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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, when she returns, she threatens to send George to jail for fraud, cause she didn't give her approval. George needing some fast bucks, decides to turn to an old cohort of his, William Homer but Willy's a little short. George then decides to steal the plans to a new drill, Pamela's suitor, Dudley Heath is working on. But when George gets the mumps, he can't make it to the meeting place and refuses to give Willy the plans unless he gives him the cash first. And the buyers won't give unless they see the merchandise first. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: crimes, espionage, chase, escapades, down on your luck, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, farce, estate, crime gone awry, dishonesty, obsessive quest, blind ambition, cons and scams, road not taken, con artists, con men, divorce, male protagonist, argument, mate swapping, chases and races, legs
Time: 60s
Place: london, england

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Boeing, Boeing (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Living in Paris, journalist Bernard has devised a scheme to keep three fiancées: Lufthansa, Air France and British United. Everything works fine as long as they only come home every third day. But when there's a change in their working ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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The Hustle (2008)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: Disenchanted pest worker and single dad Freddie Manning unintentionally steals and then loses mob money and now he really is in trouble. So when a run-down Baptist church mistakes him and his best friend Junior for replacement ministers, he grabs at ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, entertaining ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
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Duration: 89 min.
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Duration: 102 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mobster Foots Pulardos, who operates a health gym as a front, plans to flee to Mexico to evade government tax officials. His girl friend, Sugar Pye, suggests that he first arrange for the cremation of a man having his own peculiar identifying ...
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Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Agent 38-24-36 (1964)
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