Movies like The Adding Machine

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The Adding Machine (1969)
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The Adding Machine (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An accountant whose job is about to be taken over by a computer starts to re-examine his life and his priorities.
Plot: accountant, electric chair, employment, afterlife, murder

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and not serious films with plots about murder, disorder, couples, love and romance, accountant, farce and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Adding Machine: Ealing Comedy (2008), They All Died Laughing (1964), The Thin Pink Line (1998), Bottom Live The Stage Show (1993), The Great American Sex Scandal (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ealing Comedy (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alfie Singh, accountant turned film producer, has a great idea for a film. It's called Ealing Comedy and it's about an accountant turned film producer called Alfie Singh. Alfie will play himself and his real son, Paul, will play his son in ...
Plot: teenage boy, filmmaking, rugby, accountant, film producer, celebrity guest, family relations, celebrity guests, father son relationship, husband wife relationship
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95%
They All Died Laughing (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An English professor decides that there are too many useless people in the world and invents a gas that will kill them off. But first they'll at least have a good laugh.
Plot: murder, gas, poison, older man younger woman relationship, lab rat, extramarital affair, woman smoking cigarette, university professor, dead woman
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88%
The Thin Pink Line (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this mockumentary, a film team in search of a new documentary project determines to find a wrongfully imprisoned death-row inmate. Enter Chauncey Ledbetter, the quirky, potentially gay, prisoner convicted of murdering his high school show choir ...
Style: flamboyance, parody
Plot: rival, supermodel, envy, competition, rivals, murder case, celebrity cameo, weirdo, sergeant, murder, gay interest, male model ...
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85%
Bottom Live The Stage Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Richie buys an inflatable doll named Monica as his lover, and he tries to conceal it from Eddie. But it all goes terribly wrong when Richie accidentally super glues Monica to his groin, mistaking Eddie's super glue for Handcream.
Style: alternative comedy
Plot: television, newspaper, attempted murder, flat, toilet, poison, electric chair, duo, inflation, fight, sexual humor, sunflower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Great American Sex Scandal (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Film highlighting the courtroom antics of the jury.
Style: parody
Plot: prostitute, accountant, jury, embezzlement, courtroom, secretary, satire, shy man, waiter, embezzler, land developer, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Ace (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asso, THE best poker-player in town, was killed in his wedding night, because he won too much against a bad loser. In the 'final' game in heaven the clerk on duty also lost, so Asso can come back to this world as a ghost to search for a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: ghost, afterlife, unfulfillment, supernatural, hitman, couples, bar, murder, couple relations, midlife crisis, deadly, love and romance ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, crimes, buddies, nothing goes right, partners, golden years, dark humor, scam, seance, gangsters, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The second televised production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with Helen Mirren in the cast, although this time in a different role (Titania). In the 1968 production, which was released to movie theatres in Europe, but premiered in ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Three on a Spree (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think!
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, love and romance, couples, fortune, colonel, inheritance, millionaire
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Oscar (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film originated as a play in Paris. The story focuses on the one-day adventures of Bertrand Barnier played with a genius of French cinema, Louis de Funes. In the same morning he learns that his daughter is pregnant, an employee stole a large ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: accountant, comedy of errors, farce, family relations, father daughter relationship, suitcase of money, dishonesty, love and romance, power relations, disorder, embezzlement, silly humor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.9
 2K
The Ritz (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On his deathbed Carmine Vespucci's father tells him to "get Proclo". With "the hit" on, Gaetano tells a cab driver to take him where Carmine can't find him. He arrives at the Ritz, a gay bathhouse where he is pursued ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, farce, silly humor, satire, goofy hero, gangsters, artists and showbiz, disorder, couples, aids, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Hotel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: While a British film crew are shooting a version of The Duchess of Malfi in Venice, they in turn are being filmed by a sleazy documentary prima donna while the strange staff share meals which consist of human meat. Then there is the hit man, the ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, surreal, talky ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, lifestyle, deadly, obsession, couple relations, filmmaking, prostitute, hotel, cannibalism, tour guide, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, venice, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Kai Rabe gegen die Vatikankiller (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: murder, movie business, filmmaking, film industry, satire, film making
Place: vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Otto ist auf Frauen scharf (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: farce, female objectification, german humor, accountant, heterosexuality, playboy, hospital, stewardess, chase, garbage
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A housewife, bored with her bra-manufacturer husband, who spends most of his time obsessed with classical music, strikes up an affair with one of his employees whom she hides in the attic--something both she and the lover find quite a suitable ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, family relations, wizards and magicians, attic, couples, love and romance, workplace romance, social differences, dangerous attraction, factory, eccentric family, infidelity ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
American Raspberry (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been substituted. Included in the mix are such show as The ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: satire, erection, electric chair, ira, disorder, tv show, media satire, chaos and mayhem, silly humor, media, society, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mary Had a Little... (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A theatrical impresario tries to win a bet with a psychiatrist over the production of a perfect baby.
Style: humorous, sexual, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: disorder, couples, doctors and patients, pregnancy, mental illness, fall in love, power relations, love and romance, psychiatrist, baby, shakespeare, hypnosis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Fat Spy (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A mostly-deserted island, which is believed to be the home to the fountain of youth, is off the coast of Florida. The island gets some visitors in the form of a teenage boy band, "the Wild Ones", and their gang of swimsuit-clad young ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mermaid, air conditioner, fountain of youth, island, boat, lipstick, horse riding, talking to the camera, playing acoustic guitar, fishing, pier, camera shot of bare feet ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The divine Didi, a European actress known more for her bubble bath scenes than for her acting, decides she has had enough with bubble baths and wants to be taken seriously as an actress. So much so that she runs away during the middle of a scene ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, hotel, chase, love triangle, mistaken identity, couple relations, farce, nothing goes right, chases and races, actor's life, on the run, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Run for Your Wife (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which involves varying shift work! Simple? Well, when John ...
Style: realistic, not serious, feel good, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: couples, disorder, love and romance, love triangle, infidelity, comedy of errors, dishonesty, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, farce, taxi driver, bigamy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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In the Spirit (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in upstate New York to get away from a murderer who is ...
Plot: prostitution, odd couple, murder, apartment, new age, murderer, female protagonist
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Peter Pan Goes Wrong (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The Olivier Award-winning Mischief Theatre brings Peter Pan Goes Wrong to BBC One. As part of its commitment to community theatre, the BBC has commissioned The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, an amateur dramatics group, to recreate the JM Barrie ...
Plot: play within film, television studio, backstage, pirate ship, live performance, farce, pageant, storyteller, breaking the fourth wall, masquerade
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.7
 74
Zeroes (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When best friends, Ray and Kenneth, drunkenly foil a robbery, Philadelphia becomes abuzz with the antics of these local heroes.
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: halloween party, nudity (full frontal - brief), halloween, comics, halloween costume, masturbation, superhero, violence, murder, car on fire, training, vigilante ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, ghost, dysfunctional family, love and romance, nothing goes right, family relations, couples, radio, fish out of water, mental illness, disorder, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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So There (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A trucker, an accountant, a former plumber hospitalised after a suicide attempt... Presided over by the accountant, the three families decide to buy a truck, a trucker's dream. The father, practical joker, and larger-than-life lover, keeps a ...
Plot: patriarch, father son relationship, hospital, cruelty, truck driver, plumber, picnic, mafioso, father daughter relationship, suicide attempt, family relations, brother brother relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Work is a 4-Letter Word (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dreamlike satire about a young man who resists getting a job at the lone employing conglomerate in his dreary industrial town, but changes his mind when he discovers the plant's boiler room has the perfect climate to assist him with his pet ...
Plot: job, weirdo, technology, underground, surrealism, fiancee, employment, factory, cult, machine, mushroom
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Otley (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A petty crook finds himself mistaken for a murderer and a secret agent.
Plot: intelligence, river boat, beer drinking, timebomb, hitman, pistol, running, party, confusion, thief, airport, castle ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bullit & Riper (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Plot: investigation, murder, friendship, partners against crime, partners, odd couple, law enforcement, disorder, misunderstanding, deadly, buddies, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, naivete, indoor, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Little Bossings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Torky is a bookkeeper working for Baba a millionaire cash management specialist. Because of some conflict in her business that puts her life in danger, Baba entrusts the safety of her son Justin to Torky who takes him home to meet his daughter Ice ...
Plot: demolition, swimming pool, hummer, nun, father daughter relationship, orphanage, scam, hiding, wig, watermelon, marketplace, guitar ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%