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Rising High (2020)
 5.7
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Rising High (2020)
Original name: Betonrausch
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charting the rise and fall of three corrupt real estate agents who accumulate absurd wealth in no time but fall into a vortex of fraud, greed and drugs.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, serious, captivating
Plot: adultery, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, cheating, rise and fall, friendship, swindle, criminal, drug dealer, friendship between men, con men, dysfunctional family, manipulation, false identity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, lifestyle change, prison, money, gambling, debt, greed, bribery, real estate agent, oral sex ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, captivating and semi serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, photograph, crying, telephone call, father son relationship and adultery mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Rising High: What a Man Wants (2018), Dirty Tricks (2000), Force Majeure (2014), The Motive (2017), Golden Balls (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
What a Man Wants (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two couples' windy comedy movie that is more dangerous than typhoons in Jeju Islands.
Plot: male friendship, oral sex, dreaming, man with glasses, talking to self, erotic fantasy, taxi, chinese restaurant, baby, visit, taking a photograph, listening to music ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
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Dirty Tricks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Martin Clunes plays Edward, an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Seemingly charming and thoughtful, Edward is really a calculating liar and manipulator. A series of events triggered at a dinner party leads Edward down a very precarious and ...
Style: realistic, serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: husband wife relationship, cheating, adultery, suspicion, seduction, trial, murder, love, inheritance, infidelity, unfaithful wife, money ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.3
 50K
Force Majeure (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, France, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While holidaying in the French Alps, a Swedish family deals with acts of cowardliness as an avalanche breaks out.
Style: neurotic, humorous, captivating, tense, sincere
Plot: avalanche, family vacation, swedish, marriage, friendship, introspection, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship between men, father son relationship, strong female character, undressing ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.5
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The Motive (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Álvaro is a poor man obsessed with the idea of writing 'high literature'. He starts provoking conflicts to write about them.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: aspiring writer, ambition, extramarital affair, adultery, neighbor, husband wife relationship, lie, employer employee relationship, fired from the job, rivalry, invitation, crying man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.1
 3K
Golden Balls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Benito González is a flamboyant engineer in Melilla, with a brash and pushy personality. His dream is to build the tallest building ever in the region. After his girlfriend leaves him, he devotes himself entirely to his ambitions, deciding to let ...
Style: sexy, humorous, ironic, captivating, light ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, skyscraper, construction, architect, orgy, corruption, money, dream, obsession, paralysis, deception ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, miami, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, family problems, cons and scams, teenage life, friendship, family life, family in crisis, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Snake Brothers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Brothers Grass and Cobra Snake, in their late and early thirties respectively, live in a small Czech town not far from Prague. Coming from a disfunctional family, they both feel unable to build up a life to be satisfied with. Grass, unemployed and ...
Style: captivating, humorous, suspenseful, serious
Plot: brother brother relationship, drug addict, jail, fight, family relations, police, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lie, betrayal, emotional blackmail, manipulative woman, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.5
 7K
Alibi.com (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Greg founded a company called Alibi.com that creates any type of alibi. With his associate, Augustin, and Medhi his new employee, they devise unstoppable stratagems and stagings to cover their clients. But meeting Flo, a pretty blonde who hates men ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, entertaining, cynical
Audience: date night, teen comedy
Plot: alibi, friendship between men, farce, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, deception, lie, adultery, infidelity, plan gone awry, husband wife relationship, buried truth, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 1K
Quality Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: You can’t choose your family – which is why Conrad limits his visits with his parents to an absolute minimum. When venomous, irritable Carl injures himself seriously in a fall, his reluctant son Conrad and the butt-of-all-jokes Jonas has no ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: family life, family problems, parents and children, elderly, aging, disorder, three generations, reunion, family relations, dildo, nagging and grouching, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Scopone Game (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An aging American millionairess journeys to Rome each year with her chauffeur George to play the card game scopone with destitute Peppino and his wife Antonia.
Style: dark humor, tragicomedy
Plot: neighbor, crying man, wheelchair bound, mother daughter relationship, husband wife conflict, father daughter relationship, photo album, elderly woman, greed, teenager, servant, chauffeur ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Under the Tree (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Poland, Denmark, Germany, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: tree, husband wife relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife conflict, father daughter relationship, unhappy marriage, dysfunctional family, marital separation, adultery, revenge, missing person, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 557
Simple (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ben and Barnabas are unseparatable since they are small. The two of them, however, are no ordinary pair of brothers, for Barnabas, with his twenty-two years, remained mentally at the age of three. This also gave him the nickname "Simpel". ...
Style: road movie
Plot: redheaded woman, foot chase, paramedic, loss of mother, toy robot, shoplifting, prostitute, rooftop, ambulance, estranged father, mentally challenged, threatened with a gun ...
Place: northern germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Historias lamentables (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: This satirical anthology tells the surreal stories of a gift for Don Horacio, a trip to the beach for Bermejo, a life-changing relationship between Tina and the young immigrant Ayoub, and a new client for a company that specializes in excuses.
Style: surreal, anthology, humorous, ironic, dark humor
Plot: loneliness, plan gone wrong, cheating, mother daughter relationship, breaking the fourth wall, celebration, teamwork, old man, bully, panic, bullying, adultery ...
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.1
 1K
Panic Attack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tragedy meets comedy in seven stories about how our entire world can collapse at any given moment.
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor, non-linear, neurotic, humorous ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, group of friends, multiple storylines, failed expectations, passive aggressive woman, friend, wedding, wedding party, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, party, passive aggressive man, wedding day ...
Place: central europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Awkward Thanksgiving (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Thanksgiving is a time when families get together to eat good food and share in the spirit of thankfulness. That's of course, a best case scenario. Some families are so tangled in a web of drama from financial issues, relationships, and so on ...
Style: serious, captivating, humorous, sincere
Plot: thanksgiving, holiday, dysfunctional family, family relations, drug use, criminal, sister sister relationship, father son relationship, compulsive gambler, interlinked stories, money, comedian ...
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Waiter, Scarper! (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It is the story of a man who had financial troubles. He was married several times and had to pay for several kids. He wanted to earn some extra money by playing in a cafe. But one drunken guest supposes he is a waiter and pays his bill to him. So ...
Style: cult film
Plot: female objectification, dual identity, male in bathtub, debt, lack of money, chase, reunion, seductive woman, playing violin, high school teacher, fantasizing, disguise ...
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia, prague czech republic, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.4
 2K
Mug (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jacek loves heavy metal and his dog. He converts the country lanes outside his door into a racing track and bombs down them in his little car. When he and his girlfriend Dagmara take to the dancefloor, everyone runs for cover. He enjoys his ...
Style: tragicomedy, ironic, compassionate, uplifting
Plot: identity crisis, family relations, village, new identity, disfigured face, adaptation, social misfits, mooning, life is a bitch, hopes, broken heart, christianity ...
Place: poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
That Trip We Took with Dad (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Romania, Hungary, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romania, 1968. Two very different brothers. Mihai is a secret police informant, Emil is a dedicated dissident. When they have the opportunity to have their ailing father’s eyes operated on in East Germany, the three set out on a moving odyssey.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, road movie
Plot: road trip, cold war, family relations, arrested, fight, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, death of father, doctor, politics, female director, piano playing ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s, 60s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Late Night (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women ...
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, captivating
Plot: cheating wife, workplace romance, adultery, female friendship, friendship between women, talk show host, infidelity, ratings, husband wife relationship, feminism, rivalry, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: dark humor, realistic, biting, cynical, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: false accusation, manipulation, high school, adolescence, sexual harassment, teachers and students, lifestyle, dishonesty, rejection, high school life, teenager, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 19K
5 to 7 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: cheating wife, extramarital affair, adultery, unfaithful wife, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, infidelity, love triangle, older woman younger man sex, age difference, cheating on husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Perfect Strangers (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During a dinner, a group of friends decide to share whatever text message or phone call they will receive during the evening - and all hell breaks loose.
Style: thought provoking, surprise ending, psychological, talky, twists and turns ...
Plot: psychology, infidelity, character study, friendship, dialogue driven, secrets, game, family problems, under the surface, dialogue, dinner party, life philosophy ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Clash of Egos (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tony has recently been released from a sentence for violent behaviour. He promises to improve his ways and is finally granted a few hours alone with his two children. They celebrate the reunion by going to the movies to see a new film by the famous, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, ego clash, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, film producer, opening night, danish, barefoot male, car on fire, locked door, father daughter relationship, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Women in Temptation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a marriage counselor is abandoned by her husband for a younger woman, she sets out for new companionship.
Style: humorous, psychological, light, contemplative
Plot: female protagonist, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rivalry, adultery, chase, love triangle, midlife crisis, childhood trauma, secret, strong female lead, strong female character ...
Place: prague, central europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.4
 5K
Solino (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The movie portrays the story of an Italian family emigrated in Germany in the 1970s. Romano (Gigi Savoia), the father, decides to open a pizzeria which, by mutual decision with the wife Rosa (Antonella Attili), will call Solino, leaving his sons ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, restaurant, immigrants, family business, working class, fall in love, sibling relationship, society, brother brother relationship, love triangle, sibling rivalry, leukemia ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 1960s, 2000s
Place: italy, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
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100 Dinge (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Best friends Toni and Paul decide to relinquish all of their belongings for 100 days, whereby they receive one of their items back on each day. During this challenge the two realize, that the only thing they cannot be without is their friendship. A ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, semi serious, inspirational, realistic
Audience: chick flick, date night, boys' night
Plot: friendship between men, naked in public, best friend, challenge, addiction, dispute, escapades, male objectification, love story, friendship, change in lifestyle, taking a shower ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Get Charlie Tully (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie Tully and womanising Reggie Peek con two rich Italians out of £500,000 but during their flight out Charlie is arrested for coning an American and a dog. Reggie stores the money in a Swiss Bank and after Charlie is released is about to tell ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: on the run, heist, cons and scams, chases and races, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chase, crimes, gangsters, love and romance, crime, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, london, europe, england, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 3K
The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, touching
Plot: lovers, romance, lover, wife husband relationship, adultery, infidelity, love triangle, marriage, marital problem, secret, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, adultery, on the road, brawl, chance meeting, drunkenness, rooftop, suburbs, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Vicious Kind (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, dysfunctional family, family relations, small town, adultery, betrayal, mistrust, thanksgiving, infidelity, family problems, couple relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%