Movies like The Crazy Stranger

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The Crazy Stranger (1997)
 7.7
 7K
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, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, lyrical, harsh, reflective, melancholic, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, village, gypsy, on the road, friends, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, village life, obsessive quest, society, couples, lifestyle, dealing with death, drinking, dance, male nudity, dancing, dog, prison, thief, musician, food ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, france, europe, paris france, bucharest, 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, semi serious, humorous and talky films with plots about drinking, love and romance, friendship, couples, couple relations, storytelling and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Crazy Stranger: Exiles (2004), The Adventures of Felix (2000), Russian Dolls (2005), The Thing Called Love (1993), Euro Pudding (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 3K
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: serious, realistic, captivating, road movie
Plot: on the road, infidelity, desert, village, promiscuity, exile, homecoming, hysteria, self discovery, stowaway, hopes, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, morocco, africa, france, europe ...
⇓ 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, realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: on the run, racism, friendship, unemployment, countryside, gays and lesbians, estrangement, society, gender, youth, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, normandy, marseille, 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, friendship, birthday, model, ballet, wedding, sex, cross dressing, romance, couple relations, writer's life, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, france, europe, st. petersburg russia, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: talky, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, showbiz, human nature, lifestyle, musician's life, couples, love and romance, twentysomething life, hopes, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: tennessee, usa, new york, austin texas, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 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, humorous, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, youth, friendship, prejudice, french, infidelity, party, hippie, lesbian, travel, student, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, france, barcelona spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: dancer, dance, family relations, romance, couple relations, artist, couples, transplant, fall in love, dealing with death, artists and showbiz, dancer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, romance, infidelity, self discovery, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, master and servant, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, sincere, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, arrogance, music, dysfunctional family, couples, ethnic, family problems, fall in love, writer's life, love and romance, parents and children, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.2
 492
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, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, love triangle, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, musician's life, single parent, family business, prodigy, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, los angeles, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 988
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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, on the road, friendship, couples, opposites attract, culture clash, self discovery, fish out of water, misfit, society, partners, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, cat, love and romance, city life, friends, gays and lesbians, couple relations, family relations, romance, couples, fall in love, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Man Without a Past (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or anything from his past life, he cannot get a job ...
Style: bleak, clever, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: poverty, amnesia, robbery, interrogation, generosity, divorce, presumed dead, memory loss, friendship, reward, bully, financial problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland, estonia, helsinki finland, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, touching, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, chinatown, immigration, frenchman abroad, midlife crisis, friends, old love, fall in love, family problems, couples, urban, longing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, vacation, taxi, taxi driver, romance, dishonesty, disorder, couples, fall in love, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 949
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: humorous, sincere, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, factory, working class, human nature, social differences, lifestyle, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, village, painting ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, venice, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sexual, witty, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, unfulfillment, singleness, looking for love, workplace romance, couples, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 4K
Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, french countryside, romance, women, love and romance, friends, midlife crisis, journalism, fall in love, couples, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Plot: destiny, coincidence, museum, chaos, couples, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, romance, couple relations, depression, suicide attempt, bicycle ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 14K
Mood Indigo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A woman suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.
Style: surreal, sentimental, touching, art house, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: honeymoon, collector, romance, tragic love, love affair, love and romance, surrealism, escapades, philosophy, marriage proposal, unfulfillment, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, small town, retirement, music, folk, musician's life, fall in love, small town life, lifestyle, blues, friends, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, europe, usa, southern usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, singer, love, gangsters, family relations, crimes, siblings relations, parents and children, vengeance, gang, haunted by the past, heist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: mumblecore, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, tunnel, romance, introspection, gem, self discovery, couples, couple relations, hopes, cons and scams, family relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, gender, love affair, couples, resort, dealing with death, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, gay, wine, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, prague, france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Band's Visit (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Israel, USA, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once-not long ago-a small Egyptian police band arrived in Israel. Not many remember this... It wasn't that important. A band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, gloomy, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, culture clash, singer, musician, orchestra, small town life, friends, dull life, unlikely relationship, artists and showbiz, getting along, sexual tension ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Good Night (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gary, a musician, is trapped in an unhappy relationship with his live-in lover, Dora. He becomes enthralled with a beautiful seductress who enters his dreams, and tries to control his dream-state so he can spend more and more time with her. When ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, dream, love and romance, thirtysomething life, couple relations, romance, fall in love, musician's life, couples, advertising, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, london, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 9K
Duets (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Duets is a road-trip comedy which revolves around the little known world of karaoke and the whimsical characters who inhabit it. All roads lead to Omaha, site of a national karaoke competition where this motley group of singers and stars come ...
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, parents and children, contests and competitions, love and romance, partners, father daughter relationship, karaoke, biological father, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, waitress, on the road, hotel ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: sexual relations, couple relations, dealing with death, estrangement, twins, love triangle, infidelity, womanizer, lifestyle, couples, wooing, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Hairdresser's Husband (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film begins in a flashback from the titular character, Antoine. We are introduced to his fixation with female hairdressers which began at a young age. The film uses flashbacks throughout and there are frequent parallels drawn with the past. We ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: obsession, hairdresser, suicide, sex, couples, destructive relationship, love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: music, village, concert, heart attack, choir, church choir, pastor, couples, musician's life, rivalry, youth, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Eighth Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Georges has Down syndrome, living at a mental-institution, Harry is a busy businessman, giving lectures for young aspiring salesmen. He is successful in his business life, but his social life is a disaster since his wife left him and took their two ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, on the road, weekend, train, mental institution, down syndrome, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, rainy, isolation, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, belgium, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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