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Home Is Where the Hart Is (1987)
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Home Is Where the Hart Is (1987)
Original name: Home is Where the Hart Is
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 wife, Minnie (Enid Saunders) who is in a coma. Waking up from a sleep, Belle is not enthusiastic about returning to her job and overhears the night nurse (Leslie Jones) reading a postcard from the Hart's two twin boys, Martin Hart (Eric Christmas) and Art Hart (Ted Stidder) that they will be returning home soon. Belle plots the death of old Mrs. Hart and the kidnapping of Old Pappy but things don't go quite according to plan.
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, twins, crimes, missing person, rescue, family relations, society, elderly, clergy, disorder, siblings relations, estate, dishonesty, golden years, cons and scams, golddigger, female nudity, fake marriage, old man, sheriff, gold digger, peeping tom, small town, nurse, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and not serious films with plots about disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, family relations, gangsters and society mostly in Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Home Is Where the Hart Is: The Experts (1989), Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974), Perpetrators of the Crime (1999), Steal Big Steal Little (1995), Mystics (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Experts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Travis and Wendell are two down-on-their-luck New Yorkers who think they're relocating to a small town in Nebraska to open a nightclub. What they don't know is they have actually been abducted by a KGB operative and flown to the Soviet ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, satirical, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, kgb, missing person, cons and scams, culture clash, espionage, adventure, dishonesty, crimes, reluctant partners, politics, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, usa, russia, new york, nebraska
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Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie's Aunt Edna is kidnapped by Count Von Plasma, the vampire head of an isolated Eastern European dictatorship who mistakes her for the Queen of England and thinks that kidnapping her will draw tourists to his country. Barry and his ...
Style: slasher, parody, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, vampire, hostage, disorder, misfit, partners, society, supernatural, goofy hero, twins, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe
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Perpetrators of the Crime (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Seriously strapped for cash, three college roommates decide to solve their financial woes by kidnapping the daughter of a wealthy businessman. But the rookie criminals make a huge mistake when they accidentally grab the wrong girl (Tori Spelling). ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: missing person, mistaken identity, kidnapping, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, dark humor, mishap, scheme, bug
Time: 90s
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Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Plot: lawyer, family relations, estate, vengeance, twin brother, custody, rich and poor, siblings relations, adoption, down on your luck, cons and scams, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
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Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, buddies, crimes, golden years, nothing goes right, partners, dark humor, seance, scam, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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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: realistic, not serious, parody, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: gang, looking for sex, conspiracy, disorder, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, cons and scams, doctors and patients, city life, male female relationship, paramedic ...
Time: 80s
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Too Much Sun (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A multimillionaire, whose son is gay and daughter a lesbian, leaves a will with one clause: His children will inherit his money only if at least one of them produces him a grandchild within a year of his death.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: murder, son, clergy, dishonesty, femme fatale, investigation, crimes, hidden identity, intrigue, gays and lesbians, society, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills
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Out on a Limb (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While heading to the town where his sister, Marci, lives, big-city banker Bill Campbell is robbed by a woman who takes everything he has, including his clothes and a business document worth millions of dollars. Bill eventually reunites with Marci, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: small town, forest, murder, beer, nudity (full frontal - brief), screwball, family relations, disorder, social relations, twins, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
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Grace Quigley (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hitman, dark humor, golden years, dishonesty, elderly, crimes, forgery, parents and children, cons and scams, murder, graphic violence, old woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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The Don's Analyst (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Don Vito Leoni, the Godfather, is clinically depressed. The world has changed and he hasn't. He'd like to retire, but if he left the "family business" to his two idiot sons, they'd be dead in a minute. So he decides to go ...
Style: realistic, not serious, cynical, humorous, witty ...
Plot: kidnapping, nudity (full frontal - brief), silly humor, nothing goes right, gangsters, misfit, crimes, disorder, abduction, family relations, down on your luck, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a tour bus driver plans to save his daughter from her captors, a Belgian circus performer, the Americans on his European bus tour lend a help hand.
Style: realistic, humorous
Plot: circus, unlikely partners, crimes, rescue, captivity, bus, kidnapping, vacation, danger
Time: 80s
Place: belgium, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tells the "riches to rags" story of the Nobles, three upper-class twenty-somethings that appear to have no limits to their checkbooks, and no direction in their lives. Until one day, their father tries to teach them a lesson by staging a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, inheritance, slacker, life turned upside down, fish out of water, society, youth, materialism, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, parody, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, cons and scams, family life, dishonesty, crimes, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, pickpocket, foreigner, satire, caper ...
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Place: italy
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of Lanze who is in love with the princess. One day the princess is kidnapped by the Dark Knight and Lanze starts his journey to rescue her. But he is not alone because Erdal, a turk, joins him on his journey.
Style: humorous, absurd, ironic, exciting, semi serious ...
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Country: France
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: parody, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, silly humor, wizards and magicians, religions or cults, friends, disorder, rivalry, dishonesty, supernatural ability, clergy, legal ...
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Place: turkey
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Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole (2014)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
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Place: usa, minnesota
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
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Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, captivating, realistic ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
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Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, fish out of water, life turned upside down, family life, culture clash, couple relations, family relations, misfit, society, dishonesty, disorder, siblings relations ...
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Disenchanted pest worker and single dad Freddie Manning unintentionally steals and then loses mob money and now he really is in trouble. So when a run-down Baptist church mistakes him and his best friend Junior for replacement ministers, he grabs at ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: John Mulaney relays stories from his childhood and "SNL," eviscerates the value of college and laments getting older in this electric comedy special.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, sincere
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27%
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Country: USA
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