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Tuvalu (1999)
 7.4
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Tuvalu (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in a dilapidated indoor swimming pool (the Central Baths in Sofia), the film details the efforts of Anton, a clueless dreamer who yearns to sail the world, and Martha, the button obsessed cashier, to maintain the illusion for Anton's blind father that business is thriving. Working to sabotage their efforts is Gregor - Anton's brother - an amoral developer who is determined to raze the entire town and construct a sprawling condominium complex. Gregor engineers an accident that seems certain to doom the business and in the process steals away Eva, the beautiful woman of Anton's dreams. Will Gregor's dastardly plan succeed?
Style: stylized, surreal, atmospheric, humorous, psychological, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, absurd, enigmatic ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, couples, unfulfilled love, siblings relations, romance, swimming pool, water, bathhouse, fetish, inspector, disguise, treasure map, father son relationship, panties, female full frontal nudity, bra, binoculars, absurd humor, skinny dipping, sewer ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, talky and melancholic films with plots about romance, love and romance, dialogue, couples, relationships, storytelling and mentor mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Tuvalu: A Woman Is a Woman (1961), She's Funny That Way (2014), Jump Tomorrow (2001), Careful (1992), The Hairdresser's Husband (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, couples, fall in love, romance, sexual relations, male female relationship, female protagonist, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
She's Funny That Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: infidelity, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor, actor's life, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, romance, adultery, call girl, father son relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, love triangle, comedy of errors, impossible love, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.1
 2K
Careful (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the remote Alpine village of Tolzbad at the turn of the century, people talk quietly and restrain their movements lest avalanches come and kill them. This atmosphere lends itself to repressed emotions - shown through the parallel stories of ...
Style: surreal, stylized, disturbing, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, village, expressionism, family problems, family life, family relations, unfulfillment, master and servant, parents and children, village life, repression, society ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 19th century
Place: swiss alps, mine, tokyo, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film begins in a flashback from the titular character, Antoine. We are introduced to his fixation with female hairdressers which began at a young age. The film uses flashbacks throughout and there are frequent parallels drawn with the past. We ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, hairdresser, suicide, sex, couples, destructive relationship, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: pregnancy, classical music, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, youth, cure, fall in love, teenage life, couples, love affair, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.3
 601
Hotel de Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 10 years ago at a party, Steven thinks he sees the girl of his dreams, Melissa. Just as he's about to make his move, his twin brother Rick gets to her first and they fall in love. Steven watches his brother's relationship bloom, longing ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, hotel, farce, romance, comedy of errors, true love, high school, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: philosopher, cousin cousin relationship, vacation, friendship, romance, parents and children, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, hopes, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.1
 9K
Gigantic (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress store. As their relationship flourishes, unbeknownst to them, a hitman is ...
Style: touching, realistic, surreal, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adoption, romance, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, eccentric family, youth, dysfunctional family, salesman, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, china, florida, new york, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young-goon, mentally deranged and frequently electro-charging herself with a transistor radio, has been admitted into a mental institution. Firmly believing herself to be a cyborg, she refuses to consume like a human being. Il-soon is another ...
Style: surreal, touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, escape from reality, patient, surrealism, misfit, antisocial behavior, thief, love, relationships, love story, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, master and servant, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 1K
Dopamine (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Rand is a computer animator, who has created an artificial intelligence creature designed to interact with children and teach them responsibility. When his prototype is forced into practice at a school, Rand encounters Sarah, a teacher he was ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, a.i., love and romance, pets, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, love, adoption, artificial intelligence, nudity (topless - notable), relationships ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Nobody Loves Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, gays and lesbians, cons and scams, singleness, thirtysomething life, love and romance, opposites attract, looking for love, disorder, couples, single, voodoo ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, japan, tokyo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, relationship vs career, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, couples, eccentric family, looking for love, cooking, food ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Argentina, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets a prostitute, Ana, with whom he falls in love. Back in ...
Style: sexy, sexual, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, obsession, prostitute, looking for love, fall in love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 1K
Guantanamera (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering that life for both groups has many similarities as well as a ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, road movie ...
Plot: romance, family relations, couple relations, friends, love and romance, friendship, on the road, politics, human nature, obsessive quest, couples, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Thomas in Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomas Thomas is agoraphobic, has a computer-generated girlfriend, and hasn't left his home in years. Can a prostitute convince him to leave cyberspace and his home for the real world?
Style: psychological, touching, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: agoraphobia, isolation, romance, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, phone sex, phobia, loneliness, poetry, psychology ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, bridesmaid, romance, lovers reunited, infidelity, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, hopes, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, loneliness, looking for love, dating, love affair, romance, fall in love, new love, human nature, encounter, couples, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Foreign Affair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, social
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, family relations, romance, love and romance, parents and children, couples, male female relationship, wedding, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 2K
Plaza Suite (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, midlife crisis, love triangle, infidelity, anniversary, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, family problems, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 2K
Malicious (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A beautiful housekeeper becomes a romantic attraction to a widower and his three sons.
Style: sexual, erotic, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: housekeeper, sex, voyeur, parents and children, love and romance, family life, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, family relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 2K
Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: witty, clever, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, couple relations, friends, family relations, twentysomething life, parents and children, gender, lifestyle, society, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, singer, love, gangsters, family relations, crimes, siblings relations, parents and children, vengeance, gang, haunted by the past, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.6
 4K
Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, french countryside, romance, women, love and romance, friends, midlife crisis, journalism, fall in love, couples, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: mumblecore, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, tunnel, romance, introspection, gem, self discovery, couples, couple relations, hopes, cons and scams, family relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Juliet of the Spirits (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a seance amongst his friends, Giulietta gets in touch with spirits and learns more about herself and ...
Style: surreal, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, memory, psychic, dull life, lifestyle, introspection, captivity, battle of the sexes, couples, family problems, ghost, prostitute ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: talky, sexual, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, dishonesty, fall in love, couples, looking for love, buddies, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All the Vermeers in New York (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna, a French actress, is approached by financial broker Gordon in the Vermeer room of a New York gallery. However, romance does not ensue...
Style: clever, realistic, serious, atmospheric, art house ...
Plot: wall street, dishonesty, stock broker, couples, city life, unfulfillment, under the surface, romance, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, art ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
What's Up, Scarlet? (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scarlet Zabrinski, a successful, hard edged, L.A. matchmaker lives in the shadow of her overbearing mother, Ruth Zabrinski who relentlessly tries to find the perfect man for her daughter. Ben Zabrinski, Scarlet's pot smoking brother, an ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, gender, life turned upside down, gays and lesbians, love and romance, siblings relations, thirtysomething life, looking for love, couples, smoking pot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%