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The Italian (2010)
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The Italian (2010)
Original name: L'Italien
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship with Hélène,his girlfriend, who is beginning to contemplate marriage. To crown it all he is nearly certain to land a senior position at the dealership. But there is a tiny wee problem. The funny Italian is not Italian at all! His real name is Mourad and he is actually of Algerian origin. So, when to please his father (who does not know his son pretends to be Italian), he promises him to celebrate Ramadan he is bound to get into serious trouble...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, family relations, couple relations, religions or cults, parents and children, meet the parents, dealer, society, dishonesty, culture clash, workplace, power relations, urban, couples, boss and employee, family tradition, car salesman, dual identity, singing in a car, car dealer, fake accent
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, couples, parents and children, couple relations, disorder, society and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Italian: The Gilded Cage (2013), On Air (2012), All Together (2011), Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013), All Relative (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Gilded Cage (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the beautiful area of ​​Paris, Maria and José Ribeiro lived for almost thirty years on the ground floor of a Haussmann building, in their dear little lodge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: nothing goes right, family problems, family life, homecoming, inheritance, getting home, society, couple relations, friendship, disorder, couples, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, paris france, france
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On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: radio show, parents and children, introspection, disorder, self discovery, midlife crisis, media, family relations, dishonesty, strong female presence, hidden identity, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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88%
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, heart attack, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, light ...
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, society, workplace situations, bittersweet, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Granny's Funeral (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A provincial chemist in the throes of a mid-life crisis must choose between burying his dearly departed grandmother and cremating her in this quirky comedy of manners starring Valerie Lemercier, Denis Podalydes, and Isabelle Candelier.
Style: witty, touching, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, dishonesty, disorder, infidelity, male female relationship, love, death, magic, family problems, death in the family, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, infidelity, couples, couple relations, disorder, gay interest, gender, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, female nudity, sex scene
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Jumping the Broom (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, class differences, family gatherings, family relations, meet the parents, family feud, family tradition, culture clash, parents and children, couple relations, romance, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Total Chaos (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Total Siyapaa is an upcoming Hindi romantic comedy film directed by Eshvar Niwas and written by Neeraj Pandey.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, meet the parents, romance, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, disorder, society, couple relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Happy Event (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love, sacrifice, tenderness, abandonment. She dislocated me, transformed me. Why didn't anyone warn me? Why doesn't anyone ever talk ...
Style: sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: child birth, family relations, couples, childbirth, couple relations, family life, babies and infants, disorder, parents and children, life turned upside down, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Looking for Hortense (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father.
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, crumbling marriage, family problems, estrangement, family life, couples, disorder, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, comedy of errors, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hoax, self discovery, teenage life, life turned upside down, society, hopes, youth, dishonesty, miraculous event, parents and children, cons and scams, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, couples, family relations, love and romance, society, lifestyle, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, society, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, couples, politics, satire, campaign, midlife crisis, americana, presidential campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A month of vacation with friends: difficult to bear the kids of his friends, especially when the methods of education differ and that some prove to be unbearable.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, friendship, sex scene, motherhood, summer vacation, sex on floor, provence, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, love affair, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, social relations, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Work Hard, Play Hard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: moral dilemma, workplace, life is a bitch, society, couples, workplace situations, unemployment, factory, couple relations, boss and employee, power relations, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, disorder, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, step siblings, family relations, life turned upside down, siblings relations, pregnancy, golden years, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, church, family problems, religions or cults, couples, society, physical appearance, parents and children, couple relations, gender, gays and lesbians, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, couple relations, culture clash, meet the parents, parents and children, misfit, village, couples, silly humor, society, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, romance, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, dealing with death, eccentric family, family gatherings, infidelity, couple relations, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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Whisky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Germany, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with whom he has a prickly relationship. the owner of a sock ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: elderly lovers, factory, family relations, comedy of errors, family gatherings, farce, couple relations, hidden identity, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, hidden identity, life turned upside down, family life, misfit, society, culture clash, family relations, couple relations, dishonesty, siblings relations, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: contemplative, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, elderly, social relations, family relations, teachers and students, power relations, aging, village, estrangement, village life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, feel good, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, culture clash, romance, couples, society, immigrants, interracial relations, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: dark humor, suspense, semi serious, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, family relations, social decay, unsupportive spouse, obsession, guru, society, parents and children, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, couples, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Doors of Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, rise to the top, misfit, leadership, family relations, on the road, boss and employee, small town, disorder, salesman, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Price Check (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family life, family relations, couples, boss and employee, workplace, ambition, career woman, workplace romance, extramarital affair, workplace situations, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%