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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: 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, unsupportive friend, money, lawyer, friendship, racism, marriage, brother sister relationship, couples, loss of job, family abandonment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about couples, disorder, family relations, couple relations, nothing goes right, parents and children and female director mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Crisis: Three Men and a Cradle (1985), La Belle verte (1996), The Ultimate Accessory (2013), Happiness Is in the Field (1995), A House of Your Dreams (2006). 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, grownups, disorder, buddies, self discovery, parents and children, couples, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, friends, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
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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: thought provoking, humorous, captivating, light, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: utopia, human nature, spirituality, society, nature, family, ecology, space and aliens, environmental issue, peaceful mission, nothing goes right, alien encounter ...
Place: europe, paris france
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, feel good ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, adoption, disorder, family in crisis, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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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: offbeat, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, couples, lookalikes, once in a lifetime opportunity, friends, hidden identity, crumbling marriage, disorder, family problems, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, family problems, couples, domestic disturbance, couple relations, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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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: semi serious, cynical, realistic, offbeat, dark humor ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, betrayal, society, unfulfillment, infidelity, couples, social decay, family problems, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
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Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
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Place: france, europe
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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, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, farm, parents and children, fish out of water, culture clash, self discovery, family life, nothing goes right, profanity, life turned upside down, strong sexual content, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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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, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, couples, friends, unfulfillment, female director, car accident, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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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
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Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
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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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, hopes, society, optimism, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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An Italian Name (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, family problems, disorder, friendship, pregnancy, ego clash, couples, under the surface, friends, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, suspense ...
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Place: paris france, france, europe
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August 15th (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Duration: 109 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Place: france, paris france
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, biting ...
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Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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A Slightly Pregnant Man (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, cynical ...
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Place: france, paris france, europe
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35%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, surprise ending
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, buddies, love and romance, parents and children, infidelity, family relations, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty ...
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Place: france, paris france
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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The Cost of Living (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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