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And Now a Word from Our Sponsor (2013)
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And Now a Word from Our Sponsor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Adan Kundle, CEO of a major advertising agency, is discovered unconscious in front of a wall of TVs. When he wakes in the hospital, Adan can only communicate through advertising slogans.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, biting, suspense, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, mental illness, family relations, self discovery, workplace intrigue, media, disorder, workplace, media satire, life turned upside down, rivalry, miraculous event, hopes, imaginary, wisdom of life, top executive, hospital
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about family relations, disorder, parents and children, life turned upside down, society, hopes and workplace mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like And Now a Word from Our Sponsor: Preggoland (2014), Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011), On Air (2012), Papadopoulos & Sons (2012), The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Preggoland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, life turned upside down, best friends, disorder, lie, faked pregnancy, society, strong female presence, pregnancy, thirtysomething life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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95%
Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hoax, self discovery, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, society, dishonesty, hopes, miraculous event, parents and children, cons and scams, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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78%
 6.3
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On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: radio show, parents and children, media, midlife crisis, self discovery, disorder, introspection, family relations, dishonesty, strong female presence, hidden identity, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, workplace, family business, family life, restaurant, life turned upside down, hopes, down on your luck, brother brother relationship, greek, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, disorder, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, step siblings, life turned upside down, family relations, siblings relations, pregnancy, golden years, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Scandal Makers (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Former teen idol Nam Hyeon-soo is now in his thirties and working as a radio DJ. One day a young woman named Jeong-nam shows up and claims to be his own daughter. She also has a son whom she claims to be Hyeon-soo's grandson. Their relation is ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, unfulfillment, media, radio dj, father daughter relationship, life turned upside down, hopes, friendship, society, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Price Check (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, boss and employee, couples, workplace, ambition, workplace romance, career woman, extramarital affair, love and romance, workplace situations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Life's a Breeze (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Life's A Breeze tells the story of a family as they search for a lost fortune around the streets of Dublin.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, track down, parents and children, family problems, life turned upside down, disorder, comedy of errors, on the road, search, family life, lifestyle, humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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June in January (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A newly engaged bride dreamed of her wedding day with her late mother for her entire life, and is looking forward to planning every perfect detail to honor her mom's memory. But her special day is nearly ruined by her intimidating future ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, couples, youth, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, wedding, wedding reception, arranged marriage, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Happy 140 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, light, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, reunion, life turned upside down, female director, lottery, card playing, meeting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Hairdresser (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a salon refuses to hire her because of her plump figure, irrepressible hair stylist Kathi plots revenge by opening her own beauty parlor next door. But when she faces a cash-flow problem, Kathi resorts to some creative means of raising capital.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beauty salon, follow your dream, physical appearance, family relations, lifestyle, power relations, workplace, boss and employee, fashion, parents and children, hopes, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, contemplative, light ...
Plot: family relations, last wish, parents and children, ex athlete, family problems, self discovery, introspection, friendship, terminal illness, death, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, insurance, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.3
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Call My Agent! (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: TV mini-series about a French talent agency
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, celebrity culture, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, life turned upside down, rivalry, friendship, society, satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Chosen One (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul is an ordinary man who is at the end of his rope. He hates his job, his beautiful wife has left him, and his mother and gay, Buddhist-monk brother constantly remind him of his shortcomings. Although Paul doesn't know it yet, his life is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: chosen one, self discovery, society, family relations, oracle, life turned upside down, farce, destiny, deadend life, suicide attempt, brother brother relationship, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colombia, south america, los angeles, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, society, workplace situations, bittersweet, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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45%
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Tenure (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Despite his outstanding intellect, associate professor Charlie Thurber is a chronic underachiever and has never received university tenure. Aided by his nutty best friend, Charlie launches a final effort to make the grade at Gray College. But a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: college, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, battle of the sexes, workplace, disorder, buddies, rivalry, friends, power relations, drugs/alcohol, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 2K
Sassy Pants (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Desperate to get out from under her overprotective mother, a home-schooled teen runs off to live with her dad, and forms a bond with his much-younger boyfriend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, teenage girl, parents and children, eccentric family, job seeking, disorder, coming of age, workplace, follow your dream, hopes, older man younger man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Fonzy (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in Paris, a man working in fish delivery becomes involved in a legal battle with his sperm donations.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, family relations, artificial insemination, pregnancy, disorder, fatherhood, sperm donor, female director, marijuana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Material (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cassim Kaif is a young Muslim man who works in his father's fabric shop in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. In the family tradition, Cassim, as the only son, is expected to take over the family business from his father.
Style: touching, humorous, inspirational, captivating, light ...
Plot: follow your dream, parents and children, unsupportive parent, family relations, family business, family tradition, lifestyle, workplace, hopes, stand up comedian, against the odds, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fathers & Sons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fathers & Sons is a comedic exploration of a group of men and their relationships with their fathers. A middle-aged Jewish man meets his father for the first time at the funeral of his mother. A south-Asian accountant introduces his white fiance ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, death in the family, siblings relations, father son relationship, bollywood, brother brother relationship, jewish, father and son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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38%
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Lotoman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Modesto and Manuel are brothers whose lives change by wining the lottery.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, society, family relations, hopes, couples, disorder, life turned upside down, silly humor, culture clash, friendship, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
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The Love Guide (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A comedy about a woman who saves her chicken farm and her family by agreeing to be the subject of a "reality show" with a celebrity Hollywood weight loss expert. Both women change and discover the true meaning of success (Imdb.com)
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, farm, manipulations, manipulation, life turned upside down, culture clash, family in crisis, tv show, disorder, couples, family problems, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth Alison Gray is just your average suburban 11-year old waiting for adolescence to arrive when she finds out her whole life has been a lie. With only her imagination to guide her, she runs away to find the truth.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, coming of age, parents and children, family relations, hopes, family in crisis, self discovery, family problems, youth, obsessive quest, on the road, life turned upside down ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, life turned upside down, family life, couple relations, disorder, family, orphan, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hassan & Mark (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the lives of Mahmoud, a Muslim Sheikh (Omar Sharif) and Boulos, a Christian Theologian (Adel Imam) are threatened by religious extremists on both sides, the Egyptian government inducts them into a witness protection program that requires them ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, on the run, assassination attempt, family relations, culture clash, switching roles, disorder, fall in love, parents and children, society, fake identity, witness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, couples, dull life, self discovery, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, coming of age, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: save the day, pets, talking dog, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, nothing goes right, single parent, christmas, friendship, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense, feel good ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, adoption, disorder, couple relations, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, family relations, disorder, family, single parent, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%