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, summer vacation, language barrier, comedy of errors, escapades, youth, romance, teachers and students, couples, lifestyle, buddies, disorder, power relations, student, teenage crush, love, teenager, teacher, male female relationship, virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, couples, youth, teenage life, fall in love and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like French for Beginners: LOL (2008), Anja & Viktor (2001), She's All That (1999), Book of Love (1990), Popstar (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, parents and children, high school, love and romance, 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: youth, teenage life, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, disorder, couples, couple relations, urban, aspiring musician, infidelity, high school sweetheart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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100%
 5.9
 82K
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, teenager, opposites attract, romance, teen romance, bet, cinderella story, youth, high school life, social misfits, prom ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, 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, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, high school, fish out of water, americana, youth, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, romance, friends ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, misfit, school, prodigy, showbiz, lifestyle, musician's life, romance, teenage life, family life, youth, pop star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england, europe
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67%
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, love and romance, obsession, couples, thirtysomething life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, fish out of water, misfit, love and romance, fall in love, interracial relations, racism, disorder, manners, youth, single parent, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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60%
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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, captivating, light, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, artists and showbiz, fall in love, friends, couples, actor's life, romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, school teacher, taxi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, offbeat ...
Plot: against the odds, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, disorder, couples, male female relationship, ballet, misfit, accountant, dance teacher, soccer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, seduction, island, vacation, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, youth, young lovers, breakup, family relations, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 life, teenage love, youth, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, hidden identity, social differences, wooing, society, dishonesty, unrequited love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, teachers and students, lifestyle, youth, buddies, high school, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, love affair, romance, love and romance, college, high school, teenage life, high school life, lifestyle, vengeance, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 2K
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, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: teenage love, sexual content, school, escapades, obsessive quest, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disability, looking for sex, teenage life, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, 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
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47%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, romance, true love, looking for love, teenage life, youth, misfit, high school life, friendship, silly humor, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 666
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: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, unlikely couple, wooing, couples, looking for love, disorder, romance, older woman younger man relationship, lifestyle, eccentric family, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, couples, fall in love, crimes, teenage love, misfit, goofy hero, romance, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, midlife crisis, comedy of errors, couples, disorder, couple relations, buddies, wooing, crumbling marriage, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: fall in love, singleness, love and romance, romance, best friends, urban, lifestyle, family relations, friends, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: life turned upside down, couple relations, fall in love, comedy of errors, dishonesty, couples, infidelity, romance, love and romance, buddies, disorder, stewardess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
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40%
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The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, youth, family life, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, puberty, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, high school, dating, high school life, wooing, teenage life, couple relations, romance, couples, lifestyle, singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rabbit Without Ears (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rainbow press reporter Ludo is sentenced to 8 months, but is released on probation. But he has to work 300 hours for a local daycare center and meets Anna who has unfinished business with him.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: kindergarten, unlikely couple, romance, ladykiller, couple relations, love and romance, love of one's life, fish out of water, buddies, one night stand, one-night stand, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, london, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deal with the devil, follow your dream, disorder, lifestyle, fish out of water, youth, love and romance, hopes, wish come true, high school, misfit, social misfits ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One Crazy Summer (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, friendship, eviction, romance, youth, buddies, disorder, island, nothing goes right, friends, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Perfect Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michel dreams of a perfect meeting with the woman of his dreams, entirely due to chance, as his parents and grandparents experienced. Vincent, Michel's contrast, is completely different. He is more the man of the direct approach and he follows ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, looking for love, romance, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, friendship between men, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddies, friends, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Divorce French Style (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ariane, a young French violinist, accepts the marriage proposal of Christen, an irresistible conductor. Only problem: she's a little bit ... married! Separated for two years with Nino, an Italian teacher with a strong character, she manages to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, couple relations, romance, couples, love and romance, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, witty, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, looking for love, sexual relations, love and romance, couple relations, love, man-woman relation, love story, husband wife relationship, love interest, wife husband relationship, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%