Movies like Wonderful Times 1991

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Wonderful Times (1991)
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Wonderful Times (1991)
Original name: Une Époque Formidable…
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 cadeaux. Mais il ne peut bientôt plus mentir et il décide alors de quitter la maison. Après avoir perdu son argent, sa voiture et ses chaussures, il rencontre Toubib, Mimosa et Crayon, trois «Sans Domicile Fixe» qui font leur toilette dans les lavabos de la gare de l'Est. Ils le prennent sous leur aile et l'entraînent à aller cambrioler son ancienne entreprise afin de se munir de duvets et de lits
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, crimes, society, partners, disorder, unlikely criminals, misfit, dishonesty, misfit partners, poverty, unemployment, rescue, loss of job, friends, life is a bitch, social misfits, down on your luck, bittersweet, couple relations, prostitute, drug addict, subway, stewardess, theft, bum ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france

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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
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The Gilded Cage (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the beautiful area of ​​Paris, Maria and José Ribeiro lived for almost thirty years on the ground floor of a Haussmann building, in their dear little lodge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
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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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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
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Place: europe, france, paris france
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All Together (2011)
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Duration: 96 min.
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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
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The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, society, dishonesty, workplace, power relations, meet the parents, dealer, family relations, religions or cults, couple relations, culture clash ...
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Justi&Cia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 80 min.
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The Toy (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Francois, a journalist, tours a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the newspaper's owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. Needing money and unwilling to quit his job, Francois agrees to this ridiculous assignment. ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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The Pope's Toilet (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Brazil, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: pope, smuggling, dishonesty, escapades, disorder, cons and scams, village life, farce, poverty, drifter, social relations, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: uruguay, latin america
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The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
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Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
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Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, uninvited guest, couples, disorder, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, biting, suspense
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Place: france, paris france
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My Piece of the Pie (2011)
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Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, working class, power relations, disorder, elementary school, streetwise, mischievous children, misfit, school, parents and children, teachers and students ...
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, suspense ...
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The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Granny's Funeral (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, witty, humorous
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
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Monsieur Batignole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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The Van (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in "Barrytown", a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. "Bimbo" Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with his buddy Larry. Due to Ireland's surprising ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, family relations, soccer, working class, van, friends, single parent, nothing goes right, buddies, society, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, new jersey
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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 ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance, buddies, dishonesty, love affair, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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34%
The Sale of Paradise (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Many immigrants, when they arrived in Spain, thought they had found paradise, soon thwarted all their dreams of prosperity. Many of them then decided to return to their land, but not so simple. In a pension match various immigrants end up ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, light ...
Plot: friendship, misfit, social misfits, friends, social relations, immigrants, society, hotel, haunted by the past, love, widower, transvestite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, mexico
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You're My Hero (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ramon is on the verge of many adolescent discoveries -- and the confusion that goes along with them. Shy and awkward, he's moved from town to town throughout his childhood and believes that life is about winning and losing. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, teenage life, idealism, society, high school, parents and children, teachers and students, rebelliousness, snitch, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
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American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, witty, touching, humorous, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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A World Without Women (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A little sea resort on the Picardie coast, the last week of august. When handing over the keys to a rented apartment, Sylvain makes the acquaintance of two beautiful women. This is a fabulous occasion for him to escape his routine, single life in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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