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Laughter and Punishment (2003)
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Laughter and Punishment (2003)
Original name: Rire et châtiment
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: French director Isabelle Doval directs her husband, popular comedic actor José Garcia, in the comedy Rire et Chatiment (Laughter and Punishment). Vincent (Garcia) is a popular physician whose aggressive need to be funny and get people's attention annoys his girlfriend, Camille (Doval), to the point that she leaves him. He begins to suspect she might have been onto something when his behavior begins causing people to die.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: supernatural ability, crime and punishment, romance, couples, female director, dog, gay, parody, party, gypsy, lifeguard, death, male female relationship, hospital, psychologist, church, happiness, restaurant, masturbation, cemetery, russian, bartender, swimming pool, manipulative woman, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, friendship, breakup, male female relationship and fall in love mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Laughter and Punishment: Mato sem Cachorro (2013), After You (2003), Bestiarium (2007), A Very Special Love (2008), Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mato sem Cachorro (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The day a man almost runs-over a puppy, he meets the love of his life. The couple and their dog live the dream, until she wants out.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, dog, romance, disorder, pets, friendship, love and romance, breakup, couple relations, brazilian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 3K
After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, compassionate, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, fall in love, love, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, rescue, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.4
 215
Bestiarium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bestiar is the story of the fateful relationship Karolina - a political science major and a journalist - has with Alex, who, despite being extremely successful in his career, is actually emotionally torn inside. Each new relationship and experience ...
Style: humorous, sexy, emotional, captivating, light ...
Plot: romance, sexual relations, love affair, couple relations, gender, double life, family relations, female protagonist, interview, looking for love, love, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: czech republic, europe, london, central europe, prague czech republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
A Very Special Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Laida Magtalas is a modern-day Belle who works hard to provide for her family while hoping that someday she will meet her prince charming and that they will live happily ever after together. That would-be prince charming is none other than ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: romance, couples, magazine editor, bachelor, love story, fall in love, workplace, rivalry, friendship, love affair, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grégoire Moulin, a shy accountant, sets up a blind date with a dance teacher at a bar. What he needed to do was just to cross the road. But it didn't happen to be as easy as it seems especially because of the final game of French soccer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: love and romance, nothing goes right, against the odds, disorder, couples, romance, male female relationship, ballet, misfit, accountant, soccer, dance teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Perfect Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michel dreams of a perfect meeting with the woman of his dreams, entirely due to chance, as his parents and grandparents experienced. Vincent, Michel's contrast, is completely different. He is more the man of the direct approach and he follows ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, friendship between men, buddies, friends, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.3
 157
Olive Juice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy - Leighanne Littrell, James Berlau, Michael Hartson
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: romance, love affair, couples, love and romance, infidelity, workplace romance, store, pets, pet shop, juice, nightclub, olive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Whatcha Wearin'? (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Yoon-Jung accidentally calls a stranger, instead of her boyfriend, and has phone sex with the unknown man. When Yoon-Jung's relationship with her boyfriend turns sour, Yoon-Jung meets Hyun-Seung, the stranger she had phone sex with.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: phone sex, fall in love, couples, starting over, romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, breakup, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, infidelity, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Divorce French Style (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ariane, a young French violinist, accepts the marriage proposal of Christen, an irresistible conductor. Only problem: she's a little bit ... married! Separated for two years with Nino, an Italian teacher with a strong character, she manages to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, couple relations, romance, couples, love and romance, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Relationship Status: It's Complicated (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Ben is about to marry Juliette. His quiet, ordered life will fall to pieces when he meets up again with the person he secretly wants to see the most: Vanessa, the high school bombshell who never so much as looked in his direction. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, couples, love and romance, obsession, romance, thirtysomething life, school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
South Kensington (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The movie's about some Italian men living in London and having their lives sweetened by having wealthy parents and meeting many attractive women and one whale of a woman.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dating Games People Play (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Nick Jenkins finds himself back in the single scene as his relationship with his fiancee abruptly fall apart. With his roommate and best friend Jed Rollins, Nick jumps into the dating world. Mona, Jed, and Robin accompany him as they meander ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Watching the Detectives (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neil, a self proclaimed film geek and owner of Gumshoe video, has always been content to live vicariously through his favorite films noir. But when he meets Violet, a real-life femme fatale, his mundane world gets turned upside down and the line ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 1K
Trilogy: Two (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bacon on the Side (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Love Is in the Air (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.4
 707
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Country: France
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, realistic
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Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.5
 742
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 2K
Now You Know (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 1K
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Country: USA
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Wedding Cake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The wedding of Vincent and Berenger does not begin well. For starters, the fabulous cake for the reception falls apart as the butler of the château, and one of the caterers is taking down a flight of stairs falls. The cream puffs are carefully ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, sincere ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sophie's Revenge (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 772
The Movie Hero (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 78
So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, friends, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, best friends, parents and children, dishonesty, singleness, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%