Movies like Home for Christmas 2010

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Home for Christmas (2010)
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Home for Christmas (2010)
Original name: Hjem til jul
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from a series of short stories by Norwegian author Levi Henriksen, Bent Hamers Home for Christmas weaves together the lives of people struggling to find their way home on a Christmas Eve, beneath the colors of the Northern Lights. The plot unfolds during a few afternoon hours on Christmas Eve. The individual stories, which at times intertwine, are set in the small town Skogli. The characters in the stories cover a great range in age and life situations, representing both reconciliation with their own lives and strong frustration. Some show the will to understand and do something about their lives, while others have given up. Deeply tragic and melancholy aspects are mixed with humour and rather frivolous solutions.
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, semi serious, non-linear, gloomy, realistic
Plot: christmas, friendship, hopes, human nature, small town, unfulfillment, loneliness, multiple storylines, friends, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, solitude, crumbling marriage, thirtysomething life, bittersweet, love, sniper, santa claus, female nudity, depression, train, church, alcohol abuse, balkan war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, former yugoslavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, friendship, friends, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance and bittersweet mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Home for Christmas: Kitchen Stories (2003), All Together (2011), Cleopatra (2003), Hello Lonesome (2010), O'Horten (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kitchen Stories (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Swedish efficiency researchers come to Norway for a study of Norwegian men, to optimize their use of their kitchen. Folke Nilsson (Tomas Norström) is assigned to study the habits of Isak Bjørvik (Joachim Calmeyer). By the rules of the research ...
Style: humorous, witty, twists and turns, realistic, contemplative ...
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Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, sweden, finland ...
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, heart attack, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, friendship, on the road, best friends, human nature, looking for love, introspection, family business, parents and children, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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64%
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 277
Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, couple relations, friendship, estrangement, friends, unfulfillment, golden years, lifestyle, aging, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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O'Horten (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odd Horton is dependable and contained: he's a train driver retiring after 40 years of service, living a simple life. His idea of adventure is to fly from one city in Norway to another. Starting on the night of his retirement dinner, Odd has a ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: train conductor, train, retirement, surrealism, lifestyle, elderly, self discovery, unemployment, social relations, airport, midlife crisis, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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54%
Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Lather Effect (2006)
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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48%
A Friend of Mine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, non-linear ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, friendship between men, opposites attract, loneliness, couples, friends, contact, wild ride ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, sentimental, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 360
Mobile Home (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, road movie
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Nonna's Trip (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
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Place: italy, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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2 Become 1 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
With Friends Like These (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Blue Eyelids (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marina wins a paradise vacation for two, but when she realizes that she has no one to bring along, she decides to invite a stranger named Victor. The pair soon discovers that true love depends more on compatibility rather than idyllic scenery.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, unfulfillment, couples, human nature, vacation, loneliness, stranger, bittersweet, love and romance, dull life, insurance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, bittersweet, human nature, introspection, family relations, family problems, couples, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Last Great Wilderness (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charlie's (screenwriter Alastair Mackenzie) wife has left him for a successful pop star, and he wants revenge. He sets out for Scotland's Isle of Skye, where he will burn down the star's mansion. In a cafe, he meets Vincente (Jonny ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, gloomy
Plot: on the road, vengeance, family problems, human nature, couple relations, buddies, crimes, crumbling marriage, bittersweet, dark humor, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on Daniel Wright's award-winning play "Colored Eggs", is a drama/comedy about life, loss and love among an eccentric group of characters whose lives intersect under less than ideal circumstances.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, friendship, love, couple relations, looking for love, dealing with death, best friends, romance, terminal illness, small town, hospital, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family problems, hopes, couples, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family life, love and romance, parents and children, estrangement, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Happy Hour (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: friendship, going straight, lifestyle, love affair, redemption, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, human nature, addiction, once promising, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
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 ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: friendship, small town, hopes, love and romance, couples, friends, love affair, couple relations, introspection, human nature, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mahadev (Shreyas Talpade) is an unemployed graduate with a Bachelor of Arts from Satna college, who is forced to make a living writing letters for the uneducated people of his village. His real ambition is to become a novel writer. Through his ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: politics, love and romance, dishonesty, ambition, couple relations, parents and children, rebelliousness, small town, couples, social relations, campaign, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%