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, captivating, light, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town, opera singer, hotel, maid, family relations, homecoming, musician's life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, estrangement, celebrity culture, gay parent, love, society, love and romance, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couples, small town life, teaching the ways of the world, disgraced, power relations, lesbian, lesbian mother, biological father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and semi serious films with plots about family relations, parents and children, couples, love and romance, society, friendship and couple relations mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like When a Man Comes Home: Copacabana (2010), Love & Slaps (2010), Oh Dear 2 (2011), The Discoverers (2012), Don't Think About It (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, hopes, optimism, society, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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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, feel good, light, talky ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, parents and children, couples, family life, countryside, disorder, friends, society, unfulfillment, couple relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: love and romance, musician's life, family relations, wooing, village, artists and showbiz, track down, parents and children, comedy of errors, silly humor, love, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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The Discoverers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Washed-up history professor Lewis Birch takes his begrudging teenagers Zoe and Jack on a road trip to a conference in hopes of jumpstarting his career and reconnecting with his kids. But, when Lewis’s estranged father Stanley goes missing on a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, road movie, light, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family relations, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, road trip, love, bittersweet, highway travel
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Don't Think About It (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light, touching ...
Plot: bankruptcy, small town, dysfunctional family, family relations, homecoming, family life, family business, lifestyle, unfulfillment, parents and children, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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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, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, gender, parents and children, couples, fall in love, ambition, contests and competitions, dancer's life, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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61%
Hollidaysburg (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Home for Thanksgiving break after their first semester at college, five friends discover just how much things change (and don't) after high school.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, youth, reunion, homecoming, college, society, small town life, small town, female director, film starts with sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: addiction, couples, boss and employee, family relations, parents and children, workplace, boss, therapist, layoff, fired, starting over, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Ay Lav Yu (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ibrahim returns to Tinne, along with his girlfriend, Jessica, but will the tiny village become their new home?
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: culture clash, village, homecoming, social differences, couples, meet the parents, couple relations, society, fish out of water, family relations, parents and children, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, romance, fall in love, self discovery, small town sheriff, small town life, hopes, social relations, love and romance, actress, drunkenness, journalist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c.
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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, parents and children, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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50%
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, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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Jennifer Falls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Jennifer Doyle who must move back in with her own mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With her teenage daughter in tow, Jennifer has to face her new life and figure out what the next steps are to rebuild.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, homecoming, career change, living with parents, unemployment, grudge, parents and children, small town, loss of job, life turned upside down, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: small town, village, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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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
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Pearls and Pigs (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by her prostitute mother. A karaoke set helps reveal that the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, stylized ...
Plot: rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, step siblings, talent contest, talent show, brother brother relationship, small town, bootlegging, money, father son relationship, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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Masquerades (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, couples, love and romance, village, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
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Government Woman (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Xate is an ordinary woman from Midyat with eight children in tow. The only thing that sets her apart is her husband's job as Mayor of Midyat. Until, that is, an extraordinary day changes her life - and the lives of everyone else in Midyat. For ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
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Down Dog (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Every boy needs a father. Meet Frank. Lover and father. A high flying sex addict, told that he is dying, tries to connect with his teenage son by teaching him how to get the girl he likes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, starting over, addiction, single parent, parents and children, estrangement, rehabilitation, coming of age, womanizer, teenage life, father son relationship, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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45%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family problems, couples, dysfunctional family, homecoming, hopes, estrangement, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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45%
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Move (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Eleven moving dates, eight friends: Philipp, Wiebke, Jessica, Maria, Swantje, Michael, Thomas, Dina – all in their twenties and mutually lonesome. And always searching: For a new city, a new job, an own apartment, a new, or even an old love. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, light, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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44%
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A presumed-dead man's current wife and former wives squabble over his funeral arrangements.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: womanizer, funeral, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, marriage, wife, couples, daughter, death, unfaithful husband, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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43%
Cleaver Family Reunion (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Members of a dysfunctional family settle their differences after a series of misadventures during their summer reunion
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, family problems, siblings relations, eccentric family, parents and children, disorder, reunion, family relations, family gatherings, silly humor, house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Falling for Mala (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maria Laura "Mala" is an actress with little luck, but she is successful working for other women, seducing their boyfriends to know if they are faithful or not. But everything changes when her dream to perform in her acting career depends ...
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39%
Take the Trash (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jesper Jensen is a successful IT salesman who stops at nothing, even if it means backstabbing his best friend. Being number one in the company and having a beautiful wife and a lovely home, Jesper seems to lead a perfect life, but one day his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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39%
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Harris Malden wears his insecurity on his face in a curious disguise for everyone to see. No one in the neighborhood, not even his best friend Paul or his brother Melvin, has the heart to tell him how ridiculous he looks with the thick black line ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
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39%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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38%
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, friends, family relations, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, dublin ireland, cleveland ohio
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37%
The Price to Pay (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jean-Pierre, a wealthy businessman, is lonely. He still desires his wife but she only seems interested in shopping and the beauty salon. Tired of lunching alone every day, one day he decides to invite his chauffeur to join him, and a relationship ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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37%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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