Movies like Smiles of sad men

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Smiles of sad men (2018)
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Smiles of sad men (2018)
Original name: Úsměvy smutných mužů
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: A writer gets into a rehab where he meets a lot of successful men who destroyed their lives with alcohol.
Plot: rehabilitation, family, marathon, recovery, man wearing glasses, drinking from a bottle, drinking from the bottle, drinking wine, drunken man, wet clothes, male friendship, therapy, barefoot male, playing piano, old man, female doctor, tank top, piano playing, group therapy, addiction, alcoholic, gas station, hole in the wall, man with glasses, train ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about friendship, family, husband wife relationship, runaway, doctor, mentor and drunkenness mostly in Comedy, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Smiles of sad men: Chalet for sale (2018), Dodgeball (2015), Almost Christmas (2016), Are You Here (2013), Happy Christmas (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chalet for sale (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: taking off shoes, taking off pants, watching someone sleep, climbing a ladder, missing husband, emotional blackmail, passive aggressive woman, passive aggressive behavior, czech abroad, scavenger hunt, character says i'm sorry, woman wearing glasses ...
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Dodgeball (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An adaptation of a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh is a comedy about friendship, fateful loves, beauty and ugliness, alcohol, and the search for human happiness. The plot revolves around three friends - Jeff, Skippy and Tom - whose ups and ...
Plot: friendship, teacher student relationship, high school reunion, classmates, love, sexism, midlife crisis, puberty, reunion, sexual fantasy, camera shot of bare feet, unrequited love ...
Time: year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Almost Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Plot: christmas, thanksgiving, family, death, pointing a gun at someone, passive aggressive woman, passive aggressive behavior, female objectification, girl, framed photograph, boy, shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.3
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Are You Here (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Steve Dallas, a womanizing local weatherman, hears that his off-the-grid best friend Ben Baker has lost his estranged father, the two return to Ben's childhood home. Once there, they discover Ben has inherited the family fortune, and the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, bad ending ...
Plot: weatherman, friendship, inheritance, friend, family, on the road, friends, house, buddies, parents and children, homecoming, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Happy Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, mumblecore ...
Plot: family, christmas, drugs/alcohol, introspection, siblings relations, family relations, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Thanks for Sharing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, rehabilitation, friendship, sex therapy, therapy, couple relations, hopes, couples, friends, sex addict, woman in underwear, recovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 20K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, psychologist, debate, addiction, self discovery, eccentric family, suburbs, hypnosis, teenage crush, first time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.0
 193
The Great Thaw (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Plot: class reunion, snooker, instructor, chalet, passive aggressive woman, passive aggressive behavior, estranged daughter, estranged son, american abroad, underwater scene, blood on face, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mr. Church (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A unique friendship develops when a little girl and her dying mother inherit a cook - Mr. Church. What begins as an arrangement that should only last six months, instead spans fifteen years.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, emotional, melancholic, sad ...
Plot: friendship, family, life philosophy, relationships, cooking, family bonds, terminal illness, book, destiny, idealism, loneliness, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Special Treatment (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Ilic works in the hospital for compulsory treatment of alcoholics. By conducting his own "special treatment" through physical exercises, apple eating, the healing effects of listening to Wagner's music and psychodrama, a group of ...
Plot: seduction, musician, beer, mental illness, secret, rage, father son relationship, doctor, record player, husband wife relationship, marriage proposal, listening to music ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 3K
Chevalier (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured. Songs will be butchered, and blood will be tested. Friends will become rivals and ...
Plot: yacht, skinny dipping, erection, nude swimming, cleaning, looking at self in mirror, male friendship, contest, fireworks, ego, silver, competition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Divided We Fall (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Nazi occupied Czechoslovakia, a childless couple agree to hide a Jewish friend at great personal risk of discovery and execution.
Style: surreal, serious, disturbing, realistic, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, village, pregnancy, survival, human spirit, idealism, wartime life, against humanity, war, fugitives, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, czechoslovakia, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: talky, clever, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, filmmaking, addiction, overdose, actor's life, drug abuse, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 429
Fairhaven (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: reunion, friendship, small town, introspection, family, village, high school friends, small town life, unfulfillment, social relations, friends, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 262
Four Suns (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fogi is enjoying his never ending puberty. But simultaneously Fogi is also trying to live up to his family duties and bring up Véna, his son from the first marriage. He did not get married again but lives with Jana, a post office employee. Together ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, offbeat
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, family problems, crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, rebelliousness, infidelity, family in crisis, family relations, guru ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Most Beautiful Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The quirky, overambitious pianist Andi (33) and the more laid back and relaxed Benno (36) have just one thing in common: They will both die soon. So the two of them decide after some trouble at the hospice, to have the most awesome day before its ...
Plot: terminal illness, road trip, narcolepsy, illness, male objectification, man in swimsuit, male friendship, barefoot male, sunbathing, friend, friendship, friendship between men
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 102
The Lifeguard (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, the charming daughter of Italian immigrants, has a dream : to become rich. In Roubaix, where she lives, she meets and marries small-time crooner Marcel Potier. Together they leave for the South of France where they live happily but poorly. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 18K
Mr. Mom (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Art of Negative Thinking (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: rehabilitation, pessimism, pistol, group therapy, isolation, disability, hopes, misfit, unfulfillment, couples, life is a bitch, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 359
Home Care (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 19
Pepa (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: husband wife relationship, man with glasses, man wearing glasses, social outcast, outcast, manipulative woman
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.7
 4K
Gigantics (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Hamburg friends Walter, Ricco and Floyd take each day as it comes between the estates of tower blocks and fast food restaurants. All three are in their early twenties and are dreaming of another life when Floyd suddenly takes a job on a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional, road movie ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Lousy Bastards (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
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Plot: male nudity, gambler, adultery, nurse, humiliation, prank, hallucination, father son relationship, doctor, soldier, female nudity, gambling ...
Place: prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.4
 4K
Cosy Dens (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two families, Sebkovi and Krausovi, are celebrating christmas, but not everyone is in a good mood. Teenage kids think their fathers are totaly stupid, fathers are sure their children are nothing more than rebels, hating anything they say. Written by ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, youth, family relations, innocence lost, political unrest, teenage life, politics, society, generation gap, communism, domineering father ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, year 1967
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, czechoslovakia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 1K
Sixpack (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sixpack is a positive story on the outskirts of society. The story takes place in Helsinki on rock and following the advent of exclusion of the story regarding one of summer days. The film's protagonist, Marshal, is stuck in a shabby home. Lihi ...
Plot: thirty something, outsider, falling off a balcony, fight, shoplifting, police officer, apartment building, unemployment, cat, pot smoking, money problems, beer drinking ...
Place: helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Toth Family (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Toth family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. When his weary major is ordered to take a vacation, the son talks him into a visit to his family home. Comedy ensues when the ...
Plot: fascism, guest, family, military officer, oppression, villager, world war two
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Katha Parayumbol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Story: the film is about how a barber's life is turned upside down when a film unit comes to the village for a shoot, and the news spreads that superstar Ashok Raj (Mammootty) is the barber's childhood friend. The script also by Srinivasan is so ...
Plot: village, old friend, movie business, movie star, school, family, struggle, rich, childhood friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 212
Repo (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Leon and TJ are best friends and repo men. After ten years, with a high school reunion looming, Leon wants out of the repo business. TJ has concocted a hair-brained scheme to steal all the cars they've repoed. When the plan fails, it falls ...
Plot: flashback, friendship, friend, male nudity, swimming pool, waitress, stolen money, band, cake, fainting, friendship between men, crying man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 3K
India (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinzi Boesel and Kurt Fellner are two Austrian health inspectors forced to work together, traveling through Austria. Over time a beautiful friendship evolves between the odd couple who couldn't stand each other initially; a friendship that ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, cancer, dialect, cards, bribery, reluctant partners, male friendship, tumor, province, partners, odd couple, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%