Movies like Around the World in Eighty Ways

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Around the World in Eighty Ways (1988)
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Around the World in Eighty Ways (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mavis Davis has had enough! Younger son Eddie wears headphones all day and almost electrocutes her. Older boy Wally is gay and lives in a huge over-ripe banana. And her husband Roly has grown into a blind, motionless, emotionless vegetable. So pack the bags, Mavis is off on an around the world package trip leaving them all behind. However, when Dad finds out she has been joined by their hated next door neighbour long dead passions begin to stir. Blind, senile old Dad decides to chase his wife around the world...
Plot: vacation, father son relationship, retirement home, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, wig, gay interest
Place: australia

Most similar movies to Around the World in Eighty Ways

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and not serious films with plots about husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family relations, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, friendship and father daughter relationship mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Around the World in Eighty Ways: So There (1997), The Old Maid (1972), Ealing Comedy (2008), Homolka and Pocketbook (1972), Pacific Banana (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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So There (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A trucker, an accountant, a former plumber hospitalised after a suicide attempt... Presided over by the accountant, the three families decide to buy a truck, a trucker's dream. The father, practical joker, and larger-than-life lover, keeps a ...
Plot: cruelty, infidelity, truck driver, picnic, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, hospital, mafioso, father son relationship, plumber, family relations, patriarch ...
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95%
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The Old Maid (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Muriel is a shy woman who bluffs and blusters around in order to hide her shyness and to protect her loneliness, even though she longs wistfully for a companion of some sort. She has been lonely so long that now she is an old maid and has never been ...
Plot: limousine, hotel, vacation, starvation, spinster, husband wife relationship, sunbathing, hotel receptionist
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Ealing Comedy (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Alfie Singh, accountant turned film producer, has a great idea for a film. It's called Ealing Comedy and it's about an accountant turned film producer called Alfie Singh. Alfie will play himself and his real son, Paul, will play his son in ...
Plot: teenage boy, filmmaking, rugby, accountant, film producer, celebrity guest, family relations, celebrity guests, father son relationship, husband wife relationship
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Homolka and Pocketbook (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The husband and wife Ludva and Hedus Homolkas with their twins Péta and Máta and Ludva's parents - the granny and grandpa - arrive in the snowy Spindleruv Mlýn for a holiday. They promise to each other that they will not spoil the quite ...
Plot: father son relationship, snow, mountain, dancing, skiing, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, elderly, family relations
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Pacific Banana (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story of a pair of Australian pilots working for a small South Pacific airline. Paul, a wildly successful womanizer, leaving conquests at every port and Martin, sad and lonely in his search for a true love. Together, they... well, they ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy
Plot: pilot, beach, stewardess, swimming, nude swimming, massage, tropical island, sky, oasis, resort, erotica, sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, south australia
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83%
Brother for All the Money (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Honza and Zuzana are very young husband and wife. They have a little daughter of whom willingly occasionally take care the grandparents and Honza's fifteen-year-old brother Martin. Zuzana continues studying and Honza devotes all weekends as an ...
Plot: love, doctor, kiss, police, marriage, teenager, dancing, race, drinking, father daughter relationship, race track, mother daughter relationship ...
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The Wog Boy (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Steve liked Celia from the moment they met. But following a clash with her boss, Raelene Beagle-Thorpe, Minister for Employment, he finds himself on national television branded as Australia's biggest dole bludger. Now Steve has to prove to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, working class, social differences, working the system, friends, love and romance, fighting the system, father son relationship, male female relationship, australian, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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68%
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Kenny (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: From the biggest festival to the smallest church social, Kenny Smyth delivers porta-loos to them all. Ignored and unappreciated, he is one of the cogs in society's machinery; a knight in shining overalls taking care of business with his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, talky, clever ...
Plot: family relations, toilet, working class, society, friendship, friends, buddies, parent child relationship, misfit, australian, cleaner, plumber ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia, nashville tennessee, california
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67%
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Camping 3 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Like every summer, our friends, the Pics, Jacky and Laurette, Gatineau, recently divorced from Sopie, and Patrick Chirac, ever true to form, get together at the Blue Waves camping grounds. This year, Patrick has decided to try car sharing. ...
Plot: nudist, camping, vacation, sea, racist, memory loss, husband wife relationship, alcohol, old friend, friendship, dog, drugs ...
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62%
A Little Bit of Soul (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Richard and Kate are former lovers who are now working independently to find the secret of the aging process. Both apply for funding from the Michael Foundation, and are asked to spend the weekend discussing the proposals with the Head of the ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: couples, state affairs, politics, supernatural, supernatural ability, revolution, aging, head of state, rebelliousness, uncover truth, couple relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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A Houseboat to Fall in Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Story: Three children of a single father escape from the town in order to find a houseboat which was once owned by their mother.
Style: humorous, feel good, contemplative, unusual plot structure, light
Plot: boy, teenager, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, public humiliation, jealousy, widower, lake, houseboat, paparazzi, falling, chores ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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60%
Times Have Been Better (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving in with his beau, 30ish banker Jérémy (Arnaud Binard) decides to let the cat out of the bag, telling his unsuspecting parents, Guy (Bernard Le Coq) and Rosine (Charlotte de Turckheim), that he's gay. Though they've always ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, coming out, gays and lesbians, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, gender, society, farce, husband wife relationship, photographer, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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59%
The Guardian Angel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Madrid, 1981. Jorge has just arrived in Madrid to live in beautiful large house with his brother, mother, grandmother Obdulia, a wealthy woman who is somewhat deaf, and his grandfather, an aged and senile octogenarian.
Plot: brother brother relationship, maid, deafness, death of father, thief, friend, money, drinking, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: madrid
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55%
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House Broken (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, disorder, friendship, silly humor, coming of age, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, firefighter, twentysomething life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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53%
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie sets off for England with his aunt, Edna Everage, to advance his cultural education. Bazza is an innocent abroad, fond of beer, Bondi and beautiful sheilas, but he soon settles into the Australian ghetto in Earls Court, where his old ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nightclub, culture clash, society, adventure, misfit, nothing goes right, partners, love and romance, lifestyle, buddies, fall in love, rich and poor ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe, england, sydney australia, london ...
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51%
Demandez la permission aux enfants ! (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: family relations, teen rebel, divorced parents, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, rebellious daughter, husband wife relationship, remote control, escape, birthday present, classmate, telephone ...
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49%
Strange Bedfellows (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two 'very straight' old timers have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly legislated tax laws.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: small town, friendship, taxes, gay, cons and scams, comedy of errors, pretending to be gay, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, couples, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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46%
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Permanent (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This comedy, set in 1983 in small town Virginia, centers around a 13 year old and her family. The story of a hairstyle gone incredibly wrong and a young girl's plight to fit in while encountering bullies at a new school.
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: beauty salon, school, parent child relationship, hair, family, teenager, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, marital problem, college ...
Time: year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Bert Kreischer: Secret Time (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Comedian Bert Kreischer is ready to take his shirt off and "party hardy" with his debut Netflix Original stand-up special, Bert Kreischer: Secret Time. Considered one of the best storytellers of his generation, Bert regales the audience at ...
Plot: comedian, stand up special, sexual humor, husband wife relationship, drinking, drug humor, father son relationship, stand up comedian, strict father, family man, stand up, father daughter relationship ...
Place: philadelphia
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46%
Love and Marriage (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An anthology comedy with segments about love and marriage.
Style: anthology
Plot: infidelity, aristocrat, vacation, husband wife relationship, groom, fiancee, chastity, marriage, farce, satire, compilation, male female relationship ...
Place: italy
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45%
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Chop Chop (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dennis and Carl are brothers who live on a small farm in the country. None too bright, Dennis wants a girlfriend for Christmas. Carl makes sure that Dennis gets just that when he meets Rita at the local pub. She is on the run from her husband and ...
Plot: stupidity, brother brother relationship, sex, christmas, runaway, christmas present, woman with glasses, blonde, pregnancy, corpse
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44%
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Grown Ups (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vacation, friends, reunion, family life, friendship, family relations, eccentric family, silly humor, buddies, couples, adulthood, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1978, 70s
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Numbskull Emptybrook in Spain (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uuno Turhapuro is searching for a job and takes a correspondence course in tour guiding. Eventually he gets a job in a small travel agency and takes a group of Finnish tourists to Marbella, Spain. Unfortunately Uuno's father-in-law Tuura is in ...
Plot: hotel, golf, vacation, disco, summer vacation, family vacation, abroad, father in law son in law relationship, tourist, wedding, husband wife relationship, bullfighting ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain
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43%
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A Free Bird (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: All JT wants is his freedom and a cigarette. But these are hard times: the steakhouse just fired him, his car broke down, he's broke. So when his buddies plan to rob the steakhouse - to steal the meat - it sounds like a good idea. What could go ...
Plot: white trash, stupidity, farce, husband wife relationship, heist
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42%
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Eaten by Lions (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Omar and Pete are half brothers. When their parents are eaten by lions they embark on a journey to find Omar's real father. What follows is a funny, heart-warming journey of self-discovery for both boys...in Blackpool. The Choudray family ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating
Plot: twin brother, racism, death, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, estranged father, orphan, british humour, silly humor, coming of age, vomiting, sea ...
Time: year 2005
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42%
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Barry McKenzie's Aunt Edna is kidnapped by Count Von Plasma, the vampire head of an isolated Eastern European dictatorship who mistakes her for the Queen of England and thinks that kidnapping her will draw tourists to his country. Barry and his ...
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, vampire, society, odd couple, amateur detective, gender, buddies, hostages, slasher, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Life of Harry Dare (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harry Dare is a shambolic Adelaide private investigator. He’s still not certain why he’s in the business; perhaps to understand his father’s disappearance, 20 years earlier? But now Harry’s got a real case: who stole his father’s old Kombi ...
Plot: stealing a car, mini van, theft, stolen car, van, aborigine, port, harbor, car theft, australian aboriginal
Place: australia, south australia
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41%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, road movie, witty, not serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: farce, love and romance, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, couple relations, self discovery, uncover truth, on the road, parents and children, partners, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, new mexico, michigan, usa, san diego california ...
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41%
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Mean Spirit (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vincent Poirel dirige une multinationale du BTP. Il a tout obtenu dans la vie sauf un enfant. Sa société est retenue pour construire un stade olympique. Le projet original apporté par son architecte est en fait celui de Simon Variot, imaginé ...
Style: absurd, feel good, entertaining
Plot: newborn baby, reincarnation, adultery, love, evil child, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, architect, death, past life, hit by a car, plagiarism ...
Place: france, paris france
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39%
 5.9
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Sweet Talker (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When scam artist Harry Reynolds gets out of jail, he makes his way to the depressed coastal village of Beachport, where according to local myth, an old Portuguese treasure ship lies buried in the sand. Harry is an old pro at manipulating this ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, theme park, disorder, cons and scams, small town, ship, fall in love, love affair, small town life, treasure hunt, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%