Movies like The Crazy Stranger

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The Crazy Stranger (1997)
Original name: Gadjo Dilo
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, lyrical, harsh, reflective, melancholic, bleak ...
Plot: gypsy, friendship, village, on the road, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, dealing with death, obsessive quest, village life, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, friends, drinking, lifestyle, dance, male nudity, dancing, mafioso, folk singer, washing hair, foreigner, spit ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, france, bucharest, paris france, spain, tokyo

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Most similar movies to The Crazy Stranger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, romance, kiss and drinking mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Crazy Stranger: Exiles (2004), The Adventures of Felix (2000), Russian Dolls (2005), Paris (2008), Western (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Exiles (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Music
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One day Zano suggest a crazy idea to his companion Naïma: travel across France and Spain down to Algeria, where they might ultimately come to know the land their parents once had to flee.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: self discovery, on the road, desert, village, infidelity, homecoming, stowaway, exile, hysteria, promiscuity, parents and children, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, spain, africa, europe, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Adventures of Felix (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A charming comedy about going on a rather long walk. Félix is a laid-back guy living in the bleak northern coastal town of Dieppe. He lives happily with his lover Daniel and is a soap opera enthusiast and HIV-positive. After losing his job, Félix ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, countryside, on the run, racism, unemployment, parents and children, friends, love and romance, society, youth, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, marseille, normandy, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 18K
Russian Dolls (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, friendship, ballet, sex, wedding, romance, model, cross dressing, birthday, couple relations, friends, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, europe, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.9
 11K
Paris (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental
Plot: dance, dancer, city life, romance, dealing with death, student, university, tv station, mother, vegetable, new love, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.9
 981
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, countryside, friendship, buddies, romance, opposites attract, self discovery, couple relations, culture clash, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, friends, hopes, love and romance, couples, musician's life, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: tennessee, new york, usa, austin texas, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 930
Monday Morning (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story told quietly of Vincent a welder at a large and seemingly toxic plant along the Rhône, living in a village with his sons, wife, and mother, saying little to each other.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: factory, village, friendship, midlife crisis, working class, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, venice, italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 37K
Euro Pudding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, college life, friendship, youth, student, travel, infidelity, prejudice, french, hippie, lesbian, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, france, spain, barcelona spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
When the Cat's Away (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Chloe (Garance Clavel), a young Parisian, decides to take a long-overdue vacation, she has to find someone to look after Gris-Gris, her beloved cat. Everyone, including her gay male roommate, refuses to help her, but she finally makes an ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, romance, suburbs, urban, looking for love, fall in love, city life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 12K
Chinese Puzzle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, chinatown, frenchman abroad, immigration, parents and children, urban, family, romance, love and romance, immigrants, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, young lovers, crumbling marriage, introspection, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, singleness, workplace romance, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 5K
Look at Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is the story of human beings who know exactly what they'd do if they were somebody else, but can't handle being themselves very well, who are very simply struggling to find out who they are.
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: arrogance, friendship, music, opera, parents and children, coming of age, overweight woman, falling in love, dysfunctional family, fall in love, writer's life, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Bohemian Life (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, France, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three penniless artists become friends in modern-day Paris: Rodolfo, an Albanian painter with no visa, Marcel, a playwright and magazine editor with no publisher, and Schaunard, a post-modernist composer of execrable noise.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, witty, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, eviction, deportation, poet, fall in love, romance, couple relations, urban, tragic love, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A 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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, fall in love, infidelity, couple relations, self discovery, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 4K
In Paris (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paul, depressed from his recent break-up with Anna, returns home to Paris and moves back in with his divorced father and amorous younger brother, Jonathan. While his carefree sibling and doting father try in vain to cheer him up, a visit from his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: womanizer, dealing with death, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, sexual relations, siblings relations, wooing, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
An Impudent Girl (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlotte is being raised without a mother. She is only 13 but ready to be an adult. She meets an older boy and begins a relationship while teaching a young friend about life and learning the ropes herself.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, working class, coming of age, master and servant, prodigy, romance, small town, self discovery, love affair, teenage life, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Girl on the Bridge (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor, a knife thrower who needs a human target for his show. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gambling, starting over, knife, bridge, romance, couple relations, fall in love, suicide, knife throwing, love and romance, couples, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, greece, paris france, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, self discovery, love and romance, makeover, looking for love, fall in love, spinster, wedding, professor, columbia university, sex, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Son of Gascogne (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: You're a provincial kid in Paris and suddenly you're the center of attention: Movie stars, famous directors and sexy women are doting on you because they all think you're the son of their long-dead legendary friend. You never knew ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, chase, mistaken identity, filmmaking, tour guide, showbiz, comedy of errors, romance, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, mcdonald's restaurant, moscow russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Let's Be Friends (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Mendelbaum est un informaticien trentenaire, célibataire, timide, hypocondriaque et transparent. Depuis Vicky, sa dernière histoire d'amour, il a du mal à remonter la pente. Son travail dans une grande tour de la Défense, peu propice ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, odd couple, looking for love, partners, friends, romance, buddies, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, self discovery, singleness, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Silent Wedding (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a small village of Communist-era Romania a young couple wish to marry, but Joseph Stalin dies the night prior to their wedding ceremony forcing the bride and groom to marry in silence.
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: village, communism, against the rules, world, farce, family gatherings, village life, injustice, rebellion, society, disorder, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: romania, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 4K
Happenstance (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet?
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: destiny, chaos, coincidence, museum, love and romance, couples, couple relations, romance, chaos and mayhem, depression, suicide attempt, compulsive liar ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Good Old Daze (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years after their Upper Sixth, Bruno, Momo, Leon and Alain meet together in the waiting room of a maternity hospital. The father of the awaited baby is Tomasi, their best friend at that time, who died one month before due to an overdose. They ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, memory, reunion, best friends, twentysomething life, friends, dealing with death, addiction, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Summer's Tale (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. She in turn introduces him to a further young lady who ...
Style: semi serious, talky, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beach, waitress, friendship, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, holiday, coming of age, graduate, resort, youth, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.2
 2K
The Oak (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A description of Romania before Ceausescu's downfall, through the story of Nela. Daughter of a former colonel of the Securitate, the romanian political police. She refused to become as her sister, an agent of this Securitate, and lives with her ...
Style: dark humor, gloomy, semi serious, atmospheric, macabre
Plot: politics, self discovery, on the road, parents and children, surgeon, communist party, siblings relations, state affairs, family relations, chaos and mayhem, society, totalitarianism ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Marius and Jeannette (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marius is the keeper of an abandoned cement works staying high above the quarter of l'Estaque in Marseilles. Jeannette is bringing up her two children alone with her poor checkout operator salary. Their meeting won't be without trouble, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unemployment, working class, friendship, love and romance, factory, romance, society, couples, family relations, friends, single parent, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Orchestra Seats (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, feel good ...
Plot: waitress, orphan, friendship, reconciliation, pianist, fall in love, on the road, friends, spectacle, love and romance, urban, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 487
Dream (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, ambition, musician's life, prodigy, rising to stardom, couple relations, unfulfilled love, family business, relationship vs career, love and romance, couples, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, mexico, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
On a Clear Day (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After decades of laboring as a Glasgow shipbuilder, Frank Redmond, a no-nonsense 55-year-old working-class man, suddenly finds himself laid off. For the first time in his life, he is without a job or a sense of direction, and he's too proud to ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, marriage, working class, self discovery, unemployment, swimming, swimmer, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: english channel, scotland, europe, seaport, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: talky, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, resort, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, gender, gay, wine, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, prague, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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