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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
 7.1
 36K
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: humorous, funny, witty, realistic, light, satirical, talky, sweet, biting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, friendship, french, fish out of water, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, social relations, family, small town, provincial life, husband wife relationship, mining town, post office, stereotypes, workplace, workplace situations, adaptation, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, happy ending, provence, postman, newcomer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, southern france, flanders, argentina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and light films with plots about culture clash, disorder, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, romance and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Welcome to the Sticks: Nothing to Declare (2010), Changing Sides (2008), Supercondriaque (2014), The Closet (2001), Serial (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
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, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, society, partners, politics, unsupportive coworkers, snobbism, frontier town, customs officer, comedy duo, colleague colleague relationship, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: europe, france, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, light, feel good, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, couple relations, dull life, family relations, unsupportive spouse, nothing goes right, parents and children, relationship vs career, disorder, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sincere, funny, entertaining, light ...
Plot: love and romance, social misfits, misfit, looking for love, buddies, hypochondriac, doctor patient relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, impersonating, couple relations, nursing back to health ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 16K
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: witty, humorous, clever, biting, realistic ...
Plot: homosexuality, coming out, accountant, condom, workplace, hidden identity, society, workplace intrigue, pretense, gays and lesbians, workplace situations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, couple relations, disorder, small town life, couples, friendship, small town, culture clash, workplace, fish out of water, society, supportive coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 33K
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: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: racism, family relations, parents and children, interracial relations, family in crisis, couple relations, life turned upside down, verbal byplay, family gatherings, family problems, society, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, friends, best friends, audition, vase, auction, greek, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 13K
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: touching, uplifting, sincere, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, social differences, society, betrayal, fake identity, illegal immigrant, culture clash, survival, love story, justice, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 4.9
 852
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: realistic, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: escapades, unlikely partners, crimes, on the run, odd couple, partners, disorder, chases and races, criminal heroes, adventure, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, europe, france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, sentimental, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love affair, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, love, man-woman relation, love story, love interest, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, up and down relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 5K
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: talky, sentimental, clever, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, airport, romance, couples, disorder, makeup artist, misfit, fish out of water, fall in love, love and romance, destructive relationship, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, latin america, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 20K
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: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, love and romance, fish out of water, opposites attract, vegetarian, factory worker, misfit, fall in love, moral dilemma, social relations, business executive, labor union ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: touching, witty, humorous, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: election campaign, small town life, irish, romance, small town, culture clash, politics, opposites attract, social relations, family relations, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: high school, cheerleader, fish out of water, youth, popularity, unfulfilled love, culture clash, ambition, contests and competitions, high school life, romance, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, france, usa, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, restaurant, love, romance, nothing goes right, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, hanging, rescue, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, opposites attract, couple relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, looking for love, misfit, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, vacation, taxi, taxi driver, romance, couples, dishonesty, disorder, urban, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 268
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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, village life, couple relations, romance, escapades, love and romance, cafe, island, single parent, village, society, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 64K
What If (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Wallace, a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan, seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that ...
Style: romantic, touching, talky, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, platonic, couple relations, twentysomething life, love, cheating, long distance relationship, love story, destiny, happy ending, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland, taiwan, medical school, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 24K
Heartbreaker (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Monaco
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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, wooing, seduction, cons and scams, couples, french, love and romance, love, engaged couple, disguise, debt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, french riviera, morocco, monte carlo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love, relationship vs career, couple relations, proposal, engagement, ambition, love and romance, up and down relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, chef, fiance fiancee relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: farce, french, mistress, misfit, disorder, ambition, nothing goes right, goofy hero, naivete, friends, snobbism, accountant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Love and Pigeons (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shown a life in the remote siberian village. Vasia, who never leave his family, village, comes to pass summer holiday on the Black Sea. New world, new people - so, hi's temted by a half-crazy woman (Raisa Zaharovna). And after short time Vasia ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: village life, love triangle, love and romance, village, resort, social relations, adultery, family relations, life philosophy, husband wife relationship, adulterous husband, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, magic, cons and scams, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, fish out of water, investigation, wizards and magicians, crimes, spiritualist, clairvoyant ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, french riviera, south of france, germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
 4K
Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, french countryside, romance, women, friends, family relations, midlife crisis, journalism, couples, starting over, matchmaking ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: provence, jewish family, wedding, kiss, funeral, cousin cousin relationship, comedy of errors, rabbi, family relations, disorder, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: saint tropez, french riviera, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Little Indian, Big City (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young ...
Style: humorous, funny, comic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: jungle, culture clash, mischievous children, family, fish out of water, adventure, estrangement, disorder, city life, nothing goes right, parents and children, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: venezuela, france, latin america, europe, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 19K
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, feel good, humorous, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, love and romance, high society, mind game, culture clash, manipulations, eccentric family, dishonesty, fish out of water, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, france, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 988
Western (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Catalonian Paco is a traveling rep for a shoe manufacturer. When he stops to pick up Russian emigree hitchhiker Nino, Paco soon finds himself on the side of the road with everything stolen out from under him. Local gift shop owner Marinette gives ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, on the road, friendship, friends, family relations, couple relations, romance, fall in love, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, society, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: family vacation, family life, relationship vs career, workplace, parents and children, workplace situations, ambition, workaholic, couples, disorder, boss and employee, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, hawaii, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%