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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: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, sexual, sexy, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, romance, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, art, male nudity, african, sister in law, quadriplegic, motorcycle accident
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and witty films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, romance, dishonesty and love affair mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like One Stays, the Other Leaves: Feelings (2003), Gooische Vrouwen (2011), A Housekeeper (2002), V.O.S. (2009), A Change of Seasons (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, starting over, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, family life, romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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...And They Lived Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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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, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, love affair, unfulfillment, social relations, family relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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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: sentimental, semi serious, touching, harsh, talky ...
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
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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, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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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, sexual, witty, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, jacuzzi, dishonesty, elderly, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems ...
Time: 70s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 116 min.
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 107 min.
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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: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, love triangle, romance, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, uninhibited rivalry, breakup, love and romance, couples, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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65%
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, touching, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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The Chef's Wife (2014)
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Style: humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, touching
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