Movies like The Family Jewels 2003

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The Family Jewels (2003)
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The Family Jewels (2003)
Original name: Eierdiebe
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martin is the ambitious one in the family. He is poised to start on his doctorate, when he is diagnosed with testicular cancer and all his future plans begin to unravel. The removal of one testicle reduces the most immediate threat, but the cancer has already spread and Martin's doctor argues for an operation that would save him, but could also castrate him.
Plot: sex, cancer, drugs, hospital, tragic love, high school student, mercedes benz, brother brother relationship, chemotherapy, evil doctor, testicles
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about female nudity, hospital, sex, romance, love and romance, male nudity and boyfriend girlfriend relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Family Jewels: Three (2010), Gigantics (1999), Wuff (2018), Die Eisbombe (2008), Love Your Female Neighbor! (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Three (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hanna and Simon are in a 20 year marriage with an unexiting relationship. By chance, they both meet and start separate affairs with Adam. Adam has no idea that his two lovers are married, until they are all found out when Hanna becomes pregnant, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bisexual, love triangle, gay, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, pregnancy, romance, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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95%
 7.6
 4K
Gigantics (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Hamburg friends Walter, Ricco and Floyd take each day as it comes between the estates of tower blocks and fast food restaurants. All three are in their early twenties and are dreaming of another life when Floyd suddenly takes a job on a ...
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, soccer, friends, best friends, romance, buddies, city life, urban, working class, farewell, intensive care, disco ...
Time: 90s
Place: hamburg germany, singapore, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.0
 178
Wuff (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about the love confusion of four girlfriends, whose lives are properly turned upside down by their four-legged friends. After being abandoned by her boyfriend, Ella adopts a half-breed called Bozer, who jumbled up her everyday life, ...
Plot: dog lover, financial problem, forest, lumberjack, female journalist, dog walker, concert hall, washed up star, down syndrome, husband wife conflict, pianist, cancer ...
Place: berlin germany
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85%
 6.2
 114
Die Eisbombe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, suspense, captivating, light, exciting ...
Plot: teenage crush, shyness, delusion, fall in love, father son relationship, domineering mother, brother brother relationship, allergy, mother son relationship, ecology, insanity, falling in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Love Your Female Neighbor! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young and attractive social workers/nuns bring fresh air into a city missionary station, but are also challenged by lust and money, offered by a millionaire.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual
Plot: soldier, military, romance, urban, alcohol abuse, redemption, doctors and patients, hospital, city life, power relations, battles, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.7
 1K
Partly Sunny (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young guys in a bar hit on the woman they fancy by sending one of them over who tells her that the other one is terminally ill...
Plot: fall in love, falling in love, cancer, last wish, cooking, death, strong female character
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.2
 2K
Emma's Bliss (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Upon being informed that he is fatally ill with cancer, Max, who works at a used car store, steals money which his boss has gained through illegal means. When fleeing from the scene of the crime Max crashes his car. He is pulled unconscious from the ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, thought provoking, offbeat ...
Plot: terminal illness, farm, love and romance, opposites attract, love of one's life, unfulfillment, dealing with death, stolen money, sex, tragic love, fall in love, captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, cancer, patient, doctor, therapist, fighting illness, best friend, buddies, coping, hopes, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., hawaii, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The strange comedy film of two close brothers; one, Wilbur, who wants to kill himself, and the other, Harbour, who tries to prevent this. When their father dies leaving them his bookstore they meet a woman who makes their lives a bit better yet with ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suicidal, suicide attempt, cancer, suicide, depression, love triangle, redemption, fall in love, family relations, human nature, romance, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, europe, ireland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Boredom in Brno (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Black-and-white comedy about two young people who want to lose, finally, their innocence, and about life in a very boring city of Brno ...
Plot: bus, best friend, midlife crisis, spanking, condom, apartment, affair, tv show, virgin, homosexual, bread, sex ...
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Einmal Hallig und zurück (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fanny, a reporter specializing in social gossip, unwittingly stumbles upon an environmental scandal involving a powerful politician. When her not very subtle investigations draw too much attention, she is sent to a tiny off shore island for her own ...
Plot: corruption, journalism, female director, environment, reporter, island, ecology, scandal, women
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 25
Red Diaries (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The first episode deals about the story of a mistress who is engaged in an extra-curricular activity with her lover's driver. The second story deals about an illicit relationship of a balik-bayan with a seminarian. The third and the most ...
Style: anthology
Plot: gang rape, mistress, female nudity, wife beater, sugar daddy, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, violence, sex, battered wife, heart attack, emergency ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Irreplaceable (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: All the people in this countryside area, can count on Jean-Pierre, the doctor who auscultates them, heals and reassures them day and night, 7 days a week. Now Jean-Pierre is sick, so he sees Natalie, a young doctor, coming from the hospital to ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, chemotherapy, doctors, countryside, new year, rainstorm, gypsy camp, mayor, dog, country music, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Venus Talking (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Novellist Venus lives with her family out of Berlin and moves temporarily to the city where she is starting to write a new book. Her fans can watch her via a webcam. Away from husband and children she begins an affair with Fabrizio...
Plot: sex, first kiss, first love, sexuality, coming of age, internet, webcam, male nudity, bare breasts, adultery, pubic hair, writers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 3K
Jeans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Vishu and Ramu are a pair of Indian twins living in America with their father, Rajamani. When Madhumita (Aishwarya Rai) and her brother come to America to get medical treatment for their ailing grandmother, Vishu and Ramu end up meeting them at the ...
Plot: identical twins, love, deception, twin, impersonation, surgery, hospital, dual role, medical student, body swapping, suicide attempt, twin brother ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: teenage crush, teenage love, teenage life, looking for love, youth, romance, family relations, lovers apart, first love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age, berlin wall ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Angel Express (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Angel Express is a film about people restlessly seeking for the ultimate experience. Set in late nineties Berlin, it shows images of radical change: Young urban heroes in the glare of flashlights; an environment in which coldness and affection or ...
Plot: gun, prostitute, sex, male nudity, female nudity, love, drugs, male objectification
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Shoppen (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An almost bombproof method of staying single is called "speed dating". 18 people participate in such an event. Nine men and nine women are sitting opposite each other in order to sell optimally under the pressure of time and to find a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, romance, lifestyle, couples, new love, singleness, partnership, dating, shallowness, love and romance, unsociability, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.4
 450
Ladies (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lucie is in remission and her illness is almost a distant memory. Her family pushes her to live life to the fullest, and in doing so Lucie meets the charming and arrogant Clovis, who is immediately beguiled by her wit and humor. It is Dalila, ...
Plot: telephone conversation, bus stop, retirement home, striptease, bare breasts, bathroom, menstruation, mother daughter relationship, motorcycle helmet, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 141K
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Plot: coma, idealism, politics, deception, culture clash, communism, protecting from truth, parents and children, social differences, lifestyle change, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1990 ...
Place: germany, german democratic republic, east germany, europe, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Brother the Vampire (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Josh is about to turn 30; he's mentally retarded, and likes to play at being a vampire. His sister Nicole is 15, and dealing with her impending womanhood; middle brother Mike is the "normal" one, but in some ways the most childish - ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: mentally challenged, love and romance, dysfunctional family, teenage life, obsession, sexual relations, siblings relations, youth, lifestyle, misfit, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.8
 7K
Sun Alley (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The antics of these kids, their families, of the "West ...
Style: clever, sentimental, humorous, controversial, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, defloration, political unrest, love and romance, coming of age, state affairs, society, politics, friends, rock, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: german democratic republic, gdr, germany, europe, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
For the Hopeless Romantic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A student writer struggles to find a happy ending for her romantic story when her own real life romance falls apart.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, serious, humorous ...
Plot: tragic love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, betrayal, infidelity, dark secret, intrigue, breakup, novelist, group of friends, writing, college student, party ...
Place: the philippines, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Fisherman and His Wife (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A shared love of fish leads to a variety of romantic predicaments in this offbeat comedy from writer and director Doris Dörrie. Otto (Christian Ulmen) and Leo (Simon Verhoeven) are two men from Germany who have launched a successful business in ...
Style: realistic, humorous, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: couple relations, romance, couples, infidelity, crumbling marriage, career woman, fashion designer, father son relationship, veterinarian, jealousy, ambition, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Raspberry Reich (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the Baader-Meinhof gang, a film about modern left Germans adopting the culture of extreme left-wing movements of the 1970s. East German dominatrix Gudrun leads a revolutionary gang of her own in Berlin. She has her men kidnap the son of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, revolution, erection, kidnapping, rebellion, state affairs, gang, s&m, power relations, rebelliousness, political unrest, terrorist ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, usa, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Rules of Attraction (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Style: stylized, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, college, defloration, love triangle, virginity, rape, virgin, romance, lifestyle, youth, college life, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, amsterdam, switzerland, florence, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 2K
13 Semesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Momo leaves his small home town to go to university, he is full of enthusiasm and confidence, but slowly the pressures of study and campus living begin to grind him down. Half way through his course he finds himself at a crossroads with both ...
Style: humorous, light, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: university, party, romance, student life, youth, buddies, friendship, mathematics, lifestyle, lecture, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beloved Berlin Wall (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Berlin, 1989. Sascha is a young East German border guard and Franzi is a lively young West German woman who's just moved into a flat next to Sascha's watchtower at the Berlin Wall. It takes only a slight mishap and a selfless act of ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, romance, love and romance, father son relationship, international relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, society, cigarette smoking, bookstore, listening to music ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe, east berlin, west berlin west germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Words, My Lies - My Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: David, a waiter, finds an unpublished manuscript in a dresser drawer. To impress a girl, he claims to be the author. When the novel becomes a best-seller the real author introduces himself in his life and begins to take-over David's life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: novelist, wooing, fall in love, rising to stardom, love and romance, dishonesty, writer's life, romance, overnight success, cons and scams, novel, manuscript ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ein irres Feeling (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Plot: school, disco, teenage love, toilet, teacher, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cinema, bicycle, teenage sex, teen angst, chess, gas station ...
Place: bavaria, munich germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%