Movies like On My Way

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On My Way (2013)
 6.4
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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, touching, humorous, road movie, semi serious
Plot: on the road, parents and children, family relations, elderly, strong female character, restaurant, self discovery, aging, countryside, estrangement, starting over, mother daughter relationship, strong female lead, older woman younger man, hopes, reunion, bankruptcy, 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 semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, elderly, golden years, on the road, aging and self discovery mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like On My Way: Me and My Sister (2004), Paris of the North (2014), All Together (2011), My Father's Bike (2012), Memories (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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: siblings relations, unfulfillment, decadence, only child, marriage crisis, frigidity, province, luxury, housewife, sibling relationship, bourgeoisie, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris 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: parents and children, village, family relations, aging, teachers and students, village life, estrangement, elderly, power relations, social relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: aging, friendship, golden years, elderly, friends, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family relations, hospital, old age, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, touching, realistic, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: parents and children, on the road, family relations, countryside, musician's life, aging, family in crisis, artists and showbiz, elderly, family problems, quibbling, nagging and grouching ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: aging, elderly, family relations, golden years, introspection, parents and children, hopes, painting, alcohol, christmas tree, roommate, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, realistic, touching
Plot: radio show, self discovery, hidden identity, opposites attract, introspection, parents and children, midlife crisis, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, media, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: on the road, golden years, parents and children, parent child relationship, holocaust survivor, family problems, family relations, aging, estrangement, religions or cults, elderly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, elderly, friends, golden years, aging, midlife crisis, retiring, career change, caretaker, building, janitor, condominium ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: on the road, parents and children, eccentric family, reunion, estrangement, family problems, family relations, golden years, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, elderly, friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, cross country, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: on the road, reunion, parents and children, family relations, estrangement, divorce, death, dying, diabetic, sailor, diabetes, stolen car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 815
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, realistic, touching
Plot: aging, couple relations, midlife crisis, couples, college, family relations, writer's life, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family life, artists and showbiz, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, campus
⇓ 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, semi serious, touching, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: road trip, on the road, single parent, parents and children, family relations, parent child relationship, salesman, protective parent, 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%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: introspection, romance, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, golden years, siblings relations, pregnancy, life turned upside down, elderly, disorder, step siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, comedy of errors, unfulfillment, wife husband relationship, family relations, immigrants, crumbling marriage, parents and children, estrangement, family life, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 548
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, friendship, midlife crisis, friends, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, unemployment, fall in love, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Plot: farm, isolation, odd couple, starting over, village, friendship, hopes, misfit, golden years, village life, fish out of water, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
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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, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: unfulfillment, on the road, follow your dream, brazilian, countryside, introspection, circus, self discovery, parents and children, escapades, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: old lady, female bonding, girl group, reunion, r&b, golden years, music band, parents and children, artists and showbiz, elderly, family relations, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, semi serious, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: golden years, aging, retirement home, elderly, countryside, self discovery, siblings relations, retirement home life, family relations, defiant, disgruntled, disagreement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, countryside, youth, family relations, coming of age, obsession, parents and children, siblings relations, pet dog, dynamite, bourgeoisie, hot spring ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Open Road (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Minor leaguer Carlton Garret takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garret when Carlton’s mother becomes sick. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: parents and children, on the road, nothing goes right, family relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, unfulfillment, family problems, disorder, motel, airport, hotel ...
Place: houston texas
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the road, siblings relations, family relations, self discovery, couples, wedding party, brother brother relationship, karaoke, cousin, old car, hotel receptionist, meteorite ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family life, couples, family relations, couple relations, eccentric family, estrangement, hopes, love and romance, family problems
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: nanny, coming of age, friendship, youth, friends, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, adult child friendship, 11 year old, abused child, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: on the road, dysfunctional family, self discovery, parents and children, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, road trip, highway travel
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: redemption, estrangement, human nature, introspection, friendship, love triangle, parents and children, family gatherings, hopes, love and romance, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 1K
The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship with Hélène,his girlfriend, who is beginning to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: hidden identity, couple relations, urban, parents and children, religions or cults, dishonesty, society, couples, family relations, disorder, boss and employee, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: elderly, golden years, aging, parents and children, family relations, human nature, nothing goes right, disorder, pasta, palm reading, wine, dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, self discovery, infidelity, siblings relations, life turned upside down, gender, couples, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, redemption, small town, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, hopes, family relations, rise to the top, destiny, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%