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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 realistic, humorous, semi serious and light films with plots about couples, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations and husband wife relationship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Welcome to the Roses: The Players (2012), The Big Bad Wolf (2013), The Hold-Up (2001), With a Little Help from Myself (2008), Don't Die Too Hard! (2001). 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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, dishonesty, buddies, couples, human nature, couple relations, sex scene, husband wife relationship, friendship between men, lie, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, las vegas
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The Big Bad Wolf (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once upon a time in 2012, three brothers lived happily. One day their mom fell into a coma. So Henri, Philippe, and Louis suddenly started wondering about the meaning of their lives and were swamped by a wave of existential doubts. An entirely new ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: family relations, infidelity, couples, disorder, siblings relations, life turned upside down, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of mother, older man younger woman relationship, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, versailles
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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, crimes, dishonesty, hostage, working class, cons and scams, society, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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66%
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: realistic, dark humor, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, interracial relations, family life, family problems, couples, society, youth, dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, hostage, danger, crimes, crime, hitman, skyscraper, deadly, hostages, confined, stupidity, practical joke ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, paris france, france
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59%
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, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: satire, murder, workplace situations, working class, crimes, dishonesty, workplace, cons and scams, down on your luck, loser, store, sedative ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: dishonesty, crimes, mistaken identity, hitman, disorder, criminal heroes, travel, infidelity, friendship, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, latin america, paris france
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56%
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, odd couple, prison life, cons and scams, fish out of water, heist, nothing goes right, buddies, misfit, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, couples, human nature, introspection, family gatherings, church, wedding, romance, wedding day, friendship, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, husband wife relationship, notoriety, village, lawyer, farmer, divorce, french countryside, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, light, entertaining ...
Plot: mistaken identity, small town, priest, fake priest, social relations, disorder, impostor, farce, village, hidden identity, prison, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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51%
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, sexy ...
Plot: espionage, secret agents, unlikely couple, terrorism, couples, spy, teacher, widow, jealousy, love, prostitute, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, deadly, gangsters, hitman, partners, reunion, criminal heroes, misfit, buddies, disorder, crimes, death wish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
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47%
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: ambition, dishonesty, one last job, cooking and food, hitman, follow your dream, cooking, career change, disorder, couple relations, hopes, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe
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46%
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Redrum (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bored couple rejuvenate their marriage by turning to murder.
Style: dark humor, cynical, humorous, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, couples, satire, couple relations, moral dilemma, deadly, crimes, murderous pair, society, lovers on the run, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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46%
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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: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Plot: gangsters, cons and scams, gang, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, righting the wronged, dishonesty, criminal heroes, tough heroes, prison, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: 60s
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, couples, wooing, love affair, lifestyle, parents and children, infidelity, family gatherings, impossible love, crumbling marriage, lovers reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
44%
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Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couples, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, midlife crisis, disorder, husband wife relationship, adultery, infidelity, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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44%
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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: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, partners, golden years, buddies, seance, scam, gangsters, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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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, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, murder, comedy of errors, parents and children, farce, voyeurism, hidden identity, police investigation, family relations, gay son, love triangle, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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42%
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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: offbeat, sexual, humorous, sexy, dark humor ...
Plot: murder, photographer, postmodernism, makeup artist, deadly, gays and lesbians, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, journalism, media, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
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42%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense, feel good ...
Plot: couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, adoption, disorder, family in crisis, life turned upside down, celebrity culture, female director, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, humorous, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, village life, small town life, small town, couples, love and romance, village, siblings relations, cons and scams, wedding, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: algeria, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A month of vacation with friends: difficult to bear the kids of his friends, especially when the methods of education differ and that some prove to be unbearable.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, friendship, sex scene, motherhood, summer vacation, sex on floor, provence, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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41%
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, prison life, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: malibu california, california, los angeles
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40%
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The Brats (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Thomas meets his future father-in-law Gilbert, who has been married for 30 years to Suzanne. Disillusioned Gilbert is convinced that his marriage has meant he's missed out on life. He persuades Thomas not to marry his daughter ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: singleness, introspection, midlife crisis, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, couples, unfulfillment, depression, family crisis, marriage, son in law, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prison, reformatory, ethnic stereotype, penitentiary, wrongful imprisonment, boxing, confined, prison life, frame up, false accusation, escape, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, family business, gangsters, family relations, immigrants, society, suicide, funeral home, butcher, bakery, save the day, debt ...
Time: future
Place: new york
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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, dark humor ...
Plot: lottery, serial killer, couple relations, crimes, teenage crush, lottery winner, murder, confession, police detective, deadly, graphic violence, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, usa, hawaii
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