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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
 7.1
 35K
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, witty, funny, realistic, light, satirical, talky, sweet, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, friendship, french, fish out of water, dialect, happy ending, foe turned friend, family, social satire, small town, social relations, stereotypes, provincial life, husband wife relationship, mining town, post office, workplace situations, adaptation, life philosophy, workplace, unlikely friendships, newcomer, postman, provence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, southern france, europe, 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, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, life philosophy and runaway mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Welcome to the Sticks: Nothing to Declare (2010), Changing Sides (2008), The Closet (2001), Serial (2014), My Best Friend (2006). 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, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, politics, partners, society, frontier town, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, customs officer, comedy duo, social relations, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, europe, france
⇓ 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, funny, feel good, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, disorder, unsupportive spouse, parents and children, relationship vs career, dull life, nothing goes right, family life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 15K
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: homosexuality, coming out, condom, workplace, accountant, comedy of errors, dishonesty, disorder, factory worker, factory, neighbor, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 32K
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, interracial relations, verbal byplay, parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, couple relations, sister sister relationship, family gatherings, life turned upside down, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, africa
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, prejudice, postman, village, lie, cheating, small town, social relations, disorder, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, gloomy, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, friends, best friends, vase, auction, audition, buddies, soccer, risk, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new jersey
⇓ 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, light, entertaining, funny, sincere ...
Plot: buddies, hypochondriac, looking for love, social misfits, love and romance, misfit, doctor patient relationship, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, impersonating, mistaken identity, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, culture clash, illegal immigrant, fake identity, survival, love story, justice, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 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: love and romance, fish out of water, small town, opposites attract, vegetarian, misfit, factory worker, moral dilemma, fall in love, social relations, business executive, pratfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, semi serious, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, airport, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, destructive relationship, misfit, disorder, makeup artist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, mexico, latin america, 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: realistic, sentimental, humorous, witty, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, sexual relations, love, love interest, man-woman relation, love story, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, up and down relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 822
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, realistic, exciting
Plot: on the run, chases and races, adventure, escapades, romance, criminal heroes, odd couple, unlikely couple, unlikely criminals, unlikely partners, couple relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, europe, france, usa, paris france
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, culture clash, opposites attract, small town, couple relations, election campaign, politics, small town life, village, nothing goes right, fall in love, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 62K
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: talky, touching, romantic, 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, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland, medical school, taiwan, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: farce, love triangle, love, restaurant, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, rescue, infidelity, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: relationship vs career, couple relations, proposal, love, engagement, ambition, love and romance, up and down relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, frustration, fiance fiancee relationship, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, feel good, talky, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: village life, love and romance, love triangle, resort, village, social relations, adultery, family relations, life philosophy, parent child relationship, adulterous husband, everyday life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, taxi driver, taxi, romance, vacation, couples, restaurant owner, relationship problems, urban, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.8
 23K
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, cons and scams, wooing, seduction, couples, french, love and romance, love, engaged couple, disguise, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, french riviera, monte carlo, morocco, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dog, psychoanalyst, romance, hidden identity, unlikely couple, opposites attract, switching roles, couple relations, urban, infidelity, looking for love, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, witty, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: family vacation, relationship vs career, family life, parents and children, workplace, in-laws, workplace situations, ambition, couples, workaholic, best friends, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, hawaii, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, estrangement, city life, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: venezuela, europe, france, latin america, paris france ...
⇓ 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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: farce, goofy hero, french, nothing goes right, ambition, disorder, misfit, mistress, comedy of errors, contests and competitions, fool, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 119K
The Other Woman (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB.
Style: humorous, sexy, funny, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: infidelity, womanizer, women, friendship, revenge, unfaithful husband, friends, couple relations, unlikely partners, battle of the sexes, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, male friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, romance, verbal byplay, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ 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, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, cheerleader, high school life, popularity, school, unfulfilled love, fish out of water, youth, best friends, culture clash, young lovers, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, france, europe, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 11K
Outsourced (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman heads to India to train his replacement.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inter cultural ...
Audience: date night
Plot: call center, boss, office, culture clash, fish out of water, romance, workplace, workplace situations, cow, american abroad, company, arts and culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 37K
Baby Mama (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, odd couple, family relations, babies and infants, thirtysomething life, mother daughter relationship, lifestyle, female protagonist, farce, motherhood, unwed pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Coming to America (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, prince, hidden identity, fall in love, heir to the throne, looking for love, comedy of errors, culture clash, romance, verbal byplay, social differences, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of ...
Style: sexual, sexy, witty, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sexual relations, friends, looking for sex, lovers, love and romance, sexual attraction, friendship, fall in love, sexual activity, urban, sex scene, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%