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The Crisis (1992)
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The Crisis (1992)
Original name: La crise
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Victor finds out one morning that his wife had left him and that she had forgotten to at least buy milk for the Kids, he finds that things can only get worse. Having also been fired from his job on the very same day, he ends up searching through a list of friends and family for someone who will listen to his grief and give some advice. The only person who does give him attention is a rather clumsy and not too intelligent street pauper called Michou. Victor finds Michou irritating and only finally comes to see him in a positive light when he starts to realise that his insensitivity to those closest to him has been major reason for all his troubles.
Style: humorous, biting, suspense, realistic, semi serious
Plot: unsupportive friend, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, self discovery, satire, hopes, family problems, optimism, parents separation, disorder, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, down on your luck, job, female director, money, lawyer, friendship, racism, marriage, brother sister relationship, couples, loss of job, family abandonment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to The Crisis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children and female director mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Crisis: Three Men and a Cradle (1985), Happiness Is in the Field (1995), The Ultimate Accessory (2013), A House of Your Dreams (2006), My New Gun (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, grownups, disorder, buddies, parents and children, self discovery, couples, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, friends, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
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95%
Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, disorder, lookalikes, crumbling marriage, buddies, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hidden identity, unfulfillment, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: biting, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Plot: celebrity culture, disorder, family problems, life turned upside down, couples, family relations, family in crisis, adoption, couple relations, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, couples, couple relations, family problems, domestic disturbance, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, silly humor, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: realistic, biting, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, criminal heroes, unsupportive spouse, suburban life, unfulfillment, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, twentysomething life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, human nature, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, friends, couples, unfulfillment, female director, trousers, cellist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An irreverent comedy is set in motion when Leon Geller, a sensitive Jewish boy from London, accidentally learns that his is the product of artificial insemination.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: satire, farm, life turned upside down, parents and children, fish out of water, culture clash, self discovery, family life, profanity, strong sexual content, breeding, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Together Is Too Much (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Imagine, if you will, a somewhat contented married woman finding out her husband's infidelity during the celebration of a birthday party. That is what happens to Marie-France, when her husband, Henri, pulls out panties from his pocket to be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, couples, parent getting married, uninvited guest, family relations, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, unhappiness, grandmother granddaughter relationship, mother in law, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, introspection, romance, buddies, couple relations, couples, disorder, lifestyle, nothing goes right, friendship, marriage, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, sincere, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, hopes, society, optimism, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
An Italian Name (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paolo and his wife are waiting a baby and deciding his name, but it seems that Paolo's family and friends don't really like the chosen name.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: family gatherings, family problems, family relations, couples, friendship, pregnancy, disorder, ego clash, under the surface, friends, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, clever, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, estrangement, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, communication problem, family relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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August 15th (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three men are abandonned by their wives for a few days in the summer holidays. They are alone with five kids to feed and a house to maintain. And they will learn what they did wrong with their wives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, self discovery, family relations, disorder, life turned upside down, buddies, introspection, fish out of water, parents and children, friends, ocean or sea, couples ...
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Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
La Belle verte (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As part of an intergalactic coalition, a well-meaning space alien volunteers to bring a message of self-actualization and harmony with nature to the one planet rejected by all her peers as incorrigible: Earth.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Chaos (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, light, witty, humorous ...
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Place: europe, paris france, france, geneva switzerland, marseille ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mama, There's a Man in Your Bed (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A company president gets framed with a food-poisoning scandal and the only person who can help him is the evening cleaning-woman, who always seems to be at the right place at the right time.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, interracial relations, society, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, family relations, love affair, vengeance, social differences ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Paparazzi (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Franck shows up in a gossip magazine photo behind a brawling TV star at a football match.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: paparazzi, photographer, celebrity, magazine, lifestyle, disorder, media satire, celebrity culture, relationship vs career, friendship, media, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Do Not Disturb (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Michel, who's crazy about jazz, has just found a rare album that he dreams of quietly listening to in his living room. But the world seems to have conspired against him: his wife chooses this moment to divulge an ill-timed revelation, his adult ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: couples, family relations, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, parents and children, disorder, married couple, marriage, infidelity, medical, collector, jazz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Apprentices (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn nasty, however, when the pair are caught burgling the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, witty, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, partners, buddies, nothing goes right, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, bittersweet, friends, dull life, martial arts, down on your luck, male nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy newlywed marriage counselor's views on wedded bliss get thrown for a loop when she finds out her parents are getting divorced.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, true love, love and romance, renewed love, couples, family relations, family problems, parents separation, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, in laws ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Slightly Pregnant Man (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marco Mazzetti (Marcello Mastroianni), a driving instructor, lives with his wife Irène (Catherine Deneuve) and their young. After a series of dizzy spells, he goes to the doctor and discovers that he is four-month pregnant. Marco then becomes ...
Style: suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: urban, farce, parents and children, switching roles, self discovery, pregnancy, miraculous event, satire, gender, babies and infants, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Camping (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Michel Saint-Josse is on his way to Spain where he hopes to spend a stress-free holiday in a luxury hotel with his teenage daughter Vanessa. When his car breaks down near a camping, Michel accepts the offer of help from an extrovert ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, camp, beach, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, resort, fish out of water, buddies, snobbism, vacation, camping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ⇓
34%
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Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, performer's life, rivalry, lifestyle, celebrity culture, dull life, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, infidelity, disorder, couples, dishonesty, adultery, adulterer, easter, breasts, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Three Brothers (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three half-brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral. After being told of their inheritance they quickly spend the money, only to find out that they will not receive it after all. The men grow closer while deciding how to proceed.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, light ...
Plot: on the run, family problems, family relations, disorder, charity, partners, cons and scams, inheritance, trial, money, brother brother relationship, brotherhood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 780
Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, midlife crisis, disorder, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Cost of Living (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Une héritière qui n'arrive pas à hériter, un radin qui ne peut rien dépenser, un petit garçon qui trouve un billet dans la rue, un restaurateur prodigue qui ne fait que donner... Tels sont, entre autres, les personnages de ce film ...
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: rich and poor, looking for love, satire, workplace, love and romance, romance, workplace situations, human nature, society, bankruptcy, generosity, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, tennis, friends, love and romance, buddies, couple relations, nothing goes right, love affair, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%