Movies like Amelie

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Amelie (2001)
 8.3
 743K
Amelie (2001)
Original name: Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?
Style: touching, stylized, feel good, inspirational, sentimental, sweet, colourful, romantic, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, existentialism, fall in love, looking for love, life philosophy, surrealism, optimism, social relations, love, lifestyle change, weirdo, daydreamer, young woman, shyness, love and romance, life, changing lives, cafe, heroine, french, sex shop, destiny, friendship, hopes, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1997, year 1974 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec

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Most similar movies to Amelie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, destiny, love, couples, love story and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Amelie: Midnight in Paris (2011), About Time (2013), Mood Indigo (2013), Angel-A (2005), Barfi! (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: feel good, stylized, witty, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, bohemian life, literature, writer's life, painter, writers, nostalgia, fall in love, life philosophy, french, weirdo, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 19th century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.8
 337K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: time travel, romance, time loop, life philosophy, changing the past or future, true love, life, sent to the past, family secret, rain, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: london, cornwall, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.5
 16K
Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Style: surreal, sentimental, touching, art house, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, surrealism, philosophy, love affair, honeymoon, love and romance, collector, escapades, tragic love, marriage proposal, unfulfillment, loss of fortune ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 34K
Angel-A (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautiful and mysterious woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together...but is their meeting purely coincidence?
Style: philosophical, semi serious, intellectual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, life philosophy, loneliness, supernatural romance, low self esteem, french, romance, fall in love, gangsters, love story, disorder, suicide attempt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 81K
Barfi! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mute or deaf, autism, love and romance, true love, love triangle, lovers, wedding, handicapped, romance, society, young man, young woman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Romantics Anonymous (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker he has just hired. What occurs when a highly ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shyness, chocolate, workplace romance, group therapy, love and romance, odd couple, social awkwardness, overcoming, support group, awkwardness, self esteem, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams embarks on a true-life adventure when a negative goes missing.
Style: feel good, motivational, inspirational, scenic, surreal ...
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, daydreamer, adventurer, loneliness, adventure, disorder, obsessive quest, journey, escape from reality, coworker, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, usa, himalaya, los angeles, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.9
 95K
A Good Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: vineyard, wine, countryside, self discovery, love story, starting over, love and romance, character change, inheritance, businessman, doubts and hesitations, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: provence, france, europe, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 13K
Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, love affair, office romance, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, workplace romance, love, romance, cafe, french, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Science of Sleep (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is lovestruck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Style: surreal, psychological, sentimental, meditative, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: daydreamer, magic, escape from reality, painting, friendship, new job, dreams, romance, introspection, love, dancer, visionary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, mexico, france, latin america, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beautiful Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her widowed mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hairdresser, romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, beauty salon, disorder, farce, mistaken identity, fan, love letter, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 20K
Russian Dolls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, sentimental, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, love triangle, lifestyle, lesbian, understanding, writer's life, old love, model, birthday, screenwriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, english channel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Girl on the Bridge (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor, a knife thrower who needs a human target for his show. ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, gambling, romance, haunted by the past, suicidal, older man younger woman relationship, fall in love, life & death, loneliness, existentialism, sexuality, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, turkey, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: advertising executive, friendship, romance, midlife crisis, looking for love, obsessive quest, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, best friends, infidelity, relationships, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 30K
Micmacs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers. Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, absurd, light, atmospheric ...
Plot: misfit, lifestyle change, friendship, financial problem, goofy hero, teamwork, homeless, eccentricity, loneliness, french, brutality, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Extremely shy Lars finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size ...
Style: touching, psychological, humorous, sweet, depressing ...
Plot: loneliness, mental illness, human relationship, shyness, doll, young man, delusion, sex doll, grief, social relations, psychologist, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bread and Tulips (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her begin. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: flower shop, self discovery, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, housewife, romance, disorder, hopes, starting over, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, venice, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 356K
Yes Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life changing experience, life, lifestyle change, love affair, character change, love and romance, change of heart, friends, fall in love, life philosophy, girlfriend, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 4K
Happenstance (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet?
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: coincidence, destiny, chaos, chance meeting, love and romance, couple relations, couples, museum, stranger, old woman, chaos and mayhem, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, starting over, lifestyle, looking for love, fall in love, couples, culture clash, hotel, hairdresser, church, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, venice, copenhagen, italy, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couple relations, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, looking for love, unfulfilled love, love triangle, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, love and romance, single mother, romance, mother daughter relationship, french, male female relationship, children, piano, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hunting and Gathering (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Camille falls ill, she is forced to live with Philibert and Franck.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, romantic, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, opposites attract, fall in love, cleaning lady, love and romance, friendship, friends, fighting illness, nursing, loner, french, chef ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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When the Cat's Away (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, love and romance, gays and lesbians, romance, couples, friends, family relations, self discovery, introspection, couple relations, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, best friend, brooklyn bridge, roommate, looking for love, fall in love, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, singleness, self discovery, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Paris, the pharmacist Alice has been an obsessed Woody Allen fan since she was fifteen and has seen all his movies and talks to him alone in her room. When she meets Pierre in a night-club, she finds that he loves jazz and she believes he is her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, thirtysomething life, obsession, love and romance, love affair, love triangle, lifestyle, love, looking for love, single woman, opposites attract, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 85K
Delicatessen (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This bizarre surrealistic black comedy takes place in a small fictitious post-apocalyptic town where food is scarce and butcher Clapet has the macabre business of using human flesh to feed his customers. Yet when his daughter falls in love with his ...
Style: futuristic, surreal, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: dark humor, distopia, cannibalism, cannibal, clown, escape, satire, suicide attempt, butcher, underground, post apocalypse, french ...
Time: future
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: feel good, sentimental, witty, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, love story, love and romance, thirtysomething life, love triangle, diary, looking for love, couples, christmas, flirting, holiday, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: sentimental, light, sweet, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, single, cliche, thirtysomething life, loneliness, dating, hung over, language barrier, self discovery, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, new york, croatia, france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 26K
Heartbreaker (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Monaco, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, light, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, womanizer, wooing, hotshot, seduction, romance, couples, cons and scams, love and romance, love story, wedding preparations and rituals, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: france, french riviera, monte carlo, monaco, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%