Movies like Chaos 2001

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Chaos (2001)
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Chaos (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her resurrection-then for her dignity and freedom. Stormy encounters for everyone involved.
Style: touching, semi serious, light, witty, humorous, sentimental, offbeat, realistic, dramatic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, redemption, human nature, life is a bitch, vengeance, starting over, society, woman in danger, social relations, storytelling, mentor, unlikely friendships, prejudice, sex slavery, culture clash, brutality, satire, manipulation, sexual abuse, prostitute, misfit, couple relations, injustice, couples, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, paris france, france, marseille, geneva switzerland, california

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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 friendship, friends, society, culture clash, mentor, life philosophy and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Chaos: A Housekeeper (2002), Samba (2014), Odette Toulemonde (2006), The Gilded Cage (2013), Looking for Miguel (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
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Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, illegal immigrant, society, betrayal, fake identity, culture clash, interracial relations, survival, love story, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, optimism, new love, fan, department store, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, strong female presence, door ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hotel, retirement home, elderly lovers, elderly, friendship, aging, disorder, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, london
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The Gilded Cage (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the beautiful area of ​​Paris, Maria and José Ribeiro lived for almost thirty years on the ground floor of a Haussmann building, in their dear little lodge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: inheritance, nothing goes right, family life, family problems, homecoming, couples, disorder, society, friendship, couple relations, getting home, concierge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Looking for Miguel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy Columbian politician blinded by his own privilege is forced to walk a mile in the shoes of the people he despises most after falling victim to a violent attack and subsequently losing his memory. Miguel was a man of fine stock, a ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, bleak ...
Plot: life turned upside down, haunted by the past, starting over, memory loss, friendship, society, social differences, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, social relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, love affair, family relations, strong female presence, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: isolation, farm, friendship, starting over, fish out of water, odd couple, elderly, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, disorder, change in lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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 ⇓
75%
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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: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, elderly, bittersweet, golden years, friends, heart attack, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, humorous, realistic, witty, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, uninvited guest, midlife crisis, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love triangle, infidelity, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Cookie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adeline's Chinese housekeeper suddenly disappears, leaving behind a little boy who doesn't speak a word of French. Helped by her sister, she takes care of the child and proceeds to locate the mother.
Style: semi serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: deportation, society, immigrants, hopes, getting home, escapades, siblings relations, redemption, youth, family relations, dealing with death, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, biting, suspense
Plot: life turned upside down, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, injustice, wrongfully committed, satire, loss of job, husband wife relationship, mental institution, taxi driver, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Me and My Sister (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of two sisters, one from the country with simpler attitudes who comes to stay for a short while with her sophisticated sister who lives in the big city.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, dull life, parents and children, breaking point, sibling relationship, luxury, sibling rivalry, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, optimism, strong female presence, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Angels' Share (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
Style: feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: whiskey, petty criminal, community service, working class, moral dilemma, going straight, business venture, crimes, fish out of water, thief, society, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland, london ...
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71%
Bread and Chocolate (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Italian immigrant tries to become a member of Swiss society but fails as a waiter and even as a chicken plucker. He then becomes involved with shady wealthy character and tries to hide his Italian identity. He refuses to give up no matter how awful ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, reflective, melancholic ...
Plot: immigrants, bittersweet, culture clash, snobbism, friends, misfit, human nature, society, injustice, life is a bitch, rich and poor, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland, europe, italy, australia, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 12K
Bagdad Cafe (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: desert, motel, friendship, starting over, tourist, social relations, fish out of water, wilderness, female protagonist, character study, transformation, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, nevada, germany, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.1
 208K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workplace, mentor, unlikely friendships, workplace situations, elderly, office, life philosophy, fashion, family, intern, prejudice, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
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68%
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Micmacs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers. Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, absurd, light, atmospheric ...
Plot: misfit, lifestyle change, friendship, homeless, goofy hero, odd, financial problem, injury, teamwork, eccentricity, acrobat, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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68%
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Crush (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three 40-something women in a small English town meet weekly for a ritual of gin, cigarettes, and sweets -- and swapped stories arguing which of them has the most pathetic love life. Kate is headmistress at the local school; her best friends are the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, friendship, romance, looking for love, fall in love, female friendship, couple relations, human nature, midlife crisis, pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, london, san francisco
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67%
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The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship with Hélène,his girlfriend, who is beginning to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, workplace, culture clash, power relations, meet the parents, religions or cults, family relations, dishonesty, dealer, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, bittersweet, couples, couple relations, friends, strong female presence, realism, weekend, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, small town, life is a bitch, suicide, haunted by the past, family relations, siblings relations, depression, midlife crisis, loneliness, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Wonderful Times (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famille qu'il couvre de ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, disorder, partners, society, unlikely criminals, crimes, misfit partners, dishonesty, misfit, poverty, unemployment, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
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66%
My Piece of the Pie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: France, a factory worker, lives with her three daughters in Dunkirk. The factory where she worked has been closed, leaving France and all of her workmates without a job. She decides to go to Paris to look for work. There she finds a cleaning job at ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: unemployment, social differences, power relations, culture clash, working class, life is a bitch, rich and poor, job seeking, society, maid, parents separation, lovers apart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, london, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Coup de torchon (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 1938 in the french West Africa, Lucien Cordier is a weak and corrupted policeman despised by the local bad boys. His wife is openly cheating on him and he hasn't got any self-respect anymore. But when comes the occasion, his revenge will be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, french noir ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, serial killer, pimp, voyeur, racism, culture clash, crimes, crime, police corruption, love and romance, village life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938, pre world war two
Place: africa, california
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66%
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or ...
Style: stylized, talky, atmospheric, witty, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, alienation, new wave, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, postmodernism, disorder, twentysomething life, unlikely criminals, city life, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, lifestyle change, french, culture clash, disability, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, starting over, handicapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of the wilderness it has become. The gardener happens to be a ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, talky ...
Plot: friendship, breakup, painter, crumbling relationship, friends, starting over, village, village life, unfulfillment, performer's life, friendship between men, nerd ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, southern france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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