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Arabesque (1988)
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Arabesque (1988)
Original name: Arabesk
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Turkey
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is the tragicomic story of two lovers who cannot ever get together.
Style: humorous, feel good, emotional, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: parody, romance, family relations, love and romance, love affair, world, couples, opposites attract, unfulfilled love, tragic hero, family feud, unfulfillment, absurd humor, mafia, alcoholic, singing, jealousy, kiss, blindness, star crossed lovers, guilt, foreplay
Time: 80s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, family relations, love affair, fall in love and unfulfilled love mostly in Comedy, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like Arabesque: Very Annie Mary (2001), Mr. Muhsin (1987), Love Thy Neighbor (1984), Yes, Giorgio (1982), Fancy Dancing (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Very Annie Mary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the fictional village of "Ogw" in the valleys of south-east Wales. After her father Jack suffers a stroke Annie Mary Pugh is forced to take care of him but uses the circumstances to emancipate herself and find the courage to sing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, romance, unfulfilled love, village life, small town, small town life, nothing goes right, hopes, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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Mr. Muhsin (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Turkey
Duration: 119 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ambition, love and romance, romance, showbiz, against the odds, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, couples, competition, cassette tape, singing competition, audio cassette ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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95%
Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, adultery, opposites attract, family relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 3.9
 634
Yes, Giorgio (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A famous opera singer, Giorgio Fini, loses his voice during an American tour. He goes to a female throat specialist, Pamela Taylor, whom he falls in love with.
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Plot: opera, couples, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, doctors and patients
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Fancy Dancing (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A composer finds love with a co-worker after taking a job at his uncle's advertising agency.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, going straight, couples, infidelity, womanizer, ambition, romance, hopes, custody, visitation rights, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Goodbye Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Musical dancer on the way out (at 36) Paula McFadden had it swell with actor Tony DeSanti, but instead of taking her to Hollywood he gets a European movie part. He even sublets their (his) New York apartment to Elliot Garfield, who generously lets ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, self discovery, family relations, showbiz, couples, romance, dancer's life, love and romance, starting over, male female relationship, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Perfect Couple (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Offbeat but endearing romantic comedy about unlikely match-up (by computer dating) of straitlaced Dooley, under the thumb of overbearing father, and singer Heflin, whose life is wrapped up with her familial rock group.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Silence... We're Rolling (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Egypt
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A rollicking paean to the Hollywood and Bollywood musicals of yesteryear.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: film within a film, lifestyle, love affair, wooing, couples, family relations, musician's life, actor's life, romance, love and romance, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, couples, womanizer, dishonesty, love and romance, romance, mistress, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Neal 'N' Nikki (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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More Grief Than Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, romance, youth, nothing goes right, family relations, couples, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage crush, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
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Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 115 min.
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Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.2
 158
Olive Juice (2001)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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33%
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Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%