Movies like The Guy in the Grave Next Door

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The Guy in the Grave Next Door (2002)
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The Guy in the Grave Next Door (2002)
Original name: Grabben i graven bredvid
Genre: Romance
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desirée, a modern librarian with urban friends and interests is visiting her late husband's grave when she meets Benny, a simple farmer. After his mother's death Benny lives alone on the run-down farm, desperately seeking a woman to take care of him. In spite of their differences the two have the dream of finding that special someone in common, and fall passionately in love. Benny wants Desirée to move in with him and start a family as soon as possible. But being a farmer's wife is not something she is very enthusiastic about. Just presenting Benny as her boyfriend proves to be an embarrassing experience. And when she gets a tempting job offer in Stockholm she has to consider her priorities carefully.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, offbeat, sexy
Plot: farm, fall in love, widow, family relations, romance, couples, lifestyle, opposites attract, male female relationship, countryside, love and romance, urban, city life, widower, love, cemetery, farmer, librarian, grave, falling in love, dead mother, dead husband
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, male female relationship, family relations and couple relations mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Guy in the Grave Next Door: Me and Morrison (2001), Alex and Leo (2010), Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012), So Woman! (2009), The Dog Trick (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Me and Morrison (2001)
Genre: Crime, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 91 min.
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Plot: love and romance, family relations, couples, human nature, fall in love, society, romance, parent child relationship, organized crime, coping, natural breasts, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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Alex and Leo (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leo, an advertising executive in his mid-30s, falls in love with Alex who's just gotten out of a long-term relationship. While Alex doesn't quite know how to react to Leo's advances, Leo's facing trouble with Alex's oddball ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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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, romantic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, montmartre paris, manhattan new york city
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dog Trick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A shy but very romantic young man tries to meet a girl by walking a borrowed dog. The trick works unbelievably well. They fall in love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, wooing, romance, couples, love and romance, dog walker, jogging, taxi driver, shower, dog, airport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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Whatcha Wearin'? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Yoon-Jung accidentally calls a stranger, instead of her boyfriend, and has phone sex with the unknown man. When Yoon-Jung's relationship with her boyfriend turns sour, Yoon-Jung meets Hyun-Seung, the stranger she had phone sex with.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Inertia (2001)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, emotional, touching, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.7
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
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Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Germany
Duration: 83 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gift from the Heart (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, light, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: netherlands, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Growing the Big One (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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Forget Me Not (2010)
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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