Movies like Elsa & Fred 2005

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Elsa & Fred (2005)
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Elsa & Fred (2005)
Original name: Elsa y Fred
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa seduces Fred with her reckless behavior and view of life and they have a romance.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, fall in love, starting over, opposites attract, couples, romance, self fulfillment, aging, golden years, dying woman, family relations, love and romance, father daughter relationship, widow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of wife, widower, woman driver, compulsive liar, mother son relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, opposites attract and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Elsa & Fred: Lovely, Still (2008), I'll See You in My Dreams (2015), Gloria (2013), Who Says It's Easy? (2007), Passionada (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Elsa & Fred (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aged, embittered widower, Fred learns to enjoy life thanks to his elderly yet vibrant neighbor, Elsa. Upon learning Elsa is terminally ill, Fred takes her to the Fontana di Trevi in Rome in order to reenact her favorite scene from ‘La Dolce ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, widower, elderly, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, aging, terminal illness, retirement, neighbor, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, italy, nebraska, new orleans ...
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100%
Lovely, Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, elderly, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family values, angst, love and romance, old man
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, friendship, widow, romance, dating, aging, love, love triangle, love and romance, elderly, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
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Gloria (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gloria is a 58-year-old divorcée. Her children have all left home but she has no desire to spend her days and nights alone. Determined to defy old age and loneliness, she rushes headlong into a whirl of singles’ parties on the hunt for instant ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: elderly lovers, looking for love, starting over, haunted by the past, singleness, aging, love and romance, golden years, fall in love, divorce, passion, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, spain, santiago chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Who Says It's Easy? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A methodical man falls for a pregnant woman with a very particular life story.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, sexual dysfunction, sexual relations, pregnancy, sexual content, profanity, car wash, photographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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39%
 6.2
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Passionada (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, parents and children, gambling, love affair, teenage life, opposites attract, golden years, death in the family, small town, fall in love, couple relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, couples, terminal illness, attraction, love and romance, female director, seduction, seductive
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, hospital, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, hotel, retirement home, elderly, friendship, aging, disorder, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
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5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, real estate, couple relations, elderly, couples, love and romance, society, interracial relations, aging, husband wife relationship, fall in love, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, romance, couple relations, family life, infidelity, family relations, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, love, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, french, mother daughter relationship, single mother, urban, male female relationship, kiss, piano playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, montmartre paris, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, comedy of errors, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Chance of a Lifetime (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Since the death of her husband 10 years ago, Evelyn has been working hard for her company, but had no private life. Now her doctor shocks her with the news that she may live only another 6 months. Spontanely she follows a TV ad and sets out for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: elderly lovers, misdiagnosed, couples, terminal illness, romance, love and romance, golden years, elderly, businesswoman, remorse, gold digger, flirting ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
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Black Coffee (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert picked the wrong time to meet his soul mate! After being fired from his own father's company, he feels like his luck has run out - until Morgan enters into his life.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, romance, couple relations, couples, unemployment, friendship, family relations, love and romance, love, stabbing, morality
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pulling Strings (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Rachel is an intelligent, modern-day woman constantly on the move. Primarily focused on her career as a diplomatic consul for the U.S. embassy, she's literally lived her life on the move, globe-trotting from city to city. Currently working in ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, social differences, single parent, love and romance, romance, mexican american, travel, society, mariachi, customs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
 212
Dream World (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oliver Hayes, an aspiring animator whose confidence is at a low point, meets the captivating and impulsive Lily Blush, who encourages him to drop everything and go with her to Northern California in the hopes of fulfilling his fantasy of working for ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, starting over, hopes, road trip, best friend, love and romance, inventions and discoveries, performer's life, kiss, argument, heroin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.4
 860
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family life, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, elderly, leaving home, lifestyle, midlife crisis, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
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And So It Goes (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, life turned upside down, family relations, love and romance, grandparent grandchild relationship, opposites attract, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, grandfather granddaughter relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.2
 929
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, looking for love, couples, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, society, dating, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 2K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, tense, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, disorder, couple relations, dishonesty, parents and children, romance, family relations, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 14K
Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Manu comes to India to find a bride for himself and falls for Tanu at first sight but Tanu, a free spirited girl has no plans of marrying him.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, looking for love, rebelliousness, fall in love, romance, couples, destiny, rebellion, bollywood, rejection, hopes, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, punjab, india, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, introspection, couple relations, breakup, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, love and romance, surfing, beach
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, event planner, christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, ritual, party, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Old Fashioned (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A romantic-drama, OLD FASHIONED centers on Clay Walsh, a former frat boy who gives up his carousing and now runs an antique shop in a small Midwestern college town. There, he has become notorious for his lofty and outdated theories on love and ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, uplifting, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, opposites attract, buddies, fall in love, couple relations, couples, introspection, romance, hopes, haunted by the past, small town, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 350
Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, fall in love, death wish, bittersweet, family, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, cancer, illness, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 634
I Do...Knot (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sebastian is very lucky with women, going to parties and getting drunk every night. His mother asks him to change his way of life but he refuses to stop partying and meeting new women. One day, after one night of serious partying he wakes up with a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, womanizer, fall in love, wedding, family relations, parents and children, lifestyle, singleness, battle of the sexes, love and romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 14K
Cocktail (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Gautam is an incorrigible flirt, who runs after every girl he sees. Meera is a pretty girl with desi values and attire, who comes to London from Delhi for a fresh start. Veronica is the spoilt bombshell who loves partying and drinking. Though ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, beach, lifestyle, fall in love, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, love affair, nightlife, bollywood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%