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Season's Beatings (1999)
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Season's Beatings (1999)
Original name: La bûche
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the mistress for the past 12 years of a man who will never leave his wife; Milla, the youngest, acerbic, lonesome. Christmas was when they learned their parents were divorcing 25 years ago. Over the next few days, yuletide depression, Louba's pregnancy, Sonia's crumbling marriage, Stanislas's overtures to Yvette, and Milla's attraction to the man who's her father's rent-free lodger lead each one to re-examine self, family, and hopes. Is renewal possible?
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, restaurant, romance, family relations, couple relations, performer's life, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, family life, infidelity, looking for love, fall in love, nightclub, midlife crisis, cabaret, suburbs, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, family gatherings, lifestyle, suburban life, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, parents and children and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Season's Beatings: Change of Plans (2009), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), The Daytrippers (1996), Family Resemblances (1996), Tellement proches (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, couple relations, love triangle, midlife crisis, infidelity, disorder, couples, uninvited guest, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, introspection, love affair, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, couples, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
...And They Lived Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Is love compatible with coupledom? And what of freedom and fidelity? These are some of the questions facing two married men.
Style: witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, love, friendship, marriage, infidelity, pregnancy, battle of the sexes, love affair, introspection, lifestyle, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, adultery, on the road, brawl, drunkenness, rooftop, chance meeting, suburbs, infidelity, overbearing, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: witty, talky, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, husband wife relationship, family history, irony, hypocrisy, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, couple relations, introspection, parents and children, family life, family problems, family relations, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, siblings relations, uninvited guest, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, family gatherings, family problems, interracial relations, couples, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Mother Likes Women (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Sofia introduces her three adult daughters to her new lover who is their age and happens to be a woman. The women, in particular Elvira find it extremely difficult to accept their mothers sudden apparent sexual reversal. The news pushes the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, lesbian, youth, romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, gender bending, parents and children, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Orchestra Seats (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: pianist, friendship, waitress, reconciliation, lifestyle, fall in love, couples, artists and showbiz, romance, collector, couple relations, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bed & Board (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Parisian everyman Antoine Doinel has married his sweetheart Christine Darbon, and the newlyweds have set up a cozy domestic life of selling flowers and giving violin lessons while Antoine fitfully works on his long-gestating novel. As Christine ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, divorce, married couple, romance, culture clash, couple relations, human nature, couples, love and romance, dysfunctional couple, music teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
You Can Thank Me Later (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this Canadian comedy-drama, Shirley Cooperberg heads a Montreal Jewish family. During her husband's operation, her brood arrives at the hospital -- failed writer Eli, neurotic Susan, and successful theatrical producer Edward. An onslaught of ...
Style: sincere, clever, witty, humorous, touching ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, clergy, crumbling marriage, golden years, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, writer's life, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 837
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family problems, elderly, college, parents and children, love and romance, family life, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 12K
Hanging Up (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hospital, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family problems, terminal illness, hopes, single parent, parents and children, looking for love, family gatherings, family life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 2000s, year 1988, 1990s ...
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, journalism, actor's life, couple relations, relationship vs career, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, male female relationship, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
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Mariages ! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, obsession, love and romance, family gatherings, parents and children, lovers reunited, love affair, wooing, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, father daughter relationship, family drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Farewell, Home Sweet Home (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nicholas is the eldest son of a wealthy suburban family, whose businesswoman mother makes deals from a helicopter and has an affair with her business partner. His cheerful, alcoholic father, on the other hand, is reduced to a prisoner in his room ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, cafe, family relations, lifestyle, single parent, human nature, pregnancy, suburbs, society, love and romance, family business, suburban life ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Same Old Song (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, UK, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Odile is a business executive looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille has just completed her doctoral thesis in history and is a Paris tour guide. Simon is a regular on Camille's tours because he's attracted to her. ...
Style: humorous, clever, sentimental, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, tour guide, depression, artists and showbiz, couple relations, fall in love, old love, couples, family relations, bittersweet, show tunes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.7
 8K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, puberty, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 9K
Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, fall in love, introspection, writer's life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 6K
Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: neurotic, humorous, witty, talky, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, mother son relationship, family life, midlife crisis, looking for love, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lifestyle, single parent, youth, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, realistic, satirical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, nothing goes right, family problems, disorder, family life, self discovery, couple relations, lifestyle, eccentric family, down on your luck, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.4
 5K
Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.8
 12K
Paris (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: dancer, family relations, romance, friendship, city life, fall in love, artist, transplant, dance, dancing, death, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Plot: elderly, disorder, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, life turned upside down, family relations, step siblings, siblings relations, pregnancy, golden years, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 684
Actrices (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Comédienne hantée par son rôle de Nathalia Petrovna, l'héroïne de la pièce de Tourguéniev Un Mois à la campagne qu'elle répète difficilement, Marcelline tente de noyer ses angoisses dans une piscine sur un air de Glenn Miller. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, actor's life, family relations, theater, parents and children, lifestyle, theatre director, rivalry, friendship, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, family gatherings, parents and children, relationship vs career, eccentric family, human nature, family relations, couples, siblings relations, family in crisis, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bye Bye Blondie (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bye Bye Blondie tells the tale of Gloria and Frances, who first met when they were both patients in the same psychiatric hospital back in the 1980s, and decided to run away together. At the time their love affair was defined by youthful intensity. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, gloomy
Plot: lovers reunited, lesbian relationship, romance, family problems, social differences, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, mentally unstable, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: clever, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, pregnancy, feminism, self discovery, friendship, dysfunctional family, elderly, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenager, high school, romance, love and romance, youth, teenage life, fall in love, looking for love, society, family problems, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%