Movies like On My Way

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On My Way (2013)
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On My Way (2013)
Original name: Elle s'en va
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Deneuve plays sassy grandmother Cathy who takes to the road after being betrayed by her lover and learning her business is on the verge of bankruptcy on the same day. During a weeklong odyssey across France, she spends time with a grandson she hardly knows and reconnects with her past as former Miss Brittany through a reunion for former beauty queens.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, road movie, semi serious
Plot: on the road, strong female character, family relations, parents and children, elderly, self discovery, estrangement, restaurant, aging, countryside, starting over, mother daughter relationship, strong female lead, older woman younger man, hopes, bankruptcy, reunion, grandmother grandson relationship, mother daughter conflict, cigarette smoking, fainting, vomiting, shoplifting, estranged mother, cook ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france

Most similar movies to On My Way

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, elderly, golden years, hopes, aging and on the road mostly in Comedy, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like On My Way: Me and My Sister (2004), Bright Days Ahead (2013), Paris of the North (2014), All Together (2011), Magic Men (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, parents and children, hopes, unfulfillment, siblings relations, dull life, breaking point, optimism, province, only child, marriage crisis, decadence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bright Days Ahead (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bright days ahead? Caroline has retired, at last. A new life lies before her: time to take care of her children, her husband, and, most of all, herself. However, she soon comes to realize that this new freedom is synonymous with boredom and ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: cheating wife, dentist, hopes, romance, against the rules, golden years, parents and children, young at heart, self discovery, love affair, couples, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: elderly, village, aging, estrangement, social relations, teachers and students, parents and children, village life, power relations, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, parents and children, family relations, couples, friends, couple relations, golden years, elderly, old age, heart attack, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.9
 137
Magic Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An elderly Israeli Jew of Greek origins was sent to Greece to represent his town in a town twinning ceremony, however he went instead to search for his friend from the childhood, who saved him from the Holocaust. In meantime he formed a special ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: religions or cults, family problems, aging, estrangement, on the road, elderly, dedication event, escapades, quibbling, parents and children, family relations, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
My Father's Bike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grandfather's wife unexpectedly leaves him for another man and this sparks a series of events. His son and grandson arrive from abroad and set of for a journey to find a woman dear to each of them.
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: aging, countryside, musician's life, family problems, artists and showbiz, family relations, nagging and grouching, family in crisis, parents and children, quibbling, on the road, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.3
 677
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, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: radio show, hidden identity, dishonesty, disorder, introspection, media, parents and children, family relations, opposites attract, self discovery, midlife crisis, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 736
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, introspection, aging, golden years, family relations, parents and children, hopes, children, retirement home, classroom, photograph, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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In the Courtyard (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Antoine is a musician. The forties, he suddenly decides to end his career. After a few days of wandering, he gets a job as a janitor. Mathilde lives in the old building in the east of Paris where he takes office. This is a young retiree, generous ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: elderly, retiring, friends, golden years, aging, career change, midlife crisis, friendship, drugs, bicycle, death, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, elderly, on the road, reunion, golden years, eccentric family, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, telephone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, new york, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.3
 4K
The Clown (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The life of the owners of Circus Esperança, Puro Sangue e Pangaré, father and son, who plays two clowns. At a certain point, Pangaré starts showing tiredness and sadness for being an unhappy clown.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, touching, realistic
Plot: identity crisis, circus, self discovery, countryside, on the road, introspection, follow your dream, parents and children, family relations, escapades, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.1
 679
Latin Lover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, family problems, family life, ego clash, rivalry, estate, estrangement, family gatherings, siblings relations, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 821
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: aging, midlife crisis, elderly, family life, family problems, couples, college, leaving home, lifestyle, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 2K
Road North (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A sly riff on the Prodigal Son story, Mika Kaurismaki's latest — about a joyless workaholic concert pianist who ends up on a wild ride with his long-lost rapscallion father — is a funny and cogent analysis of machismo, abandonment issues ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: reunion, on the road, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, fat man, dysfunctional family, secret past, robbery, male nudity, road trip, stolen car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Plot: pregnancy, elderly, parents and children, family relations, golden years, life turned upside down, romance, siblings relations, step siblings, disorder, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 34K
The Guilt Trip (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An inventor and his mom hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: road trip, on the road, family relations, parents and children, single parent, salesman, protective parent, parent child relationship, overprotective mother, talking while driving, mother son relationship, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, new jersey, san francisco, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: touching, talky, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: comedy of errors, society, estrangement, family problems, couple relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, immigrants, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Over the Hill Band (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon the death of her husband, Claire (70) decides to reconnect with her estranged son, down and out R&B musician Sid. She asks him to help her restart the old girl group she used to sing in with two of her friends from the old days. The rebel ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: reunion, old lady, girl group, female bonding, golden years, artists and showbiz, parents and children, family relations, overnight success, friends, aging, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Discoverers (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Washed-up history professor Lewis Birch takes his begrudging teenagers Zoe and Jack on a road trip to a conference in hopes of jumpstarting his career and reconnecting with his kids. But, when Lewis’s estranged father Stanley goes missing on a ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, road movie
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, road trip, highway travel
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
You'll Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Leo is 10 and wise beyond his years. A solitary dreamer who seeks refuge in books. When the carefree 20-year-old Theo steps into his life, it forces Leo out of his shell. Despite their age difference, the two becomes best friends, helping each other ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family relations, youth, coming of age, nanny, friendship, parents and children, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, abused child, mental illness, father son relationship, adult child friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 555
Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: buddies, best friends, unemployment, self discovery, midlife crisis, friendship, on the road, introspection, alcohol abuse, human nature, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: offbeat, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: couples, family problems, eccentric family, estrangement, dysfunctional family, family life, love and romance, homecoming, family relations, parents and children, hopes, couple relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Welcome to Argentina (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marcus and his brother Antoine land in Argentina to celebrate their cousin's wedding and to discover the pleasures of the capital, Buenos-Aires. Marcus is joyful, while Antoine, who has just been dumped, is completely down. Marcus is well ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie
Plot: couples, family relations, siblings relations, on the road, self discovery, brother brother relationship, wedding party, pharmacist, brothel, wine tasting, meteorite, medication ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: friendship, love triangle, human nature, introspection, estrangement, friends, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, family gatherings, family relations, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic
Plot: farm, isolation, couples, elderly, fish out of water, misfit, starting over, odd couple, urban, village, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Summer of Flying Fish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manena is the headstrong adolescent daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacation to one thing : the invasion of his artificial lagoon by carps. While he employs increasingly radical methods, Manena has her first romantic ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, youth, teenage life, coming of age, countryside, obsession, parents and children, hot spring, dynamite, estate, landowner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
How About You... (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the ...
Style: humorous, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: disgruntled, getting along, family relations, wisdom of life, retirement home life, golden years, retirement home, self discovery, elderly, aging, countryside, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Itinerary of a Spoiled Child (1988)
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A foundling, raised in the circus, Sam Lion becomes a businessman after a trapeze accident. However, when he reaches fifty and becomes tired of his responsibilities and of his son Jean-Philippe, he decides to disappear at sea. However, he runs into ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: circus, starting over, midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, family relations, hopes, reunion, safari, father daughter relationship, assumed dead, lion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, paris france, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. As an Oriental ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: elderly, aging, family relations, parents and children, golden years, nothing goes right, human nature, disorder, laughter, pills, summer, flat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: on the road, hopes, family relations, parents and children, down on your luck, small town life, rise to the top, friends, self discovery, redemption, destiny, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%