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Alice and the Mayor (2019)
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Alice and the Mayor (2019)
Original name: Alice et le maire
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 a dialogue between two diametrically opposed personalities who will turn their certainties upside down.
Style: complex, psychological, captivating, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: politics, mayor, speech, philosopher, ambition, adaptation, disorder, rivalry, youth, destiny, life philosophy, society, lifestyle, singing, ecology, female protagonist, global warming, newspaper, park, telephone call, telephone conversation, la marseillaise
Time: contemporary, year 2017

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, sincere and disturbing films with plots about society, friendship, rivalry, disorder, adaptation, life philosophy and ambition mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Alice and the Mayor: The Clapper (2017), Invisibles (2018), Flack (2019), Poms (2019), Seventeen (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, youth, friendship, ambition, rivalry, society, destiny, adaptation, redemption, television, adventure, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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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: captivating, disturbing, humorous, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: social issues, social worker, social decay, group therapy, female protagonist, friendship, adaptation, society, life philosophy, disorder, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
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88%
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Flack (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Robyn, the sharp and witty publicity maven, is an expert at her craft but a complete self-saboteur when it comes to her personal life. Robyn’s work as a crisis PR strategist is fast-paced and unpredictable, as she counsels high-profile ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: female protagonist, sex scandal, ambition, rivalry, artists and showbiz, female boss, moral dilemma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adaptation, society, friendship, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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64%
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Poms (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents.
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship between women, female protagonist, female friendship, reunion, neighbor neighbor relationship, rivalry, escapades, society, friendship, life philosophy, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
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58%
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Seventeen (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: To find his therapy dog, a 17-year-old escapes from juvie and embarks on a journey of reconnection with his brother and grandmother through Cantabria.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: dog, teenager, hopes, destiny, society, ambition, escapades, adventure, rescue, friendship, youth, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Mystery of Henri Pick (2019)
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, semi serious, disturbing
Plot: manuscript, publisher, novel, book, widow, investigation, disorder, society, watching television, literature, end of love, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, brittany
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55%
Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: weight loss, running, female protagonist, dream, adaptation, society, friends, escapades, sport, hopes, transformation, marathon ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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47%
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Style: sincere, humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, dysfunctional family, sculptor, father daughter relationship, family relations, love, family, society, friends, friendship, parents and children, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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46%
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There Is No Evil (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Iran, Czech Republic
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Heshmat, an exemplary husband and father, gets up very early every day. Where does he go? Pouya cannot imagine killing another man, yet he is told he must do so. Javad doesn’t know that proposing to his beloved won’t be the only surprise on her ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, non-linear, captivating, philosophical
Plot: life & death, love and romance, society, multiple storylines, human existence, love, destiny, human nature, adaptation, friendship, disorder, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Days (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Kang lives alone in a big house, Non in a small apartment in town. They meet, and then part, their days flowing on as before.
Style: psychological, complex, sincere, disturbing
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay relationship, society, disorder, youth, hopes, class differences, romance, unemployment, life philosophy, social satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan
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46%
Military Wives (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Inspired by global phenomenon of military wives choirs, the story celebrates a band of misfit women who form a choir on a military base. As unexpected bonds of friendship flourish, music and laughter transform their lives, helping each other to ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, semi serious, sincere, psychological
Plot: choir, friendship, singing, war, adaptation, hopes, escapades, danger, love, strong female character, life is a bitch, romance ...
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45%
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Couch Potatoes (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Giorgio and Tito, father and son. A successful journalist and a lazy teenager apparently impossible to understand. Giorgio's dream is to take Tito to the Nasca Hill in Liguria, but Tito prefers to spend his entire day with his group of friends, ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: father son relationship, teenager, parents and children, family relations, youth, family, friendship, friends, adventure, teenage life, happy ending, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Stella's Last Weekend (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brothers Jack and Oliver reunite to put their beloved dog to sleep. While their zany mother plans a party to celebrate Stella's life, things go awry when the brothers discover they love the same girl.
Style: disturbing, captivating, humorous, sincere, psychological
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: brother brother relationship, love triangle, teenage boy, party, fight, teenage girl, rivalry, love and romance, youth, couples, love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city
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42%
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Olympia (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story revolves around Olympia, an 18-year-old looking to become famous by entering the world of online pornography.
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, strong sexual content, artists and showbiz, adolescence vs adulthood, actor's life, life is a bitch, porn actress, female protagonist, teenage life, sexual relations, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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42%
Runaway Romance (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When she’s written out of her show, her relationship and her seemingly perfect life, reality TV star Ann Stanway leaves Hollywood and finds herself marooned in Amish country. But when Ann is taken in by the owner of a nearby Inn, and meets a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adaptation, moral dilemma, escapades, male female relationship, amish, rivalry, society, ambition, love affair, promise, disorder, love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The African Doctor (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seyolo Zantoko is a doctor from Congo who wants to get away from dictatorship and he is hired by the mayor of a small village in the north of France. The locals fear Seyolo and his family as they have never seen African people before, and Seyolo and ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, sincere, sweet, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: doctor, family, fish out of water, husband wife relationship, african, village, adventure, adaptation, society, parents and children, love, escapades ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
Place: france
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41%
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Chalk (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come - this year he will be furnished with ...
Style: humorous, semi documentary, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: contemporary
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Brasserie Romance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Manager Pascaline and chef Angelo have been, for several years, striving toward earning the coveted "chef's hat" in the Gault Millau restaurant guide. Tonight is Valentine's Day: one of the busiest nights of the year. Angelo ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, light, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, nothing goes right, valentine's day, love affair, bored housewife, male female relationship, escapades, adaptation, happy ending, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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40%
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The Minister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Transport Minister Bertrand Saint-Jean is awoken in the middle of the night by his head of staff. A bus has gone off the road into a gully. He has no choice but to go to the scene of the accident. Thus begins the odyssey of a politician in a world ...
Style: realistic, tense, sincere, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: politics, workplace, workplace situations, political intrigue, boss and employee, state affairs, disagreement, prime minister, politician, power relations, profanity, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Chamboultout (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beatrice celebrates with her family the release of her book: she tells about the accident of her husband Frederic. He became blind and without filter - always so funny and seductive, he is totally unpredictable. But this book, hymn-to-life, will ...
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light
Plot: husband wife relationship, friendship, blind man, adaptation, couples, love, romance, destiny, hopes, couple relations, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary
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38%
It’s the Law (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small Sicilian town elects a new, honest major but quickly learns that playing by the rules is not as easy as it seems
Style: sincere, light, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night, date night
Plot: mayor, society, escapades, rivalry, ambition, adventure, adaptation, obsession, life philosophy, happy ending, friendship, justice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily
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37%
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Beats (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, hopes, artists and showbiz, ambition, musician's life, rivalry, escapades, hip hop, society, music, friendship, rags to riches ...
Time: contemporary
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36%
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Sunnyside (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A disgraced New York politician who was the city's youngest city councilman in history until he was brought down by a public intoxication incident gets an opportunity to rebuild his life when he is hired by a group of immigrants who hope to ...
Style: light, humorous, captivating, entertaining, sincere
Plot: immigration, adaptation, society, friendship, destiny, love, disorder, lifestyle, romance, rivalry, family, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
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36%
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The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, disorder, lifestyle, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director, religion
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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36%
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Unicorn Store (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.
Style: allegory, tense, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: unicorn, misfit, ambition, youth, society, grownups, family relations, hopes, parents and children, family, adaptation, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2010s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 721
Daddy Cool (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Adrien, 40 years old and totally immature, is dumped by Maude, 35 years old, eager to finally found a family. In an attempt to regain the love of his life, Adrien decides to move into the future ex-married apartment: a nursery home - The beginning, ...
Style: sincere, light, psychological, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: female nudity, family, parenthood, romance, couple relations, youth, friendship, adaptation, parents and children, couples, love, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Forgive Us Our Debts (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Albania, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Threatened by creditors, a newly unemployed man agrees to work for a debt collector, but soon discovers his deal with the devil has unexpected costs.
Style: sincere, suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: debt collector, life is a bitch, society, escapades, life philosophy, money, redemption, adaptation, violence, rivalry, netflix
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
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34%
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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, disturbing, touching, sentimental
Plot: autism, hospital, life philosophy, lifestyle, hopes, society, rescue, friendship, stereotypes, mentor, life is a bitch, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
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Coalition (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: Political drama about the rise of Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats during the 2010 election. After the election failed to produce an outright winner, Clegg was catapulted into an unaccustomed position of influence and was the recipient of ...
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, campaign, rivalry, state affairs, political intrigue, ambition, rise to the top, election, politician, parliament, society, telephone conversation ...
Time: 21st century, year 2010, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Plot: politics, united kingdom, society, life philosophy, ambition, escapades, rivalry, danger, disorder, human
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%