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Distracted (1970)
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Distracted (1970)
Original name: Le distrait
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about an absent-minded man who works at a advertising company and topples from one problem to another.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: daydreamer, advertising, creativity, advertising agency, marketing, family relations, mother son relationship, misunderstanding, romance, miraculous event, love and romance, couples, workplace romance, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, boss and employee, love, bird, dream, imagination, boss, airport, egg ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, couples, family relations, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Distracted: I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978), I'm Losing My Temper (1974), Cousin cousine (1975), Housewarming (2005), Bachelor Days Are Over (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Pierre Gastié-Leroy is the son of a wealthy director of a factory of weapon manufacturing. Despite his parents, two generous uncles and a bishop godfather who try to inculcate him the rigid values of his social level, Pierre is a dreamer, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: farce, disorder, goofy hero, nothing goes right, juvenile delinquency, chaos and mayhem, working class, class differences, bazooka, factory worker, bureaucracy, bourgeoisie ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pierre is a hotel cashier in Vichy, so shy that he answers an ad from the Psychology Institute and can't say no to the salesman, Aldo; he spends 6,000 francs on tapes, books, and a punching bag. Soon after, he's smitten by Agnes, a hotel ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, touching, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, wooing, casino, luxury hotel, dishwasher, cashier
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, nice france, vichy, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
I'm Losing My Temper (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pierre is a clumsy, overly serious math teacher at an all-girls high school. His life is thrown into chaos after encountering a beautiful British actress and the paparazzi that follow her around.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: paparazzi, election campaign, surgeon, farce, teacher, campaign, family relations, love and romance, romance, media, parents and children, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: south of france, france, europe, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, family relations, fall in love, love and romance, friendship, wedding, cousin, funeral, dance teacher, disorder, couples, dark humor ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Housewarming (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: fall in love, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, disorder, single parent, hotshot lawyer, family problems, love and romance, couples, immigrants, family in crisis, renovation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ 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 ⇓
51%
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 ...
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Plot: couples, family relations, family problems, life turned upside down, disorder, family in crisis, couple relations, adoption, coming of age, celebrity culture, female nudity, female director
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Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Special Delivery (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychological
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Try Me (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quand Yves-Marie, 9 ans, demande à Jacqueline, qui a son âge : "Epouse-moi", elle répond par une pirouette : "Le jour où tu vas dans les étoiles, je te donne ma main."
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Welcome Aboard (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Happy Easter (1984)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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White Collar Blues (1975)
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Country: Italy
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Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Incontrôlable (2006)
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Country: France
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Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Big Bad Wolf (2013)
Genre: Comedy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Under-Gifted (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Country: France, Israel, Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: parody, funny, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: disorder, parents and children, youth, family relations, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, estrangement, coming of age, scientist, daughter, social relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
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Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Family Plan (2005)
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sitcom, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Toy (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%