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Roselyne and the Lions (1989)
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Roselyne and the Lions (1989)
Original name: Roselyne et les lions
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Thierry drops out of school to apprentice as a lion tamer at the zoo where he meets Roselyne, who shares his passion. They fall in love and when he loses his job, the young lovers journey across France finding odd jobs at several circuses. In Germany, they fall under the tutelage of ageing big cat trainer, Klint, and while they are closer to realising their dreams, they find that their success drivers them part.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, offbeat, contemplative
Plot: circus, romance, love and romance, dangerous animal, fall in love, couples, love affair, infidelity, family problems, animal life, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, couple relations, tiger, cat, motorcycle, wild animal, lion, zoo, job seeking, panic attack, young man, twenty something, misogyny ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, munich germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Roselyne and the Lions: One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), I'm Staying (2003), Gaby Baby Doll (2014), Manual of Love (2005), Feelings (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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I'm Staying (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, romance, fall in love, countryside, isolation, lone wolves, love and romance, confined, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
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Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, infidelity, romance, family life, family relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, cheating wife, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, life turned upside down, starting over, family life, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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69%
All Night Long (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, love and romance, love affair, human nature, nightlife, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, lifestyle, couples, suburbs, jealousy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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68%
The Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
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Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Comedy-drama about a middle-aged Italian businessman Vittorio Gassman who is married to Eleanor Parker and is innocently introduced one day to a schoolgirl with pigtails named Carolina. Years later, that young schoolgirl has become a vivacious ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental
Audience: date night
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Place: italy
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The Party (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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59%
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The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, semi autobiographical
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, midlife crisis, forbidden love, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, normandy
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57%
The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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The Aviator's Wife (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
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Heartbeat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 100 min.
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The April Fools (1969)
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Country: USA
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Just a Kiss (2002)
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Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Bed & Board (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
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47%
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Another Life (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The South of France. Internationally famous pianist Aurore collapses one night during a performance, over-exhausted from too many concerts. Tired of music, she believes she no longer has anything to offer her public. Then she meets Jean, an ...
Style: emotional, romantic, captivating, light, humorous ...
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47%
A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, talky, humorous ...
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46%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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43%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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42%
Every Other Week (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: semi serious, touching, sexy, psychological, emotional ...
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Main Aurr Mrs Khanna (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Girl on a Bicycle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
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42%
The Man Who Loved Women (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
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Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lovesickness (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A three-part look at the ironies of love, with stories that involve a young boy, a hostage situation, and a divorced elderly couple caught in a love triangle.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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41%