Movies like A Matter of Size

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A Matter of Size (2009)
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A Matter of Size (2009)
Original name: Sippur Gadol
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four overweight friends from the Israeli city of Ramle are fed up of dieting and the dieting club they belong to. When Herzl (155 kilos), the main protagonist, loses his job as a cook and starts working as a dishwasher in a Japanese restaurant in Ramle he discovers the world of Sumo where large people such as himself are honored and appreciated. Through Kitano (60 kilos), the restaurant owner, a former Sumo coach in Japan (who is supposedly hiding from the Yakuza in Israel), he falls in love with a sport involving "two fatsos in diapers and girly hairdos". Herzl wants Kitano to be their coach but Kitano is reluctant - they first have to earn their spurs. "A MATTER OF SIZE" is a comedy about a ‘coming out’ of a different kind - overweight people learning to accept themselves.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Plot: sumo, wrestling, self discovery, ambition, physical appearance, buddies, friendship, family relations, couple relations, support group, athlete and trainer, job seeking, couples, obesity, sport, best friends, friends, self fulfillment, society, small town, power relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), female director, chef, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about friends, couples, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, buddies and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Matter of Size: The Swimsuit Issue (2008), Let's Be Friends (2005), Colombian Love (2004), All Together (2011), Love Breakups Zindagi (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Swimsuit Issue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: self fulfillment, friendship, buddies, sport, ambition, family relations, sport team, society, swimming, youth, life is a bitch, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Colombian Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tali and Ori are a young Israeli couple. After attending their best friends' wedding, which ended in disaster, they have a big fight, which leads to Ori proposing. But there is trouble in paradise when Ori's conservative father meets Tali, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Love Breakups Zindagi (2011)
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Country: India
Duration: 156 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
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FC Venus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: battle of the sexes, rivalry, couple relations, sport, contests and competitions, romance, buddies, male friendship, friendship between men, sport team, strong female character, soccer coach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany, southern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Matters of Life & Dating (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda Dackman has been diagnosed with breast cancer, but this does not prevent she from seeing the positive side of life and continue their quest for Prince Charming.
Style: witty, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, support group, couples, physical appearance, romance, singleness, breast cancer, dating, best friends, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: touching, realistic, humorous, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Go Figure (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Katelin Kingsford, an Olympic hopeful figure skater wants to train with a Russian figure skating coach. In order to go to go to the school that Natasha is at, Katelin gets a scholarship playing on the girls hockey team.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lulu in the Nude (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 2K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
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51%
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 797
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Style: humorous, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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