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Broadcast News (1987)
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Broadcast News (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. Sparks fly between the three as the network prepares for big changes, and both the news and Jane must decide between style and substance.
Style: clever, witty, realistic, talky, semi serious, sentimental, romantic, satirical, interesting, intellectual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, journalism, workaholic, romance, unlikely couple, journalist, workplace romance, media satire, tv show, love and romance, media, couples, workplace, workplace situations, television, network, friendship, woman, sweating, work ethic, kiss on the lips, laundry drying on clothes line, tv reporter, unrequited love, reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about romance, couples, love and romance, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Broadcast News: How Do You Know (2010), He Said, She Said (1991), Modern Romance (1981), Picture Perfect (1997), Working Girl (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, athlete, ambition, athlete's life, revelation, love story, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, battle of the sexes, romance, urban, unlikely couple, couple relations, workplace romance, love and romance, media, couples, workplace, columnist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: neurotic, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, breakup, drugs/alcohol, couples, urban, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, fall in love, running, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love triangle, workplace romance, lie, fire, career woman, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.8
 46K
Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: talky, clever, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, business, love and romance, rise to the top, workplace romance, workplace, determination, love triangle, hopes, couples, couple relations, wall street ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 11K
The Front Page (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A journalist suffering from burn-out wants to finally say goodbye to his office – but his boss doesn’t like the idea one bit.
Style: witty, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, journalist, newspaper, newspaper man, media satire, verbal byplay, marriage proposal, stress, workplace situations, media, workplace, friends ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 12K
The Paper (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchetman Alicia Clark, ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, media, murder, columnist, workaholic, workplace, media satire, research, success, relationship vs career, workplace situations, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 40K
Reality Bites (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, best friends, introspection, urban, roommate, cabriolet, unemployed, yuppie, fictional tv show, looking for love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 7.1
 41K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: talky, touching, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, infidelity, romance, urban, lover, full moon, love letter, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Starting Over (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ...
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, thanksgiving, support group, romance, self discovery, blind date, couple relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 759
Blume in Love (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lawyer Stephen Blume, specialized in divorces, lives a paradoxical situation when, having his own marriage break up, is still in love with his ex-wife. Gedorge Segal plays a divorce lawyer who is divorced himself after his wife (Susan Anspach) ...
Style: semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, lawyer, divorce, marriage, infidelity, human nature, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: beverly hills, europe, italy, los angeles, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Living Out Loud (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, brooklyn bridge, female protagonist, starting over, human nature, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 4K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, talky, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, romance, campaign, media, unlikely couple, store, love, journalism, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Keeping the Faith (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Best friends since they were kids, Rabbi Jacob Schram and Father Brian Finn are dynamic and popular young men living and working on New York's Upper West Side. When Anna Reilly, once their childhood friend and now grown into a beautiful ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, rabbi, priest, catholicism, clergy, church, romance, friendship, celibacy, buddies, urban, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 65K
Morning Glory (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young and devoted morning television producer is hired as an executive producer on a long-running morning show at a once-prominent but currently failing station in New York City. Eager to keep the show on air, she recruits a former news ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tv reporter, work ethic, workaholic, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, ambition, media, workplace, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.0
 118K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, mistress, divorce, city life, crumbling relationship, lolita, adultery, love triangle, love, age difference, dating, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, crumbling marriage, introspection, love of one's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 195
New Low (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wendell, a neurotic, aimless twentysomething, struggles to figure out which girl he really belongs with: Joanna, the best girl he's ever known, or Vicky, the worst. His friend, Dave, helps him sort through his thoughts as Wendell discovers not ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, self discovery, romance, looking for love, love affair, twentysomething life, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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About Last Night... (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, best friends, battle of the sexes, urban, relationship problems, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 2K
Easy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sister sister relationship, love triangle, fall in love, gays and lesbians, drug use, romance, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I'll Do Anything (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, witty ...
Plot: unsuccessful, actor, hollywood, single parent, parents and children, parent child relationship, artists and showbiz, youth, family relations, actor's life, young heroes, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, materialism, parents and children, workplace romance, fall in love, love and romance, workplace, espionage, family business, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 1K
Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, couple relations, romance, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, workplace romance, love and romance, couples, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Tao of Steve (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Underachieving, overweight kindergarten teacher Dex finds a woman who forces him to reexamine his Zen-like system of seduction.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, introspection, physical appearance, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, partners, couples, power relations, friends, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, kindergarten, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, feel good, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, looking for love, love and romance, friends, unlikely couple, romance, male female friendship, platonic, up and down relationship, opposites attract, falling in love, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1977, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 2K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: marriage, unlikely couple, romance, young lovers, infidelity, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My First Mister (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Leelee Sobieski is brash, abrasive and vulnerable as a teenage child of divorce who hides her pain behind a mask of hard-edged gothic rebellion. Albert Brooks plays a man who is her total opposite, a precise and well-ordered menswear store owner of ...
Style: gothic, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: unlikely couple, friends, couples, high school, odd couple, job, misfit, friendship, romance, teenage life, hopes, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: mumblecore, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, workplace romance, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, couples, platonic, cards, weekend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, on the road, comedy of errors, destiny, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, impossible love, looking for love, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Get Well Soon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a popular talk-show host confronts his ex-girlfriend who is dating a cross-dresser.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, nothing goes right, fish out of water, romance, unlikely couple, media satire, couples, disorder, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, true love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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