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Happy as One (2006)
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Happy as One (2006)
Original name: Komm Näher
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Drama "in the improvisational style of Andreas Dresen or Mike Leigh" about three drifted apart sisters (Meret Becker, Stephanie Stappenbeck and Heidrun Bartholomäus) finding back together after the death of their mother.
Plot: loneliness, police, jealousy, teenage girl, taxi driver, mother daughter relationship, fast food, loss of job, husband wife relationship, improv, fired from the job, sister sister relationship, unhappy marriage, pot smoking, cigarette smoking, beer drinking, female director
Place: berlin germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and touching films with plots about husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, love and romance, love, jealousy and loneliness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Happy as One: Lucy (2006), Sources of Life (2013), My Brother the Vampire (2001), Zweimal zweites Leben (2016), Taxi (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lucy (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: teenage mother, mother, baby, nightclub, jealousy, teenage girl, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional family, single mother, barbershop, white trash ...
Place: berlin germany
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95%
Sources of Life (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: This is a family story that covers thirty years in the life of the Freytag family (narrated by the grandson, Robert). When his grandfather returns from Russia in 1949, he becomes part of the German "economic miracle" by producing garden ...
Style: captivating, romantic
Plot: lesbian relationship, post war germany, infidelity, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, generation, post war, relationships, family relations, family problems, relationship problems, marital problem ...
Time: post world war two, 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s
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78%
My Brother the Vampire (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Josh is about to turn 30; he's mentally retarded, and likes to play at being a vampire. His sister Nicole is 15, and dealing with her impending womanhood; middle brother Mike is the "normal" one, but in some ways the most childish - ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Plot: mentally challenged, love and romance, teenage life, dysfunctional family, obsession, youth, lifestyle, misfit, siblings relations, sexual relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Zweimal zweites Leben (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband has to cope with his wife being comatose after an accident.
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, unusual plot structure, captivating
Plot: coping, fall in love, husband wife relationship, accident, love triangle, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, woman in a wheelchair, musician, journalist, cooking, coma ...
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Taxi (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hamburg, mid 80s, Alex is a cabby. The sound is hard, pubs are dark and loud, people constantly argue about anything and everything, people smoke all the time, and not just cigarettes. Alex wants love and freedom and sleeps with Dietrich. It's ...
Plot: taxi driver, strong female lead, strong female character, taxi, nightlife
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Stop Calling Me Baby! (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man hires a P.I. to find a sexy woman he fell in love with. The woman lives with her underage teen sister who dreams about having sex for the first time, but wants a real man. That's when the P.I. shows up and stirs up the household.
Plot: coming of age, travel, sex, chimpanzee, truck driver, model, first sexual experience, loss of virginity, girls' school, female nudity, teenage girl, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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45%
The Old Settler (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: The Old Settler is the story of two middle-aged sisters, Elizabeth and Quilly, who share an apartment in Harlem in 1943. The sisters quarrel amiably, but they share a wounded history that becomes revealed as the tale unfolds. An earnest but ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: female protagonist, sister sister relationship, unhappy marriage, female friendship, identity crisis, lost love, racial prejudice, seductress, jazz, urban setting, interracial relations, old love ...
Time: 1940s
Place: harlem, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
41%
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Bad Therapy (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Married couple Bob and Susan Howard decide to see a marriage counselor named Judy Small, who appears trustworthy but harbors dark and conflicted impulses.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating
Plot: couples therapy, sexual harassment, therapist, marriage counselor, marital problem, fired from the job, husband wife relationship, doctor patient relationship, psychiatrist patient relationship, stepfather, death of father, real estate agent ...
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pioneers in Ingolstadt (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: German filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder directs the made-for-TV melodrama Pioneers in Ingolstadt, based on the play by Marieluise Fleisser. The film opens as a parade of soldiers are marching through a town square singing patriotic songs. Alma ...
Style: rough
Plot: revenge, friend, dancing, lie, father son relationship, money, wedding, fired from the job, soldier, drunkenness, military, singer ...
Place: southern germany
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37%
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Monster (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: CLOUD WHISPERS (WT) tells the tragicomic story of 60-year old Charlotte, who leaves her old life behind at a motorway pull-in in order to embark on a road trip with her granddaughter Jo and a dead cat. Her husband Paul and her daughter Alex are left ...
Plot: confession, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, father daughter relationship, alzheimer's disease, mother daughter relationship, 10 year old, 11 year old, singing in a car
Place: northern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Moscow, I Love You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: 18 directors, 18 novels, 18 short stories about Moscow...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, anthology, contemplative
Plot: job interview, male female relationship, surrealism, police, musician, loneliness, city life, multiple storylines, cell phone, proposal, biker, faked pregnancy ...
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Summer (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The path of true love never runs smooth, especially not for teenagers, as Tim discovers.
Style: humorous, captivating, serious, touching
Plot: teenage crush, jealousy, teenage love, first love, teen romance, teenage boy, love, high school, underage drinking, father son relationship, youth, surfing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 193
Wuff (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about the love confusion of four girlfriends, whose lives are properly turned upside down by their four-legged friends. After being abandoned by her boyfriend, Ella adopts a half-breed called Bozer, who jumbled up her everyday life, ...
Plot: dog lover, football player, breakup, infertility, dog training, ex athlete, animal shelter, husband wife relationship, dog, cemetery, female journalist, forest ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Tiger Milk (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Best friends Nini and Jameelah are both 14 years old and live in the same housing complex in Berlin. Jameelah's family is from Iraq and might be deported if their application for citizenship isn't approved, but right now, the girls try not ...
Style: realistic, light, not serious, psychological
Plot: best friend, teenage girl, party, underage sex, underage drinking, mother daughter relationship, teenage boy, teenage sexuality, teenager, discussion, social differences, dysfunctional family ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Everything is Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Follows the lives of different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic few days before Christmas in Frankfurt, Germany.
Style: entertaining, captivating, romantic, light
Plot: christmas, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, marital problem, family problems, relationship problems, romantic relationship, male female relationship, love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair ...
Place: frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Random Love Story (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 52 min.
Story: This 50-minutes long TV production, Wiszniewski's only feature film, is the story of a young worker, who is given a flat by his union commission on condition that he gets married.
Plot: factory, worker, sister in law, unhappy marriage, husband wife relationship, marriage, forced marriage, apartment
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, lifestyle, love affair, family, society, parents and children, nudity (full frontal - brief), adoption, older woman younger man sex, family relations, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Holiday (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a family reunion in 2000, guests decide to read out laud their "where i see myself in 10 years" wish lists which they wrote down during their 1990 family reunion.
Plot: male female relationship, family reunited, family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, death, friend, friendship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Little Bi Peep (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Down and out, directionless, and without a driver's license, Emma is going nowhere fast and she knows it. The men and women this bisexual enigma has been sleeping with think she's a waitress, an artist or a kindergarten teacher... while in ...
Style: humorous, sincere, romantic, captivating
Plot: sex shop, mother daughter relationship, transvestite, compulsive liar, dysfunctional family, bisexual, loneliness, fall in love, bisexuality, lgbt, transsexual, clubbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Labor Pains (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sarah (Kyra Sedgwick) is a New York City columnist who falls in love with -- and quickly gets pregnant by -- Ryan (Rob Morrow), a free-spirited artist who promptly vanishes for eight months. Ryan, of course, has no idea he's going to be a ...
Style: melancholic, sincere, touching, captivating, exciting
Plot: husband wife relationship, fear of commitment, true love, nurse, marriage proposal, wedding, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, interracial friendship, first date ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 20
Checking In (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In any Hotel, there are stories. Each guest there has one, a past, a conflict, as well as hope. Set in a hotel over the course of 24 hours, 'Checking In', tells five stories, each allowing us an insight into some of these guests. What ...
Plot: homosexual, gay, jealousy, friendship, love, husband wife relationship, life, homosexuality, friendship between men, friends who live together, conflict between friends, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dr. T & the Women (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. Dr. T. worships women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each ...
Style: humorous, satirical, twists and turns, stylized, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: gynecologist, family relations, cheerleader, parents and children, couple relations, eccentric family, workplace situations, infidelity, husband wife relationship, golf, wedding, hospital ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, houston texas, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Die Hunde sind schuld (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy directed by Andreas Prochaska. Barbara Valentin's last movie.
Plot: police, husband wife relationship, flirting, dog, neighbor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, suspicion, city, homelessness, newlywed, homeless woman, fan ...
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Friedliche Zeiten (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer 1968. It has been seven years since the Striesow family fled the GDR to a quiet suburb in West Germany. But Irene, the mother, does not support her situation as a housewife. Especially since Dieter, her husband, is absent more and more. Their ...
Plot: infidelity, hysteria, sibling relationship, underdog, cowardice, sister sister relationship, adultery, family dinner, family life, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: west germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Woman with a Broken Nose (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Serbia, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The act of a woman with a broken nose, who suddenly jumps out of a taxi and throws herself off the bridge in Belgrade, connects the lives of three witnesses. The suicide attempt becomes the existential catalyst to the misanthropist taxi-driver ...
Plot: taxi driver, refugee, domestic violence, rain, prostitute, car accident, priest, baby, pharmacy, taxi, orphan, hospital ...
Place: belgrade, serbia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore (Gena Rowlands) wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz (Seymour Cassel) comes to her defense from ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: hippie, fall in love, romance, loneliness, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, love, truck ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide, but can't go through with it, so he hires a contract killer in a seedy bar to murder him at some unspecified time in the future. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, gloomy, humorous
Plot: hitman, bittersweet, dark humor, dull life, change of luck, love and romance, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, crimes, down on your luck, fall in love, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 364
Lonely Hearts (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, family relations, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, hopes, unlikely couple, love affair, adult virgin, computers and web, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%