Movies like Mid-August Lunch

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Mid-August Lunch (2008)
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Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Original name: Pranzo di ferragosto
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. As an Oriental saying goes, 'Moments of crisis are moments of opportunities'. These appear during the celebration of the holiday of Ferragosto on 15 August. That's when everybody leaves town to have fun. Opportunity knocks on Gianni's door in the most unexpected way.
Style: feel good, talky, semi serious, humorous, touching, clever, realistic
Plot: elderly, family relations, aging, disorder, parents and children, human nature, nothing goes right, elderly woman, golden years, indoor, dancing, fishing, summer, wine, pills, cooking, diet, old age, cook, fish, palm reading, laughter, aunt, dinner, scooter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, elderly, golden years, aging, disorder and couples mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Mid-August Lunch: How About You... (2007), All Together (2011), Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013), The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011), Paris of the North (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How About You... (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: retirement home life, disagreement, aging, elderly, family relations, wisdom of life, retirement home, siblings relations, self discovery, countryside, sister, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, hospital, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, society, workplace situations, bittersweet, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, disorder, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, step siblings, life turned upside down, family relations, siblings relations, pregnancy, golden years, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, contemplative
Plot: parents and children, elderly, social relations, family relations, teachers and students, power relations, village, village life, estrangement, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, celebrity culture, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Latin Lover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, family problems, ego clash, rivalry, village, estrangement, strong female presence, estate, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Magic Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An elderly Israeli Jew of Greek origins was sent to Greece to represent his town in a town twinning ceremony, however he went instead to search for his friend from the childhood, who saved him from the Holocaust. In meantime he formed a special ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: parents and children, family problems, family relations, parent child relationship, elderly, aging, religions or cults, quibbling, estrangement, escapades, bittersweet, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, reunion, family problems, cross country, elderly, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Easy! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruno Beltrame makes a living of sorts. He wanted to be a great writer but he is content to write the books of others. He also gives private lessons to students who are not serious. Among his pupils is fifteen-year-old Luca, more quick-witted and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, cat, parents and children, family gatherings, siblings relations, eccentric family, little girl, dog, indoor, screaming, orange, glass of milk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Memories (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Romain is 23 years old. He would like to be a writer, but for now, it is night porter in a hotel. His father is 62 years old. He retires and pretends to fuck. His roommate is 24 years old. He thinks only one thing: to seduce a girl, any and all ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, introspection, golden years, aging, family relations, disappearance, past, night watchman, love, homecoming, elderly, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Over the Hill Band (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon the death of her husband, Claire (70) decides to reconnect with her estranged son, down and out R&B musician Sid. She asks him to help her restart the old girl group she used to sing in with two of her friends from the old days. The rebel ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Italian Name (2015)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Style: semi serious, clever, touching, humorous, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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I Belong (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator compromises her integrity when persuaded to translate a book she doesn't believe in. An elderly woman and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace situations, communication problem, workplace, human nature, parents and children, translator, family relations, women, communication, all female cast, inheritance, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: talky, sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Porfirio (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: uplifting, realistic, sentimental, clever, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: youth, obsession, social differences, fish out of water, friendship, teenage life, lifestyle, politics, society, human nature, hopes, parents and children ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 2K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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