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Bianca (1983)
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Bianca (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michele is a mathematics professor who just started a new job in a school with some peculiar teaching methods. After a woman in his neighborhood is murdered, Michele meets beautiful colleague Bianca, and a relationship begins between the two. Where is this relationship heading, and will Michele be able to help the police catch the murderer?
Style: humorous, psychological, sentimental, dark humor, bleak, realistic, semi serious, surreal, cult film, art house
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychoanalysis, crimes, split personality, misfit, mathematics, mental illness, cult, high school, police investigation, deadly, dog, school, sea, murderer, loneliness, death, female nudity, sex scene, gymnastics, beach, sociopath, singing, song ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and weird films with plots about culture clash, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, male nudity, friendship and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Bianca: The Mass Is Ended (1985), The Son's Room (2001), Sweet Dreams (1981), Drowning by Numbers (1988), Dear Diary (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Mass Is Ended (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Onetime campus radical Nanni Moretti renounces his past to become a priest. Returning to his home village, Moretti is appalled at the lack of religious reverence amongst the townsfolk. Unable to communicate with any of his old friends, who've ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, clever, sincere ...
Plot: church, village, culture clash, small town, village life, innocence lost, idealism, clergy, society, social relations, family problems, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
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The Son's Room (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, parents and children, family problems, overcoming, hopes, family in crisis, redemption, marriage crisis, loss of child, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Sweet Dreams (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Michele Apicella is a young film and theater director, who lives his troubles as an artist. In Italy reach the Eighties, and Michele, who was contestant in the Sixties, now finds himself in a new era full of crisis of values and ignorance. So ...
Plot: filmmaker, filmmaking, dream, director, teacher, school, song, monster, duel, surrealism, chess, cinema ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Drowning by Numbers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ironic black comedy of love and death that takes place an a lyrically beautiful landscape. Three related women, all named Cissie Colpitts share a solidarity for one another which brings about three copy-cat drownings. The local coroner is in love ...
Style: surreal, cynical, humorous, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: drowning, murder, wife murders husband, investigation, coroner, unlikely criminals, family problems, friendship, murder mystery, life & death, cheating, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Dear Diary (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Writer/director/actor Nanni Moretti offers a three-part film diary which takes a sharply satiric look at Italian life.
Style: surreal, intellectual, satirical, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: self discovery, midlife crisis, introspection, lifestyle, friendship, terminal illness, motorcycle, artists and showbiz, cancer, island, diary, eccentricity ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The House of God (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Comedy about a couple of interns in a hospital named 'The House of God'.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: city life, urban, hospital, doctors and patients, road not taken, farce, mental illness, power relations, unfulfillment, misfit, intern, white coat ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Red Wood Pigeon (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Michele is the leader of the Italian communist party and a professional water polo player. On this day he's just lost his memory following a (very stupid) car accident. So he has to discover the intricacies of his life again, and he does so ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous
Plot: satire, politics, memory loss, society, hopes, state affairs, revolution, amnesia, theft, surrealism, dream, robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Short Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever since he was a child, the seventeen-yearold Edoardo has suffered from a malformation of the foreskin that stops him from masturbating and makes him insecure and ill at ease with girls. Shut up in his sexless microcosm, Edoardo reacts with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, family relations, misfit, youth, anxiety, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexuality, foreskin, loss of virginity, pressure, uncertainty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Youngest Son (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An amoral man manhandles his wife and falls into the claws of a wheeler dealer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: couple relations, family life, family in crisis, wedding, family relations, estrangement, single parent, marriage, cheating, corruption, company
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Just Can't Get Enough (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: traight-to-video filmmaker David Payne writes and directs the docudrama Just Can't Get Enough: The True Story of the Chippendales' Murders. The movie opens with Nick DeNoia (Peter Nevargic) getting shot in his office. The bulk of the story ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Plot: murder, male stripper, investigation, dancer's life, ambition, crimes, crime, deadly, rise and fall, life is a bitch, nightlife, nightclub ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Who Pays the Piper (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Two zanies open a photography studio. They score a partnership with a gossip magazine that suddenly thrusts them into a world of corruption, murder, and hijinks.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film, surprise ending
Plot: murder, alcohol abuse, destiny, rivalry, contests and competitions, deadly, investigation, betrayal, crimes, bribery, disorder, journal ...
Time: 80s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Match Factory Girl (1990)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Iris (Kati Outinen) has a soul-deadening job as a quality-control worker watching boxes of matches go by on an assembly line all day. At night, she eats silently with her dour mother (Elina Salo) and stepfather (Esko Nikkari). One weekend, wearing ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: vengeance, working class, murder, pregnancy, loneliness, parent child relationship, factory, young woman, unwanted pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, poison, visceral ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Interview (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Federico Fellini welcomes us into his world of film making with a mockumentary about his life in film, as a Japanese film crew follows him around.
Style: semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, lifestyle, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, elephant, fascism, filmmaking, safari, diva, artistic creation ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
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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, sexy, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, mental illness, dildo, housewife, gypsy, social differences, sexual content, profanity, family problems, repression ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: stockholm sweden, former yugoslavia, sweden, europe, balkan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
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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, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, treehouse, obsession, incest, siblings relations, introspection, self discovery, love affair, parents and children, strong female presence, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ginger and Fred (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Amelia and Pippo are reunited after several decades to perform their old music-hall act, imitating Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, on a TV variety show.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, bittersweet, couple relations, fall in love, tv show, lovers reunited, showbiz, romance, performer's life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dying of Laughter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame
Style: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: reunion, nightclub, media satire, workplace situations, friends, artists and showbiz, actor's life, rise to the top, buddies, comedian, backstage, jail ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.9
 984
Legacy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a geeky, overweight rushee is found dead at the hottest sorority on the campus, the three most popular girls of the house are prime suspects.
Style: witty, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, sorority, serial killer, mystery, riddles and clues, college life, deadly, protagonist as suspect, college, reluctant partners, legal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The son of the owner of a large Italian cheese factory is kidnapped, but as the factory is on the verge of bankruptcy the owner hatches a plan to use the ransom money as reinvestment in the factory.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, terrorism, family business, factory, missing person, confined, crimes, moral dilemma, cons and scams, dishonesty, danger, opera ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: sentimental, humorous, ironic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, couples, society, lifestyle, ambition, love, adaptation, loneliness, bittersweet, stash, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, teenage love, friendship, teenage angst, teachers and students, youth, coming-of-age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 969
The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, parents and children, family life, couple relations, couples, friends, friendship, little girl, profanity, bittersweet, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Wild Life (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Plot: high school, obsession, strip club, teenager, police, voyeur, party, high school life, looking for sex, teenage life, infidelity, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The First Beautiful Thing (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the Michelucci family, from the nineteen-seventies to the present day: the central character is the stunningly beautiful Anna, the lively, frivolous and sometimes embarrassing mother of Bruno and Valeria. Everything ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: mother, homecoming, parents and children, family life, family relations, femme fatale, small town, mother son relationship, terminal illness, power relations, jealous spouse, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Living on Tokyo Time (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When her visa expires, a young Japanese immigrant in San Francisco agrees to marry a Japanese-American boy to avoid being deported back to Japan.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: kids in trouble, fall in love, culture clash, wooing, self discovery, misfit, romance, unfulfillment, society, love and romance, immigrants, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, on the road, high school, coming of age, teenager, family problems, teenage life, gay slur, female protagonist, teacher, reputation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
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Nowhere (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a country (alluded to be Chile) under dictatorship, a police night raid comes up with a few usual anti-regime suspects. They are sent to a camp in the middle of nowhere. Their friends on the outside start to plan their escape.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: society, politics, political prisoner, dictator, escape, isolation, rebelliousness, abduction, kidnapping, drive away, foreigner, dictatorship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, italy, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 206
The Red Dwarf (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lucien is a dwarf, who works hard in a large legal office. His only friend is trapeze circus artist Isis. One day he gets the attention of singer Paola Bendoni and falls in love with her.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: murder, circus, law firm, redemption, friendship, custody, fall in love, false accusation, love affair, breakup, family problems, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 1K
Great! (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Carlo Verdone at his best is incredibly supported by a fantastic Alberto Sordi and a cast of street-genie non-actors that outperform beyond any imagination.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: friendship, rivalry, beach, motorcycle, pinball machine, motorcycle gang
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
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Crazy People (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bitter ad executive who has reached his breaking point, finds himself in a mental institution where his career actually begins to thrive with the help of the hospital's patients.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, romance, power relations, couples, silly humor, workplace, society, misfit, fighting the system, love and romance, figment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%