Movies like The Merry Widow

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The Merry Widow (2007)
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The Merry Widow (2007)
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: humorous, dark humor, 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, dog, cemetery, maid, boat, chinese, letter, funeral, delusion, car accident, widow, unhappy marriage, provence, plastic surgeon, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea

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Most similar movies to The Merry Widow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Merry Widow: Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010), Granny's Funeral (2012), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), Try Me (2006), I'm Staying (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Second part of the film "Sorry if I love you". Alex (Raoul Bova) and Niki (Michela Quattrociocche) are more in love than ever. They have just returned from the lighthouse on the island Blu where they have lived unforgettable days. Niki ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, romance, lifestyle, wedding preparations and rituals, arranged marriage, social differences, couples, infidelity, communication problem
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Granny's Funeral (2012)
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, death in the family, family problems, dealing with death, nothing goes right, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, pharmacy, cemetery, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, introspection, love affair, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 528
Try Me (2006)
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, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love and romance, couples, couple relations, family relations, love, father son relationship, kitchen, marriage, hunting rifle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
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I'm Staying (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, romance, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, breakup, love and romance, rivalry, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Relationship Status: It's Complicated (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Ben is about to marry Juliette. His quiet, ordered life will fall to pieces when he meets up again with the person he secretly wants to see the most: Vanessa, the high school bombshell who never so much as looked in his direction. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, obsession, romance, couple relations, love triangle, thirtysomething life, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
You Are So Beautiful (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Aymé Pigrenet, a recently widowed farmer, is eager to find a new wife to help him run his farm. Desperate, he seeks the aid of a local matchmaker who suggest that he go to Romania to find a new wife. There he meets Elena.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, comedy of errors, opposites attract, peasant, fish out of water, romance, farm, love and romance, couples, disorder, single parent, looking for love ...
Place: romania, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.9
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Caprice (2015)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, romance, love and romance, actor's life, unlikely couple, couple relations, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, classroom, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
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I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Denise Richards plays Lauren, a divorced wedding-planner who falls for the groom-to-be (Dean Cain).
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, romance, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, event planner, firefighter, mistaken identity, wedding, dog
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: isolation, romance, countryside, confined, love and romance, lone wolves, couple relations, fall in love, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.2
 860
All About Them (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, young lovers, romance, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, couples, lesbian kiss, friendship, menage a trois ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.3
 2K
Ex (2009)
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, friendship, looking for love, love triangle, breakup, unfulfillment, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 4K
In Paris (2006)
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: semi serious, humorous, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 220
Marry Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oriane and Hadrian's couple is going through a crisis. Determined to save their marriage, Oriane visits a Gypsy fortune teller who foresees a dark future. But Oriane won't hear of anything but a happy ending and the psychic is forced to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: couple relations, romance, wizards and magicians, love and romance, best friends, social misfits, breakup, couples, supernatural, eiffel tower paris, menage a trois, crystal ball ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, couple relations, love affair, romance, date, multiple storylines, down on your luck, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.9
 548
Ball & Chain (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Somewhere in the middle of Texas, Ameet (Sunil Malhotra) and Saima (Lisa Ray) have a problem. They were perfectly happy avoiding each other until their parents set them up to get married. The reluctant couple decide to do whatever it takes to break ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: looking for sex, romance, palaces castles and temples, family gatherings, love and romance, couples, family relations, best friends, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, eccentric family, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Tuscan Wedding (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tuscan Wedding, the new romantic comedy from the creators of Loving Ibiza. Together with her father Tom and stepmother Marla, Sanne runs Casa Matrimonio, a luxurious villa in sunkissed Italy. The estate is located in Tuscany, a beautiful region ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, hotel, love and romance, romance, family relations, estate, couple relations, love triangle, siblings relations, eccentric family, family business, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
When the Sea Rises (2004)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: fall in love, on the road, romance, family life, actor's life, ocean or sea, opposites attract, impossible love, love affair, love and romance, couples, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, flanders, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Family Way (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 132 min.
Story: All the members of the De Roover family have ended up at a point of no return in their lives where crucial choices have to be made. Winnie wants a child. Her husband Rutmer wants to get in touch with his feelings. His brother Charlie doesn't ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, baby, relationship problems, couple relations, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, couples, anniversary, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Shall We Kiss? (2007)
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, kiss, sexual relations, couple relations, romance, longing, secret love, conversation, love at first sight, prostitute, classical music, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 987
Trilogy: Two (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman, concerned by her husband's eccentric behavior, hires a detective to follow his every move -- which yields unexpected results.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, farce, romance, love and romance, couples, on the run, police investigation, dishonesty, family relations, birthday party, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Love and Magnets (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Back in Montréal after spending five years in Guatemala, Julie moves in with her elder sister, Jeanne, a chronic liar and woman of rather loose sexual morals... Disillusioned with love, Jeanne is nevertheless engaged to Noël. However, Jeanne and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couples, urban, romance, communication, love, dysfunctional relationship, cheating, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 758
Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: train, lovers reunited, road not taken, romance, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, love affair, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, disorder, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
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 1K
Baby Love (2008)
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, realistic, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, gender, romance, couples, babies and infants, immigrants, custody, pregnancy, hopes, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Meet Me in Montenegro (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Norway, UK, Montenegro
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a failed American writer who enters into an affair after a chance encounter with a European dancer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, love and romance, romance, best friends, couple relations, couples, friends, friend, friendship, female nudity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 2K
Frenchmen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life of four best friends in Paris: Antoine (a gym school teacher), Jeff (director of a monthly journal), Alex (Jeff's associate in the monthly journal and a Don Juan) and Manu (owner of fine food store). Their time is shared between their ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: friendship, best friends, buddies, romance, midlife crisis, friends, aging, couple relations, elderly, unfulfillment, couples, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Plot: culture clash, looking for love, romance, fall in love, bollywood, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Girl on a Bicycle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: 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, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, comedy of errors, romance, life turned upside down, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, buddies, infidelity, fall in love, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 3K
Men in Hope (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Charming bon vivant Rudolf is convinced that infidelity is the basis for a happy marriage, since, after all, a woman does not want to be bored with her partner.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, cooking and food, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, roller coaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Mystery of Happiness (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life-long business partners Santiago and Eugenio understand each other without words, care for each other, and need each other. When Eugenio vanishes without a clue, Santiago and Laura, Eugenio’s wife, join forces to solve the mystery of his ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, love and romance, track down, couple relations, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%