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Cockles and Muscles (2005)
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Cockles and Muscles (2005)
Original name: Crustacés et coquillages
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Crustaces et Coquillages is a fresh French comedy film with numerous surprise turnarounds and about the tolerance of a family of four. The family spend an idealistic summer vacation together where each of the family members gets involved in a new or old relationship.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, absurd, sexual, offbeat, sexy, realistic, sex comedy ...
Plot: infidelity, erotica, family relations, friendship, summer, holiday, love and romance, youth, parents and children, love affair, couples, dishonesty, disorder, eccentric family, lgbt, parent child relationship, teenage life, teenage love, gender, coming out, sexual relations, eroticism, new love, sex, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cote d'azur, portugal, mediterranean sea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexy films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, infidelity, couple relations and female nudity mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Cockles and Muscles: Trilogy: Two (2002), Shall We Kiss? (2007), All About Them (2015), Not on the Lips (2003), So Woman! (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trilogy: Two (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman, concerned by her husband's eccentric behavior, hires a detective to follow his every move -- which yields unexpected results.
Style: psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, dishonesty, family relations, farce, couples, couple relations, police investigation, on the run, mistress, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Shall We Kiss? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel's offer of "a kiss without consequences". Emilie ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, romance, couples, couple relations, family relations, love affair, love and romance, dishonesty, longing, unhappiness, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
All About Them (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlotte is cheating on Micha with Mélodie. Not suspecting a thing, yet feeling neglected, Micha in turn cheats on Charlotte. But also with Mélodie. For Mélodie, things are topsy-turvy. She lies to both of them. She is privy to each of their ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, young lovers, dishonesty, friendship, extramarital affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Not on the Lips (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A musical drawing room farce set in Paris in October, 1925. Gilberte, in middle-age, flirts with men but loves her husband Georges, wishing he were more demonstrative. He's negotiating a deal with an American, Eric Thomson, who turns out to be ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: farce, infidelity, disorder, uncover truth, love triangle, couple relations, romance, dishonesty, ambition, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: paris france, japan, france, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 5.2
 78
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, fall in love, friends, friendship, romance, family relations, love and romance, disorder, parents and children, singleness, best friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.9
 206
Hard Off (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude, an auctioneer in his 50s, forms with Marie a couple united for fifteen years and still in love. However, in the intimacy, and in spite of a desire always alive, Claude has problems of erection. While Marie agrees with a smile of these ...
Style: sexual, sexy, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: erection, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, parents and children, romance, gender, dishonesty, family relations, couples, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, switzerland, paris france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Adventures of Felix (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A charming comedy about going on a rather long walk. Félix is a laid-back guy living in the bleak northern coastal town of Dieppe. He lives happily with his lover Daniel and is a soap opera enthusiast and HIV-positive. After losing his job, Félix ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: gay teenager, unemployment, friendship, parents and children, youth, society, family relations, road trip, estrangement, self discovery, on the road, search for father ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, marseille, normandy, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
People in Swimsuits Aren't (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A week on St-Martin with vacationing Parisians. Camille surprises her lover Philippe, who's with his wife and children. Lonely Laurette, a secretary, hopes to meet a man. Aziz brings his enthusiastic brother Rafik because his boss had two ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, love affair, opposites attract, comedy of errors, looking for love, couples, infidelity, breakup, love and romance, romance, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 498
Everyone (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The perfect gay couple are having a wedding in their backyard and they've invited the family and all their emotional baggage.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, romance, eccentric family, coming out, parents and children, couples, family relations, lifestyle, unfulfillment, gender, friendship, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Anja & Viktor (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Highschool sweethearts Anja and Viktor find themselves in a lesser state of love when Anja graduates and gets a job in the city.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: youth, teenage life, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, couple relations, couples, disorder, urban, apartment building, ex boyfriend, high school sweetheart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The holidays get overly festive as Olaf "Gunn" Gunnunderson, an out-and-proud gay college student, crawls back into the closet to survive the holidays with his parents. But when his boyfriend, Nathan, shows up at their doorstep ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: gay, coming out, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt teen, college, family relations, holiday, youth, love and romance, gender, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, puberty, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 770
My Life on Ice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Etienne is crazy about ice skating and videoing his daily life with a digital camera. He records his mother, friends, and geography teacher. Initially his intention is to setup a date between his mother and his teacher, however, he starts to realize ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, friendship, teachers and students, coming out, obsession, gay, human nature, teenage love, self discovery, high school, sexual relations, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Other Side of the Bed (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. The cuckold Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. ...
Style: sexy, witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, private detective, farce, couple relations, love and romance, partners, romance, fall in love, sexual relations, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, cuba, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Zerophilia (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this provocative teen comedy, Luke, a young man insecure about his masculinity discovers he's a Zerophiliac, with the ability to change sex at will. Join Luke as he journeys into the extraordinary world of Zerophilia where so many crazy ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic
Plot: gender, friendship, teenage sex, bound and gagged, seduction, gender bending, orgasm, love and romance, romance, youth, couples, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 ⇓
72%
Cousin cousine (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two distant cousins meet at a wedding banquet for an elderly couple. Over time, a close friendship develops between them, but their spouses begin to think that they are more than just friends.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, friendship, wedding, forbidden love, fall in love, love affair, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, infidelity, couples, disorder, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Only Human (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, Argentina, Portugal, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Leni takes Rafi to meet her family in Madrid. Leni's family is Jewish - mother, father, older sister and daughter, brother, and grandfather. Rafi is Palestinian, in Spain since age 12. Before her father returns from work, Leni reveals ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, opposites attract, family life, eccentric family, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, couples, society, love and romance, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Agata and the Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a middle-aged bookshop owner, who becomes embroiled in a surreal swirl of romance and family secrets of infidelity, her energy levels registering in bursts of electrical interference - causing lightbulbs, traffic lights, toasters and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, tense, melancholic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couples, true love, midlife crisis, family life, looking for love, unfulfillment, hopes, unlikely couple, disorder, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Zus & zo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Zus & Zo shows what three sisters are willing to do to stop their would-be sister-in-law from coming into possession of Paraíso, their beloved family summer home on the Portuguese coast.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, hotel, friendship, infidelity, couples, family life, eccentric family, fall in love, romance, gender, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portugal, holland, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
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Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 13K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, summer camp, friendship, gay teenager, love triangle, gay slur, teenagers, youth, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Cousins in Love (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: sexual relations, forbidden love, voyeurism, youth, family relations, teenage life, incest, love triangle, countryside, erotica, romance, seduction ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, romance, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, dealing with death, infidelity, eccentric family, family gatherings, couple relations, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Tuscan Wedding (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tuscan Wedding, the new romantic comedy from the creators of Loving Ibiza. Together with her father Tom and stepmother Marla, Sanne runs Casa Matrimonio, a luxurious villa in sunkissed Italy. The estate is located in Tuscany, a beautiful region ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, couples, love triangle, couple relations, family business, love and romance, siblings relations, family relations, romance, eccentric family, adultery, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
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My Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot ...
Style: clever, witty, sexual, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, manipulation, homeless man, prostitution, eroticism, sexual relations, teaching the ways of the world, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 8K
LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenage love, youth, high school, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, optimism, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.2
 959
Formula 17 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: More interested in romance than sex, "Formula 17" swoons with youthful innocence. Naive country-boy Tien-Tsai travels to Taipei, where his quest to lose his virginity is impeded by his insistence on finding true love first. The film's ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, friendship, young lovers, love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, high school, looking for love, fall in love, true love, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 499
Madly in Love (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A frank and funny romantic comedy set in Antwerp, filmed in a quirkily inventive style, Madly in Love has a lot to say about human relationships. It focuses on the four women of the Miller family: teen daughter Eva, her mother Judith, aunt Barbara ...
Style: sincere, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, family life, teenage life, teenage love, couple relations, parents and children, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Summer Things (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two couple of friends, one very rich the other almost homeless, decides to go on Holiday. Julie, a single mother, joins them too. Once at seaside, it starts a complicate love cross among them that will involve also a transsexual, a jealous brother,a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, clever, realistic ...
Plot: family life, sexual relations, couple relations, longing, romance, infidelity, class differences, adultery, husband wife relationship, vacation, transsexual, beach ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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