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, plastic surgeon, provence, maid, boat, letter, widow, cemetery, chinese, funeral, car accident, dog, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea

Most similar movies to The Merry Widow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, infidelity, dishonesty and love triangle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Merry Widow: Shall We Kiss? (2007), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), Change of Plans (2009), All About Them (2015), Feelings (2003). 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, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, romance, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, kiss, love triangle, dishonesty, family relations, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   90%
 
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, 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 ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   80%
 
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: semi serious, witty, biting, realistic, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   87%
 
 6.3
 835
All About Them
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, friendship, lesbian kiss, menage a trois ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
 6.3
 888
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
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: feel good, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family gatherings, breast cancer, infidelity, love and romance, wedding, hairdresser, romance, couples, family relations, unlikely couple, chance meeting, seaside town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty
Plot: fall in love, on the road, family life, romance, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   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: 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 ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
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 528
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love and romance, couples, couple relations, family relations, giraffe, hunting rifle, suicide attempt, zoo, bird cage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   68%
 
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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: semi serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, humorous
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, romance, love and romance, couples, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, science, bisexual, sex, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
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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, 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: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
You Are So Beautiful
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, fish out of water, romance, farm, love and romance, couples, disorder, single parent, looking for love, mistaken identity ...
Place: romania, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
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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: 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, love, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
Namastey London
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, stylized, humorous
Plot: looking for love, culture clash, romance, fall in love, bollywood, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, england, europe, india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
Phileine Says Sorry
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, couples, urban, city life, actor's life, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, weatherman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
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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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, friendship, looking for love, parents and children, sexual relations, singleness, coming out, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
 4K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
Girl on a Bicycle
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, comedy of errors, romance, life turned upside down, dishonesty, urban, love and romance, couples, buddies, infidelity, fall in love, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
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, realistic, touching ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, dealing with death, nothing goes right, infidelity, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, magic trick, funeral home, sms ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
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Men in Hope
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, hammock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, czech republic, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
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, realistic, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, comedy of errors, love triangle, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, gangsters, golden years, goofy hero, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
Separation City
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy-drama which follows the collapse of two marriages.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, infidelity, romance, love triangle, love affair, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, buddies, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new zealand, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever
Plot: family life, couples, transsexual, resort, couple relations, romance, sexual relations, gender, beach, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
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The Oranges
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical
Plot: dysfunctional family, romance, drugs/alcohol, love and romance, family problems, suburbs, infidelity, life turned upside down, fall in love, marital separation, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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Carolina
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, eccentric family, love and romance, couples, family relations, best friends, wooing, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
Another Woman's Life
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the fun loving Marie sets her eyes on brooding comic book artist Paul, it sets off the kind of romantic sparks that quickly culminate in the bedroom. But the next morning brings its share of surprises as Marie crawls out of bed to discover her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: introspection, couple relations, memory loss, romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, parents and children, wooing, road not taken, life turned upside down, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
The Four-Faced Liar
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, friendship, urban, romance, love triangle, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, lesbian relationship, couples, infidelity, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
Goldfish Memory
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A small group of friends experience relationships which grow and stumble, involving everything from straight, gay, lesbian, and bisexual relationships. The speed with which these relationships last leads to the Goldfish memory effect, the belief ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: folk, couple relations, rock, romance, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, singleness, wooing, love and romance, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
Girl Seeks Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 10 min.
Story: Chica Busca Chica (Girl Seeks Girl) is Spain's answer to THE L WORD, and features luscious ladies, unabashed romanticism, and clever plot twists. Nines, who bartends at the local dyke bar, hops into bed with adorable Monica but flees when ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, romance, looking for love, gender, love and romance, infidelity, femme fatale, couple relations, looking for sex, sexual relations, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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Coupling
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Coupling is a 2003 American remake of the British television sitcom of the same title, which aired on NBC.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, couple relations, verbal byplay, romance, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
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