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Synonyms (2019)
 6.5
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Synonyms (2019)
Original name: Synonymes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Israel, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty Franco-Israeli dictionary.
Style: humorous, psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: young man, jewish, language, fleeing, life is a bitch, ambition, society, adaptation, escapades, adventure, youth, hopes, life philosophy, pubic hair, sex scene, father, male nudity, identity, shower, male protagonist, man in underwear, gay interest, dictionary, running naked, male star appears nude
Time: contemporary
Place: palestine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, psychological and disturbing films with plots about society, friendship, life philosophy, youth, adaptation, rivalry and adventure mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Synonyms: Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017), The Clapper (2017), Military Wives (2019), Seventeen (2019), Unicorn Store (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017)
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Duration: 92 min.
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The Clapper (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 89 min.
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Military Wives (2019)
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Duration: 112 min.
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Seventeen (2019)
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Duration: 99 min.
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Unicorn Store (2017)
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Invisibles (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, feel good, psychological
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 5.7
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Daddy Cool (2017)
Genre: Comedy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 506
Couch Potatoes (2017)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 833
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%