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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Original name: Bienvenue chez les ch'tis
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a seaside town, on the French Riviera, at any cost. The trouble is that he is caught red-handed while trying to scam an inspector. Philippe is immediately banished to the distant unheard of town of Bergues, in the Far North of France...
Style: witty, humorous, funny, realistic, inspirational, light, satirical, intense, talky, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, french, fish out of water, friendship, provence, dialect, postman, foe turned friend, social satire, unlikely friendships, social relations, family, small town, provincial life, mining town, post office, workplace, workplace situations, adaptation, life philosophy, happy ending, newcomer, husband wife relationship, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france, flanders, argentina, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about disorder, culture clash, couples, love and romance, romance, dialogue and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Welcome to the Sticks: The Dinner Game (1998), Nothing to Declare (2010), Supercondriaque (2014), Serial (2014), My Best Friend (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Dinner Game (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Each week, Pierre and his friends organize what is called as "un dîner de cons". Everyone brings the dumbest guy he could find as a guest. Pierre thinks his champ -François Pignon- will steal the show.
Style: witty, talky, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: french, farce, misfit, mistress, snobbism, disorder, nothing goes right, ambition, goofy hero, friends, guest, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, customs officer, unsupportive coworkers, snobbism, politics, partners, society, frontier town, comedy duo, european union, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, france, europe
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88%
Supercondriaque (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Romain Faubert is a 39 year old, single, medical photographer... and a raging hypochondriac. His doctor and only friend Dr. Dimitri Zvenka thinks he knows the cure for Romain: dating! But with the arrival of freedom fighter Anton Miroslav, everyone ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, sincere ...
Plot: hypochondriac, doctor patient relationship, looking for love, social misfits, love and romance, misfit, buddies, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, impersonating, couple relations, nursing back to health ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Welcome to the South (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: fish out of water, workplace situations, friendship, workplace, culture clash, society, misfit, social relations, disorder, couple relations, supportive coworker, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Serial (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
Style: funny, humorous, light, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: interracial relations, wedding, racism, family relations, family gatherings, marriage, couples, parents and children, verbal byplay, couple relations, society, family tradition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
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100%
My Best Friend (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Catherine refuses to believe that her business partner, the unlikeable François, has a best friend, so she challenges him to set up an introduction. Scrambling to find someone willing to pose as his best pal, François enlists the services of a ...
Style: touching, sincere, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, auction, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, friends, risk, best friends, business, betrayal, money problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: society, friendship, workplace situations, couple relations, culture clash, workplace, disorder, couples, social satire, fish out of water, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Closet (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: homosexuality, workplace, friendship, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, gay slur, parents and children, gender, hidden identity, disorder, cons and scams, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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60%
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Samba (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, illegal immigrant, society, betrayal, fake identity, culture clash, interracial relations, survival, love story, justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 22K
New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, fish out of water, love and romance, fall in love, factory worker, moral dilemma, social relations, businessman, opposites attract, labor union, love, labor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, miami, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, disorder, unsupportive spouse, nothing goes right, family problems, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 29K
Micmacs (2009)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and his friends come up with an intricate and original plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers. Avid movie-watcher and video store clerk Bazil has had his life all but ruined by weapons of war. His father was killed by a landmine in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, absurd, light, atmospheric ...
Plot: misfit, lifestyle change, friendship, goofy hero, odd, financial problem, injury, teamwork, homeless, eccentricity, acrobat, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 96K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, funny, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, initially antagonists, irish, proposal, love affair, countryside, road trip, love triangle, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, wales, boston, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Tuche Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everyone in the village of Bouzolles knows the Tuche family, who live by the philosophy "Man is not made to work." Despite their lack of money, they strive to be happy... that is, until their hand-to-mouth existence is turned on its head. ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, realistic
Plot: social differences, lottery, life turned upside down, fish out of water, eccentric family, society, family life, culture clash, misfit, disorder, family relations, wealth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, monaco, europe, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
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Jet Lag (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: airport, cooking and food, romance, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, disorder, love and romance, misfit, culture clash, chance meeting, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 944
R.T.T. (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Florence, his companion of five years, shocks him with the news that she's leaving him, moving to Miami and marrying another man, Arthur loses it. He follows Florence to all the way to Florida with plans to stop the wedding, which is set ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Plot: disorder, adventure, crimes, cons and scams, couple relations, chases and races, romance, escapades, nothing goes right, smuggling, unlikely couple, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, europe, france, usa, everglades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, family problems, couples, domestic disturbance, couple relations, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bacon on the Side (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Djalil Boudaoud and Justine Lacroix are a surgeon and a television reporter who enter a romantic relationship despite the objections of their families to the cultural gap.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, culture clash, romance, couples, society, immigrants, interracial relations, parents and children, disorder, love and romance, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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It Happened in Saint-Tropez (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zef’s stormy relationship with his brother Roni is further aggravated when Roni marries his daughter just as he is attending to his wife’s funeral. The two brothers have never got on with each other. One is faithful to his religion, the other ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, family relations, cousin cousin relationship, funeral, jewish family, love and romance, disorder, fall in love, rivalry, ego clash, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The MatchMaker (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: election campaign, small town life, irish, romance, small town, culture clash, politics, couple relations, love affair, looking for love, fall in love, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Protect and Serve (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of bumbling French cops team up to take on the underworld.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious, exciting
Plot: police investigation, fish out of water, partners, odd couple, misfit, fighting crime, crimes, culture clash, disorder, heroic mission, buddies, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
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So Woman! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Clemence is a brilliant young lawyer who has just settled herself in a comfortable chair. She does not want to be involved in love.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: love and romance, family relations, romance, friends, friendship, fall in love, lifestyle, cons and scams, singleness, dishonesty, parents and children, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, couple relations, opposites attract, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, misfit, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.7
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Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, high society, eccentric family, manipulations, dishonesty, fish out of water, love and romance, mind game, parents and children, manipulation, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, france, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Art of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Art of Love is composed of several chapters, which follows several Parisian couples.
Style: witty, sentimental, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, love, lifestyle, love interest, love story, husband wife relationship, man-woman relation, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 3K
After You (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a ...
Style: humorous, romantic, compassionate, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, fall in love, love, nothing goes right, romance, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, rescue, suicide attempt, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, brittany, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, artsy, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: photographer, culture clash, fish out of water, romance, lifestyle, society, sexual relations, profanity, french, relationship problems, vacation, photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, venice, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Slap Her, She's French! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Welcome to Splendona High School, Texas, where football players, cheerleaders and beauty queens rule the hallways. And Starla Grady, the most popular girl in school, is on top of it all. That is, at least until Genevieve LePlouff, a French foreign ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, sexy, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, high school, youth, fish out of water, popularity, unfulfilled love, high school life, culture clash, ambition, contests and competitions, small town life, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, france, usa, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 331
Lost in Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A modern day treasure hunt for a mystical relic that turns into a love story for all time.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, treasure hunt, fall in love, escapades, disorder, couples, island, archaeology, excavation, rivalry, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 25K
Heartbreaker (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Monaco, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alex and his sister run a business designed to break up relationships. They are hired by a rich man to break up the wedding of his daughter. The only problem is that they only have one week to do so.
Style: feel good, sentimental, light, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, wooing, seduction, romance, cons and scams, couples, hotshot, love and romance, love story, wedding preparations and rituals, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: france, french riviera, monte carlo, morocco, monaco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%