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, semi serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, ex husband ex wife relationship, car chase, divorced parents, outsmarting, road accident, fight for supremacy, love hate relationship, male female fight, family conflict, con trick, couples, disorder, nagging and grouching, airplane, hotel, volcano, song, boat, chase, marriage, bus, airport, eagle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2010
Place: europe, france, iceland, greece

Most similar movies to The Volcano

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about disorder, nothing goes right, couples, friends, family relations, couple relations and buddies mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Volcano: Change of Plans (2009), A Pain in the Ass (2008), Changing Sides (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: semi serious, witty, realistic, biting, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, midlife crisis, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, disorder, friends, intrigue, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, cynical, dark humor
Plot: hitman, hotel, odd couple, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, farce, disorder, assassination attempt, spouse leaving, snitch, police, photographer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, light, funny, feel good, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, disorder, unsupportive spouse, parents and children, relationship vs career, dull life, nothing goes right, family life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: introspection, romance, buddies, nothing goes right, couple relations, family life, twentysomething life, couples, family relations, friends, disorder, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, light, entertaining, funny, sincere ...
Plot: buddies, hypochondriac, looking for love, social misfits, love and romance, misfit, doctor patient relationship, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, impersonating, mistaken identity, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, politics, partners, society, frontier town, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, customs officer, comedy duo, social relations, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farce, on the road, journalism, nothing goes right, adventure, cons and scams, media satire, dishonesty, media, disorder, buddies, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, babies and infants, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family life, couples, family relations, immigrants, interracial relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, not serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, misfit partners, farce, on the road, culture clash, nothing goes right, partners, disorder, goofy hero, mistaken identity, fish out of water, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, cross country, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, dark humor, cynical, semi serious, realistic
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, teaching the ways of the world, odd couple, introspection, life is a bitch, dealing with death, unfulfillment, power relations, buddies, couple relations, pregnancy, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: airplane, rebelliousness, hijacking, nothing goes right, rebellion, disorder, friends, fear of flying
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, europe, france, tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 380
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: rabbi, couple relations, culture clash, romance, midlife crisis, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit, couples, disorder, immigrants, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, israel, europe, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, estrangement, nothing goes right, family problems, family relations, disorder, golden years, infidelity, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 576
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, cynical ...
Plot: hidden identity, gender bending, midlife crisis, social relations, unlikely couple, impossible love, unemployment, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, fortune teller, loss of job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 1K
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: uplifting, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: life turned upside down, optimism, disability, against the odds, ambition, hopes, dancer's life, supportive spouse, contests and competitions, follow your dream, memory loss, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 665
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: self discovery, midlife crisis, couple relations, dull life, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, disorder, hotel, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 959
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: eccentric family, nothing goes right, family problems, suburbs, social relations, disorder, losing-it hero, unlikely criminals, contests and competitions, obsession, down on your luck, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 218
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: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: buddies, golden years, cons and scams, nothing goes right, dishonesty, elderly, partners, disorder, friends, gangsters, crimes, scam ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, buddies, marijuana, drug humor, misfit partners, drug dealing, friends, disorder, chase, drug abuse, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, offbeat, realistic
Plot: society, on the road, obsessive quest, political unrest, politics, escapades, love and romance, friends, legislation, college graduate, absurd humor, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, arc de triomphe paris, paris france
⇓ 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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, beach, family relations, childhood friends, new love, conflict, resort, disorder, friends, camp, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, actor's life, showbiz, filmmaking, store, artists and showbiz, hollywood, ghost, desire for fame, celebrity culture, cons and scams, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic, cynical
Plot: starting over, parents and children, vengeance, robbery, burlesque, homecoming, bank, family problems, golden years, uninhibited rivalry, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, talky, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, on the road, gambling, fired from the job, advertising, down on your luck, nothing goes right, roulette, hopes, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, new york, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, not serious, realistic, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, mischievous children, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, nothing goes right, family life, family relations, disorder, siblings relations, eccentric family, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri, cross country, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: road movie, stylized, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: on the road, traffic jam, stoners, fish out of water, car, disorder, misfit, technology, lifestyle, road, car damage, car accident ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: amsterdam, france, europe, netherlands, holland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.4
 666
Housewarming (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chantal, an advocate involved in defending homeless illegal immigrant, decides to refurbish her flat. Following her convictions she calls Columbian workers led by an unforeseeable architect. In the mean time a former client decides he is in love ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, nothing goes right, disorder, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, immigrants, losing-it hero, single parent, boss and employee, family in crisis, fall in love, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ 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, comedy of errors, addiction, car thief, drug abuse, eccentric family, nothing goes right, crimes, disorder, friends, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: semi serious, gloomy, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, friends, best friends, vase, auction, audition, buddies, soccer, risk, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 802
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: beach, parents and children, life turned upside down, fish out of water, ocean or sea, family relations, disorder, buddies, introspection, self discovery, partners, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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