Movies like Maybe

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Maybe (1999)
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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, psychotronic
Plot: time travel, new year, fatherhood, romance, couples, twentysomething life, parent child relationship, wilderness, outer space, teenager, robot, post apocalypse, airplane, fight, party, prince, desert, spacecraft, death, female nudity, sex scene, teleportation, family relations, transsexual, first sex ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, year 2000, turn of the century, 1990s, year 1999
Place: paris france, france, europe

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Most similar movies to Maybe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and thought provoking films with plots about telephone call, nudity (full frontal - brief), photograph, male nudity, crying, death and man with glasses mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Maybe: Mrs. Hyde (2017), Good Old Daze (1994), Russian Dolls (2005), Extraterrestrial (2011), Euro Pudding (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, humorous, captivating, disturbing, allegory ...
Plot: teacher, high school, husband wife relationship, transformation, sleepwalking, laboratory, female protagonist, lightning, jekyll and hyde, jealous husband, clapping, memory lapse ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the future, corporations have taken over the world and banned sex. A group of rebellious high school students devise a way to go back in time to the present day and try change history to prevent that from happening.
Style: teen sex comedy, cult film, sex comedy, psychotronic, parody
Plot: time travel, high school, girl with glasses, group shower, dictatorship, voyeur, feminist, hand kissing, teenage boy, character appears in newspaper, reading aloud, voyeurism ...
Time: year 1997, 2010s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, twentysomething life, teenage life, overdose, friends, youth, best friends, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 20K
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, humorous, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, friendship, romance, lifestyle, love triangle, looking for love, understanding, writer's life, old love, model, birthday, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, london, france, europe, russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Extraterrestrial (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyone knows what to do if one morning the sky would be absolutely full of UFOs: run as fast as you can. However, what would happen if the invasion started while you are in the flat of the girl of your dreams, the one you have just met?
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, atmospheric, witty ...
Plot: ufo, alien invasion, love triangle, alien encounter, couples, disorder, love and romance, friendship, supernatural, indoor, urban, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.3
 40K
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 ...
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58%
 6.2
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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, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), secret agents, film within a film, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1969, future ...
Place: europe, france, italy, paris france, vietnam ...
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54%
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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, city life, friendship, artist, transplant, death, dancing, dance, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: There's nothing wrong with the Marshetta family that a little felony can't cure. Rupert doesn't want to follow in his father's blue-collar footsteps, so he and his quirky friend kidnap his father for ransom, only nobody wants him ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: kidnapping, dysfunctional family, missing person, family relations, mine, family problems, youth, crimes, buddies, cons and scams, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 3K
Bongwater (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David (Luke Wilson) is an artist and a pothead. He's fallen in love with the beautiful and sexy Serena (Alicia Witt), and things are going simply splendidly until poor David's house burns down. Serena doesn't need the bad vibes, so ...
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: drug use, addiction, love triangle, stoner, artist, marijuana, house fire, slacker, drug dealer, stoners, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, new york, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: couples, alcohol abuse, friendship, buddies, partners, small town life, alcoholic, post war, drinking alcohol, drinking, world war two, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, normandy, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
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Panic Attack (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tragedy meets comedy in seven stories about how our entire world can collapse at any given moment.
Style: non-linear, neurotic, tragicomedy, humorous, light ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, group of friends, passive aggressive woman, failed expectations, comedy of manners, multiple storylines, friend, wedding, wedding party, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, party, wedding day ...
Place: central europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
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Cop or Hood (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the local police inspector was found dead in a prostitute's house, police division commissioner Stan Borowitz is sent to investigate the situation. Posing as the prostitute's long-lost brother "Antonio Cerruti," he discovers ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: corruption, organized crime, investigation, attempted murder, police brutality, police operation, murder investigation, violence, employer employee relationship, undercover cop, foot chase, chase ...
Place: southern france, south of france, cote d'azur, nice france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, humorous, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, village, self discovery, couple relations, love and romance, obsessive quest, gypsy, lifestyle, family relations, dialogue, beautiful scenery, ethnic conflict ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, france, europe, bucharest, paris france ...
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42%
Microbe & Gasoline (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: road trip, friendship, teenage boy, on the road, socially awkward, dysfunctional family, summer vacation, pedophile, social awkwardness, failed expectations, 14 year old, painting ...
Time: year 2014, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Under the Riccione Sun (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While vacationing on the crowded beaches of Riccione, a group of teenagers becomes fast friends as they grapple with relationship issues and romance.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, buddy comedy
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: virgin, blind character, summer vacation, blindness, lifeguard, best friend, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, summer, male objectification, aspiring singer, old man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
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Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Style: surreal, sentimental, touching, art house, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, surrealism, philosophy, love affair, honeymoon, love and romance, collector, escapades, tragic love, marriage proposal, unfulfillment, loss of fortune ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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S.F.W. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.
Style: clever, humorous, surreal, cynical, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostage, media, friendship, tv show, store, alcohol abuse, terrorism, family relations, nihilism, teenager, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.5
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Nowhere (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The third film in a trilogy by writer-director Gregg Araki. Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.
Style: surreal, futuristic, stylized, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, youth, gay teenager, friendship, social differences, drug addiction, estrangement, teenage life, love triangle, opposites attract, society, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love at Second Sight (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Overnight, Raphael finds himself immersed in a world where he has never met Olivia, the woman of his life. How is he going to reconquer his wife, who has become a complete stranger?
Style: psychological, surprise ending, humorous, touching
Plot: publisher, husband wife relationship, love, alternate reality, alternate world, novelist, pretending to be gay, teacher, kiss, piano teacher, skateboarding, voyeur ...
Time: year 2009, 2000s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Clash of Egos (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tony has recently been released from a sentence for violent behaviour. He promises to improve his ways and is finally granted a few hours alone with his two children. They celebrate the reunion by going to the movies to see a new film by the famous, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, ego clash, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, film producer, opening night, danish, barefoot male, car on fire, locked door, father daughter relationship, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 12K
Kin-dza-dza! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The story takes place on the desert planet "Pluke" in the "Kin-dza-dza" galaxy, where two Soviet humans previously unknown to each other ("Uncle Vova", a gruff construction foreman from Moscow, and "The ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, philosophical, humorous, enigmatic ...
Plot: desert, alien, alien encounter, society, satire, distopia, totalitarianism, social differences, soviet, outer space, absurdism, surrealism ...
Time: future
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, uninvited guest, eccentric family, family life, siblings relations, couples, couple relations, family problems, interracial relations, family gatherings, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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What a Man Wants (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two couples' windy comedy movie that is more dangerous than typhoons in Jeju Islands.
Plot: depressed man, family relations, widower, old man, traumatic experience, cook, visitor, karaoke, polyamory, text message, brother sister relationship, white lie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
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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, humorous, contemplative, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, outer space, space travel, confined, satire, cause and meaning, isolation, universe, scientist, dancing, cosmology ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Some Time Later (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Planet Earth, 9177. The remains of humankind live in a post-apocalyptic environment divided into only two social classes: the ruling king and the oligarchs who inhabit the Representative Building and the poor of the world who hardly survive in the ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: desert, apocalypse, poverty, fight, politics, surrealism, revolution, barbershop, lemonade, king, planet earth, boy ...
Time: distant future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Introducing the Dwights (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: single parent, disability, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family life, youth, sexual relations, mentally challenged, romance, misfit, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.
Style: sexual, talky, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, loss of virginity, family life, first sex, family relations, youth, teenage life, parents and children, masturbation, coming of age, sexual frustration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
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Luster (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An irreverent and refreshing take on the queer world of sex, lust and unrequited love. Lanky, blue haired Jackson, record store employee and poet, is in love with most of the men in his life! A refreshing departure from the typical gay love story, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, couples, lifestyle, romance, gay erotica, gays and lesbians, singleness, unrequited love, gay lead character, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, mojave desert, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: sexual, bleak, stylized, humorous, disturbing ...
Plot: interracial relations, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto, family problems, loss of partner, family relations, strong sexual content, daydreamer, voyeurism, human nature, family in crisis, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%