10 best movies like Second Chance (2011)

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Second Chance 2011
Julien Monnier has a serious problem. Though he's a brilliant couples counselor, he can't keep a woman in his life for more than two weeks. Indeed, ever since his childhood, Julien jinxes every woman who falls in love with him. But it's not just any small jinx. It's the kind that sends you to the hospital several times a week, that destroys your professional life or that turns your friends into enemies. Julien is strictly speaking a true black cat for women. Joanna Sorini will soon learn this at her expense the day she meets him. A career that's just taking off, a love life that finally seems to be taking a good turn, all that may just change.

List of the best movies like Second Chance (2011): Populaire, Penelope, A Faithful Man, Love at First Fight, The Artist, La Belle Époque, The Back-Up Plan, The Longest Week, I Do, The Holiday.

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Populaire (2012)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:51

Set in 1958, Populaire focuses on Rose Pamphyle, who lives with her widowed father and is destined to marry a son of the local mechanic. Rose travels out of town and applies for a secretarial job with an insurance agency run by Louis Échard. Louis learns that Rose can type with extraordinary speed -- using only two fingers -- and he tells her to compete in a speed-typing competition if she wants the job.

Penelope (2006)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:39

Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her company. This untraditional fairy tale about a girl who bucks convention to create her own happy ending.

A Faithful Man (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:28

Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies and Marianne returns to Abel. However, things have changed for the both of them and feelings of jealousy surround their new relationship.

Love at First Fight (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:38

Arnaud, facing an uncertain future and a dearth of choices in a small French coastal town, meets and falls for the apocalyptic-minded Madeleine, who joins an army boot camp to learn military and survival skills to prepare for the upcoming environmental collapse. Intrigued and excited by Madeleine’s wild ideas, Arnaud signs up for the boot camp himself. They soon realize that the boot camp is harder than they’d imagined, but the experience nonetheless cements them together as the couple continues to explore their young love.

The Artist (2011)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:36

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

La Belle Époque (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium

Victor, a disillusioned sexagenarian, sees his life turned upside down on the day when Antoine, a brilliant entrepreneur, offers him a new kind of attraction: mixing theatrical artifices and historical reconstruction, this company offers his clients a chance to dive back into the era of their choice. Victor then chose to relive the most memorable week of his life: the one where, 40 years earlier, he met the great love.

The Back-Up Plan (2010)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how to make her two life's dreams fit with each other.

The Longest Week (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Left broke and homeless by his wealthy parents' divorce, a young man moves in with an old friend and finally meets the woman of his dreams -- only to discover she's already dating his friend.

I Do (2006)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:30

Life is easy for 43-year-old Luis, a happy single guy, fulfilled in his job of star nose with a perfume creation company, cosseted by his mother and five sisters. It could have lasted for a whole life, but fed up with mollycoddling and helping him, his mother and sisters decide it's time he got married, and the sooner the better!

The Holiday (2006)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

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Hôtel Normandy (2013)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:28

At 40, Alice has everything a woman of her age could want - everything except one vital accessory: a man. Since her husband was killed in a road accident a few years ago, she has resisted all attempts to start a relationship with another man, despite the best efforts of her closest friends Pénélope and Isabelle. As a last resort, the latter decide to offer Alice a stay at the Hôtel Normandy, the ideal place for her to turn over a new leaf...

The Student (1988)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Italy
Duration01:43

An ambitious teaching student's finals studies are interrupted by a passionate affair with a jazz musician.

Red Nose Day Actually (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France

Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain reminds us that in these different times Love, actually exists.

A Couch in New York (1996)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany, Belgium
Duration01:48

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 involved into the social settings of the other, because the decision to change their flats is made overnight. Could be the perfect amusement, but suddenly Henry finds himself beaten up by Beatrice' lover and Beatrice is considered to be Dr. Harriston's substitute by his clients...

Hope Springs (2003)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:32

British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon finds more than a shoulder to cry on when his innkeepers introduce him to Mandy, a beautiful nurse. All's going well and Colin has almost forgotten his old flame until Vera shows up with a surprise of her own.

Barfi! (2012)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:31

He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions with Barfii - the Chalu Chaplin!

Hand in Hand (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:21

From the moment they meet - and against their will - Helene and Joachim begin a lovers' dance they are powerless to stop.

A Guide to Second Date Sex (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom

Laura and Ryan are perfect for each other: they both love Meryl Streep, have been totally destroyed by previous relationships, and they have no idea what they are supposed to do tonight. They also both know that they'll have to pretend to be completely different to how they've ever been previously, in the hope of getting it right this time. How bad can a second date really go and what is there to lose? Ryan and Laura are about to find out.

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:38

Set in the 1920s French Riviera, a master magician is commissioned to try and expose a psychic as a fraud.

I'm with Lucy (2002)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:41

It's an hour before Lucy's wedding and her best friend wants to hear all about what led up to that moment. So, Lucy tells about the five men she had blind dates with over the past year (Doug, Gabriel, Bobby, Barry, and Luke) and her experiences with each one. But which one of the five men is Lucy about to walk down the aisle with?

Love Is in the Air (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:36

Antoine is a lawyer living in New York. On his way back to France for the final round of a job interview, Antoine finds himself sitting right next to his ex-girlfriend Julie. With a seven-hour flight ahead of them, they are going to have to speak to each other.

Caprice (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:19

An average guy meets an actress who is more beautiful than he could ever imagine. But then a pesky girl materializes to make his life a living hell. His perfect girlfriend now thinks that he is involved with this Caprice.

Letters to Juliet (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter.

Sex, Love & Therapy (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:28

A romantic comedy about two Parisian therapists who are so obsessed about getting into the sack with anyone they meet, they can’t ever get it on with each other.

Before We Go (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.

Broken English (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Japan, USA
Duration01:33

Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her up that consistently fail, she has her friend’s (Drea de Matteo) disastrous blind dates to rely on as a backup for further dismay. She's surrounded by friends who are all happily engaged or romantically involved and somehow, love escapes Nora -- until she meets an unusual Frenchman (Melvil Poupaud) who helps her discover life beyond her self-imposed boundaries.

The Wedding Planner (2001)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:43

Mary Fiore, San Francisco's premiere wedding planner is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, pediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client, wealthy Fran Donnolly. As Mary continues making the wedding arrangements, she and Steve are put into a string of uncomfortable situations that force them to face their mutual attraction.

Heartbreaker (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Monaco, USA
Duration01:45

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.

Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:49

Sacha is a real seducer, a man with no ties or emotional or professional. Charlotte is a modern and independent woman, but barely has time to care for their three children. While Sacha and Charlotte are, at first glance, two incompatible beings, when they meet soon discover that they are quite complementary and need each other.

What's Your Number? (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is realizing she's a little lost in life. Her latest romance has just fizzled out, and she's just been fired from her marketing job. Then she reads an eye-opening magazine article that warns that 96 percent of women who've been with 20 or more lovers are unlikely to find a husband. Determined to turn her life around and prove the article wrong, Ally embarks on a mission to find the perfect mate from among her numerous ex-boyfriends.




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