Movies like Paris or Perish

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Paris or Perish (2013)
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Paris or Perish (2013)
Original name: Paris à tout prix
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maya is living the ultimate fashionistas dream: she is working as a stylist for one of the French trend setters, in the capital of haute-couture: Paris. One of the IT girls of fashion, shes following her dreams until one night, when her life takes a sudden turn: shes being deported back to Morocco, after being stopped for over speeding, because her Visa expired some time ago. So in no more than 24 hours, shes deported back to her family and original country. The strong cultural shock and the judgmental differences are pushing the woman to obtain back her place in the city of dreams and her dreams, no matter the costs. But that doesn't mean she will have to return alone, as she finds other things also among her way back to the city.
Style: humorous, inspirational, funny, light, feel good, sweet, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: fashion, hopes, rise to the top, escapades, life turned upside down, deportation, misfit, getting home, ambition, fashion designer, society, immigrants, culture clash, muslim, brother sister relationship, childhood home, rivalry, stereotypes, women, trial, relationships, adaptation, female director, disorder, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, morocco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about disorder, society, friendship, ambition, culture clash, couples and friends mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Paris or Perish: Serial (2014), Barbecue (2014), Lotoman (2011), Hello, Goodbye (2008), The Tuche Family (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Barbecue (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Camilla, born a bitch, realizes that she doesn't have the life she deserves and decides that the only destiny worthy of her is that of a royal princess.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, suspense ...
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Lotoman (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: dominican republic
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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 ...
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The Tuche Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: social differences, lottery, life turned upside down, eccentric family, fish out of water, family life, misfit, culture clash, society, disorder, family relations, wealth ...
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Place: paris france, france
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victor and Margot are both lawyers in a major consulting firm and form a solid couple in private. Yet one day they find themselves competing for the same job promotion. How will their relationship stand up to the outcome?
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Crimes of Fashion (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Brooke, a plain but creative and hard-working student at the top fashion school in the nation, who has come a long way from her tough childhood spent going from one foster home to another as an orphan. She has always dreamed of becoming a fashion ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
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49%
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Country: France
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Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
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Country: France
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47%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Venezuela
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, stylized
Plot: performer's life, disorder, couples, friends, immigrants, hopes, culture clash, fall in love, friendship, twentysomething life, love triangle, uninhibited rivalry ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, buddies, lifestyle, against the odds, obsessive quest, follow your dream, showbiz, artists and showbiz, escapades, once promising, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Bagboy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager enters the competitive world of grocery store bagging.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
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The Love Guide (2011)
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Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Place: usa
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46%
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Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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