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White Night Wedding (2008)
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White Night Wedding (2008)
Original name: Brúðguminn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jon, a middle-aged professor is going to get married tomorrow, for the second time, to one of his ex-students half his age. But it's not all roses. First, there's his cranky mother-in-law-to-be who violently opposes the marriage and who demands repayment of Jon's loan before the wedding night. Second, his plans to build a golf course on the little island of Flatey where they live aren't going at all to plan. Third, his extremely drunk best man is on the loose without any shoes and lastly, the continual presence of his emotional first wife is haunting his every move. When the guests start flocking to the island, Jon starts getting cold feet. After a very long night of drinking and thinking, will Jon be able to make it to the church on time?
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: island, family relations, couple relations, teachers and students, love and romance, family life, starting over, hopes, love affair, couples, buddies, family feud, eccentric family, unlikely couple, power relations, bittersweet, sexual content, sex, wedding, female nudity, male female relationship, church, golf, male nudity, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about couples, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, infidelity and love affair mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like White Night Wedding: I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009), The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008), The Sea (2002), The Seagull's Laughter (2001), All Together (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, couples, family life, love affair, love and romance, sexual content, family relations, couple relations, love, infidelity, nightclub singer, aunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, couples, homecoming, hopes, family problems, love and romance, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, estrangement, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Sea (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wealthy, aging patriarch Thordur assembles his scattered heirs in his remote Icelandic fishing village to discuss the future of the family fishery. But bringing everyone together unleashes a storm of long-repressed dark family secrets.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, fisherman, family life, family gatherings, favoritism among siblings, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, family business, small town, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Seagull's Laughter (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or slighted her. She moves in with an aunt and socialist ...
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, realistic
Plot: love affair, social differences, fish out of water, couples, parents and children, family relations, homecoming, culture clash, misfit, society, romance, domineering mother ...
Time: 50s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, heart attack, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
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Mullet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: offbeat, talky, sincere, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, homecoming, hopes, family problems, eccentric family, love and romance, family life, prodigy, family relations, parents and children, bittersweet, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 4K
Empties (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Czech literature teacher Josef Tkaloun, who is past retirement age, realises one day that he no longer understands his pupils, and so he quits… dramatically. What he does not predict is that in doing this he will lose his sense of place in society.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, hopes, dishonesty, starting over, couples, friends, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, friendship, husband wife relationship, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: prague, czech republic, europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 566
Learners (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Bev is a downtrodden housewife who's failed her driving test eight times, having only been instructed by her impatient husband Ian. After registering with a driving school, she develops a crush on her instructor, Chris.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: learning to drive, power relations, family relations, money raising, couple relations, teachers and students, couples, workplace romance, workplace, fall in love, love and romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, family relations, couple relations, couples, family life, infidelity, romance, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, love, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Misfortunates (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 13-year-old Gunther Strobbe grows up surrounded by alcohol, trash and his completely useless father and uncles. Slowly but surely, he's being prepared for the same hapless life. Can he defy his destiny?
Style: semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, drinking contest, family life, siblings relations, family relations, youth, eccentric family, teenage life, male bonding, unwanted pregnancy, coming of age, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: life turned upside down, unlikely couple, introspection, couples, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, romance, disorder, fall in love, hopes, dogma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
When the Sea Rises (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An actress, who goes all over rural France with her monologe "Sex and Crime", meets and falls in love with a man, since that moment starts helping him in his plays.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: opposites attract, starting over, family life, love affair, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, on the road, family relations, ocean or sea, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, flanders, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 733
Beeswax (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A marvelous new film from Andrew Bujalski, one of the brightest stars in indie film, Beeswax revolves around the personal and professional entanglements of twin sisters Jeannie and Lauren – played by extraordinary newcomers Tilly and Maggie ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: twins, disability, rivalry, misfit, love affair, love and romance, hopes, family relations, workplace intrigue, siblings relations, legal action, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, kenya, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, fall in love, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 2K
The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sex talk, bittersweet, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Price Check (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family life, family relations, boss and employee, couples, workplace, ambition, workplace romance, career woman, extramarital affair, dishonesty, infidelity, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Another Happy Day (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics.
Style: semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: estate, eccentric family, disorder, nothing goes right, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, wedding, family relations, remarry, getting along ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 2K
Kamome Diner (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Where are we welcome? On a quiet street in Helsinki, Sachie has opened a diner featuring rice balls. For a month she has no customers. Then, in short order, she has her first customer, meets Midori, a gangly Japanese tourist, and invites her to stay ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, starting over, hopes, love and romance, cooking and food, small business, feminism, diner, single woman, dangerous animal, friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: elderly, family relations, power relations, teachers and students, social relations, village life, parents and children, aging, estrangement, village
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 818
Passenger Side (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two brothers spend the day driving around Los Angeles county looking for the meaning of their lives, or cheap street drugs, depending on who you happen to believe.
Style: touching, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, looking for love, on the road, sexual content, siblings relations, road trip, brother brother relationship, escapades, love and romance, unfulfillment, rock, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Great Wilderness (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charlie's (screenwriter Alastair Mackenzie) wife has left him for a successful pop star, and he wants revenge. He sets out for Scotland's Isle of Skye, where he will burn down the star's mansion. In a cafe, he meets Vincente (Jonny ...
Style: dark humor, gloomy, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: couples, human nature, buddies, love and romance, crimes, family problems, on the road, bittersweet, celebrity culture, vengeance, friends, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 811
It's My Turn (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A successful but stressed mathematics professor (Clayburgh) goes to her father's wedding and falls in love with her father's bride's son (Douglas), a prematurely retired pro baseball player. She must choose between him and her current ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: singleness, family relations, sport team, ambition, couples, looking for love, feminism, family life, bittersweet, infidelity, love triangle, power relations ...
Time: future
Place: new york, bronx new york city, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: uplifting, witty, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: church, beach, vandalism, wedding, marriage, reunion, bittersweet, friendship, addiction, couple relations, friends, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 567
Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, fall in love, on the road, introspection, human nature, looking for love, best friends, hopes, parents and children, family business, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shirley has important news for her family, but she has five grown children with different lifestyles and finds it difficult to get them and the kids all together. So in steps Madea, the Matriarch General, to put the family's life in perspective ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, family gatherings, family life, family problems, siblings relations, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, family relations, terminal illness, profanity, strong female presence, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Jumping the Broom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, meet the parents, family tradition, family feud, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, culture clash, class differences, romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, sexual, sexy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, family problems, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, strong female presence, best friends, suburbs, unfulfillment, jealous spouse, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Odette Toulemonde (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Objectively, Odette Toulemonde has nothing to be happy about, but is. Balthazar Balsan has everything to be happy about, but isn’t. Odette, awkwardly forty, with a delightful hairdresser son and a daughter bogged down in adolescence, spends her ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, optimism, new love, fan, department store, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, strong female presence, couples, door ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 3K
Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, couples, on the road, reunion, breakup, strong female presence, cross country, hotel room, argument, misanthrope, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Boys Life 4: Four Play (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The latest installment in this series of gay short films.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: love affair, love and romance, office, coming out, looking for sex, self discovery, looking for love, couples, gender, elevator, bittersweet, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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