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Optical Illusions (2009)
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Optical Illusions (2009)
Original name: Ilusiones ópticas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France, Portugal
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind man who recovers his sight after an operation finds his life in chaos when he is rejected by the community to which he once belonged. (Chile)
Style: humorous, touching, dark humor, clever, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Plot: love and romance, love affair, friends, human nature, introspection, workplace, workplace romance, teaching the ways of the world, innocence lost, secretary, workplace situations, jewish, security guard, blindness, shopping mall, melancholy, breast implant, shoplifter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, friends, workplace, workplace situations, friendship and human nature mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Optical Illusions: The Summer of Flying Fish (2013), LOL (2006), Our Precious Children (2003), Ornaments (2008), The Flats (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Summer of Flying Fish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manena is the headstrong adolescent daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacation to one thing : the invasion of his artificial lagoon by carps. While he employs increasingly radical methods, Manena has her first romantic ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, family relations, youth, siblings relations, teenage life, countryside, lagoon, fish, landowner, coming of age, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: humorous, sincere, talky, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, youth, introspection, friendship, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, computers and web, misfit, twentysomething life, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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88%
Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, crumbling marriage, family relations, couple relations, family problems, thirtysomething life, couples, breakup, singleness, relationship vs career, death in the family, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Ornaments (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Religion, alcohol and politics are three things best avoided at holidays - but it's something this group of friends haven't learned. In this dark comedy, six friends have reunited for what may be their last holiday together.
Style: humorous, touching, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, youth, love and romance, estrangement, reunion, college, holiday, gender, gays and lesbians, friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Flats (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Flats tells a cautionary tale of friendship and desire played out among a group of 20-somethings transitioning into adulthood. Main character Harper and his buddies make the most of their freedom prior to an impending court-ordered jail ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, youth, human nature, unemployment, friendship between men, friendship, coming of age, friends, courtroom drama, siblings relations, horse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
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78%
Gooische Vrouwen (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, lifestyle, love affair, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, social relations, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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78%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Voice Over (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married woman — seeking to purify herself through a "disconnection vow" — leaves her husband and returns to her parents’ home, but finds a situation far from the peace and quiet she had imagined.
Style: semi serious, witty, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: family relations, disorder, introspection, nothing goes right, dull life, breakup, couples, strong female presence, parents and children, unfulfillment, siblings relations, homecoming
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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72%
The Last International Playboy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When playboy and one-hit-wonder novelist Jack Frost (Jason Behr) learns that his childhood sweetheart is getting married, he tries to drown his sorrows by dramatically escalating his self-destructive drinking and womanizing. Frost's pals try to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lifestyle, introspection, couples, love affair, love triangle, best friends, friends, haunted by the past, human nature, love and romance, looking for love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, new york, asia
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Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, light ...
Plot: fall in love, family relations, parents and children, workplace, love and romance, society, workplace situations, bittersweet, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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69%
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I Belong (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator compromises her integrity when persuaded to translate a book she doesn't believe in. An elderly woman and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, talky, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing his restaurant, chef CLAY MAGUIRE must start his career all over--at the bottom. Pushing forty with no "corporate skill-set", Clay enters the strange world of the Unemployable Interviewees of America. Clay and his fellow ...
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Lucky in Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Mira's April Fool's Day tricks materialize, she finds herself promoted to the perfect job, dating the perfect man and living in the perfect home. Mira's newly upgraded life even involves working with her CEO and her good friend, ...
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Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
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Plot: friendship, self discovery, fall in love, on the road, best friends, looking for love, introspection, human nature, hopes, family business, parents and children, family relations ...
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47%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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