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A Boy and His Samurai (2010)
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A Boy and His Samurai (2010)
Original name: ちょんまげぷりん
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A samurai from the Edo Period time travels to present day Japan where he meets a divorcee and her son. Soon, he discovers a passion for making pastries.
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating, light, humorous, sweet
Plot: time travel, samurai, food, co worker co worker relationship, fish out of water, boy, cafe, katana, confusion, culture clash, fall in love, cooking, supernatural, past, portal, mother son relationship, disorder, superhero, hunting, travel, time, train, castle, inventor, sword ...
Place: tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, feel good and captivating films with plots about love and romance, friendship, couples, society, fall in love, disorder and fish out of water mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Boy and His Samurai: The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017), Psychic Kusuo (2017), Bakuman (2015), My Korean Teacher (2016), Instant Swamp (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Victor Barinov at the personal request of the Russian President will go to Sochi at the world championship for professional chefs and to prove that he and his team are the best in the world! The hard struggle for the title of winner of Operations ...
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: food, chef, competition, friendship, rivalry, family relations, couples, adventure, restaurant, job, youth, coworker relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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Psychic Kusuo (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To the average person, psychic abilities might seem a blessing; for Kusuo Saiki, however, this couldn't be further from the truth. Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, he finds this ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, parody, light ...
Plot: friendship, supernatural, absurd humor, everyday life, society, love and romance, supernatural power, high school, couples, telepathy, teenager, psychokinesis ...
Place: japan
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Bakuman (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Moritaka Mashiro (Takeru Satoh) doesn't want to follow in the path of his uncle who worked as a manga artist, but ultimately died because of exhaustion. Moritaka Mashiro figures he will graduate from school and work at an office. Things change ...
Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, feel good, satirical ...
Plot: friendship, art, drawing, satire, teenage life, couple relations, painter, father daughter relationship, ambition, teenager, relationships, youth ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
My Korean Teacher (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young-Ung was dumped by his girlfriend. While he is in Okinawa, Japan on a business trip, the company he works for goes bankrupt. Sakura is a single mother and works for a travel agency. She needs to learn Korean for her job. At a Korean language ...
Style: romantic, funny, uplifting, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: milf, sexual satisfaction, promiscuous woman, feminine beauty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single mother, job interview, gold digger, rivalry, love, love and romance, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: okinawa japan, okinawa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Instant Swamp (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After being forced to resign from her publishing company job when her magazine goes out of circulation, office worker Haname Jinchoge (Kumiko Aso) is given the name of her real father-Noburo Jinchoge when her mother (Keiko Matsuzaka) falls into a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: store, hopes, family relations, fall in love, optimism, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, follow your dream, friendship, adventure, antique dealer, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Kamikaze Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Momoko is an ordinary girl, living an ordinary life. Ordinary, that is, if you define ordinary as wearing elaborate lolita dresses from the Rococo period in 18th Century France. However, when punk girl and self-styled 'Yanki' Ichiko comes ...
Style: surreal, humorous, sweet, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gang, friendship, motorcycle gang, teenager, revenge, obsessive quest, on the road, adventure, misfit, youth, leadership, women ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, france, tokyo, europe, hong kong
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65%
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, couple relations, workplace situations, workplace, culture clash, disorder, postman, social satire, fish out of water, couples, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Adrift in Tokyo (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Leading a lazy life, Fumiya has been a university student for 8 years and owes money to loan sharks. One day, a man named Fukuhara comes to collect the loan, which Fumiya cannot pay. So Fukuhara makes a proposition: He will cancel the debt as long ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: city life, loan, confession, on the road, regret, gangsters, yakuza, crimes, friendship, teenager, police, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Ibitsu (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: High school girl Madoka may look pretty and cute, but there is another side to her. She can exact revenge, land a good punch or a kick and not care about limits. She opts to inflict pain, coerce and blackmail a virgin when she is sensually touched ...
Plot: japanese girl, sex, sex toy, schoolgirl, virgin, teenage girl, pretty girl, japanese schoolgirl, sexy girl, moving, high school, male nudity ...
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Yarukkya Knight (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Story: Makoto Gousuke has just transferred to a new high school with the intention of being the toughest kid there. Little does he know that there‘s an entire group of toughs who already rule the school, and they‘re all girls! After being humiliated by ...
Style: ecchi, humorous, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Plot: sex, japanese girl, japanese teenager, teenager, japanese schoolgirl, teacher, high school, teenage girl, sexuality, society, friends, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.9
 20K
Dandelion (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A pair of truck drivers happen onto a decrepit roadside fast food stop selling ramen noodles. The widowed owner, Tampopo, pleads them to help her turn her establishment into a paragon of the "art of noodle soup making".
Style: funny, disturbing, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Plot: food, breast feeding, nudity (full frontal - brief), restaurant, waitress, cooking and food, satire, samurai, bully, homeless, dark humor, mentor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Off Course (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two young Spanish men, with a university education, are tired of unemployment and decide to move to Germany. But soon they will find out that finding a better living is not as easy as they expected.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, feel good, light ...
Plot: unemployment, immigrants, nothing goes right, buddies, love and romance, society, travel, finance, romance, economic crisis, emigrant, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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45%
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Bunny Drop (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Daikichi learns that his recently deceased grandfather has an illegitimate daughter with an unknown mother. The girl's name is Rin and she is just 6 years old. Everybody in Daikichi's family looks at the girl as an embarrassment and wants ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, light, humorous, captivating
Plot: family, adoption, parents and children, uncle niece relationship, orphan, everyday life, little girl, single father, couples, friendship, death of grandfather, young man ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
S.O.S.: Women to the Sea 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Afraid her husband will fall back with his ex girlfriend after they're assigned to work together, Adriana and her sister set sail to the U.S. to go after him to stop this from happening.
Style: humorous, captivating, sweet, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Live action film adaptation of a romance that was turned into a book after making a splash on the Internet bulletin board “2 Channel.” Humorously depicts a 29-year-old virgin who meets a prostitute, and struggles with love. Directed by Iizuka ...
Style: funny, sex comedy, feel good, romantic, sincere ...
Plot: dream girl, sexy girl, sexy woman, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, sexy brunette, pretty girl, nerd, hottie, virgin, escort, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
HK: Forbidden Super Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High school student Kyosuke Shikijo is the most talented member of the school's martial arts of the fist club. His late father was detective and Kyosuke share his father's strong sense of justice. Kyosuke also has a secret. Kyosuke likes ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, light, satirical ...
Plot: pervert, superhuman powers, good versus evil, undercover, crimes, rivalry, escapades, silly humor, superhero, high school, absurd humor, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Neuilly Yo Mama! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samy moves from the underdeveloped crime-ridden French suburb to the riches of Neuilly.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, misfit, interracial relations, fall in love, fish out of water, racism, teenage love, manners, disorder, youth, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5K
Ay Lav Yu (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ibrahim returns to Tinne, along with his girlfriend, Jessica, but will the tiny village become their new home?
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: culture clash, village, homecoming, couples, couple relations, social differences, meet the parents, society, family relations, parents and children, fish out of water, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Trevor Noah: African American (2013)
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Duration: 69 min.
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Style: light, captivating, feel good, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south africa
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40%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, escapades, self discovery, unlikely couple, chance meeting, secret, fall in love, false identity, life turned upside down, obsessive quest, training, transformation ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Place: new york, usa
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38%
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Rosalie Blum (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vincent Machot knows his life by heart. He shares it between his hair dressing salon, his cousin, his cat, and his too-invasive mother. But life sometimes holds surprises, even for the most prudent of people... He crosses paths with Rosalie Blum by ...
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Time: 21st century
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38%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: feel good, light, entertaining, captivating, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
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Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, funny, light ...
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Incontrôlable (2006)
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, offbeat
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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37%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, feel good
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36%
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: scenic, feel good, light, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
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36%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: entertaining, funny, humorous, captivating, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Confirmed bachelor Paul falls for Iris, who’s unfortunately as good as married. Although his friends have women problems of their own, and all end up moving into Paul’s apartment, they concoct a daring plan to help Paul save Iris from marrying ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: funny, buddy movie, atmospheric, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, date night
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