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The Great Vazquez (2010)
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The Great Vazquez (2010)
Original name: El Gran Vázquez
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Is it possible to live aside of the system, thinking only about the present and oneself? A feature film about Manuel Vázquez, the best comic book author in Barcelona during the sixties, but, mainly, a man with a very particular way of living his life.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: womanizer, rebellion, rivalry, workplace intrigue, workplace, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, against the rules, performer's life, christmas, prostitute, con artists, hotel, father son relationship, jail, publisher, burial, cartoonist, bigamist, comics
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about dishonesty, disorder, couples, rivalry, workplace, artists and showbiz and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like The Great Vazquez: One Day in Europe (2005), Haute Cuisine (2012), Happy Easter (1984), Any Wednesday (1966), Heavyweights (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Day in Europe (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One day in Europe shows stories set in four European countries. All of them involve thievery in some way or the other. The protagonists are strangers in the respective country. For none of them their stay turns out as planned.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, crimes, lifestyle, disorder, performer's life, society, dishonesty, communication problem, travel, city life, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, spain, turkey ...
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95%
Haute Cuisine (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace, workplace situations, head of state, state affairs, unsupportive coworkers, tradition versus modernity, power struggle, tradition, diet, etiquette ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, antarctic
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, adultery, adulterer, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, seduction, easter, lie ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, romance, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Heavyweights (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1952, four passionate bobsledders - Gamser, Franzl, Gustl and Leusl Peter prepare for the Winter Olympics in Oslo. There, the veteran Bavarian Gamser wants to finally put his archrival Dorfler in his place and show him his class. While the two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, couple relations, rivalry, friendship between men, olympic gold medalist, post war, orchestra, sport team, winter olympics, orchestral, brewery
Time: 21st century, contemporary, post world war two
Place: germany
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88%
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Florida (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tired of rough winters, a Quebec family buys a motel in south Florida. But life is not easy down where motels grow faster than grass. Two bigger businessmen are out to get them for invading their turf. However, that is not even the beginning of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: family relations, workplace, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, couples, manipulation, real estate, fish out of water, family business, comedy of errors, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Dying of Laughter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame
Style: realistic, semi serious, biting, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: rise to the top, actor's life, artists and showbiz, buddies, friends, dark humor, media satire, workplace situations, nightclub, comedian, television, sex ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Kevin Pollak: The Littlest Suspect (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: THE LITTLEST SUSPECT is the third one hour stand-up special by Kevin Pollak. Although best known for his award-winning work as an actor in over sixty films (A Few Good Men, Casino and The Usual Suspects), Kevin started out as a stand-up comedian, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: dishonesty, artists and showbiz, prank, gambling, couples, filmmaking, lifestyle, showbiz, practical joke, hollywood, impostor, stand up comedian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, playwright, sex, power relations, disorder, couples, love affair, infidelity, sexual relations, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Paper Birds (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jorge and Enrique are two artist in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieté company that travel around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the Republic Army ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: spanish civil war, performer's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, orphan, life is a bitch, society, friendship, rivalry, bittersweet, coming of age, adoption ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Woman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An actor's career takes a "Tootsie"-like turn when he lets himself be cast as a woman in a movie.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, actor's life, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, artists and showbiz, gender bending, filmmaking, dishonesty, gender, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Adventures of Picasso (1978)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso shows talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is discovered by a rich American millionaire and starts to earn ...
Style: saga, semi serious, humorous
Plot: fictional biography, performer's life, couple relations, couples, society, unfulfillment, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, ambition, painting, burial, electric chair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, paris france, france, europe, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, follow your dream, showbiz, escapades, lifestyle, against the odds, buddies, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, once promising, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, biting ...
Plot: job promotion, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, power relations, workplace romance, cons and scams, workplace situations, workplace, dishonesty, rise to the top, satire, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Battle of Mary Kay (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is about two companies who are battling it out for customers, Mary Kay, and one of her workers Lexi Wilcox are fighting it out with Jinger Heath. Who will win? You will have to see.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, stylized, biting ...
Plot: rivalry, makeup artist, rise to the top, lifestyle, workplace, ambition, workplace intrigue, golden years, elderly, office, business, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
My best enemy (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a man fires a hotel maid for stealing, the woman's son gets his revenge.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, rivalry, fall in love, dishonesty, social differences, vengeance, love and romance, working class, blackmail, wedding, anniversary, lovers on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, fall in love, workplace, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, performer's life, twentysomething life, couple relations, down on your luck, plagiarism, dog, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Home Sweet Home (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: elderly, retirement home, rebellion, workplace, fighting the system, against the rules, power relations, forced into action, social worker, social relations, nursing, retirement home life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: desire for fame, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, rising to stardom, hopes, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, rock, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Girl from Rio (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Discovering your wife is sleeping with your boss can make a man do strange things. For a Samba-obsessed London clerk, robbing a bank and boarding the first flight to Rio are just the beginning.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, caught cheating, samba, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, obsessive quest, bank robber, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, london, brazil, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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On the Buses (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Stan gets a little annoyed when his Mum and Sister keep buying expensive items on hire purchase, but the money he earns for overtime working as a bus driver means that he can afford it... just! His job is secure, as bus drivers are hard to come by, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: bus, working class, couples, social relations, workplace, rivalry, gender, battle of the sexes, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
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71%
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Demoted (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: What go around comes around for a pair of prank-playing tire salesmen (Astin and Vartan) who find themselves placed in secretarial jobs by their put-upon boss (Cross)
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rivalry, rebellion, obnoxious boss, buddies, partners, silly humor, workplace situations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The French Minister (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: un, politics, state affairs, workplace, power relations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, chief of staff, boss and employee, administration, international relations, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Da' Booty Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tyrone Johnson is in jail. As a result his sister Yolanda, an exotic dancer, inherits Tyrone's struggling hair salon business. She first sees the shop as a burden and waste of her time and puts the shop up for sale. But Yolanda eventually sees ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
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70%
Celestial Clockwork (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Venezuela, Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ana bolts from her wedding altar and flies from Venezuela to Paris to realize her dream of becoming a great opera star.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous, feel good
Plot: love and romance, rivalry, follow your dream, hopes, hidden identity, immigrants, artists and showbiz, performer's life, couples, friends, disorder, friendship ...
Place: paris france, europe, france
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70%
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Soccer Days (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A comedic romp that celebrates the power of friendship to turn your life around, Dias de Futbol introduces us to Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink who convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, marriage, starting over, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life, sport team, rivalry, sport, lifestyle, contests and competitions, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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69%
Under the Gaydar (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Parents hire a girl to turn their son straight, but the son is just pretending to be gay in order to pick up women.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, feel good ...
Plot: pretending to be gay, disorder, parents and children, friends, cons and scams, looking for sex, gays and lesbians, womanizer, gender, dishonesty, love and romance, sexual orientation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
That's Carry On! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Celebrating twenty years of classic Carry On films, two of the films’ best-loved stars, Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor return to Pinewood film studios to unwrap some rib-tickling moments from the series. From the original, military mayhem of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous, parody ...
Plot: rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, royal family, disorder, sex spoof
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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68%
The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A naive girl's love for Switzerland is put to the test in this satiric comedy. Irina (Yelena Panova) is a woman from Russia who all her life has always been fascinated by Switzerland and longs to live there some day, though her notion of Swiss ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sexy ...
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