Movies like Pauline at the Beach

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Pauline at the Beach
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, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, talky, touching, feel good, reflective ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, divorce, holiday, coming of age, love, relationships, fall in love, love and romance, love story, youth, womanizer, pornography, dialogue, couples, obsession, flirt, sea, beach, betrayal, literature, beautiful scenery, human nature, teenagers, vengeance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, normandy
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My Night at Maud's
Comedy, Drama, Romance
France
110 min.
 8.1
Summer
Drama, Romance
France
99 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, catastrophe, relationships, mentor and dialogue mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Pauline at the Beach: A Tale of Springtime (1990), Autumn Tale (1998), My Night at Maud's (1969), Rendezvous in Paris (1995), Summer (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Tale of Springtime
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Duration: 112 min.
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My Night at Maud's
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Summer
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The Last Kiss
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
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Place: france, tokyo, japan, paris france
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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: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Threesome
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddy and Stuart share two-thirds of a dormitory suite. Due to bureaucratic error, a woman named Alex is added to their room. At first, relations among the three are tense. Soon, however, Alex falls for Eddy, and Stuart lusts after Alex.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, feel good, realistic ...
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