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The Best House in London (1969)
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The Best House in London (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Victorian London, the British Government attempts a solution to the problem of prostitution by establishing the world's most fabulous brothel.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: prostitute, vengeance, brothel, gender bending, working undercover, dishonesty, female nudity
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian era
Place: asia, england, europe, india, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and sexual films with plots about couples, disorder, love and romance, dishonesty, prostitute, romance and fall in love mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like The Best House in London: Foreign Body (1986), Bankers Also Have Souls (1982), Personal Services (1987), The Missionary (1982), Lady L (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: fake doctor, unemployment, romance, politics, indian lead, head of state, switching roles, bus, heist, dishonesty, love and romance, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, asia, europe, india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bankers Also Have Souls (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gregoire is retiring after many years with the same bank, and his collegues surprise him with the gift of a beautiful call girl...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: golden years, prostitute, mistaken identity, dishonesty, romance, couples, disorder, couple relations, love and romance, retiring, retirement, falling into water ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Personal Services (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne. The story follows Christine Painter (Julie Walters) as the down-at-heel waitress who, with the help of prostitute ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, looking for sex, politics, sex scandal, dishonesty, suburbs, society, hidden identity, sexual relations, overnight success, sex addict ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Missionary (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, bishop, couple relations, religions or cults, fall in love, society, clergy, going straight, rescue, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s, turn of the century
Place: africa, england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Lady L (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lady L is an elegant 80-year-old woman who recalls her amorous life story, including past loves and lusty, scandalous adventures she has lived through.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, sexy
Plot: love triangle, rise to the top, farce, rebelliousness, love affair, ambition, love and romance, fall in love, rebellion, rivalry, couples, hotel ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Stiff Upper Lips (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stiff Upper Lips is a broad parody of British period films, especially the lavish Merchant-Ivory productions of the 'eighties and early 'nineties. Although it specifically targets A Room with a View, Chariots of Fire, Maurice, A Passage to ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young woman, parody, master and servant, young lovers, culture clash, couple relations, romance, looking for love, love triangle, rich and poor, college, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, edwardian era, 1900s
Place: italy, england, india, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: unlikely criminals, prison, crime gone awry, crime, cons and scams, heist, crimes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, prison life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Percy (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ's origin. So Edwin begins a search ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Plot: dominatrix, disorder, farce, womanizer, transplant, couples, accident, hospital, sex
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A naive girl's love for Switzerland is put to the test in this satiric comedy. Irina (Yelena Panova) is a woman from Russia who all her life has always been fascinated by Switzerland and longs to live there some day, though her notion of Swiss ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: immigrants, prostitute, politics, dishonesty, society, social decay, injustice, misfit, state affairs, workplace, lifestyle, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Flip a Coin (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: CASPER and PHILIP two friends in their mid twenties, share a flat and spend most of their time chasing after girls. They chat girls up together, then flip a coin about who gets to pursue her. PHILIP always wins, but CASPER is the lucky one with the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, friends, crime, buddies, criminal heroes, nanny, womanizer, fall in love, heist, crimes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Giovannona Long-Thigh (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Legendary director Sergio Martino takes the helm for this sexploitation classic concerning the scandal that erupts when the panicked head of a high-profile cheese production company hires a beautiful prostitute to seduce an unsuspecting Cabinet ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, factory, sex, farce, sexual relations, judge, jealousy, couples, goofy hero, couple relations, sexual abuse, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: sicily, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Xaviera Hollander has to navigate some sleazy studio politics to see the production of the film version of her memoirs.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: prostitute, hollywood, strong sexual content, showbiz, filmmaking, ambition, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, hopes, lifestyle, swimming pool, wheelchair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
That's Carry On! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Celebrating twenty years of classic Carry On films, two of the films’ best-loved stars, Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor return to Pinewood film studios to unwrap some rib-tickling moments from the series. From the original, military mayhem of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: intrigue, royal family, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Who's the Man, Who's the Woman (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sequel to the blockbuster comedy He's a Woman, She's a Man, Who's the Woman, Who's the Man picks up right where the original left off! Music producer Sam (Leslie Cheung) and his cross-dressing protege Wing (Anita Yuen) have ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, hidden identity, romance, switching roles, love triangle, sexual relations, gender bending, mistaken identity, gender, couples, disorder, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: reincarnation, immigrants, unlikely couple, nightclub, society, couples, romance, gays and lesbians, writer's life, culture clash, down on your luck, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: egypt, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Search for John Gissing (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Matthew Barnes is a young exec on the move up who finds himself a pawn in corporate in-fighting when he's sent to London to oversee a merger
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: nun, boss and employee, singleness, workplace romance, couples, workplace, clergy, vengeance, couple relations, culture clash, workplace situations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Security Men (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Duckers, Jimmy and Ray are three work-shy security guards at a shopping mall who spend much of their time mocking their Jobsworth boss Kenneth. One night they bunk off to watch and bet on a boxing match at the electrical shop, only to find on their ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, sitcom, workplace situations, shopping mall, workplace, disorder, robbery, security guard
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: George Lester is a man who is chasing rainbows, looking for the pot of gold at the end. When his wife, Pamela grows tired of being dragged all over the world, she leaves him. While she is away, George converts her family home into a discotheque, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: nothing goes right, fish out of water, estate, crime gone awry, cons and scams, dishonesty, disorder, blind ambition, chase, espionage, obsessive quest, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, urban, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, sex, divorce, hypochondriac ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Sandwich Man (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: city life, clergy, musician's life, urban, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, optimism, artists and showbiz, mate swapping, scout, photographer, top hat ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mary Had a Little... (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A theatrical impresario tries to win a bet with a psychiatrist over the production of a perfect baby.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual
Plot: doctors and patients, pregnancy, baby, psychiatrist, fall in love, mental illness, love and romance, couples, power relations, disorder, hypnotism, shakespeare ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sex Crazy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nono is a young schizophrenic who believes himself destined to stop the global arms race. He has always lived alone with his overwhelming mother, now he meets crazy Ramon.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, mental institution, chaos and mayhem, mental illness, chaos, disorder, sexual abuse, fish out of water, misfit, female prisoner, octopus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mother's Helpers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four sexy young foreign girls come to England as au pairs and quickly become quite intimate with their employers, host families, and just about everyone else they encounter.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexploitation, womanizer, nanny, sexual relations, couples, sexual abuse, singleness, misfit, disorder, cleavage, sex scene, bed ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Doc Martin (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doc Martin tells the tale of Martin Clunes' character in the film, in the months leading up to the Saving Grace story. Martin Bamford is a heart-broken London obstetrician, in a jealous rage after he finds out that his wife has been sleeping ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, starting over, village life, social relations, introspection, infidelity, cons and scams, homecoming, dishonesty, marijuana, pub, seaside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, lesbian, fall in love, gays and lesbians, romance, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, lgbt, integration, indian lead, opposites attract, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, england, europe, london, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Rub & Tug (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rub & Tug is a sexy comedy that takes place at a "full body" massage parlour.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, erotic ...
Plot: massage parlor, prostitute, sexual relations, sex trade, intrigue, workplace situations, workplace, couples, security camera, masseuse, false arrest, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, actor's life, romance, writer's life, young lovers, battle of the sexes, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, love affair, love triangle ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 261
Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: prostitute, village, village life, social relations, drunken man, merchant, frenchman, village idiot
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Under the Gaydar (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Parents hire a girl to turn their son straight, but the son is just pretending to be gay in order to pick up women.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: high school, looking for sex, cons and scams, gender bending, dishonesty, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, womanizer, parents and children, friends, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 224
The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: relocation, house, social differences, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, property
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%