Absent mindedness movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant absent mindedness movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, clever and light films and TV shows about / with absent mindedness, family relations, disorder, husband wife relationship, family, catastrophe, culture clash, runaway, father son relationship and love and romance plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as absent mindedness: It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Please Tell Me! Galko-chan (2016), What's Up, Doc? (1972), A Fish Called Wanda (1988), Shaadi Ke Side Effects (2014), Zotz! (1962), The Girl Most Likely to... (1973), Mammoth (2006), The War Is Over (1966), Son of Flubber (1963).

List of absent mindedness movies

It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town life, small town, life changing experience, family, angel, life philosophy, friendship, second chance, love, desperation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1932, year 1945 ...
Place: vatican, new york, new york state, usa
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Please Tell Me! Galko-chan (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 8 min.
TV show
Story: Three high school girls with different perspectives discuss the kinds of secrets you can't tell boys.
Style: captivating, entertaining, satirical
Plot: high school, slice of life, high school life, female protagonist, schoolgirl, best friends, high school friends, friends, teenage life, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, satire, group of friends ...
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What's Up, Doc? (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to have devoted her life to confusing and embarrassing him. At the same time a ...
Style: funny, witty, humorous, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, car chase, screwball, love story, chase, love triangle, mistaken identity, farce, judge, love and romance, spy, car ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 20th century, prehistoric times
Place: san francisco, usa, plymouth, california
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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, witty, sexy ...
Plot: heist, screwball, zoophilia, con artists, jewelry, dark humor, satire, betrayal, hitman, crimes, american abroad, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, california, europe, britain, tower bridge london ...
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Shaadi Ke Side Effects (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A young couple who struggle to rediscover love after their marriage.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, couples, honeymoon, baby, marriage, pregnancy, childbirth, marriage crisis, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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 5.9
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Zotz! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jonathan Jones, a professor of ancient languages, comes into possession of an ancient coin. He translates its inscription, which gives him three powers: to inflict pain, slow down time or kill. Soon, he's pursued by enemy spies who have learned ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic
Plot: professor, magic, espionage, newspaper reporter, boredom, communism, betrayal, stress, reprisal, frustration, high society, college student ...
Place: washington d.c., pentagon
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The Garden of Sinners - Chapter 6: Oblivion Recording (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: January 1999: Apprentice mage Azaka Kokutou, Mikiya's younger sister, has been ordered by her mentor, Touko Aozaki, to investigate a certain incident in which fairies steal the memories of students at Azaka's school, Reien Academy. Azaka ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: supernatural, rivalry, dog, revenge, roommate, repressed memory, premonition, memory, classmate, drug abuse, bus, paranormal phenomena ...
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The Girl Most Likely to... (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An ugly girl undergoes plastic surgery and becomes beautiful. She then takes revenge on all the people who mistreated her when she was ugly.
Style: feminist film, cynical, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cheerleader, plastic surgery, college, serial killer, women, murder, police detective, ugly duckling, college life, fish out of water, fall in love, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 3.6
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Mammoth (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a hot summer afternoon in the sleepy town of Blackwater Louisiana, a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof of the local Natural History Museum. The meteor is actually a spaceship containing an alien life form which animates ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: museum, save the world, supernatural, adventure, alien encounter, rescue, race against time, dangerous animal, survival, escapades, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: prehistoric times, 21st century, prehistory, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
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The War Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of Spanish refugees try to organize protests from France. Their network is under constant threat by the police and some of them have recently been arrested. The main character (played by Yves Montand) dedicated his whole life to the battle ...
Style: political, thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, female nudity, spanish civil war, revolution, spanish history, time travel, protest, idealism, franco regime (francoism), coincidence, one more chance ...
Time: 60s, year 1965
Place: paris france, spain, france, europe, brazil ...
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Son of Flubber (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medfield's lovable but hopelessly absent-minded professor -- Ned Brainard (Fred MacMurray) -- bounces back in this classic Disney film with hilarious new mishaps when he experiments with the amazing by-products of his startling anti-gravity ...
Style: feel good, humorous, intense, melancholic, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, family, mad scientist, adventure, college, experiment gone awry, inventions and discoveries, disorder, family life, goofy hero, fall in love, child as adult ...
Time: 60s
Place: pentagon, new jersey
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Dear Brigitte (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Professor Leaf, an absent-minded poet with a prejudice against the sciences, is forced to face the fact that his son is a math prodigy with little artistic talent of his own.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: professor, youth, mathematics, family relations, father son relationship, obsessive quest, prodigy, family, misfit, impossible love, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, san francisco, france
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Blue Eyelids (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marina wins a paradise vacation for two, but when she realizes that she has no one to bring along, she decides to invite a stranger named Victor. The pair soon discovers that true love depends more on compatibility rather than idyllic scenery.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Plot: unfulfillment, romance, looking for love, couples, human nature, vacation, loneliness, stranger, love story, bittersweet, insurance, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.2
 2K
Watamote (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: At the tender age of 15, Kuroki Tomoko has already dated dozens and dozens of boys and she's easily the most popular girl around! The only problem is that absolutely none of that is real, and her perfect world exists only via dating games and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, parody
Plot: high school, friendship, misfit, imaginary character, recluse, friends, social relations, fictional reality, real world, brother sister relationship, slice of life, hopes ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
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Seventeen Moments of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
Story: The series is based on a true story of a Russian spy Colonel Isaev (Stirlitz) in Fascist Germany during 17 days in very end of WWII. Stirlitz has worked his way to the very top of the Fascist hierarchy without being caught. However, his ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, spy, nazi, undercover agent, war, nazi germany, espionage, dishonesty, state affairs, undercover, intrigue, life & death ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, 20th century
Place: ussr, germany, europe, switzerland, britain ...
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The Nutty Professor (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis directed, co-wrote and starred in this riotously funny movie that set a new standard for screen comedy and inspired the hit remake. Lewis plays a timid, nearsighted chemistry teacher who discovers a magical potion that can transform him ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: romance, farce, college, transformation, jekyll and hyde, love, chemistry, mad scientist, coming of age, potion, professor, laboratory ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
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Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The joke's on absent-minded scientist Wayne Szalinski when his troublesome invention shrinks him, his brother and their wives so effectively that their children think they've completely disappeared. Of course, this gives the kids free rein ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, family, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, misfit, nothing goes right, mischievous children, rescue, odd couple, disorder, parents and children, survival ...
Time: year 1997, 90s
Place: usa
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Folks! (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: father son relationship, old age, family relations, hospital, stock broker, dementia, partners, law enforcement, aging, nothing goes right, on the run, elderly ...
Time: 90s
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 5.3
 90K
Flubber (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: family, disney, experiment gone awry, college, robot, slime, inventor, technology, father son relationship, university, goofy hero, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
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Dr. T & the Women (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. Dr. T. worships women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each ...
Style: stylized, satirical, light, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: gynecologist, cheerleader, lesbian, family relations, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, parents and children, runaway, life philosophy, women, twists and turns, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, dallas texas, washington d.c. ...
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Distracted (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about an absent-minded man who works at a advertising company and topples from one problem to another.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, surprise ending ...
Plot: daydreamer, advertising agency, advertising, creativity, family relations, misunderstanding, marketing, mother son relationship, workplace, goofy hero, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france
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Death of a Salesman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make ...
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: elderly, dysfunctional family, mental illness, american dream, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, down on your luck, family in crisis, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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 5.8
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Convicts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Texas writer Horton Foote's touching story set in 1902 features Robert Duvall as Sol, the hardened boss of a sugar plantation who unwittingly becomes a mentor to a young boy named Horace (Lukas Haas), who comes to Sol looking for a way to earn ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, contemplative
Plot: youth, family relations, farm, civil war veteran, swamp, social relations, friends, master and servant, hopes, society, orphan, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century
Place: austin texas, texas, usa
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My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: jewish, infidelity, friendship, divorce, extramarital affair, seduction, sex, adultery, female nudity, unhappiness, gynecological exam, abortion ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.4
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Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: inspirational, humorous, uplifting, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: regret, remote control, workaholic, alternate reality, wish come true, time travel, architect, stopped time, sex scene, dysfunctional family, wish fulfillment, obesity ...
Time: future, near future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, los angeles, new hampshire, usa, new york yankees ...
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Bibi Blocksberg (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In order to save some kids who are about to die in a fire, Bibi, the daughter of a prestigious witch, manages to trigger a heavy rain with her powers. The head of all witches gives her an award called "Crystal Ball", reserved for older ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, semi serious, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: teenage life, curses spells and rituals, witch, magic, parents and children, youth, family relations, children, family, small town life, friendship, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Battle in Heaven (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Belgium, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in Mexico City, Carlos Reygadas's sexually explicit drama centers on a man in turmoil over his past actions. Chauffer Marcos feels compelled to reveal a dark secret to his boss's daughter, Ana, a wealthy woman who works as a prostitute ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, disturbing, art house ...
Plot: double life, extramarital affair, infidelity, redemption, erotica, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, haunted by the past, adultery, hopes, crime gone awry, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico city, latin america, mexico
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Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch ...
Style: entertaining, futuristic, humorous, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: time travel, time machine, changing the past or future, time loop, alternate reality, teenager, sent to the past, inventor, travel, alternate timeline, adventure, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen ...
Time: future, year 2015, 50s, 2010s, 80s ...
Place: california
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The Absent Minded Professor (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hailed as one of Walt Disney's most hilarious comedies, The Absent-Minded Professor contains two essential elements for laughter - Fred MacMurray and Flubber, his gravity-defying formula for flying rubber!
Style: fairy tale, funny, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: disney, college, car, inventor, family, dog, professor, transformation, fight scenes, life philosophy, mentor, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, pentagon
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Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968, to March 12, 1973, on the NBC television network. It was hosted by comedians Dan Rowan and Dick Martin and featured, ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: satire, joke, comedian, goofy hero, odd couple, disorder, silly humor, dancer, social satire, controversy, monologue, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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