Movies like My Best Pals

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My Best Pals (1989)
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My Best Pals (1989)
Original name: Mes meilleurs copains
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: They are the best friends of the world. Five friends who shared everything: may 68, hippies years, the rock and their love for Bernadette. This Bernadette has left them to become a rock-star, and is back 15 years later for a weekend. Jean-Marie Poire describes with this movie the portrait of a generation with lots of humor served by excelent actors.
Style: humorous, realistic, contemplative, talky, semi serious
Plot: friendship, reunion, friends, music band, lifestyle, buddies, introspection, once promising, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay, musician, male female relationship, rock band, homosexual, guitarist, rock and roll, memory, hashish, flash forward, country house, band, bisexuality, group of friends, cuckold, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france

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Most similar movies to My Best Pals

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and talky films with plots about friends, friendship, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, reunion and buddies mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like My Best Pals: Good Old Daze (1994), Soul Men (2008), Either Way (2011), Tomorrow's Another Day (2000), Play It Loud! (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Good Old Daze (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that time, who died one month before due to an overdose. They ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, non-linear, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, high school, hospital, memory, friends, overdose, twentysomething life, youth, best friends, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: paris france, europe, france
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95%
 6.4
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Soul Men (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two former backup soul singers, Louis and Floyd, have not spoken to each other in 20 years, and reluctantly agree to travel across the country together to a reunion concert to honor their recently-deceased lead singer. Cleo, a beautiful young woman ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: reunion, african american, artists and showbiz, showbiz, on the road, musician's life, buddies, music band, lifestyle, r&b, soul music, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
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91%
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Either Way (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Icelandic drama about two remote road-workers.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, workplace, friends, workplace situations, buddies, adventure, couples, bittersweet, painting
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, friends, couples, female director, car accident, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Play It Loud! (2003)
Genre: Music, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: lifestyle, music band, musician's life, artists and showbiz, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, financial problem, unfaithful boyfriend, friends, music, cocaine, pet shop, obscene finger gesture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: munich germany, germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Wedding Weekend (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of guys who sang together in a college a cappella group reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding and discover how their lives have progressed -- and in some cases regressed -- since their college heyday.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching ...
Plot: friendship, wedding, music band, college, romance, music, lifestyle, reunited friends, group of friends, weekend, reunion, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
That Thing You Do! (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: showbiz, recording studio, music, music band, drummer, ambition, rising to stardom, friendship, celebrity culture, fame, musician's life, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, illinois, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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SoulBoy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1974. Amidst power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the football terraces, Joe McCain is bored of a life that's going nowhere. Enter hair-dresser Jane: blonde, beautiful, and moving to the beat of a whole new world of sound, movement and ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: nightlife, society, coming of age, youth, friendship, lifestyle, unfulfillment, music, buddies, soul music, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, parents and children, family life, couple relations, friends, couples, friendship, little girl, profanity, bittersweet, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: semi serious, humorous, cynical, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, dark humor, life turned upside down, disorder, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Bus Palladium (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lucas, Manu, Philippe, Jacob et Mario s'aiment depuis l'enfance. Ils ont du talent et de l'espoir. Ils rêvent de musique et de gloire. Leur groupe de rock, Lust, connaît un succès grandissant, mais les aspirations de chacun rendent ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: romance, music band, music, youth, artists and showbiz, friendship, rock band, teenage love, blues, jealousy, nightclub, music industry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: contemplative, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, family relations, friends, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Little White Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Despite a traumatic event, a group of friends decide to go ahead with their annual beach vacation. Their relationships, convictions, sense of guilt and friendship are sorely tested. They are finally forced to own up to the little white lies ...
Style: semi serious, talky, emotional, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: vacation, country house, beach house, friendship, group of friends, human nature, couple relations, friends, supportive friend, thirtysomething life, breaking point, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Is love compatible with coupledom? And what of freedom and fidelity? These are some of the questions facing two married men.
Style: witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, love, friendship, marriage, pregnancy, infidelity, battle of the sexes, introspection, love affair, lifestyle, buddies, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: art history, female friendship, screwball, wooing, couple relations, friendship, love affair, twentysomething life, looking for love, friends, couples, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On his spring break at the seaside, with his wife and his four year old son, Bogdan Ciocazanu runs into his best friends from high-school at the precise date and time that reminds all of them of their most glorious drinking trips and sexual ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, reunion, family relations, couple relations, sex, midlife crisis, introspection, unfulfillment, buddies, lifestyle, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie I (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Following the success of the popular Japanese romantic comedy drama, NODAME CANTABILE: THE MOVIE hits the big screen! Hiroshi Tamaki and Juri Ueno reprise in their roles and continue their love for music and their pursuit for their ambitions. Chiaki ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, manga
Plot: classical music, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, youth, couple relations, romance, friendship, orchestra, performer's life, music ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months' sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he's called into the army but discharged on mental health ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, gloomy, semi serious
Plot: rock band, outsider, on the road, musician's life, friends, dark humor, down on your luck, social misfits, artists and showbiz, music band, unfulfillment, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, bittersweet, couples, best friends, society, strong female presence, realism, weekend, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Five Aces (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chris Martin has a problem: his impending marriage. Like any other man about to enter into the holy vows of matrimony, Chris has begun to second guess himself. Is married life what he really wants? While his bride-to-be takes care of the wedding ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, sexual, contemplative, sexy ...
Plot: reunion, buddies, love and romance, couples, family relations, thirtysomething life, friends, friendship, introspection, moral dilemma, chase, wedding ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young girls meet, Reinette from the countryside and Mirabelle from Paris, and decide to take a flat together in Paris where they attend University. Four successive stories about their daily lives illustrate the very different views, characters ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, twentysomething life, friendship, friends, strong female presence, best friends, introspection, human nature, village, urban, village life, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Eating (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At a spacious house in Los Angeles, Helene is turning 40-years old and her friends whom include French filmmaker Martine, house guest Sophie, and Lydia throw her a party. But also there is Kate a friend turning 30, and Sadie a Hollywood film agent ...
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artists and showbiz, lifestyle, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, reunion, feminism, friendship, nightlife, strong female presence, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
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Look at Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of human beings who know exactly what they'd do if they were somebody else, but can't handle being themselves very well, who are very simply struggling to find out who they are.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, stylized, lyrical ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, family relations, physical appearance, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, couples, writer's life, arrogance, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Lather Effect (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: reunion, friends, friendship, looking for love, couple relations, introspection, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: reunion, on the road, music, rock music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 2K
Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, singleness, human nature, couple relations, reunion, love and romance, buddies, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, friends ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 718
Do Not Disturb (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this lively French remake of Humpday, best buds reunite and revive their friendship on a questionable dare. Can two straight guys really make a gay sex film, together?
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, light ...
Plot: manhood, friendship, couples, sexual relations, buddies, experimenting, suburbs, friends, filmmaking, gay, gay interest, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 777
Frenchmen 2 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Alex, Antoine, Jeff and Manu. Four friends, four years later. Their relationships, friendship, shared secrets, feelings of guilt and their desire to change and improve.
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, romance, couples, friends, best friends, buddies, couple relations, adultery, male female relationship, older man younger woman relationship, divorced woman, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, paris france, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gramps Is in the Resistance (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Music, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It is 1943 in Paris. Like so many others, the Bourbelle family's home has been taken over by the Germans and they now live in their cellar. Little do they know that the son, Guy-Hubert Bourdelle, is far from being the cowardly hairdresser he ...
Style: parody, cult film
Plot: satire, singer, world war two, dual identity, french resistance, german officer, reunion, diva, musician, debate, widow, revenge ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: What happens when you graduate from college, only to find that jobs are practically nonexistent and your best friends aren't what they seem? Four old friends reunite after college graduation. The conversation quickly turns sour, and a series of ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, college, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, reunion, estrangement, society, diner, bittersweet, haunted by the past, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%