Movies like Take the Trash

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Take the Trash (2008)
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Take the Trash (2008)
Original name: Blå mænd
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jesper Jensen is a successful IT salesman who stops at nothing, even if it means backstabbing his best friend. Being number one in the company and having a beautiful wife and a lovely home, Jesper seems to lead a perfect life, but one day his arrogance and self confidence hits him in the face like a boomerang and he loses everything overnight. Jesper is sentenced to do community service at a recycling center with the odd and funny characters Dion, Theodor, and Lotte. At first he looks down on these people and doesn't want to be associated with them. When he begins to loosen up, however, he discovers that he can learn a lot from their straight forward and honest approach to life.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, self discovery, redemption, life turned upside down, fish out of water, workplace, reluctant partners, community service, hopes, social differences, society, working class, disorder, friends, romance, misfit, daydreamer, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, workplace situations, social relations, salesman, recycling
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, society, friends, friendship, misfit, couples and family relations mostly in Comedy, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Take the Trash: Barbecue (2014), Welcome to the North (2012), Cruisin' (2014), Lotoman (2011), Last Stop for Paul (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Barbecue (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his 50th birthday, a man who's been watching his weight, health and temper all his life suffers a heart attack. He's been doing everything he was told he should do and it still didn't help. He decides to turn the page and let loose.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Place: italy, europe
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Cruisin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Comedy - Devin Begley, Destiny Monique, Amanda Nix, Liana Mendoza, Noel Gugliemi
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dominican republic
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Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, politics, hopes, disorder, social differences, fish out of water, couples, campaign, congress, unlikely couple, working class, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
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Dr. Cabbie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
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Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, captivating ...
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Break Up Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: breakup, odd couple, friendship, workplace situations, workplace, disorder, love, friends, break-up, money
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, light, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
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All for One (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four rogues, who were best friends as kids, have one big problem: they're sitting on both sides of the law. Martin is a policeman, while Nikolai, Ralf, and Timo can't distinguish between personal possessions and the possessions of others! ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: heist, friendship, crimes, partners, buddies, disorder, cons and scams, nothing goes right, undercover, unfulfillment, police officer, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After falling victim to a humiliating prank by the high school Queen Bee, best friends and world-class geeks, Mindy and Jodi, decide to get their revenge by uniting the outcasts of the school against her and her circle of friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 107 min.
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Plot: goofy hero, disorder, love and romance, workplace, misfit, social misfits, unemployment, life is a bitch, fish out of water, social differences, farce, family relations ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1990
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: unemployment, workplace situations, workplace, partners, goofy hero, adult as child, friends, disorder, racial stereotype, wedding, farce, hawaiian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii
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August 15th (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, self discovery, family relations, disorder, friends, life turned upside down, buddies, introspection, parents and children, fish out of water, ocean or sea, ocean ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
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Trevor Noah: African American (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Internationally acclaimed comedian Trevor Noah challenges the status quo through his unique perspective, breaking down cultural flaws on all sides and finding our mutual connections with laughter. Born a mixed-race child in South Africa under ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
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Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Harris Malden wears his insecurity on his face in a curious disguise for everyone to see. No one in the neighborhood, not even his best friend Paul or his brother Melvin, has the heart to tell him how ridiculous he looks with the thick black line ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
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Love & Slaps (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy about generational conflict between two parents who do not want to grow old and a seventeen year old daughter who wants to become an adult. During a weekend with some friends in their country house in Tuscany, Marcello and Marina, relieved ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 96 min.
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Place: germany, italy, europe
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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: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, sitcom
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