Movies like The Apprentices

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The Apprentices (1995)
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The Apprentices (1995)
Original name: Les Apprentis
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Black comedy about two best friends, one a budding playwright and the other a motorbike freak, who spend their time annoying their girlfriends and getting into various scrapes. Things turn nasty, however, when the pair are caught burgling the offices of a karate magazine, the consequences of which sends the playwright into a spiraling bout of depression.
Style: humorous, dark humor, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious
Plot: friendship, martial arts, friends, partners, dull life, buddies, nothing goes right, down on your luck, sexual content, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), karate, depression, burglary, love at first sight, male nudity, ski, poverty, photograph, robbery, voyeur, sexual perversion, job seeking, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, real estate agent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about friends, friendship, disorder, buddies, couples, love and romance and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Apprentices: Wild Target (1993), Tomorrow's Another Day (2000), Sour Grapes (1998), Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977), Floundering (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wild Target (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Into the solitary life of middle-aged hitman, Victor Meynard, come two people: Antoine, a youth who becomes Victor's apprentice, and Renée, a bold thief Victor's been hired to kill because she cheated a mobster. When circumstances prevent ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forgery, criminal heroes, danger, dishonesty, crime, gangsters, crimes, sexual content, romance, rivalry, solitary, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
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95%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, human nature, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, friends, couples, unfulfillment, female director, trousers, cellist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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92%
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 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, change of luck, gambling, dishonesty, nothing goes right, partners, jealousy, feud, money, submachine gun, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, tennis, friends, love and romance, buddies, couple relations, nothing goes right, love affair, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, cynical, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, buddies, society, life is a bitch, down on your luck, friendship, mentally unstable, lifestyle, disorder, fictional reality, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, italy, venice, europe ...
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71%
Boys on the Beach (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four guys from a Paris housing project fabricate a documentary about drug dealers working in the City of Lights. When a television network falls hook, line, and sinker for the prank video, the foursome are given a free three-week vacation in the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, cynical, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: beach, resort, love and romance, buddies, society, lifestyle, rich and poor, prank, dishonesty, disorder, stoners, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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65%
An Elephant Can Be Extremely Deceptive (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Etienne falls in love with a sexy woman he meets in his bureau. This woman is then chosen for an advertisement... He will do everything for conquering her, unless telling it his wife.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, sexy
Plot: infidelity, tennis, fall in love, friends, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance, buddies, sexual content, farce ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Wonderful Times (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famille qu'il couvre de ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: friendship, disorder, crimes, unlikely criminals, partners, society, misfit partners, misfit, dishonesty, poverty, unemployment, loss of job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: realistic, biting, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, criminal heroes, unsupportive spouse, suburban life, unfulfillment, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, twentysomething life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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62%
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The Dope (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alphonse Brown, who firmly believes he is the bastard son of James Brown, meets up with his best friend Scotch after Brown gets out of jail. On their way to Paris to begin careers as recording artists, the pair stumbles across a potent type of ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, not serious
Plot: marijuana, chases and races, buddies, chase, drug abuse, friends, drug dealing, nothing goes right, partners, crimes, misfit partners, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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60%
Change of Address (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Paris, the emotional and professional tribulations of a musician and his roommate. Fraîchement installé à Paris, David, un musicien, timide et maladroit, tombe fou amoureux de sa jeune élève, Julia. Il tente tout pour la séduire. Sa ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, job seeking, romance, fall in love, nothing goes right, disorder, lodger, teacher, friends, friendship, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, clever, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, estrangement, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, communication problem, family relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Living Wake (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: “The Living Wake” is a dark comedy set in a timeless storybook universe. Self-proclaimed artist and genius, K. Roth Binew, has one day to live. He has enlisted his best and only friend, Mills Joquin, to take him around on a bicycle powered ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: odd couple, nothing goes right, partners, lifestyle, friends, misfit partners, buddies, social relations, artists and showbiz, last wish, small town life, one last chance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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On the Run (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Portugal, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Albert is an introverted travel agent living a lonely life in New York. When Louie, his best friend from childhood, appears having just escaped from prison, Albert's quiet existence is permanently disrupted. what ensues is one long, crazy night ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: escape, best friends, partners, prison, urban, friendship, city life, friends, disorder, on the run, chases and races, fugitives ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Attack the Gas Station! (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quartet of disaffected Korean youths have robbed a Seoul gas station. After taking the gas station over, their wacky antics ensue; forcing the manager to sing, kidnapping customers that complain about the service, and staging fist-fights between ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, light, absurd ...
Plot: gas station, robbery, hostage, heist, gang, gangsters, crimes, hostages, partners, buddies, resentment, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seoul, tokyo, japan
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55%
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Camping (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Michel Saint-Josse is on his way to Spain where he hopes to spend a stress-free holiday in a luxury hotel with his teenage daughter Vanessa. When his car breaks down near a camping, Michel accepts the offer of help from an extrovert ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, camp, beach, nothing goes right, disorder, family relations, resort, fish out of water, buddies, snobbism, vacation, camping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Hollywood Palms (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set entirely in the Hollywood Palms apartment building and its yard, this movie shows how people there live and interact with each other.
Style: humorous, witty, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: betrayal, buddies, lifestyle, human nature, friendship, showbiz, introspection, murder, hollywood, city life, urban, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, snobbism, mistress, disorder, ambition, goofy hero, nothing goes right, accountant, indoor, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Best Friend's Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Isabelle Huppert plays an attractive Parisienne out looking for some fun during her vacation on the ski slopes of Courchevel in the Alps when she starts up a relationship with a great-looking sportswear salesman, but at the same time she is ...
Style: sexy, dark humor, cynical, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, mountain, nightclub, love triangle, heist, resort, nudity (full frontal - brief), best friends, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: cynical, humorous, dark humor, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, disorder, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, pizza delivery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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50%
Late Last Night (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a fight with his wife, who's leaving him, Dan's day is getting worse by the minute. He calls an old friend for a night of binge drinking and intoxication. They start a cathartic ride through the city's underbelly.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, golf, buddies, legal action, love and romance, crimes, prostitute, partners, lifestyle, nightlife, showbiz, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, offbeat, witty, humorous
Plot: politics, buddies, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, journalism, aging, family relations, couples, campaign, nudity (full frontal - brief), siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, introspection, romance, buddies, couple relations, couples, disorder, lifestyle, nothing goes right, friendship, marriage, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Drawing Flies (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Donner and his roomates are out of money and about to get evicted from their home. So as a diversion from their situation, he invites them to his father's cabin in the Canadian wilderness. They all go along, but soon learn that there's no ...
Style: offbeat, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, sasquatch, friends, silly humor, wilderness, twentysomething life, partners, obsessive quest, diaper, cannabis, welfare, campfire ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
Story: In this holiday prequel, it’s 1997 and Sunnyvale Trailer Park is getting ready for the holiday season. Julian’s got a great idea to make money this Christmas, Ricky gets confused between God and Santa, and Bubbles tries to get the Boys together ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, petty criminal, buddies, life is a bitch, friends, misfit, holiday, white trash, social misfits, disorder, society, christmas
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
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45%
Happiness Is in the Field (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: mistaken identity, missing person, disorder, lookalikes, crumbling marriage, buddies, dishonesty, life is a bitch, hidden identity, unfulfillment, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Jungle (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Luxembourg, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vincent and Mathias are two friends, in their thirties, who live off Vincent’s father. One day, during a meal where the wine and talk both flow a little too freely, Vincent’s father offers the two friends a bet. If they can survive seven days ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, betrayal, survival, couples, love and romance, wager, unemployed, birthday party, loyalty, jungle, best friends, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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43%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, buddies, looking for love, escapades, singleness, survival, life is a bitch, mountain, adventure, hopes, in the woods, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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42%
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Janis and John (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Insurance salesman tries to get money from his hippie cousin by fulfilling his dream: Arraigning for John Lennon and Janis Joplin's "second coming".
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: unemployment, politics, life is a bitch, love and romance, dishonesty, opposites attract, couples, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, obsession, heist, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: canada
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42%
Never Been Thawed (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hilarious mockumentary about the delicious hobby of frozen food collecting and Christian rock band, The Christers. The film follows the Mesa Frozen Entree Enthusiast's Club as they plan their first Frozen Entree Enthusiasts Convention.
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, lifestyle, friendship, disorder, desire for fame, ego clash, partners, nothing goes right, rivalry, misfit, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%