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Maybe (1999)
 5.8
 2K
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, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: time travel, new year, romance, couples, twentysomething life, parent child relationship, fatherhood, wilderness, party, female nudity, transsexual, male nudity, sand, sperm, new year's eve, surrealism, eiffel tower paris, new year's eve party, black panties, panties, father son relationship
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe

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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, friendship, romance, couple relations, lifestyle and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Maybe: Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996), Good Old Daze (1994), Odette Toulemonde (2006), Euro Pudding (2002), A Monkey in Winter (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, starting over, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, teenage love, sexual content, elderly lovers, battle of the sexes, couples, optimism, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Good Old Daze (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, realistic, humorous, witty, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, hospital, memory, friends, overdose, youth, best friends, dealing with death, life is a bitch, addiction, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, optimism, romance, new love, fan, department store, strong female presence, unfulfillment, hopes, love and romance, couples, door ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.3
 39K
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: roommate, friendship, college life, infidelity, prejudice, french, student, travel, lifestyle, love triangle, youth, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, friendship, buddies, partners, small town life, alcoholic, post war, world war two, drinking, daydreamer, marines ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, normandy, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, talky, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: marriage, twentysomething life, love affair, wooing, couple relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, looking for love, friendship, screwball, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, humorous
Plot: satire, world war two, couples, switching roles, friendship, hidden identity, dishonesty, war, anti heroes, con artists, anti hero, liar ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 12K
Paris (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, uplifting, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: dancer, family relations, romance, fall in love, friendship, city life, artist, transplant, death, dancing, dance, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.0
 19K
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: feel good, witty, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lesbian, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, love triangle, understanding, writer's life, old love, model, birthday, ballerina ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, st. petersburg russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 146
Zig Zag Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of three Parisians - a color-blind painter, a radio show host and a perverted photographer - intertwine and go hilariously out of control.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, love and romance, crimes, artist, photograph
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: humorous, realistic, touching, tense, captivating ...
Plot: lifestyle, wooing, love triangle, siblings relations, couples, infidelity, twentysomething life, love and romance, unsupportive spouse, twins, brother brother relationship, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 669
Highball (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A newly-married couple tries to build their social life.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, talky, cynical ...
Plot: celebrity culture, teenage love, lifestyle, love and romance, artists and showbiz, singleness, twentysomething life, friendship, nightlife, looking for sex, looking for love, reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: exciting, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: time travel, revolution, village life, disorder, imaginary, adventure, village, state affairs, balloon, arrow, nuclear power plant, roman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 5K
CQ (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Italy, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, coping with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend, and a new-found infatuation with the sci-fi film's starlet.
Style: stylized, surreal, sexy, semi serious, futuristic ...
Plot: filmmaking, obsession, showbiz, starlet, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret agents, film within a film, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1969 ...
Place: europe, france, italy, paris france, vietnam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 1K
Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, film industry, actor, actress, jazz, television, midlife crisis, actor playing himself ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 4K
Venus Beauty (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madam Nadine manages with pride the "Vénus Beauté" Salon which offers relaxation, massage and make-up services. The owner and her three beauticians: Samantha, Marianne and Angèle are pros. Contrary to her friend Marianne, who still ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beauty salon, beautician, love affair, boss and employee, couple relations, strong female presence, workplace situations, friendship, urban, starting over, workplace, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Window to Paris (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Nikolai (played by Sergei Dontsov) has been fired from his job as a music teacher and has to live in the gym until he finds a place to stay. Finally, he gets a communal room in the apartment of Gorokhov (Victor Mikhalkov). The room's previous ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, biting, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, teacher, apartment, disorder, fish out of water, down on your luck, unfulfilled love, imaginary, culture clash, imaginary kingdom, love affair, fall in love ...
Place: paris france, russia, europe, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, siblings relations, uninvited guest, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, family gatherings, family problems, interracial relations, couples, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Tale of Winter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Felicie and Charles have a whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For ...
Style: clever, sentimental, sexual, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, lovers reunited, friendship, friends, longing, twentysomething life, haunted by the past, infidelity, couple relations, true love, love affair, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, sexual relations, romance, female protagonist, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: filmmaking, unfulfillment, actor's life, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, nothing goes right, couples, midlife crisis, disorder, couple relations, actress, cinema ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 1K
Mrs. Hyde (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mrs. Géquil is an eccentric teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she now be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, humorous, disturbing
Plot: teacher, high school, husband wife relationship, transformation, sleepwalking, classroom, laboratory, female protagonist, lightning, jekyll and hyde, parisian suburb, blackboard ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, human nature, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, friends, couples, unfulfillment, female director, car accident, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 977
Six in Paris (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, anthology
Plot: destructive relationship, down on your luck, infidelity, unfulfillment, love and romance, society, crumbling marriage, prostitute, dishonesty, manipulations, urban, love triangle ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mister Lonely (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe, who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple.
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, surreal, avant garde ...
Plot: love and romance, switching roles, celebrity culture, tragic love, couple relations, lovers reunited, friends, artists and showbiz, husband wife relationship, nun, male female relationship, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, scotland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, couples, social relations, small town, small town life, society, politics, opposites attract, cow, farm, writing, architect ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Piece of the Pie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: France, a factory worker, lives with her three daughters in Dunkirk. The factory where she worked has been closed, leaving France and all of her workmates without a job. She decides to go to Paris to look for work. There she finds a cleaning job at ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: unemployment, power relations, social differences, working class, culture clash, rich and poor, life is a bitch, society, job seeking, maid, lovers apart, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, london, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: contemplative, realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: school, friendship, high school, coming of age, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, family relations, couples, friends, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 528
The New Eve (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Camille is an emancipated 30-something woman who has no desire to settle down and have a family, preferring to coast along on a succession of ephemeral relationships and one-night stands. However, her lifestyle fails to satisfy her fully, and in a ...
Style: humorous, sexual, touching, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, pregnancy, politics, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, militant, family relations, couples, bittersweet, gays and lesbians, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%