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Room to Rent (2000)
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
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, sexual, offbeat, sexy
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, writer's life, society, down on your luck, reincarnation, romance, love and romance, nightclub, couples, gender, gays and lesbians, disorder, culture clash, fake marriage, illegal immigrant, belly dancer, green card
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 offbeat films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, society, disorder, friends and family relations mostly in Comedy genres. Some movies like Room to Rent: The Dog Problem (2006), Staggered (1994), Foreign Body (1986), Stripper: Natasha Kizmet (2009), The Chain (1984). 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, clever, realistic, offbeat
Plot: writer's life, romance, self discovery, down on your luck, disorder, therapy, friendship, couples, pets, nothing goes right, stripper, profanity ...
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: sexual, touching, offbeat, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: island, wedding, best man, prank, race against time, getting home, best friends, love and romance, cons and scams, on the road, doctors and patients, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, london, england
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37%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: fake doctor, society, head of state, love and romance, unemployment, bus, switching roles, heist, disorder, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, sexual, offbeat, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, society, gender, battle of the sexes, female nudity, priest, stripper, breast implant
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, biting ...
Plot: relocation, house, social differences, couples, family relations, society, love and romance, property, moving
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, culture clash, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
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35%
I Married Who? (2012)
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 ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: eligible bachelor, unlikely couple, actor's life, romance, life turned upside down, couples, love and romance, celebrity culture, disorder, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: offbeat, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: power relations, disorder, mental illness, pregnancy, doctors and patients, fall in love, couples, love and romance, baby, psychiatrist, hypnosis, shakespeare ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
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34%
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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, touching, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: prison, working class, family relations, dog, love and romance, best friends, gays and lesbians, custody, parents and children, obsession, love triangle, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: england, london, europe
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32%
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, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, family life, immigrants, society, youth, love and romance, coming of age, family relations, couples, family problems, love triangle, eccentric family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Hello, Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Israel, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: French film icons GĂ©rard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, culture clash, fish out of water, midlife crisis, nothing goes right, society, religions or cults, disorder, romance, husband wife relationship, immigrants, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, france, middle east, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Heaven Before I Die (1997)
Genre: Comedy
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: offbeat, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: immigrants, criminal heroes, love and romance, crimes, society, misfit, heist, self discovery, friendship, farce, disability, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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28%
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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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, nothing goes right, fall in love, hotshot lawyer, couples, single parent, love and romance, family problems, disorder, immigrants, family in crisis, flat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, humorous, witty, sexual ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, friendship, couples, ufo, love and romance, love, sexual relations, mother daughter relationship, marijuana, radio, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: prague, europe, prague czechoslovakia
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Escort in love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 35 year old Alice has a husband and a son. Her life seems a beautiful dream, but it soon turns out to be a nightmare. Her husband dies in a car accident and her lawyer tells her that she is on her uppers. The only way she finds to earn money in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: unlikely couple, life turned upside down, prostitute, hidden identity, working class, disorder, couples, rich and poor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Days of Switzerland (1999)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: dishonesty, prostitute, social decay, injustice, workplace, state affairs, politics, immigrants, satire, friendship, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: switzerland, europe
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Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: tv show, fall in love, dishonesty, media, unlikely couple, couples, disorder, love and romance, romance, aspiring actor, ladykiller, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: looking for sex, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, beach, disorder, couples, contests and competitions, gender, gays and lesbians, rivalry, beach party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida
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25%
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Friend Zone (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Bilbao, Spain. After breaking up with Elisa, his girlfriend for several years, Txema meets Claudia, a gorgeous Argentinian girl, in a very awkward situation. They become friends so soon and so easily that Txema misinterprets Claudia's feelings ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, sexy ...
Plot: teenage life, love and romance, singleness, family relations, lovesick, misfit, friendship, society, ambition, hopes, family gatherings, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, self discovery, family relations, showbiz, couples, romance, dancer's life, love and romance, starting over, male female relationship, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, couples, womanizer, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, mistress, screwball ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, partners, unlikely couple, couple relations, hopes, small town, romance, couples, small town life, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ 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: offbeat, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, rising to stardom, gender, redemption, looking for love, urban, city life, sexual relations, self discovery, best friends, investigation, going straight ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Stars and Bars (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Henderson Dores (Daniel Day Lewis), a New York based art dealer from England, travels to Georgia to persuade patriarch, Harry Dean Stanton, to sell a Monet previously thought lost.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, thought provoking ...
Plot: adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, on the road, track down, fish out of water, down on your luck, profanity, satire, family relations, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: 18th century, 80s
Place: england, new york, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, couples, unemployment, lifestyle, love and romance, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, midlife crisis, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: offbeat, humorous, sexual, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bar, dating, insecurity, single, nightclub, singleness, suburbs, thirtysomething life, couples, friends, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, germany, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: touching, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: singleness, looking for love, infidelity, human nature, unfulfillment, reunion, breakup, introspection, obsession, love and romance, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Mr. Sloane (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Mr. Sloane's titular character is a buttoned-down 1960's man in crisis. Between his failed attempts at marriage, career success and even suicide, it's fair to say that 1969 isn't shaping up to be Watford-dweller Mr. Sloane's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, entertaining ...
Plot: looking for love, free spirited, friends, down on your luck, love and romance, self discovery, couples, society, friendship, bittersweet, buddies, living with parents ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Stella Street (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Caine, Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Roger Moore all live on a quiet street in Surbiton and Mick Jagger and Keith Richards run their corner shop - who knew?
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: misfit, fish out of water, disorder, satire, showbiz, tv show, social decay, culture clash, lifestyle, social differences, store, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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: sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nun, gangsters, religions or cults, disorder, couples, convent, heist, love affair, vengeance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%