Movies like The Closet

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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: witty, humorous, clever, feel good, biting, realistic, semi serious, funny, light, satirical ...
Plot: homosexuality, coming out, accountant, condom, workplace, friendship, friends, parents and children, workplace intrigue, discrimination, society, dishonesty, gender, pretense, gays and lesbians, disorder, hidden identity, cons and scams, workplace situations, comedy of errors, gossip and rumors, factory, neighbor, factory worker, cat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Closet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and witty films with plots about disorder, farce, culture clash, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like The Closet: The Dinner Game (1998), Welcome to the Sticks (2008), Birds of a Feather (1978), The Valet (2006), The French Minister (2013). 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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: french, farce, mistress, disorder, misfit, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, snobbism, friends, plan gone awry, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, friendship, french, fish out of water, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, social relations, family, small town, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, southern france, flanders, argentina
⇓ 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, feel good ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, gender, dishonesty, disorder, eccentric family, couples, gender bending, lifestyle, hidden identity, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 9K
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, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, photographer, adultery, valet, supermodel, french, farce, infidelity, romance, journal, debt, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The French Minister (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, workplace, un, power relations, workplace intrigue, administration, chief of staff, boss and employee, rivalry, international relations, french politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 5K
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, semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams, partners, disorder, teenage life, buddies, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 4K
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, rich and poor, mischievous children, family relations, toys, society, screwball, disorder, youth, parents and children, power relations, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 74K
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, witty, clever, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: senator, farce, gay, gay slur, politician, coming out, mistaken identity, politics, impersonating, in-laws, family relations, french ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, los angeles, usa, miami, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.3
 1K
Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, rich and poor, social relations, love triangle, infidelity, fish out of water, love and romance, misfit, disorder, couples, social differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Best Friend (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, witty ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, friends, best friends, audition, vase, auction, teaching the ways of the world, obsessive quest, introspection, greek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 445
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: hidden identity, love triangle, farce, comedy of errors, murder, voyeurism, gender bending, coming out, parents and children, unlikely criminals, love and romance, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 10K
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, stylized, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, factory, mayor, farce, workplace, workplace situations, love affair, obnoxious boss, couples, power relations, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1977, 1950s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 2K
What a Drag (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A closeted gay man's attempt to "act straight" for the sake of his job has unexpected consequences.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, not serious, clever ...
Plot: transvestism, coming out, disco, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, restaurant, fall in love, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 1K
Disco (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Endetté jusqu'au cou dans une affaire de water bed, Didier Travolta, 40 ans, vit au Havre dans le quartier populaire du Grand Large chez sa maman : Madame Graindorge. Il reçoit une lettre de la mère de son fils Brian, 8 ans, qui vit en ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, ambition, society, starting over, rise and fall, unemployment, rivalry, nightclub, buddies, nightlife, social misfits, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, gender, family relations, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, gays and lesbians, society, farce, gay son, father son relationship, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kiss Me, Guido (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When he discovers his girlfriend having sex with his brother, Frankie (Scotti) decides to head to Manhattan, leaving his Bronx pizza shop forever for the fame and fortune of show business. But before stardom, he needs a place to stay. Looking in the ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay, farce, friendship, best friends, gender, urban, showbiz, city life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, semi serious, clever, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rise to the top, love and romance, legal, ambition, office, battle of the sexes, couple relations, road not taken, relationship vs career, workplace situations, romance, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I'm So Excited! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is an ensemble comedy written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Plot: airplane, farce, friends, disorder, strong sexual content, stewardess, gays and lesbians, workplace, drugs/alcohol, air disaster, confinement indoors, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: spain, mexico, new jersey, australia, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.1
 25K
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: captivating, humorous, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: odd couple, crime, criminal heroes, unlikely partners, chase, prison escape, french, prison, car chase, on the run, unlikely friendships, crazy ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: clever, feel good, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wall street, workplace, racism, sexism, cons and scams, vengeance, gender bending, dishonesty, disorder, gender, farce, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 415
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: talky, cynical, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, friends, moral dilemma, buddies, disorder, pizza delivery, eiffel tower paris, pizza, telephone conversation, beach, strangulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, society, culture clash, friendship, friends, workplace situations, couple relations, workplace, disorder, discrimination
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, suspense, talky ...
Plot: transvestism, farce, espionage, gay, gender, transsexual, mistaken identity, friends, switching roles, gays and lesbians, buddies, gender bending ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, french riviera, riviera, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 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: cynical, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: hitman, odd couple, hotel, spouse leaving, farce, comedy of errors, assassination attempt, disorder, snitch, nothing goes right, police, mistaken for gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 7K
The Goat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Mexico, Malta
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the boss' unlucky daughter is missing in South America, Campana is sent to watch the boss' most unlucky employee who is sent as a private detective in hopes he can duplicate the daughter's mistakes.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, disappearance, missing person, disorder, buddies, odd couple, friends, nothing goes right, adventure, crimes, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: mexico, france, latin america, paris france, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 35K
Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: racism, family relations, interracial relations, parents and children, family problems, society, family in crisis, family gatherings, couple relations, verbal byplay, life turned upside down, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, boss and employee, fish out of water, dishonesty, comedy of errors, actor's life, workplace situations, negotiation, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, golden years, obsession, couples, dishonesty, family problems, disorder, parents and children, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 2K
Dead Tired (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stressed and overworked, famous French movie star Michel Blanc (Michel Blanc) is beginning to wear down, physically and mentally, from the pressure and demands of fame. Already in a fragile state of mind, strange events start to transpire all around ...
Style: humorous, absurd, light, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: twins, disorder, self discovery, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, actor's life, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, cons and scams, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, social differences, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, ambition, best friends, mother daughter relationship, city life, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%