Movies like We Think the World of You

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We Think the World of You (1988)
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We Think the World of You (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home. Added to this, is the fact that he may have to give up Evie to Frank.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, emotional, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: prison, family relations, working class, dog, best friends, obsession, romance, battles, love triangle, parents and children, love and romance, society, couples, gender, custody, gays and lesbians, lgbt, bisexuality, parolee, gay, homosexual, bisexual, german shepherd, gay lead character, middle class ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, family relations, society, parents and children, romance and working class mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like We Think the World of You: Queen of Hearts (1989), Room to Rent (2000), Soft Hearts (1998), Foreign Body (1986), Relative Values (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, society, love and romance, youth, coming of age, profanity, graphic violence, family relations, couples, family problems, immigrants, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
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95%
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, down on your luck, society, writer's life, reincarnation, nightclub, culture clash, romance, love and romance, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, egypt
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83%
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Soft Hearts (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Annie sets her sights on her co-worker Ron she gets a few drinks in him at an office party and then has her way with him in car. A few weeks later she's expecting and is ready to set up housekeeping. Only problem? Ron's boyfriend Nick ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: working class, office, infidelity, looking for love, sexual relations, pregnancy, love triangle, unfulfilled love, love and romance, romance, gender, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Foreign Body (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Banerjee stars as Ram Das, a jobless Indian man who, tired of life in Calcutta, steals money from his father in order to afford a passage to Britain and while there, falls in love with a white woman.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: fake doctor, romance, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, society, head of state, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, asia, india, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Relative Values (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, family relations, social differences, couple relations, romance, fall in love, parents and children, intrigue, power relations, couples, servant, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Boyfriends (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Paul, Matt, and Will (in their 30s) have been friends for years. They converge at the seaside for the weekend, each with a boyfriend in tow. Paul is with Ben, his companion of five years: their relationship is on the rocks after months of ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: singleness, looking for love, infidelity, human nature, unfulfillment, reunion, breakup, introspection, obsession, love and romance, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Sex Lives of the Potato Men (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two lowlifes with active fantasy sex lives deliver potatoes to various restaurants and grocers.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: looking for sex, working class, couples, partners, love and romance, workplace situations, sexual relations, phone sex, husband wife relationship, mate swapping, love triangle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Nina's Heavenly Delights (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, opposites attract, love triangle, love affair, homecoming, friendship, family business, forbidden love, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, london, england, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: offbeat, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: relocation, house, social differences, family relations, couples, society, love and romance, moving, property
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Clandestine Marriage (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A period film, set around an English country house whose owners want to arrange a marriage of convenience between their elder daughter and an aristocratic heir of a hard-up noble family.
Style: stylized, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: society, family relations, power relations, couples, estate, wedding, love and romance, master and servant, romance, parents and children, pregnancy, comedy of errors ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Secret Society (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Daisy is the love of Ken's life - she is also large... and very pretty... and on the dole. But Ken is a dreamer, all his dreams to make a fast buck ending up where they started - as dreams. With the rent unpaid, the bailiffs at the door and ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: feminism, ambition, social differences, unemployment, impossible love, infidelity, family life, society, romance, human nature, interracial relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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High Hopes (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering ...
Style: touching, humorous, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: working class, family relations, couples, yuppie, liberal, realism, politics, suburban life, friendship, suburbs, social differences, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Laura Cadieux II (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: -Laura Cadieux reçoit en cadeau d'anniversaire des billets pour une croisière sur le fleuve St-Laurent (au Québec), et décide d'inviter toutes ses amies à l'accompagner. Mais voilà que madame Therrien, toujours aussi distraite, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: working class, farce, sexual content, screwball, family relations, couples, love affair, looking for sex, singleness, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: suburbs, friends, gay, family relations, working class, youth, best friends, follow your dream, lifestyle, teenage life, suburban life, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Leading Ladies (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A zany comedy about two sisters, their gay best friend, and their overzealous stage mom.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, gender, couples, contests and competitions, dancer's life, ambition, fall in love, sister sister relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, couple relations, lifestyle, ambition, best friends, family relations, mother daughter relationship, friends, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Times Have Been Better (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After moving in with his beau, 30ish banker Jérémy (Arnaud Binard) decides to let the cat out of the bag, telling his unsuspecting parents, Guy (Bernard Le Coq) and Rosine (Charlotte de Turckheim), that he's gay. Though they've always ...
Style: emotional, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, coming out, society, farce, family in crisis, parents and children, studying, family problems, gender, gays and lesbians, gay son, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, couples, fall in love, romance, breakup, wooing, true love, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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On the Buses (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Stan gets a little annoyed when his Mum and Sister keep buying expensive items on hire purchase, but the money he earns for overtime working as a bus driver means that he can afford it... just! His job is secure, as bus drivers are hard to come by, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: bus, working class, silly humor, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, couple relations, workplace intrigue, gender, rivalry, workplace, couples, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Suzie Gold (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie Gold is a twentysomething torn between the nice Jewish boy her family is keen on and the non-Jewish boy she loves.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, love triangle, family gatherings, society, interracial relations, unrequited love, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, looking for love, love affair ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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He Is My Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dix ans après L'Homme est une femme comme les autres, Simon Eskenazy est devenu un grand interprète de musique traditionnelle juive. Il voit successivement débarquer sa mère envahissante, son ex-femme, son fils de 10 ans qu'il n'a ...
Style: clever, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, couples, gender, musician's life, society, lifestyle, couple relations, transvestism, interracial relations, gays and lesbians, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she's its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones.
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, wooing, dysfunctional family, family problems, love and romance, pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, dark humor, humorous, clever ...
Plot: nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, losing-it hero, social relations, family problems, working class, disorder, contests and competitions, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Seagull's Laughter (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or slighted her. She moves in with an aunt and socialist ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, atmospheric
Plot: social differences, love affair, family relations, couples, romance, misfit, society, parents and children, homecoming, fish out of water, culture clash, domineering mother ...
Time: 50s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Oh, What a Night (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the summer of 1955, seventeen-year-old Eric Hansen embarks on a journey in his new town, a journey which will change his life forever.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, small town, best friends, love and romance, eccentric family, teenage love, society, family problems, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, teaching the ways of the world, first sexual experience ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
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The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, high school reunion, class reunion, party, couples, family relations, youth, teenage life, romance, love and romance, marriage, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stiff Upper Lips (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stiff Upper Lips is a broad parody of British period films, especially the lavish Merchant-Ivory productions of the 'eighties and early 'nineties. Although it specifically targets A Room with a View, Chariots of Fire, Maurice, A Passage to ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: parody, young woman, culture clash, couples, family relations, power relations, society, young lovers, fall in love, looking for love, eccentric family, working class ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian england, 1900s, edwardian era
Place: italy, england, india, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sparkle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liverpool chancer Sam moves to London with his aspiring chanteuse mum and begins an affair with a PR boss. But problems arise when he falls for her estranged daughter, too.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, workplace, boss and employee, fall in love, love affair, family relations, restaurant, relationship vs career, moral dilemma, mystery, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on a true story, MRS RATCLIFFE'S REVOLUTION, is the tale of a family from Bingley in Yorkshire, who defect to East Germany. Here they find a nightmare of rationing, censorship and the most spied upon people in history rather than the ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, dysfunctional marriage, communism, family relations, family problems, couple relations, parents and children, strong female lead, strong female character, society, female director, hare krishna
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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