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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
 7.2
 88K
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 124 min.
Story: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose in their old age.
Style: uplifting, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, poignant, romantic, whimsical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly, loneliness, golden years, hotel, aging, retirement home, marital problem, self discovery, introspection, goodhearted, choice, personal growth, lifestyle, society, fish out of water, life changing experience, nursing, friendship, bittersweet, culture clash, prejudice, misfit, homosexual, hopes, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, delhi, england, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, touching and humorous films with plots about mentor, destiny, dialogue, storytelling, romance, happy ending and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Quartet (2012), Under the Tuscan Sun (2003), Hope Springs (2012), Outsourced (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, chef, culture clash, rivalry, immigrants, family relations, interracial relations, village, prejudice, cooking, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, paris france, london, southern france ...
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100%
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: hotel, retirement home, elderly lovers, elderly, friendship, aging, disorder, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 19K
Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, retired, retirement home life, musician, aging, opera, reconciliation, retirement home, concert, rehearsal, musician's life, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a rough divoce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys Bramasole, a run down villa in the Tuscan countryside and begins to piece her life together ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, romantic, scenic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: tourist, friendship, small town, depression, pregnancy, romance, divorce, journey, fish out of water, misfit, hopes, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe, rome italy, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 40K
Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: golden years, couple relations, elderly, romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, marriage, self discovery, marital problem, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 11K
Outsourced (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman heads to India to train his replacement.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: boss, workplace, self discovery, office, human nature, fish out of water, arts and culture, culture clash, boss and employee, love and romance, workplace romance, corporate world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: age difference, opposites attract, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, golden years, love and romance, unlikely relationship, up and down relationship, aging, birthday, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, caribbean, afghanistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, USA, Italy, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: From an exciting Indian wedding comes a relationship from two different times not only showing the modern but also the traditional. Different characters and stories interact with each other in director Mira Nair film where she used an ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, emotional, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, arranged marriage, confession, culture clash, romance, disagreement, adultery, conservative, family secret, leaving home, age difference, understanding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 174K
Chocolate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chocolate, culture clash, cooking and food, single mother, small town, prejudice, mayor, love and romance, social misfits, lifestyle change, women, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: sexy, feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, mental institution, mental illness, self discovery, psychiatrist, patient, romance, love, love and romance, doctors and patients, couples, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 167K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: single parent, mentor, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, age difference, couples, single father, depression, family problems, unlikely friendships, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 23K
Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, based on true events, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: charity, leukemia, model, hopes, human spirit, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, women, small town, family drama, calendar, middle aged ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 12K
And So It Goes (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A self-centered realtor enlists the help of his neighbor when he's suddenly left in charge of the granddaughter he never knew existed until his estranged son drops her off at his home.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, uplifting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, love and romance, life turned upside down, family relations, grandparent grandchild relationship, opposites attract, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, fall in love, child custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorce, single father, fall in love, free spirited, lovers, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, storytelling, journalist, college, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, lovers, friends, divorce, couples, mentor, looking for sex, marital problem, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.
Style: sentimental, sincere, inspirational, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: businessman, hopes, fish, desert, doubts and hesitations, against the odds, scientist, romance, muslim, salmon, self discovery, sheik ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, scotland, london, afghanistan, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, friendship, social relations, misfit, golden years, unsupportive parent, teacher, intergenerational friendship, illiteracy, unknown father, older man younger woman relationship, reading aloud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 47K
The Lunchbox (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India, France, Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mistaken delivery in Mumbai's famously efficient lunchbox delivery system (Mumbai's Dabbawallahs) connects a young housewife to a stranger in the dusk of his life. They build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: housewife, love and romance, everyday life, delivery, age difference, unlikely relationship, letter, accountant, love, relationships, romance, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, friendship, widow, romance, dating, aging, love, life, love and romance, love triangle, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 12K
Venus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, friendship, aging, actor's life, lifestyle, elderly, age difference, teenage life, art, dirty old man, abortion, roommate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, dealing with death, gay, friendship, adultery, sex, eccentricity, bittersweet, resort, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: europe, england, london, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Unfinished Song (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A feel-good, heart-warming story about how music can inspire you. Song for Marion stars Terence Stamp as Arthur, a grumpy pensioner who can't understand why his wife Marion (Vanessa Redgrave) would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, elderly, elderly lovers, cancer, self discovery, romance, life is a bitch, parents and children, fish out of water, music band, father son relationship, death of wife ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 311K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, love affair, on the road, love and romance, couples, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, power relations, corporate world, business trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, st. louis missouri, chicago illinois, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 390K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: sincere, touching, interesting, motivational, humorous ...
Plot: loneliness, airport, immigrants, passenger, culture clash, stranded, fish out of water, arrest, misfit, destiny, fast food restaurant, passport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, romania, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 86K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sad ...
Plot: gay father, father son relationship, coming out, grief, terminal illness, gay, secret, dying, cancer, self discovery, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, year 1955, year 1971 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Touch of Pink (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gay Canadian living in London has his perfectly crafted life upset when his devoutly Muslim mother comes to visit.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, family relations, romance, parents and children, society, gays and lesbians, culture clash, interracial couple, friendship, reconciliation, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, kenya, toronto ontario canada, europe, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 12K
Last Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Belgium, USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film centres on a retired, widowed professor living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a younger French woman.
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: estrangement, suicide attempt, unlikely relationship, free spirited, friendship, odd couple, elderly, respect, optimism, dancer, loneliness, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, france, belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 58K
In Her Shoes (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lawyer, audition, party, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family values, couple relations, wedding, law firm, family relations, job seeking, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, florida, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 66K
Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, emotional, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, stewardess, fall in love, self discovery, suicide attempt, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, falling in love, family relations, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, mississippi, memphis, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 43K
Waitress (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, waitress, cooking and food, pregnancy, friendship, marriage, marital problem, doctor, diary, letter, small town, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, southern usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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