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The Very Private Life of Mister Sim (2015)
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The Very Private Life of Mister Sim (2015)
Original name: La Vie très privée de monsieur Sim
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 passion whereas the sexy, gorgeous Luigia opened her arms to him?
Style: psychological, light, feel good, unusual plot structure, humorous, captivating, contemplative
Plot: father daughter relationship, divorced man, depression, salesman, dentist, ex wife, family relations, parents and children, new job, love, friendship, meaning of life, job, love and romance, life is a bitch, escapades, society, road trip, husband wife relationship, gay, airplane, mountain, island, snow, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and psychological films with plots about family relations, parents and children, friendship, love, society, love and romance and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Very Private Life of Mister Sim: Real Love (2018), Musical Chairs (2015), Chicken Girls: The Movie (2018), We Love You, You Bastard (2014), Crash Test Aglaé (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Real Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Forbach, East of France, today. Mario, a man without much ambition, except where love is concerned, is back to square one after his wife left home. He now must raise his two adolescent daughters by himself, while going through some sort of a teenage ...
Style: unusual plot structure, light, humorous, feel good, psychological ...
Plot: teenage girl, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, teenager, school, family relations, society, youth, friendship, friends, burglary, drugs ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium
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95%
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Musical Chairs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Perrine, a single, slightly awkward musician, loves birthday parties. One day she accidentally causes a man to fall into a skip at the waste disposal centre. When she learns that he´s in a coma, the young woman tries everything to awaken himand ...
Style: touching, psychological, light, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: coma, violinist, hospital, musician, boy, teenager, couples, fall in love, love and romance, friends, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Chicken Girls: The Movie (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: With a new principal in town and the Spring Fling in jeopardy, Rhyme and the Chicken Girls must band together to save the dance.
Style: light, unusual plot structure, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, romance, dancing, friends, youth, escapades, teenager, dishonesty, society, music, love, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
We Love You, You Bastard (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A war photographer and absent father, who spends more time taking care of his camera than his four daughters, enjoys a happy life in the Alps with his new girlfriend. But his life is turned upside down the day that his best friend tries to reconcile ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, redemption, family relations, estrangement, love triangle, family gatherings, parents and children, friendship, human nature, mountain, fake illness, photographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Crash Test Aglaé (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Aglaé, a young factory worker, has only one focus in life: her job at a car crash test site. When she learns that the factory is going to be relocated abroad, she accepts, to everyone's surprise, to go to India in order to hold on to her job. ...
Style: road movie, humorous, unusual plot structure, light, tense ...
Plot: friendship, coworker, female protagonist, worker, coworker relationship, factory, co worker co worker relationship, family relations, work abroad, female friendship, life is a bitch, society ...
Place: india, poland, switzerland, kazakhstan
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66%
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No Filter (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beatrice celebrates with her family the release of her book: she tells about the accident of her husband Frederic. He became blind and without filter - always so funny and seductive, he is totally unpredictable. But this book, hymn-to-life, will ...
Style: light, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: husband wife relationship, friendship, blind man, adaptation, hopes, couples, romance, destiny, couple relations, love, society, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Looking: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to ...
Style: light, psychological, unusual plot structure, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: gay, group of friends, love, gay marriage, nightlife, friendship, romance, lgbt, friendship between men, gay club, ex lover, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Lady Luck (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Through their individual trials and turbulence, three strangers are drawn together under one roof.
Style: psychological, light, humorous, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, love, redemption, relationship problems, family relations, romance, strong female presence, love and romance, couples, oral sex, man in underwear, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Looking for Hortense (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, family problems, crumbling marriage, gay, estrangement, family life, disorder, family relations, couples, society, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, husband wife relationship, family history, hypocrisy, irony, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Maman a tort (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Do we really know our parents? Fourteen-year-old Anouk suddenly discovers another side to her mother during an observation workshop that she carries out in the insurance company where her mother works. An immersion week in the company's adult ...
Style: sincere, feel good, light, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, insurance, insurance company, workplace situations, society, youth, parents and children, friendship, friends, chocolate, cafeteria ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, family, family relations, cross cultural relations, parents and children, married couple, escapades, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Flat for Three (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three divorced fathers are forced to live together.
Style: humorous, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: divorced man, father, family relations, parents and children, living together, love and romance, divorced parents, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, kids and family, couple relations, divorce ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Rendez-Vous of D?j?-Vu (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hector meets Truquette on Bastille Day and becomes obsessed with seducing her. The plan is to get her to the seaside pronto. Pator is not complaining, especially if her friend Charlotte comes along for the ride. So off they go, down the country ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: obsessive quest, on the road, society, friends, love and romance, escapades, love, absurd humor, college graduate, legislation, politics, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Memories (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Romain is 23 years old. He would like to be a writer, but for now, it is night porter in a hotel. His father is 62 years old. He retires and pretends to fuck. His roommate is 24 years old. He thinks only one thing: to seduce a girl, any and all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, aging, golden years, introspection, night watchman, disappearance, past, love, homecoming, elderly, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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 ⇓
49%
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: divorce, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family life, kids and family, fatherhood, relationships, parenthood, single parent, father, parents and children, family relations ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Man in a Hurry (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story revolves around Alain, a busy businessman who is always in a rush. In his life, there is no room for spare time or family. But one day, he suffers a stroke, which makes him lose his grasp of language and use one word in place of another.
Style: psychological, sentimental, captivating, humorous
Plot: loss of job, father daughter relationship, stroke, hospital, introspection, self discovery, family relations, couples, relationship vs career, society, speech impediment, zoo ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
It Was the Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Ciraulo family lives in the miserable district of Palermo called "Zen". When one of their children dies in a shootout between mafia gangsters they receive compensation and buy a luxury black Volvo. Things go wrong when Trancredi, ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, psychological, serious ...
Plot: working class, family relations, family problems, parents and children, crimes, society, tragedy, murder, friendship, family life, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, cinema ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 5th century
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
According to her (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Love, motherhood and a musical career strike dissonant chords in this dark tale of a young Russian woman who tries to keep her balance among wealthy French expats in New York.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure, touching ...
Plot: mother, love, immigration, mother love, french, career, piano, couples, love and romance, mother son relationship, women, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Hunky Dory (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A glam rock dilettante's life takes a dramatic turn when his ex unexpectedly drops their 11-year-old son off for the week.
Style: lgbt cinema, tense, psychological, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: abandoned by mother, father son relationship, drug use, gay father, gay lead character, gay, gay interest, parents and children, family relations, single father, baby, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The thirteen survivors of a catastrophe by a tunnel's collapse tries to balance their experience trapped along 15 days inside it with their day-by-day outside it.
Style: captivating, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: survival, tunnel, friendship, love, teenager, parents, husband wife relationship, society, friends, youth, police officer, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, last wish, family problems, ex athlete, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, friendship, society, death, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 729
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, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, family relations, actor's life, parents and children, theater, lifestyle, theatre director, rivalry, friendship, singleness, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: emotional, realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, parents and children, addiction, down on your luck, couples, family problems, hopes, unfulfillment, breakup, divorce, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 385
My Best Part (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jérémie, a young man reaching a breaking point on all fronts, decides to leave behind Paris and return to Limosin, to the home of his intrusive mother.
Style: tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, humorous, touching ...
Plot: male nudity, mental health, actor, therapy, gay, gay interest, family relations, gay lead character, mother son relationship, fall in love, love and romance, gay relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
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The Professor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard, a world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak, and a touch ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, touching, feel good, humorous
Plot: husband wife relationship, drugs, death, father daughter relationship, instructor, cancer, terminal illness, society, family relations, dishonesty, friendship, mentor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hassan and Marcus (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the lives of Mahmoud, a Muslim Sheikh (Omar Sharif) and Boulos, a Christian Theologian (Adel Imam) are threatened by religious extremists on both sides, the Egyptian government inducts them into a witness protection program that requires them ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: on the run, friendship, assassination attempt, switching roles, family relations, culture clash, society, disorder, parents and children, fall in love, fake identity, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%