Movies like Odette Toulemonde

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Odette Toulemonde (2006)
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Odette Toulemonde (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Objectively, Odette Toulemonde has nothing to be happy about, but is. Balthazar Balsan has everything to be happy about, but isn’t. Odette, awkwardly forty, with a delightful hairdresser son and a daughter bogged down in adolescence, spends her days behind the cosmetic’s counter in a department store and her nights sewing feathers on costumes for Parisian variety shows. She dreams of thanking Balthazar Balsan, her favorite author, to whom – she believes – she owes her optimism. The rich and charming Parisian writer then turns up in her life in an unexpected way.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, offbeat, realistic, stylized, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, optimism, new love, fan, department store, love and romance, hopes, couples, strong female presence, unfulfillment, destiny, parent child relationship, door, writers, happiness, midlife crisis, hairdresser, widow, beach house, mother daughter relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, opposites attract, family relations and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Odette Toulemonde: Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008), Tanu Weds Manu (2011), Mademoiselle (2001), Delicacy (2011), Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Tanu Weds Manu (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Manu comes to India to find a bride for himself and falls for Tanu at first sight but Tanu, a free spirited girl has no plans of marrying him.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, punjab, asia, delhi
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91%
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, love affair, opposites attract, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, couples, disorder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Benoit Blanc loves living, he loves women, he loves daring. He is a famous businessman who suffers from stomach-ache. Fabiolini, a would-be actor, is a policeman and he too suffers from the same sickness. The two man face suffering in opposite ways: ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hopes, elderly lovers, battle of the sexes, love and romance, optimism, couples, sexual content, romance, love affair, starting over, fall in love, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Me and My Sister (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of two sisters, one from the country with simpler attitudes who comes to stay for a short while with her sophisticated sister who lives in the big city.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Comédienne hantée par son rôle de Nathalia Petrovna, l'héroïne de la pièce de Tourguéniev Un Mois à la campagne qu'elle répète difficilement, Marcelline tente de noyer ses angoisses dans une piscine sur un air de Glenn Miller. ...
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Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, family relations, actor's life, lifestyle, parents and children, theater, theatre director, friendship, rivalry, couples, strong female presence ...
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amelle and Noom are two young thirties are total opposites and that fate will bring. Serious She manager at Starbucks, and dynamic IT dilettante, smart, and apprentice comic. Both victims disappointments in love, they swore that it does take ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The New Eve (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
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Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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57%
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Country: France
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57%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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52%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, realistic
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
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45%
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The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, sweet ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
When Shall We Kiss? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
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Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
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