Movies like The Two of Us

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The Two of Us (1967)
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The Two of Us (1967)
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: countryside, anti semitism, wartime life, village, life is a bitch, golden years, human nature, self discovery, friendship, religions or cults, elderly, hopes, society, youth, friends, only child, postcard, death of dog, german occupation, separation from family, underage smoking, farm, old man, pet dog, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy

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Most similar movies to The Two of Us

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and serious films with plots about friendship, friends, society, youth, hopes, family relations and village mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like The Two of Us: Uranus (1990), The Proud Ones (1980), Jean de Florette (1986), The Girl from Paris (2001), Hadewijch (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Uranus (1990)
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: clever, serious, 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: france, europe
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95%
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The Proud Ones (1980)
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
Plot: family life, village life, village, family relations, human nature, farm, wartime life, countryside, religions or cults, life is a bitch, society, social relations ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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92%
Jean de Florette (1986)
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 ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: village life, avarice, provence, farm, countryside, human nature, village, cons and scams, neighbor, dishonesty, down on your luck, crimes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 19th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: farm, isolation, odd couple, starting over, village, friendship, hopes, misfit, golden years, village life, fish out of water, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Hadewijch (2009)
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, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: convent, human nature, friendship, religions or cults, hopes, society, youth, clergy, self discovery, monastery, terrorism, explosion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, middle east, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Devil and the Ten Commandments (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The film consists of seven roughly 15 minute episodes, each showing what will happen if one or more of the Ten Commandments will be broken: Jérome Chambard is warned that he will lose his job if he continues to swear; Françoise Beaufort enamored ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: human nature, religions or cults, society, crime and punishment, uncontrollable, monastery, blasphemy, janitor, temptation, death of sister, old friends, suicide by drowning ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
In the Courtyard (2014)
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, barking dog, death, drugs, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: elderly, older man younger woman relationship, reading aloud, unknown father, friendship, golden years, self discovery, village, village life, friends, misfit, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Wandering Streams (2010)
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, countryside, elderly, village, buddies, aging, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1980s. Stéphanie grows up in La Courneuve, on the outskirts of Paris, in a home where her mother is rarely there and her step-father is brutal. She quickly decides to escape her morose everyday life. Thanks to her grandmother's love, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: best friends, dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age, youth, family problems, family relations, friends, immigrants, follow your dream, friendship, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
I Forgot to Tell You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie is a young woman with a troubled past. Her passion is painting, but she never had any formal training. Living in the South of France, she takes whatever work she can get to make ends meet. Then she befriends the elderly painter Jaume and he ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, uplifting
Plot: friendship, elderly, friends, golden years, starting over, self discovery, mental illness, hopes, painting, alzheimer's disease, euthanasia, drawing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Manon of the Spring (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
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: gloomy, serious, twists and turns, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: uncover truth, revenge, provence, haunted by the past, vengeance, village, countryside, romance, couple relations, village life, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, small town life, countryside, friends, best friends, small town, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, revenge ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From beyond the grave, celebrated playwright Antoine d'Anthac gathers together all his friends who have appeared over the years in his play "Eurydice." These actors watch a recording of the work performed by a young acting company, La ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: friends, actor's life, village, friendship, estate, tragic love, reunion, countryside, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, death of loved one, playwright ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Good Old Daze (1994)
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: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, memory, reunion, best friends, twentysomething life, friends, dealing with death, addiction, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Dad (1989)
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: heart attack, terminal illness, aging, golden years, redemption, parent child relationship, human nature, dysfunctional family, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
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To Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Helen, Rose and Lili have survived the Holocaust and have never seen each other since the war has ended. In 1960, they meet again in Berck, France. They learn to enjoy together simple pleasures in life: nice meals, ballads on the beach, playing in ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: friendship, friends, starting over, human spirit, haunted by the past, reunion, hopes, older woman younger man relationship, seaside, auschwitz, sexless marriage
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Little Saints (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After St. Jude appears in Esperanza's oven, she sets out to find her daughter, who died under mysterious circumstances. The journey forces Esperanza to challenge her own beliefs and face her fears in order to be reunited with her beloved ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: obsessive quest, hopes, life is a bitch, prostitute, self discovery, parents and children, missing person, society, family problems, low lives, mexican immigrant, u.s. mexico border ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, japan, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: aging, friendship, golden years, elderly, friends, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family relations, heart attack, old age, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Elusive Corporal (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story serves as a companion piece to Renoir's 1937 film, Grand Illusion, once more bringing together men from across the broad social spectrum of French society to depict one man's Sisyphean efforts to escape captivity in a German POW ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: soldier, survival, adventure, prison, anti war, captivity, war, military life, prison life, confined, military, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, italian comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, human nature, romance, idealism, introspection, love triangle, midlife crisis, coming of age, hopes, unfulfillment, friends, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mickybo and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, political unrest, youth, friends, obsession, kids in trouble, religions or cults, society, state affairs, ira, wannabe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mumu (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story a rescue, the rescue of a bad brat's life in the post-WWII period. In 1947, Roger reaches 11 years old. He's a kid badly loved, mischievous and specializes in silly things to do. He is sent to a small boarding school in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: boarding school, dedicated educator, mischievous children, school, teachers and students, boarding school life, village, youth, power relations, hardcase students, parents and children, rebellion ...
Time: 40s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Sundays and Cybele (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The tragic story of a young orphan girl who is befriended by an innocent but emotionally disabled veteran of the French Indochina War.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: orphan, haunted by the past, veteran, nun, friendship, tragedy, friends, suburbs, youth, life is a bitch, dagger, amnesia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
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, coming of age, high school, teenage love, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Monsieur Batignole (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1942, in an occupied Paris, the apolitical grocer Edmond Batignole lives with his wife and daughter in a small apartment in the building of his grocery. When his future son-in-law and collaborator of the German Pierre-Jean Lamour calls the Nazis ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, escape, soldier, wartime life, against humanity, confined, society, life is a bitch, gestapo, collaboration, shop owner ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, switzerland, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Mammuth (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné, et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, sincere
Plot: aging, on the road, obsessive quest, introspection, self discovery, boss and employee, hopes, track down, obsession, haunted by the past, elderly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
You'll Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Leo is 10 and wise beyond his years. A solitary dreamer who seeks refuge in books. When the carefree 20-year-old Theo steps into his life, it forces Leo out of his shell. Despite their age difference, the two becomes best friends, helping each other ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: nanny, coming of age, friendship, youth, friends, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, adult child friendship, abused child, father son relationship, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hidden Children (2004)
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 ...
Plot: holocaust, rescue, wartime life, village, against humanity, escapades, society, youth, fugitives, orphan, survival, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: italy, europe, switzerland, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Girls Can't Swim (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gwen is a teenager living in a small coastal town. Lise is her best friend, a city girl who comes every year with her family to spend the summer. This year things are different though; at first Lise might not come at all, and when she does it is ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, coming of age, best friends, gays and lesbians, human nature, innocence lost, parents and children, sexual relations, siblings relations, teenage love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%