Movies like The Wing or Thigh?

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The Wing or Thigh? (1976)
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The Wing or Thigh? (1976)
Original name: L'Aile ou la Cuisse
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Charles Duchemin, a well-known gourmet and publisher of a famous restaurant guide, is waging a war against fast food entrepreneur Tri- catel to save the French art of cooking. After having agreed to appear on a talk show to show his skills in naming food and wine by taste, he is confronted with two disasters: his son wants to become a clown rather than a restaurant tester and he, the famous Charles Duchemin, has lost his taste!
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, witty, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: clown, restaurant, father son relationship, circus, food industry, chef, writer's life, family relations, cooking and food, fighting the system, parents and children, satire, follow your dream, farce, society, disorder, journal, materialism, anti capitalism, family feud, torture, double life, duel, false identity, planned murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Wing or Thigh?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and semi serious films with plots about disorder, family relations, parents and children, silly humor, family, farce and youth mostly in Comedy, Family and Sport genres. Some movies like The Wing or Thigh?: The Discord (1978), Boule & Bill (2013), Oscar (1967), The Wild Goose Chase (1975), I'm Losing My Temper (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Guillaume has made it: A machine that can clean dirty air by simply sucking all dirt into air balloons and then shipping them far far away so his explanation. Some Japanese business guys, after dinner with a lot of alcohol, order 5,000 pieces. His ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: farce, factory, technology gone awry, relationship vs career, couple relations, eccentric family, ambition, environmental health, inventions and discoveries, quibbling, couples, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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Boule & Bill (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Buddy is an abandoned young cocker spaniel waiting dejectedly in his cage for a kind, new owner to adopt him. Suddenly, Billy, a little boy whose hair is as red as Buddy's, appears. It's love at first sight and the beginning of a great ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, contemplative, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family, boy and dog, pets, disorder, babies and infants, youth, silly humor, dog
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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73%
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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 ⇓
57%
Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Small and short Frida lives with her long, tall friend in a house in the countryside. Frida rejects the idea that people who has commited crimes should be locked up. One day their own house is burgled by Harald. He is sentenced to prison. Acting in ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: prison, farce, prison life, society, confined, escape, satire, prisoner, spring, warden
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, disorder, silly humor, storage unit, workplace situations, workplace, goofy hero, investigation, chases and races, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
I'm Losing My Temper (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pierre is a clumsy, overly serious math teacher at an all-girls high school. His life is thrown into chaos after encountering a beautiful British actress and the paparazzi that follow her around.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: paparazzi, farce, election campaign, surgeon, swimming pool, family relations, campaign, college, parents and children, love and romance, media, romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
It Runs in the Family (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully with, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, disorder, contests and competitions, family, love and romance, nothing goes right, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, family relations, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Anderssons Hit the Road (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sune and his family discovers an old painting that could be worth a fortune. There's only one problem, it lacks a signature. Follow the Anderssons in a wacky roadtrip through Europe, filled with crazy fun.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, light
Plot: family relations, parents and children, silly humor, resort, on the road, nothing goes right, family, youth, disorder, farce, road trip, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 4K
The Miser (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on Molière's play. The children of Harpagon, Cléante and his sister Elise, are each in love but they still haven't spoken to their father yet. Harpagon is a miser who wants to choose the right man and the right woman for his ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, clever, talky, witty ...
Plot: greed, satire, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, revenge, wedding, money, dowry, parent child relationship, daughter, wealth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Little Nicholas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a conversation that leads him to believe that his life might change ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, family relations, friendship, plan gone awry, friends, parents and children, family life, little boy, school, children, family, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Nicholas on Holiday (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year. The long-awaited moment of the holidays is arrive. The little Nicolas, her parents and Grandma take the road towards the sea, and settle in for some time at the Hotel Beau-Rivage.
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, youth, hotel, parents and children, game, beach, friends, disorder, holiday ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eddie Ogden is his pa's pride and joy as well as the Groundhogs team's only asset as baseball talent. Then Eddie discovers a taste and talent for cuisine. Although his brothers Andy and Alex, and Pa as well as classmates enjoy his dishes, ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: cooking, baseball, ambition, family relations, rivalry, family, contests and competitions, buddies, youth, teenage life, parents and children, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Flodder in Amerika! (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The mayor of Sunny Dale see a chance to get rid of the Flodder family: They send the asocial bunch for an international exchange to New York. There they get confused with a Russian delegation of medical doctors while the street worker Werner who ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, witty, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, family relations, culture clash, fall in love, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, disorder, dishonesty, goofy hero, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 573
Loonies (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loonies is a touching comedy about five psychiatric patients who are forced to exchange their familiar surroundings for an old-fashioned, impersonal institution. Partly because of the severe regime of a dreadful nurse, the five decide to escape from ...
Style: not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, disorder, mental institution, mentally unstable, goofy hero, escapades, misfit, doctors and patients, fish out of water, farce, silly humor, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Madeline (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic at solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. The biggest problem comes up when Lord Covington ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: amateur detective, school, rescue, orphan, kidnapping, hospital, family relations, adventure, family, children, parents and children, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
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The Tattoo (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An art dealer wants to buy a Modigliani, which is tattooed on the back of an old soldier.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: tattoo, veteran, castle, art dealer, goofy hero, obsessive quest, dishonesty, rivalry, partners, silly humor, satire, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 703
The Big Store (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four guys working for a small grocer in trouble, declare war on a new giant neighborhood supermarket by attempting several coups. A film about the big store taking over the business of smaller stores.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: motorcycle chase, shoplifting, supermarket, business competition, grocery store, store, disorder, misfit partners, contests and competitions, buddies, nothing goes right, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, goofy hero, nothing goes right, juvenile delinquency, chaos and mayhem, disorder, class differences, bazooka, bureaucracy, bourgeoisie, working class, army general ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Under-Gifted (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story centers around a graduating class of "less-gifted" students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical joke misfires and the whole school is dynamited, the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: prank, high school life, high school, disorder, youth, rebellion, hardcase students, rebelliousness, private school, exam, teachers and students, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Inspector Blunder (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective, fresh out of the academy (lowest mark in class), gets the assignment to bodyguard a spoiled rich girl reporter. She's been interviewed on TV and has questioned the virility of a mobster who kidnaps her later.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, rescue, confined, law enforcement, gangsters, dishonesty, disorder, journalism, crimes, silly humor, police inspector, cemetery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Restaurant (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A great French restaurant's owner, Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès), is thrust into intrigue and crime, when one of his famous guests disappears.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, surprise ending, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: restaurant, restaurant owner, kidnapping, false accusation, dishonesty, crimes, abduction, boss, kitchen, waiter, chase, wig ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Max Embarrassing 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An amusing coming of age tale from Lotte Svendsen's Max-universe. Now 14, Max is about to decide on an internship and is finding it difficult to choose. He settles, against his mother's wishes, for a bank internship. But mother Agnethe, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, mother, son, mother son relationship, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Wok the Kasbah (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A funny comedy about the war suddenly started between two restaurant owners families.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, not serious
Plot: rivalry, family relations, society, disorder, revenge, restaurant, interracial relations, losing-it hero, uninhibited rivalry, family business, urban, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Anderssons in Greece (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sune is back! Together with his little brother Håkan Bråkan, big sister Anna, mother Karin and dad Rudolf, Sune embarks on a summer holiday trip to Greece. As every summer before, the family plans to spend their vacation in Myggträsk. Then the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, resort, vacation, family, summer vacation, nothing goes right, siblings relations, parents and children, silly humor, disorder, youth, young love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Barricade the doors. Lock the windows. Because he's baaaack. That one-boy wrecking crew, Dennis the Menace, returns for more mischief and mayhem. Based on the comic strip and TV show about a mischievous little boy with a gift for the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, silly humor, disorder, suburbs, cons and scams, family, aging, nothing goes right, save the day, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Even Stevens Movie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the Stevens family breaks apart in front of all their ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, teenage life, family, mischievous children, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, island, siblings relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, fish out of water, parents and children, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, society, disorder, estrangement, communication problem, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Yoyo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The son of a ruined millionaire and a horsewoman becomes a clown.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: elephant, clown, unfulfillment, lovers reunited, looking for love, destiny, rich and poor, parents and children, love and romance, society, family relations, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 527
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%