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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, ocean, first love, female nudity, unrequited love, vacation, jealousy ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, 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, friendship, couple relations, 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: stylized, talky, sincere, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, beach, waitress, volleyball, graduation, fall in love, twentysomething life, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, youth ...
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, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: philosopher, cousin cousin relationship, vacation, friendship, romance, couple relations, fall in love, mischievous children, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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, clever, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, old love, couples, nosy, youth, love affair, teaching the ways of the world, unfulfillment, love triangle ...
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, touching, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, youth, fall in love, romance, couple relations, love and romance, twentysomething life, human nature, couples, friends, reading ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, normandy, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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: talky, realistic, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, french countryside, romance, human nature, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, journalism, midlife crisis, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, clever ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, romance, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, unlikely couple, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 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, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, romance, twentysomething life, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, love and romance, human nature, society, lifestyle, social differences ...
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, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, friendship, friends, farce, buddies, suburbs, couples, couple relations, love affair, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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, talky, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, city life, love and romance, village life, romance, twentysomething life, friendship, friends, village, best friends, lifestyle, 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: realistic, talky, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: marriage, romance, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, twentysomething life, friendship, friends, couples, best friends, looking for love, wooing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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, romance, couple relations, midlife crisis, self discovery, goofy hero, extramarital affair, condom, alcohol, redemption, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, master and servant, couples, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ 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, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, love triangle, couples, dishonesty, new wave, promiscuity, sexual relations, love affair ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: realistic, biting, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 95 min.
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Audience: date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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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, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, older man young girl relationship, dysfunctional family, resort, family problems, teenage life, dishonesty, couples, lovers reunited, lifestyle, human nature ...
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dance, beach, romance, teenage love, youth, best friends, contests and competitions, fall in love, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Last Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, clever, serious, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: realistic, psychological, clever, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night
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Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, crumbling marriage, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations, workplace situations, family relations, couples, family problems, hopes, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 14K
Lucas (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
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Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ 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: realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, high school, soccer, school, romance, friends, fall in love, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, hopes, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, europe, england, new jersey, california ...
⇓ 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, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, love and romance, buddies, couples, friends, infidelity, stripper, brooklyn bridge, bachelor party, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: witty, clever, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, friendship, lesbian, homosexuality, teenage love, friends, family relations, lifestyle, society, gender, psychopath, singleness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
No Small Affair (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenager, photographer, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, young lovers, nightclub, singer, sex, happy ending, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ 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, buddies, couple relations, romance, couples, looking for love, friendship, class reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%