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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: clever, semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good, sexy, talky, reflective ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, flirt, sea, beach, womanizer, divorce, romance, holiday, fall in love, love of one's life, girlfriend, love and romance, youth, couples, human nature, couple relations, unfulfilled love, teenage life, twentysomething life, girl man relationship, maturity, seaside, sand, unrequited love, first love ...
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, friends and youth mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Pauline at the Beach: A Summer's Tale (1996), A Tale of Springtime (1990), Summer (1986), Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987), The Aviator's Wife (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, talky, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beach, waitress, friendship, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, holiday, coming of age, graduate, resort, youth, 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, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, philosopher, vacation, friendship, romance, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, friends, matchmaking, mischievous children, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.8
 5K
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: talky, realistic, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, romance, fall in love, love and romance, youth, couples, friends, human nature, couple relations, twentysomething life, shyness ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, normandy, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, tennis, farce, buddies, fall in love, love and romance, romance, suburbs, couples, friends, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: witty, semi serious, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, human nature, love triangle, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, teaching the ways of the world, lovers reunited, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: small town life, social relations, opposites attract, small town, politics, society, couples, tree, castle, journalism, village, writing ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, friendship, village life, village, romance, city life, urban, friends, best friends, human nature, introspection, twentysomething life ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: catholic, introspection, buddies, obsession, unlikely couple, romance, manipulations, new wave, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: marriage, screwball, best friends, romance, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, couples, friends, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
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Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: 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: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Claire's Knee (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: talky, semi serious, clever, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, resort, manipulations, human nature, sexual desire, obsession, romance, couple relations, new wave, destructive relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Inkwell (1994)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, best friends, friendship, innocence lost, siblings relations, romance, singleness, social differences, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, eccentric family, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, geneva switzerland, montmartre paris, tahiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: talky, touching, feel good, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
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Easy (2003)
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 5K
Tadpole (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Story of Us (1999)
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Confusion of Genders (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
California Dreaming (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young T.T. comes from Chicago to spend the summer in California. He slowly becomes "California-ized," while learning about love and life in the Golden State.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 21K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, coming-of-age, lobster, commitment, romance, best friends, siblings relations, small town life, hopes, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, connecticut, usa, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: At Bertrand Morane's burial there are many of the women that the 40-year-old engineer loved. In flashback Bertrand's life and love affairs are told by himself while writing an autobiographical novel.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, sex addict, obsession, bachelor, women, ladykiller, prostitute, extramarital affair, hopes, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 194
Chillicothe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A narrative about six friends in college.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, college, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, couples, friends, betrayal, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 655
Just One Time (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When the fiancee of a fireman reluctantly agrees to participate in a menage a trois with another woman, she does so on the condition that he reciprocate the favor with another man, which ultimately puts their impending marriage in jeopardy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, fall in love, best friends, romance, gays and lesbians, young lovers, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 2K
Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, fall in love, romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, lgbt, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, talky, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: youth, collector, moral dilemma, love affair, menage a trois, romance, love triangle, lovers reunited, new wave, love and romance, couples, opposites attract ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cote d'azur, france, french riviera, riviera, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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