Movies like Waiter!

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Waiter! (1983)
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Waiter! (1983)
Original name: Garçon!
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After a life of emotional and professional upsets, Alex finds himself headwaiter in a chic Parisian restaurant. Well into middle age, divorced but still very much a ladies’ man, he has one great ambition: to open an amusement park by the sea. One day, an old flame, Claire, suddenly re-enters his life. For Alex, the fires of love are easily re-kindled, but Claire has another man in her life…
Plot: restaurant, waiter, friendship, dream, french, seaside
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, friendship, restaurant, couple relations and friends mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Waiter!: The Kitchen in Paris (2014), Cesar & Rosalie (1972), Open Tables (2015), My American Uncle (1980), Paris Can Wait (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kitchen in Paris (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The employees of the famous Russian "Claude Monet" restaurant are forced to move their business to Paris.
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: restaurant, chef, waiter, escapades, workplace situations, workplace, employer employee relationship, co worker co worker relationship, coworker, relationship vs career, love, couples ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Cesar & Rosalie (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claude Sautet's romantic drama stars Romy Schneider as Rosalie, a beautiful young woman involved with successful businessman Cesar (Yves Montand). One day, Rosalie's former flame David (Sami Frey) appears and attempts to win her back. ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, friendship, fall in love, friends, couples, performer's life, romance, love and romance, obsession, businessman, male female relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Open Tables (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Within the walls of the trendiest restaurants, behind the closed doors of private dinner parties, and on the banks of the Seine in Paris, Open Tables, uses the the exploding foodie scene as the backdrop for intertwining stories of true love, love ...
Plot: improv, restaurant, food, love, party
Place: chicago illinois, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
My American Uncle (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face the anxiety caused by ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: island, psychology, reward, punishment, mouse, bittersweet, social climbing, couples, couple relations, introspection, friendship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, year 1977
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young girls meet, Reinette from the countryside and Mirabelle from Paris, and decide to take a flat together in Paris where they attend University. Four successive stories about their daily lives illustrate the very different views, characters ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, twentysomething life, friendship, strong female presence, friends, best friends, introspection, human nature, village, urban, village life, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Paris Can Wait (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman at a crossroads traveling to Cannes along with her successful film producer husband, finds herself on a two-day road trip with his business associate. What follows is a carefree journey replete with diversions involving picturesque sites, ...
Style: road movie, captivating, sentimental, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: travel, life, wine, love, on the road, french, husband wife relationship, film producer, food, husband, restaurant, fall in love ...
Place: france, paris france
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59%
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Paris (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dancer, family relations, romance, fall in love, city life, friendship, artist, transplant, dance, dancing, death, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
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Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, illegal immigrant, society, betrayal, fake identity, culture clash, interracial relations, survival, love story, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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In The French Style (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young American art student must decide whether to stay in Paris with her boyfriend or go back to the U.S. when her wealthy father arrives to bring her back.
Plot: coming of age, independence, painting, romance, father daughter relationship, art student, art
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Do Not Disturb (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this lively French remake of Humpday, best buds reunite and revive their friendship on a questionable dare. Can two straight guys really make a gay sex film, together?
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, light ...
Plot: manhood, friendship, couples, sexual relations, buddies, experimenting, suburbs, friends, filmmaking, gay, gay interest, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: art history, female friendship, friendship, love affair, twentysomething life, looking for love, romance, best friends, love and romance, couple relations, wooing, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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You and Me (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Paris, Ariane and Lena are sisters. Ariane writes photo novellas for the magazine "Toi et Moi." She's emotional and her long-time boyfriend, Farid, has her in a state because he won't propose, won't ask her to live with ...
Style: sexy, humorous, captivating, light, emotional ...
Plot: romance, looking for love, artists and showbiz, high maintenance, love, family relations, couples, rivalry, friendship, siblings relations, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Orchestra Seats (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: pianist, friendship, waitress, reconciliation, lifestyle, fall in love, collector, artists and showbiz, romance, couples, couple relations, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Goodbye Again (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Stranded by her lover, a 40-ish interior decorator in Paris turns to a U.S. client's playboy son.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, womanizer, betrayal, infidelity, romance, battle of the sexes, gender, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, dishonesty, psychopath ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Roommates Party (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unusually cold winter forces the french government to push the best housed people to accommodate some poor fellow citizens. The decree called "Le Grand Partage" creates some trouble among the residents of a Paris upscale apartment block.
Plot: female director, class differences, neighbor neighbor relationship
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, suburbs, friendship, farce, fall in love, twentysomething life, love affair, couple relations, buddies, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Bohemian Life (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, France, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three penniless artists become friends in modern-day Paris: Rodolfo, an Albanian painter with no visa, Marcel, a playwright and magazine editor with no publisher, and Schaunard, a post-modernist composer of execrable noise.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, witty, touching, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, fall in love, immigrants, deportation, eviction, poet, unfulfillment, society, artists and showbiz, romance, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 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, stylized ...
Plot: destiny, coincidence, chaos, chance meeting, love and romance, couple relations, couples, museum, old woman, stranger, chaos and mayhem, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mr. Morgan's Last Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film centres on a retired, widowed professor living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a younger French woman.
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, estrangement, death of wife, suicide attempt, free spirited, unlikely relationship, odd couple, friendship, optimism, dancer, respect, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, france, belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5K
Non-Fiction (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alain and Léonard, a writer and a publisher, are overwhelmed by the new practices of the publishing world. Deaf to the desires of their wives, they struggle to find their place in a society whose code they can no longer crack.
Style: psychological, captivating, melancholic, sentimental
Plot: husband wife relationship, art, literature, politics, novelist, pregnant woman, divorced man, novel, actress, infidelity, female nudity, bare breasts ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, artsy, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: photographer, culture clash, french, fish out of water, romance, lifestyle, society, sexual relations, profanity, relationship problems, vacation, taxi driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
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Le Week-End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. The film follows the couple as long-established tensions in their marriage ...
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: elderly lovers, weekend, love and romance, couple relations, dark humor, elderly, life is a bitch, aging, verbal byplay, crumbling marriage, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, new york, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, humorous, psychological, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, gambling, romance, haunted by the past, suicidal, fall in love, knife throwing, knife, bridge, life & death, loneliness, existentialism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.5
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Baby Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: They were the perfect loving couple, well, almost. Emmanuel wanted a child but Philippe didn't. One day, however, Emmanuel decides to take the plunge, at the risk of losing Philippe. But how do you make a child when you are gay?
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: gay, immigrants, family relations, romance, society, pregnancy, marriage, surrogate mother, escapades, money, babies and infants, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 167
The Great Role (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a famous American film director, Rudolph Grichenberg, comes to Paris to cast a Yiddish version of 'The Merchant of Venice,' Maurice Kurtz and his friends try out for the role of Shylock. Thinking he has finally been cast in an ...
Plot: prejudice, actor, french, sister sister relationship, pigeon, old woman, bar mitzvah, clothing store, actress, falling off horse, talent agent, photograph ...
Place: israel, middle east, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Our Happy Lives (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Six people whose lives are intertwined struggle to find happiness amid broken relationships and painful life changes.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: immigrants, friendship, sexual identity, gender, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, breakup, militant, couples, friends, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 4K
Venus Beauty (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madam Nadine manages with pride the "Vénus Beauté" Salon which offers relaxation, massage and make-up services. The owner and her three beauticians: Samantha, Marianne and Angèle are pros. Contrary to her friend Marianne, who still ...
Style: sexy, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beauty salon, beautician, couple relations, boss and employee, love affair, workplace situations, friendship, urban, looking for love, power relations, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: clever, psychological, stylized, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, temptation, society, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 13K
Stolen Kisses (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, private detective, prostitute, adultery, night watchman, hotel room, new wave, couples, romance, coming of age, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, family relations, friends, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%