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Absurdistan (2008)
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Absurdistan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young couple's first night of love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, offbeat, realistic
Plot: village, battle of the sexes, social relations, romance, love and romance, couples, young lovers, ultimatum, first time, childhood sweetheart, abstinence, strike, water shortage, absurdism, sex, water, village life, forces of nature, fall in love, rescue, teenage crush, falling in love, rescue team, cave, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, caucasus, azerbaijan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, fall in love, lifestyle, battle of the sexes and social relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Absurdistan: Without Men (2011), The Closer You Get (2000), Baikonur (2011), All's Well, Ends Well 2011 (2011), Saturday (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Without Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, society, love and romance, couples, social relations, feminism, village, village life, strong female presence, clergy, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
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95%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
Plot: small town, village, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
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66%
 6.3
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Baikonur (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: “Whatever falls from heaven, you may keep.” So goes the unwritten law of the Kazakh steppes. A law avidly adhered to by the inhabitants of a small village, who collect the space debris that falls downrange from the nearby Baikonur space station. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: romance, space and aliens, spacecraft, space station, astronaut, social relations, village, village life, love and romance, space shuttle, seal, pipe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
All's Well, Ends Well 2011 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The follow-up to 2009's All's Well Ends Well, with returning stars Louis Koo, Sandra Ng, and Ronald Cheng delivering Lunar New Year period comedy shenanigans for 2010. Angelababy makes a cute appearance in this farce about mistaken ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, couples, wooing, silly humor, love and romance, computers and web, self discovery, urban, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.0
 349
Saturday (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One more Saturday in a desolate Buenos Aires hard to recognize. Six young people that try to avoid their solitude by complicating their daily routes, unsuccessfully looking for a glance that changes something or a new sensation that reveals them ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, touching ...
Plot: breakup, love and romance, love affair, romance, journalism, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, forbidden love, village, couples, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 388
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, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, couples, love and romance, village, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Complete Idiot (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Tommy Jaud's bestselling novel, this comedy focuses on a dispassionate clerk and his set-backs in life. 29-year-old Simon works in a phone shop, but his thoughts just circle around finding a new girl-friend after being left by his last ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, couples, fall in love, wooing, love and romance, romance, best friend, unlikely couple, silly humor, looking for sex, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, ambition, showbiz, couples, romance, best friends, follow your dream, actor's life, filmmaking, artists and showbiz
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Traci Townsend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful and successful journalist, interviews her three previous boyfriends, to find out why they never proposed. Each distinctly different interview, comically teaches Traci more about herself than she would care to know.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, journalism, showbiz, couples, romance, singleness, journalist, introspection, jealousy, interview, slice of life, egotist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
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White on Rice (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: 40-year-old Jimmy is growing up, or at least he's getting older. While mooching the upper bunk of his ten-year-old nephew's bed, he enjoys the never-ending generosity of his sister Aiko, and dodges the wrath of his impatient brother-in-law ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family relations, fall in love, family life, introspection, youth, couples, romance, love triangle, dinosaur, dating, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 200
V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, introspection, love affair, battle of the sexes, couples, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, romance, hopes, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Two Million Stupid Women (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A handful of insults and fighting best friends, not quite the Birthday presents every girl hopes for. Melissa s not every girl. She is determined to collect insults from all of her past boyfriends before her birthday night is over. But her journey ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, best friends, couples, friends, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, lovers reunited, birthday, breakup, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.6
 706
Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, cynical ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, love and romance, lifestyle, unemployment, couples, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, unlikely couple, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
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The Reunion (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his reasons, as there is a chance that his teen love Hillevi ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, class reunion, high school reunion, family relations, couples, romance, youth, teenage life, love and romance, party, adultery, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 1K
Move (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Eleven moving dates, eight friends: Philipp, Wiebke, Jessica, Maria, Swantje, Michael, Thomas, Dina – all in their twenties and mutually lonesome. And always searching: For a new city, a new job, an own apartment, a new, or even an old love. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: couples, family relations, love and romance, friendship, goth girl, breakup, break up, devotion, christmas dinner, female nudity, video chat, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 224
Kwik Stop (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two strangers discover you really can find anything at a convenience store -- even love. An aspiring actor stuck in a small town who has big plans of moving to Hollywood so he can strike it rich. One night, while on his way into a corner store, he ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, unlikely criminals, odd couple, romance, love and romance, couples, on the road, crimes, aspiring actor, small town, shoplifting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Men in the City (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The comedy about men and their struggles in life and love.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, not serious
Plot: introspection, couple relations, friends, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, battle of the sexes, looking for love, singleness, city life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
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Girls on Top (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventures of three teenage girls - Inken, Vicky and Lena - and their quest to have their first orgasm.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: drunkenness, coming of age, teenage love, sexuality, friends, loss of virginity, battle of the sexes, youth, love and romance, high school, teenage life, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ...
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, couples, romance, workplace, betrayal, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, heist, cooking and food, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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39%
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, sincere
Plot: starting over, dishonesty, infidelity, introspection, homecoming, village, husband wife relationship, romance, adultery, social relations, village life, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.4
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Gettin' It (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a rumor spreads through the neighborhood that he's got more to offer than most men, an awkward virgin becomes popular beyond his wildest fantasies. Strippers, housewives and the town's most gorgeous eligible women throw themselves at ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, funny, sexual ...
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, teenage life, looking for sex, sexual relations, wooing, couples, youth, coming of age, manhood, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Special Delivery (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unexpected phone call from a certain Kirsch sets off a crisis between Catherine and Raphaël that will affect all those around them, be they close friends or casual acquaintances.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, humorous
Plot: love triangle, romance, couple relations, couples, cause and meaning, crumbling marriage, love and romance, infidelity, misunderstanding, dealing with death, unfulfillment, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, couple relations, culture clash, silly humor, meet the parents, society, village, parents and children, misfit, couples, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Jesus Loves Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A girl who always tends to fall in love with the wrong guy meets one who believes the world is coming to an end next Tuesday.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, feel good, light ...
Plot: apocalypse, couples, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, female nudity, woman, canceled wedding, jesus, devil, jesus christ
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Falling for Mala (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, cons and scams, dishonesty, society, manipulations, romance, manipulation, couples, infidelity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Promise Me This (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Serbia, France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An old man named Zivojin Markovic, living in a remote village prays for his grandson Cane to go to the city, sell his cow and bring back a wife. In the city he is supposed to meet up with his grandfather's stepbrother, but this man is dead. ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, last wish, romance, obsessive quest, looking for love, couples, religions or cults, village, village life, love and romance, first love, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia, europe, former yugoslavia
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34%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, clever, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, actor's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love triangle, friendship ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, couples, fall in love, wooing, romance, breakup, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Men Do what Men Can (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Confirmed bachelor Paul falls for Iris, who’s unfortunately as good as married. Although his friends have women problems of their own, and all end up moving into Paul’s apartment, they concoct a daring plan to help Paul save Iris from marrying ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, sincere, light ...
Plot: love affair, couples, fall in love, best friend, dream girl, rivalry, society, love and romance, single, smoking, sleeping, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Men to Kiss (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The gay couple Tobi and Ernie are being visited by Ernie's old friend Uta. What at first looks like an innocent house-call, turns into an insidious attack on the couple's relationship.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couples, romance, opposites attract, nightlife, gay couple, gay relationship, gender, twentysomething life, politics, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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31%