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The Scapegoat (2013)
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The Scapegoat (2013)
Original name: Au bonheur des ogres
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There is something strange - some would even say abnormal - about the Malaussène family. But if you take a closer look, no one could be happier than this cheerfully chaotic family, even though their mother is usually off on one romantic adventure or another. Life is never a bore for Benjamin Malaussène, professional scapegoat and the older brother responsible for this horde of kids. But when incidents happen wherever he goes, police and colleagues begin to eye him suspiciously. It soon becomes a matter of life and death to find out what is going on and who is so interested in ruining his life. Written by Pathe International
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, scapegoat, protagonist as suspect, disorder, family relations, chases and races, chase, on the run, shopping mall, fugitives, siblings relations, wooing, eccentric family, giraffe, bomb, department store
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and captivating films with plots about family relations, disorder, parents and children, life turned upside down, couples, siblings relations and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like The Scapegoat: The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011), The Easy Way Out (2014), Through My Own Eyes (2013), The Ultimate Accessory (2013), A Happy Event (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 98 min.
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Place: france, europe
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The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
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The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
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Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
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Duration: 107 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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