Movies like French for Beginners

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French for Beginners (2006)
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French for Beginners (2006)
Original name: Französisch für Anfänger
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Henrik, who takes part in a student exchange program with France. The only reason for this journey is to conquer the heart of his dream girl. Wild Partys, exciting trips, a crazy host family and of course his trouble with the French language turn the - at first unmeant - holidays into a memorable summer.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, misfit, fish out of water, friends, lifestyle, summer vacation, language barrier, comedy of errors, escapades, youth, romance, teachers and students, couples, buddies, disorder, power relations, student, teenage crush, love, teenager, teacher, male female relationship, virgin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, germany, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, youth, teenage life, couples, friends and disorder mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like French for Beginners: Brain Drain (2009), LOL (2008), Anja & Viktor (2001), She's All That (1999), Book of Love (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Brain Drain (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Emilio, a shy, not too brilliant pupil at a humble local secondary school, has always harbored a secret love for Natalia, the cutest, brightest girl in the class. On the last day of the school year, when he finally decides to declare his love, ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: love and romance, escapades, obsessive quest, couples, fall in love, school, teenage love, disability, win over, teenage life, looking for sex, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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LOL (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lola, a striking teenaged girl who is on the cusp of adulthood, who longs to rush into the adult world of independence, freedom and sexual exploits, but is tenaciously held back by her mother.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, high school life, teenage love, youth, high school, love and romance, parents and children, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, optimism, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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100%
Anja & Viktor (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Highschool sweethearts Anja and Viktor find themselves in a lesser state of love when Anja graduates and gets a job in the city.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: youth, teenage life, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance, couples, disorder, couple relations, urban, high school sweetheart, ex boyfriend, apartment building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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She's All That (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, opposites attract, teenager, bet, teenage love, teen romance, romance, youth, high school life, social misfits, cinderella story, young love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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100%
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Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, high school, fish out of water, americana, youth, romance, friends, fall in love, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
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73%
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Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: June 1990, a large provincial town. It's the last day of class before the baccalaureate: a small group of graduates happily leaves high school - In the ambient euphoria, Lucas empties his bag: without mince words, he says out loud to his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, love affair, teenage life, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, coming of age, romance, college, power relations, high school, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, friends, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, cons and scams, singleness, dishonesty, parents and children, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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69%
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Popstar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girls life gets turned upside down when a new school friend turns out to be a popstar.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: romance, youth, pop star, lifestyle, showbiz, musician's life, family life, teenage love, misfit, parents and children, artists and showbiz, ultimatum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couples, friends, actor's life, romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, teacher, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, love and romance, romance, couples, obsession, thirtysomething life, school
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Just About Love? (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: End of High School, Beginning of Summer. A group of friends spend most of their time together, but little do they know that each and everyone of them has set their mind on pursuing one goal, the goal of every teenager : doing it for the first time. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friends, best friends, love and romance, youth, romance, teenage life, friendship, coming of age, looking for sex, teenager, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Neuilly Yo Mama! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samy moves from the underdeveloped crime-ridden French suburb to the riches of Neuilly.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, interracial relations, fish out of water, fall in love, teenage love, manners, disorder, love and romance, misfit, family relations, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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54%
18 Years Old and Rising (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Primo is an ordinary middle-class youngster studying for his baccalaureate, who gets side-tracked when he falls in love with a rich girl. They soon learn they have to deal with her condescending friends who look down upon this upstart.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, sincere, humorous, realistic
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, youth, parents and children, social differences, hidden identity, fall in love, society, wooing, dishonesty, unrequited love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Night Before the Exams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rome, 1989. Luca Molinari meets Claudia in a party, both of them are stressed about the upcoming final exams. Luca falls in love with the girl and now spends his time looking for her. He is assisted by his inseparable friends: Alice, Richard, ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, youth, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, high school, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grégoire Moulin, a shy accountant, sets up a blind date with a dance teacher at a bar. What he needed to do was just to cross the road. But it didn't happen to be as easy as it seems especially because of the final game of French soccer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: against the odds, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, disorder, couples, male female relationship, ballet, misfit, accountant, soccer, dance teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, friendship, teenage love, fall in love, teenage life, self discovery, friends, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Ginger and Cinnamon (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Stefania, works in a bookshop. Shortly before she wants to close for holidays, Andrea, who is left behind by his fiance, enters the store.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, seduction, island, vacation, teenage life, family relations, breakup, romance, youth, young lovers, comedy of errors, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, italy, europe, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, unlikely couple, lifestyle, wooing, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Bacon on the Side (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Djalil Boudaoud and Justine Lacroix are a surgeon and a television reporter who enter a romantic relationship despite the objections of their families to the cultural gap.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, fall in love, immigrants, couples, society, interracial relations, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
35 and Ticking (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia, Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker) is still looking for a man, Victoria ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, comedy of errors, midlife crisis, couples, buddies, disorder, wooing, couple relations, crumbling marriage, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, disorder, love and romance, misfit, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, mexico, latin america
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41%
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Lovely Complex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Koizumi Risa an unusually tall high school girl, meets the "vertically challenged" young man Otani Atsushi. They find common ground in height anxieties and interests. Risa (Ema Fujisawa), a tall Japanese girl, gets rejected by a boy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, romance, looking for love, true love, youth, misfit, teenage life, high school life, friendship, silly humor, school, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bart Got a Room (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone is searching for love in director Brian Hecker's semi-autobiographical story. Danny Stein, a high school senior at the bottom of the social food chain, needs a prom date. As a cause of anxiety for Danny, Bart Beeber, the nerdiest guy ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, love and romance, wooing, teenage love, lifestyle, buddies, misfit, youth, underdog, partners, unlikely couple, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Career Opportunities (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Josie, the daughter of the town's wealthiest businessman, faces problems at home and wishes to leave town but is disoriented. Her decision is finalized after she falls asleep in a Target dressing room. She awakens to find herself locked in the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, forbidden love, small town, teenage love, fall in love, couples, crimes, friends, disorder, goofy hero, misfit ...
Time: 90s
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40%
Deal of a Lifetime (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deal with the devil, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, youth, hopes, love and romance, wish come true, high school, social misfits, misfit, follow your dream ...
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39%
The Art of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Art of Love is composed of several chapters, which follows several Parisian couples.
Style: witty, sentimental, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, love, lifestyle, love interest, love story, husband wife relationship, man-woman relation, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Jerk Theory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring recording artist, Adam, is burned by a bad relationship experience and decides that if women won't respond to the "nice guy" then he'll be "the jerk." This is wildly successful with meaningless ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, high school, dating, wooing, high school life, couple relations, teenage life, romance, lifestyle, couples, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lemon Popsicle 9: The Party Goes On (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This movie is a sequel to the saga of movies about 3 guys in the middle of the 50's during their sex urges and other funny incidents.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: seduction, teacher student sex, teenage love, teenage life, couples, youth, romance, buddies, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: life turned upside down, comedy of errors, couple relations, fall in love, couples, disorder, infidelity, dishonesty, romance, buddies, love and romance, stewardess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Looking for Maria Sanchez (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Raul, a Puerto Rican born in New York, meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting NY, one night. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, looking for love, fish out of water, track down, friends, love at first sight, journey, love, culture clash, adventure, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%