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Return of the Hero (2018)
 6.5
 4K
Return of the Hero (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: romantic, stylized, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: marriage proposal, deserter, lie, scam, wedding, sister sister relationship, war hero, dancing, horse, duel, sex scene, escapades, letter, lifestyle, kiss, storytelling, napoleonic wars, death, illness, womanizer, gun, cheating, shooting, impostor, blood ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century, 1810s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and realistic films with plots about love and romance, couple relations, romance, disorder, couples, husband wife relationship and escapades mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Return of the Hero: Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014), Up for Love (2016), The Story of My Life (2004), The Players (2012), Dumas (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Serial (Bad) Weddings (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: funny, humorous, light, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, racism, family relations, family gatherings, marriage, couples, parents and children, verbal byplay, couple relations, society, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 8K
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: inspirational, witty, funny, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: love, love and romance, couple relations, dwarf, ex husband ex wife relationship, prejudice, love affair, taunting, romance, fall in love, kiss, little person ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, relationship vs career, love triangle, introspection, romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, writer's life, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.3
 8K
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, dishonesty, buddies, couples, human nature, couple relations, sex scene, husband wife relationship, friendship between men, lie, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Dumas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, factual, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, intrigue, writer's life, buddies, rivalry, disorder, lie, collaboration, writers, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, surfer, failed attempt, contests and competitions, disorder, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, surf, surfing, comedy of errors, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The New Adventures of Aladdin (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A pair of losers working at department store plan to rob the place after it closes. When a bunch of kids show up begging for a story, the men launch into an improvised version of Aladdin.
Style: feel good, exciting, entertaining, romantic, twists and turns
Plot: escapades, fantasy world, chase, love and romance, greed, good versus evil, friendship, misfit, chases and races, lifestyle, happy ending, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, contemplative, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, introspection, romance, buddies, couple relations, couples, disorder, lifestyle, nothing goes right, marriage, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.2
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Molière (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
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: stylized, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, lifestyle, secret identity, infidelity, mistaken identity, farce, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, actor's life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 26K
Heartbreaker (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Monaco, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, wooing, love story, seduction, romance, cons and scams, couples, hotshot, love and romance, wedding preparations and rituals, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: france, french riviera, monte carlo, morocco, monaco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
With Open Arms (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jean-Étienne Fougerole is an intellectual bohemian who released his new novel "In Open Arms" and calling the wealthiest people to welcome home the families in need. While he promotes his book during a televised debate, his opponent ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: challenge, eviction, modern art, teenage love, wedding, culture clash, friendship, stereotypes, family life, gypsy, unlikely friendships, fish out of water ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Brother Nature (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Roger, a straight-laced politician has big plans to propose to his dream girl at her family's lake house. But everything goes awry when he meets his potential brother-in-law Todd: a full-time camp counselor with a heart of gold and a wild sense ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, funny, light ...
Plot: politician, marriage proposal, relationships, family relations, humour, son in law, escapades, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, family, male female relationship, couple relations ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 739
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: performer's life, ambition, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Divorce French Style 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two years have passed. After missing their separation, the Leroy seem perfectly successful in their divorce. But the appearance of two new lovers in the life of Vincent and Florence will set fire to the powders. The match between the former spouses ...
Style: light, romantic, feel good, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, marital problem, up and down relationship, newlyweds, romance, love story, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love and romance, young lovers, cheating wife, love triangle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Non-Transferable (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amy Tyler has planned the perfect surprise vacation for her boyfriend Josh Merit. But the real surprise is on her when he breaks things off on their anniversary. Stuck with reservations in her ex-boyfriend's name, Amy's two best friends ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: travel agent, escapades, journey, couple relations, happy ending, fall in love, adventure, encounter, transformation, disorder, initially antagonists, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: humorous, sexy, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, romance, couples, sexual relations, looking for love, silly humor, lifestyle, sexual promiscuity, marriage proposal, best friends, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
OSS 117: From Africa with Love (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The third entry in secret agent OSS 117's parodic spy adventures.
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: fight, spy spoof, spy mission, special agents, james bond spoof, humour, secret agents, agent, government agent, spy, spy hero, fighting crime ...
Time: year 1981
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: hostage, murder, hostages, fugitives, criminal heroes, crimes, couples, family gatherings, prison life, prison, husband wife relationship, wedding anniversary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.
Style: touching, witty, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: poet, tragic love, friendship, duel, love triangle, romance, power of love, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, military, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ridicule (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To get royal backing on a needed drainage project, a poor French lord must learn to play the delicate games of wit at court at Versailles.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Plot: royal court, footsie under the table, duel, intrigue, nudity (full frontal - brief), swamp, manipulation, bedroom, manipulations, ambition, society, court ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s
Place: versailles, france, england, paris france
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Dad Friend (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Stéphane defers his frustration at not having had a son on his sons-in-law. So when her younger daughter decides to leave a rugby player than the idolatrous father for a doctor he can not stand, he will do everything to get his son-in-law back. His ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, sweet, semi serious
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: son in law, intervention, family relations, father daughter relationship, couple relations, plan, love and romance, eligible bachelor
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Wedding Year (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic 27-year old’s relationship is put to the test when she and her boyfriend attend 7 weddings in the same year.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, sweet, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: open relationship, wedding, wedding invitation, love and romance, male female relationship, couple relations, singleness, job, marriage, photographer, boyfriend
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
To the End of the World (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young boy is looking for his girlfriend in the city of Vladivostok.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, romantic, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: adventure, dream girl, best friends, trip, travel, humble, couples, proposal
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sextape (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: -In the absence of her sister Rim, what was Yasmina doing in a parking with Salim and Majid, their cronies? If Rim knows nothing, it is because Yasmina done everything for it that she does not find out. What therefore? The unmentionable - the worst ...
Style: sex comedy, humorous, contemplative, sexy, sincere ...
Plot: teenager, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, love and romance, love, youth, romance, fall in love, coming of age, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
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Plot: nanny, birthday party, found footage, missing child, missing person, farce, friendship, employer employee relationship, video camera, friendship between men, babysitting, partying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Father's Stories (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lyon, 1960s. Emile is twelve years old. His father is a hero. He says he is a judo champ, a parachutist, a soccer player and even a personal advisor to General de Gaulle. Now he wants to save French Algeria! Fascinated and proud, Emile willingly ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, funny ...
Plot: father son relationship, lie, father and son, family life, parents and children, family relations, kids and family, life, lifestyle, humour, hidden truth, family ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
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I Feel Good (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: He’s lived for too long off his parents. It’s time for 40-year-old slacker Jacques to get by on his own. One-time gigolo and a borderline bum, he knows what he wants – to become rich and famous. He even has a business plan: tourism combined ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, captivating
Plot: midlife crisis, slacker, unemployment, loser, capitalism, physical appearance, poverty, plastic surgery, escapades, brother sister relationship, ashes, entrepreneurship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Christmas in Vermont (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riley Thomas is sent by her profit-obsessed boss to shut down one of the company’s holdings, a small outerwear company in Vermont, for missing profit targets. Riley finds that the company is the lifeblood of a town and, instead of closing down the ...
Style: feel good, romantic, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, corporation, businessman, love interest, small town, male female relationship, small business, female executive, workplace, happy ending, love story ...
Time: 2010s
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Perfect Plan (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.
Style: light, feel good, romantic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fake marriage, couple relations, love affair, escapades, love and romance, adventure, love, fall in love, unlikely couple, opposites attract, disorder, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cat Samurai Goes to Southern Island (2015)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Edo period. Once a famous swordsman, Kyutaro Madarame, aka “Madara the Devil,” is now a masterless samurai. When a white cat called Tamanojo appears before Kyutaro, the encounter changes him forever. Starring Kazuki Kitamura. This ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Plot: cat, samurai, martial arts training, martial arts, warrior, pets, animal human communication, adventure, human animal relationship, master warrior, ronin, edo period
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%