Movies like French Exit

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French Exit (2020)
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French Exit (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: “My plan was to die before the money ran out,” says 60-year-old penniless Manhattan socialite Frances Price, but things didn’t go as planned. Her husband Franklin has been dead for 12 years and with his vast inheritance gone, she cashes in the last of her possessions and resolves to live out her twilight days anonymously in a borrowed apartment in Paris, accompanied by her directionless son Malcolm and a cat named Small Frank—who may or may not embody the spirit of Frances’s dead husband.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: socialite, mother son relationship, widow, inheritance, cat, family relations, family life, social problems, family problems, lifestyle, money problems, financial problem, reincarnation, medium, love, ship, party, loneliness, money, police, friendship, food, gold, death, kitchen ...
Place: paris france, new york, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, captivating and touching films with plots about drinking, drinking alcohol, drink, cigarette smoking, telephone call, family relations and food mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like French Exit: The Lovers (2017), The Party (2017), Mid90s (2018), People Like Us (2012), Another Year (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, touching
Plot: lovers, lover, romance, wife husband relationship, marital problem, infidelity, love triangle, marriage, secret, adultery, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
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The Party (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Various individuals think they’re coming together for a party in a private home, but a series of revelations results in a huge crisis that throws their belief systems – and their values – into total disarray.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, disturbing, political ...
Plot: secret, husband wife relationship, party, politician, anger, drinking, insult, professor, flat, apology, doctor, telephone ...
Place: england, london
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Mid90s (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, cynical
Plot: skateboarding, skateboard, skateboarder, dysfunctional family, underage sex, coming of age, friends, gay slur, foul language, hip hop, friendship, misogyny ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: los angeles, california, florida, paris france, harvard university ...
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75%
 7.1
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People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, family relations, funeral, family secret, salesman, siblings relations, family life, introspection, family problems, financial problem, drinking problem, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 7.4
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Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Style: touching, psychological, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: loneliness, funeral, midlife crisis, friendship, jealousy, everyday life, family life, parents and children, suffering, desperation, unrequited love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, ireland, dublin ireland ...
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Strange Relations (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drama - A NYC psychiatrist is diagnosed with leukemia - and when he finds out he was adopted, he travels to England in search of his birth mother and some answers. - Paul Reiser, Amber Sealey, Lachele Carl
Style: semi serious, emotional, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: adoption, terminal illness, self discovery, uncover truth, family problems, hopes, introspection, family life, parents and children, working class, dysfunctional family, transplant ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, england, europe, liverpool
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Listen Up Philip (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to ...
Style: psychological, sincere, stylized, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: writer's life, narcissist, couples, dull life, sarcasm, loneliness, writing, arrogance, cynicism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, writer's block, self pity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york, new york state
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61%
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Momma's Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Momma's Man an adult decides to escape the pressures of life and return to his old bedroom at his parents' house. An odd premise, but executed with skill and tenderness.
Style: psychological, realistic, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family problems, introspection, family relations, family life, eccentric family, love and romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, pregnancy, relationship problems, living together ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
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59%
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The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, captivating, exciting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, brother brother relationship, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, party, wedding, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york
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55%
Give Me Liberty (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a riot breaks out in Milwaukee, America's most segregated city, medical transport driver Vic is torn between his promise to get a group of elderly Russians to a funeral and his desire to help Tracy, a young black woman with ALS.
Style: humorous, light, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: money, grandfather, storytelling, medicine, woman in a wheelchair, funeral, cooking, disabled person, friendship, adventure, nightclub, emigrant ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: talky, realistic, touching, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, family relations, adoption, parents and children, drinking problem, marital problem, unhappy, diary, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, massachusetts, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a health practitioner. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, psychological, captivating
Plot: billionaire, party, class differences, husband wife relationship, nurse, money, name calling, apology, alternative medicine, classroom, race, suicide ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, down on your luck, addiction, parents and children, couples, family problems, breakup, unfulfillment, hopes, divorce, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
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James White (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: James White is a troubled twentysomething trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. As he retreats further into a hedonistic lifestyle, his mother's battle with a serious illness faces a series of setbacks that force him to assume more ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, drinking, drinking alcohol, terminal illness, promise, friendship, lie, chemotherapy, slacker, self destructing, cancer, new life ...
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Place: new york, manhattan new york city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Birds of America (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, couples, youth, family gatherings, vengeance, parents and children, lifestyle, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
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51%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A sumptuous dramatic comedy set in late 19th Century France, during the Belle Epoque, a period of social and cultural excess in European upper classes which ended only as the First World War erupted.
Style: sexual, witty, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man sex, age difference, prostitute, society, fall in love, love affair, teaching the ways of the world, matchmaking, obsession, couple relations, seductress ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 19th century, pre world war one
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
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Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, compromise, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, bittersweet, human nature, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: london, england, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 5K
Synonyms (2019)
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, disturbing, sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: young man, jewish, fleeing, language, life is a bitch, ambition, escapades, society, adaptation, adventure, hopes, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: palestine, france, paris france, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, atmospheric ...
Plot: muslim, friendship, adoption, generation gap, koran, family relations, man boy relationship, self discovery, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, albania, persia, turkey ...
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42%
 6.6
 21K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: humorous, witty, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, thought provoking
Plot: social media, obsessed fan, obsession, love interest, pursuit, chase, friendship, charlatan, party, secret, loneliness, lie ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, venice california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 11K
Ideal Home (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A couple is going through marital troubles made worse when a previously unknown grandson shows up.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, entertaining
Plot: gay, gay love, gay adoption, lifestyle, parenting, boy, father son relationship, friendship, grandson, lgbt, gay couple, farm ...
Place: albuquerque new mexico, santa fe new mexico
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41%
Where Is Kyra? (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pushed to the brink after losing her job, a woman struggles to survive. As the months pass and her troubles deepen, she embarks on a perilous and mysterious journey that threatens to usurp her life.
Style: captivating, melancholic, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: name calling, poverty, husband wife relationship, police detective, death of mother, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, african american, drinking, waitress, anger, eviction notice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, sentimental ...
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37%
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Country: USA
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37%
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Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, social differences, politics, family relations, small town, family life, election, communism, love and romance, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Life of the Party (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: A group of friends plan an intervention to help their pal address his drinking problem. Things go awry when the shrink they hired fails to show up
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychological ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, lifestyle, family problems, dysfunctional family, social decay, parents and children, love and romance, crumbling marriage, bittersweet, adultery, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, depressing, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, writers, self fulfillment, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, writer's life, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Farewell (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is given a terminal diagnosis. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, melancholic, humorous, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: wedding, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grief, lie, female protagonist, chinese american, lung cancer, grandmother, family relations, family, life, family gatherings ...
Place: china, usa, manhattan new york city, japan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, coming of age, infidelity, teenage love, self discovery, single parent, misfit, best friends, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1977
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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34%