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The Son of Gascogne (1995)
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The Son of Gascogne (1995)
Original name: Le fils de Gascogne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: You're a provincial kid in Paris and suddenly you're the center of attention: Movie stars, famous directors and sexy women are doting on you because they all think you're the son of their long-dead legendary friend. You never knew your dad, but the facts of this famous guy's life suggest that he might have fathered you. Your mom tells you nothing. All the fuss makes you uncomfortable at first but soon you find it's rather fun to be the son of the famous Gascogne. And in the midst of it all you fall in love. It is, after all, springtime in Paris.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, chase, filmmaking, tour guide, mistaken identity, twins, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, disorder, hidden identity, comedy of errors, showbiz, cons and scams, film within a film, sex, boxing, ghost, party, hotel, food, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, moscow russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, lifestyle, couple relations, cigarette smoking and artists and showbiz mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Son of Gascogne: My Wife Is an Actress (2001), Just Write (1997), Entropy (1999), The Thing Called Love (1993), Same Old Song (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, journalism, actor's life, relationship vs career, couple relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, jealous husband, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, europe, england ...
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Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Hollywood tour bus driver poses as a screenwriter to romance an up-and-coming young actress.
Style: feel good, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, opposites attract, showbiz, bus, love and romance, dishonesty, social differences, mistaken identity, comedy of errors, tour guide, actress, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Entropy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Entropy is the semi-autobiographical film by director which tells the story of a young director struggling to make a film for a despotic studio while his life falls apart around him. Along the way, he goes on tour with U2 to help them make a music ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, wedding, pregnancy, talking cat, model, dating, love and romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, hollywood, true love ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, las vegas, usa, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: country music, friendship, romance, musician's life, couples, couple relations, friends, twentysomething life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, ireland, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Same Old Song (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, UK, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Odile is a business executive looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille has just completed her doctoral thesis in history and is a Paris tour guide. Simon is a regular on Camille's tours because he's attracted to her. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, tour guide, depression, artists and showbiz, show tunes, bittersweet, fall in love, couple relations, couples, family relations, old love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director struggles with a difficult sex scene between a young actor and actress who can't stand one another. Aided by her loyal assistant, she is hell-bent on getting the scene right without compromise.
Style: serious, erotic, stylized, art house, melancholic ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, filmmaking, sexual relations, lifestyle, showbiz, love affair, manipulation, actor's life, manipulations, gender, sex, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Day for Night (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: filmmaking, nervous breakdown, director, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, actor's life, workplace, workplace situations, extramarital affair, lifestyle, love and romance, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, riviera, french riviera, nice france
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65%
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Hear My Song (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, redemption, showbiz, singer, comedy of errors, fall in love, love and romance, actor's life, romance, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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How Much Do You Love Me? (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After winning the lottery, François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to a prostitute named Daniela to live with him as his wife until his money runs out.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, love triangle, pimp, goofy hero, comedy of errors, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, romance, lifestyle, lottery winner, proposal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, disorder, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, romance, buddies, love and romance, stewardess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, fish out of water, romance, lifestyle, society, sexual relations, profanity, french, relationship problems, vacation, photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
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Russian Dolls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lesbian, romance, lifestyle, love triangle, looking for love, understanding, writer's life, old love, model, birthday, screenwriter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Located in Madrid's Plaza del Sol, Km. 0 is the point from which all distances in Spain are measured from the capital. In Km. 0, it is also the meeting point for a gallery of characters. Bored, affluent housewife Marga meets up with gigolo ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 90s
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Country: Switzerland, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.
Style: stylized, witty, humorous, semi serious, surreal ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, best friends, partners, designer, couples, lifestyle, buddies, romance, love and romance, friends, best friend, roommate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, new zealand, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
My Life's in Turnaround (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two Manhattan slackers want to make a movie about their lives. One drives a cab, the other tends bar; neither has a clue how to make a movie. Things look up when real-life actors Phoebe Cates and Martha Plimpton agree to star in the project.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, friendship, taxi, filmmaking, bar, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, underdog, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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My Geisha (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A director's (Yves Montand) wife (Shirley MacLaine) poses as a geisha to win the lead in his Japanese production of "Madame Butterfly."
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: opera, filmmaking, geisha, couples, lifestyle, hidden identity, actor's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, romance, disorder, comedy of errors ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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49%
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
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Time: 90s
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49%
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Look at Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, stylized, lyrical ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: atmospheric, sentimental, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, village, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, obsessive quest, gypsy, lifestyle, family relations, dialogue, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, france, europe, bucharest, paris france ...
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47%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Canada, Isle Of Man
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Style: witty, humorous, satirical, entertaining, light ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, disorder, love and romance, self confidence, petty criminal, money, musician, serial killer, manipulation ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.7
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Opium (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, feel good, light
Audience: date night
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42%
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Happenstance (2000)
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Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, touching, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: destiny, coincidence, chaos, love and romance, couple relations, couples, chance meeting, museum, stranger, old woman, chaos and mayhem, romance ...
Time: 90s
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41%
 6.8
 49K
Man Up (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 1K
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, countryside, friendship, on the road, love and romance, romance, opposites attract, partners, society, friends, disorder, couples ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Taste of Others (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Agnès Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy ...
Style: intellectual, touching, sincere, meditative, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, fish out of water, opposites attract, bohemian life, snobbism, disorder, couple relations, fall in love, unhappiness, relationships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Games of Love and Chance (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The life of a band of teenager in a suburb near Paris. But instead of showing what would be the "urban legend" of this kind of poor suburb (violence, rapes...), Abdelatif Kechiche shows us what's the daily life of those guys: not much ...
Style: slang, semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: suburbs, rehearsal, school, theater, teacher, romance, couples, looking for love, falling in love, fall in love, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%