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One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
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One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Original name: L'un reste, l'autre part
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, sexy, realistic, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, romance, fall in love, couples, infidelity, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, art, male nudity, african, sister in law, motorcycle accident, quadriplegic
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, romance, love affair and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like One Stays, the Other Leaves: Mademoiselle (2001), Feelings (2003), When the Sea Rises (2004), Happily Ever After (2004), Gooische Vrouwen (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, love and romance, love affair, lovers reunited, opposites attract, couples, disorder, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, erotic, sexy
Plot: adultery, love affair, sex with neighbor, cheating wife, infidelity, life turned upside down, starting over, fall in love, love triangle, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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100%
When the Sea Rises (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An actress, who goes all over rural France with her monologe "Sex and Crime", meets and falls in love with a man, since that moment starts helping him in his plays.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: starting over, opposites attract, romance, love affair, family life, ocean, family relations, couples, artists and showbiz, actor's life, stalking, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, flanders, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Is love compatible with coupledom? And what of freedom and fidelity? These are some of the questions facing two married men.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, love, marriage, friendship, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, infidelity, lifestyle, introspection, love affair, crumbling marriage, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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62%
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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: touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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61%
The 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: sentimental, sexy, harsh, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: romance, midlife crisis, self discovery, infidelity, father daughter relationship, human nature, love affair, crumbling marriage, housekeeper, starting over, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, california, europe ...
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V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love affair, introspection, couples, battle of the sexes, romance, hopes, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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55%
Separation City (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy-drama which follows the collapse of two marriages.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mate swapping, love triangle, family relations, fall in love, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand, berlin germany
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55%
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Manual of Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, infidelity, romance, family life, family relations, couple relations, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, love, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Change of Seasons (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own.
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: polyamory, midlife crisis, age difference, professor, older woman younger man relationship, older man younger woman relationship, adultery, open relationship, polygamy, love triangle, family problems, couples ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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I'm Staying (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, love triangle, dysfunctional family, infidelity, rivalry, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, breakup, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love affair, crumbling marriage, family relations, couple relations, sex with friend's wife, love and romance, thirtysomething life, family problems, breakup, couples, relationship vs career, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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50%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: family relations, couples, romance, love triangle, dishonesty, dealing with death, love and romance, family gatherings, infidelity, couple relations, eccentric family, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence
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47%
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, witty, humorous
Plot: couples, disorder, dishonesty, couple relations, male female relationship, death, love, magic, pharmacist, retirement home, empire, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Goldfish Memory (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A small group of friends experience relationships which grow and stumble, involving everything from straight, gay, lesbian, and bisexual relationships. The speed with which these relationships last leads to the Goldfish memory effect, the belief ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, gay, looking for love, love triangle, lifestyle, lgbt, couples, wooing, couple relations, battle of the sexes, romance, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, couples, friends, cellist, psychiatrist, paranoia ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Only Two Can Play (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local councillor, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and Liz ever manage to consummate their affair, that is.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: librarian, husband wife relationship, library, critic, playwright, infidelity, couples, family problems, unlikely couple, romance, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Autumn Marathon (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Andrey Pavlovich Buzykin, who makes a living by teaching at an institute and translating English literature, is cheating on his wife. Buzykin's main problem is that he's a kind man with a weak character. The lies he is telling his wife all ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous, witty
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, affair, love triangle, translator, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, russia, ussr
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42%
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Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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41%
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Mariages! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Chef's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marithé works in a training center for adults. Her mission: to help other people to change direction in their work and to find their vocation. Carole, who lives and works in the shadow cast by her husband, Sam, an energetic and talented ...
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, couples, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, infidelity, self fulfillment, chef, friendship, love and romance, power relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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40%
Special Delivery (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychological
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, cause and meaning, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, misunderstanding, restaurant, missing person, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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39%
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Shameless (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Oskar, a self-centred TV weatherman, cheats on his wife Zuzana with their au pair, she kicks him to the curb and enlists her in-laws in the search for a new boyfriend.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, suspense ...
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38%
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Place: spain, europe
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37%
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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: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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36%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel's offer of "a kiss without consequences". Emilie ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
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Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, light ...
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35%
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Denial (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, romance, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
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34%