Movies like A Monkey in Winter

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A Monkey in Winter (1962)
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A Monkey in Winter (1962)
Original name: Un singe en hiver
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a man who has stopped drinking- and then dreaming- and who thanks to a young man who tries to forget a lost love in alcohol will turn drunk again during an exciting night.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: couples, alcohol abuse, friendship, buddies, partners, small town life, alcoholic, world war two, post war, friends, marines, daydreamer, temptation, nightlife, small town, hotel, brothel, old man, broken heart, memories, drunkenness, abstinence, drunkard, drunk, hugging ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, normandy, english channel

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Most similar movies to A Monkey in Winter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friendship, friends, couples, buddies, couple relations, love and romance and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Monkey in Winter: Frenchmen 3 (2013), Very Happy Alexander (1968), The Dandelions (2012), Tomorrow's Another Day (2000), All Stars 2: Old Stars (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Frenchmen 3 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Plot: friends, romance, couples, couple relations, love, friendship, unfulfillment, best friends, midlife crisis, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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95%
Very Happy Alexander (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely free and inactive. Just a dog is occupied to carry food and newspapers to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: farm, pets, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, retiring, materialism, friends, couples, social relations, couple relations, small town, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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79%
The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, family life, parents and children, couples, friends, couple relations, friendship, little girl, bittersweet, youth, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
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74%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, couples, friends, car accident, cellist, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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All Stars 2: Old Stars (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In All Stars 2 Old Stars, the unexpected wedding of one of the boys means they treat themselves to an ‘old-fashioned training camp’ in the form of a long weekend in Barcelona. The match between Barcelona and Real Madrid is meant to be the high ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: road trip, silly humor, friendship, introspection, midlife crisis, friends, buddies, soccer match, soccer, on the road, disorder, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, france, holland, spain, europe ...
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71%
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God's Thunder (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brassac (Jean Gabin) is a drunken veterinarian who can't resist bringing home stray animals and humans. Lilli Palmer plays his long-suffering wife Marie. When he brings home the prostitute Simone (Michele Mercier), Brassac is not sure he is ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sexual
Plot: estate, prostitute, alcohol abuse, couples, animal life, love and romance
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brittany
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66%
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, adultery, adulterer, nothing goes right, disorder, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, seduction, easter, lie ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: biting, suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: satire, world war two, couples, friendship, war, hidden identity, switching roles, dishonesty, french resistance, widow, dead father, gay ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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57%
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 6.7
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, elderly, couple relations, parents and children, friends, golden years, bittersweet, female nudity, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Team Spirit (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story centers around a group of friends (and girlfriends) who have been playing football together for over 10 years, and who are now getting everything ready for their 500th match.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, sincere, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, couples, ambition, couple relations, buddies, lifestyle, sport team, sport, friends, male nudity, football team, pubic hair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
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Do Not Disturb (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this lively French remake of Humpday, best buds reunite and revive their friendship on a questionable dare. Can two straight guys really make a gay sex film, together?
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, semi serious, light ...
Plot: friendship, manhood, buddies, couples, sexual relations, filmmaking, friends, experimenting, suburbs, gay, gay interest, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, grownups, disorder, buddies, self discovery, parents and children, life turned upside down, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, friends, delivery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
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Borsalino (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1930 Marseilles two small-time crooks join forces when they meet brawling over a woman. Starting with fixed horse races and fights, they start to find themselves doing jobs for the local gangster bosses. When they decide to go into the business ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, friendship, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, tough heroes, ex convict, criminal's revenge, partners, buddies, rivalry, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: europe, france, marseille, south of france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: countryside, social relations, friends, family relations, fall in love, small town life, small town, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, best friends, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Wonderful Times (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famille qu'il couvre de ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: friendship, crimes, partners, society, unlikely criminals, disorder, misfit, misfit partners, dishonesty, poverty, unemployment, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Macaroni (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: world war two, couples, disorder, friends, family relations, mistaken identity, on the road, culture clash, friendship, partners, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, milan italy, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
2 Francs, 40 Pesetas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Madrid, 1974. Six years have passed since Martin and his family have returned to Spain from Switzerland. A visit to their adopted country will bring complications.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, culture clash, parents and children, disorder, farce, homecoming, love affair, nothing goes right, couples, friends, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Stockholm Boogie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: We are following the two cousins and best friends, Jerka and Hoffa, during a typical night out in Stockholm. It's summertime and anything can happen.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, touching
Plot: friendship, couples, love and romance, silly humor, friends, breakup, singleness, buddies, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, summer, breaking up with girlfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Radiostars (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ben, who dreamed of himself as a comic in New York, is back in Paris, his professional and emotional life in complete disarray. He encounters Alex, the star host of the Breakfast Club, a popular morning radio show. With Cyril, a forty-something ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: introspection, on the road, escapades, workplace situations, buddies, workplace, unsuccessful, radio dj, cross country, partners, snobbism, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychological, light ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, church, wedding, friendship, self discovery, odd couple, buddies, addiction, redemption, vandalism, religion, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
Hypnotized and Hysterical (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Duty's feature-length debut Filles Perdues, Cheveux Gras (Hypnotized and Hysterical, (Hairstylist Wanted)) is an offbeat comedy about three women. Elodi (Olivia Bonamy) is a struggling single mother. Natacha (Marina Fois) is an upbeat ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, human nature, couples, best friends, love and romance, introspection, mother daughter relationship, single mother, friends, romance, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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44%
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The Vultures (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: April 5, 1943: a battalion of the Foreign Legion arrives in El Ksour, Tunisia, to escort a fortune in gold bars to the home front. A German ambush awaits, and all but four die. Thanks to the street smarts of Sergeant Augagneur, the Legionnaires ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: foreign legion, war, military life, adventure, dishonesty, cons and scams, couple relations, heist, heroic mission, anti war, world war two, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, year 1943
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
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Heartaches (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are polar opposites, the wife moves in with the young woman, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: abortion, alcohol abuse, factory, infidelity, pregnancy, friendship, family relations, friends, couples, partners, buddies, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 795
Frenchmen 2 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Alex, Antoine, Jeff and Manu. Four friends, four years later. Their relationships, friendship, shared secrets, feelings of guilt and their desire to change and improve.
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, group of friends, romance, friends, couples, buddies, couple relations, best friends, male female relationship, adultery, divorced woman, divorced man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, paris france, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
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Either Way (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Icelandic drama about two remote road-workers.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: friendship, workplace, workplace situations, friends, buddies, adventure, couples, bittersweet, painting
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
So Happy Together (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, eccentric family, uninvited guest, siblings relations, family problems, family gatherings, couple relations, couples, interracial relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
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Diner (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, diner, gambling debt, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, couples, youth, buddies, lifestyle, twentysomething life, introspection ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
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Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, gloomy, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, small town, couples, mechanic, dull life, irresponsible, sexual content, human nature, unemployment, self discovery, down on your luck, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
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Funny Bunny (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gene spends his days canvassing about childhood obesity. One day he canvasses Titty, an emotionally-arrested 19-year-old who has successfully sued his own father to win back a large inheritance and gotten himself disowned in the process. Gene ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: friends, love triangle, social misfits, friendship, rabbit, bicycle, pig, woman slaps man, knife, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 520
Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, dark humor, disorder, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, pregnant daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%