Movies like Elsa & Fred

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Elsa & Fred (2014)
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Elsa & Fred (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aged, embittered widower, Fred learns to enjoy life thanks to his elderly yet vibrant neighbor, Elsa. Upon learning Elsa is terminally ill, Fred takes her to the Fontana di Trevi in Rome in order to reenact her favorite scene from ‘La Dolce Vita’.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, widower, fall in love, elderly, love and romance, family relations, couples, aging, terminal illness, romanticism, neighbor, retirement, father daughter relationship, marriage proposal, compulsive liar, apartment building, birthday party, dance class, romance, neighbor neighbor relationship, love, painter, artist, cat, investments ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, england, europe, italy, china, new orleans, nebraska

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Most similar movies to Elsa & Fred

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, love and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Elsa & Fred: Music from Another Room (1998), I'll See You in My Dreams (2015), Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015), 5 Flights Up (2014), And So It Goes (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Elsa & Fred (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa ...
Style: touching, captivating, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, opposites attract, starting over, fall in love, couples, self fulfillment, romance, golden years, aging, dying woman, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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100%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, fall in love, family relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, single father, american football, life philosophy, performer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, mature woman, aging, love, love triangle, love and romance, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mr. Hoppy is a shy old man who lives alone in an apartment building. For many years, he has been secretly in love with Mrs. Silver, a woman who lives below him. Mr. Hoppy frequently leans over his balcony and exchanges polite conversation with Mrs. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, gardener, elderly, secret love, gadget, romance, aging, turtle, pets, old man, crush, bachelor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
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5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, real estate, elderly, couples, love and romance, couple relations, society, aging, interracial relations, husband wife relationship, city life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, elderly lovers, opposites attract, grandparent grandchild relationship, love and romance, life turned upside down, family relations, neighbor, estrangement, golden years, fall in love, child custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lovely, Still (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, elderly, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family values, angst, love and romance, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, romance, death wish, bittersweet, family, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, illness, suicide, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, couple relations, dying, couples, secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
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Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, young lovers, love triangle, fall in love, looking for love, lifestyle, couples, family relations, eccentric family, couple relations, lottery, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, social differences, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, terminal illness, couples, attraction, love and romance, seductive, seduction, female director
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Chance of a Lifetime (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Since the death of her husband 10 years ago, Evelyn has been working hard for her company, but had no private life. Now her doctor shocks her with the news that she may live only another 6 months. Spontanely she follows a TV ad and sets out for ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: elderly lovers, terminal illness, couples, misdiagnosed, elderly, love and romance, golden years, romance, gold digger, resort, flirting, widower ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 9K
Gloria (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gloria is a 58-year-old divorcée. Her children have all left home but she has no desire to spend her days and nights alone. Determined to defy old age and loneliness, she rushes headlong into a whirl of singles’ parties on the hunt for instant ...
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: elderly lovers, looking for love, starting over, golden years, love and romance, aging, singleness, haunted by the past, fall in love, passion, divorce, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, spain, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, love and romance, romance, forbidden love, switching roles, couples, family relations, disorder, society, babies and infants, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Reach for Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Old and bitter, Alvin just wants some peace and quiet in his last days. His wish, however, is not granted when a young, vibrant and ironically full of life Kevin becomes Alvin's hospice roommate. Through this "odd couple" ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious
Plot: retirement home, couples, elderly, terminal illness, romance, unfulfillment, retirement home life, aging, love, time, widower, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, event planner, christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, party, ritual, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, dysfunctional family, death, family gatherings, romance, love and romance, single parent, couples, family problems, bittersweet, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Dog Trick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A shy but very romantic young man tries to meet a girl by walking a borrowed dog. The trick works unbelievably well. They fall in love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, romance, wooing, couples, love and romance, student, airport, dog, dog walker, taxi driver, tennis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Republic of Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thrice-divorced radio DJ meets the woman of his dreams but can he convince her of the truth of his feelings? An exploration of love, adapted from the novel by Pulitzer prize winning author Carol Shields.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: true love, breakup, fall in love, looking for love, thirty something, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, tragic love, love affair, love at first sight, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france
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22%
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Tiptoes (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is reluctant to tell his fiancee that his parents, uncle and brother are dwarfs.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, love, fall in love, family relations, siblings relations, family life, couples, family problems, love and romance, youth, dysfunctional family, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: romance, breakup, introspection, couple relations, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Last Tango in Halifax (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Celia and Alan are both widowed and in their seventies. When their respective grandsons put their details on Facebook, they rediscover a passionate relationship that started over sixty years ago.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: elderly lovers, old love, romance, elderly, family relations, love and romance, lovers reunited, parents and children, grandparent and grandchild, marriage, career, middle aged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Used People (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At her husband's funeral, Pearl (Shirley Maclean), Jewish mother of two divorced and antagonistic daughters, meets an old Italian friend (Marcello Mastroianni) of her husband, whose advice years previously had stopped the husband leaving home. ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, love and romance, romance, couples, one more chance, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, sexual content, cemetery, widow ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1940s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Gone with the Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman moves into a young man's home and starts to run his life -- a process that makes him fall hopelessly in love with her.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, introspection, fall in love, love and romance, romance, love, friendship between men, father daughter relationship, man-woman relation, changing lives, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 9K
My Old Lady (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mathias Gold (Kevin Kline) is a down-on-his-luck New Yorker who inherits a Parisian apartment from his estranged father. But when he arrives in France to sell the vast domicile, he's shocked to discover a live-in tenant who is not prepared to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, elderly, aging, disorder, parents and children, society, lie, real estate, writers, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
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I Do...Knot (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sebastian is very lucky with women, going to parties and getting drunk every night. His mother asks him to change his way of life but he refuses to stop partying and meeting new women. One day, after one night of serious partying he wakes up with a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, womanizer, wedding, family relations, parents and children, singleness, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
This Thing with Sarah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A free-spirited surf instructor volunteers herself as a strictly sexual - or so she thinks - rebound for a heartbroken, down and out writer.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couples, down on your luck, writers, love, friendship, love and romance, surfing, beach
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, eccentric family, looking for love, family life, parents and children, relationship vs career, sister sister relationship, family relations, retirement, widower, eccentricity, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, parenthood, single father, family relations, romance, relationships, family gatherings, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%