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The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (2011)
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The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: A Victorian comedy adventure in the style of Charles Dickens following shop owner Jedrington Secret-Past. Jedrington teams up with a seemingly charming new business partner, Harmswell Grimstone. As the Secret-Past family's fortunes rise, it looks like they are built on crumbling foundations indeed, especially when it is revealed that Conceptiva too has a secret that turns out to be even darker than Jedrington's own.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, surreal, stylized
Plot: parody, family relations, family life, confined, escapades, disorder, debt, christmas, holiday, owner
Time: victorian, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out not serious, humorous, realistic and offbeat films and TV series with plots about disorder, british humour, parody, sitcom, family relations, joke and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff: Katy Brand's Big Ass Show (2007), Big Train (1998), Goodness Gracious Me (1998), That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006), Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Katy Brand's Big Ass Show (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Katy Brand's Big Ass Show is a British comedy programme on ITV2. The show features comedian Katy Brand in skits of real life situations and stereotypes, as well and celebrities such as Amy Winehouse, Lily Allen, Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 30 min.
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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 ⇓
34%
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