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Looking for Hortense (2012)
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Looking for Hortense (2012)
Original name: Cherchez Hortense
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious
Plot: immigrants, family problems, crumbling marriage, gay, family life, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, couples, society, disorder, comedy of errors, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couple relations, family crisis, dysfunctional couple, police, restaurant, father, new life, dysfunctional family, japanese man, professor, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, family relations, couple relations, family problems, family life, parents and children and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Looking for Hortense: So Happy Together (2009), A Spot of Bother (2009), The Gilded Cage (2013), The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008), The Italian (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
So Happy Together (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Famille : Groupe de personnes réunies par des liens de parenté et un fort sentiment de solidarité morale et matérielle. Quand Alain a épousé Nathalie, il ne savait pas qu'il épouserait aussi sa famille. Ce samedi, comme toutes les ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family life, eccentric family, uninvited guest, siblings relations, family problems, family gatherings, couple relations, couples, interracial relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
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A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family problems, estrangement, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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The Gilded Cage (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the beautiful area of ​​Paris, Maria and José Ribeiro lived for almost thirty years on the ground floor of a Haussmann building, in their dear little lodge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: concierge, family problems, nothing goes right, family life, homecoming, inheritance, couples, disorder, society, getting home, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, paris france, france
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The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, homecoming, family problems, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family life, estrangement, love and romance, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Italian (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Life smiles at Dino Fabrizzi,a cool forty-two-year old Italian. Not only is he the most successful salesman at The Maserati dealership in Nice but he has had a steady (and hot) relationship with Hélène,his girlfriend, who is beginning to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, society, dishonesty, workplace, power relations, meet the parents, dealer, family relations, religions or cults, couple relations, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, family life, parents and children, couples, friends, couple relations, friendship, little girl, bittersweet, youth, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
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71%
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Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, elderly, college, parents and children, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, family relations, leaving home, love and romance, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, life is a bitch, family life, terminal illness, family relations, family problems, bittersweet, husband wife relationship, one night stand, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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A Happy Event (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love, sacrifice, tenderness, abandonment. She dislocated me, transformed me. Why didn't anyone warn me? Why doesn't anyone ever talk ...
Style: realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: breast feeding, family relations, family life, couple relations, couples, childbirth, parents and children, life turned upside down, disorder, babies and infants, pregnancy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Family Resemblances (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An upper middle-class French family celebrates a birthday in a restaurant. In one evening and during one meal, family history, tensions, collective and separate grudges, delights, and memories both clash and coalesce.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, family gatherings, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, love and romance, husband wife relationship, family history, hypocrisy, irony, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Smother (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After he's fired from his job, an everyday guy faces pressure from his wife to have a baby and from his mom, who has decided to move in with the young couple.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parents and children, comedy of errors, family relations, couples, nothing goes right, family life, couple relations, disorder, fired from the job, sensuality, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: humorous, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family business, family relations, save the day, family problems, restaurant, working class, estrangement, society, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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65%
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Let It Rain (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, small town, haunted by the past, filmmaking, siblings relations, infidelity, sister sister relationship, love, politics, feminism, extramarital affair, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, cheating wife, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, life turned upside down, starting over, family life, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, friendship, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, uninvited guest, couples, disorder, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, couples, friends, car accident, cellist, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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59%
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Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous, teen comedy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, prodigy, family problems, couples, youth, lifestyle, society, parents and children, couple relations, family life, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Perfect Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, church, physical appearance, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, religions or cults, society, gays and lesbians, gender, catholic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Actrices (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Comédienne hantée par son rôle de Nathalia Petrovna, l'héroïne de la pièce de Tourguéniev Un Mois à la campagne qu'elle répète difficilement, Marcelline tente de noyer ses angoisses dans une piscine sur un air de Glenn Miller. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, captivating, psychological, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, family relations, actor's life, parents and children, theater, lifestyle, theatre director, rivalry, friendship, singleness, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Family Tree (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother and wife stricken with memory loss allows a dysfunctional family a second chance at harmony and happiness.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, dysfunctional family, social relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, suburban life, couple relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, elderly, couple relations, parents and children, friends, golden years, bittersweet, female nudity, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Baby Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: They were the perfect loving couple, well, almost. Emmanuel wanted a child but Philippe didn't. One day, however, Emmanuel decides to take the plunge, at the risk of losing Philippe. But how do you make a child when you are gay?
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, disturbing, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, family relations, immigrants, romance, society, pregnancy, marriage, surrogate mother, escapades, money, couple relations, custody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Film to Come (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At fifty Louis Gravet, a serious actor, would like to become a comedian. His brother Peter, a film director, has the idea of hiring him for the lead role of a comedy. Family circumstances, their wives, their children, niece, lead him to make another ...
Style: sincere, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, siblings relations, couples, midlife crisis, couple relations, disorder, nothing goes right, actor's life, artists and showbiz, brother brother relationship, actor, cinema ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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52%
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Granny's Funeral (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A provincial chemist in the throes of a mid-life crisis must choose between burying his dearly departed grandmother and cremating her in this quirky comedy of manners starring Valerie Lemercier, Denis Podalydes, and Isabelle Candelier.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, witty, humorous
Plot: couples, disorder, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, death, love, magic, male female relationship, family problems, dark humor, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Castle in Italy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louise meets Nathan, her dreams resurface. It's also the story of her ailing brother, their mother, and the destiny of a leading family of wealthy Italian industrialists. The story of a family falling apart, a world coming to an end and love ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, contemplative
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, family relations, family problems, fall in love, family life, family in crisis, parents and children, breakup, family crisis, mother daughter relationship, charity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
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A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, domestic disturbance, couple relations, family problems, couples, countryside, family in crisis, husband wife relationship, silly humor, disorder, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, social relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Lifelines (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Lifelines examines an extraordinarily stressful day in the life of a dysfunctional suburban family. Mom Nancy, a schoolteacher, is unable to handle the constant barrage of hostility from her three children. Husband Ira is ineffectual in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, suburbs, family problems, social decay, gays and lesbians, society, human nature, suburban life, family life, family crisis, family tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tim Alexander's A Mother's Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Regina Reynolds is a strong black woman in the truest sense -- but her taste for the good life doesn't necessarily include her husband, Marcus, or her daughter, Monica. It's going to take a mother's unconditional love to pray Regina ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Plot: parents and children, family life, couples, family problems, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family relations, marriage, black romance, lifestyle change, black woman, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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46%