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A Crime in Paradise (2001)
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A Crime in Paradise (2001)
Original name: Un crime au Paradis
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: village, couple relations, murder, crimes, couples, investigation, small town life, countryside, village life, small town, deadly, social relations, lawyer, trial, alcoholic, divorce, wine, tourist, farmer, marriage, goat, school teacher, murder of wife, neighbor, notoriety ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about couples, couple relations, disorder, love and romance, social relations, small town and friends mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like A Crime in Paradise: The Children of the Marshland (1999), Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982), Masquerades (2008), By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005), Three Men and a Cradle (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Children of the Marshland (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film is set in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river in 1918. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches. Their daily life consists of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, small town life, countryside, friends, small town, best friends, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, revenge ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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95%
Santa Claus Is a Stinker (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Félix, disguised as Father Christmas, hands out leaflets advertising a sexy Christmas party. His place is taken by an African Santa Claus and he returns to his caravan only to find his girlfriend Josette about to leave him. When he comes after her, ...
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: christmas, social misfits, human nature, nothing goes right, urban, misfit, society, disorder, mentally unstable, couple relations, breakup, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, japan
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67%
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Masquerades (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: lie, couples, small town, village, family relations, siblings relations, cons and scams, small town life, village life, love and romance, social relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Beresfords investigate mysterious deaths at an old people's home.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, crime, investigation, missing person, mystery, crimes, partners, couples, odd couple, partners against crime, couple relations, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: babies and infants, buddies, life turned upside down, fish out of water, disorder, friends, self discovery, parents and children, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, delivery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
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54%
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, priest, fake priest, clergy, prison, farce, hidden identity, impostor, love affair, village, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Tanguy (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, drugs/alcohol, family in crisis, flat, parent child relationship, mama's boy, family life, rivalry, family problems, family relations, disorder, intrigue ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france, china, paris france, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Max mon amour (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A French wife takes a zoo chimp named Max to be her lover.
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, unlikely couple, farce, human nature, obsession, love triangle, animal life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: village, small town, couple relations, friendship, romance, small town life, village life, couples, clergy, battle of the sexes, journalism, isolation ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Joint Brothers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: le chichon
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, crime, police station, dishonesty, partners, friends, heroin, drug use, police, vacuum cleaner, controversy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, holland
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Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: friendship, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, suicide, trousers, paranoia, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Family Values (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family life, crimes, family relations, crime, disorder, manipulations, couple relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, dishonesty, couples, hotel ...
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Place: france, europe, brazil
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44%
French Fried Vacation 3: Friends Forever (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the Club Med and skiing, what happened to the Bronzés 27 years later? Early response: the same, and worse.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: hotel, couple relations, transvestism, couples, office, resort, gays and lesbians, vengeance, friendship, infidelity, reunion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, mediterranean sea
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43%
Move Along, There is Nothing to See (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Inspector Leroux is investigating the owner of a contemporary art gallery Helen Duvernet who is suspected of being involved in trafficking of stolen paintings. He is both intrigued and attracted by the young woman, follows her everywhere and finally ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, farce, tragic hero, destructive relationship, workplace romance, kidnapping, criminal heroes, crimes, boss and employee, heist, woman in danger, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Return to Green Acres (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tv movie that reunites most the show's cast members. The Douglases move back to New York. But when Haney tries to get everyone's property so that a developer can build on them, the residents go to New York to get Douglas to help them. But ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farm, social relations, small town, disorder, save the day, cons and scams, small town life, couples
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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Jinxed! (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harold, a professional gambler, and his girlfriend Bonita, a lounge singer, follow Willie, a young blackjack dealer, around the western U.S. Harold has a jinx on Willie and can't lose with him. Bonita and Willie meet and fall for each other and ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, cynical
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Time: 80s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
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Plot: love triangle, lesbian, infidelity, menage a trois, couples, gays and lesbians, self discovery, van, polyamory, vengeance, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, prejudice, postman, village, lie, cheating, small town, social relations, disorder, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
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My Sweet Little Village (1985)
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Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 98 min.
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Story: Gregoire is retiring after many years with the same bank, and his collegues surprise him with the gift of a beautiful call girl...
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Madame Irma (2006)
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Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, cynical ...
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The Discord (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 3 interconnecting stories set along the Lincoln Highway in South Central Pennsylvania.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty
Plot: introspection, americana, small town life, countryside, society, small town, couple relations, down on your luck, farm, computers and web, dull life, unfulfillment ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Private Function (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy elite has been secretly fattening up an illegal pig for their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: pig, village, working class, farce, blind ambition, small town, social differences, post war, nothing goes right, ambition, society, disorder ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lucky (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: serial killer, lottery, deadly, teenage crush, couple relations, crimes, couples, disorder, police detective, office romance, hiding under a bed, lottery winner ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not ...
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: marriage, screwball, best friends, couple relations, romance, friendship, looking for love, wooing, love and romance, couples, friends, love affair ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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