Movies like My Best Friend 2006

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My Best Friend (2006)
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My Best Friend (2006)
Original name: Mon Meilleur Ami
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a charming taxi driver to play the part.
Style: touching, sincere, light, entertaining, stylized, intense, humorous, gloomy, realistic, witty ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, auction, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, friends, risk, best friends, business, betrayal, money problems, audition, vase, farce, greek, obsessive quest, dealer, buddies, unlikely friendships, soccer, french, loneliness, dog, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about friendship, friends, disorder, couples, love and romance, couple relations and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Best Friend: Welcome to the Sticks (2008), The Closet (2001), Micmacs (2009), The Intouchables (2011), All That Glitters (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, provence, europe, southern france, south of france ...
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The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, workplace intrigue, friendship, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, workplace situations, cons and scams, comedy of errors, discrimination, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Micmacs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers. Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in ...
Style: surreal, odd, humorous, absurd, light ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: uplifting, feel good, touching, inspirational, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, caregiver, friends, starting over, lifestyle change, culture clash, disability, loneliness, handicapped, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, society, lifestyle, ambition, best friends, mother daughter relationship, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Jungle (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Luxembourg, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vincent and Mathias are two friends, in their thirties, who live off Vincent’s father. One day, during a meal where the wine and talk both flow a little too freely, Vincent’s father offers the two friends a bet. If they can survive seven days ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, party, naivete, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, comedy of errors, photographer, adultery, supermodel, farce, pretense, nothing goes right, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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34%
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Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Teen Spirit (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 30 ans, Bruno, rock-star has been, vit toujours aux crochets de sa petite amie. Les temps sont durs... surtout quand une ex ressurgit de nulle part pour lui apprendre qu'il est le père de Nancy, 13 ans, dont il n'a jamais soupçonné ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
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Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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30%
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Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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30%
Big is Beautiful (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A resort for individuals who want to lose weight is helps several women discover friendships, acceptance with body image and hard truths.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, friendship, introspection, human nature, eating disorder, resort, self discovery, self control, overweight woman, obesity, therapy, strong female presence ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
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After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, disorder, dark humor, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, eiffel tower paris ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Last Stop for Paul (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Charlie and Cliff decide they want to go to the Full Moon party in Thailand. Along the way they travel around the world sprinkling the ashes of their dead friend Paul. As they go from country to country they meet a wide variety of crazy people and ...
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Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
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Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
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Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
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The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 86 min.
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Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
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Cedar Rapids (2011)
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: Romain Faubert is a 39 year old, single, medical photographer... and a raging hypochondriac. His doctor and only friend Dr. Dimitri Zvenka thinks he knows the cure for Romain: dating! But with the arrival of freedom fighter Anton Miroslav, everyone ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, sincere, funny ...
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French Fried Vacation 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Change of Plans (2009)
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Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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Barbecue (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On his 50th birthday, a man who's been watching his weight, health and temper all his life suffers a heart attack. He's been doing everything he was told he should do and it still didn't help. He decides to turn the page and let loose.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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