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Trusting Beatrice (1992)
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Trusting Beatrice (1992)
Original name: Claude
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Claude (Mark Evan Jacobs) is a hapless blue-collared loser living in Providence, Rhode Island whose life changes for the worse when he is unfairly fired from his job, his girlfriend cheats on him, and his apartment burns down resulting in him falsely arrested for arson. His life take a turn for the positive when he meets and befriends Beatrice (Irène Jacob) an emigrant French woman who cares for a young Cambodian orphan girl. Beatrice moves in with Claude and his dysfunctional family where she persuades him to get his life back on track while both of them slowly fall in love with each other.
Plot: female director, orphan, dysfunctional family, fire, frenchwoman, jail, bad luck
Place: rhode island

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, sexy and twists and turns films with plots about female director, dysfunctional family, family relations, mother daughter relationship, gay, love and adultery mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Trusting Beatrice: Finnegan Begin Again (1985), Chance of a Lifetime (1998), Family (2008), 42 Seconds of Happiness (2016), Break Up Club (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Finnegan Begin Again (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman.
Plot: female director, old age, columnist, widow, newspaper man, husband wife relationship, mortician
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95%
Chance of a Lifetime (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irreverent freelance investigative reporter Tom Maguire hits rock bottom when bigot editor in chief Ivan refuses to print his pieces anymore and his bad back most be operated, but his health insurance just expired. Sympathetic editor Irene Dunbar, ...
Plot: female director, cheating, fake marriage, dinner, syringe, crutches, shower, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After suffering with the dire consequences of being in the closet, a group of lesbian friends forge a pact to deal with the dire consequences of coming out.
Plot: coming of age, gay, female director, lesbian, coming out, african american, gay romance, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
42 Seconds of Happiness (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A circle of thirty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to celebrate the same sex wedding of a member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to behave themselves, a series of surprise plans, unexpected arrivals and exposed secrets ...
Style: cinema verite
Plot: female director, improv
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Break Up Club (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Break Up Club (Chinese: 分手說愛你) is a 2010 Hong Kong romance film starring Jaycee Chan and Fiona Sit. This film revolves around a website that allows users to win back lost loves, so long as they agree to break up another happy couple.
Audience: student film
Plot: female director, urban setting, asian american, asian
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Little Bi Peep (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Down and out, directionless, and without a driver's license, Emma is going nowhere fast and she knows it. The men and women this bisexual enigma has been sleeping with think she's a waitress, an artist or a kindergarten teacher... while in ...
Style: humorous, romantic, sincere, captivating
Plot: bisexual, transvestite, compulsive liar, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, sex shop, loneliness, transsexual, fall in love, lgbt, female director, casual sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Crazy in Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems.
Plot: love, adultery, female director
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.
Plot: female director, con men, middle aged, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, postmodernism
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Signature Move (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A secret new romance with Alma forces Zaynab to confront her complicated relationship with her recently widowed mother. In this coming-of-age Muslim melodrama, Zaynab copes by taking up Lucha-style wrestling.
Plot: wrestling, female director, wrestler, mother daughter relationship, binoculars, lesbian, break up, lawyer, mexican, breakup, stalking, scooter ...
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64%
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 152
Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, lesbian, lesbian interest, cycling, riding a bicycle
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Animal Behavior (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unfunny comedy about a love triangle between a music instructor, and an animal research scientist, and a chimp.
Plot: female director, sign language, ape, monkey, female protagonist, simian fiction, monkey actor, chimpanzee
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Year of Spectacular Men (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the year after graduating college, Izzy struggles to navigate the seemingly incessant failures of adulthood, the reality of a substandard dating pool and a debilitating fear of top-sheets, all in between X-Files marathons. Comically unsuccessful ...
Plot: mother, sister, support, relationships, female director, breakup, overalls, break up, insecurity, depression, drummer, blonde ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Inside Out II (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Playboy does to softcore sex films what HBO's Tales from the Crypt did for horror. Contains the stories: "Mis-apprehended"; "I've Got A Crush On You"; "The Freak"; "There's This Travelling Salesman, ...
Style: anthology
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 47
Perfection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kristabelle, still living with her Mother cuts herself to feel alive. Her Mother, addicted to plastic surgery also cuts herself trying to maintain her youth. Through the help of a pot smoking young lover, a newly sober British stand up comic and ...
Plot: female director, cut, mother daughter relationship, plastic surgery, cutting
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
June Falling Down (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young woman returns home to Wisconsin for her best friend's wedding and the one year anniversary of her father's death.
Plot: female director, drunkenness, selfishness, mishap, getting home, alcohol abuse, grownups, effeminate man, loss of father, doctor, kayak, immaturity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Breakup Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters deal with the death of their father.
Plot: sister, female director, death of father
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Creative Nonfiction (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: College student Ella is completely focused on her ambiguously romantic relationship with her dorm-mate, Chris. She is so consumed by trying to understand his behavior that she's neglecting the screenplay she is supposed to write in order to ...
Plot: female director, sleeping on the floor, college life, dormitory, virgin, college
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 251
Lover Girl (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jake is a 16-year-old girl whose mother left her. She finds her older sister Darlene in L.A., but Darlene turns her away. Darlene's neighbor Marci takes pity on Jake, allowing her to stay over. When Jake discovers that Marci is a manager in a ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female director, youth, prostitution, massage parlor, lolita, teenage prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Einmal Hallig und zurück (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fanny, a reporter specializing in social gossip, unwittingly stumbles upon an environmental scandal involving a powerful politician. When her not very subtle investigations draw too much attention, she is sent to a tiny off shore island for her own ...
Plot: corruption, journalism, female director, reporter, island, environment, scandal, ecology, women
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
We're All Still Here (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two housewives discuss philosophical themes (actually an updated dialogue of Plato and Socrates) while doing the house work, the husband of one of them rehearses his part in a play (reading a 20th century philosophical text about totaliarism) at the ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: female director, theater, housewife, monologue, philosophy, jazz music, philosopher, bourgeoisie, sewing, totalitarianism, jazz
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 371
Baby Bootcamp (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fitness instructor Julia is down on her luck, trying to make her baby boot camp a thriving business. To make ends meet, she becomes a part-time nanny for a single widowed father. Trouble is, she knows nothing about taking care of children.
Plot: picnic, female director, con artists, male friendship, teenager, gift, dinner, kiss, sabotage, father figure, male bonding, in laws ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 17K
Bangalore Days (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A fun roller coaster ride about three young people, Aju, Divya and Kuttan who are cousins, reach Bangalore to dream, discover & explore!
Plot: marriage, motorcycle accident, female director, buddies, racing, troubled past, wheelchair, youth, race, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, malayalam
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.8
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Toss It (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four funny flawed fierce females discover what they don't know: about themselves, their families and Western Civilization.
Style: twists and turns
Plot: wedding, buddha, plot twist, teacher, cheating, best friend, dialogue driven, coin toss, female director, con artists, strong female lead, flirt ...
Place: los angeles, new york, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Short Encounters (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After leaving their native village, Nadia (Nina Ruslanova at her debut) and her friend travel to the big city. Along the way, Nadia gets a job in a tea shop and meets Maxim (Russian icon Vladimir Vysotsky), and she falls in love with him and decides ...
Plot: female director, speech, maid, bureaucracy, homecoming, geologist, construction site, guitar playing, love triangle, flashback, absent husband
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Northern Kingdom (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The lives of three disparate families are illuminated by a meteor shower on a winter night.
Plot: farm, dysfunctional family, stepfather, psychology, female director, psychologist
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 8K
Good Dick (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, true love, misfit, unlikely couple, human nature, looking for love, fall in love, introspection, dysfunctional family, romance, family relations, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
L.A. Superheroes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Helena, a beautiful immigrant actress/model, way too old for modeling and too old for acting without credits finally lands a big job but overseas. Out of desperation and advice of her LA friends she commits a federal fraud to get her traveling ...
Plot: female director, green card, arrest, betrayal, modeling, immigration, passport, cheating
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 140
Inside Out (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Playboy does to softcore sex films what HBO's Tales from the Crypt did for horror. Contains the stories: "Brush Strokes"; "Shrink Rap"; "Doubletalk"; "The Leda"; "My Secret Moments"; "Life ...
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, body painting, erotic fantasy, dual identity, female masturbation, seduction, nipples, bare breasts, poetry, female nudity, breaking the fourth wall, spacecraft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 2K
Fatso (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dominick has always been a big kid who loved eating. It was his favourite thing. Then his cousin dies from health complications due to a lack of exercise and improper diet. Antoinette, Dominick's sister, makes him promise to see a diet doctor ...
Style: humorous, suspense, semi serious, biting, funny ...
Plot: family relations, diet, satire, romance, obsessive quest, love and romance, support group, couples, parents and children, obesity, female director, food ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%