Movies like Dixie: Changing Habits (1983) TVM

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Dixie: Changing Habits (1983) TVM (1983)
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Dixie: Changing Habits (1983)    TVM (1983)
Original name: Dixie: Changing Habits
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dixie is caught operating a whore house, and is sentenced to 90 days house arrest in a convent! Can Dixie bend to the ways of the convent nuns to avoid jail?
Plot: mother superior, police, religion, prostitution, courtroom, nun, brothel, judge, financial crisis, blackmail, punishment, catholic, convent, hardship, prayer, lamb, pottery

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Most similar movies to Dixie: Changing Habits (1983) TVM

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about police, nun, convent, mother superior, crimes, priest and female nudity mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Dixie: Changing Habits (1983) TVM: Nasty Habits (1977), Cradle Song (1961), The Runner Stumbles (1979), Vice (2000), Story of a Cloistered Nun (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nasty Habits (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.
Plot: abbess, convent, nun, novice, catholic, catholic priest, mother superior, catholic church, newcomer, watergate, priest
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Cradle Song (1961)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a Castilian convent of the late nineteenth century, the community of cloistered nuns celebrates the onomastic of their superior with a poem. She is also visited by the doctor, Don Jose, who diagnosed a disease with poor prognosis. Shortly after a ...
Plot: mother superior, catholic orphanage, convent, baby, abbess, nun, orphan
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The Runner Stumbles (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dick Van Dyke stars as a priest accused of murdering a nun. Directed by Stanley Kramer, this 1979 drama also features Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Beau Bridges and Tammy Grimes.
Plot: priest in love, catholic priest, convent, nun, catholic, catholic church, priest
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Vice (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Details the trial of a young Texas "erotic dancer" on charges of lurid behavior and indecent exposure and the various witnesses who testify both for and against her.
Plot: police, cross examination, prosecutor, courtroom, bad cop, secret police, police officer
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Story of a Cloistered Nun (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman who was promised to a powerful family's son at birth falls in love with another man, refuses to renounce him, and is sent to a nunnery by her shocked parents. Once there, she first undergoes degradation to acclimatize her to convent ...
Plot: mother superior, nun, female full frontal nudity, lesbian, female nudity, abbess, corruption, convent, corrupt, evil nun, nun's habit, murder ...
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88%
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First Sunday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Durell and LeeJohn are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When told they have one week to pay a $17,000 debt or Durell will lose his son, they come up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. Instead, they end up spending ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: friendship, heist, church, hostage, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, hostages, partners, society, disorder, forceful separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Christmas Lilies of the Field (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sometime after the events in 'Lilies of the Field' (1963) Homer Smith returns to the Church he helped build to find the nuns have taken in a group of homeless children.
Plot: chapel, catholic priest, catholic school, abbess, nun, convent, christmas, church, mother superior, convent school, priest, catholic orphanage ...
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87%
Without Compassion (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Peru, Mexico, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lima, 1980s. Based upon Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.
Plot: punishment, police, confession, husband wife relationship, anguish, landlady, hate, death, landlord, suspicion, religion, double murder ...
Place: peru
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Partners (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Benson is a police detective. After a series of murders in the Gay community he is ordered to go undercover with a gay police clerk named Kerwin as his partner. In order to be noticed they have to be flamboyant enough to attract attention which ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: murder, pretending to be gay, deadly, law enforcement, odd couple, unlikely partners, partners, gays and lesbians, investigation, silly humor, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, family life, parents and children, unlikely couple, love and romance, nothing goes right, single parent, religions or cults, buddies, teaching the ways of the world, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Death of Dick Long (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dick died last night, and Zeke and Earl don’t want anybody finding out how. That’s too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, serious
Plot: investigation, bestiality, police, buddies, buried truth, secret, hidden truth, small town, death, sexual abuse, blood, crime ...
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The New Adventures of Heidi (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.
Plot: girl, restaurant, snow, christmas, nun, operation, blindness, mother superior, convent
Place: new york, switzerland, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Abduction of Saint Anne (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A cynical detective and a Roman Catholic bishop team up to investigate the reported miraculous powers of a 17-year-old girl being held captive in the home of her father, an ailing syndicate kingpin.
Plot: bishop, miraculous event, catholicism, catholic church, catholic priest, mother superior, catholic, convent, nun, priest, kidnapping
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Wild 90 (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Norman Mailer’s first feature filmmaking effort stars the director and his two longtime collaborators Buzz Farbar and Mickey Knox as a trio of gangsters holed up in a ramshackle New York apartment, drinking, braying, and fighting.
Style: cinema verite
Plot: mafioso, hiding place, bandit, improv, mafia, warehouse, police, cult
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.5
 701
Crazy Mama (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jonathan Demme directs this joyous unrelentlessly kitchy celebration of 50's America.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, disturbing, psychotronic ...
Plot: cross country, on the road, family relations, misfit, society, chases and races, anti heroes, social misfits, crimes, chase, graphic violence, anti hero ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: arkansas, florida, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 518
The Black List (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the trial of a judge who was found with a prostitute, a list of clients pops up. It contains the names of some very influential judges and politicians. Then, dead bodies and death threats erupt. Jacques is the trial judge and his own life seems ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: blackmail, prostitution, courtroom, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Beyond the Law (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Takes place over the course of one feverish night in a Manhattan police precinct and neighboring bar.
Style: cinema verite
Plot: improv, police officer, abandoned, police, irish american, husband wife relationship, police lieutenant, cult, mayor, interrogation, criminal, police station
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Glaring Emission (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian Torro (Sean Dennison) has built his career -- and his sizable fortune -- on his ability to make people believe anything. When a client (Joe Reed) uncovers his ruse by chance and tries to blackmail him for 50 million euros, Torro's only ...
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The Castro's Abbess (1974)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young woman is forced into a convent. However, due to her nobility she rises to be an abbess. She has to deal with corruption in the church.
Plot: convent, nun, monsignor, mother superior, catholic church, priest, erotica, bishop, middle aged, abbess, catholic priest, female nudity ...
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City Under Siege (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A string of violent jewel robberies force Police Inspector Parrino to get rough with the city’s criminal scum. Things take a turn for the worse when he’s confronted with the murder of an prostitute.
Plot: police officer, suburbs, police, prostitution, drug, drugs
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 102 min.
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81%
 5.6
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Lionhead (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank desperately wants to marry his girlfriend, against the wishes of her father. When he buys a ring from a con artist, criminal investigators, the mob and even the pizza boy get involved.
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81%
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Running Hot (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen convicted of murdering his father escapes from authorities and heads for Arizona with a prostitute.
Plot: escape, teenager, police, prostitute, skinny dipping, prostitution, escaped convict, female masturbation, love, female nudity, manhunt, sleazy ...
Place: arizona
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81%
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Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At long last, Madea returns to the big screen in TYLER PERRY'S MADEA GOES TO JAIL. This time America's favorite irreverent, pistol-packin' grandmomma is raising hell behind bars and lobbying for her freedom...Hallelujer!
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: prison, confined, prison life, farce, fish out of water, friendship, disorder, drugs/alcohol, goofy hero, elderly, nothing goes right, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.3
 98
Farfallon (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview
Style: parody
Plot: runaway, prison, jail, nun, escape, revenge, convent, mother superior, police
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Rape of a Nun (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young girl is forced by her father to become a nun. But soon she finds out that dark secrets are hiding behind the convent walls and that she's there to serve lustful human masters and not God.
Plot: convent, nun, rap, rape, sex, evil nun
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81%
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Noise (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man who is being driven crazy by the noise in New York City decides to take vigilante action against it.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, offbeat
Plot: vandalism, vigilante, vigilantism, society, fighting the system, losing-it hero, love and romance, rivalry, satire, heroic mission, city life, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.6
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China Dolls (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tong catches Chiu attempting to rape his wife May (Amy Yip). They scuffle and Tong shoots Chiu dead with Chiu's gun. They flee but Tong is killed in a shootout with police. May begs an officer to take her child, since if he is repatriated ...
Plot: prostitution, baby, murder, sex scene, female nudity, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, prostitute, sexploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), police officer ...
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80%
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Harlem Nights (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: "Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized crime and police corruption in the 1920s, any ...
Style: stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nightclub, rivalry, friends, gangsters, interracial relations, police, bully, crimes, crime, corruption, cons and scams, nightlife ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 80s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Ref (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: hostage, christmas, dysfunctional family, farce, holiday, robbery, dark humor, blackmail, christmas party, thief, alcoholic, dinner ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%