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The Husbands, the Wives, the Lovers (1989)
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The Husbands, the Wives, the Lovers (1989)
Original name: Les maris, les femmes, les amants
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the summer holidays, a group of women stay behind in Paris whilst their husbands and children take a vacation on the sunny Island of Ré. The women – wives, frustrated spinsters and adolescents – profit from their new-found freedom to sort out their love lives and the men indulge their earthy passions with no less enthusiasm. Only the children seems capable of rising above this infantile summer madness...
Plot: island, cheating wife, female nudity, male female relationship, unfaithful husband, beach, suicide attempt, teenage girl, older man younger woman relationship, summer vacation, dysfunctional family, cafe, fortune telling, widow, dentist, 10 year old, routine, 18 year old, picnic, spell, eel, publisher, ritual sacrifice, extramarital affair, abusive mother ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about female nudity, beach, love and romance, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Husbands, the Wives, the Lovers: The Two Crocodiles (1987), Exterior Night (1980), We Need a Vacation (2002), The French Woman (1977), Peppermint Soda (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Two Crocodiles (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rene (Jean-Pierre Marielle) is a small-time crook who tries to shake down storekeeper Emile (Jean Carmet) in this uneven and humorless comedy. Things change when Rene starts to fall for the terminally boring and provincial Emile.
Plot: harbor, cafe, taxi, female nudity, friendship, hospitality, salesman
Place: brittany, paris france
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Exterior Night (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hoping to make a fresh start, Léo, a jazz musician, takes up temporary residence with his friend Bony, a young writer who is struggling to get his work published. One evening, Léo strikes up an acquaintance with a woman taxi driver, Cora; in spite ...
Plot: woman, short haired female, male female relationship, homeless, jazz club, poker, drinking from a bottle, homelessness, old friend, kicked in the crotch, writers, love hate relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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We Need a Vacation (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It is the end of the school year for the children of a dormitory town. Most of them leave the place for a vacation with their parents but not Lucien and Adama whose parents can't afford the expense. While the big brothers of the housing estate ...
Style: buddy movie
Plot: summer vacation, shaving, violence, brother brother relationship, digging, best friend, caravan, gramophone, nudist, airport, male nudity, garage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The French Woman (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Madame Claude, a well connected Parisienne with dark past, runs a network of high-class call girls. She sends her girls to any place in the world to satisfy sexual desires of wealthy and powerful men. Claude's ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), blackmail, sex, prostitution, fur coat, call girl, lesbianism, lesbian, female nudity
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: contemplative, touching, sincere, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, family relations, friends, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Kiss & Tell (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This French comedy follows various people in two families. Bertrand and his wife, Elizabeth, are a wealthy couple who plan to vacation near the same coastal town as their friends, Jerome and Veronique, who are secretly struggling with financial ...
Style: romantic, funny, entertaining, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: school, male female relationship, romantic relationship, relationships, love story, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, humour, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fired from the job ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Just Between Us (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nikola is a man who knows how to really enjoy life; he's even able to rouse sympathy for his sinful ways. His brother turns a blind eye to his philandering although, with a broken marriage behind him, he doesn't have a clear conscience, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, older woman younger man relationship, sexual content, dishonesty, couples, midlife crisis, siblings relations, husband wife relationship, dentist, urban, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1980s. Stéphanie grows up in La Courneuve, on the outskirts of Paris, in a home where her mother is rarely there and her step-father is brutal. She quickly decides to escape her morose everyday life. Thanks to her grandmother's love, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: follow your dream, dysfunctional family, youth, friendship, hopes, parents and children, society, family problems, teenage life, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Slogan (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Commercial director Serge Faberge (Serge Gainsbourg) is having an affair with Evelyne (Jane Birkin), the 18 year old fiancee of friend Hugh (James Mitchell). His own pregnant wife Francoise (Andréa Parisy) usually does not mind his dalliances, ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: romance, friends, media satire, singleness, midlife crisis, sexual relations, pregnancy, fall in love, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: venice, europe, italy, paris france
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An Easy Girl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Naïma has just turned 16. This summer, she will have to decide what she wants from life if she doesn’t want to miss out. Then her cousin Sofia arrives, with an amazing body and a dangerously seductive lifestyle. Naïma desires only to follow her ...
Style: erotic, realistic, meditative, scenic, melancholic ...
Plot: bare breasts, oral sex, seductress, 16 year old, summer vacation, older man younger woman sex, large breasts, yacht, sea, coming of age, seaside, teenage girl ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Charlotte for Ever (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stan, screeplay writer, had his time of glory in Hollywood. Today, alcoholic with a certain envy for suicide, his only link to life is his daughter, Charlotte.
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: family problems, death in the family, gays and lesbians, prostitute, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gay slur, female nudity, typewriter, lesbian, father daughter relationship, breasts ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Fill 'er Up with Super (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Klouk drives a station wagon with his friends.
Plot: car dealer, highway travel, male nudity, boy, hashish, male nurse, bad trip, on the road, sleeping nude, driver, nudity (full frontal - brief), infertility ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Empire of Desire (1981)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sandra is a rich widow who wants to know the beach house her late husband has left her. She goes there with her lover Odilon, an unscrupulous young man whose studies she's supporting. Helping her with the red tape is dr. Carvalho, a very ...
Plot: beach, swinger couple, desire, female full frontal nudity, widow, coastal town, skinny dipping, cuckold, swimwear, hitchhiker, 69 sex position, cuckolded husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Serial (Bad) Weddings 2 (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Claude and Marie Verneuil face a new crisis. The four spouses of their daughters, David, Rachid, Chao and Charles decided to leave France for various reasons. Here they are imagining their lives elsewhere.
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, humorous
Plot: family in crisis, female nudity, lesbian, married couple, escapades, adventure, dysfunctional family, brazilian, pregnant woman, skype, hijab, burqa ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zig Zag Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of three Parisians - a color-blind painter, a radio show host and a perverted photographer - intertwine and go hilariously out of control.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, love and romance, crimes, photograph, artist
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Roommates Party (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unusually cold winter forces the french government to push the best housed people to accommodate some poor fellow citizens. The decree called "Le Grand Partage" creates some trouble among the residents of a Paris upscale apartment block.
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Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Lady Banker (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The scene is the restless Paris of the interwar years where an attractive and ambitious woman successfully makes her way in a world previously reserved for men: that of high finance. Originating from a humble background, she quickly becomes popular ...
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The Door in the Floor (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Alternately tragic and comic, an exploration of the complexities of love in both its brightest and darkest corners. Adapted from John Irving's best-selling novel A Widow for One Year, the film is set in the privileged beach community of East ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, infidelity, writer's life, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, family problems, coping, loss of son, loss of child, estrangement, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Romaine (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: First Adventure: Romaine goes on vacation by herself. Second Adventure: Romaine dones internships. Third Adventure: Romaine loses her memory ... Three stories of a girl without friends, without hope, without desire.
Plot: female director, female nudity, male nudity, shower, swimming pool, holiday, bra, beach, group shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love at the Top (1974)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The relationship between a successful businessman and a prostitute is exploited by a cynical novelist.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Girls Can't Swim (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gwen is a teenager living in a small coastal town. Lise is her best friend, a city girl who comes every year with her family to spend the summer. This year things are different though; at first Lise might not come at all, and when she does it is ...
Style: sincere, realistic, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A World Without Women (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
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Story: A little sea resort on the Picardie coast, the last week of august. When handing over the keys to a rented apartment, Sylvain makes the acquaintance of two beautiful women. This is a fabulous occasion for him to escape his routine, single life in ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Little Thief (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel Davenne, a married lover; Raoul, a fellow thief; Mauricette ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, intellectual
Plot: fetish, friendship, coming of age, runaway, theft, world war two, romance, youth, family relations, friends, pregnancy, innocence lost ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: paris france, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Girl from Monaco (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brilliant and neurotic attorney goes to Monaco to defend a famous criminal. But, instead of focusing on the case, he falls for a beautiful she-devil, who turns him into a complete wreck... Hopefully, his zealous bodyguard will step in and put ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, contemplative
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: monaco, europe, french riviera, riviera, south of france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Beautiful Person (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the wake of her mother's tragic death, French teenager Junie (Léa Seydoux) transfers to a different high school. Though Junie lives mostly inside her own head, her beauty and stoicism win her the attention of the entire male student ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sexual, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Dressage (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a gathering of would-be society debauchees, the Baron Plessis de Regard and the attractive young Nathalie hatch their individual plans to use sex to respectively ruin and punish their selected enemies. The Baron's plan is to scupper the ...
Style: erotic
Plot: breakfast, bare breasts, female nudity, cunnilingus, female full frontal nudity, incest, fingering, car, blindfold, erotica, pubic hair, psychological torture ...
Time: 1930s
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45%
Full Moon in Paris (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "He who has two women loses his soul, he who has two houses loses his mind." So it goes with Louise played by Pascale Ogier who is dissatisfied with her mundane life in a bleak Parisian new-town. She rents a pied-à-terre in the city so ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, talky
Plot: love and romance, hopes, love triangle, introspection, self discovery, couple relations, couples, relationship problems, best friend, alienation, existentialism, apartment complex ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
On se calme et on boit frais à Saint-Tropez (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager lies to her parents and goes to the South of France instead of studying for the summer. Meeting with her not-so faithful boyfriend and his DJ friend, she discovers her father is also there - with another woman.
Plot: topless, teenage girl in underwear, swimwear, female nudity, seaside, machismo, underwear, summer vacation, gay stereotype, radio dj, stereotype, flirting ...
Time: 80s
Place: riviera, mediterranean sea, saint tropez, paris france, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bicycling with Molière (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Serge Tanneur (Fabrice Luchini) is at the pinnacle of his acting career when he decides to turn his back on show business and become a hermit living off of France’s Atlantic coast. Three years later, Gauthier Valence (Lambert Wilson), a beloved TV ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, riding a bicycle, lifestyle, desire for fame, actor's life, ambition, odd couple, partners, comeback, solitude, friendship between men, cycling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting
Plot: world war two, satire, hidden identity, dishonesty, war, couples, switching roles, friendship, interview, lie, french resistance, con artists ...
Time: 1940s
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