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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
The Green Butchers
Comedy, Drama
Denmark
100 min.
 7.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, romance, dysfunctional family, family problems and unfulfillment mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like With Your Permission: The Medicine Show (2001), Dark Horse (2005), The Green Butchers (2003), Every Other Week (2006), Mifune (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Medicine Show
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Duration: 102 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Green Butchers (Danish: De grønne slagtere) is a black comedy featuring two butchers, Svend "Sweat" and Bjarne, who start their own shop to get away from their arrogant boss. Cannibalism is soon introduced to the plot, and further ...
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Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pontus is divorced and has custody of his children every other week while living life as a bachelor the rest of the time. His older brother, Jens, is married since 20 years and has three children. When Jens' marriage collapses, he moves in with ...
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Mifune
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    User:   39%
 
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The Reception
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Style: serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, talky ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Darling Companion
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The One and Only
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Duration: 106 min.
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Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark
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Country: Denmark, Germany
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
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Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
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Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, infidelity, family relations, gays and lesbians, teenage life, estrangement, love and romance, danish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Numb
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Time: contemporary
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Story: ‘Moscou’ is a densely populated working class neighbourhood on the outskirts of Ghent, Belgium. Matty, mother of three, bumps her car into a truck on the parking lot of a supermarket. Johnny climbs down from the cabin. He is infuriated by the ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, love affair, love and romance, couples, romance, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, lesbian, cell phone, truck, truck driver, tarot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, ghent, italy
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.
Style: feel good, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family gatherings, breast cancer, infidelity, love and romance, hairdresser, wedding, romance, couples, family relations, unlikely couple, chance meeting, seaside town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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System:   33%
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Love Comes to the Executioner
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man is hired as the executioner at a prison where his brother sits on death row. Things get more surreal when he falls in love with his brother's ex-girlfriend -- who's imprisoned herself.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   34%
 
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Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Josh is about to turn 30; he's mentally retarded, and likes to play at being a vampire. His sister Nicole is 15, and dealing with her impending womanhood; middle brother Mike is the "normal" one, but in some ways the most childish - ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, realistic, humorous, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Monarch of the Glen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, friendship, romance, parents and children, rich and poor, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, social differences, adolescence vs adulthood, death in the family, working class ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
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