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Look Who's Back (2015)
 7.1
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Look Who's Back (2015)
Original name: Er ist wieder da
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Adolf Hitler wakes up in a vacant lot in Berlin, with no knowledge of anything that happened after 1945. Homeless and destitute. Although everyone recognizes him, nobody believes that he is Hitler; instead, they think he is either a comedian, or a method actor.
Style: satirical, twist ending, realistic, absurd, stylized, psychological, dramatic, humorous, tense, light ...
Plot: hitler, time traveler, politics, adaptation, fascism, morality, brainwashing, manipulation, humanity, culture clash, idealism, ethnic conflict, propaganda, world politics, revolution, twists & turns, time travel, nazi, political satire, political, islam, german, nazis, internet, genocide ...
Time: 1930s
Place: germany, poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, satirical and melancholic films with plots about storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, culture clash, dialogue, adaptation and brutality mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Look Who's Back: Canadian Bacon (1995), The Milagro Beanfield War (1988), To Be or Not to Be (1983), An American Carol (2008), The Visitors (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
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Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, white house, political conspiracy, political corruption, dishonesty, disorder, cold war, farce, culture clash, state affairs, nothing goes right, hockey ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, politics, culture clash, love and romance, miraculous event, social relations, hopes, village life, fugitives, small town life, fighting the system, liberal ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
To Be or Not to Be (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when Poland is invaded by the Germans in World War II. His wife has the habit of entertaining young polish officers while he's on stage, which is also a source of depression to him. When one of ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: farce, war, wartime life, gays and lesbians, heroic mission, anti heroes, polish, disorder, heroes, espionage, actor, gay ...
Time: 1950s, 1930s
Place: poland, germany, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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An American Carol (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In An American Carol a cynical, Anti-American Hollywood filmmaker sets out on a crusade to abolish the 4th of July holiday. He is visited by three spirits who take him on a hilarious journey in an attempt to show him the true meaning of America.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, talky ...
Plot: parody, politics, terrorist, ghost, nothing goes right, state affairs, goofy hero, celebrity culture, disorder, religions or cults, americana, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1940, year 1968
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, madison square garden manhattan new york city, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
 29K
The Visitors (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This outrageous time-travel comedy follows the misadventures of a wacky medieval knight (Jean Reno) and his faithful servant when they are accidentally transported to contemporary times by a senile sorcerer. Mayhem rules as these 12th-century ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, funny, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, knight, farce, hotel, fish out of water, palaces castles and temples, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, master and servant, curses spells and rituals, servant, disorder ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, year 1993 ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
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The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, campaign, debate, media, parody, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 7.5
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In the Loop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The US President and the UK Prime Minister are looking to launch a war in the Middle East. The plot follows government officials and advisers in their behind-the-scenes efforts either to promote the war or prevent it. Spinal Tap meets Strangelove. A ...
Style: cynical, witty, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: intern, politics, new job, white house, politician, gay slur, farce, war, power struggle, media, workplace, coincidence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: culture clash, politics, religions or cults, society, actor's life, nothing goes right, islam, stand up comedian, comedian, religion, frame up, indians ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Will Ferrell stars in a stand-up comedy as George W. Bush in this take on the former President of the United States. After playing George W. Bush on Saturday Night Live for many years, funny man Will Ferrell brings his impression to Broadway to send ...
Style: humorous, talky, biting, cynical, not serious ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, election, head of state, leadership, americana, white house, society, state affairs, politically correct, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious, satirical ...
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Time: 90s
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Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: funny, intense, suspense, brutal, melancholic ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: witty, clever, talky, biting, humorous ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1961, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Everlasting Piece (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.8
 17K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 319
Savages (1972)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 12K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.1
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, funny ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 109 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Twelve Chairs (1970)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 90K
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Style: humorous, funny, light, sexy, clever ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: witty, talky, clever, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: england, australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 34K
War Machine (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A rock star general bent on winning the “impossible” war in Afghanistan takes us inside the complex machinery of modern war. Inspired by the true story of General Stanley McChrystal.
Style: satirical, dramatic, absurd, interesting, factual ...
Plot: journalist, expose, soldier, war, politics, military, political, islam, iraq war, weapons, honest, civil war ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 2K
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Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in the 1960's, a school teacher pretends to be a CIA spy to get his nagging wife off his back. He helps a Russian ballet dancer defect and is then sent to Cuba to locate "Agent X" for the CIA.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, surreal ...
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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