Movies like Cooking with Stella

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Cooking with Stella (2009)
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Cooking with Stella (2009)
Original name: Cooking With Stella
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman cooks for clients and tries to keep her thefts of food and money from being discovered.
Style: clever, realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, inter cultural, uplifting
Plot: dishonesty, cons and scams, power relations, crimes, family relations, couples, society, strong female presence, satire, master and servant, unlikely criminals, couple relations, cooking and food, scam, nanny, thief, theft, diplomat, cooking, teachers and students, optimism, culture clash, hopes, gambling, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, new delhi, india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, couples, society, dishonesty, couple relations, parents and children and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Cooking with Stella: Let the Game Begin (2010), The Italian (2010), The Obama Effect (2012), Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008), Dedh Ishqiya (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Let the Game Begin (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Successful entrepreneur Max learns that the woman he married has always really been interested more in his money than in being his wife. After his cousin Ricky gets burned by a gold-digger himself, Ricky introduces Max to the world of the pickup ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couples, wooing, infidelity, looking for love, one night stand, escapades, society, dishonesty, power relations, nurse, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, chicago illinois
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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 Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: family relations, couples, unfulfillment, society, parents and children, couple relations, politics, satire, campaign, americana, midlife crisis, candidate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
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57%
Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mahadev (Shreyas Talpade) is an unemployed graduate with a Bachelor of Arts from Satna college, who is forced to make a living writing letters for the uneducated people of his village. His real ambition is to become a novel writer. Through his ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: politics, dishonesty, ambition, love and romance, social relations, couples, campaign, hopes, rebelliousness, couple relations, small town, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dedh Ishqiya (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Khalujaan (Naseeruddin Shah)and Babban (Arshad Warsi), the two romantic thieves are back in Dedh Ishqiya, sequel to the acclaimed and successful Ishqiya with their romantic adventures. And this time love will take them through the SEVEN STAGES OF ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, humorous, realistic
Plot: crimes, cons and scams, theft, power relations, dishonesty, thief, heir, mistrust, fall in love, love and romance, ransom, poet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Plot: culture clash, love triangle, parents and children, arranged marriage, looking for love, couples, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, forced marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, london, asia, england, europe
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51%
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Chance (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Panama, Colombia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of Toña and Paquita, the housekeepers for the aristocratic González-Dubois family. These domestic employees have been mistreated for quite some time and they are tired of their situation. So when the family plans a shopping trip to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, semi serious, captivating, biting ...
Plot: housekeeper, unlikely criminals, satire, master and servant, family relations, social differences, crimes, injustice, confined, family life, workplace, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: panama, turkey
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49%
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Preggoland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, life turned upside down, disorder, best friends, faked pregnancy, lie, society, strong female presence, bittersweet, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Almost Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A big new home, a lovely wife and a new job seem to steer Henrik firmly towards the middle age and a bourgeois lifestyle. There is, however, a substantial amount of boyish prankster still in him - sometimes a little bit too much. Director Martin ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: thirty something, couples, couple relations, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, dressing room
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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Monkey Warfare (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two ex-revolutionaries living underground have their lives turned upside down by a sexy young radical who goes from smashing SUVs to fighting gentrification with firebombs.
Style: semi serious, witty, sincere, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: vandalism, against the rules, unlikely partners, rebellion, mysterious character, love triangle, society, lifestyle, social misfits, love and romance, dull life, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Childstar (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick, takes a turn when Taylor confides in him about the problems of celebrity and the fears of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: actor's life, fame, filmmaking, coming of age, lifestyle, showbiz, family relations, youth, artists and showbiz, parents and children, celebrity culture, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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43%
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Empties (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Czech literature teacher Josef Tkaloun, who is past retirement age, realises one day that he no longer understands his pupils, and so he quits… dramatically. What he does not predict is that in doing this he will lose his sense of place in society.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, hopes, dishonesty, friends, couples, family relations, starting over, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, grandfather grandson relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: prague, europe, czech republic
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42%
Purely Belter (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gerry and Sewell are broke. Gerry's still at school and Sewell is unemployed/ They botyh wish for better things in life. Owning two season tickets to their beloved football club is their biggest dream of all. The tickets cost £1000 - ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: society, youth, teenage life, theft, money raising, criminal heroes, crimes, hopes, couples, family relations, sport team, working class ...
Time: 90s
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M.K.B.K.M. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: village, romance, supportive parent, couples, parents and children, on the road, family relations, social relations, couple relations, politician, landowner, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Philanthropy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 21st century Bucharest to get out in the city on Saturday evening at the arm of a beautiful woman is a financial investment risky. Ovidiu, unassuming high school teacher, never could afford. Looking for a source of income to something more ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Plot: dishonesty, cons and scams, impersonating, couples, teachers and students, secretary, alternate reality, middle aged man, scam, false identity, compassion, double life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, eastern europe, bucharest
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41%
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Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, romance, friendship, society, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, fall in love, ethnic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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C(r)ook (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer for the Russian Mafia in Vienna wants to retire and write a book about his passion - cooking. The mafia godfather suspects treason.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, one last job, dishonesty, hitman, cooking and food, follow your dream, couple relations, disorder, criminal heroes, crimes, couples, career change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
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The Falling (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natha a poor farmer from Peepli village in the heart of rural India is about to lose his plot of land due to an unpaid bank loan. A quick fix to the problem is the a government program that aids the families of indebted farmers who have committed ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, psychological, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: media circus, satire, media, society, nothing goes right, dark humor, media hype, farmer, debt, suicide attempt, bureaucracy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Carmina and Amen (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her husband dies, Carmina keeps it a secret until a check that he had been expecting comes in.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, exciting
Plot: dishonesty, dark humor, parents and children, cons and scams, mother daughter relationship, money, death of husband, funeral, female protagonist, loss of husband, working class, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Justi&Cia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, murderous pair, vigilantism, society, nothing to lose, social decay, life is a bitch, disorder, crimes, satire, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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38%
Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: hoax, life turned upside down, self discovery, teenage life, overnight success, social relations, family relations, religions or cults, miraculous event, cons and scams, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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38%
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Price Check (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, couples, boss and employee, workplace, ambition, workplace romance, career woman, extramarital affair, dishonesty, love and romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
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99 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: 99 is an original story inspired by real events. It is as much "What could have been" as it is "What really happened." In other words, it is historical fiction - fiction being the keyword. It spans a few genres; it is slick, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: chase, gambling, gangsters, crimes, buddies, dishonesty, cons and scams, heist, crime boss, caper, criminal heroes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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We Are Family (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Maya is the perfect mother. Her life revolves around her three childerens, Aleya ( Aachal Munjal ), Ankush ( Nominath Ginsberg ), and Anjali ( Diya Sonecha ). Who thinks nothing much then the world of her. Despite being divorced from her husband, ...
Style: semi serious, uplifting, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, rivalry, dysfunctional family, cancer, photographer, strong female presence, ego clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
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The Maid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Raquel has been the live-in housekeeper for a kind, reasonably wealthy family for half her life, and the joyless repetition of the job has begun to take its toll. Increasingly dependent on painkillers, Raquel resorts to pranks and childish avoidance ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: master and servant, maid, rivalry, self discovery, social differences, power relations, workplace, dark humor, disorder, family relations, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
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Porfirio (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay, Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An adult male, 155 centimeters tall, of dark complexion; presents frontal baldness, regular eyebrows, brown eyes, wide nose, big mouth with thick lips, slight upper lip hair and big ears with free hanging lobes. He shows paralysis in the lower ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, parents and children, disability, family relations, confined, elderly, crimes, aging, airplane, hijacking, misfit, airplane hijack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: eligible bachelor, love and romance, romance, cons and scams, power relations, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, smuggling, transformation, theft, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Jasmine Vine in Seethamma's Courtyard (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Brothers Peddodu and Chinnodu are unemployed and do not get along well due to their contrasting natures. They have problems marrying the women they love before an accident changes their lives.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, sibling relationship, siblings relations, parents and children, village life, village, brother, brother brother relationship, family drama
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
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 5.0
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The Man Cave (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Quotas for women, parking spaces for women, online shopping, small talk and gossip. Software developer Erol, porta-potty rep Lars, and commercial pilot Helmut are licking the wounds of their masculinity – a female-free zone is what’s needed! In ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cons and scams, buddies, rivalry, silly humor, nothing goes right, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, family problems, manipulation, disorder, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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