Movies like Paris of the North

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Paris of the North (2014)
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Paris of the North (2014)
Original name: París Norðursins
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But when Hugi’s estranged, boozy father shows up out of the blue, the precarious balance he has worked so hard to achieve is tested to the limit.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: parents and children, elderly, social relations, village, family relations, teachers and students, village life, aging, estrangement, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, elderly, aging, social relations, village and disorder mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Paris of the North: All Together (2011), Magic Men (2014), On My Way (2013), Empty Nest (2008), The Talent Given Us (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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95%
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Magic Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An elderly Israeli Jew of Greek origins was sent to Greece to represent his town in a town twinning ceremony, however he went instead to search for his friend from the childhood, who saved him from the Holocaust. In meantime he formed a special ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: parents and children, family problems, family relations, parent child relationship, elderly, aging, religions or cults, quibbling, estrangement, escapades, bittersweet, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, middle east
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82%
 6.4
 2K
On My Way (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Deneuve plays sassy grandmother Cathy who takes to the road after being betrayed by her lover and learning her business is on the verge of bankruptcy on the same day. During a weeklong odyssey across France, she spends time with a grandson she ...
Style: road movie, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, strong female character, strong female lead, parents and children, family relations, estrangement, self discovery, aging, countryside, on the road, starting over, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 878
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family life, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, elderly, leaving home, lifestyle, midlife crisis, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Talent Given Us (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, reunion, family problems, cross country, elderly, estrangement, golden years, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. As an Oriental ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Plot: elderly, disorder, family relations, aging, nothing goes right, human nature, parents and children, elderly woman, golden years, indoor, condominium, old lady ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Perfect Stranger (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The mysterious arrival of a foreigner to a small village in a Mediterranean island, awake the sudden interest from a diverse group of residents, who will appear unexpectedly in the stranger's life, believing that he's going to reopen an ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, light
Plot: village, social relations, village life, redemption, family relations, language barrier, young man, stranger, liberation, fatherhood, irishman, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Mumu (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story a rescue, the rescue of a bad brat's life in the post-WWII period. In 1947, Roger reaches 11 years old. He's a kid badly loved, mischievous and specializes in silly things to do. He is sent to a small boarding school in a small ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, mischievous children, school, hardcase students, family relations, boarding school life, disorder, social relations, rebellion, power relations, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, contemporary, 40s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.0
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Latin Lover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, family problems, ego clash, rivalry, village, estrangement, strong female presence, estate, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, aging, elderly, dancer's life, self discovery, golden years, dancing, widow, artists and showbiz, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 1K
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 ⇓
52%
 6.5
 920
Memories (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Romain is 23 years old. He would like to be a writer, but for now, it is night porter in a hotel. His father is 62 years old. He retires and pretends to fuck. His roommate is 24 years old. He thinks only one thing: to seduce a girl, any and all ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, introspection, golden years, aging, family relations, disappearance, past, night watchman, love, homecoming, elderly, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Geraldine's Fortune (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Geraldine Elmhurst Liddle - Deen to her friends - is up against five other contestants for the $2 million jackpot on the game show "Bring Home the Bacon!". News of her upcoming appearance on the show takes her small New Brunswick hometown ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, ambition, parents and children, family relations, couples, rivalry, contests and competitions, social relations, elderly, rags to riches, family secret, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Seventy-Two Days (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A family from isolated village in Lika makes a good living out of American pension earned by their late granddad Djuradj and received by his widow Nedja. The very existence of a family is threatened when Nedja dies, but the head of the family comes ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, parents and children, unlikely criminals, crimes, family problems, disorder, dull life, eccentric family, village, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, homecoming, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, estrangement, family life, couple relations, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, elderly, grandfather granddaughter relationship, father daughter estrangement, mother daughter relationship, golden years, youth, estrangement, holiday season, stage fright ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: village, romance, parents and children, on the road, couples, supportive parent, social relations, family relations, bollywood, couple relations, politician, landowner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: touching, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, cat, parents and children, family gatherings, siblings relations, eccentric family, little girl, dog, indoor, screaming, orange, glass of milk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, society, workplace situations, bittersweet, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 600
I Belong (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator compromises her integrity when persuaded to translate a book she doesn't believe in. An elderly woman and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace situations, communication problem, workplace, human nature, parents and children, translator, family relations, women, communication, all female cast, inheritance, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, insurance, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Grave Decisions (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this black comedy set in small-town Bavaria, 11-year-old Sebastian thinks you can never be too young to be a murderer. He's convinced that he killed his mother on the day he was born and is certain he's already been condemned to ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: dealing with death, family relations, punishment, redemption, parents and children, village, single parent, birthday, radio station, teacher, swamp, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
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Happy 140 (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of friends and family reunite at the fancy new holiday home of a woman who is about to turn 40.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, light, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, disorder, friends, friendship, discussion, reunion, life turned upside down, female director, lottery, card playing, meeting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.8
 908
Gravehopping (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Slovenia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pero is a professional funeral speaker in a small Slovenian town. His unique gift is to make every funeral that extra bit special. Pero just can't help turning his eulogies into witty personal confessions that bring the grieving crowd to tears ...
Style: semi serious, bleak, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, funeral, family problems, eccentric family, family relations, social relations, village life, village, death, s&m, farce, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Summer of Flying Fish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manena is the headstrong adolescent daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacation to one thing : the invasion of his artificial lagoon by carps. While he employs increasingly radical methods, Manena has her first romantic ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, youth, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, countryside, lagoon, fish, landowner, coming of age, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 810
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 ⇓
35%
 6.5
 284
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, humorous ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, disability, family relations, parents and children, crimes, confined, elderly, aging, airplane, hijacking, misfit, song ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
 6.7
 4K
O'Horten (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odd Horton is dependable and contained: he's a train driver retiring after 40 years of service, living a simple life. His idea of adventure is to fly from one city in Norway to another. Starting on the night of his retirement dinner, Odd has a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, surreal ...
Plot: retirement, surrealism, train, train conductor, lifestyle, elderly, self discovery, unemployment, social relations, airport, midlife crisis, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
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Baikonur (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: “Whatever falls from heaven, you may keep.” So goes the unwritten law of the Kazakh steppes. A law avidly adhered to by the inhabitants of a small village, who collect the space debris that falls downrange from the nearby Baikonur space station. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: romance, space and aliens, spacecraft, space station, astronaut, social relations, village, village life, love and romance, space shuttle, seal, pipe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%