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The Sweet Escape (2015)
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The Sweet Escape (2015)
Original name: Comme un avion
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Michel, a fifty year old man, graphic designer, decides to change the urban lifestyle and go on an adventure. Fascinated by airmail, he dreams at Jean Mermoz when he's on scooter. One day, Michel sees a picture of a kayak.
Style: humorous, exciting, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining, witty
Plot: midlife crisis, dancing, airplane, fishing, birthday, vacation, painting, drunkenness, widow, anger, night watchman, husband wife relationship, adventure, expedition, obsessive quest, humour, adventure hero, topical humor, dog, female nudity, fisherman, security guard, river, rain, cell phone ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to The Sweet Escape

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and semi serious films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, father daughter relationship, parents and children, female director and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Sweet Escape: Temptation Island (2011), Maestro (2014), Granny's Funeral (2012), Very Well, Thank You (2007), I Feel Good (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Temptation Island (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four beauty pageant contestants, who are vying for the coveted title of "Miss Manila Sunshine", set sail on a yacht. They ended up stranded on a deserted island after their vessel got caught up on fire. Together with an attractive young ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, entertaining, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: hallucination, birthday party, shipwreck, castaway, model, mother daughter relationship, photographer, flirting, chase, dancing, survivor, yacht ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
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Maestro (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, self discovery, actor, jealousy, love, rivalry, friendship, actor's life, countryside, movie actress, ping pong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 5th century
Place: france, europe, venice
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Granny's Funeral (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A provincial chemist in the throes of a mid-life crisis must choose between burying his dearly departed grandmother and cremating her in this quirky comedy of manners starring Valerie Lemercier, Denis Podalydes, and Isabelle Candelier.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, witty, humorous
Plot: couples, disorder, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, death, love, male female relationship, magic, bittersweet, family problems, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, biting, suspense
Plot: life turned upside down, life is a bitch, fighting the system, injustice, society, wrongfully committed, satire, loss of job, husband wife relationship, mental institution, taxi driver, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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I Feel Good (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He’s lived for too long off his parents. It’s time for 40-year-old slacker Jacques to get by on his own. One-time gigolo and a borderline bum, he knows what he wants – to become rich and famous. He even has a business plan: tourism combined ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: midlife crisis, unemployment, slacker, capitalism, physical appearance, loser, poverty, plastic surgery, brother sister relationship, escapades, train, highway ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Let It Rain (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, small town, haunted by the past, filmmaking, siblings relations, infidelity, sister sister relationship, love, politics, feminism, extramarital affair, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, provence
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Serial (Bad) Weddings 2 (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Claude and Marie Verneuil face a new crisis. The four spouses of their daughters, David, Rachid, Chao and Charles decided to leave France for various reasons. Here they are imagining their lives elsewhere.
Style: entertaining, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: family in crisis, female nudity, lesbian, blended family, married couple, escapades, family, cross cultural relations, parents and children, family relations, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
33%
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Normandy Nude (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the Mêle sur Sarthe, a small Norman village, farmers are affected by a crisis. Georges Balbuzard, the mayor of the city, is not one to let them down and decides to try everything to save his village ...
Style: tragicomedy, psychological, atmospheric, humorous, funny ...
Plot: jealous husband, farmer, vandalism, helicopter, wedding ceremony, butcher, husband wife relationship, american abroad, female nudity, redheaded woman, small town, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Downhill (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.
Style: feel good, light, humorous, captivating, entertaining
Plot: avalanche, husband wife relationship, family vacation, married couple, vacation, marital problem, family relations, ski resort, lie, marital crisis, disney, ski ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Life of Riley (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, aging, disorder, life is a bitch, bittersweet, friends, elderly, unfulfillment, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, yorkshire, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dad in Training (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the breakdown of his marriage, a self-involved man begins to embrace fatherhood.
Style: light, captivating, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, divorce, father daughter relationship, family life, kids and family, fatherhood, relationships, parenthood, single parent, father, parents and children, family relations ...
Place: paris france
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Like Mother, Like Daughter (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An attention-craving mother nearing 50, unemployed and living with her pregnant daughter and son-in-law, suddenly finds herself with child, too...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, pregnant woman, awkwardness, family dinner, childbirth, in laws, hospital, mother daughter conflict, family problems, family relations, pregnant daughter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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The Chef's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marithé works in a training center for adults. Her mission: to help other people to change direction in their work and to find their vocation. Carole, who lives and works in the shadow cast by her husband, Sam, an energetic and talented ...
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Fool Circle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, melancholic, sincere ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, introspection, aging, golden years, past, disappearance, night watchman, love, homecoming, elderly, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
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Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Relatives (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: One morning, the father of the family decides to fulfill his lifelong dream: to go with his family to the Grushinsky festival and perform his song there. The family is forced to come to terms with the desire of a tyrant father and go on a road trip ...
Style: entertaining, light, funny, captivating, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, light ...
Plot: friends, couples, romance, couple relations, love, friendship, buddies, best friends, midlife crisis, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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I Got Life! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: france
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The Very Private Life of Mister Sim (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: François Sim considers himself worthless and he may have good reasons for that. Hasn't he lost his job as well as his wife Caroline? Isn't he unable to relate to Lucy, his teenage daughter? Didn't he, when he was eighteen miss out on ...
Style: psychological, captivating, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorced man, dentist, depression, salesman, ex wife, parents and children, family relations, new job, road trip, meaning of life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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29%
Under the Rainbow (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Laura is still waiting for Prince Charming at the age of 24. So when Sandro appears at a party, exactly like her Prince would in her dreams, she thinks she's found the right one. But then again, when she meets Maxime, Laura starts to wonder if ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: looking for love, cheating fiancee, hopes, cause and meaning, direction and purpose, love and romance, husband wife relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, aunt niece relationship, school, infidelity, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, realistic ...
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 ⇓
28%
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The Fairy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hotel clerk searches all over Le Havre for the fairy who made two of his three wishes come true before disappearing.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, fall in love, romance, fairy, workplace, hopes, wish come true, escapades, love and romance, desire, night watchman, poker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, siblings relations, family relations, nothing goes right, midlife crisis, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, uninvited guest, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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28%
Me and My Sister (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of two sisters, one from the country with simpler attitudes who comes to stay for a short while with her sophisticated sister who lives in the big city.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, dull life, breaking point, parents and children, sibling relationship, sibling rivalry, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, optimism, luxury, family problems, living together ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting, humorous
Plot: satire, world war two, war, hidden identity, switching roles, dishonesty, couples, friendship, french resistance, con artists, widow, dead father ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Plot: elderly, disorder, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, golden years, life turned upside down, family relations, pregnancy, siblings relations, step siblings, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Journey To Greenland (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Thomas and Thomas are going through a rough patch: they are both thirty-something actors living in Paris. They randomly decide to leave the city and fly away to Kullorsuaq, one of the most remote villages of Greenland, where Thomas' father ...
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: fish out of water, village, society, friendship, life philosophy, disorder, youth, city, actor, actor's life, adventure, seal the animal ...
Time: contemporary
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