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Smiles of sad men
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, 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, drunkenness ...
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 melancholic films with plots about friendship, drunkenness, friend, family, crying, husband wife relationship and mentor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Smiles of sad men: Winter Passing (2005), The Late Bloomer (2016), Thumbsucker (2005), Hang Loose (2012), Burnt (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Winter Passing
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
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Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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.
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Thumbsucker
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, coming of age, addiction, drugs, drug addiction, depression, loneliness, youth, teenager, drinking, self discovery, adolescence ...
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Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
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 5.6
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Hang Loose
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kevin must go to Hawaii to attend the wedding of his big sister. The day before the wedding he goes on a misadventure with his future brother in law and his crazy groomsmen that changes his life.
Plot: wedding, alcoholic, vulgarity, suit, virgin, long haired male, brother sister relationship, sexism, urination, group of friends, explosion, vomiting ...
Place: hawaii
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Burnt
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.
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Mississippi Grind
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him ...
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Plot: gambling, road trip, friendship, poker, unlikely partners, on the road, addiction, character study, relationships, depression, drinking, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, california, mississippi river, mississippi
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Almost Christmas
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, playing piano ...
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Son of the Bride
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 123 min.
Story: At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time with their daughter and he has yet to make a commitment ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
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Time: contemporary
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Total Frat Movie
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 93 min.
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    User:   41%
 
Big Shot's Funeral
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Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Yankie director Don Tyler faces mounting insecurity and declining health while on location in Beijing, so his assistant hires down-and-out camerman YoYo to take the reins. Scrambling, studio boss sells the sagging picture to a Japanese media ...
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    User:   42%
 
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Fairhaven
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Duration: 81 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
 5.8
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Home Again
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: neurotic
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    User:   41%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1954
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Cheap Thrills
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
 6.2
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Four Suns
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Country: Czech Republic, Germany
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
Postcards from the Edge
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, humorous, clever, witty, touching ...
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Time: 80s
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    User:   36%
 
Kills on Wheels
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two physically handicapped youngsters make friends with a paralysed hitman and are commissioned by a local mafia boss. They have little to lose although things are never as they first appear. The boundaries between fantasy and reality blur as the ...
Style: dark humor, twist ending
Plot: gang, wheelchair, teenage boy, binoculars, bus, police car, falling down stairs, impotence, champagne, gun, massacre, man with glasses ...
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System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
 6.5
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Us 2
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: hairdresser, gay, gay man straight woman relationship, skype, heavy smoker, character says i'm sorry, noisy neighbor, estranged son, male female fight, drinking champagne, clothed female naked male, secretly observing ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
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Husbands
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be short-lived.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky
Plot: friends, couple relations, hotel, couples, buddies, friendship, crumbling marriage, infidelity, gambling, midlife crisis, middle aged man, suburbs ...
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   31%
 
The Squid and the Whale
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, divorce, parenthood, adolescence, childhood, depression, infidelity, drinking, marriage, adultery, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
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School Spirit
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The only thing keeping Billy Batson from the girl of his dreams is one little condom -- or rather the lack of one. Lucky Billy finds one at an all-night roadhouse -- but speeding back to his girl, he is killed in a head-on collision with a truck. ...
Style: psychotronic
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Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Everything Is Illuminated
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: touching, humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, jewish, suicide, dog, prejudice, holocaust, judaism, road trip, nazi, on the road, book, jews ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ukraine, europe, eastern europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
 7.3
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St. Vincent
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, divorce, bullying, drinking, gambling, hospital, teacher, school, mentor, unlikely friendships, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1965
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   33%
 
Special Treatment
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 6.1
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Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
Handsome Devil
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Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate.
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Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
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