Movies like Cafe Express

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Cafe Express (1980)
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Cafe Express (1980)
Original name: Cafè Express
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parody, crimes, family relations, misfit, crime, family life, dishonesty, social misfits, goofy hero, cons and scams, thief, gypsy, caper, train, theft, pursuit, chase, pickpocket, coffee, salesman, satire, father son relationship, worker, foreigner, asthma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about dishonesty, disorder, family relations, crimes, cons and scams, couples and love and romance mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Cafe Express: Great! (1986), Love Thy Neighbor (1984), Where Is Parsifal? (1984), Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989), When Nature Calls (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Great! (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Carlo Verdone at his best is incredibly supported by a fantastic Alberto Sordi and a cast of street-genie non-actors that outperform beyond any imagination.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: friendship, rivalry, beach, motorcycle, pinball machine, motorcycle gang
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
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95%
Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: sentimental, humorous, offbeat, touching, feel good ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, adultery, suburban life, family life, couple relations, bittersweet, love affair, family problems, couples, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Where Is Parsifal? (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tucked away in his castle, a hypochondriac inventor plays generous host to a revolving cast of wacky guests. But to pay off his mounting debts, he must sell either a powerful businessman or a rich gypsy on his latest creation: a laser skywriter.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: mad scientist, social misfits, inventions and discoveries, palaces castles and temples, social relations, marital problem, bare breasts, money problems, invention, dinner party, roller skating
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rosalie loves to shop too much to let a little thing like no money stop her. When the local shopkeepers no longer take her bad checks or bad credit cards, she's reduced to stealing from one family member to buy presents for others. It's ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: computers and web, family life, friendship, couple relations, materialism, couples, friends, farce, wedding, obsession, buddies, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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When Nature Calls (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: parody, satire, family relations, urban, family life, showbiz, wilderness, city life, disorder, mountain, escapades, camp ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, hidden identity, life turned upside down, family life, misfit, society, culture clash, family relations, couple relations, dishonesty, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Night Before the Exams Today (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Reunites the same cast, reprising their characters from the 2006 original film, but transplants them from the 1980s to the Italy of 2006. This leap allows the filmmaker to compare and contrast youth culture across generations, from the era of the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, lifestyle, sex, father son relationship, friendship, infidelity, marriage, extramarital affair, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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50%
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Grace Quigley (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides to blackmail him into killing her, however, she has one or two friends he ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, dishonesty, crimes, elderly, forgery, deadly, murder, cons and scams, parents and children, golden years, graphic violence, life insurance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Paramedics (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two paramedics are transferred to the nasty part of the city where a gang is killing people to sell their organs.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, not serious, exciting
Plot: gang, cons and scams, looking for sex, city life, doctors and patients, disorder, conspiracy, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters, parody ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: incest, family relations, satire, murder, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, society, couples, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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42%
White Collar Blues (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of one year, shown in a variety ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: office, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, farce, down on your luck, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, surrealism, bad luck ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Moving Violations (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of careless and unlucky drivers are sentenced to attend traffic school to keep their records clean.
Style: witty, offbeat, twists and turns, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, nasa, police, goofy hero, law enforcement, nothing goes right, rebellion, chases and races, police corruption, misfit, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
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41%
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Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, workplace situations, workplace romance, job promotion, chaos and mayhem, media satire ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, cons and scams, family life, family relations, social relations, dishonesty, disorder, village, con artists, alien, morality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When police funding is cut, the Governor announces he must close one of the academies. To make it fair, the two police academies must compete against each other to stay in operation. Mauser persuades two officers in Lassard's academy to better ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, academy, competition, chase, farce, crimes, disorder, contests and competitions, goofy hero, rivalry, partners against crime, gang ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Three Men and a Leg (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three friends leave Milan by car heading south. Two of them are married to two sisters, the third one is going to marry the third sister. The marriage is going to take place in the villa of their vulgar but very rich father in law. They are also ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous, road movie
Plot: on the road, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, boss and employee, power relations, couples, overbearing, family relations, disorder, wedding, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
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A Head for Business (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dutillard is an amateur film maker working as a computer programmer for a small French investment bank. When the bank finds that it has been forced to fork over $104 million to fund Dutillard's film, Chekov's "Three Sisters", and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: embezzlement, bank, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, programmer, embezzler, filmmaking, greed, business, satire, gang, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, biting, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: factory, strong sexual content, dishonesty, crimes, corporate crimes, workplace situations, moral dilemma, human nature, profanity, satire, cooking and food, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Man from the Diners' Club (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mobster Foots Pulardos, who operates a health gym as a front, plans to flee to Mexico to evade government tax officials. His girl friend, Sugar Pye, suggests that he first arrange for the cremation of a man having his own peculiar identifying ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, gangsters, disorder, farce, cons and scams, comedy of errors, crimes, goofy hero, dishonesty, chases and races, engagement, explosion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Caruso, Zero for Conduct (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A movie directed by F.Nuti
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching
Plot: gang, family problems, kids in trouble, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, youth, crimes, juvenile delinquency, couples, infidelity, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Home Is Where the Hart Is (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nurse and con artist Belle Haimes (Valri Bromfield) lives with her dull-witted husband Rex Haimes (Stephen E. Miller) in the Hart Mansion in British Columbia. There she cares for the invalid, 103 year-old Slim Hart, aka Pappy, (Joe Austin) and his ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: kidnapping, danger, society, elderly, crimes, rescue, twins, dishonesty, golden years, estate, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 80s
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37%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water, politician, political satire, satire, president, small town
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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36%
Love is in the Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Couple Andrea and Giulia, an outwardly successful couple, are having problems in the bedroom. When Giulia invites Max, an old friend from high school, to stay in the family home with their teenage son, some new attitudes begin to form.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, family relations, breakup, dishonesty, sexual relations, love and romance, midlife crisis, voyeurism, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Hollywood Shuffle (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aspiring actor and hot-dog stand employee Bobby Taylor catches the ire of his grandmother for auditioning for a role in the regrettably titled exploitation film "Jivetime Jimmy's Revenge." When Tinseltown Studios casts Taylor in the ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, hollywood, farce, racism, satire, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, actor's life, society, misfit, filmmaking, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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35%
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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: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: relocation, house, love and romance, society, social differences, couples, family relations, property, moving
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
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35%
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EuroTrapped (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: AmeriQua is the story of a lazy recent graduate, Charlie (Bobby Kennedy), whose rich parents cut him off with a $5000 check and an ultimatum to start a life of independence and responsibility. Instead, he buys a plane ticket to Italy, gets robbed ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie, sexy
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, misfit, ultimatum, generosity, friends, social relations, student, embassy, soccer, italian restaurant, seductive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy
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34%
Nobody's Perfect (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve is a college freshman who plays tennis for the school. But he falls desperately in love with Shelly, also a tennis player. It's all downhill from there. Steve can't eat, he can't sleep, his grades drop, and he gets kicked off ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: college, tennis, love and romance, comedy of errors, cons and scams, fall in love, teenage life, mistaken identity, friendship, gender bending, switching roles, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sotto una buona stella (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A wealthy broker, Federico Picchioni, within two days forfeits his partner and work, finishing well to living with two children and granddaughter (abandoned by her father). He is, at this point, in the face of many difficulties of adjustment but ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, disorder, family problems, dead mother, python, widower, aspiring singer, dead woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Abel (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An extremely weird comedy about the life of 31- year-old Abel, who has never left home. After failing with doctors and psychiatrists, Abel's father Victor brings home Christine, a friend, in an attempt to teach Abel basic social skills. After ...
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: chase, mama's boy, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, satire, couples, family relations, love and romance, cowardliness, father son relationship, psychiatrist ...
Time: 80s
Place: holland, europe
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32%
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Mother's Day (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vorbereitungen zu einem ganz normalen Muttertag bei den Neugebauers in einer heruntergekommenen Wiener Gemeindebau-Wohnung: Doch statt eines gewöhnlichen Familienfests wird ein Blick in die abgründigen Tiefen und Geheimnisse der Familie Neugebauer ...
Style: offbeat, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, mother's day, love and romance, crimes, society, wrestling, balcony, priest, parody, sex, father son relationship, bedroom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: austria, vienna
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