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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about disorder, culture clash, couples, mentor, dialogue, storytelling and catastrophe 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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: french, farce, mistress, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, disorder, ambition, naivete, friends, plan gone awry, snobbism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: feel good, humorous, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedy of errors, photographer, adultery, supermodel, farce, pretense, nothing goes right, romance, dishonesty, paparazzi, unfulfilled love, valet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: farce, transvestism, gay, couples, gender bending, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, comedy of errors, lifestyle, gender, meet the parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, cote d'azur, saint tropez ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, fish out of water, friendship, french, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, social relations, family, small town, provincial life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, southern france, flanders, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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: semi serious, witty, clever, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: odd couple, dishonesty, nothing goes right, cons and scams, teenage life, partners, disorder, buddies, family conflict, disappearance, on the road, crime investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, state affairs, workplace, un, power relations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, administration, boss and employee, chief of staff, international relations, french politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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, mischievous children, family relations, rich and poor, 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, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: senator, farce, gay, crossdressing, politician, disorder, comedy of errors, conservative, gender, parents and children, family values, gay slur ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, miami, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6.4
 4K
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, lesbian love, infidelity, lesbianism, menage a trois, gays and lesbians, couples, vengeance, self discovery, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' 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 jersey
⇓ 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: touching, sincere, light, entertaining, intense ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, auction, teaching the ways of the world, friends, risk, best friends, business, betrayal, money problems, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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, mayor, workplace situations, farce, workplace, factory, family business, social differences, society, power relations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1978, 1950s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, dysfunctional family, disorder, elderly, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, couples, estrangement, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 1K
Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, love triangle, couples, disorder, social relations, rich and poor, love and romance, couple relations, social differences, misfit, infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, talky, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, buddies, disorder, friends, life turned upside down, apartment, pizza, telephone conversation, taking a photograph, listening to music, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, 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, stewardess, friends, disorder, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, workplace, air disaster, confinement indoors, isolation, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: spain, mexico, new jersey, australia, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, workplace situations, friendship, misfit, society, disorder, workplace, social relations, supportive coworker, culture clash, couple relations, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: comedy of errors, crime, love and romance, gays and lesbians, unlikely criminals, crimes, parents and children, coming out, hidden identity, farce, love triangle, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: semi serious, feel good, stylized, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, ambition, office, battle of the sexes, workplace situations, workplace, law firm, relationship vs career, romance, couple relations, road not taken, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, 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 ⇓
34%
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, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, odd couple, mistaken identity, gay, farce, friendship, artists and showbiz, love and romance, city life, friends, best friends, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: doctor, village, culture clash, goofy hero, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, cons and scams, ruse, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, crimes, chase, prison escape, french, prison, car chase, on the run, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, poland, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: sexy, touching, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, love and romance, friends, buddies, dishonesty, disorder, tennis, family relations, infidelity, nothing goes right, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 3K
Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, looking for love, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, romance, love and romance, twentysomething life, couples, disorder, family relations, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, captivating, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: society, starting over, rise and fall, nightclub, friends, ambition, nightlife, buddies, self discovery, best friends, rivalry, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, couple relations, family relations, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couples, society, workplace, friendship, culture clash, workplace situations, friends, couple relations, disorder, discrimination
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, self discovery, disorder, actor's life, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, cinema, french, dysfunctional family, showbiz, cons and scams, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 30K
In a World... (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Style: humorous, feel good, sincere, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: workplace, self esteem, workplace situations, siblings relations, hopes, love and romance, shyness, sexism, concierge, eccentricity, unlikely friendships, character study ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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