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, 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, dog, prison, thief, musician, food ...
Time: 90s
Place: romania, europe, france, 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, touching and humorous films with plots about love and romance, drinking, couples, couple relations, storytelling, friendship and mentor 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, captivating, 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: friendship, countryside, on the run, racism, gays and lesbians, unemployment, parents and children, friends, love and romance, society, youth, gay ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, marseille, normandy, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, birthday, couple relations, friends, ship, screenwriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, london, europe, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 ⇓
60%
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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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, friendship, youth, student, travel, college life, infidelity, prejudice, french, hippie, lesbian, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, france, barcelona spain, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ⇓
54%
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, humorous, semi serious, 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 ⇓
53%
 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, semi serious, witty, 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 ⇓
51%
 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, frenchman abroad, chinatown, immigration, midlife crisis, parents and children, urban, family, love and romance, romance, immigrants, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: clever, bleak, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: amnesia, poverty, generosity, presumed dead, memory loss, divorce, interrogation, robbery, starting over, human nature, friendship, trailer park ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland, estonia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
45%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, taxi driver, taxi, romance, vacation, couples, restaurant owner, relationship problems, urban, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, stylized, offbeat, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: honeymoon, collector, romance, jazz, tragic love, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, inventions and discoveries, escapades, surrealism, loss of fortune ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, tunnel, parents and children, romance, couples, family relations, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, siblings relations, cons and scams, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
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 ⇓
38%
 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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
38%
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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, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, culture clash, orchestra, small town life, singer, musician, world, fish out of water, music band, empowerment, ladykiller, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, blues, fall in love, folk, musician's life, small town life, golden years, terminal illness, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, europe, southern usa, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: singer, love, love triangle, parents and children, gangsters, family life, aspiring singer, crimes, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
 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: clever, semi serious, talky, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, partners, family relations, contests and competitions, father daughter relationship, convict, karaoke, singer, female nudity, hotel, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, utah, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: obsession, hairdresser, sex, couple relations, romance, little boy, falling in love, man-woman relation, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: humorous, semi serious, 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 ⇓
35%
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, mental institution, on the road, train, down syndrome, weekend, self discovery, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, mexico, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: music, choir, pastor, heart attack, concert, church choir, village, musician's life, contests and competitions, secret love, underdog, violent husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, self discovery, love and romance, wedding, makeover, professor, columbia university, sex, looking for love, friendship, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
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