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Tapas Bar (2005)
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Tapas Bar (2005)
Original name: Tapas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her terminally ill husband in poor health; the tapas bar owner and his estranged wife; and two Chinese immigrants.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, looking for love, couples, working class, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, boss and employee, cooking and food, restaurant, dull life, unfulfillment, social relations, prostitute, female nudity, sex scene, suicide attempt, drug dealer, cooking, euthanasia, older woman younger man relationship, multiple storylines, fat man, senior citizen, supermarket ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, lifestyle, bittersweet and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Tapas Bar: 18 Meals (2010), Gooische Vrouwen (2011), Hello Lonesome (2010), Nonna's Trip (2007), Empty Nest (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: couples, couple relations, love and romance, bittersweet, uninvited guest, cooking and food, family, unfulfillment, brother, dinner, lunch, guitarist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, couples, family problems, love affair, unfulfillment, social relations, family relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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79%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, friendship, couple relations, estrangement, friends, unfulfillment, golden years, lifestyle, loneliness, aging, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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71%
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Nonna's Trip (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Mexican family, wanting to grant their Grandmother her last wish, embarks on a make believe trip to a small town in Italy ... in Mexico!
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, homecoming, love and romance, unfulfillment, golden years, couples, elderly, bittersweet, mental illness, memory loss, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, mexico
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70%
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Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family life, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, elderly, leaving home, lifestyle, midlife crisis, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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Blue Eyelids (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marina wins a paradise vacation for two, but when she realizes that she has no one to bring along, she decides to invite a stranger named Victor. The pair soon discovers that true love depends more on compatibility rather than idyllic scenery.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, unfulfillment, couples, human nature, vacation, loneliness, stranger, bittersweet, love and romance, dull life, insurance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Chance (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 'Chance' is a black comedy about how hard it is to find "the one". Mostly told from the point-of-view of a young, sexually aggressive woman, named Chance, whom according to her: "we're all out there looking for true ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, couples, romance, wooing, mother daughter relationship, twentysomething life, singleness, love and romance, gays and lesbians, female director, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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2 Become 1 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Bingo leads a carefree city life that revolves around work, friends and dating. Her yuppie life is turned upside down one passionate night when her hot date Dr. V discovers a lump on her left breast.
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human spirit, friendship, terminal illness, couples, hopes, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, breast cancer, doctor, desperation, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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58%
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Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, touching ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, looking for love, bar, dating, society, love, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, hipster, first date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Home for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from a series of short stories by Norwegian author Levi Henriksen, Bent Hamers Home for Christmas weaves together the lives of people struggling to find their way home on a Christmas Eve, beneath the colors of the Northern Lights. The plot ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, semi serious, non-linear ...
Plot: christmas, hopes, friendship, small town, human nature, unfulfillment, loneliness, multiple storylines, friends, solitude, thirtysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: former yugoslavia, norway, europe
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, friendship, on the road, best friends, human nature, looking for love, introspection, family business, parents and children, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: hopes, follow your dream, lifestyle, city life, friendship, on the road, society, love and romance, friends, couples, tough heroes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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49%
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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, couples, dull life, self discovery, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, coming of age, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
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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: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
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Sorry if I Want to Marry You (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: girls' night, date night
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Place: france
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Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mahadev (Shreyas Talpade) is an unemployed graduate with a Bachelor of Arts from Satna college, who is forced to make a living writing letters for the uneducated people of his village. His real ambition is to become a novel writer. Through his ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: politics, love and romance, dishonesty, ambition, couple relations, parents and children, rebelliousness, small town, couples, social relations, campaign, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: breakup, couple relations, obsession, human nature, obsessive quest, lifestyle, self discovery, battle of the sexes, romance, womanizer, gender, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: tragicomedy, emotional, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, misfit, dishonesty, family problems, coping, teenage life, life is a bitch, social relations, teenage love, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, family relations, couples, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth, romance, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage crush, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
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43%
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In the Heart (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Masha (37) is in an overwhelming relationship with Luuk, father of two and separated. Nothing seems to stand in their way until Luuk turns incurably ill, leaving Masha without status.
Style: serious, psychological, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, couple relations, family relations, life is a bitch, terminal illness, couples, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, fighting illness, relationships, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: humorous, sincere, talky, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, youth, introspection, friendship, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, computers and web, misfit, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Happy Hour (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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40%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, homecoming, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, estrangement, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Freelance writer in a fashion journal, Claire meets Elisabeth Becker, a movie star. Everything separates them, their characters, their relationships with men, and of course money. Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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38%
Stockholm Boogie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: We are following the two cousins and best friends, Jerka and Hoffa, during a typical night out in Stockholm. It's summertime and anything can happen.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, touching
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couples, drugs/alcohol, friends, breakup, silly humor, singleness, buddies, lifestyle, breaking up with girlfriend, summer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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Love in a Puff (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jimmy is a mild mannered advertising executive in his twenties. While smoking in an alley packed with booming loudmouth co-workers and sharing explicit gossips and horror stories, he befriends a misfit cosmetics salesgirl Cherie who also likes to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: rules and policies, workplace romance, wooing, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, couples, misfit, social misfits, makeup artist, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Hush! (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Naoya and Katsuhiro are boyfriends, new in their relationship. Things are uneven at first - Naoya is open and free while Katsuhiro is cautious and closeted - but nothing compares to the chaos that arrives when Asako, a troubled woman with a history ...
Style: psychological, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming out, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, family life, pregnancy, baby, gay parent, gay relationship, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love Is Not What It Used to Be (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alex comes across Lucias life, two youngsters who start discovering each other, the escape velocity will determine their future.Paz y Jorge see how their relationship is fading and they don't know what to do, hyperbola, whose bodies will never ...
Style: feel good, realistic, witty, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, love and romance, love affair, romance, fall in love, couple relations, elderly lovers, city life, restaurant, female nudity, husband wife relationship, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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I Really Hate My Job (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, waitress, friendship, midlife crisis, workplace romance, introspection, aging, love and romance, disorder, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, europe
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35%