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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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and talky films with plots about friends, friendship, lifestyle, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz and reunion mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like My Best Pals: Good Old Daze (1994), Soul Men (2008), Either Way (2011), Play It Loud! (2003), The Wedding Weekend (2006). 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: non-linear, humorous, witty, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, hospital, memory, twentysomething life, teenage life, youth, best friends, dealing with death, life is a bitch, overdose, friends ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 10K
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, showbiz, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, buddies, music band, on the road, music, friends, r&b ...
Time: contemporary, year 2008
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.6
 574
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: workplace, friendship, workplace situations, friends, buddies, couples, adventure, bittersweet, painting
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.6
 928
Play It Loud! (2003)
Genre: Music, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: music band, lifestyle, musician's life, artists and showbiz, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, financial problem, unfaithful boyfriend, music, friends, canary, heavy rain, german history ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: munich germany, germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, realistic ...
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%
 5.8
 983
SoulBoy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 80 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, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: nightlife, society, youth, coming of age, friendship, buddies, music, lifestyle, unfulfillment, soul music, love and romance, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: music, drummer, showbiz, recording studio, friendship, rising to stardom, ambition, musician's life, rise and fall, fame, celebrity culture, music band ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, ohio, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.2
 465
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 967
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, little girl, friendship, profanity, bittersweet, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, contemplative, talky, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, couple relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, screwball, friends, couples, wooing, love affair, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 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: realistic, semi serious, contemplative, sincere, touching ...
Plot: school, friendship, high school, coming of age, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, family relations, couples, friends, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Summer Holiday (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 98 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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, reunion, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, lifestyle, introspection, midlife crisis, couples, friends, buddies, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
...And They Lived 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, infidelity, pregnancy, battle of the sexes, love affair, introspection, lifestyle, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: musician's life, down on your luck, friends, music band, misfit, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, lifestyle, social misfits, losing-it hero, father son relationship, hairdresser ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, turkey, finland, helsinki finland, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 320
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, atmospheric, light, sexy ...
Plot: romance, music, youth, music band, artists and showbiz, friendship, rock band, teenage love, blues, music industry, nightclub, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, humorous, emotional, talky, realistic ...
Plot: vacation, country house, group of friends, friendship, beach house, human nature, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, breaking point, ex couple relations, marital problem, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Plot: classical music, musician's life, ambition, lifestyle, youth, couple relations, romance, rivalry, friendship, orchestra, music, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 5K
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, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, bittersweet, weekend, best friends, society, strong female presence, coincidence, graduation, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.0
 559
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: sentimental, humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, friends, family relations, thirtysomething life, couples, bittersweet, wedding, moral dilemma, friendship, introspection, love and romance, buddies ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: culture clash, twentysomething life, friendship, best friends, lifestyle, romance, introspection, human nature, village, urban, village life, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 249
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, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artists and showbiz, gender, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, reunion, feminism, friendship, nightlife, strong female presence, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: reunion, friends, friendship, couples, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, introspection, lifestyle, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 5K
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, dysfunctional family, parents and children, music, family problems, couples, writer's life, arrogance, father daughter relationship, physical appearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, rock music, existentialism, punk ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, british columbia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 1K
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, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, reunion, singleness, looking for love, human nature, couple relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, buddies, gender, wedding ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Intimate Lighting (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Taking his young city girlfriend along for the trip, a man visits old musical friends in a country village for a string quartet rehearsal.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: villa, funeral, musician, small town, classmate, new wave, friendship, bittersweet, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Alumni Chapter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 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, bittersweet, diner, haunted by the past, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, haunted by the past, small town, siblings relations, infidelity, filmmaking, love, sister sister relationship, politics, feminism, extramarital affair, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.5
 146
Zig Zag Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of three Parisians - a color-blind painter, a radio show host and a perverted photographer - intertwine and go hilariously out of control.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, crimes, love and romance, photograph, artist
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 4K
Podium (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bernand Fréderic is a mediocre bank executive. He's married and have a son. He used to have antother profession: to be French star Claude Francois. Now, with the Imitators Gala Night coming up, he must choose between his wife or the only thing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, performer's life, rivalry, lifestyle, celebrity culture, dull life, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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