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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, friends, misfit, teachers and students, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, buddies, disorder, fish out of water, power relations, romance, student, teenage crush, love, teacher, male female relationship, virgin, male virgin, summer vacation, teenage boy, bus, swimming pool ...
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, teenage love and coming of age mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like French for Beginners: Schools Out (2008), Book of Love (1990), Just About Love? (2007), Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001), Caprice (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, college, high school, love and romance, teenage life, romance, love affair, coming of age, lifestyle, high school life, power relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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95%
 6.2
 981
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, high school, fish out of water, americana, prom, friendship, college life, couple relations, romance, suburban life, love and romance ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, looking for sex, love and romance, romance, coming of age, teenage life, friends, best friends, youth, friendship, interracial friendship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, sexual, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: ballet, accountant, against the odds, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, romance, love and romance, taxi, love, police, dance teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.8
 779
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: actor's life, friends, love triangle, couples, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, school principal, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, parents and children, love and romance, youth, society, social differences, urban, dishonesty, wooing, hidden identity, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, love triangle, obsession, thirtysomething life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 8K
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 love, teenage life, high school life, youth, parents and children, high school, self discovery, love and romance, young lovers, coming of age, hopes, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 3K
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: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, teens, date night
Plot: misfit, school, teenage love, family relations, power relations, friends, social relations, thirtysomething life, family, high school life, ultimatum, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations, love, husband wife relationship, man-woman relation, love story, love interest, wife husband relationship, up and down relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, couples, couple relations, romance, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, romantic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, couples, fall in love, romance, mother daughter relationship, french, single mother, urban, advertisement, female slaps male, advertising executive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, montmartre paris, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 2K
The Student (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an ambitious teaching student, busy preparing for her final exams, whose studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician. Twenty-one-year-old Valentine (Sophie Marceau) works part time as a teacher while ...
Style: realistic, humorous, romantic, light, touching ...
Plot: musician, student, love affair, couples, love, fall in love, love and romance, romance, relationship vs career, lifestyle, musician's life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 657
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: realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, love affair, unlikely couple, lifestyle, overbearing, family relations, fall in love, couples, disorder, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.6
 612
Joy of Sex (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Leslie Hindenberg, mistakenly believing she has just weeks to live, decides she will lose her virginity before she dies.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, loss of virginity, youth, looking for sex, teenage life, teenage love, romance, high school life, lifestyle, power relations, sexual relations, wooing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Ex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, couples, looking for love, love triangle, breakup, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, friends, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, misogyny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, looking for sex, love and romance, love affair, romance, friends, couples, looking for love, buddies, friendship, friendship between men, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, high school, school, romance, innocence lost, coming of age, ambition, lifestyle, high school life, teenage love, college life, university ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 4K
Ceremony (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, lifestyle, love triangle, wooing, couples, buddies, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, adolescence vs adulthood, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Party 2 (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The second film from the Le Boum series about a young French teenage girl who after moving to a new city falls in love with a boy and is thinking of having sex with him because her girlfriends have already done it.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, youth, train, high school life, puberty, family life, couples, family relations, teenage life, coming of age, high school, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, austria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Color of Milk (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 94 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: coming of age, summer, swimming, fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, romance, best friends, youth, self discovery, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, lifestyle, couples, singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, forbidden love, small town, couples, teenage love, fall in love, crimes, heist, disorder, friends, misfit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, humorous, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, ladykiller, couple relations, love and romance, love of one's life, buddies, fish out of water, one-night stand, womanizer, opposites attract, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
Place: kindergarten, germany, europe, london, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 870
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, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: high school, romance, friends, teenage life, love and romance, social misfits, disorder, looking for love, youth, school, friendship, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, biting, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, misfit, society, fish out of water, suburbs, manners, disorder, boarding school, teenage love, family relations, meaningful kiss, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 553
Try Me (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Quand Yves-Marie, 9 ans, demande à Jacqueline, qui a son âge : "Epouse-moi", elle répond par une pirouette : "Le jour où tu vas dans les étoiles, je te donne ma main."
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, couple relations, romance, love triangle, couples, wooing, zoo, giraffe, hunting rifle, bird cage, asteroid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 7K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, youth, infidelity, family life, family problems, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, puberty, dentist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, normandy, paris france, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 79K
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, date night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, bet, high school life, fall in love, teenager, cinderella story, social misfits, romance, teen romance, teenage life, young lovers, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%