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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, unlikely couple, eccentric family, family feud, power relations, female nudity, male female relationship, church, golf, boat, gay slur, professor, outdoor sex, fiance fiancee relationship, wedding ceremony ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, family life and family problems mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like White Night Wedding: The Seagull's Laughter (2001), The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008), The Sea (2002), Learners (2007), I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious
Plot: fish out of water, couples, village, homecoming, social differences, society, misfit, love affair, love and romance, romance, parents and children, village life ...
Time: 50s
Place: iceland, europe
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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: realistic, touching, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: estrangement, homecoming, family life, family problems, couples, eccentric family, love and romance, dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, hopes, couple relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: realistic, biting, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, fisherman, loss of daughter, family business, homecoming, family gatherings, life is a bitch, siblings relations, golden years, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.5
 551
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: learning to drive, couple relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, teachers and students, workplace, money raising, family relations, power relations, couples, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: aunt, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, couples, family life, eccentric family, drugs/alcohol, family relations, r&b ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, homecoming, family relations, starting over, small town life, couples, family problems, prodigy, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, witty ...
Plot: twins, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, love affair, couple relations, workplace intrigue, hopes, legal action, misfit, couples, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, usa, texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: aging, village, elderly, teachers and students, village life, parents and children, power relations, social relations, family relations, estrangement
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Duration: 116 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Empties (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Thing About My Folks (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Colombian Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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It's My Turn (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: witty, sentimental, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: greek, down on your luck, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, restaurant, starting over, family business, life turned upside down, family relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 821
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
When the Sea Rises (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, gloomy, humorous, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%