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Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (1992)
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Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (1992)
Original name: Mrs 'Arris Goes to Paris
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ada Harris, a London charwoman in the 1950's, sees a Dior dress and decides that she's going to own one. First, she scrimps and saves her money, but when she has enough, and takes a trip to Paris, she learns that buying an original couture creation is a little harder than simply plunking down cash. Along the way to her goal, she manages to befriend a count, unite young lovers, and dodge customs.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: fashion, travel, family relations, misfit, self discovery, obsessive quest, blind ambition, social differences, society, nothing goes right, dream come true, family, fashion designer, haute couture, widow, friend, young romance
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about society, family relations, love and romance, youth, parents and children, self discovery and social differences mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris: The Toy (1976), A Change of Place (1994), If You Die, I'll Kill You (2011), Leaving No Trace (2000), Kill the Poor (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Toy (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: social differences, toys, mischievous children, family relations, society, rich and poor, spoiled brat, screwball, parents and children, youth, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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A Change of Place (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kim Jameson is a university professor while Kate Jameson - also known as Dominique, Kim’s twin sister - is a troubled model working in Paris. Kate is a drunk, in desperate need of rehabilitation. Kim checks her twin sister into a rehab center, ...
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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81%
If You Die, I'll Kill You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris' cosmopolitan and colorful 10th arrondissement, Philippe, who's fresh out of prison, crosses paths with Avdal, a Kurd who is trying to track down an Iraqi war criminal. Avdal, who dreams of staying in France, plans to bring his ...
Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, nothing goes right, immigrants, society, disorder, muslim, dark humor, communication problem, down on your luck, life is a bitch, misfit ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Leaving No Trace (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman steals from her drug-dealer boyfriend and runs away. She meets a sympathetic woman on the way who helps her escape.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic
Plot: self discovery, friendship, life is a bitch, drug dealing, society, partners, on the road, travel, escape, hitchhiker, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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Kill the Poor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting, clever ...
Plot: pregnancy, lifestyle, social differences, social decay, drug abuse, couples, immigrants, society, social misfits, rise to the top, life is a bitch, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, europe, usa, france
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Bon Voyage! (1962)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana travels abroad for the once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but bringing his three children will prove to be more troublesome
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
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Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A French football playing exchange student falls in love.
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Framed (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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73%
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High Society (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Class barriers threaten the budding romance of two young lovers striving to realize their artistic ambitions.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, emotional, sentimental
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72%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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 315
Breaking Free (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When troubled, cynical teen Rick chooses service at a camp for the blind over serving time at a correctional facility, he thinks he's found the easy way out. Instead, it's the way to a new life. Friendship. Step by step, as Rick helps a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
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Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
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Eden Is West (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Plot: social differences, society, life is a bitch, politics, on the road, fish out of water, self discovery, illegal immigrant, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), distopia, refugee ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Proprietor (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, talky
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 88 min.
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Little Men (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: feel good, uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens
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Booky's Crush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
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The Confession (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis, "The Confession" is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
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The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
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Queen to Play (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a small Corsican village, the life of Hélène, ordinary and single, She works as a maid in a hotel and is married happily with her Husband Ange and her fifteen year-old daughter. Her modest and monotonous life seems to be predetermined... One ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
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61%
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, investigation, memory loss, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, society, intrigue, flashback, rivalry, amateur detective ...
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Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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61%
 5.9
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Cut Loose (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist is about to settle with his girlfriend when his life and views get shaken up by the young and beautiful Pakistani refugee Nadia. At work his ideals are more and more confronted with the harsh reality of modern urban society, while his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, humorous, touching ...
Plot: racism, media, journalism, life is a bitch, society, self discovery, introspection, immigrants, misfit, unfulfillment, hopes, impossible love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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61%
One Day You'll Understand (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man endeavors to collect memories of his grandparents who died in a concentration camp during the Holocaust.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, haunted by the past, death in the family, holocaust, family life, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, against humanity, society, war crime, old photograph ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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59%
A Tale of Winter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Felicie and Charles have a whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For ...
Style: clever, sexual, sentimental, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, couples, longing, friends, youth, nothing goes right, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, friendship, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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59%
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Mondo (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching
Plot: orphan, social misfits, society, youth, village, friendship, village life, adoption, family relations, beach, friends, beggar ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, italy, french riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Madame Rosa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is the oldest and her favorite, an Algerian lad whom she raises as a ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, concentration camp, survival, wartime life, tragic love, redemption, adoption, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, aging ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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59%
Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Little Tsatsiki, son of a single mother in Sweden, has never met his father, a Greek fisherman. Tsatsiki befriends a nice but straight-laced motorcycle policeman renting one of their rooms and decices he is the right guy for his mother, an amateur ...
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, coming of age, parents and children, suburbs, obsession, single parent, fall in love, youth, family, love and romance, elementary school, boy ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%