Movies like The Farewell Party

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The Farewell Party (2014)
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The Farewell Party (2014)
Original name: Mita Tova
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country:
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home build a machine for self-euthanasia in order to help their terminally ill friend. When rumors of the machine begin to spread, more and more people ask for their help, and the friends are faced with an emotional dilemma
Style: touching, dark humor, tragicomedy, emotional, humorous, gloomy, realistic, contemplative, semi serious
Plot: terminal illness, retirement home, friendship, death wish, life is a bitch, elderly, dealing with death, golden years, euthanasia, mercy killing, husband wife relationship, inventor, suicide attempt, dementia, dilemma, friends, female director, gay, death, female nudity, hospital, tomb, old man, cemetery, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about friendship, terminal illness, unfulfillment, bittersweet, friends, life is a bitch and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Farewell Party: Sous le figuier (2012), Changing Hearts (2002), Sequoia (2014), Miss You Already (2015), Okay (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sous le figuier (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathalie, Christophe and Joëlle are in the midst of an existential crisis. Brought together by Selma, 95 and seriously ill, they will spend a memorable summer on the banks of the Moselle. How ironic that the one whom they had intended to help to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, countryside, life is a bitch, introspection, friendship, family relations, friends, hopes, aging, dealing with death, unfulfillment, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, dealing with death, best friends, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, fall in love, death wish, bittersweet, family, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, suicide, illness, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Miss You Already (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cancer, female friendship, friendship, pregnancy, best friends, life turned upside down, terminal illness, music, best friend, tragic event, husband wife relationship, dying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Okay (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bittersweet comedy with dogma star Paprika Steen in the strong leading role.
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, infidelity, teenage life, terminal illness, family problems, estrangement, dying, adultery, teenage rebellion, husband wife relationship, family crisis, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Reach for Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Old and bitter, Alvin just wants some peace and quiet in his last days. His wish, however, is not granted when a young, vibrant and ironically full of life Kevin becomes Alvin's hospice roommate. Through this "odd couple" ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious
Plot: retirement home, couples, terminal illness, elderly, unfulfillment, romance, retirement home life, aging, love, time, widower, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: touching, sentimental, tragicomedy, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, doctor, therapist, fighting illness, best friend, buddies, coping, hopes, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, aids, friendship, single parent, supportive parent, adoption, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations, strong female presence, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Norman (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teenager pretends to be dying from cancer as a way to cope with the realities of his daily existence and his father's terminal illness.
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, tragicomedy, realistic ...
Plot: misfit, love and romance, terminal illness, family problems, coping, dishonesty, teenage life, life is a bitch, social relations, teenage love, parents and children, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Cherry Blossoms (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After finding out that her husband, Rudi, has a fatal illness, Trudi Angermeier arranges a trip to Berlin so they can see their children. Of course, the kids don't know the real reason they're visiting -- and the catch is, neither does ...
Style: touching, stylized, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, couple relations, couples, family reunited, age difference, romance, family, dancer's life, elderly, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, europe, asia, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Thousand Kisses (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rising, rather autobiographical novelist Giph has a hot girlfriend, doctor and model Samarinde. His crude, domineering and progressive mother Ria's suffering an incurable decease in which she suffers from paraplegia. Her inevitably ensuing ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, contemplative
Plot: terminal illness, adolescence vs adulthood, mercy killing, young lovers, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, couples, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Life of Riley (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, clever
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, aging, disorder, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, elderly, bittersweet, friends, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, yorkshire, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Garage owner Angelo and big-time film producer Alberto find themselves occupying neighbouring beds in a Rome hospital after suffering heart attacks. Alberto is a gregarious joker - and chain smoker - who has a strong effect on the impressionable ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, hopes, buddies, hospital, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, storytelling, dealing with death, unsuccessful, female director, control ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A gathering of friends. A gift of love. A celebration of life.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, gay, friendship, death, family relations, euthanasia, lgbt, life is a bitch, bittersweet, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, teenage life, cons and scams, crimes, writer's life, friends, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, writing, ring ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, heart attack, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, family relations, family problems, couple relations, death in the family, eccentric family, life is a bitch, love and romance, dealing with death, couples, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 676
Carnage (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After a bull is killed in a bullfight, its body parts are transported across Spain, France, Italy and Belgium. The bull's parts fall into the wide variety of people, including: an Italian actress selling the bones in a supermarket promotion, a ...
Style: serious, dark humor, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, obsession, tragic love, animal life, memory loss, destructive relationship, innocence lost, infidelity, redemption, social misfits, babies and infants, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, belgium, italy, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
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 7K
Third Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.
Style: emotional, humorous, contemplative, uplifting, semi serious ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, dealing with death, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, wilderness, introspection, one last chance, free spirited, friends, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lulu in the Nude (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a job interview gone wrong, Lulu sets sail leaving her husband and three children behind. But being an adventurer is easier said than done.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hotel, friends, family problems, self discovery, introspection, friendship, on the road, strong female presence, female director, jealous husband, juggling, life changing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Girl with Nine Wigs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of a young woman whose lust for life means she is determined to be so very much more than just another cancer patient.
Style: tragicomedy, realistic, touching, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, physical appearance, cancer, bittersweet, life & death, golden years, society, human spirit, hospital, surgery, twentysomething life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
$50K and a Call Girl: A Love Story (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Ross is diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and given six weeks to live, his newly engaged older brother Seth offers to spend his $50,000 wedding fund on a final trip of a lifetime. Their plans are complicated when Ross invites a call girl to ...
Style: dark humor, tragicomedy, humorous, road movie, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, on the road, cross country, fall in love, unfulfillment, call girl, prostitute, journey, friendship, adventure, bittersweet, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sudden loss disrupts Carol’s orderly life, propelling her into the dating world for the first time in 20 years. Finally living in the present tense, she finds herself swept up in not one, but two unexpected relationships that challenge her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, friendship, widow, romance, dating, aging, love, life, love triangle, love and romance, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Le Week-End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. The film follows the couple as long-established tensions in their marriage ...
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: elderly lovers, couple relations, weekend, love and romance, life is a bitch, aging, elderly, crumbling marriage, verbal byplay, couples, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, montmartre paris, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Matter of Size (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four overweight friends from the Israeli city of Ramle are fed up of dieting and the dieting club they belong to. When Herzl (155 kilos), the main protagonist, loses his job as a cook and starts working as a dishwasher in a Japanese restaurant in ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
White Reindeer (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After an unexpected tragedy, Suzanne searches for the true meaning of Christmas during one sad, strange December in suburban Virginia.
Style: tragicomedy, dark humor, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: christmas, introspection, suburbs, friendship, solace, holiday, death of husband, bittersweet, dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, friends, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 8K
Simon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Camiel, a gay dentist, and Simon, a carefree café owner, collide in a traffic accident their lives become intrinsically entangled. When they bump into each other 14 years later, Simon is severely ill. Camiel experiences at close range how ...
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, compassionate, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, human nature, life is a bitch, introspection, unfulfillment, drug dealing, cancer, gay, dentist, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, europe, amsterdam, canada, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 528
The Idol (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love affair, friendship, terminal illness, couple relations, couples, love and romance, elderly, intrigue, dishonesty, romance, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Things to Do Before You're 30 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A smart, sexy and poignantly accurate comedy drama about a group of twenty-something friends desperately resisting the inevitable - adulthood and responsibility.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: friendship, love and romance, buddies, youth, sport team, coming out, escape from reality, male friendship, male bonding, infidelity, friendship between men, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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P.S. I Love You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, starting over, terminal illness, romance, love story, loss of spouse, family relations, death, grief, dealing with death, couples, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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