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May Fools (1990)
 7.3
 3K
May Fools (1990)
Original name: Milou en Mai
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, talky
Plot: eccentric family, countryside, infidelity, funeral, family problems, rebelliousness, politics, couple relations, parents and children, family life, love affair, human nature, couples, death in the family, family in crisis, grave digger, revolution, family relations, satire, family gatherings, love and romance, midlife crisis, dealing with death, introspection, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, family relations, romance, couple relations, infidelity and love affair mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like May Fools: Something to Talk About (1995), Enchanted Interlude (2000), The Merry Widow (2007), Agata and the Storm (2004), Roseanna's Grave (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, family problems, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, society, crumbling marriage, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Enchanted Interlude (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Summer 1969 on the Mediterranean coast. Paul and Vincent are childhood buddies. On a beach one day, they meet Alice and her friend Eve. After a series of memorable adventures, couples fall into place but not quite in the right order. Alice blossoms ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: feminism, beach, buddies, romance, love affair, revolution, couples, gender, sexuality, infidelity, female nudity, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, romance, couples, dealing with death, love and romance, dishonesty, eccentric family, family gatherings, infidelity, couple relations, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Agata and the Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a middle-aged bookshop owner, who becomes embroiled in a surreal swirl of romance and family secrets of infidelity, her energy levels registering in bursts of electrical interference - causing lightbulbs, traffic lights, toasters and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, tense, melancholic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couples, midlife crisis, true love, looking for love, family life, unfulfillment, hopes, unlikely couple, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, romance, family problems, death in the family, couple relations, eccentric family, life is a bitch, dealing with death, love and romance, couples, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Cousin cousine (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two distant cousins meet at a wedding banquet for an elderly couple. Over time, a close friendship develops between them, but their spouses begin to think that they are more than just friends.
Style: humorous, feel good, atmospheric, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, friendship, wedding, forbidden love, dark humor, manners, love affair, eccentric family, fall in love, dysfunctional family, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.6
 3K
Soof (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Soof is reaching 40 and has everything she ever wanted: three children, a small catering business, a sweet husband Kasper and a lovely home. Until she starts asking herself: 'is this all there is'?
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: infidelity, family life, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, couples, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, cooking and food, dishonesty, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Shall We Kiss? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel's offer of "a kiss without consequences". Emilie ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, couples, couple relations, family relations, love affair, love and romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, longing, unhappiness, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.5
 9K
Bed & Board (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Parisian everyman Antoine Doinel has married his sweetheart Christine Darbon, and the newlyweds have set up a cozy domestic life of selling flowers and giving violin lessons while Antoine fitfully works on his long-gestating novel. As Christine ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, divorce, married couple, romance, culture clash, human nature, couple relations, couples, love and romance, dysfunctional couple, music teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
 6K
I Do (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Life is easy for 43-year-old Luis, a happy single guy, fulfilled in his job of star nose with a perfume creation company, cosseted by his mother and five sisters. It could have lasted for a whole life, but fed up with mollycoddling and helping him, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, tense ...
Plot: family relations, gem, fall in love, eccentric family, looking for love, couples, disorder, blind character, love and romance, singleness, nothing goes right, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.3
 5K
Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, love, fall in love, family relations, siblings relations, family life, family problems, couples, human nature, introspection, dysfunctional family, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: phoenix arizona, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 232
Hard Off (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude, an auctioneer in his 50s, forms with Marie a couple united for fifteen years and still in love. However, in the intimacy, and in spite of a desire always alive, Claude has problems of erection. While Marie agrees with a smile of these ...
Style: sexual, sexy, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: erection, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, parents and children, romance, dishonesty, gender, family relations, couples, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, switzerland, paris france, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Alfredo, Alfredo (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alfredo, a timid young Italian, lusts after and woos the beautiful Maria Rosa. But when he manages to marry her, he discovers life is not nearly so blissful as he expected.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family life, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, couple relations, romance, wedding, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family relations, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 10K
Avanti! (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, family problems, love affair, opposites attract, nothing goes right, island, couples, disorder, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family life, nothing goes right, couples, domestic disturbance, family problems, couple relations, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, crumbling marriage, disorder, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Boynton Beach Club (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, friendship, looking for love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family problems, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, romance, couple relations, couples, love and romance, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Daddy or Mommy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Florence and Vincent Leroy are a model couple. They have great jobs, a perfect marriage and delightful children. And now they want their divorce to be an equal success. But when they are both simultaneously promoted to their dream jobs, their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: family problems, parents and children, rivalry, breakup, unfulfillment, family relations, family in crisis, family feud, husband wife relationship, romantic rivalry, marital argument, marriage crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, year 1999, year 2015
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All About Them (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlotte is cheating on Micha with Mélodie. Not suspecting a thing, yet feeling neglected, Micha in turn cheats on Charlotte. But also with Mélodie. For Mélodie, things are topsy-turvy. She lies to both of them. She is privy to each of their ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, young lovers, dishonesty, friendship, lesbian sex, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 4.6
 244
Meeting Daddy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, love affair, eccentric family, fish out of water, opposites attract, breakup, couples, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, georgia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 730
I'm Staying (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, love triangle, romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, breakup, couple relations, rivalry, couples, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Just Add Water (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: romance, addiction, family relations, hopes, drug dealing, love and romance, working class, eccentric family, couple relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 3K
Sordid Lives (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Sordid Lives" is about a family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past twenty-three years dressed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay, family relations, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, couple relations, social differences, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, southern usa, usa, los angeles, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
With Love... from the Age of Reason (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The day she turns 40, Marguerite Flora, a successful rep for a nuclear power company, begins receiving letters she'd sent to herself at age seven. The letters tell her what to do if her life hasn't turned out the way she thought it should, ...
Style: semi serious, entertaining, light, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: introspection, letter, family relations, romance, love and romance, road not taken, unfulfillment, rise to the top, following a dream, clarinet, hole, strong female lead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, tennis, buddies, friends, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, romance, couple relations, family life, infidelity, family relations, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, love, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%