Movies like Bad Boy Bubby

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Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
 7.4
 11K
Bad Boy Bubby (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bad Boy Bubby is just that: a bad boy. So bad, in fact, that his mother has kept him locked in their house for his entire thirty years, convincing him that the air outside is poisonous. After a visit from his estranged father, circumstances force Bubby into the waiting world, a place which is just as unusual to him as he is to the world.
Style: dark humor, surreal, disturbing, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, biting, humorous, tense, bleak ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, cat, torture, nurse, gas mask, captivity, cult, domestic disturbance, strong sexual content, sexual abuse, self discovery, parents and children, estrangement, confined, society, life is a bitch, mistaken identity, murder, dishonesty, male nudity, family problems, power relations, disorder, living with parents ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia

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Most similar movies to Bad Boy Bubby

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, stylized, melancholic and humorous films with plots about pornography, dialogue, brutality, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling and runaway mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Bad Boy Bubby: Holy Smoke (1999), Spanking the Monkey (1994), Leolo (1992), Six Ways to Sunday (1997), Soft Fruit (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 13K
Holy Smoke (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical ...
Plot: guru, battle of the sexes, cult, tourist, adultery, strong sexual content, self discovery, jealousy, dangerous attraction, australian abroad, asthma attack, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, australia, asia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spanking the Monkey (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bright young student Raymond Aibelli is forced to sidetrack an important medical internship because his mother, Susan, is recovering from a broken leg. When he isn't tasked with the most mundane aspects of Susan's recuperation, Raymond ...
Style: dark humor, psychological, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, dysfunctional family, adultery, parents and children, student, couples, high school, coming of age, suburbs, neighborhood, injury ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.5
 6K
Leolo (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an imaginative boy who pretends he is the child of a sperm-laden Sicilian tomato upon which his mother accidentally fell.
Style: dark humor, surreal, disturbing, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, masturbation, insanity, crazy, parents and children, falling in love, family conflict, peasant, eccentric family, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: sicily, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: dark humor, biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, crime, gangsters, going straight, hitman, suburbs, rise and fall, rise to the top, self discovery, mother son incest, parents and children, family business ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 497
Soft Fruit (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: For the first time in 15 years, all four siblings in a family show up to care for their dying mother, who is only given a couple of weeks to live. One comes from America with her two children. A divorced sister also comes with her child and sneaks ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, single parent, human nature, working class, parents and children, siblings relations, death in the family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 3K
Sweetie (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Explores sisters, in their twenties, their parents, and family dysfunctions. Kay is gangly and slightly askew, consulting a fortune teller and then falling in love with a man because of a mole on his face and a lock of hair; then, falling out of ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, dark humor, clever, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, parents and children, sibling relationship, obsession, family problems, family relations, introspection, love affair, siblings relations, eccentric family, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: dark humor, talky, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, dysfunctional family, white house, parents and children, obsession, twins, thanksgiving, suburbs, siblings relations, assassination, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Shakes the Clown (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shakes plods about his duties as party clown, and uses all of his free time getting seriously drunk. Binky, another clown, wins the spot on a local kiddie show, which depresses Shakes even more, and his boss threatens him with unemployment if he ...
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: clown, self discovery, frame up, on the run, rescue, false accusation, kidnapping, psychopath, buddies, addiction, hostages, birthday party ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 7K
Faults (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Claire is under the grip of a mysterious new cult called Faults. Desperate to be reunited with their daughter, Claire's parents recruit one of the world's foremost experts on mind control, Ansel Roth.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: cult, hotel, redemption, religions or cults, confined, power relations, parents and children, down on your luck, hopes, life is a bitch, kidnapping, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 1K
The Boys (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, australian, prison, murder, crime, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, redemption, social misfits, brother, prisoner, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 1K
Bliss (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An advertising executive dies and goes to hell... except nothing changes. Well, his daughter is buying drugs with sexual favours from her brother, and the number of cancer-causing products is on the increase. But the notes he writes to himself to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, dark humor, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, self discovery, couple relations, afterlife, drug abuse, couples, drug dealing, redemption, infidelity, addiction, social decay ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 92K
Filth (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.
Style: dark humor, surreal, sexual, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, losing-it hero, drug abuse, strong sexual content, self destructing, anti heroes, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, cocaine, alcohol abuse, police investigation, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, hamburg germany, edinburgh scotland, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 28K
The Idiots (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Spain, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sincere ...
Plot: lifestyle, strong sexual content, group sex, commune, unsimulated sex, against the rules, prank, suburbs, freedom, theatre milieu, idiot, mockery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love Serenade (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ken Sherry, a radio personality from Brisbane, moves to the small country town of Sun Ray to take over the local radio station as a retreat from city life and his past.He moves next door to love-starved sisters Vicki-Ann and Dimity Hurley. They are ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, betrayal, murder, radio dj, parents and children, love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, social relations, disorder, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, incest, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, society, family relations, murder, couples, greed, poverty, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, semi serious, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pedophile, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, family relations, crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, family life, hopes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
 956
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, starting over, self discovery, couple relations, filmmaking, society, breakup, rise and fall, infidelity, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 4K
Ten Canoes (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story within a story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, an Aboriginal narrator tells a story about his ancestors on a goose hunt. A youngster on the hunt is being tempted to adultery with his elder brother's wife, so an ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, enigmatic, art house ...
Plot: swamp, storytelling, tribe, hunting, death, canoe, mistaken identity, kidnapping, murder, vengeance, couple relations, forbidden love ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 125K
Spring Breakers (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: sexy, disturbing, humorous, talky, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquency, party, female friendship, best friends, youth, drugs/alcohol, sex, teenage life, strong sexual content, student life, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sinister tale of genius gone wrong, The Young Poisoner's Handbook chronicles a young man's descent into madness against the absurd backdrop of suburban English life. Hugh O'Conor plays Graham Young, a schoolboy from the London ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mental institution, psychiatrist, poison, friendship, parents and children, teenager, crime, teenage life, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 5K
Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: redemption, murder, crimes, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, on the run, amnesia, couple relations, haunted by the past, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 62K
Happiness (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.
Style: dark humor, bleak, cynical, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, unhappiness, dysfunctional family, child abuse, pedophilia, sibling relationship, taxi driver, masturbation, therapy, therapist, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 3K
The End (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, crumbling marriage, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, clergy, society, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 9K
The War Zone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, teenager, strong sexual content, innocence lost, parents and children, small town, siblings relations, family in crisis, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Female Trouble (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The life and times of Dawn Davenport, showing her progress from loving schoolgirl to crazed mass murderer - all of which stems from her parents' refusal to buy her cha-cha heels for Christmas. She runs away from home, is raped, becomes a single ...
Style: surreal, disturbing, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amputation, juvenile delinquent, hitchhiking, physical appearance, electric chair, crime, hitchhiker, violence spree, drag, crimes, deadly, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, self discovery, jazz, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, boy scout, teenage life, adultery, hotel ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 33K
Man Bites Dog (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The activities of rampaging, indiscriminate serial killer Ben are recorded by a willingly complicit documentary team, who eventually become his accomplices and active participants. Ben provides casual commentary on the nature of his work and ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, brutality, sexual abuse, murder, arab, crime, media satire, movie business, deadly, artists and showbiz, social decay, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 4K
8 ? Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, wealthy businessman Philip Emmenthal and his son Storey open their own private harem in their family residence in Geneva (they get the idea while watching Federico Fellini's 8½ and after Storey is "given" ...
Style: sexy, surreal, erotic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: harem, obsession, nun, strong sexual content, parents and children, parent child relationship, illegal prostitution, sexual relations, estate, couples, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, switzerland, geneva switzerland, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 9K
Big Fan (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Aufiero, a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island, is the self-described "world's biggest New York Giants fan". One night, Paul and his best friend Sal spot Giants star linebacker Quantrell Bishop at a gas ...
Style: talky, bleak, tragicomedy, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: loser, sport, hospital, obsessed fan, gun, beating, obsession, dysfunctional family, football, life is a bitch, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 2K
Montenegro (1981)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marilyn Jordan, an American, lives in Stockholm with her Swedish husband and family. Her behavior is bizarre, perhaps mad: she poisons the dog's milk and advises the dog not to drink it; she sets the sheets afire as her husband sleeps; she ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, sexy, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: housewife, mental illness, immigrants, mentally unstable, self discovery, romance, sexual relations, eccentric family, couples, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, sweden, stockholm sweden, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%