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Carmina and Amen (2014)
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Carmina and Amen (2014)
Original name: Carmina y amén.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her husband dies, Carmina keeps it a secret until a check that he had been expecting comes in.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic
Plot: dishonesty, dark humor, parents and children, cons and scams, mother daughter relationship, money, song, female protagonist, funeral, death of husband, loss of husband, family relations, society, working class, strong female presence, death, marijuana, cemetery, bird, massage, mentally challenged, little girl, corpse, cigarette smoking, granddaughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and captivating films with plots about family relations, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, dark humor, family problems and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Carmina and Amen: Carmina or Blow Up (2012), Happy 140 (2015), Preggoland (2014), Drop Dead Gorgeous (2010), The Italian (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, insurance, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Happy 140 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, light, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, reunion, life turned upside down, lottery, female director, teenage boy, swimming pool ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Preggoland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, life turned upside down, best friends, disorder, lie, faked pregnancy, society, bittersweet, unfulfillment, friends, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Drop Dead Gorgeous (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring model, Cynthia, becomes the focus of a documentary when she is chosen as the face for the world's biggest fashion designer, Claudio. Cynthia accidentally overdoses and with deadlines looming they decide to use her corpse to continue ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: fashion, dark humor, dishonesty, cons and scams, fashion industry, nudity (full frontal - brief), photographer, death, corpse, satire, drug overdose, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship with Hélène,his girlfriend, who is beginning to ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, workplace, dishonesty, society, family relations, power relations, religions or cults, meet the parents, dealer, culture clash, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Believe Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: college, campaign, cons and scams, buddies, charity, student life, dishonesty, youth, money, friends, auditorium, strait jacket ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
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Last Weekend (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, dark humor, friendship, strong female presence, bittersweet, river, dealing with death, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, fall in love, parents and children, workplace situations, workplace, love and romance, society, bittersweet, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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Two Shots Fired (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One early morning, at the beginning of a very hot summer, Mariano, a sixteen-year-old teenager, returns home, jumps into the pool and does some laps with a stopwatch. Then he gets out and mows the lawn, where he accidentally cuts the mower’s power ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, disturbing, offbeat, humorous
Plot: family relations, friendship, teenage life, youth, parents and children, dark humor, siblings relations, friends, urban, gun
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
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Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hoax, self discovery, teenage life, life turned upside down, society, hopes, youth, dishonesty, miraculous event, parents and children, cons and scams, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Four Shades of Brown (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Four stories, all related to fatherhood, are presented: A father tries to stimulate his son by bringing him to his workplace with disastrous consequences. Richard Brunn and his wife, who run a design hotel, suffer a strained relationship as his ...
Style: semi serious, clever, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: group therapy, family relations, suicide attempt, human nature, parents and children, family problems, dark humor, disability, bittersweet, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, society, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, couples, politics, satire, campaign, midlife crisis, americana, political campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
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The Perfect Stranger (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mysterious arrival of a foreigner to a small village in a Mediterranean island, awake the sudden interest from a diverse group of residents, who will appear unexpectedly in the stranger's life, believing that he's going to reopen an ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, light
Plot: village, social relations, village life, redemption, family relations, language barrier, young man, stranger, liberation, fatherhood, irishman, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, eccentric family, parents and children, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, sexual content, strong female presence, countryside, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
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25%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wojnar is a wealthy man who is marrying off his beautiful daughter Kasia, in a small town in present day Poland. Wojnar had to bribe the groom with a fancy car, since Kasia was pregnant by another man. At the end of the ceremony, the car is ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, nothing goes right, dishonesty, gangsters, disorder, dark humor, materialism, parents and children, comedy of errors, bribery, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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Gravehopping (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: semi serious, bleak, humorous, offbeat, realistic
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Duration: 82 min.
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Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, addiction, drug abuse, workplace situations, dark humor, against the rules, life is a bitch, dishonesty, cons and scams, retirement home life, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Granny's Funeral (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A provincial chemist in the throes of a mid-life crisis must choose between burying his dearly departed grandmother and cremating her in this quirky comedy of manners starring Valerie Lemercier, Denis Podalydes, and Isabelle Candelier.
Style: witty, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Single Moms Club (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children's school.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: radio show, parents and children, media, midlife crisis, self discovery, disorder, introspection, family relations, dishonesty, strong female presence, hidden identity, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, contemplative, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, dark humor, dishonesty, ambition, race against time, gambling debt, casino, death of father ...
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Cooking with Stella (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman cooks for clients and tries to keep her thefts of food and money from being discovered.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: dishonesty, power relations, cons and scams, crimes, master and servant, couple relations, satire, strong female presence, cooking and food, couples, family relations, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, new delhi, india
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Daddy Cool: Join the Fun (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So, what can happen at a funeral? Even, if it's the funeral of Daddy Cool Douglas Lazarus? It's in Goa, tears, sad speeches, melancholia... right? Wrong! When... The coffin makers deliver the wrong body, all hell breaks loose in this witty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Go Get Some Rosemary (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After months of living a solitary existence, Lenny, 34, picks up his kids from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny hosts his kids within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. During these ...
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22%
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Amnesia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Directed by Gabriele Salvatores, Amnesia takes place in the Spanish island of Ibiza, where an odd mix of commercialism, ex-hippies, fisherman, and artists co-exist. Town locals Sandro (Diego Abatantunono), a pornographic film director, and Angelino ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, realistic
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