Movies like The Closet 2001

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The Closet (2001)
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The Closet (2001)
Original name: Le Placard
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny, talky, melancholic, tricky, clever, biting ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, discrimination, gender, disorder, hidden identity, comedy of errors, cons and scams, workplace situations, satire, accountant, gay, coming out, pretending to be gay, condom, friends, society, pretense, gays and lesbians, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, friendship, farce, friends, culture clash, couples and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Closet: The Dinner Game (1998), The Valet (2006), Birds of a Feather (1978), Welcome to the Sticks (2008), The ComDads (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, party, naivete, indoor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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100%
 6.6
 10K
The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, comedy of errors, photographer, adultery, supermodel, farce, pretense, nothing goes right, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Birds of a Feather (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her ...
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, gay slur, couples, family relations, father son relationship, culture clash, parents and children, gender bending, comedy of errors, couple relations, switching roles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, france, saint tropez, europe, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, french, fish out of water, friendship, postman, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, social relations, family, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, provence, europe, southern france, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The ComDads (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unable to find her runaway son, a woman deceives two of her ex-lovers from her youth, a mild-mannered teacher and a tough journalist, that each is the real father in order to obtain their help.
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Best Friend (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a ...
Style: touching, sincere, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, auction, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, friends, risk, best friends, business, betrayal, money problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, reception, entity, couples, nothing goes right, unemployment, society, workplace, mysterious character, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Would I Lie to You? 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dans le quartier du Sentier, Eddie Vuibert, Dov et Yvan sont confrontés aux procédés pour le moins expéditifs de leur nouveau client, Eurodiscount, une chaîne européenne d'hypermarchés. Karine, lasse des turpitudes de son volage époux, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, light
Plot: satire, workplace situations, working class, comedy of errors, partners, friends, couples, social differences, love and romance, buddies, farce, materialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Toy (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, light, satirical ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: social differences, toys, mischievous children, family relations, society, rich and poor, spoiled brat, screwball, parents and children, youth, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 84K
The Birdcage (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's right-wing moralistic parents.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: crossdressing, cross dressing, senator, gay slur, farce, gay, politician, comedy of errors, disorder, conservative, family values, gender ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles, miami beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.0
 578
Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Notre univers impitoyable (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victor and Margot are both lawyers in a major consulting firm and form a solid couple in private. Yet one day they find themselves competing for the same job promotion. How will their relationship stand up to the outcome?
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, relationship vs career, workplace romance, law firm, couples, workplace, ambition, rise to the top, office, romance, legal, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Under the Gaydar (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Parents hire a girl to turn their son straight, but the son is just pretending to be gay in order to pick up women.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, disorder, friends, gays and lesbians, gender, womanizer, love and romance, dishonesty, looking for sex, cons and scams, pretending to be gay, sexual orientation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 11K
Trophy Wife (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A housewife takes over her husband's umbrella business after his illness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, twists and turns, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, mayor, workplace situations, farce, workplace, factory, social differences, love affair, family business, obnoxious boss, society, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1978, year 1977 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 517
Merci Dr Rey! (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young phone-sex addict goes to a therapist who herself has died and a psychotic patient is in her place.
Style: humorous, semi serious, disturbing, light, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: murder, love and romance, farce, parents and children, comedy of errors, voyeurism, hidden identity, police investigation, family relations, gay son, coming out, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, cynical ...
Plot: hitman, odd couple, hotel, assassination attempt, farce, dark humor, disorder, suicide attempt, comedy of errors, friendship, society, chance meeting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 496
Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, disorder, dark humor, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, eiffel tower paris ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 1K
Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, musician's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, cons and scams, rock, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Associate (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laurel Ayres is a businesswoman trying to make it but unfortunately she works at a investment firm where she does all the work but all the senior investors like Frank Peterson grab all the credit. She then leaves and starts her own firm. While ...
Style: feel good, witty, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wall street, gender disguise, workplace, sexism, farce, racism, hidden identity, comedy of errors, strong female lead, fake identity, satire, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Strange Bedfellows (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two 'very straight' old timers have to learn how to pass as a loving gay couple after falsely claiming same-sex status to take advantage of newly legislated tax laws.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: small town, friendship, taxes, gay, cons and scams, comedy of errors, pretending to be gay, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, couples, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 1K
Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fish out of water, infidelity, social relations, rich and poor, couple relations, love and romance, misfit, social differences, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Birds of a Feather 2 (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a move to make his partner, Renato, jealous, the flamboyant Albin waits in a local cafe - dressed as a woman - hoping to be picked up. But Albin gets more than he bargains for when the fly he catches in his web is actually a spy, who uses him as ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, microfilm, suspense ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, espionage, eccentric family, mistaken identity, gender bending, dishonesty, hidden identity, crimes, goofy hero, transsexual, secret identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, french riviera, saint tropez, europe, riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, culture clash, workplace situations, workplace, couple relations, disorder, couples, fish out of water, social satire, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 28K
Ruby & Quentin (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him. After Quentin botches a solo escape attempt, they make a break together. Unable to shake the clumsy ...
Style: humorous, funny, captivating, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, on the run, french, prison, henchman, odd couple, mob boss, escape, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: surreal, humorous, realistic, not serious, talky ...
Plot: office, workplace, comedy of errors, boss and employee, fish out of water, dishonesty, actor's life, workplace situations, negotiation, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Nora's Hair Salon II (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The hilarious cast of Nora's Hair Salon is back in this outrageous, bust-a-gut comedy! Featuring familiar faces and fresh new names, Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above will have you cutting up all over again! As co-owner of Nora's Hair ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, society, friends, family relations, friendship, workplace situations, city life, estrangement, beauty salon, urban, barbershop, black cast
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.8
 146K
Brüno (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Flamboyantly gay Austrian television reporter Bruno stirs up trouble with unsuspecting guests and large crowds through brutally frank interviews and painfully hilarious public displays of homosexuality.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, funny, parody ...
Plot: gay slur, satire, gay, social satire, fashion, fame, society, gender, lifestyle, stereotypes, misfit, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, austria, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Times Have Been Better (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving in with his beau, 30ish banker Jérémy (Arnaud Binard) decides to let the cat out of the bag, telling his unsuspecting parents, Guy (Bernard Le Coq) and Rosine (Charlotte de Turckheim), that he's gay. Though they've always ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, coming out, gays and lesbians, family in crisis, parents and children, family problems, gender, society, farce, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, workplace situations, social relations, culture clash, disorder, misfit, supportive coworker, workplace, couple relations, society, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: job seeking, romance, fall in love, nothing goes right, disorder, musician's life, lodger, teacher, friends, friendship, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%