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A Wonderful World (2006)
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A Wonderful World (2006)
Original name: Un mundo maravilloso
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A fairy tale about the political and socioeconomic realities of Mexico.
Style: humorous, captivating, social, disturbing, biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious, fairy tale, neorealism
Plot: satire, rich and poor, society, mistaken identity, social decay, politics, political conspiracy, disorder, suicide, dark humor, sleeping, suburbs, globalization, conquering, political corruption, dishonesty, immigrants, rise to the top, liberal, ego clash, leadership, state affairs, celebrity culture, socialism
Time: 21st century, future
Place: mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and biting films with plots about satire, society, politics, dishonesty, disorder, state affairs and dark humor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Wonderful World: The Perfect Dictatorship (2014), The Color of the Chameleon (2012), Hell (2010), Your Excellency (1967), Herod's Law (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: manipulation, media, political intrigue, media satire, political corruption, manipulations, journalism, state affairs, dishonesty, campaign, corrupt politician, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Color of the Chameleon (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In Emil Christov's über-stylish spy-movie pastiche, a charismatic schemer in an authoritarian police state, fired from his job as a secret-police informant, conjures up his own imaginary spy network and builds up an archive that he turns ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: snitch, satire, fighting the system, politics, dishonesty, government agency, dark humor, cons and scams, society, state affairs, secret police, sting operation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria
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67%
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Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, rough, cynical ...
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, drug dealing, politics, mafia, gang war, crimes, anti heroes, society, social relations, organized crime, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Your Excellency (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Lopitos, who is horribly inefficient but quick-witted, is invited (because of the current ambassador's superstition about 13 sitting down to a meal) to a banquet attended by the ambassadors of both superpowers. After the news of a series of ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspense, biting, cynical ...
Plot: politics, satire, humanism, military coup, ideology, true love, power struggle, speech, corruption, ambassador, comedy of errors, political intrigue ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Herod's Law (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.
Style: biting, suspense, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, mayor, corruption, political corruption, satire, small town, crime, crimes, small town life, desert, village, village life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: mexico, latin america
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59%
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Justi&Cia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murderous pair, unlikely criminals, social decay, nothing to lose, escapades, vigilantism, life is a bitch, society, crimes, satire, disorder, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Water (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Michael Caine stars as Baxter Thwaites, the laid-back Governor of the sleepy British colony of Cascara. But when American oil drillers accidentally strike a gusher of ultra-delicious mineral water, the forgotten Caribbean out-post becomes a global ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Plot: politics, disorder, farce, dishonesty, satire, island, fish out of water, destiny, political corruption, leadership, society, political satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: caribbean, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, estrangement, social decay, human nature, satire, shallowness, society, dull life, life is a bitch, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, human nature, false accusation, mistaken identity, political unrest, dark humor, social relations, state affairs, amateur detective ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
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36%
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Blue Eyelids (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marina wins a paradise vacation for two, but when she realizes that she has no one to bring along, she decides to invite a stranger named Victor. The pair soon discovers that true love depends more on compatibility rather than idyllic scenery.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, unfulfillment, couples, human nature, vacation, loneliness, stranger, bittersweet, love and romance, dull life, insurance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Shut Up and Shoot! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A movie producer hatches a scheme to have an actor (Silvio Pollio) kill his fellow filmmakers.
Style: realistic, cynical, suspense, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, satire, actor's life, deadly, crimes, artists and showbiz, politics, dishonesty, showbiz, cons and scams, filmmaking, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Grassroots (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Grant Cogswell, a liberal music critic decides to run for city council against a popular black incumbent and is assisted by a reporter who recently lost his job. Initially given no chance, things turn dark when Cogswell makes it into the general ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: satire, ambition, campaign, friends, unemployment, politics, against the odds, society, election campaign, political campaign, campaigning, profanity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: realistic, suspense, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, unwanted pregnancy, village life, clergy, religions or cults, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, society, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A naive girl's love for Switzerland is put to the test in this satiric comedy. Irina (Yelena Panova) is a woman from Russia who all her life has always been fascinated by Switzerland and longs to live there some day, though her notion of Swiss ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, injustice, social decay, state affairs, immigrants, politics, workplace, satire, love and romance, friendship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hits (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A talentless teen will do anything to get on TV's "The Voice." Meanwhile, her father, a municipal worker, creates an uproar when a video of his rants at City Hall goes viral.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: fame, talent, society, dark humor, media satire, celebrity culture, delusion, computers and web, viral video, small town, youtube, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the lucidity and the madness¸ Miranda really acts as a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: actor's life, political unrest, revolution, politics, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, state affairs, delusion, irony, satire, obsession, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Witness (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' ...
Style: cult film, suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: satire, socialism, dark humor, fascist, absurdism, execution, last supper, cemetery, minister, political satire, secret door, swimming pool ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hyenas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Senegal, UK, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned home. While Linguere has done well for herself, her home village has fallen on hard economic times. Intent ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: african, satire, politics, society, materialism, couples, injustice, social relations, rich and poor, vengeance, pregnancy, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: senegal, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Long Live Freedom (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The elections are approaching and the largest opposition party in the country do not look good. Its leader, Enrico Oliveri can not stand the pressure and disappears. Fearing a scandal, the eminence grise of the party had brought into play the twin ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, clever, biting ...
Plot: politics, twins, campaign, switching roles, state affairs, dishonesty, hidden identity, disorder, old love, political rally, political party, impostor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Spinning Boris (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Russian political elite hires American consultants to help with President Yeltsin's re-election campaign when his approval rating is down to single digits.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: politics, ambition, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, idealism, political unrest, political intrigue, political conspiracy, culture clash, campaign, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, year 1996, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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30%
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Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: suspense, surreal, semi serious, humorous, anthology ...
Plot: obsession, social decay, dark humor, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, family relations, parents and children, society, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, guru ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: life turned upside down, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, injustice, wrongfully committed, satire, husband wife relationship, loss of job, mental institution, taxi driver, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
All Against All (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, life turned upside down, working class, forced into action, family relations, righting the wronged, society, hopes, family life, family problems, eviction, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As Sister Mary delivers a lecture on sin and its consequences, she's interrupted by several of her former students, who have little positive to say about how a Catholic education has impacted their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: society, clergy, religions or cults, church, disorder, rivalry, catholic school, nun, belief in the afterlife, teacher student relationship, humour, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Falling (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natha a poor farmer from Peepli village in the heart of rural India is about to lose his plot of land due to an unpaid bank loan. A quick fix to the problem is the a government program that aids the families of indebted farmers who have committed ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, light, psychological ...
Plot: media circus, media, satire, society, dark humor, nothing goes right, media hype, farmer, debt, suicide attempt, bureaucracy, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics and in the mini-skirted flared-trousered world of 1970 Britain starts to rise through the ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, not serious ...
Plot: politics, satire, political corruption, society, state affairs, manipulations, media, head of state, dishonesty, ambition, rise to the top, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The President's Last Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On October 26, 1979, President Park Chung-hee, who had ruled South Korea since 1961, was assassinated by his director of intelligence. The film depicts the events of that night…
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: assassination, politics, undercover, state affairs, assassination attempt, deadly, dark humor, political conspiracy, political intrigue, terrorism, political corruption, revolution ...
Time: 70s
Place: south korea, seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, politician, political satire, president, small town, satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, celebrity culture, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Second Civil War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: biting, cynical, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: journalism, politics, white house, translator, terrorism, satire, militia, civil war, illegal immigration, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, media satire ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, middle east, usa, pakistan, washington d.c. ...
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27%