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Room to Rent (2000)
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire and he has been thrown out of his lodgings. And so Ali moves in with a succession of eccentric and colourful London flatmates: Mark, a photographer with a very individual style, Linda, a young, blonde, very sexy model and Marilyn Monroe impersonator, and Miss Stevenson who is convinced that Ali is the reincarnation of her long dead Egyptian lover.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, offbeat
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, society, down on your luck, writer's life, reincarnation, romance, love and romance, couples, nightclub, gays and lesbians, culture clash, gender, disorder, fake marriage, illegal immigrant, green card, belly dancer
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, egypt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, society, disorder, family relations and immigrants mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Room to Rent: The Dog Problem (2006), Staggered (1994), Foreign Body (1986), Mary Had a Little... (1961), Chouchou (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dog Problem (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the film, Solo is a down-on-his-luck writer who is encouraged by his psychiatrist to get a dog. Solo meets his love interest, who he assumes to be a dog owner when meeting her at a dog play park, but dog problems stand in their way.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: writer's life, romance, disorder, therapy, down on your luck, self discovery, pets, nothing goes right, couples, friendship, stripper, creative block ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Staggered (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Very much in love, Neil's wedding plans are sabotaged, beginning when he is abandoned, naked, on a Scottish island. A road trip ensues, with Neil encountering many obstacles as he makes his way to London for what he believes is to be his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, touching, sexual ...
Plot: island, wedding, best man, couples, beach, disorder, friends, cons and scams, on the road, doctors and patients, getting home, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, england, london
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Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: fake doctor, unemployment, bus, heist, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, society, state affairs, politics, life is a bitch, head of state, switching roles ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, india, asia, europe
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36%
Mary Had a Little... (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A theatrical impresario tries to win a bet with a psychiatrist over the production of a perfect baby.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: power relations, couples, disorder, love and romance, doctors and patients, fall in love, pregnancy, mental illness, baby, psychiatrist, shakespeare, hypnosis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Chouchou (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Choukri, alias Chouchou, a transvestite Maghrebi with clear eyes, comes illegally to Paris to find his nephew. Hired as an assistant by a psychotherapist, known for his good mood, he also work as a waiter in a transvestite cabaret of Clichy where he ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: immigrants, love affair, society, psychoanalysis, gender, transsexual, homosexuality, psychotherapy, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, psychology, police officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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35%
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: house, relocation, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, social differences, property, moving
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, culture clash, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
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Max (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is 6 years old. She lives with her dad Toni, a small time crook with a golden heart. For Xmas, Max offers him Rose, a call-girl found on the street whom she’s very fond of. Despite the complicated situation, Toni’s gonna have a hard time ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, unlikely couple, starting over, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, romance, society, redemption, hopes, bittersweet, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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We Think the World of You (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home. Added to this, is the fact that he may have to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching, humorous ...
Plot: prison, working class, family relations, dog, romance, best friends, gender, love and romance, gays and lesbians, society, parents and children, custody ...
Time: 50s
Place: london, england, europe
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31%
Stripper: Natasha Kizmet (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Borat with Boobs! A hottie from Uzbekistan fends off perverts and porn stars, spins with strippers and finds the American dream.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: immigrants, society, attempted seduction, ambitious woman, silly humor, ambition, satire, female protagonist, social satire, seduction, battle of the sexes, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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When Pigs Have Wings (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a tempest, fishermen do not find only fish in their nets. That is what happens to Jafaar, a poor fisherman who lives poorly in Gaza. And what he hauls in is really upsetting: imagine that, a pig! An unclean animal judged impure not only by the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: society, disorder, culture clash, suicide, misfit, nothing goes right, social misfits, injustice, down on your luck, working class, martyrdom, border crossing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, palestine
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Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, family problems, family relations, couples, love triangle, parents and children, city life, family life, eccentric family, teenage life, haunted by the past, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
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29%
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Housewarming (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chantal, an advocate involved in defending homeless illegal immigrant, decides to refurbish her flat. Following her convictions she calls Columbian workers led by an unforeseeable architect. In the mean time a former client decides he is in love ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: fall in love, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, disorder, single parent, hotshot lawyer, family problems, love and romance, couples, immigrants, family in crisis, renovation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Israel, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Straight-laced Jordan (Martin) is about to marry Peter (Snedeker), a clean-cut ambitious attorney. Before she walks down the aisle, Jordan and her best friends, Claire (Adrienne Frantz) and Jessica (Daphnee Duplaix), head to Vegas for a bachelorette ...
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He is different because of that and decides to emigrate from Palestine to Canada, where "everyone is equal". There everybody treats him kindly, and a thief ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: crimes, misfit, immigrants, society, criminal heroes, love and romance, disability, oracle, friends, self discovery, heist, farce ...
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27%
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Loners (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Robert works for a travel agency and helps to arrange scenes from the everyday lives of "ordinary" Czech families as an attraction for Japanese tourists. He also works as a kind of matchmaker and occasionally helps to put together some of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, ufo, couples, love, sexual relations, mother daughter relationship, marijuana, tourist, radio ...
Time: 90s
Place: prague, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bikini Summer III: South Beach Heat (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jamie is a makeup artist for a local bikini contest on the beautiful South Beach of Miami. Her life appears to be falling apart when her boyfriend leaves her in a jealous rage. Her wild and gorgeous friends, Dev and Bink, convince her to be a ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, disorder, beach, strong sexual content, looking for sex, sexual relations, gender, rivalry, gays and lesbians, contests and competitions, beach party ...
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26%
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Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, unlikely couple, dishonesty, society, romance, infidelity, couples, manipulation
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Bacon on the Side (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Djalil Boudaoud and Justine Lacroix are a surgeon and a television reporter who enter a romantic relationship despite the objections of their families to the cultural gap.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) New York apartment to Elliot Garfield, who generously lets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, unlikely couple, opposites attract, family relations, couples, showbiz, starting over, dancer's life, romance, love and romance, male female relationship, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Made in Italy (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: French writer Luca Morandi was born in Italy. He is forty years old and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. He doesn't know where to turn: France, his adopted home where he was raised, or Italy, the country of his birth, perfect, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, family relations, lifestyle, couples, family secret, attempted seduction, sexual tension, money, inheritance, widow, unfulfillment, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Under the Gaydar (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Parents hire a girl to turn their son straight, but the son is just pretending to be gay in order to pick up women.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy, feel good ...
Plot: pretending to be gay, disorder, parents and children, friends, cons and scams, looking for sex, gays and lesbians, womanizer, gender, dishonesty, love and romance, sexual orientation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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 ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, couples, gays and lesbians, gender, fall in love, gay, gay interest, breakup, male nudity, drunk, male objectification
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boyfriends (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Paul, Matt, and Will (in their 30s) have been friends for years. They converge at the seaside for the weekend, each with a boyfriend in tow. Paul is with Ben, his companion of five years: their relationship is on the rocks after months of ...
Style: sexy, talky, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, twentysomething life, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, best friends, family gatherings, friends, gays and lesbians, singleness, introspection, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
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24%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A naive girl's love for Switzerland is put to the test in this satiric comedy. Irina (Yelena Panova) is a woman from Russia who all her life has always been fascinated by Switzerland and longs to live there some day, though her notion of Swiss ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, politics, state affairs, immigrants, workplace, injustice, social decay, satire, love and romance, friendship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Sheila Levine is a Jewish-American princess and a native of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. An innovative, bright, but painfully introverted individual, she comes to New York City with her mother and father to take an apartment with a nightclub-hopping ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single, insecurity, dating, looking for love, suburbs, family in crisis, singleness, death in the family, city life, twentysomething life, nightclub, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, germany, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Wirey Spindell (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a Manhattanite takes a whimsical look back at his formative years and sexuality.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, going straight, best friends, gender, gays and lesbians, investigation, love and romance, unlikely couple, hopes, romance, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hot Under the Collar (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jerry tries to seduce his girlfriend Monica via hypnosis, but it accidentally makes her want to enter a convent and take a vow of chastity instead. Jerry tries to get her out by disguising himself to a priest and later as a nun. Alas, his rescue ...
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nun, heist, convent, unfulfilled love, vengeance, love affair, disorder, religions or cults, couples, criminal heroes, clergy, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
So This Is Romance? (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike is a composer who dreams of creating symphonies but instead, dashes off jingles for TV commercials -- all the while pining over ex-girlfriend Helen. But Mike's life takes several unexpected turns when he meets Sara. After the two depart ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: love and romance, musician's life, opposites attract, artists and showbiz, buddies, romance, couples, performer's life, unfulfilled love, fall in love, alcohol abuse, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%