Movies like Barefoot

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Barefoot (2005)
 7.2
 10K
Barefoot (2005)
Original name: Barfuß
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
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, anti-establishment tone, with Schweiger playing a hedonistic bachelor - he is his rich family's black sheep - who falls for a suicidal mental patient (Johanna Wokalek). An offbeat, strangely tender love story develops as Nick struggles with responsibility for the first time in his life.
Style: humorous, touching, road movie, sincere, romantic, semi serious, realistic, psychological, clever
Plot: opposites attract, mental illness, social misfits, romance, starting over, runaway, life is a bitch, fall in love, psychiatry, dysfunctional family, mental health, love affair, family relations, clinic, make believe, changing lives, petty job, hopes, couples, life turned upside down, power relations, love and romance, mentally unstable, mental patient, train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe

Most similar movies to Barefoot

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, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations, opposites attract and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Barefoot: Rabbit Without Ears (2007), Numb (2007), One Small Hitch (2013), Benny & Joon (1993), Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 21K
Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: semi serious, romantic, sweet, light, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, mental illness, love story, family relations, love affair, changing lives, relationships, father son relationship, twists & turns, hospital, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rabbit Without Ears (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rainbow press reporter Ludo is sentenced to 8 months, but is released on probation. But he has to work 300 hours for a local daycare center and meets Anna who has unfinished business with him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, ladykiller, love of one's life, couple relations, buddies, one-night stand, love and romance, fish out of water, opposites attract, womanizer, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
Place: germany, kindergarten, europe, london, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 8K
Numb (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, introspection, romance, couple relations, dysfunctional family, misfit, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
One Small Hitch (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a flight home to Chicago for a family wedding, childhood friends Josh and Molly innocently agree to fake a wedding engagement to make Josh's dying father happy. Things quickly get out of hand with their two boisterous families, and a series ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: engagement, love and romance, wedding, starting over, eccentric family, family business, fall in love, family relations, childhood friend, romance, couples, story continued during end credits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 51K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: touching, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, misfit, romance, fall in love, love and romance, mechanic, small town, psychiatrist, siblings relations, autism, sibling relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, romantic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, couples, romance, french, mother daughter relationship, single mother, urban, female slaps male, male vomiting, advertising agency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, montmartre paris, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Single by Contract (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love connection clicks for Lila when she moves back to Berlin and meets Christopher -- never realizing that she's fallen for a rock star who's signed a contract to remain single for life.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, teenage girl, romance, groupie, deception, fame, music band, contract, pop singer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 12K
Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, romantic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, unlikely couple, workplace romance, office romance, love, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, romance, cafe, swedish, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 783
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, romance, fall in love, looking for love, love triangle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, hopes, dinner, cheating girlfriend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, romance, dogma, unlikely couple, introspection, couple relations, siblings relations, life turned upside down, fall in love, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 1K
No Regrets (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This teenage drama deals with the emotional chaos of a high school graduate at the beginning of a new period of his life. 19-year-old Daniel is frustrated: he wants his great love Luca to be the "first" woman in his life, but she seems to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, puberty, falling in love, love triangle, teenage life, romance, love and romance, youth, first sex, driving lesson, male virgin, teenage sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 19K
My Sassy Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A guy (Jesse Bradford) has his life planned out, until he is wooed, groomed and then dumped by an elusive woman (Elisha Cuthbert).
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, young lovers, small town life, lifestyle, chance meeting, small town, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 1K
Love 911 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dr. Mi-Soo misdiagnoses a patient after she meets the woman's husband, whom she assumes to be abusive. With his wife in grave condition, the man sues the hospital. Kang-Il is a widowed firefighter who overhears the situation and when he ...
Style: touching, romantic, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, doctors and patients, workplace situations, firefighter, friendship, opposites attract, peril, escapades, true love, fall in love, romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 1K
Passionada (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film is a romantic comedy about a Portuguese widow whose husband had been a fisherman who died at sea. The widow's teenage daughter wants to be a professional gambler and she convinces her mother to date a British man whose new in town. The ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, starting over, romance, couple relations, nightclub, love affair, small town, parents and children, gambling, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, comedy of errors, on the road, destiny, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, impossible love, looking for love, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 1K
Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, young lovers, opposites attract, human nature, couple relations, singleness, unfulfilled love, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, realistic, intense, dramatic, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mentally unstable, social misfits, mental illness, depression, supportive parent, fall in love, romance, adaptation, parents and children, obsession, passionate interest, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
 3K
Elsa & Fred (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder Argentinean Elsa. Later, they meet each other and Elsa ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: elderly lovers, golden years, romance, fall in love, elderly, love and romance, aging, opposites attract, starting over, couples, family relations, self fulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
When the Sea Rises (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An actress, who goes all over rural France with her monologe "Sex and Crime", meets and falls in love with a man, since that moment starts helping him in his plays.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Plot: on the road, fall in love, family life, romance, ocean or sea, actor's life, opposites attract, impossible love, love affair, love and romance, couples, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, belgium, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, humorous, dark humor, clever, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, opposites attract, human spirit, introspection, romance, couple relations, doctors and patients, love affair, parents and children, child illness, dysfunctional family, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Catch Me... I'm in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Mae Czarina Cruz, Catch Me...I'm in Love is a light, rom-com film that centers on the lives of two young adults searching for that something that could complete their existence. For Roan Sanchez (Sarah Geronimo), it's finding ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, idealism, looking for love, parents and children, workplace situations, hopes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.8
 44K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, adventure, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, jazz musician, art, life philosophy, loneliness, fall in love, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young-goon, mentally deranged and frequently electro-charging herself with a transistor radio, has been admitted into a mental institution. Firmly believing herself to be a cyborg, she refuses to consume like a human being. Il-soon is another ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, escape from reality, surrealism, misfit, antisocial behavior, patient, love, relationships, love story, thief, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, romance, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, couples, event planner, gift, christmas, party, wedding, ritual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A love story set in Manhattan, where a florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, love affair, romance, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, unfulfillment, falling in love, valentine's day ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.8
 115
The Blue Diner (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about food, memory, language and caskets, BLUE DINER tells the story of a Puerto Rican mother and her daughter who struggle to explain how the daughter mysteriously loses her ability to speak Spanish, her first language.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, immigrants, lovers on the run, starting over, romance, forbidden love, parents and children, unfulfilled love, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, relationship vs career, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.2
 2K
Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: iraq veteran, veteran, hijab, fall in love, romance, immigrants, stand-up comedian, afghanistan veteran, unlikely couple, interracial relations, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, iraq, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Flirting with Forty (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: surfing, romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, bikini, family, vacation, holiday, instructor, love and romance, couples, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.2
 188
Alex and Leo (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leo, an advertising executive in his mid-30s, falls in love with Alex who's just gotten out of a long-term relationship. While Alex doesn't quite know how to react to Leo's advances, Leo's facing trouble with Alex's oddball ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, romance, fall in love, gay, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, drunk, break up
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 654
On the Edge (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young game designer falls in love with an older woman and suddenly his whole life turns upside down.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, looking for love, wooing, eccentric family, twentysomething life, fall in love, couples, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%