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The Clink of Ice (2010)
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The Clink of Ice (2010)
Original name: Le Bruit des glaçons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alcoholic writer is visited by an incarnation of his cancer.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, clever, suspense, biting, offbeat
Plot: dark humor, alcohol abuse, self discovery, terminal illness, lifestyle, writer's life, artists and showbiz, cancer, loneliness, life, maid, absurd humor, life is a bitch, dealing with death, love, writers, female nudity, death, alcoholic, hospital, sailboat, spinster, country doctor, brain tumor, breast cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and cynical films with plots about dark humor, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, love and romance and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Clink of Ice: The Ape (2005), Three and Out (2008), Maestro (2014), Les Jours venus (2014), Whiskey with Vodka (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In September 2011 writer Michel Houellebecq briefly disappeared off the face of the earth. Wild rumours began circulating on the Internet that he’d been abducted by Al-Qaeda or aliens from outer space. Some Twitter users even expressed relief that ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic ...
Plot: confined, unlikely criminals, crimes, writer's life, friendship, farce, dark humor, abduction, kidnapping, friends, writers, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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The Ape (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young writer, nearing a mental breakdown caused by his family and boss, moves into an apartment occupied by a walking, talking, foul-mouthed ape in a Hawaiian shirt and Converse High Tops.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, mentally unstable, unlikely couple, dark humor, nothing goes right, writer's life, family life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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85%
Three and Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, crimes, teenage life, cons and scams, writer's life, friends, dark humor, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, euthanasia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
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82%
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Maestro (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, self discovery, actor, jealousy, love, rivalry, friendship, actor's life, countryside, movie actress, movie actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 5th century
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, dealing with death, aging, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, postmodernism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Whiskey with Vodka (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A renowned actor named Otto is the epitome of the problematic but beloved ladies man. Even when drunk he still knows more about filmmaking than does the amateur who is directing him in his latest movie. But what should the unreliable star do when a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, contemplative, offbeat
Plot: alcohol abuse, lifestyle, love and romance, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actor's life, aging, troublemaker, actor, drunk, filmmaking, hung over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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66%
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True Enough (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anne is an attractive woman on the cusp of middle age trying in vain to divide her time fairly between her demanding job as a television presenter and her family. Her colleagues and friends have similar problems though.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: infidelity, couples, lifestyle, writer's life, gender, jazz, ex husband ex wife relationship, jazz singer, television, extramarital affair, body swapping, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Mariages! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, obsession, wooing, parents and children, impossible love, family gatherings, crumbling marriage, love and romance, couples, lovers reunited, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, showbiz, film industry, actor, actress, jazz, television, midlife crisis, motorcycle accident ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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How to Be (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, unfulfillment, introspection, self discovery, youth, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, musician, breakup, musician's life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Balding advertising executive Mr. Baum spends more time on a new ad campaign for purple sunglasses than he does with his own family. But suddenly he is forced to reexamine his life after a doctor tells him that he has an 'aggressive' brain ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: satire, race against time, life is a bitch, dealing with death, unfulfillment, family relations, dark humor, dull life, terminal illness, family life, introspection, jewish
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Orchestra Seats (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, pianist, waitress, reconciliation, fall in love, lifestyle, couple relations, collector, couples, romance, artists and showbiz, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, dark humor, disorder, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last Days of Emma Blank (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman living in a large country home drives her servants to mutiny with her outrageous demands as she waits for death to come for her.
Style: cynical, realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: farce, estate, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, eccentric family, parents and children, family problems, family relations, lifestyle, countryside, dark humor, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Kill Your Darlings (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A desperate young writer is lured on a wild ride through the desert by a mysterious woman in this darkly comic take on the all-American road trip. Along the way they cross paths with a hapless mobster, a 6 foot transvestite and a lovesick housewife, ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, psychological, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: desert, on the road, looking for love, supportive spouse, dark humor, crimes, writer's life, criminal heroes, hollywood, writers, celebrity culture, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Trust Me (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: starlet, showbiz, desire for fame, ambition, lifestyle, prodigy, youth, intrigue, rivalry, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Plot: elderly, disorder, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, golden years, life turned upside down, family relations, pregnancy, siblings relations, step siblings, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 20K
99 francs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Octave is the master of the universe. Octave exercises the profession of copywriter. Today he decides what you will want tomorrow. For him, “man is a product like everything else.” Octave works for the world’s largest advertising agency, Ross ...
Style: psychedelic, humorous, satirical, absurd, clever ...
Plot: advertising, drug abuse, nouveau riche, fighting the system, advertising agency, lifestyle, corporate world, advertising executive, behavior control, society, layoff, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Isn't It Delicious (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Joan Weldon discovers she is dying of lung cancer, she sets out to reconcile her dysfunctional relationships with her three children, her husband, and along the way, her former best friend. The family's destructive ways are offset by messy ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching, humorous
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, one night stand, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, family relations, couples, family problems, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, ego clash, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, suburban life, gender, small town, small town life, suburbs, lifestyle, social relations, obsession, gays and lesbians, lynch mob ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Dark Horse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Abe is a man who is in his thirties and who lives with his parents. He works regretfully for his father while pursuing his hobby of collecting toys. Aware that his family doesn't think highly of him, he tries to spark a relationship with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: toy store, lifestyle, nothing goes right, love and romance, looking for love, disorder, collector, dark humor, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tommy is a vacuum cleaner salesman gripped by the fever of closing the deal. He lives on puffa rice stored in his glove compartment, listens to motivation tapes of his own voice shouting 'Sell, sell, fucking sell' and his punters are up to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: fish out of water, self discovery, working class, introspection, partners, odd couple, job seeking, workplace situations, ambition, blind ambition, reluctant partners, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Reality (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if ...
Style: cynical, thought provoking, semi serious, humorous, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy, naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: sexy, non-linear, experimental, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: interracial relations, dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, urban ghetto life, human nature, voyeurism, family in crisis, social differences, strong sexual content, dark humor, family problems ...
Time: 90s
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42%
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.
Style: thought provoking, tragicomedy, compassionate, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, doctors, redemption, parents and children, life is a bitch, introspection, dark humor, hopes, depression, family, life philosophy, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Free Samples (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Stanford law-school dropout named Jillian escapes to the anonymity of Los Angeles to figure out what she wants to do with her life, and on the day of her college boyfriend's birthday, she finds herself stuck running an ice cream truck fending ...
Style: semi serious, talky, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, lifestyle, dull life, sarcasm, college dropout, life, society, twentysomething life, romance, loneliness, direction and purpose, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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My Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot ...
Style: sexy, suspense, talky, biting, cynical ...
Plot: prostitute, manipulation, infidelity, homeless man, prostitution, eroticism, dark humor, couples, power relations, lifestyle, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
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The Maid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Raquel has been the live-in housekeeper for a kind, reasonably wealthy family for half her life, and the joyless repetition of the job has begun to take its toll. Increasingly dependent on painkillers, Raquel resorts to pranks and childish avoidance ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: master and servant, maid, rivalry, self discovery, social differences, power relations, workplace, dark humor, disorder, family relations, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Odette Toulemonde (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Objectively, Odette Toulemonde has nothing to be happy about, but is. Balthazar Balsan has everything to be happy about, but isn’t. Odette, awkwardly forty, with a delightful hairdresser son and a daughter bogged down in adolescence, spends her ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, optimism, new love, fan, department store, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes, couples, strong female presence, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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