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When the Cat's Away (1996)
 6.8
 3K
When the Cat's Away (1996)
Original name: Chacun cherche son chat
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an arrangement with the elderly Madame Renée (Renée Le Calm), who often watches over other peoples' cats and dogs. However, when Chloe comes back, Madame Renée tells her that unfortunately the cat has been lost, and the unlucky owner goes on a search for her dear animal friend. While looking for the cat, she meets many colorful characters who populate the neighborhood.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching, clever, semi serious, melancholic, talky, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, friends, romance, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, looking for love, fall in love, suburbs, human nature, urban, couples, introspection, gays and lesbians, city life, loneliness, drinking, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), dog, dancing, lesbian, painter ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, tokyo

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Most similar movies to When the Cat's Away

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, love, couple relations, fall in love and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like When the Cat's Away: Amelie (2001), Russian Dolls (2005), Paris (2008), Euro Pudding (2002), Rendezvous in Paris (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 683K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: touching, feel good, stylized, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, fall in love, optimism, existentialism, social relations, looking for love, love, life, love and romance, lifestyle change, weirdo, shyness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 19K
Russian Dolls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lesbian, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, love triangle, writer's life, understanding, old love, model, birthday, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 11K
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, city life, fall in love, friendship, transplant, artist, death, dance, dancing, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 39K
Euro Pudding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: roommate, friendship, youth, college life, infidelity, prejudice, french, student, travel, love triangle, lifestyle, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three stories of love and coincidence around the theme of dates in Paris.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, urban, youth, couples, looking for love, dishonesty, wooing, city life, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, lyon, tahiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 13K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, immigrants, starting over, fall in love, old love, longing, couples, family problems, parents and children, separated parents, frenchman abroad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she has to believe in something, if not in someone.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: judaism, love affair, culture clash, youth, looking for love, couples, society, fall in love, love and romance, spirituality, family relations, jewish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, stereotypes, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, best friends, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, couples, looking for love, comedy of errors, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couple relations, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, fall in love, misfit, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: sentimental, light, sweet, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, single, cliche, thirtysomething life, loneliness, dating, hung over, language barrier, anniversary, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, new york, france, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Perfect Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michel dreams of a perfect meeting with the woman of his dreams, entirely due to chance, as his parents and grandparents experienced. Vincent, Michel's contrast, is completely different. He is more the man of the direct approach and he follows ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, looking for love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, friendship between men, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddies, friends, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 2K
Dog Park (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to another man. His attraction to a kid's TV show hostess goes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pets, city life, singleness, twentysomething life, romance, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, couples, wooing, tv show, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 4K
Happenstance (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet?
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, coincidence, love and romance, couples, couple relations, chance meeting, chaos, museum, stranger, old woman, chaos and mayhem, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 998
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, countryside, friendship, on the road, couples, buddies, disorder, misfit, society, fish out of water, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, galicia, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 6K
Jet Lag (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: airport, cooking and food, romance, opposites attract, fish out of water, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, misfit, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, mexico, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, looking for love, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, love and romance, romance, french, single mother, mother daughter relationship, urban, male female relationship, kiss, advertising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, montmartre paris, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, artsy, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, sexual relations, fish out of water, romance, society, lifestyle, french, relationship problems, sex, vacation, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, fall in love, couple relations, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 3K
After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, compassionate, light, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, fall in love, love triangle, love, nothing goes right, romance, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, rescue, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Smiling Fish & Goat on Fire (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two brothers share a house in LA's Fairfax district: Tony's a feckless actor, Chris is an accountant. Both are in relationships on rocky ground. As these emotions swirl, Tony meets his US Postal Service letter carrier, a single mom named ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: accountant, friendship, romance, family relations, parents and children, musician's life, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, couple relations, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A day in the life of two film-school students trying to find love and another house-mate.
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: university, love triangle, college, fall in love, college life, lifestyle, romance, sexual relations, couple relations, youth, roommate, campus ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, childhood friend, best friend, dating, neighbor, support group, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 77
So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: fall in love, singleness, love and romance, romance, best friends, urban, lifestyle, family relations, friends, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
All Over the Guy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A contemporary romantic comedy exploring the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance.
Style: feel good, sentimental, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, friends, love, alcohol abuse, opposites attract, looking for love, odd couple, wedding, gay friend, sex, storytelling, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 11K
Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, profanity, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.5
 4K
Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, matchmaking, starting over, human nature, midlife crisis, parents and children, wedding, women, french countryside, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, paris france, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: multiple storylines, romance, looking for love, opposites attract, love affair, fall in love, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, dancing, taxi driver, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, dating, loneliness, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, romance, new love, city life, couple relations, human nature, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%