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Simple Simon (2010)
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Simple Simon (2010)
Original name: I rymden finns inga känslor
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Simon has Asperger's syndrome and doesn't like changes in his life. He lives with his big brother Sam and Sam's girlfriend Frida. When Frida can't stand having to adapt to Simon's peculiarities anymore she takes off, leaving Simon with having to find a new, perfect, girlfriend for his brother.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: asperger's syndrome, mental illness, obsessive quest, youth, couple relations, nursing, teenage life, romance, escapades, brother brother relationship, looking for love, family relations, love and romance, family life, misfit, siblings relations, emotionless, bittersweet, girlfriend, small town, sibling relationship, breakup, female nudity, sex scene, autism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, family relations, couples, youth, fall in love and siblings relations mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Simple Simon: Ciao Bella (2007), My Brother Chases Dinosaurs (2019), Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014), Benny & Joon (1993), The Dog Trick (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ciao Bella (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mustafa Moradi is aching to find a girlfriend. On the other end of the city, Linnea is desperately searching for a guy with style, courage and a burning passion.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: teenage love, clubbing, looking for love, teenage life, hidden identity, love and romance, society, misfit, coming of age, escapades, sexual content, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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My Brother Chases Dinosaurs (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As a child, Jack believed the tender lie his parents told him, that Gio was a special being with superpowers, as in a comic book. Now that he is about to go to high school, however, Jack no longer believes that his brother is a superhero, in fact, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good
Plot: autism, family relations, life philosophy, family life, sibling relationship, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, obsessive quest, happy ending, romance, communication problem, mental illness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, romance, babies and infants, youth, couples, family relations, marriage, on the road, female director, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, misfit, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, love, siblings relations, family relations, artist, first love, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Dog Trick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A shy but very romantic young man tries to meet a girl by walking a borrowed dog. The trick works unbelievably well. They fall in love.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, wooing, couples, romance, love and romance, dog walker, student, taxi driver, airport, shower, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: life turned upside down, introspection, unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, love and romance, romance, family relations, hopes, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Every Other Week (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pontus is divorced and has custody of his children every other week while living life as a bachelor the rest of the time. His older brother, Jens, is married since 20 years and has three children. When Jens' marriage collapses, he moves in with ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: brother brother relationship, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, family life, love affair, romance, family problems, breakup, platonic, infidelity, parents and children, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
With Your Permission (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ordinary Jan has no easy life. He is by far the most unpopular employee at work. At home it's even worse. His marriage with the not so ordinary Bente is on the verge of a breakdown. Jan's boss finally sends him into group therapy where an ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, feel good ...
Plot: family problems, family relations, family life, workplace situations, dysfunctional family, social misfits, workplace, misfit, couples, power relations, romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Louder Than Bombs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in a small Polish town, "Louder Than Bombs" tells the coming-of-age story of Marcin, a 21-year-old with a penchant for James Dean and The Smiths. After the death of his father, Marcin must contend with the funeral arrangements while ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, youth, love and romance, friends, friendship, romance, twentysomething life, parents and children, dealing with death, death, sex, provincial life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Tuscan Wedding (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tuscan Wedding, the new romantic comedy from the creators of Loving Ibiza. Together with her father Tom and stepmother Marla, Sanne runs Casa Matrimonio, a luxurious villa in sunkissed Italy. The estate is located in Tuscany, a beautiful region ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Italian Key (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A romantic fairy tale about a 19-year old orphan girl who, as her sole inheritance, gets an antique key that unlocks both an old Italian villa and the secrets of her family history.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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62%
My Brother the Vampire (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Josh is about to turn 30; he's mentally retarded, and likes to play at being a vampire. His sister Nicole is 15, and dealing with her impending womanhood; middle brother Mike is the "normal" one, but in some ways the most childish - ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: mentally challenged, love and romance, dysfunctional family, teenage life, obsession, youth, sexual relations, siblings relations, couples, family problems, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Namastey London (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Indian-born Manmohan Malhotra decided to re-locate to London, England, established himself, returned to India, got married to Bebo, and after a period of 4 years got a visa for her so that she could live with him. Shortly thereafter she gave birth ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, arranged marriage, family relations, romance, love and romance, parents and children, love triangle, looking for love, couples, fall in love, bollywood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, england, asia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mozart and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A love story between two savants with Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism, whose conditions sabotage their budding relationship.
Style: touching, emotional, sweet, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Anja & Viktor (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Highschool sweethearts Anja and Viktor find themselves in a lesser state of love when Anja graduates and gets a job in the city.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, sexual ...
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Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, teenage life, countryside, parents and children, bittersweet, estate, youth ...
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Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Promise Me This (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Serbia, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An old man named Zivojin Markovic, living in a remote village prays for his grandson Cane to go to the city, sell his cow and bring back a wife. In the city he is supposed to meet up with his grandfather's stepbrother, but this man is dead. ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, last wish, romance, obsessive quest, looking for love, religions or cults, couples, village, village life, love and romance, first love, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Lovely Complex (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Koizumi Risa an unusually tall high school girl, meets the "vertically challenged" young man Otani Atsushi. They find common ground in height anxieties and interests. Risa (Ema Fujisawa), a tall Japanese girl, gets rejected by a boy ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
My Little Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Boeun (Moon Geun Young) is an ordinary high school girl who worries about grades and has a crush on her school's baseball team ace, Jungwoo. One day, Boeun's grandfather orders her to marry Sangmin (Kim Rae Won) because of a pact he made ...
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53%
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Cupid & Cate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cate has a small boutique where she sells vintage clothes. She is dating some snob whose mother thinks that Cate is a second class citizen because of her line of work. Harry meets Cate and they fall in love instantly. Francesca is a doctor who finds ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
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53%
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Tiptoes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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52%
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White Frog (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of a neglected teen with mild Asperger’s syndrome whose life is changed forever when tragedy hits his family
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Audience: teens
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52%
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Numb (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
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Orange (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Orange is a 2010 Telugu romantic comedy film directed by Bhaskar, in his third venture after Bommarillu and Parugu. The film features Ram Charan Teja and Genelia D'Souza with Shazahn Padamsee playing a pivotal role. The film, which has music ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, youth, romance, graffiti, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young lovers, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Changing Hearts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
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Madly in Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film focuses on the tumultuous romance in the lives of four women in The Hague. Teenage daughter Eva, her mother Judith, aunt Barbara and older sister Anna make it under one roof Hague together a nice game of. They are beautiful, courageous and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Foreign Affair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, social
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: singleness, looking for love, goofy hero, thirtysomething life, disorder, lifestyle, misfit, family life, couple relations, fall in love, eccentric family, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
All Babes Want to Kill Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A Martial Artist, afflicted with a disease that makes beautiful women want to kill him, goes on a suicide mission to find true love anyway.
Style: realistic, not serious, sexy, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Grown Ups (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every year, Albert buys his daughter an initiatory journey to a European country. For her 17th birthday he chooses a trip to Sweden to look for a Viking's treasure. When they arrive in the rented house, it is occupied by Anika and Christine, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, art house
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%