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Angel-A (2005)
 7.0
 34K
Angel-A (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautiful and mysterious woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together...but is their meeting purely coincidence?
Style: philosophical, semi serious, intellectual, melancholic, emotional, twists and turns, humorous, gloomy, romantic, colourful ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, life philosophy, loneliness, supernatural romance, low self esteem, french, love story, gangsters, disorder, romance, fall in love, suicide attempt, pimp, redemption, relationships, transformation, destiny, immortality, existentialism, love and romance, god or devil, couples, sexual content, struggle, cons and scams ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina

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Most similar movies to Angel-A

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, romantic, melancholic and touching films with plots about mentor, life philosophy, dialogue, love and romance, romance, catastrophe and relationships mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Angel-A: Amelie (2001), City of Angels (1998), What Dreams May Come (1998), Midnight in Paris (2011), Ruby Sparks (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
 749K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: touching, feel good, stylized, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, existentialism, fall in love, life philosophy, looking for love, surrealism, optimism, social relations, love, lifestyle change, weirdo, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1997, 90s, 70s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 121K
City of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, afterlife, romance, fall in love, supernatural romance, heaven and hell, life & death, fallen angel, love and romance, self sacrifice, couple relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, touching, cerebral, inspirational ...
Plot: afterlife, life philosophy, heaven and hell, redemption, hell, life & death, loss of child, husband wife reunion, family relations, painting, destiny, true love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
Style: feel good, stylized, surreal, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, bohemian life, literature, writer's life, painter, writers, nostalgia, fall in love, life philosophy, french, weirdo, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 19th century, contemporary, 1920s ...
Place: paris france, france, versailles, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 101K
Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, psychological, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: bittersweet, magic realism, dream, novelist, romance, loneliness, writer's block, family relations, imaginary character, career, success, postmodernism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl on the Bridge (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor, a knife thrower who needs a human target for his show. ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, gambling, romance, haunted by the past, older man younger woman relationship, suicidal, fall in love, life & death, loneliness, existentialism, sexuality, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, turkey, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 43K
Michael (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.
Style: uplifting, feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: angel, fish out of water, romance, happy ending, supernatural, supernatural ability, on the road, road trip, disorder, dog, journalism, destiny ...
Place: iowa, illinois, chicago illinois, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.
Style: atmospheric, artsy, stylized, melancholic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, goth, musician, eternal life, immortality, lovers reunited, supernatural romance, love, love and romance, family relations, fate of humanity, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1975, year 1968
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Made in Heaven (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A romantic, occasionally funny, drama about two souls who consummate their marriage literally in "Heaven". Mike Shea, in his first life dies as a young man performing a heroic rescue. Shortly after arriving in "Heaven" he meets a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, heaven, fall in love, romance, destiny, couples, love and romance, hopes, fish out of water, couple relations, love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Two of a Kind (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: God throws his hands up at the foolishness of humanity and orders the race destroyed. A trio of bleeding-heart angels strike a deal with him: if they can find just two good souls, the Lord will allow Earth to survive. Unfortunately, the angels have ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, redemption, romance, destiny, survival, god, crimes, hopes, love and romance, opposites attract, on the run, odd couple ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 84K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, love story, fall in love, supernatural romance, dating, time traveler, couple relations, disorder, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 21st century, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Wings of Desire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants ...
Style: meditative, atmospheric, cerebral, surreal, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, immortality, mortality, diary, desire, dream, impossible love, german, afterlife, fall in love, supernatural, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 4K
Happenstance (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: How, thanks to what's known as the "Butterfly theory" (a random series of unlinked events), can a young woman and a young man meet?
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Plot: coincidence, destiny, chaos, chance meeting, love and romance, couples, couple relations, museum, old woman, stranger, romance, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Paris, I Love You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a different aspect of Parisian life. The colourful characters in this drama include ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, atmospheric, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tourist, dating, loneliness, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, romance, lifestyle, human relationship, new love, young woman, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.1
 261K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: philosophical, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lovers reunited, love and romance, romance, writers, introspection, lifestyle, road not taken, unfulfilled love, lovers, encounter, couple relations, regret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, new york, budapest, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, artsy, witty, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: photographer, culture clash, french, fish out of water, romance, society, lifestyle, sexual relations, relationship problems, vacation, taxi driver, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 14K
Stolen Kisses (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, private detective, prostitute, adultery, hotel room, night watchman, couples, romance, coming of age, extramarital affair, love and romance, investigation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 6K
Jet Lag (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: airport, cooking and food, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, fish out of water, misfit, love and romance, disorder, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, latin america, europe, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.6
 9K
Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, psychological, clever ...
Plot: fall in love, summer vacation, friendship, self discovery, friends, couples, youth, romance, love and romance, twentysomething life, couple relations, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.
Style: romantic, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, magic, cons and scams, fall in love, dishonesty, fish out of water, relationships, wizards and magicians, love story, romance, spiritualist, investigation ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: france, provence, cote d'azur, french riviera, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, sexy, harsh ...
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, self discovery, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, father daughter relationship, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 3K
After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, compassionate, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, fall in love, love, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, rescue, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: sentimental, light, sweet, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, single, cliche, thirtysomething life, loneliness, dating, hung over, language barrier, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, new york, croatia, france, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Love Me If You Dare (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might ...
Style: feel good, heartbreaking, humorous, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends in love, french, youth, love hate relationship, first love, prank, friends, friendship, destiny, challenge, childhood love, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 5K
Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, matchmaking, starting over, human nature, midlife crisis, parents and children, french countryside, wedding, women, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, south of france, europe, paris france, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Spanish Apartment (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: roommate, french, friendship, college life, infidelity, prejudice, travel, lifestyle, love triangle, youth, group of friends, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, france, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, immortality, romance, love, love story, immortal, loneliness, impossible love, supernatural romance, miraculous event, supernatural, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1954, year 1952, year 1937 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 9K
My Old Lady (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mathias Gold (Kevin Kline) is a down-on-his-luck New Yorker who inherits a Parisian apartment from his estranged father. But when he arrives in France to sell the vast domicile, he's shocked to discover a live-in tenant who is not prepared to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, elderly, aging, disorder, society, parents and children, lie, real estate, writers, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 50K
French Kiss (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: French Kiss is director Kasdan’s best film since the Bodyguard. The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, couple relations, unlikely partners, vineyard, fear of flying, smuggling, love and romance, escapades, chase, true love, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cannes, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Victor Bukowski is an out-of-work actor with problems. He's got a lousy agent, he has a habit of falling out with directors and he's still in love with his ex-girlfriend. However, Victor is about to embark on an unexpected emotional ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, love, time travel, love and romance, romance, hopes, couples, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, friends, ex girlfriend ...
Place: london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%