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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, 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, provence, postman ...
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, mentor, life philosophy, dialogue, destiny, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Welcome to the Sticks: Nothing to Declare (2010), Changing Sides (2008), The Closet (2001), Supercondriaque (2014), 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, politics, partners, society, frontier town, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, comedy duo, customs officer, love affair, social relations ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986 ...
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, feel good, funny, light, witty ...
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%
 7.0
 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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: homosexuality, coming out, condom, workplace, accountant, comedy of errors, dishonesty, disorder, factory, neighbor, factory worker, gays and lesbians ...
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, entertaining, funny, light ...
Plot: buddies, hypochondriac, looking for love, social misfits, love and romance, misfit, doctor patient relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, impersonating, couple relations, nursing back to health ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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, 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%
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, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: small town life, fish out of water, prejudice, village, postman, 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, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: friendship, taxi driver, bet, friends, best friends, auction, vase, audition, buddies, soccer, risk, obsessive quest ...
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, 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, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ 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, feel good, semi serious, 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 ⇓
27%
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: sentimental, realistic, humorous, witty, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, sexual relations, love, love interest, husband wife relationship, love story, man-woman relation, wife husband relationship, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
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 ⇓
27%
 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, talky, touching, 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%
 6.5
 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: semi serious, clever, humorous, realistic, 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 ⇓
26%
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, feel good, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: election campaign, small town life, romance, irish, culture clash, opposites attract, small town, couple relations, politics, village, nothing goes right, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, boston, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, love, couple relations, proposal, 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 ⇓
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, relationship problems, restaurant owner, couple relations, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new york, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: 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, morocco, monte carlo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, adulterous husband, husband wife relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, infidelity, urban, 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, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, hawaii, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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%
 5.6
 69K
Wanderlust (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.
Style: humorous, not serious, road movie, light, entertaining ...
Plot: couple relations, hippie, couples, drugs/alcohol, hopes, starting over, fish out of water, lifestyle, disorder, husband wife relationship, drinking, commune ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ 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, human nature, couple relations, widow, parents and children, midlife crisis, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
23%
 8.3
 644K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: optimism, loneliness, love and romance, social relations, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, loner, life, young woman, lifestyle change, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
⇓ 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, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, france, europe, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 ⇓
21%
 6.0
 122K
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 ⇓
21%