Movies like The Red Squirrel

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The Red Squirrel (1993)
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The Red Squirrel (1993)
Original name: La ardilla roja
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jota is about to commit suicide. As he fighting against himself, trying to jump off a bridge, a girl riding a motorcycle falls off the bridge. He runs to help her, and goes with her to the hospital. She has forgotten even what her name is, and he invents her life. He makes up a name for her and tells her and the doctors that they live together as a couple for four years. The lie goes on for a while..
Style: humorous, psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric, clever, offbeat, realistic, surreal, semi serious
Plot: motorcycle, lie, amnesia, dark humor, sexual relations, romance, camp, couple relations, memory loss, hospital, love and romance, haunted by the past, couples, dishonesty, unfulfilled love, disorder, mistaken identity, unfulfillment, under the surface, passion, suicide attempt, macho man, love, musician, female nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain

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Most similar movies to The Red Squirrel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and infidelity mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Red Squirrel: Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998), Earth (1996), The Bilingual Lover (1993), Unconscious (2004), Wild About Harry (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a circular place (Círculo polar) where the day never ends in the ...
Style: non-linear, clever, contemplative, captivating, touching ...
Plot: brother sister incest, destiny, coincidence, coming of age, pilot, paper airplane, snow, romance, relationships, magic realism, sexual content, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, antarctica, australia, scandinavia, spain ...
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Earth (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Angel, an exterminator recently released from a mental hospital, comes to rid a small Spanish town of tiny grubs in the soil. The local wine-making industry has found these pests responsible for giving their product an "earthy" taste that ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, surreal
Plot: love triangle, split personality, wine, jealousy, outer space, angel, suicide attempt, love and romance, danger, couples, couple relations, mental illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
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The Bilingual Lover (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Joan Mares obsession for the lovely and luscious Norma Valenti takes epic proportions because he cannot let go of her. After he is injured by some skin heads, he uses his scars to pursue his life as a street musician. He devices a plan to get to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, hidden identity, obsession, couples, disorder, romance, love, sexual relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
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53%
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Unconscious (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, Germany, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Freudian comedy set in Barcelona, 1913, that playfully questions sexual taboos through a Sherlock Holmes-style investigation.
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, mystery, sexual relations, transvestism, missing person, romance, crimes, opposites attract, pregnancy, hysteria, hypnosis ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, catalonia, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Wild About Harry (2000)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sleazy chef is forced to face the truth about the man he has become and realizes that he has the chance to begin again.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: memory loss, love and romance, starting over, couple relations, hopes, romance, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, couples, television studio, divorce, cooking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland
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41%
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I Will Survive (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marga is having a streak of bad luck. Through her friendship with Rosa, she tries to regain her self-confidence, but love interests again create conflict. It is while developing a relationship with a handsome gay sculptor ten years her junior: ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, friendship, family relations, gender, love and romance, couples, looking for sex, coming out, singleness, fall in love, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Another Woman's Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the fun loving Marie sets her eyes on brooding comic book artist Paul, it sets off the kind of romantic sparks that quickly culminate in the bedroom. But the next morning brings its share of surprises as Marie crawls out of bed to discover her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wooing, love and romance, family problems, disorder, couple relations, memory loss, hopes, romance, crumbling marriage, parents and children, introspection, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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39%
Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her, he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, sexual
Plot: couples, love and romance, love triangle, couple relations, college, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex, topless, bikini
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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38%
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Novo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After an injury, Graham suffers from short-term memory loss, which causes him to fall back into the abyss of amnesia every 10 minutes. Those around him both profit and suffer from his condition -- his sex-crazed boss, Sabine, tricks him into regular ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, stylized, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: memory loss, sexual relations, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, love affair, romance, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, nylons ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Love You Baby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marcos, a boy looking sad and long-term projects, comes to the big city with the intention to find himself. The first thing is love. Falls in love with Daniel, a talented actor who continually seeks opportunities to prove it. This love newborn ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, touching ...
Plot: love affair, rise to the top, unlikely couple, misfit, couples, life turned upside down, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, immigrants, disorder, gender bending, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, sexual relations, romance, female protagonist, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Km. 0 - Kilometer Zero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Located in Madrid's Plaza del Sol, Km. 0 is the point from which all distances in Spain are measured from the capital. In Km. 0, it is also the meeting point for a gallery of characters. Bored, affluent housewife Marga meets up with gigolo ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, prostitution, gay, friendship, comedy of errors, looking for love, lifestyle, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Too Beautiful to Lie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A professional lady con makes herself the pharmacist's fiancée overnight, and faces a disastrous blemish in her impeccable con-woman career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, cons and scams, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couples, lie, japanese police, police, love, daughter in law, grandmother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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38%
I Couldn't Care Less (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This European take on twenty-something woe introduces viewers to Jorge (Alejandro Cano), a self-help author suffering from writer's block who thinks he may be gay. Living with Jorge is Marta (Maria Jurado), a bisexual who wants to have a baby. ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couple relations, sexual exploration, writer's life, gender, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman seduces a hotel janitor to gain access to the famous musicians coming into town.
Style: clever, feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, singleness, unfulfilled love, fall in love, rock, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, social differences, lovers reunited, road not taken, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
After Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The magical Mole Antonelliana (the cavernous Museum of Cinema in Turin, Italy) is the setting for a very unlikely love story. One fateful evening the museum's timid night watchman, comes to the aid of an enchanting young fast-food cook on the ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, lovers on the run, opposites attract, on the run, love affair, dishonesty, crimes, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Seductor (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The life of Cosme, a boy of fifteen, is altered with the arrival of a new neighbor, Merche, a married woman, much older than him. Cosme falls for her and intends to conquer the woman.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, coming of age, infidelity, teenage life, parents and children, fall in love, farce, youth, love and romance, older woman teenage boy sex, loss of virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, love affair, looking for love, infidelity, sexual relations, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, disorder, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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36%
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Lost and Found (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: TV writer Ji-ho (Jin-hie Park) has been secretly in love with Min-woo (Ki-woo Lee) for the last 10 years. After a night of binge-drinking, she wakes up to face the worst day of her life. She wakes up to find that she has just gotten fired for low ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: memory loss, romance, couples, disorder, hidden identity, love, fall in love, wooing, accident, rehabilitation, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
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36%
The Engagement Ring (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: romance, true love, unfulfilled love, family life, family business, couples, lovers reunited, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, world war two, wedding ring ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Self Made (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Self Made tells the story of two women - one Israeli, the other Palestinian- who are trapped within their respective worlds. After a mix-up at a checkpoint, they find themselves living the life of the other on the opposite side of the border.
Style: humorous, surreal, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: couples, self discovery, memory loss, introspection, mistaken identity, society, disorder, love and romance, impossible love, hopes, military life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestinian authority, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Cows (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film set in the Basque region, beginning in the Carlist war of 1875 and ending during the Spanish Civil war of 1936. The film portrays how one single act of cowardice shapes the life of the next three generations of two families and fuels the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: battles, civil war, basque, soldier, military, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, survival, haunted by the past, political unrest, death in the family ...
Time: 1930s, 19th century, 20th century, 30s, 1870s
Place: basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Wedding Director (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Franco Elica is a film director casting a remake of a pious melodrama in Rome. He's melancholy, heading south for a break. On a beach, he meets a man who films weddings and is roped into helping film the wedding of the daughter of a severe and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: church, film within a film, love and romance, wedding, couples, artists and showbiz, romance, forbidden love, filmmaking, midlife crisis, introspection, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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36%
The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: hospital, couple relations, love affair, against the odds, terminal illness, opposites attract, dark humor, family problems, couples, introspection, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
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36%
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I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Denise Richards plays Lauren, a divorced wedding-planner who falls for the groom-to-be (Dean Cain).
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: event planner, infidelity, wedding, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, mistaken identity, fall in love, arranged marriage, couples, unfulfillment, wedding planner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Tuvalu (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in a dilapidated indoor swimming pool (the Central Baths in Sofia), the film details the efforts of Anton, a clueless dreamer who yearns to sail the world, and Martha, the button obsessed cashier, to maintain the illusion for Anton's blind ...
Style: stylized, surreal, atmospheric, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, looking for love, siblings relations, parents and children, love affair, unfulfilled love, fall in love, dark humor, couples, love and romance, romance, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jealousy, Italian Style (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, biting, tragicomedy ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, dark humor, rally, satire, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, tragic love, working class, love and romance, politics, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, feel good, witty ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, couple relations, forbidden love, family problems, crimes of passion, romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, crimes, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, deception, mistress, romance, betrayal, couples, couple relations, love and romance, disorder, rise to the top, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, europe, usa, ireland, new jersey ...
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35%