Movies like The Two of Us

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The Two of Us
Original name: Le vieil homme et l'enfant
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of the caring friendship formed between a crusty, old anti-Semite and an eight-year-old Jewish boy who goes to live with him during World War II.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: wartime life, countryside, village, life is a bitch, golden years, human nature, anti semitism, self discovery, friendship, religions or cults, elderly, hopes, society, youth, friends, 8 year old, only child, postcard, death of dog, german occupation, separation from family, underage smoking, farm, old man, pet dog ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, vichy
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We All Loved Each Other So Much
Comedy, Drama
Italy
124 min.
 8.2
Manon of the Spring
Drama
Switzerland, Italy, France
113 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about friendship, society, friends, family relations, youth, human nature and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like The Two of Us: Jean de Florette (1986), The Proud Ones (1980), Uranus (1990), Hidden Children (2004), The Girl from Paris (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jean de Florette
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
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The Proud Ones
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In early twentieth-century Brittany, two peasants marry, have a son, and live in traditional Breton ways: three generations under one roof, a division of labor between the sexes, elders' stories at night, politics and religion during their ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe, france
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Uranus
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who likes to write poetry, who only wants to be left alone to do his ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, biting, psychological
Plot: uncover truth, idealism, village, innocence lost, rebelliousness, war, small town, political corruption, political unrest, wartime life, battles, fighting the system ...
Place: europe, france
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    User:   82%
 
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Hidden Children
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: This is a true story about forty Jewish children on their way to Palestine, who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. Before finding a haven at Villa Emma in Nonantola in northern Italy, where they arrived on June ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, bleak ...
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The Girl from Paris
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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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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Manon of the Spring
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
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Story: In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, twists and turns, gloomy ...
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Zorba the Greek
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    User:   60%
 
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Hadewijch
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A troubled young woman is thrown out of a convent and forms a relationship with a radical Muslim.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, friendship, religions or cults, hopes, society, youth, clergy, self discovery, convent, paris metro, parisian suburb, koran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, middle east, paris france
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    User:   66%
 
We All Loved Each Other So Much
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: human nature, romance, idealism, introspection, friendship, love triangle, midlife crisis, coming of age, hopes, unfulfillment, friends, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
Everything Is Illuminated
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: touching, humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, jewish, suicide, dog, prejudice, holocaust, judaism, road trip, nazi, on the road, book, jews ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ukraine, europe, eastern europe, berlin germany, kiev ukraine
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System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
Leon Morin, Priest
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In World War II, the widow Barny sees the Italian soldiers arriving in occupied Saint Bernard while walking to her job. Barny lives with her daughter and works correcting tests and feels a great attraction toward her boss Sabine. When the Germans ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: clergy, church, new wave, village, introspection, self discovery, unfulfilled love, wartime life, cause and meaning, religions or cults, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
The Naked Civil Servant
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Story of the life of Quentin Crisp, an Englishman who was brave enough to live his life according to his own style even in the hostile days of WW2.
Style: serious, witty, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, self discovery, friendship, sexual relations, coming out, gender bending, showbiz, injustice, gender, society, fighting the system, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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System:   51%
    User:   61%
 
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Silent Waters
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ayesha is a widow with a secret past, living with her beloved son Saleem in a small town in Pakistan close to the Indian border. When the fires of Islamic nationalism invade their tranquil lives, Saleem and a few of the town's other young men ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: starting over, human nature, self discovery, village, parents and children, culture clash, death in the family, small town, family in crisis, haunted by the past, small town life, village life ...
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    User:   46%
 
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Country: Italy
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Story: An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every situation, nicknames the youth Ciccio, and spends the next few ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: soldier, on the road, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, disability, hopes, blind man, dancing, suicide pact, misfit partners, odd couple, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy, napoli italy, rome italy
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A Touch of Spice
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "A Touch of Spice" is a story about Fanis, a young Greek boy growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor, teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor. They both require... ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: human nature, greek, self discovery, friendship, siblings relations, culture clash, homecoming, family gatherings, coming of age, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century
Place: turkey, greece, istanbul turkey
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System:   47%
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My Afternoons with Margueritte
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: golden years, self discovery, friendship, village, village life, elderly, friends, unknown father, older man younger woman relationship, reading aloud, misfit, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, france, belgium
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
Peppermint Soda
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship, school, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, high school, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
Wandering Streams
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emile is a 70-ish former horticulturalist who once raised bonsai trees "because they don't take up too much room." Indeed, his whole existence is safe and uneventful to a fault, somewhat juiced by friendship with raucous fishing ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: elderly lovers, drugs/alcohol, golden years, elderly, countryside, buddies, village, aging, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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Simon & the Oaks
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, touching, tense
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, countryside, social differences, culture clash, society, youth, friendship, best friend, family relations, social misfits, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: europe, sweden
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
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Dad
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him (Jack Lemmon) than ever before. Estranged from his own son (Ethan ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: aging, redemption, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, hospital, golden years, cancer, family drama, father son relationship, mentor, vengeance, doctors ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california, san francisco
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The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Plot: school, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, urban ghetto, human nature, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   40%
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Man in the Chair
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of an aspiring young filmmaker's encounter with a grumpy fount of movie lore.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, hollywood, buddies, elderly lovers, school, golden years, friendship, parents and children, filmmaking, friends, elderly, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
Good Old Daze
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that time, who died one month before due to an overdose. They ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, reunion, twentysomething life, friends, memory, hospital, dealing with death, addiction, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   40%
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Foreign Letters
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bittersweet coming-of-age film, Foreign Letters is itself a love letter to the unshakeable bond between friends. Set in the pre-email era of the 1980s, young Ellie, newly arrived to the US from Israel, anxiously waits for letters from her best ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: best friends, coming of age, high school, friendship, high school life, society, youth, friends, immigrants, introspection, culture clash, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, israel, vietnam
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
The Mouth Agape
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, golden years, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, death in the family, family in crisis, elderly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
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System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
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Small Change
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Various experiences of childhood are seen in several sequences that take place in the small town of Thiers, France. Vignettes include a boy's awakening interest in girls, couples double-dating at the movies, brothers giving their friend a ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: mischievous children, small town, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, coming of age, youth, child abuse, teacher, school, children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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Cold Water
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An outer suburb of Paris, 1972. Gilles and Christine, both sixteen, are classmates and lovers who have become frustrated with the aloofness of their families and the general monotony of their lives. When the pair are caught shoplifting, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: youth, coming of age, clinic, romance, mental institution, on the run, human nature, rebelliousness, parents and children, unfulfilled love, boarding school life, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
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System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
A Beautiful Secret
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The beloved screen legend Katy Jurado, the lights one last time in the history of a special friendship that develops between a lonely old woman and Jorge, a rebellious teenager in Mexico City in 1984. Through the use flashbacks, Jorge, now an adult, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, friends, golden years, human nature, rebelliousness, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, elderly, hopes, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 

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Mendel
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Jewish family leaves Germany after surviving the Holocaust and heads to Norway. Mendel, their youngest son, is too young to make sense of the Holocaust but tries to comprehend his family's actions during the war and their nightmares now. His ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, anti heroes, small town, immigrants, young heroes, haunted by the past, coming of age, nightmare, misfit, society, youth, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: norway, germany, bavaria, palestine, israel
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System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
In the Courtyard
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Antoine is a musician. The forties, he suddenly decides to end his career. After a few days of wandering, he gets a job as a janitor. Mathilde lives in the old building in the east of Paris where he takes office. This is a young retiree, generous ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, elderly, friends, golden years, aging, midlife crisis, retiring, career change, dog, death, barking dog, bicycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
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