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Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersDogs, Actors, Stars
PlotLove, Fate
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Oscars, Smart

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.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Portugal
PlotPassion, Obsession, Love triangle, Depression
StylePsychological problems, Explicit scenes, Serious

A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to own and tormented by her inability to respond to him, he becomes increasingly violent in a quest he can't name - a quest that slowly begins to undermine his certainties.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, France
PlotPassion, Loneliness, Love triangle
PlaceEngland, London, Australia

After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeachers, Strong women, Students, Alcoholics
PlotLoneliness, Weapon, Depression, Meaning of life, Mystery
PlaceCollege, USSR, USA, Laboratory, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Philosophical, Fascinating, Smart

On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Obsession, Friendship
StyleExplicit scenes, Touching

A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersGay, Friends
PlotPassion, Friendship
PlaceParis, France

In this lively French remake of Humpday, best buds reunite and revive their friendship on a questionable dare. Can two straight guys really make a gay sex film, together?

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryPortugal, Germany, Brazil, France, Spain
CharactersCrocodiles, Maids, Neighbors, Artists
StyleFascinating, Smart, Fancy, Serious

Lisbon, Portugal, 2010. Pilar, a pious woman devoted to social causes, maintains a peculiar relationship with her neighbor Aurora, a temperamental old woman obsessed with gambling who lives tormented by a mysterious past.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotBetrayal, Intrigue
StyleTouching, Serious

Minnie Goetze is a 15-year-old aspiring comic-book artist, coming of age in the haze of the 1970s in San Francisco. Insatiably curious about the world around her, Minnie is a pretty typical teenage girl. Oh, except that she’s sleeping with her mother’s boyfriend.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain, France
CharactersJudge, Actors, Mothers, Singers
PlotLove, Passion, Investigation, Obsession, Love triangle
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fascinating, Tense, Serious

After being estranged for 15 years, flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo re-enters her daughter Rebecca's life when she comes to perform a concert. Rebecca, she finds, is now married to one of Becky's ex-lovers, Manuel. The mother and daughter begin making up for lost time, when suddenly, a murder occurs...

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Reporters
PlotLove, Loneliness, Justice
PlaceNew York

The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one lavish party to another and engages in numerous empty romances, he starts to doubt the worth of his work. Meanwhile, top TV producer Tony falls for Robin and introduces her to the world of celebrity.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia, United Kingdom
CharactersArtists, Priests
PlotPassion, Art, Seduction

In 1930s Australia, Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his prim wife, Estella, are asked to visit noted painter Norman Lindsay, whose planned contribution to an international art exhibit is considered blasphemous. While Campion and Lindsay debate, Estella finds herself drawn to the three beautiful models sitting for the painter's current work, freethinking Sheela, sensual Pru and virginal Giddy.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersFriends, Actors
PlotFriendship, Pursuit, Chase
StyleSmart, Disturbing

Four actors go to a cabin in the woods to write, direct, and act in a film that will jump-start their careers. Their idea is a horror film about a man with a bag over his head, but what happens when that man mysteriously shows up?

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
CharactersMagician, Scammers, Losers, Wizards, Clairvoyants
PlotInvestigation, Life after death
StyleRomantic, Kind, Twisted plot, Light, To cry

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

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeachers, Friends
PlotWedding, Friendship, Loneliness
StyleRomantic, Smart, Touching

Magali, forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine and Isabelle both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Death, Radio
StyleFascinating, Serious

The turbulent personal and professional life of actor Peter Sellers (1925-1980), from his beginnings as a comic performer on BBC Radio to his huge success as one of the greatest film comedians of all time; an obsessive artist so dedicated to his work that neglected his loved ones and sacrificed part of his own personality to convincingly create that of his many memorable characters.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
PlotPassion, Music, Love triangle, Rivalry
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleSoulful, Smart, Touching, Serious

The lives of two struggling musicians, who happen to be brothers, inevitably change when they team up with a beautiful, up-and-coming singer.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersFriends, Single mothers
PlotPassion, Friendship, Divorce
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Smart

Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined to find a better way to breathe.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, France
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Artists, Twins, Journalists
PlotSoccer, Friendship, Death, Breakup, Love triangle
PlaceAircraft, England, Beach, London
TimeNew Year, World War II
StyleRomantic, Fascinating, Makes me think

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryTaiwan, USA
CharactersGay, Family, Parents
PlotDancing, Wedding, Music, Life, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleSoulful, Touching

A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents arrive in New York for the wedding.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, military, music
CountrySerbia, France, Italy
PlaceVillage, Serbia
StyleRomantic, Smart, Black humor

Set during the Bosnian war in the early 1990s, Luka is a mild-mannered railway clerk whose life is turned upside down, not just by the outbreak of the war, but when his wife runs off with a local musician. Then Luka's son is conscripted and eventually captured in the fighting. To recover his son, Luka is commanded to guard a pretty young Muslim nurse who will be used in a hostage swapping operation.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotPassion, Death, First love, Love with age difference, Seduction
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Gloomy, Serious

Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father. After the initial shock passes, Rémi is caught off-guard when Marion begins expressing her attraction to him. Initially repulsed, Marion's mature beauty wears him down as he finally caves to her seductions.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, France
PlotLove, Obsession, Love with age difference
StyleRomantic, Serious

A sumptuous dramatic comedy set in late 19th Century France, during the Belle Epoque, a period of social and cultural excess in European upper classes which ended only as the First World War erupted.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Canada
PlotFriendship, Death, Chase
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Smart, Serious, Disturbing

Grieving after the death of her young son Joseph, novelist Betty Fisher enters a dark depression. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot arranges to kidnap another child, Jose, to replace the son Betty lost. Although she knows it's wrong, Betty accepts Jose as her new son. Meanwhile, Jose's mother Carole is looking for her son with the help of her boyfriend Francois and some of his criminal cohorts.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBlonde girls, Family, Military, Soldier, Pilots
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, Loneliness, Love triangle
PlaceIslands, USA
StyleRomantic, Smart, Beautiful landscapes

A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and re-connects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France, United Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Heroes
StyleExciting, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an average life. Their 19-year-old son, Paolo, is having trouble finding an identity, while their 18-year-old daughter, Valentina, has already figured out how to use sex to her advantage. The family goes through a crisis when Carlo begins having an affair, Giulia attempt to seduce the director of a local stage production she is in, and Valentina does what she does best to land an audition for a TV show

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Italy
PlaceFrance, Hotels
StyleTo cry, Smart

A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersFriends, Poets
PlotLove, Revenge, Passion, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, College, USA, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful

Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
StyleRomantic, Exciting, To cry, Disturbing

A recently engaged woman's life is thrown into turmoil after confessing to her fiancé that she once experimented with bestiality.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryItaly, France
CharactersTeachers, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Time travel, Travel, The escape
PlaceBeach, Hotels, USA
StyleAction, Fascinating

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey from Boston to Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotPassion, Friendship, Cancer, Rehabilitation
StyleRomantic, Twisted plot, Light, Fascinating, Touching

A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction.