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elvio Battistini works as a ticket taker in the local cinema of the small town where he lives. He has a prosthesis in one leg, the result of an accident, but he tells anyone who will listen it is a war injury. Giuseppe Mondardini, is also an older ...
Plot: melancholy, old age, friendship, old man
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The New Monsters (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 15 years after the monumental "I mostri" which was a great example of Italian sketch comedy, 3 of the greatest Italian directors ever (Risi, Monicelli, Scola) the best Italian writers ever (Age, Scarpelli) the best Italian actors ever ...
Style: anthology, grotesque, italian comedy
Plot: terrorism, funeral, kidnapping, restaurant, priest, police, police officer, communist, homeless, shot to death, mafia, hitchhiking ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Fun Is Beautiful (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meets a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full of stockings and biro pens. The last one is a hippy whose ...
Plot: father son relationship, topless, zoo, hippie, abusive boyfriend, unrequited love, mother son relationship
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Girl in Australia (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about an old fashioned Italian with moral values of the 1930/40's ,who has to find a wife in the modern, woman's liberated society of Australia of the 1960/70's.
Style: surprise ending, epic
Plot: hotel room, train station, threatened with a knife, fight, friend, crying, bar, fake identity, performance, helicopter, face mask, desert ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Give Me Five (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Two episodes: A roman coachman fulfills the dream of his life and meets the Pope. A priest crazy about dancing wins the first prize in a contest.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: dancing, pasta, dance contest, priest
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Anche se volesse lavorare, che faccio? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Italian comedy
Plot: carabinieri, robbery, museum, thief
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Two Marines and a General (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In May 1943, two American soldiers, Joe and Frank, of Italian descent are searching the North African desert for a German general called Von Kassler, when they are captured by Von Kassler aide Inge Schultze who lets them escape with fake war plans, ...
Plot: world war two, secret weapon, nazi officer, secret plan, u.s. army, italian american, german army
Time: 1940s
Place: italy, north africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Time for Loving (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A comedy about the adventures of several families during their sea vacations.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, touching, emotional ...
Plot: wooing, resort, teenage life, reunion, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, beach, friends, love affair, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Let's Have a Riot (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Episodes centering on different aspects of early 1970s Italian life:set in a television studio, a factory, a university, and a Catholic parish.
Style: intellectual
Plot: theft, big business, celibacy, religion, university, student, husband wife relationship, defecation, cashier, injustice, education, hypocrisy ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Ratataplan (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Misadventures of Colombo, an engineer in Milano. He is the only winner of an admission test for a job, and just for this reason he isn't hired. So he becomes a barman, and he discovers a special formula that turns simple water into the ...
Style: silent film
Plot: kicked in the butt, surrealism, sleeping bag, slap, sandwich, bugle, goose, bus, magic show, argument, axe, fire ...
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
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Countersex (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An anthology of sex themed stories
Style: sex comedy, anthology
Plot: husband wife relationship, married couple, businesswoman, love, grandmother, sunday, musician, cocaine, professor, student
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Big Fox (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ugo Maria Volpone is a very rich shipowner. He dissimulates to be close to die in order to have the attention of three of his friends: Corvino, Voltore and Corbaccio. The three accepts every kind of humiliation and money loss in order to inherit all ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: extortion, joke, friendship, cheating, butler, footsie under the table, humiliation, inheritance
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Easy Life (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Italian doctor starts a new life in Kenya to escape the city, but life catches up with him when an old friend offers his assistance along with his wife, who happens to be an old lover. (Italian with English subtitles).
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: doctors and patients, couples, love affair, couple relations, clinic, hospital, friendship, doctor, infidelity, one night stand, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, italy, kenya, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
White Collar Blues (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of one year, shown in a variety ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: office, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, farce, power relations, down on your luck, boss and employee, workplace situations, new year's eve, surrealism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Fascist (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1944. Primo Arcovazzi a fanatic member of Brigate Nere (fascist organization) is in charge to bring an opponent to the regime, Prof. George Wilson, from Abruzzo to Roma. He accepted the mandate because of his wish to be upgraded to ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: italian fascism, truce, world war two, italian history, prisoner, fascism, civil war
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
My Brother Has Come (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ovidio Ceciotti is a teacher, he is plump and he is not a man of character. He is treated badly by his school-master, by his students, by Lidia, his girl and even by his dog. One day his twin arrives. He calls himself Ralph Benson and has a ...
Plot: twin brother, flower shop, brother, waiter, telephone call, playing piano, school class, school, show, mistaken identity, liquor, train ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Nineties (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scandalously famous collections of short Italian comedies of the 90s! All that was "fun" in those years in Italy - all here! The sea of black humor on all issues - sex, politics, mafia, crime, TV...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Anni 90 - Part II (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Second scandalously famous collections of short Italian comedies of the 90s! All that was "fun" in those years in Italy - all here! The sea of black humor on all issues - sex, politics, mafia, crime, TV...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Queens (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four unrelated short comedies by four different directors. "Queen Sabina"chronicles the sexual misadventures of a teenage girl on the road home. "Queen Armenia" centers on a self-serving opportunistic gypsy babysitter who uses ...
Style: sex comedy, italian comedy, anthology
Plot: female nudity, champagne, red wine, joke, scotch whiskey, car, love
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Love and Marriage (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An anthology comedy with segments about love and marriage.
Style: anthology
Plot: husband wife relationship, money, chastity, groom, love, fiancee, aristocrat, vacation, sicilian, male female relationship, satire, compilation ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
La sedia della felicità (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dino craft practice tattoos, Bruna is a beautician; their studies are facing each other. They learn of a mysterious treasure hidden in a chair that belonged to a woman now dead.
Plot: small town, seance, beautician, boar, tattoo artist, chair, priest, treasure hunt
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
I Am Self Sufficient (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michele Apicella lives in Rome, in an apartment paid for by his father. Abandoned by his wife and his son Andrea, he occupies his time acting in an experimental theater company under the artistic direction of his friend Fabio.
Style: experimental, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: politics, society, artists and showbiz, actor's life, cause and meaning, direction and purpose, years of lead, stage play, theater, unrequited love, loneliness, communism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
It's a Hard Life (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Licenziato dai padroni della miniera presso cui lavora come responsabile dei servizi culturali, Luciano Bianchi decide di vendicarsi, anche per scuotere l'opinione pubblica sulla morte di alcuni minatori avvenuta in una grave sciagura sul ...
Plot: working class, revenge, swiss, director, unfaithful wife, satire, bomb, police, cheating wife, advertising, unfaithful husband, mine ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: milan italy, italy, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Them who? (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: David's life is changed forever after his meeting with Marcello, a clever con man.
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: cons and scams, opportunist, escapades, con artists, naivete, new life, reputation, adventure, quitting a job, relationship vs career, layoff, crime investigation ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%