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The Women on the 6th Floor 2010
Paris, in the early 1960s. Jean-Louis Joubert is a serious but uptight stockbroker, married to Suzanne, a starchy class-conscious woman and father of two arrogant teenage boys, currently in a boarding school. The affluent man lives a steady yet boring life. At least until, due to fortuitous circumstances, Maria, the charming new maid at the service of Jean-Louis' family, makes him discover the servants' quarter on the sixth floor of the luxury building he owns and lives in. There live a crowd of lively Spanish maids who will help Jean-Louis to open to a new civilization and a new approach of life. In their company - and more precisely in the company of beautiful Maria - Jean-Louis will gradually become another man, a better man.
List of the best movies like The Women on the 6th Floor (2010): My Piece of the Pie, Le Havre, The Dream Team, There's Only One Jimmy Grimble, Paris or Perish, Larry Crowne, Cemetery Junction, Cookie, On My Way, Delicacy.

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My Piece of the Pie (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:49

France, a factory worker, lives with her three daughters in Dunkirk. The factory where she worked has been closed, leaving France and all of her workmates without a job. She decides to go to Paris to look for work. There she finds a cleaning job at the home of a rich man, Steve, whose world is radically different from her own. As their paths keep crossing, she discovers that her employer played a part in closing the factory in Dunkirk...

Le Havre (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFinland, France, Germany
Duration01:33

Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a shoeshiner. As Arletty suddenly becomes seriously ill, Marcel's path crosses with an underage illegal immigrant from Africa, who needs Marcel's help to hide from the police.

The Dream Team (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, sport
CountryFrance
Duration01:37

A former footballer living in Brittany enlists his old teammates to help the local fisherman to win some games in order to raise money and save jobs.

There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:46

Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the confidence to succeed and leads his school football team towards the final of the local schools cup.

Paris or Perish (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:35

Maya is living the ultimate fashionistas dream: she is working as a stylist for one of the French trend setters, in the capital of haute-couture: Paris. One of the IT girls of fashion, shes following her dreams until one night, when her life takes a sudden turn: shes being deported back to Morocco, after being stopped for over speeding, because her Visa expired some time ago. So in no more than 24 hours, shes deported back to her family and original country. The strong cultural shock and the judgmental differences are pushing the woman to obtain back her place in the city of dreams and her dreams, no matter the costs. But that doesn't mean she will have to return alone, as she finds other things also among her way back to the city.

Larry Crowne (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:38

When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher.

Cemetery Junction (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35

In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When Freddie gets a new job as a door-to-door salesman and bumps into his old school sweetheart Julie, the gang are forced to make choices that will change their lives for ever.

Cookie (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance

Adeline's Chinese housekeeper suddenly disappears, leaving behind a little boy who doesn't speak a word of French. Helped by her sister, she takes care of the child and proceeds to locate the mother.

On My Way (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:56

Deneuve plays sassy grandmother Cathy who takes to the road after being betrayed by her lover and learning her business is on the verge of bankruptcy on the same day. During a weeklong odyssey across France, she spends time with a grandson she hardly knows and reconnects with her past as former Miss Brittany through a reunion for former beauty queens.

Delicacy (2011)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:48

A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.

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Bright Days Ahead (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:34

Bright days ahead? Caroline has retired, at last. A new life lies before her: time to take care of her children, her husband, and, most of all, herself. However, she soon comes to realize that this new freedom is synonymous with boredom and idleness. Especially when she receives a membership to her neighborhood’s senior club as a birthday present… Reluctant at first, she nevertheless decides to take the plunge. Oddly enough, she meets great people there, starting with the young computer science teacher, who is far from insensitive to her charms. Caroline gradually takes control of her life again and lives a second youth: taking a new lover, living new experiences, breaking the rules, not doing what’s expected of her… Who said that retirement was the beginning of the end and not a new beginning?

Everything You Want (2017)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryItaly

An aimless young troublemaker, Alessandro, squanders his days gambling and getting into fights, and he often spends his nights in jail. With few prospects, he begrudgingly accepts a job as a companion to Giorgio, an elderly poet suffering from Alzheimer’s. On their daily walks, the two banter and become friends, and Alessandro quickly learns more about this forgotten poet as the old man’s memory drifts. After learning a secret from Giorgio’s past, Alessandro and his friends work to uncover the mystery of this tale, an unexpected history lesson and a touching coming-of-age adventure.

The Intouchables (2011)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance
Duration01:52

A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.

Just Add Water (2008)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA

An offbeat romantic comedy about a decent guy, Ray Tuckby, with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, CA. After encouragement from a stranger whom he happens upon, Ray begins to dream again. He sheds the parasites in his life, musters the nerve to pursue his childhood love, and finally takes back his community by toppling the local teenage Meth-baron.

Mammuth (2010)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:31

Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné, et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant oublié de le déclarer ! Poussé par Catherine, sa femme, il enfourche sa vieille moto des années 70, une " Mammut " qui lui vaut son surnom, et part à la recherche de ses bulletins de salaires. Durant son périple, il retrouve son passé et sa quête de documents administratifs devient bientôt accessoire...

Disco (2008)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance

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Lost Embrace (2004)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryArgentina, France, Italy, Spain

In Buenos Aires, the twenty-something Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff ditches the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an importation business. Ariel has never understood why his father left him when he was a baby, but when his dad returns to Argentina, that will soon change.

Samba (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:59

Samba migrated to France 10 years ago from Senegal, and has since been plugging away at various lowly jobs. Alice is a senior executive who has recently undergone a burnout. Both struggle to get out of their dead-end lives. Samba's willing to do whatever it takes to get working papers, while Alice tries to get her life back on track until fate draws them together.

On a Clear Day (2005)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom

After decades of laboring as a Glasgow shipbuilder, Frank Redmond, a no-nonsense 55-year-old working-class man, suddenly finds himself laid off. For the first time in his life, he is without a job or a sense of direction, and he's too proud to ask for guidance. His best mates - rascally Danny, timid Norman and cynical Eddie - are there for him, but Frank still feels desperately alone. An offhand remark from Danny inspires Frank to challenge himself. Already contemplating the state of his relationships with loving wife Joan and all-but-estranged son Rob, Frank is determined to shore up his own self-confidence. He will attempt the near impossible - swimming the English Channel.

The Specials (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium

For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world—the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate nonprofit organizations (The Hatch & The Shelter), they train young people from underprivileged areas to be caregivers for extreme cases that have been refused by all other institutions. It’s an exceptional partnership, outside of traditional settings, for some quite extraordinary characters.

Mr. Wonderful (1993)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends.

The Angels' Share (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Belgium, Italy
Duration01:46

Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.

Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryFrance, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
Duration01:50

On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact and try, by various means and to varying success, to keep their men in the dark, sabotaging the village radio, then destroying the village TV.

Catch and Release (2006)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz doesn't seem to care. Once Gray breaks through Fritz's defenses, however, she finally sees why her fiancé thought so highly of him. As they spend more time together, Gray learns that her chances for love have not died out with her fiancé. But when some surprise guests show up on their doorstep, it'll take the love of all of her new friends to help Gray learn that life may be messy, but love is messier.

Raining Stones (1993)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

This Ken Loach film tells the story of a man devoted to his family and his religion. Proud, though poor, Bob wants his little girl to have a beautiful (and costly) brand-new dress for her First Communion. His stubbornness and determination get him into trouble as he turns to more and more questionable measures, in his desperation to raise the needed money. This tragic flaw leads him to risk all that he loves and values, his beloved family, indeed even his immortal soul and salvation, in blind pursuit of that goal.

Kolya (1996)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, France

After a fictitious marriage with a Russian emigrant, Cellisten Louka, a Czech man, must suddenly take responsibility for her son. However, it’s not long before the communication barrier is broken between the two new family members.

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, India, United Arab Emirates
Duration02:02

A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.

You Are So Beautiful (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance

Aymé Pigrenet, a recently widowed farmer, is eager to find a new wife to help him run his farm. Desperate, he seeks the aid of a local matchmaker who suggest that he go to Romania to find a new wife. There he meets Elena.

My Worst Nightmare (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:39

Agathe runs an art gallery. Her husband François is a publisher. Together they have one son, and in every way seem to be the picture of normality — but emotions are stewing under the surface. All it takes is the arrival of a complete stranger for things to start unravelling. Patrick is brash, uncouth and totally unselfconscious...

Made in Dagenham (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:53

A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.




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