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The Grand Seduction (2013)
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The Grand Seduction (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor’s time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops and begin The Grand Seduction.
Style: touching, semi serious, inspirational, feel good, realistic, stylized, sentimental, funny, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, manipulation, doctors, unlikely friendships, deception, society, unemployment, social relations, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, white lie, small village, con trick, new job, bribery, ruse, village life, small town life, jazz, cricket the game, harbor, eavesdropping, love, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, 50s, contemporary, 1950s
Place: canada, newfoundland, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about society, disorder, social relations, small town, village, dishonesty and village life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Grand Seduction: Waking Ned Devine (1998), Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003), Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011), Doc Martin (2001), Hallelujah! (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Waking Ned Devine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, poignant, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lottery, irish, friendship, village, small town, greed, death, lottery winner, gambling, luck, life, creativity ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england
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Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A much-needed boost, in the form of a new factory, is promised to the residents of the tiny fishing village St. Marie-La-Mauderne, provided they can lure a doctor to take up full-time residency on the island. Inspired, the villagers devise a scheme ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, doctor, village, goofy hero, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, social relations, disorder, dishonesty, cons and scams, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, australia, quebec, montreal
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Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: hoax, life turned upside down, self discovery, teenage life, overnight success, social relations, family relations, religions or cults, miraculous event, cons and scams, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Doc Martin (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doc Martin tells the tale of Martin Clunes' character in the film, in the months leading up to the Saving Grace story. Martin Bamford is a heart-broken London obstetrician, in a jealous rage after he finds out that his wife has been sleeping ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, dishonesty, introspection, infidelity, homecoming, husband wife relationship, adultery, romance, village, social relations, village life, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: fake priest, priest, mistaken identity, small town, criminal, church, disorder, social relations, hidden identity, farce, village, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Zonad (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Zonad (Simon Delaney) is from space…probably. Or so the Cassidy family assume when they discover an apparent alien in a shiny red space suit and helmet passed out on the living room floor beside the drinks cabinet. The Cassidys and the people of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hidden identity, cons and scams, family life, family relations, social relations, dishonesty, village, disorder, con artists, alien, morality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Masquerades (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, contemplative ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
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New Waterford Girl (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A gifted teenager, dreaming of life beyond her small town, becomes inspired when a 15-year-old girl from New York moves in next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, reflective, poignant, compassionate ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, friendship, eccentricity, teacher, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, writers, melancholy, teenage pregnancy, canadian, sexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada, new jersey, new york, nova scotia, canada, usa ...
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Falling for Mala (2015)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maria Laura "Mala" is an actress with little luck, but she is successful working for other women, seducing their boyfriends to know if they are faithful or not. But everything changes when her dream to perform in her acting career depends ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, cons and scams, unlikely couple, romance, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, society, manipulation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Tortilla Heaven (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: restaurant, miraculous event, cooking and food, life turned upside down, hopes, overnight success, religions or cults, small town, jesus, dishonesty, society, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico
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Puckoon (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, biting, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, comedy of errors, satire, society, politics, social relations, disorder, cons and scams, political unrest, village life, village, border ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: ireland
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Dr. Cabbie (2014)
Genre: Comedy
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
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One Day in Europe (2005)
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29%
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