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The Almost Man (2012)
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The Almost Man (2012)
Original name: Mer eller mindre mann
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A big new home, a lovely wife and a new job seem to steer Henrik firmly towards the middle age and a bourgeois lifestyle. There is, however, a substantial amount of boyish prankster still in him - sometimes a little bit too much. Director Martin Lund's understated, offbeat humour often evokes Bent Hamer's delightful studies of lone males (O'Horten, Kitchen Stories)
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: thirty something, couples, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, thirtysomething life, self discovery, existential crisis, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), dressing room, locker room
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, female nudity, thirtysomething life and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Almost Man: The Easy Way Out (2014), Gaby Baby Doll (2014), The Mystery of Happiness (2014), Bastards of Young (2013), The Youngest Son (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: self discovery, gay interest, life turned upside down, couple relations, couples, infidelity, disorder, lgbt, gender, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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95%
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Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, couple relations, fall in love, lone wolves, isolation, countryside, love and romance, confined, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Mystery of Happiness (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Life-long business partners Santiago and Eugenio understand each other without words, care for each other, and need each other. When Eugenio vanishes without a clue, Santiago and Laura, Eugenio’s wife, join forces to solve the mystery of his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couples, track down, couple relations, romance, friendship between men
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, couples, introspection, thirtysomething life, friends, best friends, crumbling marriage, adultery, divorce, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Man Who Couldn't Say No (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rasmus is a commissioning editor prepared to go to lengths to keep people happy - which is just what he has to do, because Rasmus has a problem. He can't say no. To his ex-girlfriend who wants a baby or his new girlfriend, who wants things ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, babies and infants, thirtysomething life, couples, publishing house, veterinarian, washed up star, poetry, lizard, veterinary clinic, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Youngest Son (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An amoral man manhandles his wife and falls into the claws of a wheeler dealer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light
Plot: couple relations, family life, wedding, single parent, family relations, estrangement, family in crisis, marriage, corruption, company, cheating
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 534
Staying Alive (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marianne (34) discovers that her boyfriend Håkon is having an affair. Supported by her best friend's revenge tips and wisdom, Marianne stumbles into her new life where she discovers that coziness is overrated and having fun is what matters.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, hopes, couples, breakup, strong female presence, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, extramarital affair, revenge, bittersweet, self discovery, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, friends, couples, love and romance, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, singleness, hopes, unfulfillment, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, dull life, disorder, thirtysomething life, couples, coming of age, lifestyle, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, family relations, unlikely couple, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Daddy Longlegs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After months of living a solitary existence, Lenny, 34, picks up his kids from school. Every year he spends a couple of weeks with his sons Sage, 9, and Frey, 7. Lenny hosts his kids within a midtown studio apartment in New York City. During these ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, mumblecore ...
Plot: youth, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, bittersweet, dark humor, thirtysomething life, family relations, family problems, custody, adolescence vs adulthood, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love affair, crumbling marriage, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, couples, thirtysomething life, breakup, family problems, death in the family, lovers reunited, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, elderly, parents and children, couple relations, friends, golden years, bittersweet, heart attack, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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18 Meals (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Food, glorious food! Some of the most sumptuous and involving films revolve around that most common of acts: eating. 18 MEALS is an omnibus film of criss-crossing stories divided into three segments; breakfast, lunch and dinner. Jorge Coira's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: cooking and food, food, couples, couple relations, love and romance, bittersweet, uninvited guest, family, cookery, unfulfillment, homosexual, dinner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dodging the Clock (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The passage of time is probably the only concrete proof we have that justice exists in this cruel world. Some people would like to stop time in its tracks, while others choose to follow its path. In this story, three men in their early thirties have ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: stripper, pregnancy, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, fatherhood, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, love, party, friendship, sexy nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
 4K
Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, couples, on the road, couple relations, breakup, girl, strong female presence, wedding, cross country, writers, airplane, misanthrope ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: family relations, couples, unfulfillment, society, parents and children, couple relations, politics, satire, campaign, midlife crisis, americana, u.s. president ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 1K
Heartlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gentle Colin 'Col' Lawes happily lead a quiet life, running a news agency with his soiled-rotten wife Sandra and playing competition darts in the Atletic Arms team. Colin catches her committing adultery with team captain Geoff, a cop, who ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Plot: love, infidelity, self discovery, obsessive quest, love and romance, couples, on the road, cheating on husband, countryside, relationships, romantic rivalry, romantic triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 670
I Do...Knot (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sebastian is very lucky with women, going to parties and getting drunk every night. His mother asks him to change his way of life but he refuses to stop partying and meeting new women. One day, after one night of serious partying he wakes up with a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: romance, couples, couple relations, womanizer, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, wedding, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness, lifestyle
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, family relations, couple relations, sex, couples, friends, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, midlife crisis, introspection, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 454
Frenchmen 3 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Plot: friends, love, couples, couple relations, romance, friendship, best friends, buddies, midlife crisis, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, captivating, touching ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, dark humor, life is a bitch, odd couple, introspection, buddies, couple relations, power relations, partners, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, alone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
June in January (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A newly engaged bride dreamed of her wedding day with her late mother for her entire life, and is looking forward to planning every perfect detail to honor her mom's memory. But her special day is nearly ruined by her intimidating future ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: wedding, family relations, couples, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, love and romance, arranged marriage, nothing goes right, family gatherings, unlikely couple, job offer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, social differences, looking for love, love and romance, society, romance, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2K
The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, buddies, rivalry, silly humor, nothing goes right, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, family problems, manipulation, disorder, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 654
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, moral dilemma, best friends, buddies, couples, bittersweet, dark humor, death of mother, couple relations, disorder, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When Life Was Good (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brooklyn flies home to surprise her boyfriend on his birthday, but immediately changes her mind upon arrival and decides to hide out for the summer with her friend Faith. Faith lives with Casey and with relationship problems of their own, the couple ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: relationships, couples, love and romance, youth, male female relationship, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship problems, young adult, career, unhappiness, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vancouver, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Seeking Temporary Wife (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Frederik is a happy man; he has a girlfriend he loves, a business running smoothely and he is going to be a father. But his happiness proves false. At a party, his girlfriend declares that she will leave him for her true love. Frederik is ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, couples, love, parents and children, divorce, frustration, betrayal, love and romance, nothing goes right, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, performer's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, twentysomething life, couple relations, down on your luck, male female relationship, plagiarism, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
For Better or Worse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the the ups-and-downs of Angela Williams, the owner of a successful beauty salon, and her husband of 13 years, Marcus, a former professional football player who has recently partnered with Richard Ellington and Joseph Jetson on a new sports ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: lifestyle, battle of the sexes, love and romance, marriage, couple relations, verbal byplay, friends, couples, black cast, thirtysomething life, silly humor, african american protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Falling Sky (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reidar is a resident at Solihøgda psychiatric institution. He is expecting the Earth to be hit by a huge meteor any time now, but until then he is busy trying to keep his fellow patient, Juni, from killing herself.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, collision, couples, love affair, couple relations, crumbling marriage, workplace, winter, christmas, suicidal, psychiatry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%