Movies like April

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April (1998)
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April (1998)
Original name: Aprile
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time. He struggles with distractions while trying to make a documentary of the Italian national elections.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: politics, election, fatherhood, autobiography, youth, family relations, parents and children, family life, hopes, babies and infants, society, couples, working class, lifestyle, redemption, state affairs, election campaign, actor playing himself, life, pregnancy, communism, newborn baby, immigration, filmmaking, scooter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1994, year 1995, year 1997, year 1996
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, london, venice

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Most similar movies to April

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family relations, society, parents and children, couples, satire, friends and politics mostly in Comedy, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like April: Dear Diary (1993), Red Wood Pigeon (1989), I Am Self Sufficient (1976), Caterina in the Big City (2003), We Have a Pope (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dear Diary (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Writer/director/actor Nanni Moretti offers a three-part film diary which takes a sharply satiric look at Italian life.
Style: anthology, surreal, intellectual, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: motorcycle, self discovery, midlife crisis, introspection, lifestyle, friendship, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, cancer, island, diary, eccentricity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1930s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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95%
Red Wood Pigeon (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Michele is the leader of the Italian communist party and a professional water polo player. On this day he's just lost his memory following a (very stupid) car accident. So he has to discover the intricacies of his life again, and he does so ...
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, psychological, humorous
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, hopes, society, memory loss, atheist, atrocity, whistling, underwear, swimsuit, politician ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
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92%
I Am Self Sufficient (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michele Apicella lives in Rome, in an apartment paid for by his father. Abandoned by his wife and his son Andrea, he occupies his time acting in an experimental theater company under the artistic direction of his friend Fabio.
Style: experimental, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: politics, society, artists and showbiz, actor's life, cause and meaning, direction and purpose, years of lead, stage play, theater, unrequited love, loneliness, communism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
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71%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: youth, obsession, social differences, fish out of water, friendship, teenage life, lifestyle, politics, society, human nature, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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48%
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We Have a Pope (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The newly elected Pope suffers a panic attack just as he is about to greet the faithful who have gathered to see him. His advisors, unable to convince him he is the right man for the job, call on a renowned therapist who also happens to be an ...
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: identity crisis, catholicism, human nature, religion, self discovery, clergy, introspection, self involved, self fulfillment, society, lifestyle, catholic church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vatican, rome italy, italy, europe
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44%
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Lost Embrace (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, family life, haunted by the past, love and romance, friendship, parents and children, youth, hopes, friends, father son relationship, polish, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, argentina, latin america, poland, buenos aires argentina
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41%
Government Woman (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Xate is an ordinary woman from Midyat with eight children in tow. The only thing that sets her apart is her husband's job as Mayor of Midyat. Until, that is, an extraordinary day changes her life - and the lives of everyone else in Midyat. For ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: mayor, family life, parents and children, politics, life turned upside down, disorder, small town, society, state affairs, social relations, small town life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: turkey, middle east
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37%
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Love & Slaps (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy about generational conflict between two parents who do not want to grow old and a seventeen year old daughter who wants to become an adult. During a weekend with some friends in their country house in Tuscany, Marcello and Marina, relieved ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, talky ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, parents and children, couples, family life, countryside, disorder, friends, society, unfulfillment, couple relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe
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37%
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With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: realistic, humorous, cynical, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family life, family problems, interracial relations, society, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, dark humor, couples, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Most Promising Young Actress (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Yvon Rance, a born hairdresser and an elegant middle-aged man with a perfect toupee, reigns in his native Brittany over a clientèle of little old ladies. But his main reason for living, his masterpiece, is Laetitia, his only daughter, whom he has ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: actor's life, ambition, follow your dream, desire for fame, life turned upside down, overnight success, parents and children, youth, artists and showbiz, beauty salon, father daughter relationship, fatherhood ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
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35%
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The Caiman (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
Style: sincere, disturbing, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: filmmaking, politics, bribery, film within a film, relationship vs career, showbiz, political intrigue, ambition, crumbling marriage, state affairs, head of state, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: europe, italy
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35%
Qualunquemente (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Corrupt and sleazy entrepreneur Cetto La Qualunque comes back to Italy and "jumps into politics" lest his law-abiding opponent, Giovanni De Santis, is elected as mayor.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, sexy ...
Plot: politics, political satire, campaign, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, farce, state affairs, silly humor, media, satire, mayor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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34%
Welcome Mr. President! (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small mountain village lives a man with a challenging name, Giuseppe Garibaldi (one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland"), but everybody call him with the nickname Peppino. Love fishing, the company of friends, the library ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: politics, state affairs, farce, dishonesty, disorder, fish out of water, politician, political satire, president, small town, satire
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Mein Kampf (2009)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Every foot of film is authentic German footage -- uncovered in the secret archives of the SS Elite Guard and suppressed by Goebbels himself as too strong even for his own savage propaganda. Mein Kampf has created a sensational international impact ...
Style: cynical, realistic, serious, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: desire for fame, lifestyle, friendship, anti semitism, satire, life is a bitch, politics, dark humor, political unrest, jewish, nudity (full frontal - brief), performer's life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: europe, austria, vienna
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Royal Palace (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eugenia is the queen of an imaginary European country. When her husband dies, quite unexpectedly, the country is left without a king. According to the law, the new king needs to be married so that leaves out the eldest son. Her youngest son, Prince ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: royal family, royal court, family relations, state affairs, manipulation, head of state, couples, parents and children, manipulations, favoritism among siblings, divorce, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, satire, couples, friends, infidelity, love affair, political intrigue, artists and showbiz, society, dishonesty, unfulfillment, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy
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32%
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Teen Spirit (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 30 ans, Bruno, rock-star has been, vit toujours aux crochets de sa petite amie. Les temps sont durs... surtout quand une ex ressurgit de nulle part pour lui apprendre qu'il est le père de Nancy, 13 ans, dont il n'a jamais soupçonné ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, friends, lifestyle, self discovery, best friends, couples, couple relations, introspection, life turned upside down, youth, musician's life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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31%
An Italian Name (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paolo and his wife are waiting a baby and deciding his name, but it seems that Paolo's family and friends don't really like the chosen name.
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, family problems, disorder, pregnancy, ego clash, couples, friendship, parents and children, family, kids and family, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Passion (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: To avoid being sued, a film director reluctantly agrees to set up and direct the Good Friday celebrations in a small Tuscan town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, lifestyle, nothing goes right, disorder, celebrity culture, celebration, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, director, religion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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30%
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Age of Panic (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: May 6, 2012. Cable news reporter Laetitia is covering the French presidential elections, while Vincent, her ex-husband, demands to see their two young daughters. It's a manic Sunday in Paris: two agitated girls, a frazzled babysitter, a needy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, captivating, clever ...
Plot: politics, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, journalist, election, child custody, rivalry, love, society, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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30%
Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (apparently) contented children. The other family is poor, with ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: family relations, switched at birth, social differences, vengeance, family life, working class, society, youth, babies and infants, clergy, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: flanders
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29%
All Against All (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: satire, life turned upside down, working class, forced into action, family relations, righting the wronged, society, hopes, family life, family problems, eviction, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Max (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is 6 years old. She lives with her dad Toni, a small time crook with a golden heart. For Xmas, Max offers him Rose, a call-girl found on the street whom she’s very fond of. Despite the complicated situation, Toni’s gonna have a hard time ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, unlikely couple, society, love and romance, single parent, hopes, redemption, starting over, romance, parents and children, bittersweet, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Night Before the Exams Today (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Reunites the same cast, reprising their characters from the 2006 original film, but transplants them from the 1980s to the Italy of 2006. This leap allows the filmmaker to compare and contrast youth culture across generations, from the era of the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, buddies, father son relationship, sex, marriage, friendship, infidelity, extramarital affair, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A trio of young men are forced to grow up quick when their girlfriends all become pregnant around the same time.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fatherhood, baby born, pregnancy, family life, friendship, parents and children, eccentric family, lifestyle, youth, buddies, love and romance, custody ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
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29%
Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: incest, family relations, society, satire, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, murder, couples, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, parents and children, family life, city life, eccentric family, profanity, graphic violence, family relations, couples, family problems, haunted by the past, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Easy! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruno Beltrame makes a living of sorts. He wanted to be a great writer but he is content to write the books of others. He also gives private lessons to students who are not serious. Among his pupils is fifteen-year-old Luca, more quick-witted and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: teenage life, life turned upside down, rebellion, youth, parents and children, rebelliousness, family relations, disorder, troublemaker, professor, coming of age, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: campaign, politics, fighting the system, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, democrat, political intrigue, love affair, workplace, head of state, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fakin' Da Funk (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chinese kid Julian, who was adopted by the black family of Joe and Annabelle Lee and Asian exchange student May-Ling, who is housed with a black family, are trying to adapt to their mostly black neighbourhood of South Central.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, racism, culture clash, hip hop, city life, urban ghetto life, parents and children, friendship, adoption, teenage life, physical appearance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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27%