Movies like The Volcano

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The Volcano (2013)
 5.5
 3K
The Volcano (2013)
Original name: Eyjafjallajökull
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull causes major disruptions to travelers' plans around the world. For Alain and Valérie, it's a catastrophe. Because to make it to the small Greek village in time for their daughter's wedding, this divorced couple, whose mutual hatred knows no bounds, will be obliged to set out on the road together.
Style: humorous, road movie, dark humor, cynical, absurd, realistic, semi serious
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, ex husband ex wife relationship, car chase, divorced parents, outsmarting, love hate relationship, road accident, fight for supremacy, male female fight, family conflict, con trick, couples, disorder, nagging and grouching, airplane, hotel, volcano, song, boat, chase, marriage, bus, airport, eagle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2010
Place: iceland, europe, france, greece

Most similar movies to The Volcano

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, couples, friends, family relations, buddies and couple relations mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Volcano: Change of Plans (2009), Changing Sides (2008), A Pain in the Ass (2008), Bachelor Days Are Over (2011), Supercondriaque (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, biting, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, disorder, couples, friendship, uninvited guest, midlife crisis, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, couple relations, family life, family problems, disorder, relationship vs career, nothing goes right, unsupportive spouse, family relations, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A Pain in the Ass (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship develops between a hitman and a suicidal guy who have both checked into the same hotel for different reasons.
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, dark humor, realistic
Plot: hotel, odd couple, hitman, spouse leaving, nothing goes right, farce, comedy of errors, assassination attempt, disorder, snitch, mistaken for gay, bellhop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bachelor Days Are Over (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Arnaud nicknamed "Cui Cui" no longer knows which way to look. He is about to marry Anna but he is not sure he really loves her. To make matters worse, he falls in love during the stag party he has with his friends. And Léa, a nightclub ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, twentysomething life, friends, couple relations, romance, nothing goes right, lifestyle, introspection, buddies, disorder, couples, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Supercondriaque (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Romain Faubert is a 39 year old, single, medical photographer... and a raging hypochondriac. His doctor and only friend Dr. Dimitri Zvenka thinks he knows the cure for Romain: dating! But with the arrival of freedom fighter Anton Miroslav, everyone ...
Style: humorous, sincere, light, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: social misfits, love and romance, buddies, looking for love, misfit, hypochondriac, doctor patient relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, impersonating, couple relations, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 767
Low Cost (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Passengers on a low cost flight from Djerba to Beauvais have their patience tested to destruction when their departure is delayed for eight hours because of a fault with the plane's air-conditioning. In the end, they are so fed up that they ...
Style: realistic, not serious, offbeat, humorous
Plot: airplane, rebelliousness, rebellion, disorder, fear of flying, hijacking, nothing goes right, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, africa, tunisia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, partners, politics, society, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, frontier town, customs officer, comedy duo, colleague colleague relationship, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: france, belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 2K
Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: farce, womanizer, nothing goes right, infidelity, disorder, couples, dishonesty, adultery, adulterer, easter, airport, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, family relations, crumbling marriage, golden years, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, elderly, infidelity, family problems, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 388
Hello, Goodbye (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Israel, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: French film icons Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant star in this romantic comedy about a Parisian couple in their fifties who share a comfortable life, a beautiful home, a posh country club and a midlife crisis. Following a dream vacation to Israel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, romance, disorder, couples, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, society, misfit, religions or cults, midlife crisis, culture clash, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, israel, middle east, europe, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Special Correspondents (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: R2I, a famous news radio station, sends its best reporting duo to Iraq: Frank, journalist, and Poussin, sound engineer. Very quickly, millions of listeners follow their highly documented stories, reflecting the hot intensity of the fighting and the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: cons and scams, money raising, nothing goes right, media satire, friends, escapades, farce, on the road, journalism, media, adventure, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, middle east, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
I'm So Excited! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is an ensemble comedy written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, stylized, absurd ...
Plot: airplane, farce, friends, strong sexual content, disorder, stewardess, gays and lesbians, workplace, nothing goes right, confined, gender, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: spain, mexico, new jersey, boston, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 688
Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: disorder, couples, midlife crisis, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, unfulfillment, subway, ferris wheel, contest, paris metro ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: biting, realistic, dark humor, gloomy, cynical ...
Plot: pregnancy, family gatherings, babies and infants, interracial relations, immigrants, parents and children, youth, family life, couples, eccentric family, family problems, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Vive la France (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muzafar and Feruz are two easy going shepherds from Taboulistan, a tiny country in Asia that is unknown to the rest of the world. To alert the world to his country’s existence, the son of Taboulistan’s president decides to instigate a program of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: terrorism, partners, dishonesty, misfit partners, misdiagnosed, nothing goes right, goofy hero, mistaken identity, danger, culture clash, disorder, government facility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cross country, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 593
Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: cynical, offbeat, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, lifestyle, gender bending, couples, impossible love, unlikely couple, social relations, love and romance, hidden identity, unemployment, prediction, loss of job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 5K
Traffic (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mr. Hulot is the head designer of the Altra Automotive Co. His latest invention is a newfangled camper car loaded with outrageous extra features. Along with the company's manager and publicity model, Hulot sets out from Paris with the intention ...
Style: stylized, road movie, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, traffic jam, fish out of water, disorder, stoners, misfit, lifestyle, car, technology, traffic, invention, perfume ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam, france, europe, netherlands, holland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 1K
The Dope (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alphonse Brown, who firmly believes he is the bastard son of James Brown, meets up with his best friend Scotch after Brown gets out of jail. On their way to Paris to begin careers as recording artists, the pair stumbles across a potent type of ...
Style: offbeat, not serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: disorder, drug abuse, drug dealing, chase, drugs/alcohol, friends, chases and races, crimes, misfit partners, nothing goes right, buddies, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, family life, disorder, couples, eccentric family, youth, mischievous children, family relations, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: missouri, usa, cross country, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.9
 3K
Camping (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Plastic surgeon Michel Saint-Josse is on his way to Spain where he hopes to spend a stress-free holiday in a luxury hotel with his teenage daughter Vanessa. When his car breaks down near a camping, Michel accepts the offer of help from an extrovert ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: beach, friendship, resort, camp, buddies, disorder, couples, friends, family relations, parents and children, snobbism, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 2K
Rumba (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teachers in a rural school, happy couple Fiona and Dom have a common passion: Latin Dancing. One night, after a glorious dance competition, they have a car accident and see their lives turn upside down. Rumba or how optimism and humour can overcome ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, uplifting ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, against the odds, misfit, optimism, elderly, memory loss, disability, hopes, follow your dream, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When former comedian Mark McCarthy is faced with a rare form of cancer, he hires a young, impressionable cameraman to document his crude and comical lessons on what it means to be a man for his unborn son.
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, realistic, semi serious
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, odd couple, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, couples, filmmaking, partners, buddies, pregnancy, dealing with death, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 2K
Eldorado (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Yvan finds a burglar in his house. After some consideration, Yvan decides not to call the police and to drop the lad near the nearby city but he ends up giving him a lift home to his parents. Together, they travel through Belgium and meet some ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: on the road, chevrolet, addiction, drug abuse, eccentric family, disorder, nothing goes right, friends, crimes, comedy of errors, car thief, pubic hair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 219
Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: dark humor, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: cons and scams, friends, golden years, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, partners, buddies, gangsters, dishonesty, elderly, widow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
How Sweet It Is! (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All-American couple who try to bridge the generation gap with their free-spirited son on a trip, frisky business and misunderstandings galore ensue, all funny, vibrant and charming.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: lawyer, photographer, hippie, infidelity, chase, romance, love and romance, on the road, couples, disorder, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 1K
The Villain (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With gun-toting rivals on his tail, a daring bank robber takes refuge in the quiet residential street here he grew up and where his mother, Maniette, still lives. An unscrupulous property developer, Korazy, is buying up the neighborhood to turn it ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, realistic, cynical, humorous
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, starting over, rivalry, bank, re-education, golden years, hopes, homecoming, family problems, burlesque, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 985
The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: eccentric family, couples, suburbs, family problems, social relations, obsession, parole officer, disorder, dysfunctional family, working class, down on your luck, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Rendez-Vous of D?j?-Vu (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hector meets Truquette on Bastille Day and becomes obsessed with seducing her. The plan is to get her to the seaside pronto. Pator is not complaining, especially if her friend Charlotte comes along for the ride. So off they go, down the country ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: love and romance, escapades, friends, college graduate, legislation, obsessive quest, political unrest, society, on the road, politics, police, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, arc de triomphe paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Best Friend (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Catherine refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, friends, best friends, audition, auction, vase, greek, buddies, obsessive quest, dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 817
August 15th (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three men are abandonned by their wives for a few days in the summer holidays. They are alone with five kids to feed and a house to maintain. And they will learn what they did wrong with their wives.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: beach, buddies, ocean or sea, parents and children, life turned upside down, family relations, friends, fish out of water, partners, couples, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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