Movies like Bye Bye Blondie

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Bye Bye Blondie (2012)
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Bye Bye Blondie (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bye Bye Blondie tells the tale of Gloria and Frances, who first met when they were both patients in the same psychiatric hospital back in the 1980s, and decided to run away together. At the time their love affair was defined by youthful intensity. Later, when Francis disappeared without a trace, Gloria mourned the loss with a heavy heart. Over 20 years later, Francis (Emmanuelle Béart) and Gloria (Béatrice Dalle) have both turned 40. They've taken very different paths in life, with nomadic Gloria spending most of her time in a dive bar, and Frances enjoying success as a popular Parisian TV personality. The wife of a closeted and successful novelist, Francis is locked in a mutually-beneficial marriage of convenience when she once again crosses paths with Gloria, and finds her comfortable world turned upside down.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, humorous, gloomy
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lovers reunited, lesbian relationship, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, social differences, society, family problems, mentally unstable, midlife crisis, bittersweet, unfulfillment, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, sexual content, down on your luck, strong female presence, gender, crumbling marriage, love, coming of age, lesbian, punk, fake marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france

Most similar movies to Bye Bye Blondie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, couple relations and family problems mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Bye Bye Blondie: Alila (2003), Mariages! (2004), One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005), Actrices (2007), Seventeen Times Cecile Cassard (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Alila (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Life in a flimsy Tel Aviv apartment complex is a sour urban mosaic whose seedy characters, try as they might, can't get out of one another's faces. The character's lives overlap and collide. Gabi, a bobbed haired sexpot, and her lover ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy
Plot: family relations, family problems, couple relations, immigrants, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, social relations, culture clash, working class, infidelity, social differences, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, tel aviv
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95%
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Mariages! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, obsession, wooing, parents and children, impossible love, family gatherings, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, lovers reunited, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.7
 735
Actrices (2007)
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. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: unfulfillment, midlife crisis, actor's life, family relations, lifestyle, parents and children, theater, theatre director, rivalry, friendship, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Seventeen Times Cecile Cassard (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A portrait of a woman, composed of 17 moments from her life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: sexy woman, love and romance, starting over, family problems, couples, discrimination, hotel, death in the family, gays and lesbians, gender, society, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, optimism, new love, fan, department store, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes, couples, strong female presence, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
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Baby Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: They were the perfect loving couple, well, almost. Emmanuel wanted a child but Philippe didn't. One day, however, Emmanuel decides to take the plunge, at the risk of losing Philippe. But how do you make a child when you are gay?
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, disturbing, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, family relations, immigrants, romance, society, pregnancy, marriage, surrogate mother, escapades, money, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, fall in love, workplace, society, workplace situations, love and romance, bittersweet, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: opposites attract, self discovery, culture clash, crumbling marriage, love and romance, society, lifestyle, couples, family problems, infidelity, social differences, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: sex with friend's wife, love affair, crumbling marriage, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, thirtysomething life, family problems, breakup, couples, relationship vs career, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, sexy, harsh ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: talky, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, introspection, unfulfillment, seaport, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Waiting for the Messiah (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In 1999, Argentina's peso craters. Ariel, a young man from Buenos Aires' Jewish community, deals with his mother's fatal illness, finds a job as a night shift surveillance camera monitor, and wonders when he'll discover sex. ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, opposites attract, social differences, forbidden love, couples, family relations, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 253
The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, family problems, estrangement, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, parents and children, hopes, investigation, redemption, gender, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Beautiful Person (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie (Léa Seydoux) transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student ...
Style: sexual, serious, emotional, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: male teacher female student affair, forbidden love, teachers and students, romance, lifestyle, fall in love, love triangle, coming of age, high school, love affair, teenage life, teacher student romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sabah: A Love Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, culture clash, love affair, social differences, romance, opposites attract, society, family problems, couples, fall in love, family relations, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: psychological, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: tragic love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, terminal illness, unfulfillment, relationships, fighting illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Work Hard, Play Hard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: moral dilemma, workplace, life is a bitch, society, couples, workplace situations, unemployment, couple relations, factory, boss and employee, power relations, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sentimental Destinies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, social differences, forbidden love, love affair, society, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, infidelity, tragic love, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, year 1929
Place: switzerland, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Viva Cuba (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Cuba
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The friendship between two children is threatened by their parents’ differences. Malú is from a family that was upper-class before the Revolution and remains well-to-do through remittances from relatives overseas, and her single mother (Larisa ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, young heroes, social differences, against the odds, longing, parents and children, society, family life, family problems, dysfunctional family, youth, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Season's Beatings (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, pregnancy, christmas, holiday, estrangement, couples, family problems, family relations, cabaret, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, russia, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Castle in Italy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louise meets Nathan, her dreams resurface. It's also the story of her ailing brother, their mother, and the destiny of a leading family of wealthy Italian industrialists. The story of a family falling apart, a world coming to an end and love ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, contemplative
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family relations, family problems, love and romance, fall in love, family life, family in crisis, parents and children, breakup, mother daughter relationship, family crisis, death of brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.3
 832
On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, introspection, media, self discovery, disorder, midlife crisis, hidden identity, strong female presence, family relations, opposites attract, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A World Without Women (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A little sea resort on the Picardie coast, the last week of august. When handing over the keys to a rented apartment, Sylvain makes the acquaintance of two beautiful women. This is a fabulous occasion for him to escape his routine, single life in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: love and romance, misfit, looking for love, physical appearance, bittersweet, encounter, male female relationship, beach, sea, mother daughter relationship, seaside, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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42%
 6.4
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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, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, misfit, love and romance, dishonesty, coping, teenage life, family problems, social relations, life is a bitch, teenage love, parents and children, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love and romance, writer's life, unfulfillment, romance, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, fall in love, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 2K
Boutique (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but…
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, bittersweet, couples, life is a bitch, designer, love and romance, downfall, twentysomething life, youth, store, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 475
Pieces of Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crazy father old before his time, a tyrannical, sick mother, a sister who disappeared four years ago and me, Erell, who films everything, all the time... A fine family portrait. I live in the same town I've always lived in. You're born ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: youth, parents and children, teenage life, family life, coming of age, bittersweet, unfulfillment, mother daughter relationship, illness, family relations, sister sister relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Days and Clouds (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in Genoa, the film concerns the financial struggles and emotional strain that occur after Michele loses his job. He and his wife Elsa are forced to give up their affluent lifestyle and cope with the tensions of moving into a smaller home, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: unemployment, ambition, downfall, self discovery, relationship vs career, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity, survival, dysfunctional family, family problems, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%