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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: humorous, uplifting, captivating, entertaining, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: dark humor, against the odds, dancer's life, disability, follow your dream, couples, optimism, life turned upside down, contests and competitions, ambition, dance contest, youth, misfit, memory loss, hopes, artists and showbiz, elderly, retirement home, supportive spouse, female director, teacher
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, friends, follow your dream, love and romance and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Rumba: Iceberg! (2005), The Fairy (2011), Stars 80 (2012), Disco (2008), Authors Anonymous (2014). 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, feel good, light ...
Plot: escapades, love and romance, obsession, ship, village, family relations, iceberg, restaurant, sailor, follow your dream, journey, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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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: fairy, hotel, fall in love, romance, workplace, hopes, wish come true, escapades, love and romance, imaginary, female director, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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56%
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Disco (2008)
Genre: Comedy
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: feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, rise and fall, love and romance, rivalry, buddies, starting over, unemployment, nightlife, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, overnight success, follow your dream, writer's life, misfit, ambition, couples, friendship, blind ambition, hopes, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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46%
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, ambition, follow your dream, desire for fame, life turned upside down, overnight success, parents and children, youth, artists and showbiz, beauty salon, father daughter relationship, fatherhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brittany, paris france
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45%
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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, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, gender, couples, ambition, contests and competitions, dancer's life, fall in love, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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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, sincere, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, hopes, society, estrangement, optimism, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, couples, love and romance, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, foe turned friend, contests and competitions, contest, street performer, stage magician ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, surfer, disorder, failed attempt, life turned upside down, contests and competitions, thirtysomething life, surf, surfing, comedy of errors, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, europe, nice france ...
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38%
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, realistic, humorous, suspense, light ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, adoption, disorder, couple relations, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, follow your dream, couples, ambition, showbiz, romance, best friends, love and romance, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, hopes, youth, dark humor, redemption, on the road, teenage life, religions or cults, disability, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ 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, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, lifestyle, ambition, dancer's life, follow your dream, youth, romance, love and romance, rivalry, contests and competitions, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, workplace romance, relationship vs career, law firm, couples, workplace, ambition, rise to the top, office, romance, legal, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, terrorism, couples, spy, teacher, jealousy, love, widow, prostitute, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, humorous, cynical, realistic, clever ...
Plot: drug abuse, life is a bitch, friends, ambition, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, couples, siblings relations, dark humor, buddies, addiction, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
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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: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, life turned upside down, couple relations, friends, youth, self discovery, introspection, couples, best friends, lifestyle, parents and children, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Harry Me! The Royal Bitch of Buckingham (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Camilla, born a bitch, realizes that she doesn't have the life she deserves and decides that the only destiny worthy of her is that of a royal princess.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: escapades, social climbing, disorder, ambition, satire, social class, goofy hero, prince, silly humor, blind ambition, misfit, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014, year 2015
Place: france, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, humorous, cynical, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family life, family problems, interracial relations, society, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, dark humor, couples, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Time to hassle the Hoff at the rudest, raunchiest television event of the year--The Comedy Central Roast of David Hasselhoff. From running in slo-mo on the beach to inspiring Germany with the power of cheesy pop--it's almost too easy.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, rising to stardom, couples, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition, relationship vs career, media satire, artists and showbiz, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, ambition, follow your dream, road trip, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, escapades, new life, danger ...
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: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, family relations, aging, hospital, hopes, estrangement, injury, siblings relations, elderly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.5
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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, light ...
Plot: coming of age, innocence, puberty, sexual fantasy, friends, rivalry, buddies, family relations, parents and children, youth, fall in love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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28%
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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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: dishonesty, ambition, hitman, cooking and food, one last job, follow your dream, hopes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, career change, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
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Les Gazelles (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marie and Eric, a couple in their thirties who have been together since college, buy their first apartment when Marie is suddenly overcome by doubt. Her encounter with a handsome, dark-haired man forces her to make a decision...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, breakup, strong female presence, singleness, unfulfillment, friendship, love and romance, society, couples, thirtysomething life, bittersweet, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: desire for fame, lifestyle, rising to stardom, musician's life, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, rock, dishonesty, disorder, hopes, friends, hidden identity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 537
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: humorous, not serious, sex comedy, captivating, light ...
Plot: sexual relations, self discovery, love and romance, fish out of water, couples, disorder, sex scene, power relations, battle of the sexes, misfit, obsessive quest, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, disorder, couples, male female relationship, ballet, misfit, accountant, love, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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26%