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The Salt of Life (2011)
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The Salt of Life (2011)
Original name: Gianni e le donne
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gianni is sixty. He is retired but has not become lazy for all that. In fact he is a helpful fellow who gives a hand to all those who need one: shopping for his wife, walking the pretty neighbor's dog, and so on. Everybody likes Gianni, but is it for the right reasons? Doesn't his wife profit by the situation (she still works so it is only logical that Gianni do all the chores)? Isn't he subject to the excruciating whims of his rich mother?... Sure, everybody LIKES Gianni, but who LOVES him? Agreed, being kind to them, he is the ladies pet, but he does not attract them anymore. That is why, when his macho lawyer friend Alfonso blames him for not having young mistresses "like every other senior Italian male", Gianni, who is beginning to ask himself questions about what it is like to become old, starts chasing dames.
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, psychological, light, semi serious
Plot: aging, maturity, looking for love, couples, wooing, infidelity, dishonesty, buddies, young at heart, friendship, husband wife relationship, self discovery, society, friends, womanizer, partners, love and romance, dull life, cards, elderly, unfulfillment, golden years, looking for sex, dog, poker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, friendship, friends, looking for love and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Salt of Life: Agata and the Storm (2004), Cut Sleeve Boys (2006), South Kensington (2001), Ex (2009), Sol Goode (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Agata and the Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a middle-aged bookshop owner, who becomes embroiled in a surreal swirl of romance and family secrets of infidelity, her energy levels registering in bursts of electrical interference - causing lightbulbs, traffic lights, toasters and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, tense
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couples, midlife crisis, true love, looking for love, family life, unlikely couple, hopes, unfulfillment, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sweden
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Cut Sleeve Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two British Chinese gay men decides to re-examine their lives following a death of their friend. Mel sleeps around whilst rejecting the love of Todd and Ash decides to cross dress to find his knight in shining armour.
Style: witty, touching, realistic, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, coming out, aging, looking for love, self discovery, lifestyle, betrayal, starting over, romance, love and romance, hopes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, dubai, london
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South Kensington (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The movie's about some Italian men living in London and having their lives sweetened by having wealthy parents and meeting many attractive women and one whale of a woman.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: looking for love, wooing, couples, unlikely partners, romance, love and romance, partners, englishman, house, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
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Ex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: emotional, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, breakup, love triangle, friends, friendship, looking for love, bittersweet, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sexual content, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sol Goode (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sol Goode, a charismatic L.A. twenty-something, has always relied on charm, good looks, and fast talk to glide through life. But his luck may have run out; faced with eviction from his hipster apartment, totaling his car, and the threat of having to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, sex comedy
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, self discovery, lifestyle, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, couples, singleness, male female relationship, eviction, dream, fear of commitment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pasadena california, los angeles
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
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Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
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Tell Me About Love (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sasha is a boy in his twenties, deeply loving the beautiful Benedetta, who doesn't seem to recognize his existence. Nicole is a French woman in her forties, living in Rome with her husband. They casually meet and start a friendship which ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: romance, friendship, couples, teaching the ways of the world, youth, wooing, love, fall in love, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Alfredo, Alfredo (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alfredo, a timid young Italian, lusts after and woos the beautiful Maria Rosa. But when he manages to marry her, he discovers life is not nearly so blissful as he expected.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family life, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, romance, wedding, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Perfect Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Centers around the lives of Victoria, Zenobia, Clevon, and Phil -- all friends approaching the age of 35 and struggling to build the families they've always dreamed of. While Zenobia (Nicole Ari Parker) is still looking for a man, Victoria ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, comedy of errors, midlife crisis, couple relations, couples, disorder, buddies, wooing, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Trilogy: Two (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman, concerned by her husband's eccentric behavior, hires a detective to follow his every move -- which yields unexpected results.
Style: psychological, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, dishonesty, romance, farce, on the run, police investigation, couple relations, couples, mistress, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Play the Game (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When ladies' man David Mitchell (Paul Campbell) gives his lonely grandfather, Joe (Andy Griffith), some pointers on dating, Joe becomes a big hit with the women in his retirement community. But David strikes out with his own tricks when he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: retirement home, wooing, elderly, looking for love, aging, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, resentment, family relations, couples, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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What Love Is (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
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Life of Riley (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Strange Planet (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, witty, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Little City (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Best friends Adam and Kevin have a lot in common. Probably too much! In fact, Kevin is carrying on a torrid affair with Adam's girlfriend, Nina, on the side! And if this triangle wasn't crowded enough, the arrival of a seductive newcomer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Status: It's Complicated! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie is inspired by the 1979 classic sexy-comedy film Salawahan directed by Ishmael Bernal whom originally stars Rita Gomez, Mat Ranillo, Jay Ilagan, Rio Locsin, Sandy Andolong, and Bonching Miraflor.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Love Is in the Air (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Instructeur dans une compagnie aérienne, Yann Kerbec évalue la capacité des pilotes sur les simulateurs de vols dans des conditions extrêmes. Mais il a un problème : il a peur de l'avion, une peur panique liée à sa naissance et qui, dans ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Manual of Love 2 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Four episodes. Nicola, paralyzed after a car crash, falls in love for his physiotherapist Lucia. Franco and Manuela, a young couple unfit to have child, fly to Barcelona for a specialized treatment for fertility. Filippo and Fosco, two gays, decide ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
He Died with a Felafel in His Hand (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A search for love, meaning and bathroom solitude. Danny goes through a series of shared housing experiences in a succession of cities on the east coast of Australia. Together these vignettes form a narrative that is surprisingly reflective.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, looking for love, self discovery, love triangle, buddies, introspection, meaning of life, absurdism, obsession, depression, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Three Days to Vegas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
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So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, friends, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, cons and scams, singleness, dishonesty, parents and children, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Boynton Beach Club (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A handful of men and women of a certain age pick up the pieces of their lives and look for new love after the loss of their mates in this comedy drama from writer-director Susan Seidelman.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly, friendship, looking for love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, single parent, family problems, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Love Conquers Paul (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Story: Comedy - Brendan Bradley, Russell Garofalo, Elizabeth Wood
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: voyeurism, lifestyle, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, looking for love, romance, social misfits, misfit, stalking, small town, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Favor (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with ...
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Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love affair, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, love triangle, looking for love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: denver colorado, cleveland ohio
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Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, looking for love, friendship, breakup, love and romance, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, male female relationship, best selling author ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Formula 17 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: More interested in romance than sex, "Formula 17" swoons with youthful innocence. Naive country-boy Tien-Tsai travels to Taipei, where his quest to lose his virginity is impeded by his insistence on finding true love first. The film's ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: gay teenager, gays and lesbians, friendship, love and romance, young lovers, teenage love, teenage life, looking for love, fall in love, true love, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei
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