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Pauline at the Beach (1983)
 7.4
 6K
Pauline at the Beach (1983)
Original name: Pauline à la plage
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emtying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday . Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and drops her soon. Pauline's little romance with a young man (Sylvain) is also spoiled by Henri.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, clever, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy, talky, reflective ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, coming of age, sea, beach, flirt, romance, divorce, teenage life, youth, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, human nature, couples, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, holiday, girlfriend, love of one's life, teenager, ocean, first love, female nudity, unrequited love, vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, friendship, culture clash and dialogue mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Pauline at the Beach: A Summer's Tale (1996), A Tale of Springtime (1990), The Aviator's Wife (1981), Summer (1986), Autumn Tale (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Summer's Tale (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. She in turn introduces him to a further young lady who ...
Style: sincere, talky, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, waitress, beach, graduation, friends, youth, twentysomething life, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, philosopher, vacation, friendship, romance, fall in love, couple relations, mischievous children, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Aviator's Wife (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her airline pilot lover. Then he sees the pilot with a blonde woman and he begins to follow them…
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, talky, clever ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love affair, teaching the ways of the world, nosy, youth, unfulfillment, love triangle, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 6K
Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, friends, couples, youth, human nature, secretary ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 7.5
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Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, matchmaking, starting over, human nature, midlife crisis, parents and children, women, french countryside, kick-butt women, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: talky, sexual, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, buddies, looking for love, couples, dishonesty, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love triangle, infidelity, twentysomething life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 1K
The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Inkwell is about a 16-year-old boy coming of age on Martha's Vineyard in the summer of 1976.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, twentysomething life, best friends, youth, family relations, friends, teenage love, human nature, society, social differences, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied ...
Style: realistic, feel good, clever, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, friendship, suburbs, twentysomething life, couples, buddies, friends, farce, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young girls meet, Reinette from the countryside and Mirabelle from Paris, and decide to take a flat together in Paris where they attend University. Four successive stories about their daily lives illustrate the very different views, characters ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, lifestyle, friendship, village, romance, city life, love and romance, twentysomething life, village life, best friends, urban, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not ...
Style: captivating, clever, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: marriage, screwball, wooing, looking for love, couples, best friends, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, friends, romance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, maine, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 4K
Skin Deep (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: womanizer, divorce, couple relations, romance, self discovery, midlife crisis, goofy hero, extramarital affair, alcohol, condom, redemption, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Collector (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a “collector” of men.
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: collector, youth, lovers reunited, new wave, moral dilemma, love and romance, love affair, sexual relations, romance, promiscuity, love triangle, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cote d'azur, riviera, saint tropez, french riviera, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, clever, cynical ...
Plot: social relations, opposites attract, society, couples, small town life, small town, politics, interview, teaching, tree, writing, journalism ...
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
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Audience: date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
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Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three stories of love and coincidence around the theme of dates in Paris.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Claire's Knee (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1970, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
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Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, psychological, talky ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 2K
Bossa Nova (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, semi serious ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
 14K
Lucas (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, underdog, high school life, friendship, romance, cheerleading, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, unfulfilled love, sport team ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Gregory's Girl (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In his Scottish New Town home, gangling Gregory and his schoolfriends are starting to find out about girls. He fancies Dorothy, not least because she has got into the football team - and is a better player than him. He finally asks her out, but it ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, high school, soccer, school, romance, youth, unfulfilled love, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 7K
The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, youth, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, puberty, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, normandy, paris france, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 9K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, realistic, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Beautiful Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, reunion, pianist, hometown, coming of age, couple relations, buddies, couples, looking for love, romance, friendship, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Rachel Papers (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charles is in control of his life; he is about to finish 6th from college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an 'older' woman before he turns 20. Enter the beautiful Rachel, and Charles puts his 'master-of-seduction' ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: college, infatuation, romance, coming of age, sex, power relations, family relations, obsession, couples, looking for love, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: england, europe, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%