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Welcome to the Roses (2003)
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Welcome to the Roses (2003)
Original name: Bienvenue chez les Rozes
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two ex-convicts, MG and Gilbert find refuge in a charming middle-class house whose couple is about to celebrate its 20-year old marriage. Our duo has no other solution than to take this entire brood in hostage. But, contrary to all expectations, they are warmly greeted by the occupants who don't think twice before helping them, they are even ready to put their guests off, even to kill them if necessary...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: hostage, murder, hostages, fugitives, crimes, couples, criminal heroes, prison, prison life, family gatherings, husband wife relationship, wedding anniversary, gangsters, wedding, confined, dishonesty, anniversary, deadly, escape, master and servant, cons and scams, mental institution, police, fishing, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and dark humor films with plots about crimes, couples, dishonesty, disorder, murder, deadly and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Welcome to the Roses: The Players (2012), The Hold-Up (2001), Don't Die Too Hard! (2001), Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012), The Race (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Players (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Eight short films explore the subject of male infidelity. Serial cheaters, Fred and Greg, spend a night on the town doing what they do best, and with absolutely no regrets. The duo play various characters in assorted extracurricular situations, ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: sexual relations, infidelity, dishonesty, couples, buddies, couple relations, human nature, sex scene, husband wife relationship, friendship between men, lie, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, las vegas
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95%
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The Hold-Up (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lola's a single mom, broke, working as a janitor and maid. Silvia is pregnant, and her lover (her boss) won't leave his wife. Maite, newly a widow, discovers she's penniless but wants to maintain appearances and give her daughter a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, bank, comedy of errors, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, hostage, single parent, working class, dishonesty, society, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Don't Die Too Hard! (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts), Ramzy stays at work late while Eric hangs around with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: terrorism, hostage, crime, crimes, danger, confined, hostages, hitman, deadly, skyscraper, stupidity, practical joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to the monotonous, oppressive modern American byproduct of suburban sprawl: the urban strip-mall. Native to this environment and products of outdated pop culture are Rob (Mark Greenfield) and Manny (Coolio), the unsuccessful, unrefined and ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, dark humor, suspense ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace, crimes, cons and scams, workplace situations, working class, dishonesty, down on your luck, loser, store, insurance fraud ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.6
 885
The Race (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sami, Tacchini, Yaya and Kader are four small-time crooks from the suburbs of Paris. After a failed robbery, their boss, Carlito, sends them to Canada to spy on his fiancée. There, they are mistaken for a band of professional killers and are hired ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: crimes, mistaken identity, dishonesty, disorder, hitman, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, travel, infidelity, male female relationship, friendship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, latin america, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Back by Midnight (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The warden of a small, rundown, minimum-security prison plots revenge against the the prison's dishonest owner by having four inmates break out and plan a department store robbery to spruce up the prison's faculties.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, fish out of water, cons and scams, buddies, misfit, heist, confined, crimes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: gloomy, cynical, humorous, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, family relations, pregnancy, immigrants, society, interracial relations, babies and infants, death in the family, parents and children, eccentric family, youth, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Wedding Cake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The wedding of Vincent and Berenger does not begin well. For starters, the fabulous cake for the reception falls apart as the butler of the château, and one of the caterers is taking down a flight of stairs falls. The cream puffs are carefully ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, couples, human nature, introspection, church, wedding, romance, wedding day, friendship, countryside, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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A Crime in Paradise (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: unhappy marriage, couple relations, crimes, notoriety, husband wife relationship, village, lawyer, divorce, farmer, french countryside, village life, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, los angeles, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Hallelujah! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following his release from a seven-year stretch in prison, Mario Diccara discovers that his affairs with the underworld aren't completely settled. His brother Patrick, a priest, suggests that he stays with elderly Father Etienne in a small ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, priest, fake priest, social relations, disorder, impostor, prison, hidden identity, farce, village, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Joy of Singing (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Agents des services secrets, Muriel et Philippe forment un improbable duo amoureux. Dans leur nouvelle mission, ils sont chargés de mettre la main sur une clé usb cachée par Constance, la veuve d'un trafiquant d'uranium fraîchement ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, unlikely couple, terrorism, couples, spy, teacher, widow, jealousy, love, prostitute, lesbian kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 156
The Cracksman (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ernest Wright's peerless prowess as a locksmith comes to the attention of a tough big-time crook, who feels that the little man would be a valuable asset to his crime kingdom. In order to inveigle him into a series of jobs, he sets up a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, rough, humorous, exciting
Plot: gangsters, disorder, partners, dishonesty, prison life, prison, heist, gang, rivalry, crime gone awry, farce, escape ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Shut Up and Shoot  Me (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Colin Frampton is an Englishman who never stops worrying, not even on holiday in Prague. When Colin's wife is accidentally squashed by a statue, he decides that he can't face life without her. So Colin bribes Pavel to help him die. An ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: misfit, reunion, criminal heroes, gangsters, hitman, partners, deadly, friendship, buddies, death wish, disorder, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 1K
C(r)ook (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer for the Russian Mafia in Vienna wants to retire and write a book about his passion - cooking. The mafia godfather suspects treason.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: cooking and food, ambition, hitman, dishonesty, one last job, follow your dream, cooking, hopes, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 313
Redrum (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bored couple rejuvenate their marriage by turning to murder.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, couples, deadly, crimes, couple relations, murderous pair, moral dilemma, satire, destiny, introspection, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 1K
Mariages ! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: midlife crisis, obsession, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, parents and children, family gatherings, couples, wooing, impossible love, infidelity, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 12K
Kika (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, photographer, media, journalism, dishonesty, couples, sexual relations, love and romance, crimes, dangerous attraction, gays and lesbians, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: family life, nothing goes right, couple relations, domestic disturbance, couples, family problems, countryside, family in crisis, husband wife relationship, disorder, silly humor, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.9
 224
Mystics (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy about two old-time conmen who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.
Style: realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous
Plot: cons and scams, elderly, golden years, crimes, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, seance, scam, gangsters, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 479
Merci Dr Rey! (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young phone-sex addict goes to a therapist who herself has died and a psychotic patient is in her place.
Style: humorous, semi serious, disturbing, light, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: murder, love and romance, comedy of errors, farce, parents and children, voyeurism, hidden identity, police investigation, family relations, gay son, gender bending, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 344
Masquerades (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mounir Mekbek lives with his family in a small village in the heart of the Algerian countryside. Very proud and sure of himself, he has only one dream- to finally be appreciated by his fellow villagers. Screwing up his carefully maintained image is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, small town life, small town, village life, love and romance, siblings relations, cons and scams, village, couples, wedding, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 225
Doin' Time (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Duke Jarrett is sent to jail at the John Dillinger prison. However, the prison looks more like a zoo, more or less ruled by the prisoners themselves.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: prison, ethnic stereotype, penitentiary, reformatory, wrongful imprisonment, boxing, nudity (full frontal - brief), farce, escape, profanity, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Invitation to a Suicide (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A black comedy set in the Polish immigrant neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn about a man selling tickets to his own suicide to save his father's life.
Style: humorous, dark humor, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, family business, gangsters, society, immigrants, family relations, suicide, bakery, funeral home, butcher, save the day, debt ...
Time: future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, prison life, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 3K
Lucky (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wannabe serial killer wins the lottery and pursues his lifelong crush.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: lottery, serial killer, crimes, couple relations, teenage crush, lottery winner, murder, confession, police detective, deadly, couples, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 379
Too Much Sun (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A multimillionaire, whose son is gay and daughter a lesbian, leaves a will with one clause: His children will inherit his money only if at least one of them produces him a grandchild within a year of his death.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: murder, will, son, disorder, adoption, femme fatale, intrigue, family gatherings, family relations, power relations, cons and scams, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 600
Towards Zero (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inviting the ex-wife to a family reunion when the none-too-secure new wife will be there hardly seems to be a recipe for success, and true to form, bodies have begun to stack up by the end of this cinematic update of a classic Agatha Christie tale. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, estate, mystery, family relations, who done it, riddles and clues, police investigation, danger, crimes, family gatherings, society, multiple suspects ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gustave Klopp suffers from narcolepsy, he can fall asleep everwhere at anytime whithout warning. Living a simple life with his wife Pam and his best friend Lenny Bar, Gus decides to undergo therapy sessions and finds out that he can make incredible ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, tense
Plot: narcolepsy, support group, dream, imaginary, follow your dream, ambition, mental illness, daydreamer, group therapy, comics, coma, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.2
 196
Bad Actress (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alyssa Rampart Pillage is a washed up TV queen whose career has been reduced to starring in commercials for her husband Bernie’s appliance empire. When their tree hugging daughter Topanga dies in a tragic golf ball accident, Bernie goes off the ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, realistic, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, psychopath, family problems, disorder, family relations, actor's life, couple relations, celebrity culture, deadly, injustice, hollywood, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, down on your luck, assassination, dishonesty, deadly, breakup, graphic violence, murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, conspiracy, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%