Movies like Solo for Elephant and Orchestra

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Solo for Elephant and Orchestra (1975)
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Solo for Elephant and Orchestra (1975)
Original name: Cirkus v cirkuse
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia, Soviet Union
Duration: 131 min.
Story: To Moscow have arrived the participants of the international conference of the zoophilologists and also the international jury which is to elect for the world festival the best performance of the program of Moscow circus. Mrs Whistler (Iva Janzurová), British associate professor, makes her understood with the animals in their language but the Czech professor Ruzicka (Jirí Sovák), though he is capable of using the animals language, prefers teaching the animals the human language. Ruzicka's friend, the poodle Archibald, speaks "in Human" very well. The scientific dispute ends with a bet - if Ruzicka teaches the circus elephant to sing, Mrs Whistler will eat up her hat.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: scientist, scientific discovery, bet, elephant, levitation, scientific research, talking to an animal, female scientist, circus, circus performer, man wearing glasses, bespectacled male, man with glasses, spiral staircase, czech abroad

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, psychotronic and semi serious films with plots about family relations, boy, father son relationship, dog, family, circus and girl mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Solo for Elephant and Orchestra: Six Bears and a Clown (1972), Parade (1974), Joachim, Put It in the Machine (1974), The Girl on the Broomstick (1972), The Rascal (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Six Bears and a Clown (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The owner of a circus decides to swap his trained bears for trained pigs, and fires clown Cibulka. The clown gets a job at a local school, bears escape and seek him out and a school inspector comes into town.
Plot: locked door, farce, identity, school principal, locked in, classroom, long underwear, cleaning lady, bear, chimpanzee, circus, pig ...
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Parade (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two children go behind the scenes of a small circus.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: circus, adventure, goofy hero, ambition, family, performer's life, artists and showbiz, actor's life, nothing goes right, disorder, bankruptcy, friends ...
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Joachim, Put It in the Machine (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sincere provincial young man, Frantisek Koudelka leaves to work in Prague. For the trip he buys a computer made horoscope with biorhythms charts, marked according to his date of birth, there are trappy, precarious, unsuccessful and even critical ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bribe, fight, comedy of errors, talking to an animal, mechanic, race, village, car, social awkwardness, widow, absurdism, bribery ...
Place: prague, czechoslovakia, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic
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The Girl on the Broomstick (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dívka na koštěti or The Girl on the Broomstick is a 1972 Czechoslovak fantasy-comedy film directed by Václav Vorlíček. It tells a story of a teenage witch, Saxana (played by Petra Černocká), frozen in time as a punishment for 300 years, who ...
Style: fairy tale, cult film, psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
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Place: central europe
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The Rascal (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Torben's father and farmer Jacob make a trade. Jacob gets a gearbox and Torben's father gets peace: Torben must be at farmer Jacob on the farm the rest of his summer holidays. It was Jacob never have done ...! Absolutely terrific Danish ...
Plot: children, circus, tractor, bank robbery, motorcycle, farm, bull, cowboy, tomahawk, teen romance
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Rumburak (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wizarding criminal Rumburak, exiled to the Mortal Realm, uses a supercomputer to recreate his lost spell formulas. His software falls into the hands of humans, chaos ensues, and Rumburak suddenly finds himself on the side of good.
Style: fairy tale, psychotronic
Plot: brother sister relationship, magical power, new job, teenager, teenage girl, inventor, human becoming an animal, small town, rivalry, supernatural power, robot, magician ...
Place: central europe
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37%
Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, adventure, animal life, animals ...
Time: 90s
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Long Live Ghosts! (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A trespassing gang of boys encounter a ghost in the ruins of a castle. When they rescue the ghost who is caught in a trapset, they become allies in a fight to prevent ruins from being turned into mushroom farm by the city authorities.
Style: fairy tale, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: haunted castle, urban fantasy, magical power, supermarket, ranger, gnome, knight, first love, ghost, invisibility, musical number, carpenter ...
Place: europe
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The Secret of an Old Attic (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During a summer holiday, two boys discover an anti-gravity cannon in an old attic.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: helicopter, captain, painting, luggage, secret, invention, outer space, scientific research, vacation, tv interview, inventor, fishing ...
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The Wing or Thigh? (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel to save the French art of cooking. After having agreed to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming ...
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The Devil Knows Why (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
With You The World Is Fun (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
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Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Indians from Vetrov (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
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Duration: 66 min.
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26%
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26%
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25%
Dear Brigitte (1965)
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Straw Hat (1972)
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