Movies like Amelie

If you like "Amelie" you are looking for touching, feel good and stylized movies about / with loneliness, fall in love, optimism, existentialism, social relations, looking for love and love themes of Comedy and Romance genre shot in France or Germany.
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Amelie (2001)
 8.3
 683K
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, feel good, stylized, inspirational, sentimental, offbeat, sweet, romantic, colourful, interesting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, fall in love, optimism, existentialism, social relations, looking for love, love, life, love and romance, lifestyle change, weirdo, shyness, life philosophy, young woman, hopes, loner, cafe, changing lives, destiny, surrealism, french, friendship, imagination, daydreamer, heroine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 70s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1997 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec

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, love, destiny, mentor, couples and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Amelie: Midnight in Paris (2011), About Time (2013), Romantics Anonymous (2010), Barfi! (2012), Mood Indigo (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 96 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: stylized, witty, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, literature, writer's life, bohemian life, midnight, french, past, love and romance, painting, vacation, encounter, writers ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 19th century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, versailles, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.8
 285K
About Time (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
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, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, time loop, romance, changing the past or future, life philosophy, true love, sent to the past, couple relations, lovers, family relations, family secret, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, future
Place: london, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, sentimental, feel good, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shyness, workplace romance, group therapy, chocolate, love and romance, odd couple, overcoming, social awkwardness, support group, awkwardness, misfit, cooking and food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 73K
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, love and romance, true love, love triangle, autism, lovers, romance, arranged marriage, society, young woman, young man, young people ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 15K
Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 131 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, inventions and discoveries, job seeking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 31K
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: semi serious, philosophical, intellectual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, loneliness, romance, french, fall in love, gangsters, supernatural romance, low self esteem, love story, disorder, suicide attempt, pimp ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 326K
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: feel good, funny, light, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life changing experience, lifestyle change, love affair, change of heart, life, love and romance, character change, romance, free spirited, friends, optimism, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 86K
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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, provence, wine, vineyard, countryside, businessman, love and romance, inheritance, love story, starting over, doubts and hesitations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: france, europe, england, london, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, couples, urban, human nature, introspection, self discovery, suburbs, looking for love, couple relations, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Genre: 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, life changing experience, loneliness, adventure, adventurer, obsessive quest, daydreamer, escape from reality, lifestyle change, travel, journal, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: iceland, usa, himalaya, new york, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hairdresser, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, mistaken identity, farce, beauty salon, disorder, love letter, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 28K
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, homeless, goofy hero, odd, financial problem, injury, teamwork, eccentricity, acrobat, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, escape from reality, friendship, new job, dreams, imagination, romance, introspection, love, dancer, imaginary, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, mexico, france, europe, latin america ...
⇓ 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: self discovery, friendship, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, housewife, romance, flower shop, disorder, hopes, couple relations, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, venice, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, couples, culture clash, hotel, hairdresser, church, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: denmark, venice, italy, scandinavia, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 7.0
 19K
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, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lesbian, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, love triangle, writer's life, understanding, old love, model, birthday, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, england ...
⇓ 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, witty, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: diary, opposites attract, thirtysomething life, love and romance, looking for love, workplace romance, couples, love triangle, christmas, holiday, love story, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 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, humorous, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, coincidence, love and romance, couples, couple relations, chance meeting, chaos, museum, stranger, old woman, chaos and mayhem, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 6K
Jet Lag (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: airport, cooking and food, romance, opposites attract, fish out of water, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, misfit, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, mexico, europe, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 13K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, immigrants, starting over, fall in love, old love, longing, couples, family problems, parents and children, separated parents, frenchman abroad ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she has to believe in something, if not in someone.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: judaism, love affair, culture clash, youth, looking for love, couples, society, fall in love, love and romance, spirituality, family relations, jewish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 3K
After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, compassionate, light, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, fall in love, love triangle, love, nothing goes right, romance, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, rescue, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 115K
Love, Rosie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different ...
Style: touching, sweet, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, best friends in love, youth, true love, best friends, couple relations, teen romance, love story, teenage pregnancy, love affair, male female friendship, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, england, usa, boston, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, fall in love, misfit, love triangle, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, touching, psychological, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, gambling, romance, haunted by the past, suicidal, fall in love, knife throwing, bridge, knife, life & death, loneliness, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, glasgow scotland, greece ...
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, love and romance, romance, french, single mother, mother daughter relationship, urban, male female relationship, kiss, advertising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, montmartre paris, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, witty, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, thirtysomething life, love and romance, love affair, love triangle, love, looking for love, single woman, opposites attract, male objectification, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 22K
Eagle vs Shark (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The New Zealand made "Eagle vs Shark" is the tale of two socially awkward misfits and the strange ways they try to find love; through revenge on high-school bullies, burgers, and video games. Love blossoms for Lily over double Meaty Boy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, absurd, dark humor ...
Plot: eagle, misfit, friendship, love and romance, relationships, fall in love, falling in love, love affair, looking for love, intrigue, obsessive quest, shark ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, brooklyn bridge, best friend, roommate, looking for love, couples, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, singleness, unfulfillment, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 12K
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, office romance, love affair, workplace romance, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, love, romance, cafe, swedish, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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