Movies like Tuvalu

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Tuvalu (1999)
 7.4
 2K
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: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, psychological, absurd, enigmatic ...
Plot: love affair, parents and children, romance, swimming pool, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, unfulfilled love, couples, water, fetish, inspector, disguise, father son relationship, panties, female full frontal nudity, bra, binoculars, absurd humor, skinny dipping, sewer, blind man, expressionism ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, melancholic, humorous and semi serious films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, relationships, mentor, loneliness and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Tuvalu: Careful (1992), A Woman Is a Woman (1961), She's Funny That Way (2014), The Hairdresser's Husband (1990), I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, atmospheric, stylized, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: expressionism, village, ghost, parents and children, master and servant, village life, family life, society, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, 1920s, 19th century
Place: swiss alps, mine, tokyo, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Plot: infidelity, new wave, pregnancy, couple relations, romance, gangsters, love triangle, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, aspiring actor, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love affair, romance, love and romance, actor's life, adultery, call girl, father son relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: obsession, hairdresser, sex, romance, couple relations, little boy, man-woman relation, falling in love, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, escape from reality, surrealism, misfit, antisocial behavior, patient, love, relationships, love story, thief, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: classical music, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, friendship, couple relations, bisexuality, wife husband relationship, romance, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.8
 16K
Comet (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter ...
Style: sentimental, surreal, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: meteor shower, love affair, romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, couples, parallel world, imaginary, cemetery, relationships, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Nobody Loves Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, looking for love, love and romance, rich man, voodoo, single, prophecy, falling in love, couples, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe, japan, tokyo, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, fall in love, infidelity, couple relations, self discovery, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beleaguered small-business owner gets a harmonium and embarks on a romantic journey with a mysterious woman.
Style: surreal, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, shyness, romance, phone sex, vandalism, robbery, self discovery, sibling relationship, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, a.i., pets, looking for love, love, adoption, artificial intelligence, nudity (topless - notable), relationships ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, hotel, farce, romance, comedy of errors, high school, opposites attract, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, comedy of errors, on the road, destiny, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, impossible love, looking for love, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, philosopher, vacation, friendship, romance, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, friends, matchmaking, looking for love, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, humorous, clever, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: agoraphobia, isolation, love affair, romance, phobia, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, loneliness, phone sex, poetry, psychology ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, atmospheric, serious, realistic, art house ...
Plot: under the surface, artists and showbiz, romance, dishonesty, city life, unfulfilled love, cons and scams, unfulfillment, couples, art, stock broker, wall street ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: clever, talky, witty, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, bridesmaid, romance, hotel, folk, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, wedding reception, lovers reunited, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, tunnel, parents and children, romance, couples, family relations, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, siblings relations, cons and scams, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, atmospheric, stylized, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: memory, infidelity, psychic, crumbling marriage, introspection, middle aged woman, couple relations, seance, dull life, midlife crisis, romance, unfulfillment ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: love, singer, love triangle, parents and children, gangsters, family life, aspiring singer, crimes, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, romance, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, obsessive quest, politics, couples, family relations, friends, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Price of Milk (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: New Zealand milk farmer Rob gives his lover Lucinda a ring. Trying to spark up her relationship with Rob, she takes her friend Drosophila's advice and starts to try and make Rob angry. But she tends to go too far. Admiring her ring while ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, romance, couple relations, countryside, love and romance, infidelity, true love, couples, love, leaving home, lovers apart, surrealism ...
Time: 90s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: new zealand, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 6K
Leolo (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an imaginative boy who pretends he is the child of a sperm-laden Sicilian tomato upon which his mother accidentally fell.
Style: dark humor, surreal, disturbing, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, masturbation, insanity, crazy, parents and children, falling in love, family conflict, peasant, eccentric family, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: sicily, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, sincere, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parents and children, romance, siblings relations, relationship vs career, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations, looking for love, eccentric family, cooking, food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Damsels in Distress (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome transfer student Lily into their group which seeks to help severely depressed ...
Style: humorous, talky, stylized, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: college, makeover, verbal byplay, best friends, looking for love, female friendship, young adult, college life, social relations, friends, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, new england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, friendship, homosexuality, fall in love, romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 8K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, opposites attract, suburbs, romance, misfit, social misfits, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: catholic, introspection, buddies, obsession, unlikely couple, manipulations, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: surreal, realistic, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adoption, stalker, stalking, romance, salesman, rock, couple relations, homeless, love affair, urban, department store, chinese woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, china, florida, new york, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 6K
Berlin Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In October 1989, the part of the West Berlin borough of Kreuzberg called SO 36, had been largely shut off by the Wall from the rest of the city for 28 years. A lethargic sub-culture of students, artists, bohemians and barflys had flourished among ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, clever, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: social misfits, twentysomething life, bar, misfit, buddies, parents and children, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, lifestyle, depression ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: germany, europe, east germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%