Movies like XXL 1997

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XXL (1997)
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XXL (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alain Berrebi directs with his sister Lorène, a company of ready-to-wear in the Path. Their business is booming to the point to consider acquiring a nearby shop. Fortunately, it belongs to David Stern, the father of his fiancée Arlette.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: opposites attract, fashion, romance, on the road, love and romance, couples, impossible love, social differences, immigrants, lifestyle, social relations, culture clash, unfulfillment, family, love, jewish, businessman, love triangle, death, fashion designer, restaurant, family relations, father daughter relationship, peasant, catholic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, new york, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to XXL

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, love, male female relationship, fall in love and opposites attract mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like XXL: Only God Sees Me (1998), Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012), I'm Staying (2003), Green Card (1990), The Story of My Life (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Only God Sees Me (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Albert, a sound engineer who is chronically hesitant successively meets three charming young women who will, each in their own way, provoke and help him to get a better hold of himself.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, offbeat
Plot: politics, love and romance, journalism, aging, buddies, romance, opposites attract, sexual content, family relations, campaign, couples, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, versailles
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Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, fall in love, love and romance, single mother, romance, mother daughter relationship, french, male female relationship, children, piano, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris
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100%
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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: semi serious, witty, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, love triangle, dysfunctional family, infidelity, rivalry, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, breakup, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Green Card (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France whose visa is expiring, needs to marry an American woman to stay ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fake marriage, marriage of convenience, love, green card, immigration, cons and scams, romance, immigrants, fall in love, fish out of water, disorder, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, latin america, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Story of My Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Raphael is a ghostwriter who takes a job writing for famous footy player Kevin. To his delight and his girlfriend, Murials horror, Kevins current girlfriend is an old (easily rekindled) flame of Raphaels. A freak accident leaves a close friend dead ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: relationship vs career, love triangle, introspection, ambition, rise to the top, couples, couple relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bimboland (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy French anthropologist who happens to be secretly in love with her college superior, chooses "bimbos" as the subject of her thesis. She becomes one of them in order to do that, and the professor she loves falls for her new identity.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wooing, love and romance, teacher student relationship, tribe, anthropologist, university, dating, hopes, couples, opposites attract, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 785
French Film (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jed prepares to interview French cineaste and self-appointed expert on the nature of love - Thierry Grimandi. The worldly and somewhat jaded Jed is dead-set on dismissing the auteur's musings as pompous and, well French, until his own ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever
Plot: social differences, best friends, opposites attract, thirtysomething life, couples, looking for love, battle of the sexes, couple relations, lifestyle, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Paris, the pharmacist Alice has been an obsessed Woody Allen fan since she was fifteen and has seen all his movies and talks to him alone in her room. When she meets Pierre in a night-club, she finds that he loves jazz and she believes he is her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, thirtysomething life, obsession, love and romance, love affair, love triangle, lifestyle, love, looking for love, single woman, opposites attract, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Would I Lie to You? (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sentimental and comedic adventures of Eddie, a non-Jew trying to pass as Jewish though totally ignorant of Jewish traditions, as he works in a Jewish community
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couples, materialism, religions or cults, friends, culture clash, comedy of errors, cons and scams, mistaken identity, couple relations, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
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Rum and Coke (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young, independent Latina has a safe relationship with her Anglo boyfriend until she is rescued and romanced by an aggressive Latino firefighter.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, society, opposites attract, immigrants, social differences, interracial relations, singleness, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 1K
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, countryside, on the road, friendship, buddies, romance, misfit, partners, love and romance, opposites attract, society, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brittany, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
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Marry Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oriane and Hadrian's couple is going through a crisis. Determined to save their marriage, Oriane visits a Gypsy fortune teller who foresees a dark future. But Oriane won't hear of anything but a happy ending and the psychic is forced to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: couple relations, breakup, romance, best friends, supernatural, social misfits, love triangle, male female relationship, marriage, fortune teller, psychic, wizards and magicians ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Look for a Star (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Wealthy construction mogul Sam Ching (Andy Lau) and cabaret dancer Milan Sit (Qi Shu) fall madly in love with one another despite the class differences that would keep many couples apart. However, what Sit doesn't know is that Ching is the man ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, lifestyle, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, fall in love, singleness, cabaret, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
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Modern Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marianne gets off to a bad start with gallery director and Brad Pitt look alike Vincent but everything works out "just like in the movies" in the end.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, couples, romance, love and romance, love affair, family relations, gender, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, impossible love, looking for love, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bacon on the Side (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Djalil Boudaoud and Justine Lacroix are a surgeon and a television reporter who enter a romantic relationship despite the objections of their families to the cultural gap.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fall in love, romance, couples, society, immigrants, interracial relations, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gregoire Moulin vs. Humanity (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grégoire Moulin, a shy accountant, sets up a blind date with a dance teacher at a bar. What he needed to do was just to cross the road. But it didn't happen to be as easy as it seems especially because of the final game of French soccer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: nothing goes right, love and romance, against the odds, romance, disorder, couples, male female relationship, ballet, misfit, accountant, taxi, dance teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Man Is a Woman (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Simon Eskenazy is a gay Parisian clarinet player who lives his single life to the fullest. One day, he receives a very tempting offer from his homophobic uncle, looking to continue the family legacy – if he gets married and has a child, he will ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, family relations, wedding, sexual content, unfulfillment, gender, gays and lesbians, under the surface, couples, physical appearance, unfulfilled love, marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bernie Fishbine is overweight. He stops at the neighborhood store to buy some chocolate kisses every day. This is where he meets Theresa Garabaldi. Then they take the same bus route every evening. Theresa invites Bernie to see her play piano at her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, restaurant, family relations, unfulfilled love, singleness, bus, store, love affair, family life, wooing, true love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, compassionate, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, fall in love, love, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, rescue, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 163
A NY Thing (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Masquerading as another man, Antoine flies to New York for a three-day stay and promptly falls in love with Alice, who's dating someone else. When that doesn't work out for him, Antoine turns to the city itself for inspiration.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, lifestyle, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, wooing, unfulfilled love, obsession, bittersweet, hidden identity, male female relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Shall We Kiss? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Gabriel and Emilie meet by chance, he offers her a ride, and they spend the evening talking, laughing and getting along famously. At the end of the night, Emilie declines Gabriel's offer of "a kiss without consequences". Emilie ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, couples, romance, couple relations, family relations, dishonesty, love and romance, love affair, sexual relations, prostitute, unhappiness, longing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 267
Meeting Daddy (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aspiring writer from New York visits his girlfriend's eccentric family in Georgia.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family relations, love affair, fish out of water, eccentric family, opposites attract, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family, breakup, family problems, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 475
Don Juan (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Spain in the mid-seventeenth century. A series of bloody wars has ravaged the nation. Don Juan the nobleman and his valet, Sganarelle, roam the countryside on horseback, on the run and lost.
Style: humorous, stylized, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, revenge, love triangle, love affair, couples, master and servant, womanizer, seduction, nobility, horse, marriage, village ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman seduces a hotel janitor to gain access to the famous musicians coming into town.
Style: captivating, witty, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, hotel, lovers reunited, infidelity, road not taken, social differences, love affair, rock, love triangle, singleness, obsession, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 2K
Hikers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deux filles et trois garçons partent en randonnée sur l'île de Beauté. La difficulté des chemins escarpés de la Corse va les révéler à eux-mêmes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, love and romance, looking for love, escapades, survival, life is a bitch, singleness, mountain, adventure, forest, friends, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, corsica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Take-Away Romance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amelle and Noom are two young thirties are total opposites and that fate will bring. Serious She manager at Starbucks, and dynamic IT dilettante, smart, and apprentice comic. Both victims disappointments in love, they swore that it does take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, couples, love and romance, fall in love, romance, friendship, society, youth, happy ending, hopes, thirtysomething life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 2K
The Student (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an ambitious teaching student, busy preparing for her final exams, whose studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician. Twenty-one-year-old Valentine (Sophie Marceau) works part time as a teacher while ...
Style: humorous, realistic, romantic, light, sentimental ...
Plot: student life, musician, couples, love affair, love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, relationship vs career, lifestyle, musician's life, train ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 967
Caprice (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, love triangle, artists and showbiz, fall in love, actor's life, friends, couples, romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, love, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 12K
Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, friends, unlikely couple, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Almost Charming (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about Jean-Marc who is a convinced bachelor and also very busy. So busy that he almost missed his own daughters wedding ceremony...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, parents and children, self discovery, nothing goes right, love and romance, opposites attract, disorder, family relations, fall in love, character change, lifestyle change, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%