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Broadcast News (1987)
 7.2
 24K
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: witty, clever, realistic, talky, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, satirical, interesting, intellectual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, workaholic, journalism, romance, love and romance, workplace romance, couples, network, media, tv show, workplace, unlikely couple, media satire, workplace situations, journalist, television, friendship, male female relationship, unrequited love, airport, rivalry, race against time, reunion, work ethic, news report ...
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 realistic, semi serious, humorous and talky films with plots about runaway, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, romance, catastrophe and life philosophy 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), Morning Glory (2010), Picture Perfect (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, athlete, revelation, embarrassment, love story ...
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, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, workplace, media, urban, workplace romance, columnist, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, couples, fall in love, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 67K
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: work ethic, workaholic, media, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition, ratings, coworker, unsupportive coworkers, employer employee relationship, antisocial behavior, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: feel good, talky, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, career woman, couple relations, dishonesty, fall in love, workplace, love triangle, power relations, manipulations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 42K
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: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, love triangle, romance, roommate, twentysomething life, graduation, ambition, looking for love, young lovers, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 47K
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: clever, captivating, talky, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, business, workplace romance, rise to the top, cinderella story, workplace, love triangle, wall street, female protagonist, secretary, career, boss ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: touching, realistic, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, female protagonist, brooklyn bridge, parents and children, family relations, couple relations, couples, love affair, loss of daughter, love and romance, hopes, singleness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, sincere, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, male female friendship, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 5K
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, witty, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, media, battle of the sexes, campaign, romance, journalism, rivalry, love triangle, workplace, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, introspection, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Little Black Book (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, Stacy -- who works for a talk show -- becomes a bona fide snoop. With her colleague, Barb, Stacy gets the names of Derek's ex-lovers and interviews them, supposedly for an ...
Style: cynical, humorous, romantic, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, workplace situations, couple relations, rise to the top, media satire, thirtysomething life, manipulation, television show, hidden truth, betrayal, doubt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, witty, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: unsuccessful, actor, actor's life, showbiz, hollywood, single parent, self discovery, youth, family relations, artists and showbiz, parents and children, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Up Close & Personal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Tally Atwater has a dream: to be a prime-time network newscaster. She pursues this dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Warren Justice is a brilliant, hard edged, veteran newsman. He sees Tally has talent and becomes ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, tragic love, romance, anchor, workplace romance, teaching the ways of the world, workplace situations, love and romance, rise to the top, love affair, tv show, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, philadelphia, florida, pennsylvania, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, screwball, romance, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, wedding preparations and rituals, unfulfilled love, love and romance, best friends, obsession, women, male female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, touching, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: support group, starting over, thanksgiving, love triangle, hopes, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, love affair, self discovery, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, humorous, biting ...
Plot: journalism, newspaper man, journalist, newspaper, friends, verbal byplay, retiring, media satire, crimes, workplace situations, media, law enforcer killer ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: clever, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couples, dishonesty, espionage, parents and children, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace intrigue, family relations, fall in love, take over, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new england, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7.1
 43K
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: sentimental, clever, humorous, talky, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, romance, infidelity, couples, fall in love, ethnic, eccentric family, looking for love, dishonesty, parents and children, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 121K
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: intellectual, talky, witty, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, age difference, mistress, divorce, love triangle, dating, lolita, adultery, city life, crumbling relationship, friendship, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: humorous, clever, talky, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, love triangle, comedy of errors, impossible love, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 8K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, love and romance, friends, couples, buddies, infidelity, black romance, college friend, brooklyn bridge, bachelor party ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 2K
Touch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.
Style: cynical, realistic, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, religions or cults, hopes, investigation, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, media, journalism, supernatural ability, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Accidental Tourist (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: touching, sentimental, talky, clever, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: travel, love and romance, spouse leaving, win over, hopes, opposites attract, breakup, separated, starting over, romance, confinement indoors, dysfunctional character ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Murphy's Romance (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, starting over, single parent, single mother, horse ranch, romance, friendship, divorce, fall in love, social relations, small town life, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, realistic, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, workaholic, columnist, media, newspaper, newspaper editor, workplace, murder, power relations, boss and employee, relationship vs career, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, cards, weekend, lifestyle, platonic, love and romance, twentysomething life, couple relations, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, touching, clever, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, twentysomething life, couple relations, friends, passionate interest, singleness, sexual relations, love and romance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Straight Talk (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Honest and straightforward small-town Shirlee Kenyon chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago. Accidentally having to host a radio problem phone-in show, it is clear she is a natural and is hired on the spot. But the station insists she call ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, talk radio, romance, small town, media satire, workplace situations, rise to the top, city life, unlikely couple, small town life, couples ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 23K
Boomerang (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, opposites attract, buddies, unlikely couple, boss and employee, power relations, workplace, looking for love, success, african american protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%