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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
Plot: time travel, new year, romance, couples, twentysomething life, parent child relationship, wilderness, party, female nudity, transsexual, male nudity, new year's eve, surrealism, eiffel tower paris, new year's eve party, black panties, panties, sand, sperm, father son relationship
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, friendship, male nudity, friends and female nudity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Maybe: A Monkey in Winter (1962), Good Old Daze (1994), Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996), Euro Pudding (2002), Odette Toulemonde (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, couples, buddies, partners, small town life, alcoholic, post war, world war two, drinking, temptation, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, normandy, english channel
⇓ 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, sentimental, humorous, sincere, witty ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, hospital, memory, friends, dealing with death, twentysomething life, addiction, life is a bitch, teenage life, youth, best friends ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sexual content, teenage love, optimism, looking for love, starting over, couples, battle of the sexes, elderly lovers, romance, fall in love, hopes, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 7.3
 38K
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, friendship, youth, college life, infidelity, prejudice, french, student, travel, lifestyle, love triangle, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, france, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, optimism, new love, fan, department store, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, strong female presence, couples, door ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: time travel, village, revolution, adventure, disorder, state affairs, imaginary, village life, nuclear power plant, siege, arrow, sheep ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.0
 651
Highball (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A newly-married couple tries to build their social life.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, clever, talky ...
Plot: singleness, buddies, looking for love, new year, gender, twentysomething life, friends, celebrity culture, thirtysomething life, looking for sex, youth, reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: humorous, witty, touching, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, fall in love, crumbling marriage, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, clever, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, friendship, looking for love, screwball, wooing, couples, romance, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, friends, twentysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: humorous, semi serious, biting, realistic
Plot: satire, war, switching roles, friendship, couples, dishonesty, hidden identity, anti hero, french resistance, liar, dead father, widow ...
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, semi serious, biting, clever, witty ...
Plot: satire, couples, small town life, small town, politics, social relations, opposites attract, society, answering machine, village, castle, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 1K
Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, semi serious, humorous, dark humor ...
Plot: couple relations, family relations, unsupportive spouse, social decay, couples, parents and children, guru, obsession, disorder, society, female nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, hotel, fall in love, romance, workplace, hopes, wish come true, escapades, imaginary, love and romance, shoplifting, musical number ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: witty, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lesbian, romance, lifestyle, looking for love, love triangle, understanding, writer's life, old love, model, birthday, ballet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, france, europe, england, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, offbeat, touching, feel good, semi serious
Plot: time travel, high school life, store, true love, solar eclipse, kindergarten, couples, youth, high school, destiny, romance, hopes ...
Time: 30s, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: realistic, humorous, touching, captivating, tense ...
Plot: wooing, lifestyle, love triangle, siblings relations, unsupportive spouse, twins, infidelity, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, brother brother relationship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.6
 1K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, mental illness, misfit, family relations, couples, brother brother relationship, schizophrenia, hallucination, restaurant, fall in love, romance, mental patient ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, humorous, captivating, disturbing
Plot: teacher, high school, husband wife relationship, laboratory, transformation, classroom, sleepwalking, female protagonist, lightning, school principal, rap, full moon ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.4
 240
1999 (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The century is coming to an end, and New York City is freaking out. "1999" takes place at a New Year's Eve party on December 31, 1999. As a group of neurotic characters gather at a Greenwich Village apartment, everyone struggles to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, neurotic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: youth, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, city life, singleness, friends, twentysomething life, reunion, breakup, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, year 1999
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: police, slaughterhouse, political unrest, fall in love, terminal illness, friendship, dealing with death, down on your luck, romance, love and romance, couples, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, couples, love and romance, love triangle, romance, fall in love, sexual relations, female protagonist, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 492
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: psychological, touching, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, disability, sexual relations, couples, self discovery, unfulfillment, misfit, caravan, biker, hospital, handyman, prescription ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, contemplative
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couples, romance, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, twentysomething life, couple relations, friends, family life, buddies, introspection, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: semi serious, offbeat, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: actor's life, siblings relations, couple relations, nothing goes right, couples, filmmaking, midlife crisis, disorder, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, movie making, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Voice of the Moon (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Returning to themes he first explored in La strada (1954), Fellini crafts a parable on the whisperings of the soul that only madmen and vagabonds are capable of hearing. The odd couple, Ivo Salvini (Benigni), a fake inspector of wells, and Gonnella ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, surreal
Plot: moon, fool, cemetery, tourist, journalist, music teacher, surrealism, village life, village, couples, love and romance, romance
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, sexual, offbeat, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, love and romance, love affair, romance, fall in love, mysterious character, couples, gender bending, gender, farce, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 60
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, contemplative
Plot: spacecraft, space and aliens, confined, satire, space travel, isolation, cause and meaning, outer space, dancing, intelligence, black hole, cryogenics ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 5K
The Door (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A successful artist loses control of his life after his young daughter's death. A chance for a new start appears, but all is not what it seems.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: time travel, dealing with death, couples, family relations, righting the wronged, life turned upside down, barefoot woman, supernatural, male nudity, passionate sex, doppelganger, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 2K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: womanizer, farce, nothing goes right, disorder, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, adulterer, adultery, airport, undressing, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 307
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: breakup, friendship, couples, friends, family relations, crumbling marriage, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, divorced couple, french countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%