Movies like “Ellis in Glamourland”

Ten years after her failed marriage, recently fired mother Ellis ‘El’ Vermeulen and preteen son Thijs get peanuts while her ex spends everything on new flame Mirella. She finally takes Joane Collins’ amoral course ‘How To Marry A Millionaire’. She actually gets socialites interested, including hunk Gijs, a fine substitute dad for Thijs. Of course there is a catch.

Échange tells the story of HENRIK, who takes part in a student exchange program with France. The only reason for this journey is to conquer the heart of his dream girl. Wild Partys, exciting trips, a crazy host family and of course his trouble with the French language turn the – at first unmeant – holidays into a memorable summer.

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Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that’ll pay enough to please his fiancée. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his nephew. Nice guy Johnny’s not interested, of course, but then he meets the lovely Brooke, who challenges Johnny to make the toughest decision of is life.

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Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who’s a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she has to believe in something, if not in someone.

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At 43, Luis is a confirmed bachelor, happy with one night stands, a success as a creator of perfumes. He has one problem: his mother and five sisters, who form an intimidating family council, want him married. Luis contrives to hire a woman to pose as a fiancée who will jilt him at the altar, leaving him disconsolate, with an excuse not to marry. He hires Emma, the sister of a colleague. She restores antique furniture and wants to adopt a child from Brazil. Things go too well: when Emma doesn’t show up at the wedding, Luis’s mother requires hospitalization; only Emma can bring her out of her swoon. It’s time for a new plan that involves more tangled webs. And the child?

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Lila, a girl who returns to Berlin after being abroad for a year, meets Chris. She falls in love with him, but what she doesn’t know is that Chris is a famous rock star with many fans chasing him around, including her little sister.

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It all started with football. Deok-hoon falls in love with In-ah, who shares his love and passion for the sport. They quickly become lovers and he proposes. After her initial refusal, they are eventually happily married. Marriage is like a dream until one day In-ah declares her wish to marry another man. She doesn’t want a divorce, as she truly loves Deok-hoon but she wants to be free to love another man at the same time. Even with Deok-hoon unable to handle being the third side of a triangle, In-ah marries her new man and sets up a bizarre, bigamous romance.

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Gossip-columnist Ludo finds himself sentenced to three-hundred hours of community service after he literally crashes a private celebrity party. The work is at a children’s day-centre and while the job’s fine it is his bad luck that the person in charge is a woman whom he used to play endless practical jokes on when they were at school; she hasn’t forgotten and is prepared to use her new-found power to get her own back. She finds however that, like the children, she’s warming to him. If only the court injunction had stopped his womanising too.

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Akendra alias Topichand Bhangare runs an antique store as a front for illegal activities. He lives near the notorious Chor Bazaar (thieves market) area with his wife, Sulekha, and only daughter, Kiran. He would like Kiran to get married to the mother of all gangsters, and picks gangster Shakti Dada, who is currently undergoing a lengthy prison sentence, to be his prospective son-in-law. But Kiran already loves Raj Oberoi, who belongs to a wealthy family, and has no links with any gangsters. Kiran convinces Raj in order to meet with her dad’s requirements, he must first become a gangster. Raj reluctantly agrees, and is introduced to a gangster-trainer called Subramaniam. After a number of misadventures, Raj finally accomplishes his goal, and qualifies to be a suitable groom for Kiran. Then things change abruptly with the arrival of Topichand’s dad, a wealthy man, Thakur Rana, who strongly opposes Kiran’s marriage with any gangster. A hapless Raj now decides to cleanse himself of his gangster image, with hilarious and unpredictable results.

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Esra working for a logistics firm lives with her best friend Didem in the same house. She realizes at the wedding of her another best friend Zeynep that she has been leading a life she never wanted to. She decides to start a new life from the following day and quits her job and parts with her boyfriend. To celebrate her decision she goes out with Didem at night. Having been drunk, Esra finds herself in someone’s car and in some stranger’s arms at the end of the night. Esra and Didem will surprisingly come together with the men they met that night again.

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Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he stands back from commitment. His mother’s Spanish flamenco teacher, Lola, moves in with them for Christmas. On New Year’s Eve, while his mother is away, Hlynur finds out Lola is a lesbian, but also ends up having sex with her. He soon finds out he and his mother are sharing more than a house. Eventually he must find out where he fits into the puzzle, and how to live life less selfishly.

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You could say Alex Lippi is a ladies’ man but it is not true. Of course he has already wooed and charmed armies of women, young and less young, French and foreign. But Alex does it only on active service. Indeed he is appointed to break up undesired couplings. This time he must prevent a rich young lady from marrying an English millionaire. The girl is beautiful and the future husband a perfect match. Will he manage to accomplish this difficult mission?

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Bitti (Kriti Sanon) is a young contemporary girl in Uttar Pradesh, who works in complaint department of electricity board and is the apple of her father’s eye. Like most Indian mothers, Bitti’s mother wants to see her daughter get married to a nice man from a good family. Bitti, however, wants a husband who understands her and more importantly, who accepts her exactly the way she is. A suitor comes but after knowing his disgusting mindset, she lies about not being a virgin and gets rejected. Her mother gets irritated with constant rejections but father understands her. She gets heartbroken after hearing her parents conversation and later pours her heart out before her father who consoles and cheer her. That night she leaves her house and despite not knowing to go anywhere takes a train. Meanwhile, for time pass she also buys a book from the platform. She feels she has found that special someone when she reads a book called ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ and finds herself described and accepted in the pages of the book. She returns to her home same night. She longs to meet the writer and thus one day decides to search for the supposed writer of the book, Pritam Vidrohi (Rajkummar Rao) She, along with her best friend Rama, goes back to the same book store from where she had brought that book and asks about its writer. The owner, in turn, takes her name and address to inform them in case he gets the writer. The book shop owner leads her to Chirag Dubey (Ayushmann Khurana), who owns a printing press and who helped publish the book. What Bitti doesn’t know, is that Chirag is, in fact, the true author of the book. The bookshop owner, also the best friend of Chirag, knew that he is the actual writer. Chirag wrote that book 5 years ago, when he had a heartbreak when his girlfriend Bubbly married someone else. He wrote that book describing his girlfriend Bubbly and their love story. But since giving his own name as the writer might destroy his ex-girlfriend’s reputation, he coaxes his other meek so-called friend “Pritam Vidrohi” to have his name as the writer of the book. Vidrohi agrees but gets so scared of the possible future scenarios, that he leaves the city without telling anyone. 5 years gone, that no one had purchased a single copy of that book except Bitti on that day. Bitti tries to get Vidrohi’s whereabouts from Chirag but Chirag successfully manages to agree her on writing letters to that writer instead meeting personally. She writes letters, give it to Chirag to send it to Vidrohi and Chirag answer it for her as he is the original writer. In the meantime, both becomes good friends. But now Bitti is getting upset that despite repeated requests Vidrohi is not agreeing to meet her, and requests Chirag to arrange a meeting just once. Chirag agrees and as he has fallen for Bitti and decides to tell her the truth, that he is the actual writer. But later he learns that Bitti’s mother hates that writer for spoiling their daughter’s mind and thus decides not to tell the truth, instead search for Vidrohi and make him the scapegoat. They hunt down Vidrohi, who now works as a salesman in a saree shop and blackmails him to do as per their wish else they will tell his mother that he is a mere salesman not some big manager as she thinks. Vidrohi reluctantly agrees. They give a makeover to him and teaches him to behave, look and act exactly opposite of Bitti’s liking. On first meet with Bitti, she gets repelled by Vidrohi but her friend Rama gets impressed by him. But on second meet, Vidrohi impresses Bitti’s parents, irritating Chirag. Chirag also misleads Bitti’s parents by informing them that Vidrohi is a divorcee. Chirag tries to help Vidrohi propose to Rama as he wants to get Vidrohi out of the way but Vidrohi comes to know from Rama about Chirag’s lies to Bitti’s parents. So he decides to really woo Bitti and this irritates Chirag but later on he realizes that Bitti has fallen for Vidrohi. So he decides to help Vidrohi get married to Bitti. He writes a final letter about his true feelings for Bitti and informs Vidrohi to read it aloud in everyone’s presence on the marriage day. Vidrohi cannot do so as his voice is groggy on that day hence Chirag himself reads the letter and finally Bitti agrees to marry Chirag after explaining that Vidrohi had informed her about the real author of Barielly ki Barfi. Finally Chirag marries Bitti and they live happily ever after.

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Between world wars, the Whittaker’s estate is sinking; only the iron will of Mrs. Whittaker staves off bankruptcy while she awaits her son John’s return from the continent. To her dismay, he brings a bride: an American widow who races cars. The bride, Larita, thinks she and John will visit and then go to London, where he’ll work and she’ll race. But John is to the manor born, and mother is nothing if not a master at plans and manipulation. Soon it’s all-out war between mother and bride, with John’s father, a burnt out veteran of the Great War, in the bride’s corner ineffectually. Mother has a plan to join with the neighboring estate; only Larita is in her way. Can’t we all get along?

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Celeste Talbert has been the queen of the soaps for over two decades. Montana Moorehead needs to get her out of her way before she can move on and begins her program to get her to leave. She hires an old boyfriend of Celeste to be on the show and has Celeste become a murderer in the script, but each attempt has unforseen consequences.

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Erin has just six more weeks as an intern at the New York Sentinel before she returns to San Francisco. That’s fine with Garrett since he just got out of a relationship. But their relationship blossoms and it quickly becomes something that they can’t just drop in six weeks. They admit to wanting to be boyfriend/girlfriend just on opposite coasts. The distance wears on them, as with their nay-saying friends and sister, and soon they are forced to either break up or come up with a solution that has them living in the same city.

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We have always been told that “Marriage” is a marriage between two families. ‘Sonu ke Titu ki Sweety’ explores the new age version of the same belief where “Marriage” is a marriage between two friend circles. What happens when you decide to get married, but your best friend and your girlfriend can’t see eye to eye. Sonu and Titu are childhood friends. Titu has always been a naïve lover, who falls in love easily and Sonu has always had to step in to save him. But Sweety is the perfect bride and Titu is head over heels in love with her. Sonu’s instinct to protect Titu at whatever cost, makes him feel that she’s too good to be true. What ensues is a war between the best friend and the bride to be. While Sweety is trying to impress Titu and the family alike, Sonu is out to sabotage the utopian romance.

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After years of looking for Mr. Right, Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Cantilini finally finds the man of her dreams, Kevin Fields, only to discover that his mother, Viola, is the woman of her nightmares. A recently fired news anchor who is afraid she will lose her son the way she has just lost her career, Viola determines to scare off her son’s new fiancé by becoming the world’s worst mother-in-law. While Viola’s long-time assistant Ruby does her best to help Viola execute her crazy schemes, Charlie decides to fight back and the gloves come off as the two women battle it out to see just who is the alpha-female.

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Amélie is a story about a girl named Amélie whose childhood was suppressed by her Father’s mistaken concerns of a heart defect. With these concerns Amélie gets hardly any real life contact with other people. This leads Amélie to resort to her own fantastical world and dreams of love and beauty. She later on becomes a young woman and moves to the central part of Paris as a waitress. After finding a lost treasure belonging to the former occupant of her apartment, she decides to return it to him. After seeing his reaction and his new found perspective – she decides to devote her life to the people around her. Such as, her father who is obsessed with his garden-gnome, a failed writer, a hypochondriac, a man who stalks his ex girlfriends, the “ghost”, a suppressed young soul, the love of her life and a man whose bones are as brittle as glass. But after consuming herself with these escapades – she finds out that she is disregarding her own life and damaging her quest for love. Amélie then discovers she must become more aggressive and take a hold of her life and capture the beauty of love she has always dreamed of.

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