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Broadcast News (1987)
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Broadcast News
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, romantic, sentimental, satirical, interesting, intellectual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: journalism, romance, television, love triangle, workaholic, unlikely couple, friendship, relationships, dialogue, happy ending, mentor, obsession, manipulation, unlikely friendships, reality tv, workplace romance, complex characters, media satire, honest, greed, tv show, love and romance, love story, business, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Manhattan
Comedy, Drama, Romance
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As Good as It Gets
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
139 min.
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Modern Romance
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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How Do You Know
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.
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Place: usa, new jersey
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Living Out Loud
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, talky ...
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He Said, She Said
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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, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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I'll Do Anything
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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, australia
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: clever, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
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Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
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Manhattan
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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.
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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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 ...
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    User:   69%
 
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Turtle Diary
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they plan to steal two of the turtles and free them into the ocean.
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Place: england, europe, london, new jersey, atlantic ocean
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    User:   57%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having trouble too, and thinks it would be best if the two would just split up. After the break up, Macon meets a ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
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    User:   59%
 
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Country: USA
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Audience: date night, chick flick
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Say Anything...
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: realistic, witty, touching, semi serious, romantic ...
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Audience: chick flick
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Place: new york, usa, new orleans
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System:   49%
    User:   51%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
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Drinking Buddies
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: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
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Country: USA
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Time: contemporary
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    User:   45%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain, milan italy ...
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System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
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Enough Said
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, clever, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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System:   41%
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The Brothers McMullen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, love, irish, marriage, small town, relationships, guilt, dialogue driven, brothers, dialogue, siblings relations, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, ireland, boston, california ...
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
Celeste & Jesse Forever
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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System:   38%
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Picture Perfect
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, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
Children of a Lesser God
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: disability, romance, teacher, love, mute or deaf, school, love story, relationships, loneliness, mentor, couple relations, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
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System:   38%
    User:   44%
 
 7.5
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Dogfight
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Eddie Birdlace is an 18-year-old Marine Corps volunteer who is about to ship out with three of his buddies for a tour of duty in Viet Nam. Planning a massive blowout for their last night in San Francisco, Eddie, his buddies, and ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, clever, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, romance, innocence lost, vietnam war, coming of age, love story, death, relationships, love and romance, runaway, period piece, women ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, asia, vietnam, usa ...
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System:   37%
    User:   31%
 

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