Movies like The Freshmen

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The Freshmen (2018)
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The Freshmen (2018)
Original name: Première année
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Antoine is about to start his first year of medical school… for the third time. Benjamin, just out of high school, will make his first try. He soon realizes it's not exactly a walk in the park. In a fiercely competitive environment, with nights dedicated to hard studying rather than hard partying, the two freshmen will have to adapt and find a middle ground between despair for the present and hope for the future.
Style: realistic, psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: medical student, exam, university, friendship, father son relationship, professor, studying, society, school, subway, train, running, surgeon, surgery, video game, library, sacrifice, interview, bookstore, high school, rubik's cube, pastry, laptop, rooftop, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, family relations, society, couples, parents and children, friends and female director mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Freshmen: Hippocrates (2014), The Specials (2019), Peppermint Soda (1977), Age of Panic (2013), Pieces of Me (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hippocrates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: hospital, doctor patient relationship, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, nothing goes right, medicine, doctor, fear of death, father son relationship, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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The Specials (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world—the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate nonprofit organizations (The Hatch & The Shelter), they train young people from underprivileged areas to be ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, disturbing
Plot: autism, hospital, hopes, life philosophy, society, lifestyle, rescue, friendship, mentor, life is a bitch, stereotypes, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: contemplative, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, family relations, friends, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Age of Panic (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: May 6, 2012. Cable news reporter Laetitia is covering the French presidential elections, while Vincent, her ex-husband, demands to see their two young daughters. It's a manic Sunday in Paris: two agitated girls, a frazzled babysitter, a needy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, captivating, clever ...
Plot: politics, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, journalist, election, child custody, rivalry, love, society, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Pieces of Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crazy father old before his time, a tyrannical, sick mother, a sister who disappeared four years ago and me, Erell, who films everything, all the time... A fine family portrait. I live in the same town I've always lived in. You're born ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: youth, parents and children, teenage life, coming of age, family life, bittersweet, unfulfillment, mother daughter relationship, illness, family relations, sister sister relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, cynical, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, dark humor, life turned upside down, disorder, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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The Dream Kids (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: JB suffers from a heart malformation .He falsifies his medical file ,so that he can enter a top athlete training center.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sport, rivalry, ambition, teenage life, follow your dream, friendship, social relations, youth, hopes, lifestyle, contests and competitions, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Father & Sons (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joseph and his two sons, Joachim and Ivan, form a close-knit family but fail to see that each one is losing control of his life. Joachim is supposed to be studying psychiatry but spends most of his time daydreaming about his ex-girlfriend, Ivan ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: father son relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, parents and children, brothers, kids and family, brother, life, family, family problems, relationship problems, eccentric family ...
Place: paris france
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A Man in a Hurry (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story revolves around Alain, a busy businessman who is always in a rush. In his life, there is no room for spare time or family. But one day, he suffers a stroke, which makes him lose his grasp of language and use one word in place of another.
Style: psychological, humorous, sentimental, captivating
Plot: loss of job, father daughter relationship, hospital, stroke, self discovery, introspection, family relations, couples, relationship vs career, society, speech impediment, hiking ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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Looking for Hortense (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father.
Style: humorous, touching, sincere, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, crumbling marriage, family problems, gay, estrangement, family life, couples, disorder, family relations, dishonesty, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, hospital, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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49%
You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, friendship, society, strong female presence, twentysomething life, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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You'll Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Leo is 10 and wise beyond his years. A solitary dreamer who seeks refuge in books. When the carefree 20-year-old Theo steps into his life, it forces Leo out of his shell. Despite their age difference, the two becomes best friends, helping each other ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: nanny, family relations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, youth, friends, father son relationship, adult child friendship, mental illness, teenager, abused child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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48%
Wonderful Times (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famille qu'il couvre de ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, crimes, partners, unlikely criminals, society, disorder, misfit partners, dishonesty, misfit, poverty, unemployment, loss of job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
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48%
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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, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, family relations, actor's life, lifestyle, parents and children, theater, theatre director, friendship, rivalry, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: humorous, clever, thought provoking, biting, talky ...
Plot: politics, revolution, university, new wave, crimes, deadly, society, state affairs, youth, rebellion, lifestyle, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, usa, britain
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Les papas du dimanche (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The movie tells a story about a family in France, in contemporary times, and its problem such as bittersweet and sincere, breakup, family problems, parents and children.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, hopes, parents separation, starting over, breakup, bittersweet, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, separation, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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48%
Work Hard, Play Hard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: moral dilemma, couples, workplace, life is a bitch, society, workplace situations, unemployment, factory, couple relations, boss and employee, power relations, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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The Chef's Wife (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marithé works in a training center for adults. Her mission: to help other people to change direction in their work and to find their vocation. Carole, who lives and works in the shadow cast by her husband, Sam, an energetic and talented ...
Style: humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, infidelity, friendship, self fulfillment, chef, couple relations, power relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Welcome to Argentina (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Marcus and his brother Antoine land in Argentina to celebrate their cousin's wedding and to discover the pleasures of the capital, Buenos-Aires. Marcus is joyful, while Antoine, who has just been dumped, is completely down. Marcus is well ...
Style: humorous, road movie, light, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: couples, family relations, wedding, on the road, self discovery, wedding party, brother brother relationship, friendship, society, siblings relations, bittersweet, pharmacist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, illegal immigrant, society, betrayal, fake identity, culture clash, interracial relations, love story, justice, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, australia
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Mr. Know-It-All (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A football coach afraid of commitment has to take care of his nephew with Asperger's Syndrome.
Style: captivating, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: asperger's syndrome, uncle nephew relationship, coach, doctor, autism, friendship, family relations, child care, football, soccer, female nudity, football team ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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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 life, homecoming, nothing goes right, family problems, inheritance, couple relations, friendship, getting home, society, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, paris france, france
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46%
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Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, theater, workplace, couples, family problems, boss and employee, love and romance, friendship, strong female presence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Hadewijch (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A troubled young woman is thrown out of a convent and forms a relationship with a radical Muslim.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: convent, self discovery, religions or cults, youth, clergy, hopes, human nature, friendship, society, religious faith, praying, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, middle east, europe
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Miss and the Doctors (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two sibling doctors take on a young diabetic patient and both fall for the girl’s lovely mother, who tends bar at a local watering hole, testing their fraternal bonds and professional relationship.
Style: sincere, realistic, semi serious, touching, exciting
Plot: love triangle, power relations, family problems, doctors and patients, love and romance, siblings relations, family relations, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, doctor patient relationship, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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46%
Once in a Lifetime (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story. In Léon Blum high school in Créteil (France), a history teacher decides to have her weakest 10th grade class take a national history competition. This will change them.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: high school, dedicated educator, ambition, teenage life, teachers and students, contests and competitions, youth, contest, school, teenager, science project, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, brussels belgium, brussels
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46%
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Aliyah (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paris 2011. Alex is 27. He's lives off dealing and pays the debts of his brother, Isaac, who after being his support has now become dead weight. When his cousin announces he's going to open a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Alex imagines he can ...
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, immigrants, lifestyle, society, brother brother relationship, drug dealer, debt, breakup, starting over, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, israel
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46%
Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of the wilderness it has become. The gardener happens to be a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, talky, captivating ...
Plot: painter, friendship, breakup, friends, village life, crumbling relationship, friendship between men, terminal illness, love, french countryside, unfulfillment, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, nice france, southern france, paris france ...
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45%
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Guy (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gauthier, a young journalist, learns from his mother that he is the illegitimate son of Guy Jamet, a popular French singer whose heyday stretched unevenly from the 1960’s to the nineties. Guy is currently promoting a new album of old material and ...
Style: humorous, sincere, light, captivating, touching
Plot: father son relationship, singer, secret, family secret, journalist, old man, music, family relations, singing, friendship, archive footage, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
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