Movies like The Merry Widow

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The Merry Widow
Original name: Enfin veuve
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ses côtés pour la soutenir dans son chagrin. Anne-Marie se retrouve alors encore plus prisonnière que lorsqu'elle était mariée ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, family gatherings, romance, couples, family relations, dealing with death, love triangle, eccentric family, dishonesty, love and romance, unhappy marriage, delusion, mother son relationship, plastic surgeon, provence, maid, boat, letter, widow, cemetery, chinese, funeral, car accident, dog
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea
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Coupling
Comedy, Romance
UK
30 min.
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My Night at Maud's
Comedy, Drama, Romance
France
110 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to The Merry Widow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and witty films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, romance, dishonesty and love triangle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Merry Widow: Shall We Kiss? (2007), Change of Plans (2009), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), Feelings (2003), Baby Love (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shall We Kiss?
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel's offer of "a kiss without consequences". Emilie ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, romance, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, kiss, love triangle, dishonesty, family relations, love of one's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Change of Plans
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, biting, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, midlife crisis, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, disorder, friends, intrigue, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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One Stays, the Other Leaves
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, infidelity, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, introspection, love affair, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   79%
    User:   74%
 
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Feelings
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic
Plot: love affair, couple relations, infidelity, romance, small town, adultery, love triangle, life turned upside down, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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System:   67%
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Baby Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: They were the perfect loving couple, well, almost. Emmanuel wanted a child but Philippe didn't. One day, however, Emmanuel decides to take the plunge, at the risk of losing Philippe. But how do you make a child when you are gay?
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, gender, romance, couples, babies and infants, immigrants, custody, pregnancy, hopes, love and romance, misfit ...
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Place: europe, france, paris france
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All About Them
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlotte is cheating on Micha with Mélodie. Not suspecting a thing, yet feeling neglected, Micha in turn cheats on Charlotte. But also with Mélodie. For Mélodie, things are topsy-turvy. She lies to both of them. She is privy to each of their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Try Me
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quand Yves-Marie, 9 ans, demande à Jacqueline, qui a son âge : "Epouse-moi", elle répond par une pirouette : "Le jour où tu vas dans les étoiles, je te donne ma main."
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love and romance, couples, couple relations, family relations, giraffe, hunting rifle, bird cage, zoo, suicide attempt ...
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    User:   63%
 
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Lawless Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: talky, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: infidelity, gay, wine, depression, adultery, small town, gays and lesbians, death, relationships, midlife crisis, male nudity, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, prague, france
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    User:   51%
 
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Caprice
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
Granny's Funeral
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A provincial chemist in the throes of a mid-life crisis must choose between burying his dearly departed grandmother and cremating her in this quirky comedy of manners starring Valerie Lemercier, Denis Podalydes, and Isabelle Candelier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, touching, realistic ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, dealing with death, nothing goes right, infidelity, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, sms, magic trick, funeral home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
A French Gigolo
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marco leads a double life. As Marco, he is a construction worker but rich ladies craving sexual excitation know him as Patrick. As Marco he is married to Fanny, an ambitious young woman who has opened her own hairdressing salon in partnership with ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: hip hop, hidden identity, prostitute, couple relations, romance, infidelity, suburbs, love affair, social differences, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, arizona, paris france
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System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
Love Is All You Need
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family gatherings, breast cancer, infidelity, love and romance, hairdresser, wedding, romance, couples, family relations, unlikely couple, seaside town, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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System:   50%
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Ex
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, romance, couples, crumbling marriage, friendship, looking for love, love triangle, breakup, unfulfillment, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy
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System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
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Cockles and Muscles
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Crustaces et Coquillages is a fresh French comedy film with numerous surprise turnarounds and about the tolerance of a family of four. The family spend an idealistic summer vacation together where each of the family members gets involved in a new or ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, youth, gays and lesbians, farce, couple relations, romance, love affair, parents and children, sexual relations, cruising, summer, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, portugal, cote d'azur, mediterranean sea
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My Night at Maud's
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: talky, sexual, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, catholicism, buddies, dialogue driven, philosophy, morality, relationships, unlikely couple, life philosophy, existentialism, manipulations, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 18th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
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Gemma Bovery
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only are the names of the new arrivals Gemma and Charles Bovery, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, village, romance, love affair, countryside, love triangle, sexual relations, love and romance, literature, small town, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, normandy
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System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
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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: sincere, semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, romance, couples, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, bisexual, science, sex, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
When the Sea Rises
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An actress, who goes all over rural France with her monologe "Sex and Crime", meets and falls in love with a man, since that moment starts helping him in his plays.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Plot: fall in love, on the road, romance, family life, ocean or sea, actor's life, opposites attract, impossible love, love affair, love and romance, couples, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, flanders, belgium
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System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
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In Paris
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to Paris and moves back in with his divorced father and amorous younger brother, Jonathan. While his carefree sibling and doting father try in vain to cheer him up, a visit from his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: womanizer, dealing with death, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, sexual relations, siblings relations, wooing, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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Everyone
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The perfect gay couple are having a wedding in their backyard and they've invited the family and all their emotional baggage.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, friendship, looking for love, parents and children, sexual relations, singleness, coming out, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
Separation City
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy-drama which follows the collapse of two marriages.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, romance, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, buddies, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand, berlin germany
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    User:   45%
 
How Much Do You Love Me?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After winning the lottery, François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to a prostitute named Daniela to live with him as his wife until his money runs out.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, comedy of errors, love triangle, couple relations, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, gangsters, golden years, goofy hero, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
My Wife Is an Actress
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, adultery, marriage, pregnancy, paranoia, actor's life, infidelity, male nudity, guilt, relationships, couple relations, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, england, europe, israel ...
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Summer Things
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two couple of friends, one very rich the other almost homeless, decides to go on Holiday. Julie, a single mother, joins them too. Once at seaside, it starts a complicate love cross among them that will involve also a transsexual, a jealous brother,a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic
Plot: family life, couples, transsexual, resort, couple relations, romance, sexual relations, gender, beach, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
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System:   39%
    User:   39%
 
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wife, Helena, reeling from abandonment, decides to ...
Style: cynical, clever, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, writer's life, divorce, relationships, oldies, human nature, couple relations, writers, immortality, looking for love, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Season's Beatings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, family life, restaurant, nightclub, romance, single parent, crumbling marriage, suburbs, self discovery, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, russia, paris france
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
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My Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, dark humor, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, downfall, manipulations, romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, destructive relationship, homeless man, prostitution, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
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System:   39%
    User:   47%
 
Girl on a Bicycle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paolo, an Italian tour bus driver living in Paris, has just summoned up the courage to propose marriage to his German girlfriend Greta. However, a chance encounter with a French woman on a bicycle the very next day turns Paolo's life upside ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, comedy of errors, life turned upside down, romance, dishonesty, urban, love and romance, couples, buddies, infidelity, fall in love, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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System:   38%
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gabrielle Deneige is an independent, ambitious TV weather girl torn between her love of a distinguished author several decades her senior, and the attentions of a headstrong, potentially unstable young suitor. An unspoken past between the two men ...
Style: semi serious, biting, dark humor, sexy, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, portugal, lisbon portugal
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System:   37%
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