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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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, twins, family relations, missing person, clergy, elderly, danger, society, dishonesty, estate, disorder, siblings relations, rescue, golden years, cons and scams, loud sex, female nudity, golddigger, suicide attempt, old man, fake marriage, sheriff, nurse, small town ...
Time: 80s

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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 disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) and society mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Home Is Where the Hart Is: The Experts (1989), Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974), Perpetrators of the Crime (1999), Paramedics (1988), Steal Big Steal Little (1995). 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, exciting, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kgb, missing person, cons and scams, culture clash, espionage, adventure, nightclub, politics, reluctant partners, crimes, dishonesty, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa, soviet union, nebraska, new york
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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: witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, vampire, society, odd couple, amateur detective, gender, buddies, hostages, slasher, crimes, misfit ...
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: dark humor, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: disorder, missing person, kidnapping, mistaken identity, dishonesty, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, crimes, mishap, bug, scheme
Time: 90s
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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
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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, offbeat, humorous, light ...
Plot: lawyer, family relations, estate, twin brother, vengeance, twins, society, hotshot lawyer, hidden identity, rise to the top, legal action, blind ambition ...
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: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, golden years, buddies, seance, scam, gangsters, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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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
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: small town, beer, murder, forest, kidnapping, siblings relations, small town life, switching roles, missing person, race against time, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, son, will, gender, deadly, society, family gatherings, siblings relations, cons and scams, pregnancy, adoption, clergy ...
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The Don's Analyst (1997)
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Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: clever, offbeat, humorous, witty, cynical ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous
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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, realistic ...
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, inheritance, slacker, fish out of water, life turned upside down, disorder, materialism, society, youth, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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38%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: humorous, ironic, absurd, idiotic, exciting ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, realistic
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Time: 80s
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Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
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Place: usa, minnesota
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
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Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious, exciting ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, dark humor
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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The Grand Seduction (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, stylized, realistic, feel good ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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28%
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Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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28%
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Genre: Comedy
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