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With Your Permission
Original name: Til døden os skiller
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ordinary Jan has no easy life. He is by far the most unpopular employee at work. At home it's even worse. His marriage with the not so ordinary Bente is on the verge of a breakdown. Jan's boss finally sends him into group therapy where an unlikely friendship emerges between Jan and the two mechanics Rudy and Alf.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: opera, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, family problems, cafe, social misfits, romance, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, friendship, destiny, family life, workplace situations, love and romance, misfit, workplace, couples, family relations, power relations, bridge, customer, ferry, long haired male, neck brace, opera singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, sweden
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Divorce Italian Style
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Italy
105 min.
 8.2
Hannah and Her Sisters
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
107 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, family relations, dysfunctional family, drinking and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like With Your Permission: The Medicine Show (2001), Dark Horse (2005), Mifune (1999), Waitress (2007), Italian for Beginners (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Medicine Show
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 102 min.
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Dark Horse
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Country: Denmark, Iceland
Duration: 109 min.
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Mifune
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Story: Kresten, newly wed, is on the threshold of a great career success in his father-in-law´s company. But when the death of his own father takes him back to his poverty-stricken childhood home, far out in the country, his career plans fall apart. For ...
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Waitress
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Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wife, Helena, reeling from abandonment, decides to ...
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Duration: 112 min.
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Duration: 97 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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    User:   47%
 
 6.3
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Country: USA, UK, Germany
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
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    User:   63%
 
Middle of Nowhere
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film follows Grace, a young woman whose irresponsible mother blows her college fund on her younger sister's beauty pageant campaign.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The strange comedy film of two close brothers; one, Wilbur, who wants to kill himself, and the other, Harbour, who tries to prevent this. When their father dies leaving them his bookstore they meet a woman who makes their lives a bit better yet with ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
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Place: scotland, europe, ireland, glasgow scotland
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System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
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Tiptoes
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Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, human nature, twins, introspection, couple relations, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, sex, artist, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
 5.9
 12K
The Oranges
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Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, cynical, realistic
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    User:   46%
 
 7.2
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Story: A hedonistic bachelor, falls for an escaped mental patient. Til Schweiger comes up with a slickly-made off-the-wall romantic comedy drama "Barfuss" (Barefoot), his first solo directing effort in nearly a decade. Punchy, ...
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In Good Company
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Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: realistic, clever, touching, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, workplace, divorce, father daughter relationship, business, college, friendship, boss and employee, marriage, aging, pregnancy, relationships ...
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Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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    User:   39%
 
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, midlife crisis, divorce, crazy, womanizer, mentor, parenthood, adultery, marriage, drinking, infidelity, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
It Runs in the Family
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, campus, bronx new york city, new york yankees ...
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System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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I Like It Like That
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lisette and husband Chino face marital difficulties. She is fed up with the kids, while he has job troubles. His mother Rosaria hates Lisette and the neighborhood tramp has designs on Chino. Things get even worse when Chino goes to jail and Lisette ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: nothing goes right, city life, urban, romance, family life, vampire human love, single parent, loneliness, crumbling marriage, feminism, starting over, drinking ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bronx new york city
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
Friends with Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, fashion, gay, drinking, relationships, unlikely friendships, love and romance, adultery, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey, santa monica california
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
The Jane Austen Book Club
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, book, romance, literature, infidelity, teacher, jane austen, lesbian, drugs/alcohol, divorce, marriage, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
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    User:   36%
 
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Baby Love
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Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, gender, romance, couples, babies and infants, immigrants, custody, pregnancy, hopes, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   37%
    User:   31%
 
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Okay
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A bittersweet comedy with dogma star Paprika Steen in the strong leading role.
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, infidelity, family relations, gays and lesbians, teenage life, estrangement, love and romance, dedication ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
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Melinda and Melinda
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, jazz, suicide attempt, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, writers, storytelling, couple relations, relationships, romance, tragedy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, barcelona spain
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System:   36%
    User:   38%
 
Late Marriage
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, melancholic, clever, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, marriage, jewish, couple relations, male nudity, parents and children, relationships, jews, divorce, dysfunctional family, family drama, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
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System:   36%
    User:   43%
 
 7.1
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Simple Simon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Simon has Asperger's syndrome and doesn't like changes in his life. He lives with his big brother Sam and Sam's girlfriend Frida. When Frida can't stand having to adapt to Simon's peculiarities anymore she takes off, leaving ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: obsessive quest, looking for love, asperger's syndrome, siblings relations, romance, mental illness, teenage life, escapades, misfit, youth, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
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System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
 7.1
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About a Boy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
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System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
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The Reception
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: talky, clever, serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: family life, romance, gays and lesbians, single parent, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 

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