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Maybe (1999)
 5.8
 1K
Maybe (1999)
Original name: Peut-être
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Arthur is invited to a New Year's Eve party to celebrate the year 2000. His girlfriend Lucie would like a baby from him but he refuses. Through the ceiling of the toilets, he discovers a passage leading to this futurist Paris. There, he meets an old man Ako who affirms he is his son and that he wants to exist. Otherwise he will vanish into the air. Arthur is still hesitant because his life is an unfulfilled one: a has a little lucrative job, is uncertain about his future and things are getting out of hand when Ako discovers the passage and interferes in the party.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: time travel, new year, twentysomething life, parent child relationship, wilderness, couples, romance, party, new year's eve, surrealism, eiffel tower paris, new year's eve party, female nudity, transsexual, black panties, panties, male nudity, sand, father son relationship
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france

Most similar movies to Maybe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and offbeat films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, friendship, friends, couple relations and male nudity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Maybe: Good Old Daze (1994), Odette Toulemonde (2006), Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996), A Monkey in Winter (1962), Norman's Awesome Experience (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Good Old Daze (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that time, who died one month before due to an overdose. They ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, memory, hospital, reunion, best friends, twentysomething life, friends, dealing with death, addiction, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Odette Toulemonde (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Objectively, Odette Toulemonde has nothing to be happy about, but is. Balthazar Balsan has everything to be happy about, but isn’t. Odette, awkwardly forty, with a delightful hairdresser son and a daughter bogged down in adolescence, spends her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Benoit Blanc loves living, he loves women, he loves daring. He is a famous businessman who suffers from stomach-ache. Fabiolini, a would-be actor, is a policeman and he too suffers from the same sickness. The two man face suffering in opposite ways: ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: looking for love, love affair, romance, love and romance, elderly lovers, battle of the sexes, starting over, teenage love, optimism, fall in love, hopes, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Monkey in Winter (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who has stopped drinking- and then dreaming- and who thanks to a young man who tries to forget a lost love in alcohol will turn drunk again during an exciting night.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alcohol abuse, buddies, friendship, partners, small town, friends, nightlife, small town life, couples, daydreamer, marines, temptation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, english channel, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Norman's Awesome Experience (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada, Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Through the experiment of a crazy scientist, his colleague Norman, model Erica and her photographer are sent back in time to the Romans. They arrive in a small village, controlled by the Roman Septimus Fabius and a fat village mayor. They teach the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting
Plot: time travel, village, village life, revolution, adventure, imaginary, state affairs, disorder, arrow, siege, sheep, roman ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 37K
Euro Pudding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, friendship, youth, student, travel, college life, infidelity, prejudice, french, hippie, lesbian, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, france, barcelona spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: small town life, social relations, opposites attract, small town, politics, society, couples, castle, journalism, village, architect, writing ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 928
Some Voices (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Schizophrenic Ray tries to adjust to the outside world after being released from an institution.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: restaurant, mental illness, romance, couples, love and romance, misfit, family relations, schizophrenia, brother brother relationship, hallucination, cook, mistreatment ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 4K
In Paris (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to Paris and moves back in with his divorced father and amorous younger brother, Jonathan. While his carefree sibling and doting father try in vain to cheer him up, a visit from his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: womanizer, dealing with death, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, sexual relations, siblings relations, wooing, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic
Plot: switching roles, dishonesty, hidden identity, war, friendship, couples, french resistance, liar, world war two, interview, lie, anti hero ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Just Like a Woman (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerald is a smart, young, high-flying American banker. Everything is great until his wife finds another woman's underwear in their bedroom and subsequently throws him out. He finds lodgings with Monica, a recently divorced 50-year old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, farce, romance, love affair, gender bending, gender, love and romance, couples, fall in love, mysterious character, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, introspection, love affair, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 604
Highball (1997)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A newly-married couple tries to build their social life.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: looking for love, looking for sex, singleness, teenage love, romance, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, buddies, friendship, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, suicide, trousers, paranoia, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.8
 887
Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 971
Free Fall (2014)
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Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, clever ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: marriage, screwball, best friends, couple relations, romance, friendship, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, couples, friends, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 482
Nationale 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a nursing home for disabled near Toulon, René is unanimously hated by all. With fifty years and suffering from myopathy, has an irascible, rebellious character. But not resist provocations candor and uprightness of Julie, a special educator ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Nobody Loves Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love and romance, prophecy, single, falling in love, voodoo, rich man, couples, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe, japan, tokyo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 2K
The Fairy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hotel clerk searches all over Le Havre for the fairy who made two of his three wishes come true before disappearing.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, hotel, love and romance, fall in love, romance, hopes, imaginary, workplace, wish come true, dancing, rooftop, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Life is All You Get (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After he loses his job, his father, and his girlfriend, Jan's life is a shambles. Then suddenly he meets freakish street musician Vera, and a bittersweet romance unfolds...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, clever ...
Plot: police, human nature, slaughterhouse, couple relations, escape, new love, friendship, social differences, romance, fall in love, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sex & the Other Man (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Bill catches his girlfriend and her boss in bed, an unusual cure for impotence is found.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: kidnapping, voyeurism, couple relations, love triangle, captivity, romance, love and romance, couples, femme fatale, manipulations, dangerous attraction, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marius is the keeper of an abandoned cement works staying high above the quarter of l'Estaque in Marseilles. Jeannette is bringing up her two children alone with her poor checkout operator salary. Their meeting won't be without trouble, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unemployment, working class, friendship, love and romance, factory, romance, society, couples, family relations, friends, single parent, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: introspection, romance, buddies, nothing goes right, couple relations, family life, twentysomething life, couples, family relations, friends, disorder, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 51
Cosmodrama (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Maybe the 1960s, maybe the future. Seven astronauts wake up in a spaceship, not knowing where they have come from nor where they are heading. As the ship operates by itself, they have ample time to meditate, rather scientifically, on matter, life ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: spacecraft, isolation, outer space, space travel, cause and meaning, space and aliens, confined, science, pipe smoking, ape, intelligence, black hole ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Film to Come (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At fifty Louis Gravet, a serious actor, would like to become a comedian. His brother Peter, a film director, has the idea of hiring him for the lead role of a comedy. Family circumstances, their wives, their children, niece, lead him to make another ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, actor's life, couple relations, siblings relations, midlife crisis, couples, disorder, brother brother relationship, drunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 18K
Russian Dolls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, friendship, ballet, sex, wedding, romance, model, birthday, couple relations, friends, ship, screenwriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, europe, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Wedding Wish (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A high-school girl makes a wish to marry her crush, the star of the football team who doesn't even know she's alive. Then a solar eclipse magically transports them 17 years into the future to the day of their wedding.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, touching
Plot: time travel, true love, high school, romance, school, high school life, store, love and romance, youth, destiny, teenage life, hopes ...
Time: 30s, 90s, 1990s
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 279
Face the Music (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Divorced couple Charlie and Lisa Hunter once a song writing team decide to spend a weekend in the French countryside to inspire them to write one last song together. But there is one person who isn't too crazy about the idea... Charlie's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: breakup, romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance, family relations, divorced couple, songwriting ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%