Movies like Doors of Glory

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Doors of Glory (2001)
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Doors of Glory (2001)
Original name: Les Portes de la gloire
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, clever, offbeat, talky
Plot: rise to the top, fish out of water, workplace, on the road, family relations, misfit, boss and employee, leadership, small town, disorder, salesman, adoption, a.i., small town life, profanity, suicide, russian roulette, swimming pool, car accident, door to door salesman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and captivating films with plots about family relations, disorder, parents and children, workplace, society, couples and nothing goes right mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Doors of Glory: Carmina or Blow Up (2012), The Italian (2010), Here and There (2009), Let's Talk About the Rain (2008), Les Jours venus (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
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Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, insurance, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship with Hélène,his girlfriend, who is beginning to ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, parents and children, couple relations, culture clash, family relations, power relations, religions or cults, meet the parents, dealer, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Here and There (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Here and There (Serbian: Tamo i ovde) is a Serbian film which was premiered at the Belgrade Film Festival FEST 2009. Here and There follows two interconnected stories on two different continents. Robert (Thornton), a depressed New Yorker, tries to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, serbia, europe, belgrade
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Let's Talk About the Rain (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Plot: family relations, small town, haunted by the past, infidelity, siblings relations, filmmaking, sister sister relationship, love, politics, feminism, extramarital affair, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, provence
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Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most ...
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Plot: midlife crisis, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, unfulfillment, aging, postmodernism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Radiostars (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ben, who dreamed of himself as a comic in New York, is back in Paris, his professional and emotional life in complete disarray. He encounters Alex, the star host of the Breakfast Club, a popular morning radio show. With Cyril, a forty-something ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: on the road, friends, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, redemption, human nature, destiny, small town life, rise to the top, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hairdresser (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a salon refuses to hire her because of her plump figure, irrepressible hair stylist Kathi plots revenge by opening her own beauty parlor next door. But when she faces a cash-flow problem, Kathi resorts to some creative means of raising capital.
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Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Scapegoat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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On Air (2012)
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Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Daddy Cool: Join the Fun (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: So, what can happen at a funeral? Even, if it's the funeral of Daddy Cool Douglas Lazarus? It's in Goa, tears, sad speeches, melancholia... right? Wrong! When... The coffin makers deliver the wrong body, all hell breaks loose in this witty ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, realistic
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Passenger Side (2009)
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The Film to Come (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 83 min.
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