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The Birdcage (1996)
 7.1
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The Birdcage (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, witty, touching, clever, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: crossdressing, senator, gay slur, cross dressing, farce, politician, disorder, comedy of errors, parents and children, family values, gender, conservative, gay, family relations, sexual identity, female impersonator, transvestism, wedding, meet the parents, mistaken identity, politics, couple relations, french, love and romance, gender bending ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles, miami beach, united states, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about catastrophe, couples, storytelling, family relations, dialogue, adaptation and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Birdcage: Birds of a Feather (1978), The Closet (2001), Kiss Me, Guido (1997), Birds of a Feather 2 (1980), Death at a Funeral (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, gay slur, couples, family relations, father son relationship, culture clash, dishonesty, lifestyle, gender, hidden identity, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, saint tropez, europe, cote d'azur ...
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95%
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two drag-queens and a transsexual contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. En route, it is discovered that the woman ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, transvestism, gay, gay slur, desert, gender bending, bus, cross dressing, on the road, australian outback, gays and lesbians, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, gender, hidden identity, disorder, cons and scams, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay interest, gay, farce, friendship, unlikely friendships, couples, disorder, friends, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, microfilm, suspense ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, espionage, friends, disorder, comedy of errors, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, goofy hero, transsexual, secret identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: family relations, farce, death, family gatherings, eccentric family, dwarf, death in the family, dishonesty, silly humor, siblings relations, presumed dead, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Maybe... Maybe Not (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Der Bewegte Mann is a German comedy about a heterosexual man, Axel, who is thrown out of his girlfriends home for cheating and ends up moving in with a gay man. Axel learns the advantages of living with gay men even though they are attracted to him ...
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, farce, wedding, pregnancy, friendship, love triangle, love affair, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, tokyo, england, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sorority Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends who head the Social Committee in a frat house, called KOK (Kappa Omicron Kappa), are charged with stealing money their fraternity has been saving for a cocktail cruise at the end of the semester, the one that guarantees them a spot at ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, not serious, sex comedy, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, college, sorority, student life, hidden identity, farce, fish out of water, comedy of errors, fall in love, gender bending, dishonesty, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Carmen Electra, Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek
Style: not serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, gay parent, jewish family, couple relations, eccentric family, coming out, family in crisis, society, gender, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gays and lesbians, female impersonator, bittersweet, gay slur, love and romance, romance, gender, youth, couples, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy, a struggling young gay photographer (who likes Polaroids), tired of being the "other man", falls in love with Gabriel, a waiter and aspiring musician who is probably straight but possibly gay or at least curious. Billy tries to get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, gay, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, gender, friendship, relationships, gay interest, gay lead character ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Merci Dr Rey! (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young phone-sex addict goes to a therapist who herself has died and a psychotic patient is in her place.
Style: humorous, semi serious, disturbing, light, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, murder, comedy of errors, parents and children, farce, voyeurism, hidden identity, police investigation, family relations, gay son, love triangle, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Made in America (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial romance, high school, single parent, comedy of errors, culture clash, family relations, interracial relations, self discovery, sperm donor, parents and children, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cross dressing, gender bending, gay, friendship, gay slur, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, cross country, showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, gender, parents and children, couples, fall in love, ambition, contests and competitions, dancer's life, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Oscar (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Angelo "Snaps" Provolone made his dying father a promise on his deathbed: he would leave the world of crime and become an honest businessman. Despite having no experience in making money in a legal fashion, Snaps sets about to keep his ...
Style: witty, humorous, talky, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, gangsters, accountant, switching roles, mistaken identity, parents and children, fish out of water, disorder, crime, dishonesty, cons and scams, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, satire, dog, self discovery, rescue, yuppie, uninvited guest, family relations, eating disorder, wealth, swimming pool, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, love and romance, sexual relations, infidelity, sex scene, relationships, dialogue, hiv, sexuality, loneliness, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, cons and scams, family relations, looking for love, friendship, society, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: wedding, priest, farce, marriage, love and romance, nothing goes right, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, disorder, ten commandments, couple relations, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: rich kid, spoiled brat, friendship, farce, youth, family problems, social differences, rich and poor, family, toys, mischievous children, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Just One of the Girls (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chris has to change school to attend a music program, but a bully named Kurt is going to make his life impossible so he decided to dress as a girl to avoid this. Taking advantage of his condition he became (girl-)friend with Marie, and fell in love ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, teenage life, fall in love, college, high school, switching roles, hidden identity, friendship, teenage love, teachers and students, high school life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
If Dad Only Knew (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bobby is a gay man in the closet in 2003, afraid to come out to his three older brothers, even though he's at least 30 and is being pressed by his sister, his boyfriend, and his lesbian beard to tell the lads. The death of his father and a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming out, family relations, brother brother relationship, eccentric family, forbidden love, self discovery, opposites attract, love and romance, best friends, dishonesty, couples, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, celibacy, aids, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, destiny, gender, lifestyle, youth, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, wooing, parents and children, rise to the top, family relations, romance, disorder, store, chaos and mayhem, mistaken identity, workplace ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, family relations, parents and children, plan gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, human nature, comedy of errors, event planner, meet the parents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, mistress, snobbism, disorder, nothing goes right, ambition, goofy hero, friends, guest, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, underdog, beauty pageant, love and romance, contests and competitions, human nature, parents and children, couples, family problems, youth, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, southern usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%