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Manuela and Manuel (2007)
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Manuela and Manuel (2007)
Original name: Manuela y Manuel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deep inside, Manuel has always been Manuela. Amidst her worst love crisis, Manuela reinvents herself as Manuel in order to pass as the fiancé of her best friend Coca - who is pregnant from a one-night stand and must face her conservative family. Hidden identities, misunderstandings, and the tension between two friends pretending to be what they are not, stage a colorful and up-beat story.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: friendship, hidden identity, wedding, transvestism, best friends, gender bending, human nature, couples, disorder, love, mistaken identity, pregnancy, gay slur, gay man straight woman relationship, friends, gender, gays and lesbians, dancing, gay, religion, transsexual, church, homosexual, marriage, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about friends, couples, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, disorder and best friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Manuela and Manuel: Motherhood (2009), Expecting (2013), Bastards of Young (2013), Pretty Ugly People (2008), The Parade (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, friends, best friends, family relations, life turned upside down, friendship, baby, couple relations, woman, adoption, weakness, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Pretty Ugly People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, usa
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The Parade (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, France, Republic of North Macedonia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, queer cinema, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four women - a blonde, a hippie, a lesbian and a barmaid - are looking for love, money and success. When one inherits an Italian restaurant from her father, they see this as a chance to fulfil their dreams. Then the restaurant is in danger of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, feel good ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
With Friends Like These (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: stylized, humorous, surreal, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, friendship, social relations, friends, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, best friends, missing person, family life, couples, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Time: contemporary
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58%
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, fall in love, on the road, best friends, looking for love, introspection, human nature, hopes, family business, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 129 min.
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48%
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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47%
 6.7
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Country: France, Germany
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46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, france, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%