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The Closet (2001)
 7.0
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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, coming out, condom, gay, friends, society, pretense, gays and lesbians, sexual content, gossip and rumors ...
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, farce, culture clash, friendship, couples, catastrophe and storytelling 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 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, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, humiliation, naivete, accountant ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 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: feel good, humorous, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, couples, photographer, adultery, supermodel, farce, pretense, nothing goes right, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris 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, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: farce, gay slur, family relations, couples, transvestism, parents and children, gender bending, couple relations, comedy of errors, disorder, meet the parents, switching roles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, french riviera, europe, cote d'azur, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: witty, humorous, funny, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, fish out of water, friendship, french, provence, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, unlikely friendships, social relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france, flanders ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, witty, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: politics, un, state affairs, workplace, workplace intrigue, power relations, administration, chief of staff, rivalry, boss and employee, international relations, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
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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, rich and poor, society, screwball, youth, disorder, parents and children, power relations, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 79K
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: senator, gay slur, crossdressing, cross dressing, farce, politician, disorder, comedy of errors, parents and children, gender, conservative, family values ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, los angeles, miami beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, buddies, teenage life, cons and scams, disorder, disappearance, family conflict, on the road, crime investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
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 5K
French Twist (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After learning of her husband's infidelities, a housewife invites an itinerant lesbian to move in with them. None of their lives will ever be the same again.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, surprise ending ...
Plot: love triangle, lesbian love, lesbian, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, real estate agent, couples, gays and lesbians, vengeance, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 543
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, disorder, estrangement, adolescence vs adulthood, reunion, coming of age, social relations, bittersweet, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, workplace romance, relationship vs career, law firm, couples, workplace, ambition, office, rise to the top, couple relations, workplace situations, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 482
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: love and romance, murder, farce, comedy of errors, parents and children, voyeurism, hidden identity, police investigation, family relations, gay son, coming out, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: desire for fame, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, musician's life, lifestyle, dishonesty, disorder, rock, cons and scams, hopes, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, dark humor, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: odd couple, hitman, hotel, assassination attempt, disorder, farce, suicide attempt, comedy of errors, friendship, society, chance meeting, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: touching, sincere, entertaining, light, intense ...
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 ⇓
30%
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: workplace, sexism, wall street, racism, hidden identity, comedy of errors, farce, strong female lead, gender disguise, fake identity, female protagonist, women's rights ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 469
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: humorous, dark humor, cynical, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, disorder, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, pizza delivery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: feminism, mayor, businesswoman, workplace situations, farce, workplace, factory, love affair, obnoxious boss, family business, society, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1952, year 1977 ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 1K
Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, love triangle, love and romance, misfit, social differences, couples, infidelity, disorder, social relations, couple relations, rich and poor, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, couple relations, culture clash, workplace, workplace situations, disorder, couples, fish out of water, social satire, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, not serious, realistic, 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, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, biting ...
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, workplace situations, couple relations, disorder, culture clash, society, workplace, supportive coworker, misfit, social relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: musician's life, job seeking, romance, nothing goes right, fall in love, disorder, lodger, teacher, friends, friendship, rivalry, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 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, actor's life, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, satire, performer's life, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 27K
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, captivating, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, odd couple, crime, crimes, french, criminal heroes, unlikely friendships, chase, prison escape, prison, on the run, car chase ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 38K
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: funny, humorous, light, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, racism, family relations, marriage, couples, parents and children, couple relations, family gatherings, family in crisis, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 141K
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, controversial ...
Plot: fashion, fame, society, gay, gender, lifestyle, stereotypes, satire, misfit, social satire, gay slur, stereotype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, europe, los angeles, vienna, austria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: small town, friendship, taxes, gay, cons and scams, comedy of errors, couples, crimes, couple relations, dishonesty, widower, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Call My Agent (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: TV mini-series about a French talent agency
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, suspense ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, workplace, celebrity culture, workplace situations, life turned upside down, disorder, rivalry, society, friendship, artists and showbiz, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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