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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: children, cheating wife, beach, fortune telling, summer vacation, dentist, cafe, widow, routine, publisher, spell, extramarital affair, riding a bicycle, eel, suicide attempt, island, female nudity, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, 18 year old, older man younger woman relationship, abusive mother, unfaithful husband, blind date ...
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, family relations and friendship mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Husbands, the Wives, the Lovers: The Two Crocodiles (1987), Exterior Night (1980), We Need a Vacation (2002), Peppermint Soda (1977), Kiss & Tell (2018). 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: friendship, salesman, hospitality, harbor, cafe, female nudity, taxi
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: love hate relationship, homelessness, old friend, male female relationship, old friends, writers, declaration of love, unemployed, unemployment, homeless, taxi, taxi driver ...
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: best friend, coming of age, youth, summer vacation, violence, interracial friendship, farm, being followed, anonymous letter, following someone, friendship between boys, teenager ...
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76%
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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, school, political protest, female protagonist, jewish girl, high school, friendship, children, menstruation, schoolgirl, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: year 1963, 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: entertaining, romantic, light, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: school, couple relations, love affair, male female relationship, relationships, humour, family relations, love and romance, romantic relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, extramarital affair ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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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: humorous, sincere, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, youth, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, society, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, friendship, dysfunctional family, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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Ninguém Ama Ninguém Por Mais de Dois Anos (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "No one loves anyone for more than two years" is an adaptation of Nelson Rodrigues' work about five couples that live in Brazil in the early 60's, who are seen by the society as conventional people, but whose intimate lives turn ...
Plot: romance, seductress, cuckold, unfaithful husband, sex with a maid, extramarital affair, seduction, wedding, cheating wife, infidelity, love, voyeur ...
Time: 60s, 50s
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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, humorous, realistic, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, sexual content, couples, midlife crisis, siblings relations, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, older woman younger man relationship, dentist, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: croatia, europe
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61%
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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, humorous, light, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, family in crisis, female nudity, blended family, parents and children, family relations, cross cultural relations, family, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, married couple, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
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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: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: romance, singleness, infidelity, midlife crisis, sexual relations, love affair, media satire, love triangle, fall in love, pregnancy, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: venice, italy, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex on a train, prostitution, sex, blackmail, call girl, female nudity, lesbian, lesbianism, elevator operator, nightclub ...
Place: paris france
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59%
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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, visually appealing, realistic, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: sea, seaside, 16 year old, older man younger woman sex, seductress, coming of age, teenage girl, sex scene, female protagonist, teenage sexuality, yacht, oral sex ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous
Plot: incest, forbidden love, coming of age, female nudity, father daughter relationship, lesbian, teenage girl, widower, implied incest, obscenity, incestuous relationship, age difference ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Fill 'er Up with Super (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Klouk drives a station wagon with his friends.
Plot: infertility, car salesman, loss of job, ex husband ex wife relationship, female nudity, motherhood, sex talk, on the road, hashish, bad trip, male nurse, motel ...
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Place: paris france, cannes
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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: erotica, swinger couple, beach, desire, female nudity, male nudity, menage a trois, cuckold, hitchhiker, skinny dipping, coastal town, widow ...
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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, melancholic, touching, reflective ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, cheating wife, infidelity, older woman younger man sex, writer's life, dysfunctional family, masturbation, writers, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, secrets, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, contemplative
Plot: femme fatale, lawyer, cheating wife, older man younger woman relationship, love triangle, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, bodyguard, promiscuous daughter, dishonesty, legal, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: monaco, riviera, french riviera, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, crimes, love and romance, artist, photograph
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: sleepwalking, female nudity, beach, male nudity, holiday, bra, swimming pool, shower, female director, group shower
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51%
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 ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, businesswoman, finance, money, banker, lgbt, execution, bisexuality, lesbianism, corruption, bank ...
Time: 1920s
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48%
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: realistic, sincere, disturbing, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, brittany
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48%
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, intellectual
Plot: theft, passion, maid, uncle niece relationship, teen angst, kleptomania, teenage girl, escape, beach, coming of age, fetish, age difference ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, year 1950, post world war two
Place: normandy, paris france, france
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46%
A World Without Women (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 56 min.
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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching
Plot: love and romance, misfit, looking for love, physical appearance, bittersweet, encounter, male female relationship, beach, sea, mother daughter relationship, seaside, apartment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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46%
Love at the Top (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The relationship between a successful businessman and a prostitute is exploited by a cynical novelist.
Style: erotic, suspense, biting, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: female nudity, topless, cuckold, quitting job, intercourse, old friends, manipulation, old friend, murder, womanizer, revolution, adultery ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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45%
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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
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Time: 1930s
Place: venice
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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: sexual, serious, emotional, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, date night
Plot: male teacher female student affair, high school, coming of age, forbidden love, teachers and students, romance, lifestyle, teacher student relationship, fall in love, teacher student romance, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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43%
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Day Off (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: touching, feel good, suspense, light, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, rescue, teenage girl, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship, missing son, school, student, schoolgirl ...
Place: brittany
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42%
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: semi serious, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: riding a bicycle, friendship between men, friendship, desire for fame, lifestyle, ambition, actor's life, partners, odd couple, comeback, aspiring actress, retirement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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The Smile (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An old psychiatrist finds out that he is likely to suffer a second and probably fatal heart attack in the near future. As a consequence he becomes determined to seduce Odile, a young woman he first encounters in a railway compartment.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: striptease, exhibitionist, sex, tennis player, vanity, heart attack, female nudity, sexuality, stripper, porn, seduction, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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40%
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: taxi driver, machismo, female nudity, nightclub, jet ski, summer vacation, seaside, beach, radio dj, gay stereotype, real estate agent, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: provence, mediterranean sea, saint tropez, riviera, paris france ...
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