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Invitation to a Suicide (2004)
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Invitation to a Suicide (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the Polish immigrant neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn about a man selling tickets to his own suicide to save his father's life.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, realistic, semi serious
Plot: crimes, gangsters, family business, dark humor, family relations, society, immigrants, suicide, funeral home, butcher, bakery, save the day, debt, hitman, parents and children, dishonesty, criminal heroes, fire, father son relationship, polish, vegetarian, deadly, shot in the head
Time: future
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about crimes, gangsters, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, society and dark humor mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Invitation to a Suicide: Mobsters and Mormons (2005), Shut Up and Shoot Me (2005), Today's Special (2009), So Fine (1981), Grace Quigley (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, hidden identity, culture clash, family relations, society, parents and children, crimes, misfit, starting over, gangsters, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah, nebraska, new jersey
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Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, partners, criminal heroes, gangsters, hitman, friendship, misfit, disorder, buddies, death in the family, goofy hero, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic, prague
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Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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So Fine (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to get his father out of a financial jam, a man comes up with an idea that turns into an unexpected overnight financial fashion success - the bottomless pants.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, future
Place: new york, usa, venice, manhattan new york city, israel ...
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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
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Homie Spumoni (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat
Plot: interracial relations, lifestyle, dark humor, family relations, society, friends, culture clash, adoption, african american, male nudity, abandoned baby, nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
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Plot: family business, family relations, save the day, family problems, restaurant, working class, estrangement, society, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, bank ...
Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, humorous, biting ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family problems, family life, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, dark humor, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.4
 367
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