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, disturbing, surreal, humorous, offbeat, biting, realistic, semi serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, captivity, cult, cat, torture, nurse, gas mask, sexual abuse, strong sexual content, confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, self discovery, murder, family problems, punishment, society, dishonesty, disorder, living with parents, mistaken identity, estrangement, domestic disturbance, power relations ...
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 mentor, catastrophe, pornography, runaway, brutality, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Bad Boy Bubby: Holy Smoke (1999), Spanking the Monkey (1994), Shakes the Clown (1991), Leolo (1992), The Boys (1998). 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, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: guru, battle of the sexes, tourist, adultery, strong sexual content, self discovery, dangerous attraction, jealousy, australian abroad, cult, asthma attack, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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: psychological, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, dysfunctional family, adultery, student, parents and children, couples, coming of age, youth, high school, family life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: clown, false accusation, rescue, frame up, nothing goes right, disorder, crimes, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, on the run, kidnapping, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, disturbing, surreal, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: masturbation, dysfunctional family, coming of age, insanity, youth, family relations, parents and children, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem, eccentric family, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: sicily, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 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, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, prison, australian, dysfunctional family, redemption, crime, deadly, going straight, family life, family problems, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, clever, psychological, witty, talky ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, twins, parents and children, obsession, assassination, family problems, suburban life, family gatherings, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: humorous, sentimental, offbeat, touching, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, working class, pregnancy, family problems, couples, family life, death in the family, eccentric family, estrangement, single parent, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: offbeat, disturbing, surreal, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: suburbs, addiction, life is a bitch, suburban life, couple relations, social decay, couples, prostitute, redemption, drug abuse, afterlife, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 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, psychological, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsession, psychopath, family relations, introspection, self discovery, eccentric family, love affair, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: atmospheric, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hotel, religions or cults, redemption, kidnapping, brainwashing, cult, confined, life is a bitch, down on your luck, parents and children, power relations, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: psychological, clever, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: lifestyle, commune, strong sexual content, rebellion, disorder, human nature, society, misfit, prank, restaurant, working class, sexual exploration ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, couple relations, family relations, eccentric family, couples, family life, murder, society, parents and children, greed, poverty, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, sexual, surreal, cynical, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, losing-it hero, drug abuse, strong sexual content, self destructing, cocaine, insanity, anti heroes, alcohol abuse, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, hamburg germany, edinburgh scotland, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: serious, touching, realistic, enigmatic, art house ...
Plot: swamp, tribe, australian aboriginal, mistaken identity, storytelling, kidnapping, murder, canoe, death, hunting, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 1930s
Place: australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, touching, offbeat, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: small town, radio dj, murder, betrayal, small town life, couples, disorder, fish out of water, love triangle, womanizer, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquency, party, youth, female friendship, best friends, teenage life, society, lifestyle, student life, sex, strong sexual content, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, cynical, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, starting over, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, lifestyle, rise and fall, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, psychological, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pedophile, crumbling marriage, hopes, couple relations, family relations, haunted by the past, family problems, family life, perversion, sexual perversion, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, poison, mental institution, psychiatrist, deadly, death in the family, friendship, youth, crimes, crime, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, siblings relations, jazz, teenage life, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, mother son relationship, boy scout, adultery ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family problems, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, self discovery, dysfunctional family, disorder, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: redemption, murder, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past, memory loss, on the run, romance, love and romance, nosy, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, father daughter incest, teenager, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, family relations, small town, innocence lost, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 7.2
 11K
The Big Feast (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.
Style: dark humor, humorous, satirical, art house, sexual ...
Plot: sex, suicide, weekend, social decay, society, lifestyle, strong sexual content, sexual relations, midlife crisis, friends, sexual promiscuity, gluttony ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family problems, dishonesty, couples, heist, society, social differences, master and servant, mute or deaf, cons and scams, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: dark humor, talky, bleak, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: loser, sport, hospital, obsessed fan, gun, beating, obsession, football, dysfunctional family, buddies, disorder, living with parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: disturbing, realistic, semi serious, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, haunted by the past, mental illness, therapy, aspiring actor, obsession, parents and children, desire for fame, actor's life, family problems, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 13K
The Big White (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: To remedy his financial problems, a travel agent has his eye on a frozen corpse, which just happens to be sought after by two hitmen.
Style: humorous, dark humor, realistic, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: insurance, kidnapping, insurance fraud, murder, life insurance, frozen body, insurance agent, nothing goes right, disorder, comedy of errors, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 20K
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person ...
Style: sexual, witty, disturbing, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: obsession, vandalism, transvestism, dehumanization, murder, arson, sexual perversion, perversion, rivalry, unwanted pregnancy, drugs/alcohol, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: maryland, usa, dungeon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, stylized, witty, humorous ...
Plot: serial killer, sexual abuse, murder, brutality, arab, crime, society, media, sexual activity, artists and showbiz, media satire, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, brussels, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%