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Haute Cuisine (2012)
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Haute Cuisine (2012)
Original name: Les saveurs du Palais
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Danièle Delpeuch and how she was appointed as the private chef for François Mitterrand.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, non-linear
Plot: cooking and food, chef, workplace, workplace situations, head of state, state affairs, unsupportive coworkers, power struggle, tradition versus modernity, tradition, palaces castles and temples, profanity, island, food, journalist, president, boat, mushroom, cooking, diet, cook, palace, etiquette, recipe, pastry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, antarctic

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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 workplace, workplace situations, cooking and food, love and romance, restaurant, romance and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Haute Cuisine: Whites (2010), Le Chef (2012), Today's Special (2009), The Great Vazquez (2010), Bowling (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Whites (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Whites was a BBC sitcom, written by Oliver Lansley and Matt King, directed by David Kerr, and starring Alan Davies as the executive chef at a country house hotel. BBC Two gave the go ahead for the show to go into production in August 2009 with the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, captivating, light ...
Plot: cooking and food, chef, british humour, workplace situations, workplace, lifestyle, kitchen, restaurant, society, rivalry, friendship, waiter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Le Chef (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chef, cooking, restaurant, partners, workplace, cooking and food, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, nothing goes right, blind ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, california
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Today's Special (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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The Great Vazquez (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Is it possible to live aside of the system, thinking only about the present and oneself? A feature film about Manuel Vázquez, the best comic book author in Barcelona during the sixties, but, mainly, a man with a very particular way of living his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: womanizer, workplace, rivalry, artists and showbiz, against the rules, rebellion, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, performer's life, con artists, bigamist, cartoonist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Bowling (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story takes place in Carhaix, in the heart of Brittany. A small hospital, with a calm maternity clinic, where few births take place. Mathilde, a mid-wife, Firmine, a pediatric nurse, and Louise, the owner of the Carhaix bowling alley, are all ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: hospital, bowling, friendship, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, rebelliousness, workplace, society, strong female presence, maternity ward, championship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, brittany
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The French Minister (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: politics, un, state affairs, workplace, power relations, workplace intrigue, rivalry, boss and employee, administration, chief of staff, international relations, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
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Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mediterranean Food (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sofia's story, the best chef the world, and the two men who helped her to become a legend.
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, restaurant, romance, rise to the top, workplace, love affair, cooking and food, ambition, infidelity, jealousy, chef, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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46%
Three Men and a Cradle (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three young men (Jacques, Pierre and Michel) share an apartment in Paris, and have many girlfriends and parties. Once, during a party, a friend of Jacques' tells him he has a quite compromising package to deliver, and asks him if he can leave ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, grownups, disorder, buddies, self discovery, parents and children, couples, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, babies and infants, friends, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
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45%
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, culture clash, chef, interracial relations, cooking, rivalry, immigrants, family relations, village, prejudice, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, paris france, london, southern france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Notre univers impitoyable (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victor and Margot are both lawyers in a major consulting firm and form a solid couple in private. Yet one day they find themselves competing for the same job promotion. How will their relationship stand up to the outcome?
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The brutal former heavyweight boxing champion Cleon "Slammin'" Salmon (Duncan), now owner of a Miami restaurant, institutes a competition to see which waiter can earn the most money in one night: the winner stands to gain $10,000, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, witty, light ...
Plot: restaurant, farce, workplace, cooking and food, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, rivalry, obnoxious boss, chef, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cost of Living (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Une héritière qui n'arrive pas à hériter, un radin qui ne peut rien dépenser, un petit garçon qui trouve un billet dans la rue, un restaurateur prodigue qui ne fait que donner... Tels sont, entre autres, les personnages de ce film ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: rich and poor, looking for love, satire, workplace, love and romance, romance, human nature, workplace situations, society, generosity, bankruptcy, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Radiostars (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ben, who dreamed of himself as a comic in New York, is back in Paris, his professional and emotional life in complete disarray. He encounters Alex, the star host of the Breakfast Club, a popular morning radio show. With Cyril, a forty-something ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
Love's Kitchen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Rob Haley (Dougray Scott), an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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39%
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Molière (2007)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Molière, a down-and-out actor-cum-playwright up to his ears in debt. When the wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt (so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise), hilarity ensues.
Style: stylized, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
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Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Happy Easter (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chronic serial womanizer Stephane Margelle (Jean-Paul Belmondo) drops his wife Sophie (Marie Laforet) off at the airport so she can go away for Easter weekend. He immediately picks up beautiful young Julie (Sophie Marceau), who has just had a fight ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
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Entry Level (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing his restaurant, chef CLAY MAGUIRE must start his career all over--at the bottom. Pushing forty with no "corporate skill-set", Clay enters the strange world of the Unemployable Interviewees of America. Clay and his fellow ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Closet (2001)
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Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, gender, hidden identity, disorder, cons and scams, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The holiday season is turned upside down for a neophyte food critic JJ (Pope) when her uninhibited mother (Baranski) shows up unannounced. In an attempt to occupy her mom's time, JJ works out a deal with a young chef (Cannavale) that stirs up ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, feel good ...
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Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Just Desserts (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marco Poloni's family owns a bakery in the Bronx and it seems that they have fallen on hard times and his family is considering selling the bakery. Marco then decides to enter a baking competition hoping that the money and publicity will help ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Royal Palace (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eugenia is the queen of an imaginary European country. When her husband dies, quite unexpectedly, the country is left without a king. According to the law, the new king needs to be married so that leaves out the eldest son. Her youngest son, Prince ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story about the age gap between a scientist father, Philipe Le Tallec, and his newly discovered teen aged daughter, Eglantine.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, parents and children, disorder, teenage life, coming of age, estrangement, reunion, adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, bittersweet, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, biting, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: factory, strong sexual content, dishonesty, crimes, corporate crimes, workplace situations, moral dilemma, human nature, profanity, satire, cooking and food, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Love and Lemons (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Agnes has most things in life: a family who are always there for her, a good job in the restaurant industry, a boyfriend who loves her, and a best friend whom she knows inside out. Or does she? All of a sudden things begin to crumble, one by one, ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 109K
Julie & Julia (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Julia Child and Julie Powell – both of whom wrote memoirs – find their lives intertwined. Though separated by time and space, both women are at loose ends... until they discover that with the right combination of passion, fearlessness and ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, sentimental, witty, sweet ...
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The Under-Gifted (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story centers around a graduating class of "less-gifted" students in a private Versailles high school. Only a miracle has brought the students this far along, and after a practical joke misfires and the whole school is dynamited, the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, versailles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 1K
Head Office (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this comic take on big-business wheelings and dealings, an ambitious senator's son (Judge Reinhold) moves up the corporate ladder through undeserved promotions. But against his better judgment, he falls for a woman (the chairman's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
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Time: 80s
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30%