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Dumas (2010)
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Dumas (2010)
Original name: L'autre Dumas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their artistic collaboration for they have just published "The Count of Monte Christo", "Queen Margot" and "The Three Musketeers". If it's Maquet who writes the majority of the texts, both the honours and fame go to Dumas.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, factual, humorous, tense, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, writer's life, intrigue, buddies, disorder, rivalry, lie, collaboration, writers, partners, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, hidden identity, female nudity, sex scene, male female relationship, womanizer, unrequited love, love at first sight, older man younger woman relationship, cow, death of father, casual sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, dishonesty, society, disorder, artists and showbiz, rivalry and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like Dumas: Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), Small World (2010), Cyrano, My Love (2018), Vincent (2014), The Viceroys (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.
Style: touching, witty, captivating, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: poet, tragic love, friendship, duel, love triangle, romance, power of love, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, military, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, england
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, mystery, memory loss, investigation, haunted by the past, intrigue, family life, society, family relations, flashback, crime, friendship ...
Place: france, europe
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Cyrano, My Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: December 1897, Paris. Edmond Rostand is not yet thirty but already two children and a lot of anxieties. He has not written anything for two years. In desperation, he offers the great Constant Coquelin a new play, a heroic comedy, in verse, for the ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological, humorous
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: love, theater, writers, family, hopes, ambition, writer's life, escapades, obsession, friendship, life philosophy, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
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Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Vincent has an extraordinary ability: his strength and reflexes increase tenfold when in contact with water. To make full use of this gift, he settles in a region with many lakes and rivers, and that is isolated enough to allow him to live a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, humorous, emotional, serious ...
Plot: love affair, fall in love, supernatural, supernatural ability, hidden identity, disorder, romance, small town, river, social relations, lake or river, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, atlantic ocean, quebec
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The Viceroys (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, psychological, atmospheric, epic, saga ...
Plot: family relations, politics, political unrest, intrigue, rivalry, society, dishonesty, revolution, family life, royal family, parents and children, downfall ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, fall in love, love affair, couples, actor's life, love and romance, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
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Trust Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comical fresco on human misdemeanors and betrayals... A film about our right to not be perfect.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: love affair, actor's life, disorder, theater, landlord, play, betrayal, strong female presence, love and romance, artists and showbiz, rehearsal, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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I, Don Giovanni (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: casanova, mozart, opera, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, musician's life, writer's life, rivalry, womanizer, stage performance, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century, 1780s
Place: venice, italy, austria, europe, vienna
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Doors of Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, rise to the top, misfit, leadership, family relations, on the road, boss and employee, small town, disorder, salesman, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: provence, farm, inheritance, countryside, conspiracy, avarice, village life, human nature, parents and children, village, cons and scams, down on your luck ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: radio show, parents and children, introspection, disorder, self discovery, midlife crisis, media, family relations, dishonesty, strong female presence, hidden identity, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Disco (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Endetté jusqu'au cou dans une affaire de water bed, Didier Travolta, 40 ans, vit au Havre dans le quartier populaire du Grand Large chez sa maman : Madame Graindorge. Il reçoit une lettre de la mère de son fils Brian, 8 ans, qui vit en ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: dancer's life, ambition, rise and fall, follow your dream, self discovery, best friends, society, rivalry, love and romance, buddies, rising to stardom, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, normandy
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The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, writer's life, introspection, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, playwright, society, friendship, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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52%
The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: king of france, ballet, intrigue, love triangle, tragic love, infidelity, love and romance, rise and fall, prodigy, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 17th century
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Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in 1920s Shanghai, Ma Zouri and Xiang Feitian establish a notorious beauty pageant called the Flowers Competition. All of the city's elite attend the gala event, but when Wanyan Ying unexpectedly wins, it sets into motion a series of tragic ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, tense, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, nightlife, contests and competitions, love affair, nightclub, ambition, prostitute, beauty pageant, intrigue, danger, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, Brazil, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain’s early Golden Age of Theatre in the 16th Century. Lope returns home from war and enters the theatre world when a producer’s beautiful daughter takes a ...
Style: serious, captivating, clever, realistic, stylized
Plot: love triangle, lifestyle, love affair, love and romance, womanizer, artists and showbiz, writer's life, employer employee relationship, playwright, scandal, sex scene, couples ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this radical and endearing black comedy, a group of retrenched female factory workers decide to pool their compensation money… and hire a hit man to liquidate their boss.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: factory worker, hitman, vengeance, unemployment, assassination attempt, partners, obnoxious boss, nothing goes right, rivalry, disorder, workplace, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: france, europe
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Marquise (1997)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marquise is a drama about the rise and fall of a beauteous actress. As cheerfully portrayed by Sophie Marceau, the eponymous heroine is an engagingly ribald, but perhaps rather too modern, character. She rises from an impoverished background to ...
Style: captivating, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: tragic hero, society, rise and fall, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, intrigue, prostitute, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couple relations, love triangle ...
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Hallelujah! (2009)
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Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, priest, fake priest, social relations, disorder, impostor, farce, village, hidden identity, prison, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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The Big Bad Wolf (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once upon a time in 2012, three brothers lived happily. One day their mom fell into a coma. So Henri, Philippe, and Louis suddenly started wondering about the meaning of their lives and were swamped by a wave of existential doubts. An entirely new ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: family relations, infidelity, couples, disorder, siblings relations, life turned upside down, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of mother, older man younger woman relationship, hospital ...
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Place: france, paris france, versailles
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Let's Be Friends (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Mendelbaum est un informaticien trentenaire, célibataire, timide, hypocondriaque et transparent. Depuis Vicky, sa dernière histoire d'amour, il a du mal à remonter la pente. Son travail dans une grande tour de la Défense, peu propice ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, looking for love, odd couple, obsessive quest, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, love and romance, buddies, singleness, support group, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Crossed Tracks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The successful novelist Judith Ralitzer is interrogated in the police station about the disappearance of her ghost-writer. A serial-killer escapes from a prison in Paris. A missing school teacher leaves his wife and children. In the road, the ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: meet the parents, hidden identity, mysterious character, lifestyle, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, intrigue, deadly, missing person, rivalry, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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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, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, friendship, nothing goes right, love triangle, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, uninvited guest, disorder, couples, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Anton Chekhov 1890 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Summer 1890. In order to make some money to feed his family, Anton Chekhov, modest physician, wrote short stories for newspapers to sign Antosha Tchékhonté. Important characters, writer and editor, just make him aware of his talent. His situation ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: literature, writer's life, tuberculosis, life is a bitch, couple relations, obsession, convict, infidelity, family relations, writers, siblings relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Paper Birds (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jorge and Enrique are two artist in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieté company that travel around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the Republic Army ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: performer's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, life is a bitch, society, orphan, spanish civil war, friendship, rivalry, adoption, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: spain, europe
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Waiting for Heaven (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Eflatun is a master miniature artist who's living in 17th century Istanbul. One day, he's taken to the vizier's mansion by force. There he learns that Danyal, one of the Ottoman princes who has ignited an insurrection, is arrested in ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: military, rebellion, love affair, rebelliousness, fight for supremacy, rivalry, love and romance, society, state affairs, battles, political unrest, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, constantinople
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43%
The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the medieval times, Martin Guerre returns to his hometown in the middle of France, after being away in the war since he was a child. Nobody recognise him, and the people who knew him suspect he is not Martin, but he knows all about his family ...
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: homecoming, village, countryside, identity theft, courtroom drama, romance, disorder, dishonesty, mysterious character, society, love and romance, disagreement ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france
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Purple Butterfly (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a secret police unit tasked with dismantling Purple Butterfly.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: japanese occupation, war, wartime life, rivalry, political unrest, love affair, anti war, tragic hero, hidden identity, love and romance, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, 2000s
Place: japan, china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mister Lonely (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe, who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple.
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, surreal, avant garde ...
Plot: switching roles, love and romance, artists and showbiz, friends, tragic love, lovers reunited, celebrity culture, couple relations, husband wife relationship, nun, eccentricity, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, scotland
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40%
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Conception (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of bored well-off young adults come up with anarchic concept of Conceptionism, that promotes absolute looseness when it comes to sex and drugs, but total rejection of money and ego. However, their movement won't last long.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, friends, buddies, rebellion, intrigue, society, rebelliousness, student life, mistaken identity, anarchism, drugs, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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