Movies like When a Man Comes Home

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When a Man Comes Home (2007)
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When a Man Comes Home (2007)
Original name: En mand kommer hjem
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A small provincial town is buzzing with excitement: the town´s most illustrious son, a world-famous opera singer, is coming home. Meanwhile, Sebastian, a kitchen boy who is as good as married, falls head over heels in love with the new maid, Maria. Their love affair, along with rumours that the opera singer and the kitchen boy are related, turns the town upside down, threatening to ruin everyone´s high expectations and the opera singer´s triumphant return.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town, hotel, maid, opera singer, gay parent, lesbian interest, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, dysfunctional family, couples, small town life, musician's life, teaching the ways of the world, homecoming, estrangement, celebrity culture, disgraced, power relations, lesbian, lesbian mother, biological father, barefoot male
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe

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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 couples, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, romance and disorder mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like When a Man Comes Home: Masquerades (2008), A Spot of Bother (2009), Oh, What a Night (1992), Copacabana (2010), Taking Chances (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Masquerades (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, love and romance, couples, village, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
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95%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Oh, What a Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the summer of 1955, seventeen-year-old Eric Hansen embarks on a journey in his new town, a journey which will change his life forever.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, small town, best friends, love and romance, eccentric family, teenage love, society, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, teaching the ways of the world, first sexual experience ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 2K
Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, sincere, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, hopes, society, optimism, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, partners, couples, small town life, unlikely partners, romance, small town, hopes, unlikely couple, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
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59%
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Balls (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, light ...
Plot: parents and children, looking for love, aging, immigrants, society, couples, family relations, wooing, couple relations, buddies, friends, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, family problems, couples, homecoming, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, parents and children, estrangement, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Royal Palace (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eugenia is the queen of an imaginary European country. When her husband dies, quite unexpectedly, the country is left without a king. According to the law, the new king needs to be married so that leaves out the eldest son. Her youngest son, Prince ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: royal family, state affairs, manipulation, family relations, manipulations, parents and children, couples, royal court, head of state, favoritism among siblings, divorce, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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3 Days of Normal (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 3 Days of Normal follows the story of straight-laced deputy Bill Morgan who is quite content literally living within the quaint boundaries of Washington, New Hampshire. Bill’s stable and rather uneventful life is thrown for a loop when he finds ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, self discovery, fall in love, small town sheriff, hopes, social relations, small town life, love and romance, actress, journalist, drunkenness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, small town, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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51%
I Married Who? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Straight-laced Jordan (Martin) is about to marry Peter (Snedeker), a clean-cut ambitious attorney. Before she walks down the aisle, Jordan and her best friends, Claire (Adrienne Frantz) and Jessica (Daphnee Duplaix), head to Vegas for a bachelorette ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unlikely couple, eligible bachelor, life turned upside down, romance, love and romance, celebrity culture, couples, actor's life, disorder, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Merci Dr Rey! (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young phone-sex addict goes to a therapist who herself has died and a psychotic patient is in her place.
Style: humorous, semi serious, disturbing, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, murder, farce, comedy of errors, parents and children, voyeurism, hidden identity, police investigation, family relations, gay son, love triangle, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Happy Family (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A blocked screenwriter, Ezio (Fabio De Luigi), is trying to finish a story about two off-kilter families thrown together when their teenage children announce they’re getting married. So Ezio writes himself into the story with a romantic part—a ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, humorous, realistic, non-linear
Plot: breakup, love and romance, writer's life, teenage love, sexual content, family relations, couples, disorder, family problems, nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Diminished Capacity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Chicago journalist suffering from memory loss takes leaves from his job and returns to his rural hometown, where he bonds with his Alzheimer's impaired uncle Rollie and his old flame.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, small town, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, getting home, elderly lovers, small town life, mental illness, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, gender, couples, contests and competitions, dancer's life, ambition, fall in love, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Good Intentions (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Meet Etta Milford. Loving Wife. Doting Mother. Armed Robber. Etta's husband constantly blows their money on make-shift inventions. When she decides to secretly take "investment" matters into her own hands - things quickly go awry! ...
Style: uplifting, not serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: crime gone awry, couples, couple relations, hidden identity, small town, eccentric family, small town life, disorder, parents and children, family life, lifestyle, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Love is in the Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Couple Andrea and Giulia, an outwardly successful couple, are having problems in the bedroom. When Giulia invites Max, an old friend from high school, to stay in the family home with their teenage son, some new attitudes begin to form.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: family problems, crumbling marriage, family relations, couples, infidelity, sexual relations, breakup, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, transsexual, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Paris Follies (2014)
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: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, midlife crisis, disorder, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 540
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: disorder, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, coming of age, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, estrangement, bittersweet, social relations, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Time to hassle the Hoff at the rudest, raunchiest television event of the year--The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. From running in slo-mo on the beach to inspiring Germany with the power of cheesy pop--it's almost too easy.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: actor's life, couples, ambition, celebrity culture, relationship vs career, performer's life, rising to stardom, showbiz, artists and showbiz, media satire, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, family relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Oh Dear 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Second part of the turkish comedy film series.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: artists and showbiz, village, comedy of errors, family relations, wooing, musician's life, love and romance, parents and children, track down, farce, silly humor, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Bob Funk (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job -- by his mother, no less -- Bob Funk agrees to quit drinking, see a therapist, and eventually report to a new boss, who might just be the woman of his dreams.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: addiction, couples, boss and employee, family relations, parents and children, workplace, boss, fired, layoff, therapist, fall in love, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 224
Teen Spirit (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 30 ans, Bruno, rock-star has been, vit toujours aux crochets de sa petite amie. Les temps sont durs... surtout quand une ex ressurgit de nulle part pour lui apprendre qu'il est le père de Nancy, 13 ans, dont il n'a jamais soupçonné ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, couple relations, best friends, friends, youth, life turned upside down, self discovery, introspection, couples, parents and children, rock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 2K
The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, high school reunion, class reunion, party, couples, family relations, youth, teenage life, romance, love and romance, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her, he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, college, couple relations, infidelity, lesbian sex, lesbian kiss, topless, bikini
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.8
 2K
Shortcuts (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Francin, manager of a small-town brewery, has a charming wife whose abundant blonde locks are an adornment to the town. Maryska looks ethereal but loves meat and beer, while Francin is an ascetic. The strict members of the brewery board of directors ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, couples, artists and showbiz, prodigy, society, family relations, parents and children, rich and poor, couple relations, haunted by the past, small town, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 533
Love & Slaps (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy about generational conflict between two parents who do not want to grow old and a seventeen year old daughter who wants to become an adult. During a weekend with some friends in their country house in Tuscany, Marcello and Marina, relieved ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, talky ...
Plot: family relations, family life, friendship, couples, parents and children, disorder, countryside, friends, society, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Twice Upon a Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK, Romania
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, introspection, lifestyle, aging, screwball, hopes, actor's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Something in the Air (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When clairvoyant Pernille meets Journalist Daniel, who is on a mission to write an exposé about Fact & Fiction in the clairvoyant world, Daniel falls in love with her. And funnily enough, she hadn't seen it coming.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, fall in love, romance, love affair, unlikely couple, journalism, clairvoyant, friendship, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%