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The Easy Way Out (2014)
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The Easy Way Out (2014)
Original name: L'art de la fugue
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart but is having an affair that is far more satisfying than his relationship with his fiancee. Their older brother, Ryan, is divorced, living at home and working at his parents’ hopelessly unprofitable men’s clothing store. And McCauley soon makes achingly clear that the parents’ marriage is far from happy.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, couple relations, infidelity, couples, disorder, gay interest, gender, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, female nudity, sex scene
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about couples, couple relations, disorder, family relations, infidelity, life turned upside down and self discovery mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Easy Way Out: Granny's Funeral (2012), The Trouble with Bliss (2011), True Enough (2007), Queen of Montreuil (2012), The Dandelions (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Granny's Funeral (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A provincial chemist in the throes of a mid-life crisis must choose between burying his dearly departed grandmother and cremating her in this quirky comedy of manners starring Valerie Lemercier, Denis Podalydes, and Isabelle Candelier.
Style: witty, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: couples, dishonesty, couple relations, disorder, infidelity, magic, love, death, male female relationship, family problems, dark humor, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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95%
The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, couples, dull life, self discovery, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, coming of age, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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True Enough (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anne is an attractive woman on the cusp of middle age trying in vain to divide her time fairly between her demanding job as a television presenter and her family. Her colleagues and friends have similar problems though.
Style: humorous, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Plot: infidelity, couples, jazz, writer's life, gender, lifestyle, film within a film, ex husband ex wife relationship, jazz singer, extramarital affair, television, body swapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Queen of Montreuil (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's early summer and Agathe is back in France, at home in Montreuil. She has to get over her husband's death and return to her work as a film director. The unexpected arrival at her house of a couple of Icelanders, a sea lion and a ...
Style: humorous, touching, psychological, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, self discovery, starting over, homecoming, hopes, disorder, uninvited guest, bittersweet, widow, neighbor, death of husband, seaport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, parents and children, family life, couple relations, friends, couples, friendship, little girl, profanity, bittersweet, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, couples, romance, couple relations, lone wolves, countryside, isolation, love and romance, confined, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense, feel good ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, adoption, disorder, couple relations, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, disorder, parents and children, couple relations, culture clash, family relations, power relations, religions or cults, meet the parents, dealer, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, disorder, parents and children, introspection, self discovery, step siblings, life turned upside down, family relations, siblings relations, pregnancy, golden years, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Let's Talk About the Rain (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Plot: family relations, small town, haunted by the past, infidelity, siblings relations, filmmaking, sister sister relationship, love, politics, feminism, extramarital affair, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: radio show, parents and children, media, midlife crisis, self discovery, disorder, introspection, family relations, dishonesty, strong female presence, hidden identity, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 853
Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couples, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, midlife crisis, disorder, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Film to Come (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At fifty Louis Gravet, a serious actor, would like to become a comedian. His brother Peter, a film director, has the idea of hiring him for the lead role of a comedy. Family circumstances, their wives, their children, niece, lead him to make another ...
Style: sincere, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, siblings relations, couples, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, midlife crisis, couple relations, actor's life, disorder, brother brother relationship, actor, movie theatre ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, introspection, love affair, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, couples, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: humorous, touching, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love affair, crumbling marriage, family relations, couple relations, breakup, couples, family problems, thirtysomething life, singleness, relationship vs career, death in the family, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Happy Event (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love, sacrifice, tenderness, abandonment. She dislocated me, transformed me. Why didn't anyone warn me? Why doesn't anyone ever talk ...
Style: sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: child birth, breast feeding, family relations, couples, childbirth, family life, couple relations, life turned upside down, disorder, babies and infants, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Bastards of Young (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Welcome to adulthood! When two early-30s couples celebrate their last annual Halloween party in New York, they are confronted with sex, lies, and unspoken drama which tests their relationships and futures.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couples, couple relations, introspection, best friends, thirtysomething life, friends, crumbling marriage, adultery, friendship, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Teen Spirit (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 30 ans, Bruno, rock-star has been, vit toujours aux crochets de sa petite amie. Les temps sont durs... surtout quand une ex ressurgit de nulle part pour lui apprendre qu'il est le père de Nancy, 13 ans, dont il n'a jamais soupçonné ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, friends, lifestyle, self discovery, best friends, couples, couple relations, introspection, life turned upside down, youth, musician's life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Boys Life 4: Four Play (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The latest installment in this series of gay short films.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, self discovery, looking for love, coming out, love and romance, couples, lgbt, bittersweet, looking for sex, gay interest, gay relationship, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Big Bad Wolf (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once upon a time in 2012, three brothers lived happily. One day their mom fell into a coma. So Henri, Philippe, and Louis suddenly started wondering about the meaning of their lives and were swamped by a wave of existential doubts. An entirely new ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: family relations, infidelity, siblings relations, disorder, couples, life turned upside down, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of mother, hospital, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Molly's Theory of Relativity (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set on Halloween, a young astronomer who has unexpectedly lost her job, is poised to make perhaps the first reckless decision of her life.
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: life turned upside down, self discovery, friendship, couple relations, unemployment, astronomer, couples, disorder, halloween, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Girl on a Bicycle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paolo, an Italian tour bus driver living in Paris, has just summoned up the courage to propose marriage to his German girlfriend Greta. However, a chance encounter with a French woman on a bicycle the very next day turns Paolo's life upside ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: life turned upside down, fall in love, couple relations, comedy of errors, couples, disorder, infidelity, dishonesty, romance, buddies, love and romance, stewardess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The List of My Desires (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the little haberdasher Arras discovers she's won 18 million in the lottery and can now afford anything she wants, she has only one fear: losing the small joys of life made simple it cherishes above all. But fate is obstinate, and this is ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: lottery, lottery winner, life turned upside down, introspection, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, new life, love, husband wife relationship, female friendship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: unlikely couple, life turned upside down, introspection, couple relations, love and romance, couples, disorder, fall in love, romance, family relations, dogma, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: siblings relations, friendship, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, midlife crisis, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Scapegoat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: There is something strange - some would even say abnormal - about the Malaussène family. But if you take a closer look, no one could be happier than this cheerfully chaotic family, even though their mother is usually off on one romantic adventure ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, protagonist as suspect, scapegoat, disorder, chases and races, family relations, on the run, chase, shopping mall, fugitives, eccentric family, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Good Dog (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Good Dog is a Canadian television comedy-drama series which aired for one season on HBO Canada. The show follows the life of character George, a role that Ken Finkleman reprised from The Newsroom.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, life turned upside down, couple relations, disorder, couples, tv show, buddies, ratings, television producer, profanity, media, nagging and grouching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Heartlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gentle Colin 'Col' Lawes happily lead a quiet life, running a news agency with his soiled-rotten wife Sandra and playing competition darts in the Atletic Arms team. Colin catches her committing adultery with team captain Geoff, a cop, who ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, light ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love, self discovery, obsessive quest, love and romance, couples, on the road, towel, briefs, relationships, romantic rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%