Movies like Wives

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Wives (1975)
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Wives (1975)
Original name: Hustruer
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The first of Anja Breiens Wives trilogy.
Plot: feminism, rebel, weekend, party, city, women, female director

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Most similar movies to Wives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and light films with plots about feminism, women, society, friendship, husband wife relationship, male nudity and female director mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wives: Hvem har bestemt? (1978), Goodbye Solidarity (1985), Miss Arizona (2018), Faces of Women (1985), Stand Up and Be Counted (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wives - Ten Years After (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten years have passed since our three heroines' first outing in 1975. Now the women meet at yet another class reunion. Not surprisingly, they are still unwilling to call it a night after the party is over. Husbands and children must celebrate ...
Plot: drunkenness, husband wife relationship, party, urban setting, weekend, city, female director
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95%
Hvem har bestemt? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The anarchist Ottar is being locked up in a mental institution after a serious of tantrums that involves rage against the machine.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), unemployment, rebel, masturbation, marxism, city, communism, anarchy, paranoia, mental institution, police, chase
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36%
Goodbye Solidarity (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A story about the generation of 1968.
Plot: marxism, vulgarity, rebel, parents, solidarity, fascism, city, sex, party, death, divorce, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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31%
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Miss Arizona (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rose Raynes was crowned Miss Arizona - 15 years ago. Now a bored housewife trapped in a less-than-ideal-marriage , and mourning the independence of her 10-year-old-son, Rose accepts an invitation to teach a life skills class at a women's ...
Plot: masquerade, female impersonator, feminism, crown, beauty pageant, women, queen
Place: arizona, los angeles
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31%
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Faces of Women (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At a festival, a chorus of women sing and dance as two stories unfold. In a village, a young women with a jealous husband gives him something to be jealous about when his younger brother visits from the city.
Plot: village, festival, feminism, sex, loan, dancing
Place: africa
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25%
Stand Up and Be Counted (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sheila is a newspaper reporter who returns to her home town in order to write an article about the progress of the liberation of the women. Arriving at the town she is very surprised to see that her sister and also her mother agree very much with ...
Plot: newspaper, research, fashion, magazine, equality, feminism, writers, women's liberation, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
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Stormland (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tragicomic story of lone rebel Boddi Steingrimsson who lives in a small town in Northern Iceland. Boddi hates materialistic modern society in its entirety and on his blog-page he comically criticizes everything and everyone. Before long he has ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, 2d animation
Plot: criminal, love, tragic hero, heroes, romanticism, alienation, rebel, tradition versus modernity, lone wolves, male nudity, revolutionary, poet ...
Place: iceland
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24%
The Divine Order (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nora is a young housewife and mother, living in a quaint little village with her husband and their two sons. The Swiss countryside is untouched by the major social upheavals the movement of 1968 has brought about. Nora’s life is not affected ...
Style: sincere, humorous, light, captivating
Plot: women's rights, politics, feminism, husband wife relationship, voting, village, countryside, women, society, fighting the system, husband wife estrangement, strike ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: switzerland, zurich switzerland
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23%
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Newton (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A government clerk on election duty in a conflict-ridden jungle of Central India tries his best to conduct free and fair voting despite the apathy of security forces and the looming fear of guerrilla attacks by communist rebels.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: election, rebel, communist, duty, lie, chase, murder, honesty, conversation, forest, village, helicopter ...
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Working Girls (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: GMA Films and Viva Films are releasing a sequel to the 25-year old iconic sexy comedy film and they are calling it Working Girls 2010. The movie will include in the cast four of the original lead stars namely Maria Isabel Lopez, Gina Pareno, Carmi ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, humorous
Plot: working woman, career woman, widow, inheritance, women's rights, urban setting, feminism, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, rise to the top, female protagonist, nurse, police ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Day I Became a Woman (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A girl reaches the age of nine and is supposed to act as a grown woman according to her family. A girl participates in a bike race against the will of her husband. An elderly woman decides she wants to buy all the things she always wanted but could ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: feminism, against the odds, injustice, life is a bitch, culture clash, society, rebelliousness, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, gender, strong female presence, boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, japan, paris france
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22%
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Rainbow Time (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Todd grew up under the strange shadow of his older mentally challenged brother Shonzi. As kids, Shonzi forced Todd to make action movies. As adults he pressures him to share love life details, even showing Shonzi a sex tape he made with an old ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
How to Be a Good Wife (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paulette Van Der Beck and her husband have been running the housekeeping school of Bitche in Alsace for many years. Their mission is to train teenage girls to become the perfect housewives at a time when women were expected to be subservient to ...
Style: satirical, humorous, disturbing, captivating
Plot: feminism, financial problem, boarding school, death of husband, loss of husband, nun, girls' boarding school, boarding school life, bankruptcy, money problems, workplace, changing lives ...
Time: 70s, year 1967, year 1968, 60s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Animals (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, Ireland, Finland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Laura and Tyler are best friends and drinking buddies whose hedonistic existence falls under the creeping horror of adulthood when Laura gets engaged to Jim – an ambitious pianist who surprisingly decides to go teetotal.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous
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Place: dublin ireland, australia, manchester, britain, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
20th Century Women (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: teenager, feminism, coming of age, parent child relationship, loneliness, single mother, mother son relationship, feminist, punk rock, adaptation, character study, parenting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: usa, new york, california
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21%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, filmmaking, violinist, showbiz, imaginary character, couples, postmodernism, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Late Night (2019)
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Country: USA
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Among Ravens (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends who reunite for their annual 4th of July weekend only to be confronted by Chad, a strange and beautiful nature photographer who begins to change their lives one by one.
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21%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Misandrists (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
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20%
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Fullt alvor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Family Weekend (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl takes her parents hostage after they miss her big jump-roping competition.
Style: not serious, humorous, light, captivating, cynical ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Free the Nipple (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army of passionate women launch a revolution to "Free the Nipple" and decriminalize the female body. Based on a true story, this mass movement of topless women, armed with First Amendment lawyers, graffiti installations and national ...
Style: humorous, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: revolution, society, battle of the sexes, rebelliousness, fighting the system, rebellion, against the rules, feminism, female protagonist, journalist, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Ali Wong: Baby Cobra (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Ali Wong might be seven-months pregnant, but there’s not a fetus in the world that can stop this acerbic and savage train of comedy from delivering a masterful hour of stand-up.
Plot: feminism, pregnant woman, pregnant wife, female singer, homeless man, racism, wedding ring, stand up special, twins, miscarriage, asian woman, tai chi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Eating (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At a spacious house in Los Angeles, Helene is turning 40-years old and her friends whom include French filmmaker Martine, house guest Sophie, and Lydia throw her a party. But also there is Kate a friend turning 30, and Sadie a Hollywood film agent ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, artists and showbiz, gender, lifestyle, love and romance, friendship, feminism, nightlife, friends, thirtysomething life, couples, female bonding ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 132K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, funny, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: elderly, friendship, golden years, vacation, funeral, bachelor party, buddies, aging, friendship between men, weekend, disorder, old friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, brooklyn new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.3
 786
Girls Town (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, Patti, Emma, Angela, and Nicki are completing their last year of high school. Unfortunately for the group, one of their own, Nicki, unexpectedly commits suicide. The three remaining women, upon finding out that Nicki had been raped ...
Style: disturbing, touching, sincere, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, women, juvenile delinquency, teenage love, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, human nature, family relations, feminism, suicide, domestic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.4
 43
Desert Rats (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Series pilot about a local rebel who is appointed sheriff of a small Arizona town.
Plot: skater, arizona desert, city, skateboard, jail, sheriff, renegade, rebel, desert, skateboarder
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.
Style: talky, melancholic, light, satirical, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, self discovery, female friendship, social differences, family in crisis, pregnancy, women, feminism, family relations, character study, life philosophy, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, suspense, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, feminism, couples, satire, performer's life, strong female presence, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%