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Pauline at the Beach (1983)
 7.4
 7K
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, contemplative, semi serious, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, coming of age, sea, beach, flirting, flirt, romance, divorce, teenage life, youth, couple relations, love and romance, human nature, couples, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, holiday, girlfriend, love of one's life, marital problem, teenager, ocean, first love, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, france, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, friendship, culture clash and mentor mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Pauline at the Beach: The Aviator's Wife (1981), A Summer's Tale (1996), A Tale of Springtime (1990), Summer (1986), Autumn Tale (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: clever, witty, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, couple relations, lovers reunited, love triangle, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, unfulfilled love, love affair, couples, old love, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
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: sexy, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, beach, waitress, couple relations, resort, twentysomething life, friends, graduation, couples, fall in love, sexual content, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, english channel, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: philosopher, friendship, vacation, cousin cousin relationship, family relations, youth, parents and children, romance, hopes, mischievous children, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.7
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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, contemplative, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, self discovery, romance, friends, couples, human nature, couple relations, twentysomething life, love and romance, youth, falling in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, starting over, matchmaking, midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, wedding, women, french countryside, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, sexy, witty, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, love triangle, twentysomething life, couple relations, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 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, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, family relations, friendship, teenage love, human nature, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness, social differences, eccentric family, twentysomething life, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ 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: humorous, clever, contemplative, talky, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, couple relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, screwball, friends, couples, wooing, love affair, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: clever, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, suburbs, friendship, love affair, farce, twentysomething life, couple relations, fall in love, friends, couples, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, father daughter relationship, family drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Claire's Knee (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, on holiday on the Lake Annecy shore, a career diplomat visits an old acquaintance, perhaps a former girlfriend. Through her he meets an intense teenager, Laura, and then lusts after her sister, Claire. Whilst Laura ...
Style: talky, sexy, realistic, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, teenage life, dysfunctional family, twentysomething life, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, manipulation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1970, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: psychological, stylized, sexual, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: temptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, society, family relations, couples, daydreamer, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, lovers reunited, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, wooing, twentysomething life, love affair, urban, city life, couple relations, couples, performer's life, lifestyle ...
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Place: paris france, france, europe, tahiti, montmartre paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sexy, sexual, talky, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cote d'azur, saint tropez, riviera, france, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
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 ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, touching, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 24K
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, siblings relations, teenage life, small town life, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: relationships, romance, couple relations, happy ending, love, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, bittersweet, introspection, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, biting ...
Plot: satire, small town, small town life, society, politics, opposites attract, couples, social relations, cow, farm, writing, architect ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film begins in a flashback from the titular character, Antoine. We are introduced to his fixation with female hairdressers which began at a young age. The film uses flashbacks throughout and there are frequent parallels drawn with the past. We ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: obsession, fall in love, family relations, hairdresser, suicide, bittersweet, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth, couples, destructive relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dancing, dance, beach, romance, couples, family relations, friends, contests and competitions, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
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Skin Deep (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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, funny ...
Plot: womanizer, divorce, couple relations, romance, goofy hero, self discovery, midlife crisis, farce, satire, alcohol, condom, extramarital affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Gregory's Girl (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: feel good, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, soccer, high school, school, romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, friends, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.7
 8K
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, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, puberty, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, family problems, family life, crumbling marriage, infidelity, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, normandy, tokyo, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 616
Hotel de Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 10 years ago at a party, Steven thinks he sees the girl of his dreams, Melissa. Just as he's about to make his move, his twin brother Rick gets to her first and they fall in love. Steven watches his brother's relationship bloom, longing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, twins, hotel, farce, romance, family relations, couples, looking for love, contests and competitions, rivalry, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giulia (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) and Carlo (Stefano Accorsi) have been happy together for three years, but Giulia's announcement that she is pregnant sends him into a secret panic. Terrified at his imminent entry into the adult world of ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, couple relations, adulthood, human nature, relationship problems, hopes, romance, dishonesty, betrayal, loneliness, coming of age ...
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Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 13K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
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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, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.6
 416K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, unrequited love, fall in love, love, marriage, family relations, love at first sight, first love, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, france ...
⇓ 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, romance, couples, looking for love, friendship, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%