Movies like Pastorela

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Pastorela (2011)
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Pastorela (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Agent Jesus Juarez (aka Chucho) has always played the Devil in his town's Nativity Play. This Christmas, when the new pastor of the church recasts the role, the two men engage in a battle between good and evil.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, exciting, not serious
Plot: ego clash, clergy, intrigue, rivalry, devil, church, nothing goes right, theater, christmas, tradition, supernatural, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, nativity scene, santa claus, police, chase, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, santa claus suit, devil costume, theatre play
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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Most similar movies to Pastorela

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, feel good and not serious films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, silly humor, friends, buddies, rivalry and friendship mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Pastorela: O Concurso (2013), The Santa Claus Gang (2010), Holiday Switch (2007), Magicians (2007), The Man Cave (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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O Concurso (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the final test of a public tender for federal judge in Rio de Janeiro, the four finalists lawyers come from bizarre way: the gaucho Rogério Carlos (Fábio Porchat) comes surrounded woman dressed transvestites, the São Paulo Rezende (Rodrigo ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, disorder, rivalry, nothing goes right, ambition, buddies, legal, friends, fish out of water, silly humor, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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95%
The Santa Claus Gang (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On christmas eve, three friends dressed as Santa Clauses, are arrested for attempted robbery and taken to police station, suspected to be group of thieves known as "The Santa Claus Gang". While trying to prove their innocence, the three ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: false accusation, buddies, law enforcement, comedy of errors, police station, nothing goes right, ambition, heist, friendship, silly humor, contests and competitions, false arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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80%
 5.6
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Holiday Switch (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A week before Christmas, Paula finds herself struggling with bills and life with her blue-collar husband Gary and her two daughters. When Nick, her high school boyfriend returns to town, a wealthy art gallery owner, Paula wonders if she made the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, captivating ...
Plot: christmas, introspection, road not taken, miraculous event, couples, wish fulfillment, time portal, another dimension, love, escapades, prom, body swapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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75%
 6.0
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Magicians (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: rivalry, guillotine, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, artists and showbiz, odd couple, friendship, nothing goes right, parody, wizards and magicians, stage magician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, rivalry, buddies, nothing goes right, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, silly humor, family problems, manipulation, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
666: In Bed with the Devil (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: nothing goes right, love triangle, life is a bitch, deal with the devil, pact with the devil, disorder, supernatural, wish come true, down on your luck, supernatural romance, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Santa Baby 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jenny McCarthy reprises her role as Mary Class, Santa's business-minded daughter, to help save Christmas in Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe, the sequel to ABC Family's original hit movie of 2006. Santa's in the midst of a late-life ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, retiring, family business, forced into action, intrigue, hopes, save the day, eccentric family, midlife crisis, relationship vs career, family in crisis, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.5
 577
Living Will... (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will's best friend and roommate Belcher, (Ryan Dunn) a party bum slacker, returns from the dead as a cocky, mischievous, and perverted ghost. He soon discovers his cousin, Krista, has shacked up and moved in with his best friend, Will. Belcher ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, light
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, buddies, silly humor, supernatural, friends, imaginary, afterlife, couples, rivalry, friendship, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Party Crashers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Party Crashers" chronicles the amusing encounter between Marco Polo (Marcelo Adnet), a Copacabana's trickster, and Beto (Eduardo Sterblitch), a boy passionate and somewhat pixilated, on the New Year's Eve in Rio. Together they ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, nothing goes right, cons and scams, buddies, escapades, disorder, silly humor, sexual content, journey, dishonesty, friends, party
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Meeting Spencer (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell's triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, comedy of errors, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, theatre director, broadway, comeback, society, friendship, showbiz, screwball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.5
 644
Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, danger, family, wish come true, miraculous event, elf, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, job seeking, romance, nothing goes right, fall in love, disorder, lodger, teacher, friends, friendship, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Back in the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sometimes in order to move forward, you have to go back. And in this raunchy comedy, Jim Owens does just that when he heads home for his high school reunion. In an attempt to relive the glory days with his boys and explore an old romance, he nearly ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school reunion, friends, reunion, buddies, nothing goes right, couples, hometown, silly humor, disorder, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, bachelor party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
House Party: Tonight's the Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A pair of high school rappers have two major goals - make music and get hot girls. The best way to get both is to throw the biggest and best house party ever! The night of the party, one of the boys is grounded by his parents, so it's up to his ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, friends, buddies, youth, disorder, teenage life, hip hop, profanity, sexual content, silly humor, drugs/alcohol, girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, rivalry, contests and competitions, partners, nothing goes right, ambition, farce, save the day, journey, contest, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Trailer Park Boys: Live at the North Pole (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bubbles and the other boys get a letter from a TPB fan club president in Minneapolis, Minnesota to do a live show at the State Theatre for Christmas. Ricky goes along with it to make nice with Santa Jesus God after a rough-up the previous year, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: buddies, friends, disorder, misfit, crimes, society, christmas, show, life is a bitch, social misfits
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: couples, couple relations, buddies, silly humor, disorder, nothing goes right, friends, playboy, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, profanity, womanizer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, overnight success, follow your dream, writer's life, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, hopes, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Off Course (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two young Spanish men, with a university education, are tired of unemployment and decide to move to Germany. But soon they will find out that finding a better living is not as easy as they expected.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Plot: unemployment, immigrants, buddies, nothing goes right, society, love and romance, fall in love, friends, disorder, economic crisis, emigrant
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
12 Wishes of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman whose dog was taken by her landlord follows her life coach's instructions to make 12 wishes for a better future, and watches in surprise as each of those wishes comes true in this Christmas fantasy for the entire family. Laura was ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: life turned upside down, christmas, wish come true, love and romance, fall in love, workplace, hopes, nothing goes right, disorder, best friends, family, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Doublegangers (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A comedy centered around three people who each have a lookalike of a lookalike, all with the same name.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Plot: comedy of errors, escapades, buddies, friends, bollywood, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, mental patient, farce, lookalikes, society, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, pets, best friends, escapades, hopes, family, partners, chases and races, save the day, adventure, race against time, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Frits and Franky (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Frits & Franky find a lot of money in a car that crashes into the water. They don't know what to do with it.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: family relations, chases and races, gangsters, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, silly humor, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Adventures of Food Boy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ezra discovers he has a unique ability to make food appear in his hands. He quickly uses his new super powers to impress his friends and to become popular around school for the first time in his life.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: high school, superhero, food, supernatural ability, high school life, cooking and food, teenage love, friendship, disorder, escapades, young heroes, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Frostbite (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of misfit slackers battle a group of egotistical snobs for snowboarding rights to a ski mountain.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: skiing, rivalry, underdog, sport, teenage life, uninhibited rivalry, mountain, bar fight, marijuana, nymphomaniac, ambition, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cleaver Family Reunion (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Members of a dysfunctional family settle their differences after a series of misadventures during their summer reunion
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, nothing goes right, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, disorder, reunion, family relations, family gatherings, silly humor, black cast ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 922
Lotoman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Modesto and Manuel are brothers whose lives change by wining the lottery.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, society, family relations, life turned upside down, couples, disorder, hopes, silly humor, culture clash, friendship, death, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bro, What Happened? (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Phil and his misfit friends score big when they are invited to the party of the century at Bob's house. Known for throwing the craziest drug, sex and booze filled parties, this was sure to be a night to remember. The only problem is that they ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: memory loss, disorder, buddies, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, party, flashback sequence, friends, stoners, looking for sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Haunted Holiday (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The title of this Hungarian comedy is a German pun on "room for rent" (Zimmer Feri). Near-broke and desperate, Hungarian entrepreneur Feri decides to put a sleazy spin on tourism. After leasing a Lake Balaton boarding house, he moves in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating
Plot: family business, ghost, hotel, nothing goes right, family relations, dishonesty, workplace, supernatural, disorder, silly humor, haunted house, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dying Beyond Their Means (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Isaki Lacuesta presents a social satire in which five common or garden citizens, from a country pretty much identical to our own, see their lives ripped apart by the economic crisis. With nothing more to lose, they come up with a crazy plan to save ...
Style: not serious, humorous, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mental illness, satire, social decay, disorder, society, rivalry, mental institution, anti heroes, misfit, anti hero, social misfits, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%