Movies like Le Retour du Héros

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Le Retour du Héros (2018)
 6.4
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Le Retour du Héros (2018)
Original name: Le retour du héros
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up.
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: lie, scam, sister sister relationship, marriage proposal, war hero, deserter, wedding, reading a letter aloud, dancing, horse, sex scene, duel, woman slaps man, escapades, lifestyle, storytelling, letter, kiss, napoleonic wars, death, illness, ballroom dancing, shooting, blood, crying ...
Time: 1800s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, disorder, romance, couples, friendship, couple relations and wedding mostly in Comedy, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Le Retour du Héros: Molière (2007), The Players (2012), The Story of My Life (2004), The Chef's Wife (2014), Alibi.com (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Molière (2007)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Molière, a down-and-out actor-cum-playwright up to his ears in debt. When the wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt (so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise), hilarity ensues.
Style: semi serious, stylized, witty, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: playwright, arranged marriage, fall in love, farce, romance, actor's life, secret identity, writer's life, love triangle, mistaken identity, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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95%
 5.3
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The Players (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular situations, ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, couples, sexual relations, storytelling, friends, buddies, sex scene, human nature, couple relations, dog, condom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Story of My Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Raphael is a ghostwriter who takes a job writing for famous footy player Kevin. To his delight and his girlfriend, Murials horror, Kevins current girlfriend is an old (easily rekindled) flame of Raphaels. A freak accident leaves a close friend dead ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: writer's life, couple relations, romance, unfulfilled love, relationship vs career, thirtysomething life, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Chef's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marithé works in a training center for adults. Her mission: to help other people to change direction in their work and to find their vocation. Carole, who lives and works in the shadow cast by her husband, Sam, an energetic and talented ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, romance, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, couples, power relations, fall in love, female friendship, birthday cake, railway station, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Alibi.com (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Greg founded a company called Alibi.com that creates any type of alibi. With his associate, Augustin, and Medhi his new employee, they devise unstoppable stratagems and stagings to cover their clients. But meeting Flo, a pretty blonde who hates men ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, cynical
Audience: date night, teen comedy
Plot: alibi, lie, adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, deception, friendship between men, plan gone awry, farce, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buried truth, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, cannes
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Up for Love (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Diane is a well-known lawyer, divorced for three years. She loses her mobile telephone and receives a call from the person who finds it. That person is Alexandre, a charming man and the perfect gentleman. They make a connection over the phone and ...
Style: witty, romantic, funny, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing
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42%
 5.2
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In and Out (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two couples, Pierre and Aimée, Éric and Pénélope, all share four years of friendship without cloud. Only concern, Penelope and Pierre have become lovers ... The situation becoming untenable, they decide to break. But after a final night of ...
Style: feel good, sexy, entertaining, romantic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, switching bodies, switching roles, love triangle, battle of the sexes, friends, lovers, romance, body swapping, love and romance, secret lover ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Best Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Vadik Volnov (Garik Kharlamov) dies on his own wedding of cannabis overdose and has to prove to God that he is worthy to enter Heaven. During his conversation with God's secretary, Vadik recalls numerous memorable moments of his earthly ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, storytelling, surrealism, dialogue, father son relationship, heroes, adventure, love and romance, family relations, death, wedding, alcohol ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.0
 16K
The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jimmie is seeing his single friends get married one by one. He isn't too worried until his girlfriend Anne catches the bouquet at his friend Marco's wedding. Suddenly, his wild mustang days are numbered. He finally decides to propose to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: inheritance, wedding, bachelor, fall in love, romance, farce, opposites attract, couple relations, bank, friendship, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Brice Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A wannabe surfer parties on the French Riviera while awaiting the perfect wave.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: surf, contests and competitions, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, ambition, disorder, friends, failed attempt, lifestyle, mermaid
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, french riviera, riviera, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kidnapping, Caucasian Style (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shura journalist comes to the Caucasus to shoot a report about the local beauty and tradition, and into Gorski, fiefdom of the local city mayor George Gadzhievich Saahova. Those supporting fashion, given the governor planned to marry a young beauty, ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: adventure, escapades, love and romance, life philosophy, society, youth, romance
Time: 20th century
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Babysitting 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Franck and his girlfriend Sonya, plus some of their friends go on holiday in Brazil. Franck, his friends, two girls and Sonya's grandmother leave to visit a cave, but everything goes wrong and their crazy adventures begin.
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining, cynical
Audience: date night, teen comedy
Plot: found footage, trapped, jungle, group of friends, obsessive quest, friendship between men, friendship, hotel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, plan gone awry, missing person, buried truth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
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Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: racism, interracial relations, verbal byplay, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, couple relations, sister sister relationship, family gatherings, life turned upside down, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Three Many Weddings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, singleness, romance, nothing goes right, love and romance, couples, disorder, supportive coworker, singing in a car, break up, dancing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
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Babysitting (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for a baby-sitter for the night, Marc Schaudel entrusts his son Remy to the care of his employee Franck, a straight man. But the thing that Marc doesn't know, is that Franck is getting 30 years old this weekend and that his son Remy is ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, funny, captivating ...
Audience: teen comedy, date night, family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: found footage, nanny, party, farce, missing person, birthday party, friendship, friendship between men, husband wife relationship, investigation, stupidity, employer employee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: obsessive quest, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, partners, buddies, misfit partners, performer's life, follow your dream, against the odds, escapades, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 336
Crazy Wedding (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vasyl Seredyuk - head of the local Museum - having sent his daughter Katya to a french university, never expected the outcome: a month ago she informed him that she is getting married to a French heart surgeon François. Since then Vasyl’s proud ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, feel good, entertaining
Audience: date night
Plot: father dislikes daughter's boyfriend, engaged couple, interracial couple, wedding preparations and rituals, love and romance, wedding, father in law son in law relationship, culture clash, stereotypes, racist, father daughter relationship
Time: contemporary
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Welcome to the Roses (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two ex-convicts, MG and Gilbert find refuge in a charming middle-class house whose couple is about to celebrate its 20-year old marriage. Our duo has no other solution than to take this entire brood in hostage. But, contrary to all expectations, ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, hostages, confined, prison, crimes, fugitives, gangsters, master and servant, cons and scams, family gatherings, prison life, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Marry Me, Dude (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Yassine asks his best friend Fred to marry him in order to avoid deportation...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, cynical
Audience: teen comedy, date night, boys' night
Plot: friendship between men, buried truth, illegal immigrant, plan gone awry, sarcasm, farce, friendship, following a dream, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, gay stereotype, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Baggage Claim (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her entire family never to wed, Montana embarks on a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: karaoke, marriage proposal, stewardess, looking for love, romance, love and romance, best friends, race against time, couple relations, siblings relations, singleness, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The People I've Slept With (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The People I've Slept With - a promiscuous woman who finds herself with an unplanned pregnancy and needs to figure out who the baby daddy is...NOW. Angela Yang loves sex. She loves it so much she needs to make baseball cards of her lovers to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, looking for love, singleness, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, best friends, sexual relations, couples, sexual promiscuity, unwed pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Last Call for Nowhere (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: French border cop José Fernandez has just one last extradition to do before his long-awaited promotion to the crime bureau. But his detainee Akim, victim of a judiciary glitch, is outraged to find himself saddled with the identity of a potential ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, entertaining, feel good
Plot: deportation, refugee, mistaken identity, refugee camp, fish out of water, adventure, disorder, stereotypes, reluctant partners, foe turned friend, social relations
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Paris, the pharmacist Alice has been an obsessed Woody Allen fan since she was fifteen and has seen all his movies and talks to him alone in her room. When she meets Pierre in a night-club, she finds that he loves jazz and she believes he is her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, witty, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, love and romance, thirtysomething life, love affair, love triangle, love, single woman, looking for love, opposites attract, male objectification, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Young Einstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his invention he meets beatuiful French scientist Marie Curie, as ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, factual, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: atomic bomb, farce, folk hero, prodigy, rock, nobel prize, cons and scams, experiment gone awry, nothing goes right, fish out of water, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, paris france, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
26%
 5.5
 2K
Bitterly! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Progressive and talented Natasha and Roma dream of a European wedding by the sea... but Natasha's stepfather procured a different scenario. Rough official of the city administration considers the celebration as a springboard for their careers, ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light
Plot: wedding, love, wedding preparations and rituals, social relations, escapades, disagreement, sibling relationship, adult humor, father daughter relationship, party, couples, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 1K
What a Mess! (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: The story starts in a Siberia where world's biggest diamond was found. It is so valuable that it may not only pay off the enormous national debt, but also allow every Russian citizen to move to the Canary Islands. However, Mafia plans to steal ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, absurd, feel good
Plot: brother brother relationship, drunkenness, family relations, diamond, long lost son, long lost relative, embezzler, twin brother, cons and scams, escapades, couple relations, wedding ...
Place: russia, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new ...
Style: stylized, romantic, sweet, inspirational, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: shakespeare, forbidden love, cross dressing, theater, verbal byplay, writer's life, theatre play, hidden identity, unlikely couple, love and romance, lovers, muse ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Start the Revolution Without Me (1970)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An account of the adventures of two sets of identical twins, badly scrambled at birth, on the eve of the French Revolution. One set is haughty and aristocratic, the other poor and somewhat dim. They find themselves involved in palace intrigues as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, absurd ...
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, french revolution, farce, revolution, dishonesty, disorder, goofy hero, rebelliousness, friendship, siblings relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, spain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Second Chance (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Julien Monnier has a serious problem. Though he's a brilliant couples counselor, he can't keep a woman in his life for more than two weeks. Indeed, ever since his childhood, Julien jinxes every woman who falls in love with him. But ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, funny, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, wooing, curses spells and rituals, disorder, bad luck, change of luck, parent grown child relationship, dream girl, curse, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brussels belgium, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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