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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, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, cult film
Plot: job, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, self discovery, family problems, down on your luck, satire, optimism, nothing goes right, disorder, crumbling marriage, hopes, parents separation, lawyer, money, friendship, racism, couples, brother sister relationship, loss of job, family abandonment, marriage, mother child relationship, racial stereotype ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Crisis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, family problems and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Music 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), A Spot of Bother (2009). 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, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, buddies, disorder, grownups, self discovery, parents and children, life turned upside down, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, babysitting, delivery, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris 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, humorous ...
Plot: missing person, mistaken identity, body swapping, best friend, twins, buddies, life is a bitch, dishonesty, hidden identity, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspense, light ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, adoption, couple relations, life turned upside down, family in crisis, disorder, coming of age, celebrity culture, female nudity, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: husband wife relationship, nothing goes right, family life, couple relations, family problems, domestic disturbance, couples, countryside, family in crisis, house, silly humor, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: disorder, elderly, nothing goes right, parents and children, dysfunctional family, gay, family problems, estrangement, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, romance, introspection, buddies, couple relations, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, marriage, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, society, hopes, estrangement, optimism, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, women, atmosphere ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: farm, satire, nothing goes right, family relations, life turned upside down, dark humor, disorder, breeding, culture clash, strong sexual content, self discovery, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: suspense, humorous, realistic, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, hot and sexy, neighbor, infidelity, suburbs, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, lifestyle, suburban life, dark humor, twentysomething life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, fish out of water, introspection, parents and children, life turned upside down, friends, disorder, buddies, ocean, nudism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: photographer, magazine, celebrity, paparazzi, disorder, nothing goes right, lifestyle, blind ambition, media, starting over, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, witty, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, family problems, friendship, pregnancy, disorder, couples, ego clash, parents and children, family life, family, kids and family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspense, surreal, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, extramarital affair, performer's life, bittersweet, estrangement, communication problem, family relations, disorder, society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, cynical, biting ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, interracial relations, family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, dark humor, youth, parents and children, couples, eccentric family, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fish out of water, misfit, infidelity, social relations, rich and poor, social differences, couples, disorder, love and romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: children, interracial relations, working class, interracial marriage, prison, intrigue, child, couples, disorder, family relations, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: couples, uninvited guest, parent getting married, family relations, couple relations, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, grandmother granddaughter relationship, unhappiness, mother son relationship, parents separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, rich and poor, satire, generosity, bankruptcy, romance, society, workplace, love and romance, human nature, workplace situations, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teacher, lodger, romance, job seeking, nothing goes right, fall in love, disorder, friends, friendship, rivalry, blonde, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Disco (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Endetté jusqu'au cou dans une affaire de water bed, Didier Travolta, 40 ans, vit au Havre dans le quartier populaire du Grand Large chez sa maman : Madame Graindorge. Il reçoit une lettre de la mère de son fils Brian, 8 ans, qui vit en ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: disco, dancer's life, follow your dream, rise and fall, ambition, self discovery, best friends, buddies, love and romance, contests and competitions, society, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Weddings and Other Disasters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Romantically disillusioned woman finds herself organising her sister's wedding. Cue romantic mismatching and shenanigans...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, event planner, couples, introspection, self discovery, disorder, strong female presence, marriage, arranged marriage, singleness, hopes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, florence
⇓ 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: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, buddies, love and romance, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Elvis Gratton II: Miracle ? Memphis (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Elvis Gratton, dead for three days, came back to life. First man to revive 2,000 years, it is slowly recuperating from her experience in the hospital. Accompanied by his friend and brother-Meo, he left then relax in the countryside. There he was ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film
Plot: farce, disorder, society, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, miraculous event, reincarnation, showbiz, elvis impersonator, talking car, impostor, musician ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: camp, friendship, beach, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder, family relations, resort, fish out of water, snobbism, husband wife relationship, vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: love and romance, family relations, friends, fall in love, friendship, romance, lifestyle, best friends, dishonesty, cons and scams, couples, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, battle of the sexes, family relations, fish out of water, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, dull life, family problems, disorder, parents and children, family life, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.4
 105
French Dolls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Louise, Sam, Lili. Three women who don't know each other but whom will be forced to meet, get together, and compare themselves to each other by the wild will of evolution.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, couples, couple relations, family relations, starting over, family life, disorder, best friends, strong female presence, hopes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
All Against All (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: satire, life turned upside down, working class, society, family relations, righting the wronged, eviction, family life, forced into action, family problems, hopes, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, escapades, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, lifestyle, obsessive quest, once promising, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place - The Play (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: One weekend, Aunt Bam's nephew-in-law Stewart is granted a court-ordered visitation with his children. Although his new, much-younger wife Mona is a bundle of nerves, Stewart seizes the opportunity to reconnect with his children, whom he loves ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: family relations, family problems, family life, couples, disorder, strong female presence, family gatherings, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, african american protagonist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%