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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, islam, german, nazis, internet, genocide, greed ...
Time: 1930s
Place: germany, poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, melancholic and satirical films with plots about storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, culture clash, runaway and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Look Who's Back: Canadian Bacon (1995), The Milagro Beanfield War (1988), The Visitors (1993), To Be or Not to Be (1983), In the Loop (2009). 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, political corruption, dishonesty, farce, disorder, white house, head of state, culture clash, cold war, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
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95%
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: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: small town, politics, hopes, culture clash, love and romance, village, society, social relations, fugitives, journalism, miraculous event, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 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, farce, knight, hotel, curses spells and rituals, servant, palaces castles and temples, fish out of water, master and servant, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, getting home ...
Time: middle ages, 20th century, 90s, future, year 1993 ...
Place: france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, war, anti heroes, heroic mission, actor, heroes, gays and lesbians, espionage, wartime life, disorder, polish, gay ...
Time: 1950s, 1930s
Place: england, poland, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 7.5
 51K
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, biting, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: politics, intern, farce, war, politician, white house, new job, gay slur, political intrigue, political satire, state affairs, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., london, europe, usa, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, george w. bush, parody, americana, usa president, head of state, state affairs, leadership, artists and showbiz, society, president, election ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, poland, texas, new jersey, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, witty, idiotic, satirical ...
Plot: parody, politics, terrorist, goofy hero, hollywood, nothing goes right, verbal byplay, documentary filmmaking, terrorism, americana, society, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1940, year 1968
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⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 118K
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, parody, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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One, Two, Three (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Coca-Cola executive in West Berlin tries to keep the boss's daughter from marrying a Communist.
Style: clever, talky, witty, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: cold war, iron curtain, farce, communist, forbidden love, secretary, couple relations, politics, culture clash, love affair, capitalist, wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, east berlin, soviet union, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: culture clash, actor's life, politics, religions or cults, nothing goes right, society, islam, religion, comedian, stand up comedian, indians, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, middle east, asia, new delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Everlasting Piece (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Colin (Barry McEvoy) is a Catholic and George (Brian O'Byrne) is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became business partners. After persuading a mad wig salesman, known as the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, absurd ...
Plot: friendship, religions or cults, society, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, politics, ambition, rivalry, friends, ira, irish republican army, baldness ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Several roasters, and the master himself Kevin Hart, make fun of Justin Bieber.
Style: funny, intense, suspense, brutal, melancholic ...
Plot: comedian, insult, destiny, irreverent, relationships, violence, depression, moral ambiguity, storytelling, pornography, adaptation, splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: talky, cynical, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: politics, campaign, idealism, election, realism, ambition, media, state affairs, rise to the top, americana, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, san diego california, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: clever, witty, surreal, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, advertising executive, advertising agency, farce, advertising, self discovery, love and romance, couples, introspection, couple relations, mental illness, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Good Man in Africa (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 17K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 88 min.
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Time: contemporary, 12th century, 21st century, 2000s, future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
 12K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
 10K
Wetlands (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, cynical, dark humor ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.8
 7K
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Book of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, dark humor, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: apocalypse, hotel, airport, bar, redemption, deal with the devil, save the world, human nature, legends and myths, religions or cults, good versus evil, imaginary ...
Place: new york, usa, jerusalem, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 319
Savages (1972)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A tribe of primitive "mudpeople" encounter a croquet ball, rolling through their forest. Following it, they find themselves on a vast, deserted Long Island estate. Entering, they begin to become civilized and assume the stereotypical roles ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, social differences, in the woods, society, estate, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, female nudity, lesbian, lesbian kiss, sex, transvestite ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, stone age
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Twelve Chairs (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately ...
Style: witty, satirical, stylized, talky, philosophical ...
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Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Midwinter's Tale (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: talky, witty, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
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Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: england, australia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Big Tease (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Thinking he's competing in Los Angeles' hot Platinum Scissors contest, Scottish hairstylist Crawford (Craig Ferguson) leaves Glasgow with a film crew to capture the event. When he learns he's a mere audience member, Crawford must find ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, not serious, witty ...
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Time: 90s
Place: scotland, california, los angeles, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 21K
Down to Earth (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After dying before his time, an aspiring comic gets a second shot at life... by being reincarnated as a wealthy but un-likable businessman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mistaken identity, reincarnation, romance, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance, couple relations, afterlife, infidelity, social differences, supernatural romance, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new zealand, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 90K
Bedazzled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elliot Richardson, suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wish come true, devil, nothing goes right, destiny, fish out of water, femme fatale, pact with the devil, unfulfilled love, curses spells and rituals, romance, chaos, basketball ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 32K
Bananas (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, political comedy, talky ...
Plot: revolution, rebellion, dictatorship, loser, cia, politics, misfit, political activism, fish out of water, rise to the top, political satire, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 2K
Company Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy
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 ...
Plot: politics, verbal byplay, screwball, government agency, espionage, hidden identity, secret agents, high school, celebrity culture, chaos and mayhem, media satire, political conspiracy ...
Time: 60s
Place: cuba, latin america, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 6K
Berlin Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of students, artists, bohemians and barflys had flourished among ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, clever, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: social misfits, twentysomething life, bar, misfit, buddies, parents and children, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, lifestyle, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: germany, europe, east germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, danger, supernatural, parody, couple relations, nothing goes right, disorder, stupidity, seance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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