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The Mystery of Henri Pick (2019)
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The Mystery of Henri Pick (2019)
Original name: Le Mystère Henri Pick
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An editor discovers a novel that she considers to be a masterpiece, in a library whose particularity is to collect the manuscripts refused by the publishers. The text is signed Henri Pick, a Breton pizza maker who died two years earlier.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, disturbing, semi serious
Plot: publisher, manuscript, book, novel, widow, investigation, disorder, society, teacher, writers, hotel, train, restaurant, break up, cemetery, literature, library, duel, television, smoking, loss of job, toilet, school teacher, breakup, classroom ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, brittany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and captivating films with plots about disorder, society, family relations, friends, friendship, cigarette smoking and satire mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Mystery of Henri Pick: Alice and the Mayor (2019), A Happy Event (2011), The Clapper (2017), Very Well, Thank You (2007), Invisibles (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Alice and the Mayor (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau, is in a delicate position. After 30 years in politics, he is running out of ideas, feeling like an existential emptiness. To overcome this, Paul hires a young and brilliant philosopher, Alice Heimann. Then follows ...
Style: complex, contemplative, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: mayor, politics, speech, philosopher, adaptation, disorder, ambition, rivalry, society, lifestyle, destiny, youth ...
Time: contemporary, year 2017
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: child birth, family relations, couples, family life, couple relations, childbirth, babies and infants, parents and children, life turned upside down, disorder, husband wife relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
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The Clapper (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 15 minutes of fame destroys the life of a man who works as a clapper in television.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: youth, ambition, love and romance, friendship, rivalry, adaptation, society, destiny, redemption, couples, love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, suspense, biting
Plot: life turned upside down, life is a bitch, fighting the system, injustice, society, satire, wrongfully committed, loss of job, husband wife relationship, mental institution, taxi driver, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 971
Invisibles (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Following a city councils decision, a women's shelter will soon be closed and social workers have only three months to accommodate the residents.
Style: psychological, disturbing, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: social issues, social worker, group therapy, social decay, female protagonist, adaptation, society, friendship, rivalry, disorder, life philosophy, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 813
The Classic (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A self-loving fictional autobiography of author Kari Hotakainen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: writer's life, chase, obsession, womanizer, writer's block, writing, fictional biography, publisher, satire, media, journalism, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bicycling with Molière (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Serge Tanneur (Fabrice Luchini) is at the pinnacle of his acting career when he decides to turn his back on show business and become a hermit living off of France’s Atlantic coast. Three years later, Gauthier Valence (Lambert Wilson), a beloved TV ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: friendship, riding a bicycle, desire for fame, lifestyle, actor's life, ambition, partners, odd couple, comeback, solitude, friendship between men, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Like Mother, Like Daughter (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An attention-craving mother nearing 50, unemployed and living with her pregnant daughter and son-in-law, suddenly finds herself with child, too...
Style: humorous, thought provoking, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, mother daughter conflict, family dinner, childbirth, in laws, awkwardness, hospital, friendship, female director, woman smoker, motor scooter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Girl from Monaco (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A brilliant and neurotic attorney goes to Monaco to defend a famous criminal. But, instead of focusing on the case, he falls for a beautiful she-devil, who turns him into a complete wreck... Hopefully, his zealous bodyguard will step in and put ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, contemplative
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, femme fatale, lawyer, bodyguard, mind game, legal, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, nothing goes right, trial, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: monaco, europe, french riviera, riviera, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 739
Trust Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comical fresco on human misdemeanors and betrayals... A film about our right to not be perfect.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: actor's life, love affair, disorder, theater, landlord, play, betrayal, strong female presence, artists and showbiz, love and romance, amateur theater, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 183
Justi&Cia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating, biting ...
Plot: murderous pair, unlikely criminals, disorder, satire, escapades, life is a bitch, crimes, social decay, vigilantism, society, nothing to lose, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Daddy Cool: Join the Fun (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Story: So, what can happen at a funeral? Even, if it's the funeral of Daddy Cool Douglas Lazarus? It's in Goa, tears, sad speeches, melancholia... right? Wrong! When... The coffin makers deliver the wrong body, all hell breaks loose in this witty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, nothing goes right, disorder, funeral, death of father, love, bollywood, bikini, death, coffin, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 456
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: humorous, cynical, dark humor, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, disorder, life turned upside down, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, pizza, taking a photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 1K
Upperdog (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, he to material wealth on Oslo's west side, she to an average family on the east side. In contrast to her younger brother, Yanne remembers ...
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, adoption, human nature, reunion, siblings relations, society, social differences, friends, ex soldier, female director, disorder, brat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: semi serious, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: satire, small town, politics, society, social relations, small town life, couples, opposites attract, architect, mayor, farm, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: semi serious, psychological, touching, humorous, witty ...
Plot: life turned upside down, homecoming, self discovery, starting over, disorder, uninvited guest, hopes, bittersweet, widow, death of husband, neighbor, seaport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
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Smart Ass (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kelly, Dan and Louis are students at a prestigious business school, destined to become tomorrow's elite. The industrious trio are determined to start putting their education into practise from the off in an attempt to make as much money as they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: student, prostitution, college life, buddies, sexual relations, youth, power relations, teachers and students, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: inheritance, nothing goes right, family problems, family life, homecoming, disorder, couples, society, friendship, couple relations, getting home, concierge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, portugal, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, sincere, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, crumbling marriage, family problems, family life, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, comedy of errors, disorder, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 146
Zig Zag Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of three Parisians - a color-blind painter, a radio show host and a perverted photographer - intertwine and go hilariously out of control.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: love triangle, kidnapping, crimes, love and romance, artist, photograph
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 4K
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, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: autism, hospital, society, lifestyle, life philosophy, hopes, rescue, mentor, friendship, life is a bitch, stereotypes, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Men, Women: A User's Manual (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Benoit Blanc loves living, he loves women, he loves daring. He is a famous businessman who suffers from stomach-ache. Fabiolini, a would-be actor, is a policeman and he too suffers from the same sickness. The two man face suffering in opposite ways: ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hopes, love affair, elderly lovers, romance, fall in love, love and romance, sexual content, couples, looking for love, starting over, battle of the sexes, optimism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, partners, disorder, society, unlikely criminals, crimes, misfit partners, dishonesty, misfit, poverty, unemployment, loss of job ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Harry Me! The Royal Bitch of Buckingham (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thirty-year-old Camilla, born a bitch, realizes that she doesn't have the life she deserves and decides that the only destiny worthy of her is that of a royal princess.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: escapades, social climbing, satire, disorder, ambition, social class, goofy hero, prince, silly humor, blind ambition, obsessive quest, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2015, year 2014
Place: france, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 683
Preggoland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, life turned upside down, best friends, disorder, faked pregnancy, lie, society, thirtysomething life, parents and children, unfulfillment, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sister Mary Explains It All (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As Sister Mary delivers a lecture on sin and its consequences, she's interrupted by several of her former students, who have little positive to say about how a Catholic education has impacted their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: religions or cults, society, clergy, church, disorder, rivalry, catholic school, nun, belief in the afterlife, christmas eve, teacher student relationship, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Only Decent People (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: David Samuels is from an intellectual Jewish family from the posh Amsterdam Old South, where he is often mistaken as Moroccan because of his dark hair. David is a remarkable man on a mission: to find a ghetto fabulous queen with great tits and thick ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: interracial relations, couples, fish out of water, obsessive quest, love and romance, social differences, disorder, escapades, meet the parents, nudity (full frontal - brief), looking for sex, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 5K
Reality (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A dark comedy centering on the lives of a Neapolitan based family whose father, a fish merchant, is so infatuated with the reality TV show "Grande Fratello" (the Italian version of "Big Brother") he starts living his life as if ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, cynical, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: life turned upside down, losing-it hero, obsession, disorder, audition, tv show, society, human nature, tv, big brother, media, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy, rome italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 791
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, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: parents and children, golden years, aging, introspection, family relations, disappearance, night watchman, past, love, homecoming, hopes, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Punk's Not Dead (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of crotchety codgers attempt to revive the punk-rock band they all played in 17 years earlier in "Punk Is Not Dead".
Style: dark humor, realistic, humorous, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: reunion, music band, counterculture, punk, friends, society, disorder, rivalry, sexual content, once promising, profanity, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: macedonia, bosnia, europe, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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