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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, bad ending, melancholic, witty, talky, humorous, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, hotel, elderly, aging, wedding, twists and turns, romance, mentor, love story, mistaken identity, culture clash, honest, friendship, disorder, retirement home, travel, adventure, prejudice, unlikely friendships, old woman, love, catastrophe, indians, natural disaster, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, london, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about catastrophe, destiny, mentor, storytelling, life philosophy, dialogue and culture clash mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Quartet (2012), My Old Lady (2014), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Ladies in Lavender (2004), The Girl in the Café (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly, hotel, self discovery, aging, golden years, retirement home, goodhearted, loneliness, introspection, choice, life changing experience, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, england, delhi ...
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Quartet (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: elderly, opera, retirement home, aging, retired, reconciliation, musician, friendship, old age, human spirit, retirement home life, rehearsal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, paris france
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My Old Lady (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mathias Gold (Kevin Kline) is a down-on-his-luck New Yorker who inherits a Parisian apartment from his estranged father. But when he arrives in France to sell the vast domicile, he's shocked to discover a live-in tenant who is not prepared to ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, israel, california ...
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India, United Arab Emirates, USA
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, sentimental, touching, sweet, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, cooking, food, chef, restaurant, culture clash, prejudice, beautiful scenery, interracial relations, interracial romance, romance, family ...
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Ladies in Lavender (2004)
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Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, emotional, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, cornwall, poland, new jersey, london ...
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The Girl in the Café (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 103 min.
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Audience: girls' night, date night
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Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: inspirational, feel good, light, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: workplace, friendship, mentor, life philosophy, elderly, office, unlikely friendships, business, fashion, prejudice, workplace situations, family ...
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Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, talky, intense ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sexy, absurd ...
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Country: UK, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: talky, realistic, witty, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: touching, feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: India, USA, Italy, Germany, France, UK
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Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: romantic, humorous, clever, feel good, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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