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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: family, marathon, rehabilitation, recovery, friendship, train, alcoholic, old man, friendship between men, addiction, doctor, female doctor, picnic, gas station, therapy, friend, cigarette smoking, drunkenness, man with glasses, hole in the wall, group therapy, piano playing, tank top, playing piano, barefoot male ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, friendship between men, husband wife relationship, drunkenness, friend, male friendship and cigarette smoking mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Smiles of sad men: Chalet for sale (2018), The Most Beautiful Day (2016), Dodgeball (2015), Insect (2018), Chevalier (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Chalet for sale (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: forest, watching someone sleep, taking off pants, climbing a ladder, scavenger hunt, czech abroad, passive aggressive woman, emotional blackmail, character says i'm sorry, passive aggressive behavior, taking off shoes, missing husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, illness, male objectification, male friendship, man in swimsuit, sunbathing, friendship between men, friend, friendship, barefoot male, narcolepsy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.1
 88
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: teacher student relationship, friendship, love, high school reunion, classmates, bullying, gym teacher, topless woman, wedding ceremony, teenage pregnancy, barefoot male, gramophone ...
Time: year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 285
Insect (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Dung Beetle is late, the Parasite is asleep and Mrs Larva is more interested in her knitting than the director’s instructions. It’s clear: this amateur theatre company has a long way to go before they can perform their version of The Insect ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: stabbed in the back, vomiting, sandwich, parasite, jealousy, filmmaker, toilet, surrealism, knife, maggot, looking at self in mirror, applying lipstick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 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: crew, competition, bathroom, man with glasses, pubic hair, impotence, brother brother relationship, yacht, male objectification, boxer shorts, cook, fireworks ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: cigarette smoking, record player, marriage proposal, mental illness, doctor, father son relationship, rage, beer, drinking, drink, husband wife relationship, listening to music ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, death, thanksgiving, family, rugby, alcoholic, dysfunctional family, church, girl, framed photograph, dance scene, passive aggressive woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: rain, drugs, laziness, summer, loan, working class, drunkard, drunkenness, police, outsider, apartment building, shoplifting ...
Place: helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 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: touching, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: friendship, bribery, cards, dialect, cancer, partners, hopes, reluctant partners, romance, unfulfillment, odd couple, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 265
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, sincere, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family in crisis, unfulfillment, family relations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, human nature, introspection, rebelliousness, family problems, infidelity, crumbling marriage, guru ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: touching, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, soccer, friends, buddies, working class, best friends, city life, romance, urban, intensive care, farewell, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: hamburg germany, europe, singapore, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.5
 213
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: male friendship, playing guitar, pointing a gun at someone, swimming pool, toilet, stolen money, waitress, male nudity, man in underwear, sunbathing, neighbor, tape recorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: captivating, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, friendship, couple relations, hopes, sex addict, rehabilitation, couples, friends, sex therapy, therapy, female nudity, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bachelor (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: For the first time in human history, a generation of us have been raised on accessible pornography. For pretty much everybody born in the digital age, watching porn has become about as regular a life activity as riding a bike, but what would we do ...
Plot: group therapy, sexism, party, friendship, friendship between men, university, friend, socially awkward, female chauvinism, talking about masturbation, female objectification, womanizer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 198
The Great Thaw (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Plot: publisher, emigrant, drunken man, fatherhood, seductive behavior, pension, father daughter conflict, taking a shower, manipulative behavior, 18 year old, ski, class reunion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 32
Pepa (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Plot: man wearing glasses, man with glasses, manipulative woman, outcast, husband wife relationship, social outcast
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Late Bloomer (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A sex therapist goes through puberty after the successful removal of a benign tumor resting against his pituitary gland. He experiences all the changes and effects of puberty over a three-week period.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, neurotic
Plot: coming of age, puberty, teenage life, disorder, aging, youth, fish out of water, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, love, sex, drinking from the bottle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 14K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weatherman, friendship, inheritance, friend, family, buddies, disorder, on the road, parents and children, family relations, homecoming, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.2
 212
Heavy Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sven lives with his mother Edeltraut, who is suffering from dementia. He shares his entire life, the apartment, even the bed with her. During the day he works at a bank. While he is at work, Daniel comes to the apartment to look after Edeltraut. He ...
Plot: caregiver, gay relationship, gay crush, search, male nudity, alzheimer's disease, terrace, shared bed, lake, skinny dipping, overweight, gay ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 25
Us 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A love story of the 21st century. Hoping for change, Ema (Jana Plodková) runs away from her family and leaves her husband. She hides at the apartment of her hairdresser, a gay guy Tony (Ondrej Nosálek), even though she barely knows him. At the ...
Plot: answering machine, strong female lead, bribe, topless woman, eavesdropping, gay bar, slap, neighbor neighbor relationship, wedding dress, woman in bra, abusive husband, taking off clothes ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Student and Mister Henri (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Because of his wavering health, Monsieur Henri can no longer live alone in his Paris appartment. Particularly grumpy, he ends up nonetheless accepting his son Paul's suggestion that he let one of his rooms out to a young female student. Far ...
Plot: old man, father son conflict, death, father daughter conflict, parent child relationship, seduction, strong female lead, playing piano, pregnancy test, audition, father daughter relationship, lie ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 359
Home Care (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta attends her whimsical patients in Czech wine country and lives for her husband Lada and her daughter, but one day things change and Vlasta is forced to reach outside of her comfort zone. Drama and gentle humor ...
Plot: alternative medicine, death, medicine, physician, strong female lead, injection, man in bathtub, clothed female naked male, clothed male naked female, crying male, vomiting, frog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 437
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, sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: reunion, friendship, small town, unfulfillment, introspection, estrangement, homecoming, small town life, friends, social relations, thirtysomething life, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 202
Donkeys (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends. The more he tries to do right, the more he does wrong, and as his past comes back to haunt him, he is forced to face up to what ...
Plot: father daughter reunion, working class, death of grandfather, cancer, death of pet, hospital bed, terminal cancer, bus stop, visiting a grave, sick mother, child driving car, following someone ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, filmmaking, addiction, drug abuse, family problems, parents and children, drug addict, family relations, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Photographer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A year after becoming the toast of New York City's art scene, photographer Max Martin has lost his ability to take a decent picture. On the night before his make-or-break gallery opening, surrounded by the trappings of success but devoid of ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, bar, nightlife, urban, lifestyle, starting over, addiction, obsessive quest, track down, artists and showbiz, race against time, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: realistic, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: family, christmas, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, couples, disorder, eccentric family, introspection, friends, friendship, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, debate, psychologist, addiction, hopes, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, unsupportive parent, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Knuckle Sandwich (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After leaving his small Georgia town behind to start a new life in Los Angeles, aspiring businessman Carter quickly becomes a success. But when he loses his girlfriend and his job in the same morning, he decides to return to his old town with hopes ...
Plot: alcoholic, deputy sheriff, female nudity, friendship, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 22K
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, book, cooking, family bonds, terminal illness, destiny, cook, idealism, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%