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When Grandpa Loved Rita Hayworth (2000)
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When Grandpa Loved Rita Hayworth (2000)
Original name: Ab ins Paradies
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1969, the first winter after the violent end of the Spring of Prague: 13-year-old Hannah and her crazy young parents land as though on a completely different planet in the German economic wonderland.
Plot: jewish, german, emigration
Time: 60s, year 1969, 1960s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and not serious films with plots about disorder, family relations, friends, farce, nothing goes right, friendship and love and romance mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like When Grandpa Loved Rita Hayworth: The Chicken Chronicles (1977), My Mexican Shivah (2007), Family Commitments (2015), My Entire Life (1996), Wonderful Years That Sucked (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Chicken Chronicles (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A late-1960s teen (Steve Guttenberg) working in a chicken-takeout stand cannot get his mind off his dream-girl (Lisa Reeves).
Style: sex comedy
Plot: coming of age, pot smoking, chicken, high school student, teenager, fast food restaurant, teen sex comedy
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: beverly hills
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My Mexican Shivah (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After Moishe's death, family and friends sit Shiva in Mexico City. During seven days, secrets will be disclosed.
Plot: waking up, jewish, death
Place: mexico
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Family Commitments (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The happy gay couple David and Khaled would love to marry publicly - if there weren't Khaled's homophobic father Faisal, David's pseudo orthodox Jewish acting mother Lea and a possible paternity and gallery insolvency.
Style: humorous, contemplative, entertaining, psychological, rough ...
Plot: culture clash, gay, gay couple, gay subtext, family, german, gay interest, gay relationship, family relations, gay slur, homophobe, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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My Entire Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: All Wally Mellish, an ex-convict in 1960s Australia, wants to do is live a quiet life with his girlfriend Beryl. Unfortunately when two police officers come around to disturb this, a misunderstanding quickly becomes out of control, resulting Wally, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: hostage, siege, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, down on your luck, media satire, fish out of water, isolation, anti war, disorder, family relations, misfit ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Wonderful Years That Sucked (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Capturing the dark humor of Czech author Michal Viewegh's chronicle of life after the Velvet Revolution, this black comedy chronicles three decades in the life of a small Czech family. While the original novel centered on the protagonist Kvido ...
Plot: pregnant woman, family relations, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy, dog, male nudity, coffin, boy, female nudity, fat
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: czechoslovakia, central europe
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51%
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Uranya (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summer 1969. Dictatorship. In a small country town, young Achileas breaks his leg by falling off the yard wall of the local cinema. He wanted to see Brigit Bardot naked... However, during his visit to the city to treat his broken leg, for the first ...
Plot: communist, prostitute, priest, masturbation, bicycle, grocer, american flag, children, moon landing, cinema, television
Time: year 1969, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Sandwich Man (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, city life, urban, musician's life, clergy, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, scout, mate swapping, optimism, priest, pigeon ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
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43%
Nudes On Credit (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Two slick con men down and out in the seedy end of London discover an attaché case in the trash. Inside are some mysterious documents and several credit cards belonging to "Sir James". Using the credit cards, they lavishly rack up debt ...
Plot: credit card, spy, document, secret plan, kgb, world domination, con artists
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: soviet union, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Stitch in Time (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An accident in the butchers shop leads Norman Pitkin and Mr Grimsdale to the hospital where, after causing the normal ammount of chaos, Pitkin finds Lindy, a little girl who hasn't spoken or smiled since her parents were killed in an aeroplane ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: hospital, goofy hero, orphan, misfit, nothing goes right, anti heroes, fish out of water, mistaken identity, heroes, anti hero, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Three on a Spree (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young man will inherit a huge fortune--8 million pounds--but to qualify, he must spend a million pounds in just two months. Easy to do? That's what you think!
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: couples, youth, love and romance, fortune, colonel, inheritance, millionaire
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie Star, American Style or; LSD, I Hate You (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Producer/director Albert Zugsmith's acid-therapy "comedy," complete with a tinted trip sequence "in hilarious LSD color." A suicidal film star named Honey Bunny is sent by her producer to a rest home run by an unhinged Dr. ...
Style: psychedelic, psychotronic
Plot: lsd, drugs, psychiatrist, producer, exploitation, actress, satire
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Press for Time (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Norman is quite happy selling newspapers outside Westminster station but his Grandfather (the Prime Minister) wants to get him "a more responsible job". A few favours are called in and Norman becomes the newest reporter at the seaside town ...
Plot: beauty pageant, british prime minister, idiot, favoritism, corruption, klutz, newspaper, reporter, town mayor, honesty
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
An American Pickle (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An immigrant worker at a pickle factory is accidentally preserved for 100 years and wakes up in modern day Brooklyn. He learns his only surviving relative is his great grandson, a computer coder who he can’t connect with.
Style: unusual plot structure, weird, captivating, twists and turns
Plot: time traveler, time travel, brooklyn new york city, immigrants, jewish, fish out of water, disorder, family relations, inventions and discoveries, family, adventure, death of parent ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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36%
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King Frat (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set on the quiet campus of Yellowstream University, this comedy follows the rivalries that build between two of the college's fraternities. When they're not mooning everyone they pass and throwing garbage on the lawns of rival frats, the ...
Style: toilet humor, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: contest, college, fraternity, party, mooning, student, gorilla suit, teen sex comedy, topless, bag over head, bare breasts, peeping tom ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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36%
Crimen imperfecto (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two private detectives called Salomon (Fernando Fernan-Gomez) and Torcuato (Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez), are engaged in questionable conduct research and work reports
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: disguise, detective agency, friends, crimes, comedy of errors, goofy hero, friendship, buddies, drugs/alcohol, crime, nothing goes right, crime gone awry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Somewhere behind the early 1960s cold-war iron curtain, the Hollander family cause an international spying incident when Walter photographs a sunset in a sensitive region. In order to stay out of jail, the Hollanders take refuge in the American ...
Style: realistic, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: iron curtain, farce, nothing goes right, clergy, dishonesty, political unrest, goofy hero, screwball, disorder, conspiracy, silly humor, espionage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Red Army major caught between East and West Berlin finds his wife gone and somebody else moved into his apartment.
Plot: deserter, absurdism, refugee, kiss, male female relationship, german reunification, satire, police officer, lenin, post cold war, statue, zoo ...
Place: east germany, berlin germany
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35%
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Oscar (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film originated as a play in Paris. The story focuses on the one-day adventures of Bertrand Barnier played with a genius of French cinema, Louis de Funes. In the same morning he learns that his daughter is pregnant, an employee stole a large ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: accountant, comedy of errors, farce, suitcase of money, father daughter relationship, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, mistaken identity, boss and employee, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Eftyhos... trellathika! (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charilaos Maraziotis (Nikos Stavridis) is a shopkeeper who owes the whole market and is in danger of going to jail, both because of his creditors and because of IKA and the tax administration. Iro is his secretary and fiancee, because she is poor, ...
Plot: debt, factory owner, girlfriend, psychiatry, office, factory, alcohol, psychiatrist, commitment, liquor, business, napoleon ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, athens, athens greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Fuck My Wedding (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Chile
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Über-hot Chilean director Nicolás López is back with Fuck My Wedding, an engaging sequel to last year's Fuck My Life. This time, Javier's finally got his life back together. His career is going great, and he and Angela are still ...
Plot: garage, break-up, wedding planner, facebook, male masturbation, gay, cheating, pregnancy, mobile phone, masturbation, marriage proposal, jewish ...
Place: santiago chile, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Time for Loving (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A comedy about the adventures of several families during their sea vacations.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching, emotional ...
Plot: love affair, wooing, resort, teenage life, reunion, fall in love, beach, friends, disorder, friendship, looking for sex, prank ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Little Bather (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis-Philippe Fourchaume, another typical lead-role for French comedy superstar Louis de Funès, is the dictatorial CEO of a French company which designs and produces sail yachts, and fires in yet another tantrum his designer André Castagnier, not ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, realistic, not serious
Plot: boat chase, canal, boat, lighthouse keeper, kayak, inventor, boss, priest, shipyard, contract, goofy hero, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: George Carlin celebrates 40 years of comedy and here, he presents 2 new standup bits, comedian Jon Stewart gives an interview with him, and we look at his old comedy work through the last 4 decades.
Style: live comedy
Plot: interview, comedian, stand up comedian, stand up special, profanity, stand up
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 70s, 90s, 60s ...
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40 Pounds of Trouble (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hilarity ensues when a casino manager spends a day at Disneyland with a cute but troublesome little girl.
Plot: parenthood, casino, ex husband ex wife relationship, disneyland, singer, adoption, divorce, nightclub, matchmaker, family abandonment, screwball, horse race ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Suitor (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Absent-minded yet cultured, Pierre answers his parents demands to wed by ignoring both astronomy and the housemaid, instead falling head-over-heels for rich damsels.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Plot: farce, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, obsession, wooing, looking for love, fall in love, female singer, bourgeoisie, playing footsie ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Fast Lady (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Scottish civil servant (Stanley Baxter) must learn how to drive a Bentley to impress his girlfriend's (Julie Christie) tycoon father (James Robertson Justice).
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: crimes, chases and races, crime, chase, gangsters, on the run, friends, master and servant, legal action, farce, wooing, down on your luck ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Teddy Boy My Love (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two young lovers are discovering that the widowed parents keep hidden bond and plan to marry soon Life, salesman dream and consumer goods of our civilization, will enter the life Asimaki, a benevolent and middle-aged widower chromatopoli, having ...
Plot: love, widower, saleswoman, family relations, father, store, furniture, change, fortune, blonde, fast car, club ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, future
Place: greece, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic
Plot: village, village life, prostitute, social relations, drunken man, frenchman, merchant, village idiot
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
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The Odd Couple (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Felix Ungar has just broken up with his wife. Despondent, he goes to kill himself but is saved by his friend Oscar Madison. With nowhere else to go, Felix is urged by Oscar to move in with him, at least for a while. The only problem is that Felix is ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, suicide attempt, odd couple, poker game, cards, separated, disorder, couples, screwball, fish out of water, couple relations, urban ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
American Boyfriends (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Canadian college student learns about life and love during a trip to her cousin's wedding in California.
Style: touching, humorous, sexual, non-linear, sexy ...
Plot: wedding, vietnam war, romance, love and romance, culture clash, chaos and mayhem, friendship, teenage life, college, coming of age, youth, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1950s, 50s, 1960s
Place: california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%