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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, parody
Plot: supernatural ability, crime and punishment, romance, couples, female director, dog, gay, party, gypsy, lifeguard, death, male female relationship, hospital, psychologist, church, happiness, restaurant, masturbation, cemetery, russian, bartender, swimming pool, manipulative woman, nightmare, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
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After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Audience: date night
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 4.4
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Bestiarium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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A Very Special Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: against the odds, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, couples, disorder, male female relationship, ballet, misfit, accountant, taxi, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leo, an advertising executive in his mid-30s, falls in love with Alex who's just gotten out of a long-term relationship. While Alex doesn't quite know how to react to Leo's advances, Leo's facing trouble with Alex's oddball ...
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Olive Juice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy - Leighanne Littrell, James Berlau, Michael Hartson
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
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Fonzy (2013)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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