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Great Idea (2000)
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Great Idea (2000)
Original name: Bon plan
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five boys and girls, aged 20-25, take on an Interrail trip throughout Europe. After a first stop in Amsterdam, where they meet up with an old teacher of theirs who happens to be gay, they cross Germany and Italy, and eventually end up in a remote island in Greek Cyclades. There, they find a home at Knut's, a faded disco sensation who locked himself up in a beautiful mansion overlooking the sea. During their trip, everyone will discover who they really are...
Style: road movie, sentimental, captivating, melancholic, tense, light, suspense, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: travel, drug use, sex, teacher, male female relationship, mansion, pop star, gay interest, twenty something, female nudity, train, beach, railway, fish, gay teacher
Place: italy, greece, germany, europe, amsterdam

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, light, humorous and melancholic films with plots about friendship, male female relationship, relationships, love, love and romance, travel and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Great Idea: Hi, Are You Alone? (1995), Bambola (1996), Depression: The Movie (2012), The Miracle (2015), Fool Circle (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hi, Are You Alone? (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nina is a 20 years old girl from Valladolid who lives with her divorced father, an autoritarian and conservative man. Trini is of the same age and has lost her mother. For both Valladolid and their families have nothing to offer and therefore they ...
Style: road movie, captivating, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: travel, youth, society, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, escapades, human nature, life philosophy, beautiful scenery, teacher, wealth ...
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
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Bambola (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Her name is Mina, but she is called Bambola (doll). Upon the death of her mother, she and her homosexual brother, Flavio, open a pizzeria. A man named Ugo loans Bambola the money, but is then killed in a fight with another one of her boyfriends, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, feel good ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, siblings relations, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unlikely couple, brother sister relationship, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, gay brother, tragic event, release from prison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy
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Depression: The Movie (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four people deal with all the pain and sadness they have and find the root cause.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, twists and turns, light
Plot: transvestite, gay slur, midlife crisis, murder, drug use, serial killer, suburbs, twenty something, snorting cocaine, tied to a chair, marijuana, awkward situation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Miracle (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 136 min.
Story: 1960s Turkey countryside. A newly assigned teacher finds out that the solitary village is missing a school. He gets fond of the village people and especially a disabled man. The teacher helps the village to build a new school and educate the ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, sentimental, touching, light ...
Plot: saving a life, tradition, husband wife relationship, teacher, village, classroom, children, handicapped, countryside, school teacher, journey, suicidal thoughts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Fool Circle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two, very different, brothers are reunited for their father's funeral. But, when they arrive at the crematorium nobody is there, not even the corpse, except for Chloe who introduces herself as their sister.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: hopes, missing person, siblings relations, bittersweet, family relations, obsessive quest, missing father, secret, brother brother relationship, youth, railway station, telephone call ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Crazy for Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal comedy about two young lovers who get married and escape from a mental institution in search of new ways to die...and the white light.
Style: light, touching, captivating, melancholic
Plot: love at first sight, suicidal, mental illness, surrealism, hospital, male female relationship, doctor, therapy, group therapy, vegetarian, depression, cure ...
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 9K
Like Crazy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Beatrice is a blabbermouth and a so-called billionaire countess who likes to believe she’s in intimacy with world leaders. Donatella is a young quiet tattooed woman, locked in her own mystery. They are both patients of a mental institution and ...
Style: road movie, touching, melancholic, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: medicine, friendship, female protagonist, mother son reunion, female friendship, mother daughter relationship, on the run, hospital, woman, obsessive compulsive disorder, mother daughter conflict, suicidal thoughts ...
Time: 2010s, year 2014
Place: italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Easy Life (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Roberto, a shy law student in Rome, meets Bruno, a forty-year-old exuberant, capricious man, who takes him for a drive through the Roman and Tuscany countries in the summer.
Style: road movie, captivating, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: seaside, summer, teaching the ways of the world, satire, friends, lifestyle, odd couple, nightlife, human nature, introspection, friendship, motor ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Everyone's Life (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Before being judges, attorneys, or jury members, they are first of all men and women at a crossroads in their lives, with their dreams and their secrets, their hopes and their limitations, all beneath the same sun, each with their own dark side. In ...
Style: sentimental, light, captivating, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: multiple storylines, festival, love, love and romance, romance, music, romantic friendship, romantic relationship, music festival, lifestyle, male female relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 206
Love/Juice (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Chinatsu and Kyoko are two close friends who live together and share pretty much everything, makeup, spoon and even their bed. They are so inseparable as to be almost a single entity. Yet they are neither a couple in the conventional sense, or in ...
Style: melancholic, touching, captivating, sentimental, suspenseful ...
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Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 8K
Fandango (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: male bonding, male friendship, coming of age, friendship, obsessive quest, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, student life, love and romance, buddies, on the road, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future
Place: texas, austin texas, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, atmospheric ...
Plot: muslim, friendship, adoption, generation gap, koran, family relations, man boy relationship, self discovery, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, albania, persia, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lovely by Surprise (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lovely by Surprise follows the journey of novelist Marian Walker as she attempts to finish her first novel. Facing the age-old problem of writer’s block, Marian seeks advice from a mentor and ex-lover. His seemingly innocent advice to kill the ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: writers, creative block, relationships, crisis, travel, swimming pool, hot dog, car salesman, father daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.5
 8K
303 (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 145 min.
Story: On the way from Berlin to Portugal in her rusty '303' camper van, young biology student Jule picks up hitchhiker Jan. While having intense conversations about everything and the world, they try not to fall in love.
Style: road movie, light, sincere, melancholic, exciting ...
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Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 772
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Denmark
Duration: 111 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A youth group is preparing for what will be the summer of their life, including secrets, lies, sex, confusion, evenings and holidays.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: emotional, humorous, road movie, captivating, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 915
About Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Shift (2020)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, light, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hunky Dory (2016)
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Country: USA
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The Student and Mister Henri (2015)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Day Off (French: Mercredi, folle journée !) is a 2001 French drama film directed by Pascal Thomas.
Style: touching, feel good, light, humorous, captivating ...
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35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: tense, captivating, humorous, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Bride and the Lover (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Story: In the story, Vivian is sole heir to a business empire. Sheila is Vivian's friend who is a lifestyle magazine editor. Meanwhile, Philip is the hottest bachelor in town engaged to be wed to Vivian. However, a scandalous revelation tears the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Matriarch (2007)
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