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Karaage USA (2014)
Karaage USA (2014)
Original name: カラアゲ★USA
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ayane is the daughter of a karaage (fried food) store owner, but she never liked karaage. Eventually, she left home, only to return 5 years later. Her family lives in the city of Usa in Oita Prefecture, Japan. She brings with her a young girl named Shirley, who is her step-daughter from her ex-husband.
Plot: food, stepdaughter, inheritance, taxi, cheerleader, father daughter relationship, junk food, foreigner, legs, chick, japanese woman, small town, black girl, mini skirt, interracial, leg, baseball cap, fried chicken, short skirt, girl wearing a miniskirt, long haired woman

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and semi serious films with plots about mini skirt, family, family relations, girl wearing a miniskirt, japanese schoolgirl, short skirt and friendship mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Karaage USA: Ramen Kuitee! (2018), Miko Girl (2018), Drops in Your Hand (2014), Drugstore Girl (2003), The Curtain Rises (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ramen Kuitee! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A suicidal high school student, a ramen shop owner closing shop after the passing of his wife, and a cuisine researcher stranded in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region get connected due to a bowl of ramen.
Plot: food, suicide, widow, school uniform, high school, photograph, ponytail, framed photograph, running, teenage girl, golf, noodles ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 27
Miko Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Shiwasu's mother left their home when Shiwasu was a little girl. Shiwasu does not understand why. She is a woman now and working at a Shinto shrine as a shrine maiden under her father who is a priest. She is listless until she finds a little ...
Plot: shrine, slutty attitude, wench, woman slaps woman, dressing room, loose woman, police officer, japanese police, swashbuckler, easy woman, prostitute, locker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Drops in Your Hand (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Hajime asks his friend Yoshi to set him up with his classmate Ann. Yoshi tries to do this for Hajime, but this just upsets Ann. Yoshi's relationship with Ann is now awkward. Yoshi doesn't know exactly why, but Ann becomes absent from ...
Plot: mini skirt, dating, high school dropout, japanese school, schoolgirl, blackboard, japanese schoolgirl, leg, based on a novel, high school romance, asian school, short skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.0
 158
Drugstore Girl (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pharmaceutical student, Keiko witnesses her boyfriend having an affair. Shocked and disappointed, she jumps on a train ("destination anywhere, east or west, she don't care") and ends up in a town named Masao in Tokyo's remote ...
Plot: short skirt, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, bathtub, lacrosse, priest, girl wearing a miniskirt, skirt, thin girl, sexy legs, pretty legs, nightclub ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Curtain Rises (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Saori (Kanako Momota) is a high school student at a provincial city. She is a member of playgroup at her school. Yoshioka (Haru Kuroki) begins to work at the same high school as a new teacher. Yoshioka performed in plays when she was in college back ...
Plot: theatre play, theatre group, competition, school teacher, short skirt, golf, eye candy, mini skirt, japanese girl, japanese schoolgirl, girl wearing a miniskirt, ponytail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Hello, Goodbye (2016)
Genre: Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Hazuki and Aoi are classmates but their relationship outside class is fraught, and outside school non-existent. But when both girls are drawn to helping an elderly woman, they're forced to interact, confronting their differences and ...
Plot: coming of age, female protagonist, friendship, disability, female friendship, old woman, school uniform, high school, japanese school, golf, disease, mini skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Dear Deer (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Fujio, Yoshio and Akiko were children, they saw a fantastic "Ryoumou Deer," but nobody believed them. The three siblings lived in a mountain village.
Plot: exhibition, siblings, japanese woman, brother sister relationship, brother, sister, deer, debt, father son relationship, museum
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bento Harassment (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kaori (Ryoko Shinohara) is a single mother and she raises her high-school age daughter Futaba (Kyoko Yoshine). Her daughter is in a rebellious phase and ignores her mother. Kaori decides to take measures to communicate with her daughter and also get ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, mother and daughter, schoolgirl, mother daughter relationship, anger, japanese girl, father son relationship, love interest, single mother, classmate, asian girl, japanese teenager ...
Place: tokyo
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Deck the Halls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, neighbor, small town, suburbs, feud, rivalry, family, unlikely friendships, couple relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Hollywood, It's a Dog's Life (2004)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Story of a Hollywood animal trainer and his granddaughter, who befriends two of his performing dogs, Big Chuck and Little Chuck.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere
Plot: animal trainer, ranch, father daughter relationship, human animal relationship, animals, animal human communication, animal life, clown, mother daughter relationship, film within a film, widow, grandfather granddaughter relationship
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas - a talking bear. His daughter's step-dad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.
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Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family relations, family, goofy hero, family life, parents and children, chases and races, small town, disorder, race against time, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
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Asahinagu (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Asahi Tojima (Nanase Nishino) is a first grade high school student. She is small and weak physically. Asahi Tojima decides to change herself. She enrolls in the naginata (Japanese blade) club at her school. She works hard with the other club members ...
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
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Tori Girl! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yukina Toriyama (Tao Tsuchiya) enters a university of science after prepping for one year for her entrance exam. At first, she is shocked by the atmosphere at her school. She becomes attracted to senior student Kei (Mahiro Takasugi). Due to Kei, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sincere
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Time: contemporary
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46%
10 Days Without Mom (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vera, the Mom, is stressed out of her mind and she decides to take a vacation away from her family, so Victor, the dad, has to take time off work to take care of the family.
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, parents and children, family, fatherhood, humour, parenting, father and daughter, kids and family, father, father and son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Harry and the Butler (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gentle comedy offering the promise of easy social consensus. Harry (Helmuth) is a simple old-time shop porter offered a chance at self-realisation when he's bequeathed a sum by an unknown relative (via several levels of fiscal blood suckers). ...
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Survival Family (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A world wide electrical outage occurs. Everything that requires electricity comes to a stop. Tokyo is nearly ruined. Yoshiyuki Suzuki (Fumiyo Kohinata) decides to escape from Tokyo with his family.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tamako in Moratorium (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Tamako (Atsuko Maeda) graduated from a university in Tokyo, but she now lives with her father back in Kofu. Tamako doesn't help her father or tries to get a job. She spends her time just eating and sleeping throughout the four seasons of the ...
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When Mom Is Away (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Italy
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41%
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Story: A husband has to take care of his four children while his wife takes a vacation away from the family
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Grand-Daddy Day Care (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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Story: A man has to figure out a way to make extra money when his father-in-law moves in.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Wacky Taxi (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A man unsatisfied in his job decides to start a taxi service
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Time: 70s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tokyo University Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Story: Murakami Naoki is the most intelligent student at his high school, but he can't stop obsessing over a girl named Mizuno Haruka. He finally asks her out, and to his surprise, she accepts. After several months of a loving yet obviously doomed ...
Plot: university, mini skirt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, legs, short skirt, high school, schoolgirl, girl wearing a miniskirt, school uniform, leg, school, schoolgirl uniform ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Monkeys, Go Home! (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Henry Dussard, a young American, inherits a picturesque but badly neglected olive farm in southern France and is determined to make it operational again despite cautionary advice from the local priest and a pretty villager. Desperate for laborers, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: inheritance, talking dog, golden retriever, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dennis the Menace (1987)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persuades his father to invite an old buddy of him, Bowen Skyler ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, small town, young heroes, youth, family, suburbs, friends, disorder, father son relationship, scientist, elderly couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Angel In My Pocket (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The new minister in a small town faces the challenge of winning over its eccentric citizens. Director Alan Rafkin's 1969 film stars Andy Griffith, Lee Meriwether, Jerry Van Dyke, Kay Medford, Edgar Buchanan and Gary Collins.
Plot: burlesque, pregnancy, birth, fire, mother in law, woman in labor, cemetery, fired from a job, pregnant wife, explosion, expectant father, organ ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, save the day, family relations, family, gang, goofy hero, taxi, eccentric family, youth, disorder, cons and scams, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
My Brother Has a Cute Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honza Pavelka (Jan Hrusínský) wins the junior motorbike speed races. His thirteen-year-old brother Martin (Roman Cada), his assistant and biggest fan, answers the questions of his schoolfriend Pavlína in a superior tone. Student Zuzana (Libuse ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, dancing, boy, pregnant teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train, marriage, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, kiss ...
Place: prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Grand Champion (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Grand Champion' weaves the tale of a spunky young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position and up through the ranks of several Texas stock shows to ultimately win the coveted title of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, underdog, friendship, family life, buddies, hopes, redemption, small town, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pee-wee's Big Holiday (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fateful meeting with a mysterious stranger inspires Pee-wee Herman to take his first-ever holiday.
Style: humorous, absurd, parody, light, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: small town, man child, friendship between men, restaurant, male objectification, eccentricity, adventure, fantasy world, infatuation, motorcycle, birthday, bus ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%