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Dr. Nawariyan (2017)
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Dr. Nawariyan (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dr. Nawariyan (Dr. නවරියන්) is a 2017 Sri Lankan Sinhala action, comedy film directed by Ranjan Ramanayake and produced by Ranjan himself with Flash Entertainment. It stars Ranjan Ramanayake and Ruwangi Rathnayake in lead roles along with Rex Kodippili, Sriyani Amarasena and Sarath Chandrasiri. The film has influenced by 2003 Bollywood film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: hospital, doctor, father son relationship, family relations, deception, lie, humour, mother son relationship, con trick, friendship, cancer, kidnapping, suicide attempt, nightclub, medical student, nurse, death of friend, mistaken identity, surgical operation, medical school, dual identity, wheelchair, lecture, scalpel, surgical mask ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out light, captivating, humorous and entertaining films with plots about family relations, humour, father son relationship, parents and children, deception, escapades and family mostly in Comedy, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like Dr. Nawariyan: Shankar Dada MBBS (2004), My Father's Stories (2020), Adopt a Daddy (2019), The Waiter (2021), Finding Momo (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shankar Dada MBBS (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 174 min.
Story: Shankar Dada (Chiranjeevi) is a local goon with a good heart who defends his extortion and settlement business as social service to maintain peace in society. But he pretends to be a doctor to his parents to make them contended about their ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, feel good, funny ...
Plot: fake doctor, doctor, love, medicine, father son relationship, college, physician, longing, bandit, career change, direction and purpose, humour ...
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My Father's Stories (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lyon, 1960s. Emile is twelve years old. His father is a hero. He says he is a judo champ, a parachutist, a soccer player and even a personal advisor to General de Gaulle. Now he wants to save French Algeria! Fascinated and proud, Emile willingly ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, funny ...
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Place: lyon
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Adopt a Daddy (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Damien is a pawn in a primary school, and leads a quiet life. To rescue one of his young students, Bahzad, and his mother from imminent expulsion from the land, Damien reconnects with his parents' militant past and convinces his sister ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, funny, sincere ...
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90%
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The Waiter (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A waiter pretends to be an important businessman in order to reach the upper class through his entrepreneurial dreams.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.0
 879
Finding Momo (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One evening, when they come home, Mr. and Mrs. Prioux are astounded to find that a certain Patrick has moved into their place. This strange young man has returned home to his parents in order to introduce his wife.
Style: funny, humorous, light, captivating, feel good
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Más sabe el Diablo por Viejo (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Teo, a young and struggling actor, disguises himself as a 79 year old man to take advantage from the benefits of a retirement home, while also trying to sort out his personal and love life.
Style: funny, light, captivating, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: actor, pretending to be someone else, pretense, deception, friendship, satire, grownups, escapades, humour, society, con trick, social relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bekikang is left and abandoned with a baby boy by friend, Fortunato. He loves and raises the child as his own flesh and blood. When things are going so well between Bekikang and the child, Fortunato and the mother of the child after years of absence ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, funny ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: light, captivating, entertaining, feel good, funny ...
Plot: money, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, rivals, contests and competitions, silly humor, family relations, father and son, escapades, sibling rivalry, humour, absurd humor ...
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Father of the Year (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two college grads return to their hometown, where a hypothetical question -- whose dad would win in a fight? -- leads to mass mayhem.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, fistfight, dispute, best friends, humour, youth, dark humor, friendship, young couple, father, skinny dipping, male nudity ...
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 6.0
 350
The Relatives (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: One morning, the father of the family decides to fulfill his lifelong dream: to go with his family to the Grushinsky festival and perform his song there. The family is forced to come to terms with the desire of a tyrant father and go on a road trip ...
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, feel good, funny ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 81 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, funny ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Highway to Hellas (2015)
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Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, funny, satirical ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, funny, entertaining, feel good ...
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 5.8
 42
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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