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Rumba (2008)
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Rumba (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn upside down. Rumba or how optimism and humour can overcome fatality!
Style: uplifting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Plot: dark humor, against the odds, dancer's life, follow your dream, couples, disability, optimism, life turned upside down, ambition, contests and competitions, dance contest, youth, memory loss, misfit, retirement home, elderly, supportive spouse, artists and showbiz, hopes, teacher, empire, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about couples, ambition, hopes, family relations, friends, follow your dream and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Rumba: Iceberg! (2005), Fastlife (2014), The Fairy (2011), Stars 80 (2012), Most Promising Young Actress (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Iceberg! (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fiona is the manager of a fast-food restaurant. She lives comfortably with her family in the suburbs. In other words, Fiona is happy... until one day she accidentally gets locked into a walk-in fridge. She escapes the next morning, half frozen and ...
Style: road movie, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: escapades, love and romance, obsession, iceberg, family relations, ship, village, restaurant, sailor, follow your dream, odd couple, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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Fastlife (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fastlife: always go further, faster, to shine in the eyes of others: this is the motto of Franklin. Franklin is a megalomaniac obsessed by the desire to shine at any price. He will have to choose between becoming a man or continue to live the ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, funny ...
Plot: against the odds, obsessive quest, ambition, escapades, hopes, contests and competitions, blind ambition, adolescence vs adulthood, desire for fame, megalomaniac, life, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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64%
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The Fairy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hotel clerk searches all over Le Havre for the fairy who made two of his three wishes come true before disappearing.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, fall in love, romance, fairy, workplace, hopes, wish come true, escapades, love and romance, desire, theft, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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60%
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, follow your dream, showbiz, escapades, lifestyle, against the odds, buddies, artists and showbiz, obsessive quest, once promising, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Most Promising Young Actress (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Yvon Rance, a born hairdresser and an elegant middle-aged man with a perfect toupee, reigns in his native Brittany over a clientèle of little old ladies. But his main reason for living, his masterpiece, is Laetitia, his only daughter, whom he has ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: actor's life, desire for fame, follow your dream, ambition, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, youth, parents and children, overnight success, beauty salon, father daughter relationship, hairdresser ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brittany, paris france
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47%
Authors Anonymous (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a dysfunctional group of unpublished writers accept Hannah into their fold, the last thing they expect is her overnight success. Can these lovable misfits achieve their artistic dreams and avoid killing one another in the process?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: overnight success, rivalry, writer's life, follow your dream, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, couples, gender, parents and children, contests and competitions, ambition, dancer's life, fall in love, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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43%
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, society, optimism, hopes, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, wedding, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Desperate Acts of Magic (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician competes in an international magic competition where he goes head to head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with. This film shows great magic performed by a cast of professional magicians. Like a great musical where the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light
Plot: unlikely couple, couples, ambition, love and romance, hopes, follow your dream, fall in love, foe turned friend, contests and competitions, street performer, stage magician, illusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Brice Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wannabe surfer parties on the French Riviera while awaiting the perfect wave.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, surfer, contests and competitions, failed attempt, life turned upside down, disorder, thirtysomething life, surfing, comedy of errors, friends, mermaid
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, europe, nice france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, follow your dream, love and romance, couples, actor's life, showbiz, romance, best friends, ambition, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mangus! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Mangus Spedgwick suffers an unforeseen tragedy that causes him to lose the role of Jesus in his high school's production of Jesus Christ Superstar, he fights with all he's got to get back the part, and carry on the family tradition.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: family relations, small town, follow your dream, dark humor, youth, hopes, on the road, redemption, teenage life, religions or cults, disability, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, southern usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, light ...
Plot: couples, family relations, family problems, life turned upside down, disorder, family in crisis, couple relations, adoption, celebrity culture, female nudity, coming of age, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, dancer's life, contests and competitions, hopes, romance, rivalry, love and romance, youth, hip hop ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Lou! (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lou, a creative and dreamy 12-year-old girl, lives alone with her mother in an orange building with tons of little balconies that give access to the roof. Mina has been her best friend since kindergarten, and Lou has been in love with Tristan, one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, single parent, fall in love, neighbor, friendship, couples, best friends, strong female presence, singleness, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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More of Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alice is your typical modern woman, juggling her demanding roles as a mother of twins, a loving wife and a successful career woman. She struggles to keep all the balls in the air, until the day it all becomes too much for one person to handle and ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: relationship vs career, hopes, rivalry, power relations, life turned upside down, behavior control, wish come true, parents and children, suburbs, disorder, couples, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Dinner Guest (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, nothing goes right, couples, entity, unemployment, hopes, society, power relations, mysterious character, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, indonesia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: ambition, life is a bitch, drug abuse, contests and competitions, friends, addiction, buddies, couples, dark humor, siblings relations, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Joy of Singing (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Agents des services secrets, Muriel et Philippe forment un improbable duo amoureux. Dans leur nouvelle mission, ils sont chargés de mettre la main sur une clé usb cachée par Constance, la veuve d'un trafiquant d'uranium fraîchement ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, unlikely couple, couples, terrorism, spy, widow, teacher, love, jealousy, prostitute, strained relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Teen Spirit (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 30 ans, Bruno, rock-star has been, vit toujours aux crochets de sa petite amie. Les temps sont durs... surtout quand une ex ressurgit de nulle part pour lui apprendre qu'il est le père de Nancy, 13 ans, dont il n'a jamais soupçonné ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, introspection, life turned upside down, lifestyle, youth, friends, best friends, self discovery, couple relations, couples, rock, musician's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Notre univers impitoyable (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victor and Margot are both lawyers in a major consulting firm and form a solid couple in private. Yet one day they find themselves competing for the same job promotion. How will their relationship stand up to the outcome?
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, relationship vs career, workplace romance, law firm, couples, ambition, workplace, rise to the top, office, sexual content, love and romance, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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31%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: realistic, cynical, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family problems, family life, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, dark humor, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Disco (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Endetté jusqu'au cou dans une affaire de water bed, Didier Travolta, 40 ans, vit au Havre dans le quartier populaire du Grand Large chez sa maman : Madame Graindorge. Il reçoit une lettre de la mère de son fils Brian, 8 ans, qui vit en ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: disco, dancer's life, follow your dream, rise and fall, ambition, self discovery, best friends, buddies, love and romance, contests and competitions, society, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, road trip, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, new life, escapades, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Get Well Soon (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After an accident, Pierre, a sixty years old grumpy man, ends up stuck on an hospital bed with a cast. While Pierre dreams of silence and solitude with his strong character, the whole world seems to invite himself to his hospital bed. Powerless, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, light ...
Plot: introspection, self discovery, hospital, family relations, hopes, aging, estrangement, elderly, siblings relations, injury
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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29%
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C(r)ook (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer for the Russian Mafia in Vienna wants to retire and write a book about his passion - cooking. The mafia godfather suspects treason.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, one last job, dishonesty, hitman, cooking and food, follow your dream, couple relations, disorder, criminal heroes, crimes, couples, career change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.4
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Stacy's Mom (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: coming of age, puberty, innocence, sexual fantasy, friends, family relations, buddies, rivalry, parents and children, youth, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, captivating ...
Plot: unlikely couple, hidden identity, prostitute, life turned upside down, working class, disorder, couples, rich and poor, sexual humor, prostitution, social satire, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Incognito (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This offbeat musical drama stars Lucas (Bénabar), an up-and-coming singer ready to do anything to be on top of the French pop scene.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: desire for fame, musician's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, rising to stardom, hopes, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, rock, hidden identity, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Best in Bed (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Raised to believe in performance and in the idea that all abilities must be optimized, Emma is a young, methodical woman who appears determined and relatively sure of herself. But two consecutive failures (real or imagined) lead her to believe that ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sex comedy, light, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, sexual relations, love and romance, disorder, couples, fish out of water, sex scene, misfit, battle of the sexes, obsessive quest, power relations, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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28%