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The Names of Love (2010)
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The Names of Love (2010)
Original name: Le Nom des gens
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bahia Benmahmoud, a free-spirited young woman, has a particular way of seeing political engagement, as she doesn't hesitate to sleep with those who don't agree with her to convert them to her cause - which is a lot of people, as all right-leaning people are concerned. Generally, it works pretty well. Until the day she meets Arthur Martin, a discreet forty-something who doesn't like taking risks. She imagines that with a name like that, he's got to be slightly fascist. But names are deceitful and appearances deceiving..
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, melancholic, talky, sincere, captivating, sweet, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, society, social activist, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, seduction, casual sex, political activist, sex, painting, child abuse, radio, election, male female relationship, idealism, culture clash, revolution, fascism, love story, political intrigue, war, relationships, life, romantic relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2000s, year 2002
Place: france, paris france, algeria, berlin germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, life philosophy, mentor, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Names of Love: Mademoiselle (2001), 2 Days in Paris (2007), The Housekeeper (2002), Your Sister's Sister (2011), My Wife Is an Actress (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, love affair, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, couples, disorder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, artsy, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: photographer, culture clash, french, fish out of water, romance, society, lifestyle, sexual relations, relationship problems, vacation, taxi driver, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, sexy, harsh ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, island, love triangle, introspection, fall in love, friendship, relationships, death in the family, friends, casual sex, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: My Wife is an Actress is a French Romantic Comedy/Drama film starring real life couple Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Attal plays a journalist who becomes obsessively jealous when his actress wife gets a part in a movie with an attractive ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: jealous husband, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, journalism, actor's life, couples, relationship vs career, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), love story, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, paris france, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
2 Days in New York (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marion and Mingus live cozily – perhaps too cozily – with their cat and two young children from previous relationships. However, when Marion’s jolly father, her oversexed sister, and her sister’s outrageous boyfriend unceremoniously descend ...
Style: humorous, satirical, emotional, witty, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family life, society, city life, parents and children, disorder, rudeness, photographer, art critic, radio announcer, stereotypes, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, illegal immigrant, society, betrayal, fake identity, culture clash, interracial relations, love story, justice, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic, entertaining ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, dealing with death, gay, friendship, adultery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex, male female relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, prague, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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My Worst Nightmare (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Agathe runs an art gallery. Her husband François is a publisher. Together they have one son, and in every way seem to be the picture of normality — but emotions are stewing under the surface. All it takes is the arrival of a complete stranger for ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, cynical, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, family relations, life turned upside down, self discovery, social differences, power relations, human nature, rich and poor, parents and children, society, bossy woman, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Bahrain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, romance, couples, lifestyle, young lovers, fall in love, looking for love, city life, couple relations, old love, first love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, india, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, relationships, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness, friendship between men, playboy, african american, women, marriage, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Daddy or Mommy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Florence and Vincent Leroy are a model couple. They have great jobs, a perfect marriage and delightful children. And now they want their divorce to be an equal success. But when they are both simultaneously promoted to their dream jobs, their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, parents and children, family problems, breakup, unfulfillment, family in crisis, family relations, family feud, husband wife relationship, family life, marital argument, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, year 2000, year 2015
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 14K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, fake marriage, starting over, fall in love, longing, old love, immigrants, parents and children, couples, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
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The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, desire, romance, love, family relations, party, wine, police, tourist, poet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, love affair, office romance, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, workplace romance, love, romance, cafe, french, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, fall in love, first love, marriage, couple relations, couples, looking for love, holiday, family relations, relationships, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, arranged marriage, confession, culture clash, romance, disagreement, adultery, leaving home, understanding, family secret, conservative, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, punjab, asia, delhi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, touching, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, hopes, introspection, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Life as We Know It (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, opposites attract, unlikely couple, baby, initially antagonists, parenthood, adoption, orphan, godparent, babies and infants, responsibility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
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39%
The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: roommate, french, friendship, college life, infidelity, prejudice, travel, lifestyle, love triangle, youth, group of friends, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Better Than Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sex, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, romance, youth, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, couples, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, london, europe, england, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, sex, romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, lifestyle, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends in love, relationship problems, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, platonic, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, brooklyn new york city, california ...
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35%
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Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, sex, romance, friends, couples, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, hopes, love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, france, brooklyn new york city ...
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34%
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So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, love and romance, friendship, friends, lifestyle, fall in love, family relations, singleness, parents and children, couples, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: family relations, couples, romance, love triangle, dishonesty, dealing with death, love and romance, family gatherings, infidelity, couple relations, eccentric family, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, provence, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, society, parents and children, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, culture clash, interracial couple, reconciliation, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, toronto ontario canada, europe, united kingdom, kenya ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, coming of age, grandmother, friendship, advice, americana, love, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. ...
Style: sexy, sexual, romantic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, romance, casual sex, sex, couple relations, love, workplace situations, flirting, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexuality, salesman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%