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Masquerades (2008)
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Masquerades (2008)
Original name: Mascarades
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is his headstrong, narcoleptic sister Rym who falls asleep anywhere and whom the village is convinced will end up a spinster. One evening, Mounir returns from town drunk and announces that he's found a suitor for his sister. The fake story snowballs and snowballs until the suitor morphs into a rich, blonde Australian. The village begins preparing for the wedding in earnest - but without a bridegroom in sight.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, contemplative
Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, village, love and romance, couples, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, lie, algerian, social relations, car, hotel, muslim, sleeping, arab, muslim woman, runaway, hijab, drunk, friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about couples, family relations, love and romance, village life, village, couple relations and social relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Masquerades: The Closer You Get (2000), Hallelujah! (2009), Made in Italy (2008), Diminished Capacity (2008), Promise Me This (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: small town, village, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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95%
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, priest, fake priest, social relations, disorder, impostor, farce, village, hidden identity, prison, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Made in Italy (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: French writer Luca Morandi was born in Italy. He is forty years old and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. He doesn't know where to turn: France, his adopted home where he was raised, or Italy, the country of his birth, perfect, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, family relations, couples, attempted seduction, sexual tension, family secret, inheritance, widow, money, unfulfillment, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Diminished Capacity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Chicago journalist suffering from memory loss takes leaves from his job and returns to his rural hometown, where he bonds with his Alzheimer's impaired uncle Rollie and his old flame.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: memory loss, small town, self discovery, getting home, love and romance, hopes, elderly lovers, mental illness, small town life, family relations, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Promise Me This (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Serbia, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An old man named Zivojin Markovic, living in a remote village prays for his grandson Cane to go to the city, sell his cow and bring back a wife. In the city he is supposed to meet up with his grandfather's stepbrother, but this man is dead. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, last wish, romance, obsessive quest, looking for love, religions or cults, couples, village, village life, love and romance, first love, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia, europe, former yugoslavia
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86%
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, cons and scams, family life, family relations, social relations, dishonesty, disorder, village, con artists, alien, morality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Family United (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Daniel Sánchez Arévalo ('Azuloscurocasinegro', 'Cousins​​'), he embarks on a new comedy that has as a backdrop the World Cup in South Africa and the setting is a wedding that takes precisely the day of the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, light
Plot: wedding, siblings relations, family, couples, family problems, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, family tradition, childhood sweetheart, family reunited, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Move (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Eleven moving dates, eight friends: Philipp, Wiebke, Jessica, Maria, Swantje, Michael, Thomas, Dina – all in their twenties and mutually lonesome. And always searching: For a new city, a new job, an own apartment, a new, or even an old love. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love and romance, friendship, goth girl, breakup, devotion, break up, loyalty, christmas dinner, video chat, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Sandwich (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Shekar has moved to Mumbai from his home in Punjab and has fallen in love with Nisha. However, he is called back to his home to hear that his disabled sister is to marry a young man named Harpreet, but on the condition that Shekar marry ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, homecoming, disability, farce, true love, family relations, society, village, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Very Annie Mary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the fictional village of "Ogw" in the valleys of south-east Wales. After her father Jack suffers a stroke Annie Mary Pugh is forced to take care of him but uses the circumstances to emancipate herself and find the courage to sing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, nothing goes right, hopes, love and romance, romance, family relations, unfulfilled love, village life, small town, small town life, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 2K
The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, class reunion, high school reunion, party, couples, family relations, romance, youth, love and romance, teenage life, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Big Bad Wolf (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once upon a time in 2012, three brothers lived happily. One day their mom fell into a coma. So Henri, Philippe, and Louis suddenly started wondering about the meaning of their lives and were swamped by a wave of existential doubts. An entirely new ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: family relations, infidelity, couples, disorder, siblings relations, life turned upside down, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of mother, older man younger woman relationship, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: contemplative, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, elderly, social relations, family relations, teachers and students, power relations, aging, village, estrangement, village life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love affair, friendship, family life, couple relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, workplace, husband wife relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
American Cowslip (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Blythe, California, a small town in the remote California desert, Ethan Inglebrink is an eccentric, agoraphobic heroin addict who is obsessed with his garden. This dark comedy follows the last days of Ethan's life as he struggles to find ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: friends, life is a bitch, drug abuse, contests and competitions, ambition, addiction, drugs/alcohol, buddies, couples, siblings relations, eviction, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A month of vacation with friends: difficult to bear the kids of his friends, especially when the methods of education differ and that some prove to be unbearable.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, friendship, sex scene, motherhood, summer vacation, sex on floor, provence, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Saturday (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One more Saturday in a desolate Buenos Aires hard to recognize. Six young people that try to avoid their solitude by complicating their daily routes, unsuccessfully looking for a glance that changes something or a new sensation that reveals them ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: love and romance, breakup, love affair, solitude, couples, pregnancy, forbidden love, village, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, romance, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 705
St. Daisy (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The snow is staying away from the Bavarian ski village of Haunzenberg, and so are the skiers. Business is failing and so is Georg's relationship with Emilie. During his attempt to reignite the fires of passion, the wooden cross in the next room ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, small town, clergy, resort, village, skiing, hopes, buddies, friends, miraculous event, couple relations, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Kwik Stop (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two strangers discover you really can find anything at a convenience store -- even love. An aspiring actor stuck in a small town who has big plans of moving to Hollywood so he can strike it rich. One night, while on his way into a corner store, he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, road movie
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, unlikely criminals, odd couple, love and romance, romance, couples, on the road, crimes, aspiring actor, small town, shoplifting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Crime in Paradise (2001)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 89 min.
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51%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Too Beautiful to Lie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A professional lady con makes herself the pharmacist's fiancée overnight, and faces a disastrous blemish in her impeccable con-woman career.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All About My Bush (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Allt om min buske är en sexkomedi i trädgårdsmiljö om oväntade kärleksförbindelser och avgrundsdjup svartsjuka. Det vackra och välbärgade paret Nils och Karin flyttar in med sin dotter Barbro i det exklusiva villaområdet. I huset intill ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
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49%
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 102 min.
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48%
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, society, love and romance, social relations, couples, feminism, village, village life, strong female presence, clergy, female director ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Madame Irma (2006)
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48%
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44%