Movies that are like The Butterfly

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The Butterfly
Original name: Le papillon
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: single parent, friendship, parents and children, coming of age, youth, family relations, friends, golden years, aging, kidnapping, collector, poaching, butterfly collection, moth, hiking, caterpillar, redhead girl, butterfly, summer, flower, nature, forest, rescue, mountain, holiday, single mother, cafe, mother daughter relationship, telephone
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
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Gilmore Girls
Comedy, Drama
USA
44 min.
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No Angels
Comedy, Drama
UK
47 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to The Butterfly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, touching, realistic and humorous films with plots including friendship, family relations, friends, parents and children, coming of age, youth and love and romance themes mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Butterfly: I, Cesar (2003), The Adopted (2011), Somers Town (2008), Stella (2008), The Girl from Paris (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I, Cesar
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: best friends, young heroes, on the road, obsessive quest, friendship, family, coming of age, escapades, youth, friends, parents and children, fish out of water, heroes, family relations, disorder, overweight child, foundling, baker, runaway, child's point of view, first love, travel, jealousy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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System:   95%
    User:   90%
 
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The Adopted
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family life, love and romance, family relations, single parent, fall in love, love affair, parents and children, death in the family, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, family problems, male nudity, female nudity, men hatred, death of pregnant woman, pregnant woman, coma, violin, hospital, love, rain, death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   79%
 
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Somers Town
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching
Plot: best friends, single parent, social misfits, friendship, urban, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, unfulfilled love, teenage life, coming of age, thirtysomething life, kids in trouble, society, youth, family relations, friends, immigrants, on the run, city life, love and romance, misfit, unfulfillment, polish, french girl, face wound, construction, duffel bag, borrowing money, hard hat, black and white segues into color, lifestyle, sadness, playground, absent mother, running away from home, hiding under a bed, men's bathroom, construction worker, runaway, eiffel tower paris, single father, street life, unrequited love, wristwatch, bullying, bully, loneliness, underage drinking, surrogate mother
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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System:   82%
    User:   81%
 
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Stella
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, school, fish out of water, bar, misfit, youth, family relations, friends, mischievous children, single parent, social differences, teachers and students, working class, society, power relations, disorder, famous painting, vinyl record, jewish girl, dysfunctional couple, female bartender, girl fight, house party, junior high school, paris metro, english teacher, spelling, underage smoking, class differences, poker, soccer fan, soccer match, education, menstruation, attempted rape, reading a book, classroom, bartender, card playing, cafe, christmas, book, elementary school
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   77%
 
The Girl from Paris
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Plot: odd couple, starting over, village, friendship, farm, hopes, misfit, golden years, village life, fish out of water, elderly, social relations, disorder, friends, isolation, city life, couple relations, love and romance, couples, french countryside, urban, hiking, website, countryside, cultural difference, winter, thirty something, goat, old man, tenant, farmhouse, health, city country contrast, internet, mountain, older man younger woman relationship, french, computer, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, college
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   70%
    User:   74%
 
In the Courtyard
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, elderly, friends, golden years, aging, midlife crisis, wallpaper, hose, sect, caretaker, janitor, building, apartment, neighborhood, water hose, model, musician, drugs, bicycle, death, barking dog, dog, retiring, career change
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   76%
 
All That Glitters
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, ambition, society, friends, urban, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, working class, city life, love and romance, couples, family relations, lifestyle, parisian suburb, breaking up with girlfriend, physical appearance, missing father, mink coat, taxi ride, shoe store, ring, class differences, karaoke, female friendship, fashion, head butt, friendship between women, babysitting, shopping mall, taxi driver, nightclub, taxi, housing project, mother daughter relationship, money
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   77%
 
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Caterina in the Big City
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: human nature, friendship, parents and children, school, first kiss, elementary school, obsession, social differences, small town, urban, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, city life, fish out of water, youth, society, family relations, innocence lost, celebrity culture, small town life, politics, hopes, couples, friends, left wing, fascist, lifestyle, depression, childhood, teenager, lesbian kiss, father daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
Conversations with My Gardener
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Style: talky, sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, captivating, sentimental
Plot: starting over, painter, friendship, village life, village, male friendship, friends, breakup, unfulfillment, french countryside, nude sunbathing, dialogue driven, childhood home, gardener, cancer, old friend, mistress, terminal illness, vegetable, inheritance, memory, female nudity, love, divorce, crumbling relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, southern france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   56%
 
A Housekeeper
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, harsh, sexual, reflective, interesting, meditative, touching, breathtaking, sexy, road movie, talky, absurd
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, fall in love, relationships, infidelity, vengeance, classic car, french, classical music, crumbling marriage, betrayal, unlikely friendships, marriage, life, hitman, aging, life & death, couple relations, mentor, doctors, art, catastrophe, self discovery, solitude, dialogue, runaway, childhood, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, redemption, friendship, alter ego, artist, love affair, secrets, bollywood, beautiful scenery, storytelling, divorce, revenge, coming of age, guilt, parents and children, drinking, loneliness, culture clash, chase, transformation, brutality, multiple storylines
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
Louder Than Bombs
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, friends, romance, dealing with death, twentysomething life, love and romance, youth, family relations, emigration, provincial life, angst, shopping cart, asthma, soccer, fistfight, barbecue, buttocks, breasts, cell phone, priest, bra, banquet, panties, funeral, train, sex, death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
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The Italian
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, couple relations, parents and children, urban, religions or cults, dishonesty, society, couples, family relations, disorder, boss and employee, culture clash, workplace, power relations, fake accent, car salesman, singing in a car, meet the parents, dealer, family tradition
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
Marius and Jeannette
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, factory, romance, society, couples, family relations, friends, single parent, opposites attract, unemployment, working class, human nature, social differences, politics, tongue in cheek, love
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   58%
 
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My Afternoons with Margueritte
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: golden years, self discovery, friendship, village, older man younger woman relationship, reading aloud, unknown father, village life, elderly, friends, misfit, social relations, village idiot, childhood flashback, door to door salesman, pigeon, vegetable, crossword puzzle, reading a book, literature, plague, intergenerational friendship, stabbed with a fork, pitchfork, tomato, bouquet, absent father, bus driver, low self esteem, learning to read, pregnancy, implied sex, death of parent, parent grown child relationship, inheritance, monument, old woman, french, happy ending, pet cat, fat man, fat boy, classroom, wood carving, illiteracy, pub, interracial friendship, barmaid, crying woman, handyman
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: europe, france, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   47%
 
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Actrices
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, talky, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: actor's life, singleness, artists and showbiz, theater, theatre play, love of one's life, theatre milieu, childlessness, parent child relationship, single, stage, pregnancy, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, midlife crisis, love and romance, lifestyle, gynecological exam, red dress, cleavage, bikini, breasts, blonde, white panties, mother daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
The Amazing Catfish
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, friendship, parents and children, friends, family relations, siblings relations, terminal illness, adoption, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, aids, hiv aids, loss of mother, supermarket, aquarium, sea, death of mother, hospital, beach, bus, death, christmas, doctor, supportive parent
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   44%
 
A Castle in Italy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: family in crisis, family problems, family relations, bourgeoisie, parents and children, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, love and romance, ripping clothes, struggling actor, wanting to have children, real life mother and daughter playing mother and daughter, motorcycle accident, vagina spreading, rosary, charity, aids, family crisis, motherhood, auction, pianist, artificial insemination, butler, miscarriage, death of son, nun, actor, terminal illness, older woman younger man relationship, break up, female nudity, pubic hair, cross dressing, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, disintegration
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
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No Angels
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Style: sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: hospital, best friends, feminism, friendship, female friendship, nurse, british humour, looking for sex, sexual relations, workplace romance, workplace, friends, couples, single parent, singleness, gender, family relations, british asian, sexy nurse, medical profession, plumber, teenage daughter, medical, british, single woman, young woman, interracial friendship, group of friends, teenage girl, single mother, female protagonist, love, mother daughter relationship, dating, doctor, promiscuity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
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Let's Be Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: odd couple, looking for love, partners, friends, romance, buddies, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, self discovery, friendship, singleness, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, couples, power relations, buddy, alzheimer's disease, uninvited guest, wedding reception, bride and groom, loneliness, womanizer, marriage, wedding, husband wife relationship, support group
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
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Painkillers
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, youth, family relations, single parent, teenage love, teenage life, disorder, cancer, search for father, friendship between boys, piano, absent father, mother, taxi, hospital, teenage girl, teenage boy, friend, friendship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   44%
 
Strange Relations
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, uncover truth, introspection, self discovery, parents and children, adoption, child illness, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family in crisis, terminal illness, family life, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, working class, hopes, unfulfillment, transplant, town hall, salt, blood test, birth mother, martini, dance club, urinal, cleaning lady, playground, breaking down a door, shame, men's bathroom, patient, aunt nephew relationship, leukemia, circumcision, disco, falling asleep, american in the uk, mother in law daughter in law relationship, tombstone, cancer, brother in law sister in law relationship, uncle niece relationship, receptionist, teenage mother, syringe, search, adoptive mother
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, new york, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: best friends, dedicated educator, mischievous children, family, small town, single parent, young heroes, starting over, friendship, self discovery, parents and children, small town life, teenage life, coming of age, youth, family relations, friends, heroes, hopes, power relations, social relations, child driving car, baptism, sideshow, death of loved one, bible, friendship between boys, best friend, obesity, children, fat boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bicycle
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
Just About Love?
Genre: Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, best friends, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, youth, friends, teenage love, friendship, looking for sex, first time, teenage girl in underwear, loss of virginity, teenage crush, teenage angst, teenage sex, locker room, high school student, interracial sex, high school, fish, interracial friendship, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, virginity
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
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Wild Life
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, hidden identity, on the run, custody, eccentric family, teenage life, coming of age, youth, homework, cutting hair, hiding, teepee, first love, trailer, mother son reunion, false identity, train, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, feral man, climbing a fence, rabbit, bird, campfire, fish, fishing, teenage boy, newspaper, police, rain, boy, horse, flashback, parents separation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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About a Boy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Style: witty, clever, realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic, funny, melancholic, sweet, feel good, light, dramatic, interesting, entertaining, emotional
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, single parent, mentor, single father, odd couple, unlikely friendships, relationships, depression, british, childhood, runaway, adaptation, adolescence, romance, destiny, womanizer, bullying, children, literature, loneliness, life, happy ending, storytelling, school, parenthood, redemption, book, coming-of-age, urban, father son relationship, bachelor, fantasy world, drinking, culture clash, becoming an adult, rock and roll, single, transformation, women, alter ego, singleness, honest, eccentricity, dialogue, stereotypes, parents and children, thirtysomething life, dysfunctional family, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, mcdonald's restaurant, europe
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System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
Grave Decisions
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, offbeat, psychological
Plot: dealing with death, radio station, teacher, parents and children, village, religions or cults, suicide attempt, single, swamp, single parent, redemption, family relations, phone ringing, dead mother, boy, sin, province, accused of murder, nail through hand, philosophy, tavern, single father, farm, religion, falling in love, experiment, forest, guitar, dead animal, hospital, strangulation, male nudity, judge, death, dying, guilt, school, punishment, birthday, immortality, german, loss of son
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, bavaria
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System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
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The Giants
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 84 min.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous, touching
Plot: coming of age, on the road, friendship, siblings relations, summer, drug dealer, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, friends, rebelliousness, self discovery, when the parents are away, rebellion, family relations, lack of money, cabin in the woods, absent mother, abandonment, drug trafficking, child protagonist, dyed hair, child abandonment, rowboat, caught having sex, 15 year old, marijuana, friendship between boys, child, cornfield, french, beating, teenage boy, child abuse, brother brother relationship, 13 year old, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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System:   41%
    User:   45%
 
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Gilmore Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: small town, best friends, verbal byplay, single parent, family, single mother, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, friendship, teenager, small town life, grandparent grandchild relationship, private school, middle class, high school, coffee, ambition, love, dating, parents and children, family life, teenage life, youth, family relations, social relations, looking for love, thirtysomething life, coming of age, female friendship, teenage girl, love and romance, friends, chef, living with parents, proposal, overbearing parent, everyday life, traditional versus modern, grandparent and grandchild, first love, dialogue driven, lifestyle, preparatory school, grandparents, innkeeper, precocious child, teenage mother, overbearing mother, boy girl relationship, teenage pregnancy
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 

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