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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: womanizer, rebellion, against the rules, workplace intrigue, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, rivalry, workplace, performer's life, christmas, prostitute, con artists, hotel, father son relationship, jail, publisher, burial, cartoonist, bigamist, comics
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain, barcelona, europe

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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, lifestyle, love and romance and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Biography and Drama genres. Some movies like The Great Vazquez: Happy Easter (1984), One Day in Europe (2005), Any Wednesday (1966), Haute Cuisine (2012), Heavyweights (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, dishonesty, disorder, couples, infidelity, adulterer, adultery, female nudity, deception, airport ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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95%
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, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, disorder, crimes, lifestyle, performer's life, dishonesty, society, communication problem, travel, artists and showbiz, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, russia, spain, turkey ...
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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, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
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92%
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, realistic, semi serious, non-linear
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace, workplace situations, head of state, state affairs, unsupportive coworkers, tradition versus modernity, power struggle, tradition, profanity, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, antarctic
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, couple relations, orchestral, rivalry, winter olympics, friendship between men, brewery, sport team, post world war two, orchestra, olympic gold medalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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81%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: performer's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, life is a bitch, society, orphan, spanish civil war, friendship, rivalry, adoption, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, workplace, manipulations, dishonesty, rivalry, manipulation, real estate, couples, disorder, couple relations, hotel, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: reunion, nightclub, media satire, workplace situations, friends, artists and showbiz, actor's life, rise to the top, buddies, comedian, backstage, jail ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, wyoming
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75%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: prank, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, gambling, filmmaking, lifestyle, couples, showbiz, impostor, practical joke, hollywood, stand up comedian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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73%
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, filmmaking, love and romance, artists and showbiz, disorder, dishonesty, gender bending, gender, barefoot male, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Six Degrees of Celebration 1914 (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 100 years ago, the Russian Empire ... Christmas Eve. December plugs, holiday celebrations, balls and modest luxury holidays, titled nobles and ordinary peasants, the royal family and the soldiers of the First World War, progressive poets and the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: fighting the system, save the day, new year's eve, human spirit, hopes, wartime life, rebellion, world war one, new year
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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66%
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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, clever ...
Plot: boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations, rise to the top, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, workplace situations, workplace romance, job promotion, chaos and mayhem, media satire ...
Time: 80s
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65%
Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American playwright living in Rome consults a quack psychiatrist to combat his fears of balding and save his failing marriage.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nudity (full frontal - brief), playwright, sex, power relations, couples, disorder, couple relations, love affair, sexual relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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62%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Battle of Mary Kay (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 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: witty, humorous, semi serious, stylized, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, workplace, ambition, rise to the top, lifestyle, workplace intrigue, makeup artist, elderly, golden years, office, business, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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60%
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, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, fall in love, rivalry, social differences, vengeance, dishonesty, love and romance, working class, danger, blackmail, tragic love, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mediterranean Food (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sofia's story, the best chef the world, and the two men who helped her to become a legend.
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, restaurant, romance, rise to the top, workplace, love affair, cooking and food, ambition, infidelity, jealousy, chef, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, down on your luck, urban, male female relationship, plagiarism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
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54%
Desperately Seeking Santa (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer, a young, ambitious executive running promotions at a failing Boston mall comes up with a genius promotional gimmick to save her workplace and position herself for advancement: hold a "Hunky Santa" contest to replace the old Mall ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, love and romance, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, couples, holiday, contest, pizzeria, santa claus, dancing, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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54%
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Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, showbiz, performer's life, dull life, rivalry, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, friends ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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53%
Escort in love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 35 year old Alice has a husband and a son. Her life seems a beautiful dream, but it soon turns out to be a nightmare. Her husband dies in a car accident and her lawyer tells her that she is on her uppers. The only way she finds to earn money in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: unlikely couple, hidden identity, life turned upside down, prostitute, working class, couples, disorder, rich and poor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Home Sweet Home (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, biting, suspense
Plot: elderly, retirement home, rebellion, nursing, power relations, social relations, workplace, fighting the system, against the rules, social worker, forced into action, retirement home life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: desire for fame, lifestyle, musician's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, cons and scams, disorder, hopes, rock, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, caught cheating, samba, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, bank robber, dishonesty, crimes, love and romance, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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51%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bus, working class, gender, battle of the sexes, couple relations, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, workplace intrigue, rivalry, workplace, silly humor, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: england, europe
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50%
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: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: politics, un, state affairs, workplace, power relations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, boss and employee, administration, chief of staff, international relations, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, anthology ...
Plot: royal family, disorder, dishonesty, intrigue, rivalry
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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48%
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Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, media, unlikely couple, fall in love, tv show, couples, disorder, love and romance, romance, aspiring actor, relationships, ladykiller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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48%
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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: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: prank, workplace, rebelliousness, workplace intrigue, boss and employee, silly humor, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, rivalry, partners, buddies, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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47%