Movies like Historias lamentables

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Historias lamentables (2020)
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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, dark humor, ironic
Plot: loneliness, cheating, plan gone wrong, criminal, birthday, old man, single woman, bullying, bully, adultery, teamwork, retirement, father son relationship, group of friends, mother daughter relationship, stolen money, panic, husband wife relationship, failed expectations, celebration, breaking the fourth wall, misfit, dog, thief, money ...
Place: madrid

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and entertaining films with plots about telephone call, awkward situation, failed expectations, male objectification, overheard conversation, dance scene and apology mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Historias lamentables: Dismissal (2017), Empowered (2018), I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2019), Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), In Family I Trust (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dismissal (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Spanish executive from a telecommunications company working in Argentina is about to face the most important week of his life, but all his plans will be sabotaged by an eccentric character who will make his week a living hell…
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, light, contemplative
Plot: rivalry, co worker co worker relationship, talking to self, father son relationship, manipulation, adultery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, employer employee relationship, greedy man, failed expectations, malice, tractor ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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The Night My Mother Killed My Father (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Isabel is torn between the need to feel valued as an actress and her insecurities and contradictions. One night, she hosts a very special dinner: her husband Ángel, who is a scriptwriter, and Susana, Ángel's ex-wife and film director, want to ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, atmospheric, satirical
Plot: strong female character, family relations, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, desire for fame, showbiz, selfishness, critic, anxiety, actor's life ...
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Empowered (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paz seems to have the perfect life. She has a job, a partnerand friends but something ́s missing. In reality, there arethings she is unhappy about. She feels anxious andburdened but can ́t bring herself to express these feelings.Until one day she ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, feel good, funny ...
Plot: employer employee relationship, midlife crisis, female protagonist, workplace intrigue, gossip and rumors, coworker, office romance, office, employee employee relationship, advertising agency, love story, interlinked stories ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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83%
I Can Quit Whenever I Want (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pedro, Arturo and Eligio are three college professors who lost their job because of economic crisis. Accidentally they find a solution for all of their problems; a multi-vitamin that allows them to party all night long without any side effects. The ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sincere, humorous, light ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, medicine, professor, lawyer, teacher, teenager, divorce, rivalry, destiny, youth, happy ending ...
Time: year 2007, year 2017, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sorority moves in next door to the home of Mac and Kelly Radner who have a young child. The Radner's enlist their former nemeses from the fraternity to help battle the raucous sisters.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, idiotic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sorority, college, neighbor, fraternity, weed, party, family, alcohol, marijuana, drugs, drinking alcohol, drinking ...
Place: sydney australia
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77%
In Family I Trust (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bea is a successful architect who lives in Barcelona (Catalonia, northeast to Spain) with her boyfriend and boss, Víctor, a CEO of an important company. During a night celebration of an important contract signed to make a skyscraper designed by ...
Style: sincere, light, humorous, captivating, neurotic
Plot: secret, father daughter relationship, little girl, posing for a photograph, baby, marriage proposal, painting, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, portrait painting, rivalry, girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
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The Tribe (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cleaner woman with vocational street dancer tries to recover her long-stranded son that she gave for adoption, a former CEO who lost everything, including his memories.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good
Plot: fish out of water, mother son reunion, adoption, outcast, parenthood, secret, extramarital affair, lifestyle change, ambition, employer employee relationship, class differences, dysfunctional family ...
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
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70%
The Night Before (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Night Before is a 1988 film starring Keanu Reeves and Lori Loughlin. Reeves plays Winston Connelly, the so-called high school nerd and vice president of the Astronomy club. Loughlin plays Tara Mitchell, the pretty and popular head cheerleader ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: prom, memory loss, handcuffs, amnesia, on the run, nothing goes right, love and romance, high school, teenage life, youth, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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68%
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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
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68%
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Toc Toc (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toc Toc is a 2017 Spanish comedy film directed by Vicente Villanueva. The movie follows the adventures and misadventures of a group of patients with OCD dated at the same time.
Style: light, humorous, psychological, colourful
Plot: mental illness, obsession, psychologist, disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, conflict, bug, dialogue, doctors and patients, problem solving, tourette's syndrome, mentally unstable ...
Place: spain
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67%
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Vegas Vacation (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, family relations, farce, obsession, casino, nothing goes right, teenage life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, desert, on the road, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Wet and Wild Summer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A property developer wants to take over an Australian beach for a high rise resort. He sends his son to Australia to check out the situation, posing as an exchange lifeguard. He falls in love with a woman who owns the land his father needs for the ...
Plot: nudism, nude beach, lifeguard, beach, secret, passive aggressive behavior, fake name, dance scene, watching a video, taking off shirt, storm, chased by a dog ...
Place: los angeles
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61%
A Girl in Australia (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about an old fashioned Italian with moral values of the 1930/40's ,who has to find a wife in the modern, woman's liberated society of Australia of the 1960/70's.
Style: surprise ending, epic
Plot: hotel room, pimp, swimming in underwear, switchblade, false name, biblical reference, dance hall, sunbathing, love at first sight, rowboat, male male hug, man wearing glasses ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, italy, rome italy
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58%
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Rising High (2020)
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, captivating, humorous, serious
Plot: adultery, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, cheating, rise and fall, false identity, lifestyle change, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, swindle, criminal, dysfunctional family, friendship between men ...
Place: berlin germany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Where's Poppa? (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: oedipus complex, incest, rape, family relations, retirement home, old age, caretaker, cons and scams, racism, eccentric family, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tokyo
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55%
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School Is Over (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Agathe Langlois, Parisian until the end of the nails well varnishes, is delighted: she is going to be confirmed as a professor of English. The happiness of the good news will not last as she learns that she is deployed to the countryside.
Style: feel good, psychological, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: moving, teacher, boss, school, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, mental illness, husband wife relationship, fish out of water, female protagonist, classmate classmate relationship, mentally unstable woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brussels, paris france, brussels belgium
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Held Up (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid promptly steals Michael's car, leaving him at the Zip ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: comedy of errors, mistaken identity, small town, save the day, nothing goes right, rescue, crime gone awry, on the run, unlikely criminals, partners, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, yuma arizona, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Enid Is Sleeping (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Enid only looks like she's sleeping. In fact, she's dead. Shortly after Enid caught her husband Harry in bed with her sister June, a row ensued, whereupon June accidently killed Enid. June's problem now is to hide the truth from the ...
Style: dark humor, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, exploding car, police officer, gunfight, couple relations, suburban life, love affair, human nature, injustice, couples, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959, 50s
Place: new mexico
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51%
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Mon Poussin (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vincent, 18 years old, is dumped by Elina. It is his first love, it is the end of the world! His parents decide to take matters into their own hands and will try everything to make him forget this girl: he will have to follow them in a loving ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, twists and turns, feel good, light
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, emotional abuse, student, husband wife conflict, paranoia, school, drunkenness, passive aggressive woman, awkward situation, jealous woman, co worker co worker relationship ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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
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49%
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 ...
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47%
Airplane Mode (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: En route to the world's largest social media convention in Australia, Logan Paul is scared to death; today is his first time flying. All of his worst nightmares come true when the passengers refuse to switch their phones to airplane mode, ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good, light, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, danger, society, escapades, friendship, friends, fear, rescue, contests and competitions, social relations, tragedy, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sydney australia
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47%
Mortuary Academy (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Police Academy" clone, about some nerds who inherit an academy for morticians, which is run by a corrupt closet necropheliac. Of course, the most incompetent students possible are accepted, so that the academy will fail, and all sorts of ...
Style: bad taste humour, dark humor
Plot: racial stereotype, sleeping bag, carrying a dead body, cigar smoking, audio tape, death of uncle, 18 year old, rap, pretending to be dead, cadillac, coffin, man in a wheelchair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Holidays by the Sea (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A comedy about funny adventures of the group of French people during the summer vacation.
Style: humorous, not serious, contemplative, dark humor, funny ...
Plot: beach, social differences, destiny, resort, ocean, silly humor, ocean or sea, couples, disorder, social class, vacation, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Love You, Stupid (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Marcos' life turns upside down after he loses the same day his girlfriend and his job. Marcos' life turns wild after to meet Raquel.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, captivating
Plot: dating, internet, mentor, lifestyle change, lonely man, guru, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), exhibitionist, oral sex, relationships, lifestyle ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, catalonia
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Coyote's Morning (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kuba, a young cartoon artist who works as a waiter at sophisticated parties, falls in love with beautiful Noemi and accidentally gets involved in gangster affairs
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: true love, gangsters, love affair, couples, romance, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, crimes, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, criminal organization, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Milk the Maid (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Milk the Maid stars newcomer Tia, who is cute, sexy and hot (not necessarily in this order). This erotic comedy tells the story of Milk, a Japanese sexy maid (Tia) who begins living with a Tokyo family. Initially turned off by the prospect of having ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, sexy, witty, funny ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, older man younger woman sex, maid, revenge, double life, secret, older man younger woman relationship, husband wife relationship, lust, exploitation, supernatural power, death ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Wedding Unplanner (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marina is a woman in her thirties who works organizing weddings. Not because she is an inveterate romantic just because, as she says, "when people are in love, they don't care about money". Unlike her customers, she enjoys a life ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining, neo screwball comedy ...
Plot: adultery, wedding, father in law, love triangle, family relations, fiance fiancee relationship, island, cheating wife, arranged marriage, friends who hate each other, relationship vs career, looking for love ...
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Who Killed Bambi? (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It tells the story of two young friends who must find a way for the president of the company in which they work (and father of one of them) safe return home, and that is enclosed strange circumstances naked in the trunk of his car.
Style: dark humor, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: kidnapping, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, crime gone awry, buddies, crimes, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fifty Shades of Black (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An inexperienced college student meets a wealthy businessman whose sexual practices put a strain on their relationship.
Style: bad taste humour, humorous, dark humor, toilet humor, entertaining ...
Plot: rich man poor woman, erotica, parody, african american, millionaire, male objectification, loss of virginity, first sex, falling in love, sexual abuse, fall in love, bdsm ...
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41%