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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: daydreamer, advertising, creativity, advertising agency, airplane, miraculous event, romance, love and romance, workplace romance, couples, boss and employee, disorder, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, family relations, marketing, mother son relationship, misunderstanding, love, dream, bird, airport, imagination, boss ...
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, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance, family relations and farce mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Distracted: I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978), I'm Losing My Temper (1974), The Wild Goose Chase (1975), Cousin cousine (1975), Housewarming (2005). 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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, chaos and mayhem, nothing goes right, goofy hero, juvenile delinquency, disorder, explosion, tape recorder, operating room, family honor, factory worker, bank robbery ...
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: touching, psychological, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, wooing, dishwasher, casino, cashier, luxury hotel
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, nice france, normandy, vichy
⇓ 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: paparazzi, farce, election campaign, surgeon, swimming pool, campaign, family relations, college, parents and children, romance, media, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Wild Goose Chase (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The whole intrigue is centered around carte-blanche documents kept in a vault. Whoever fills in the blank becomes the owner of a revue. Big money is involved. The nephew of the owner of the vault is trying to cheat his uncle and have his name in the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: transvestism, farce, chase, silly humor, disorder, storage unit, workplace situations, workplace, chases and races, nothing goes right, goofy hero, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, feel good, atmospheric, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, friendship, wedding, forbidden love, dark humor, manners, love affair, eccentric family, fall in love, dysfunctional family, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 722
Housewarming (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chantal, an advocate involved in defending homeless illegal immigrant, decides to refurbish her flat. Following her convictions she calls Columbian workers led by an unforeseeable architect. In the mean time a former client decides he is in love ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, life turned upside down, fall in love, disorder, family problems, single parent, hotshot lawyer, love and romance, couples, immigrants, family in crisis, flat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy
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: job seeking, romance, fall in love, nothing goes right, disorder, musician's life, lodger, teacher, friends, friendship, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense, feel good ...
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Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Special Delivery (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, humorous
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Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 600
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Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Happy Easter (1984)
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Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Notre univers impitoyable (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Slightly Pregnant Man (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: self discovery, pregnancy, parents and children, gender, babies and infants, miraculous event, midlife crisis, satire, couples, family relations, disorder, urban ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
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Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
White Collar Blues (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of one year, shown in a variety ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cult film
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Incontrôlable (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, offbeat
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Under-Gifted (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story centers around a graduating class of "less-gifted" students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical joke misfires and the whole school is dynamited, the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: prank, high school life, high school, disorder, youth, hardcase students, rebellion, rebelliousness, exam, private school, teachers and students, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grégoire Moulin, a shy accountant, sets up a blind date with a dance teacher at a bar. What he needed to do was just to cross the road. But it didn't happen to be as easy as it seems especially because of the final game of French soccer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: against the odds, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, couples, disorder, male female relationship, ballet, misfit, accountant, dance teacher, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.2
 429
Hello, Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Israel, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, fish out of water, midlife crisis, society, nothing goes right, religions or cults, disorder, romance, husband wife relationship, misfit, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, france, middle east, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Big Bad Wolf (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once upon a time in 2012, three brothers lived happily. One day their mom fell into a coma. So Henri, Philippe, and Louis suddenly started wondering about the meaning of their lives and were swamped by a wave of existential doubts. An entirely new ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: family relations, infidelity, couples, disorder, siblings relations, life turned upside down, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, loss of mother, hospital, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, married couple, marriage, infidelity, clarinet, jazz music, flea market ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love affair, friendship, family life, couple relations, couples, family problems, workplace, love and romance, husband wife relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Return of the Tall Blond Man (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With 'little captain' Cambrai raising serious doubts about the reality of the so-called "super spy", Colonel Toulouse kidnaps Christine and forces Francois to play again the character of "The Tall Blond Man with One Black ...
Style: humorous, not serious, parody, realistic
Plot: secret agents, assassination attempt, espionage, secret agent, shoes, violinist, disorder, nothing goes right, on the run, investigation, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%