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Broadcast News (1987)
 7.2
 25K
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: realistic, talky, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, melancholic, witty, clever, satirical, interesting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, journalism, workaholic, romance, workplace romance, media, tv show, love and romance, couples, workplace, unlikely couple, workplace situations, journalist, friendship, male female relationship, unrequited love, tv news, unlikely friendships, network, media satire, television, drinking, slut, kiss, airport ...
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 romantic films with plots about love and romance, romance, dialogue, mentor, runaway, couples and storytelling mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Broadcast News: Working Girl (1988), How Do You Know (2010), He Said, She Said (1991), Picture Perfect (1997), Modern Romance (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 48K
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: captivating, humorous, talky, feel good, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: career woman, business, rise to the top, workplace romance, love and romance, career, secretary, boss, cinderella story, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, love affair, wooing, ambition, fall in love, love and romance, athlete's life, revelation, embarrassment, love story, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, workplace, urban, media, columnist, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, career woman, manipulations, nothing goes right, love triangle, dishonesty, power relations, workplace, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, couples, self discovery, breakup, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 1982, year 1987, year 1977
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 68K
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: ratings, work ethic, workaholic, relationship vs career, media, showbiz, ambition, unsupportive coworkers, coworker, employer employee relationship, antisocial behavior, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.9
 123K
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, humorous, sincere, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, age difference, mistress, love triangle, divorce, city life, crumbling relationship, dating, adultery, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.6
 43K
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, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, love triangle, romance, roommate, twentysomething life, looking for love, ambition, youth, young lovers, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, priest, rabbi, catholicism, friendship, romance, love and romance, clergy, sexual attraction, sexual tension, buddies, celibacy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, romantic, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: women, unrequited love, wedding, screwball, romance, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, best friends, wedding preparations and rituals, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: humorous, semi serious, mumblecore, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, weekend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, break up, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: support group, starting over, romance, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, hopes, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, female protagonist, brooklyn bridge, hopes, love affair, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, singleness, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ 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, betrayal by friend, rise to the top, media satire, thirtysomething life, manipulation, television show, hidden truth, betrayal, doubt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, tragic love, romance, tv show, love affair, rise to the top, love and romance, workplace situations, teaching the ways of the world, ambition, workplace, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 12K
Delicacy (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, workplace romance, love affair, office romance, love and romance, love, fall in love, love triangle, romance, cafe, swedish, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 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, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, media, campaign, romance, love triangle, workplace, thirtysomething life, workplace romance, love and romance, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, breakup, friendship, looking for love, dishonesty, couple relations, battle of the sexes, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, roommate, best friend, brooklyn bridge, looking for love, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, singleness, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 34K
Sabrina (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, romance, millionaire, love triangle, fall in love, love, workaholic, couple relations, love and romance, forbidden love, family relations, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: long island, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wall street, romance, family business, workplace, fall in love, workplace intrigue, love and romance, parents and children, unlikely couple, family relations, workplace romance, take over ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 5.5
 24K
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: feel good, semi serious, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, opposites attract, buddies, boss and employee, unlikely couple, workplace, power relations, looking for love, success, african american protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, couples, starting over, love and romance, thirtysomething life, breakup, looking for love, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 14K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, romance, love and romance, couples, nightlife, sexual dysfunction, looking for love, hopes, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: horse ranch, small town, starting over, single parent, single mother, romance, friendship, divorce, small town life, couples, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: travel, hopes, starting over, couples, opposites attract, breakup, dysfunctional character, love and romance, romance, sibling relationship, dysfunctional family, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 9K
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, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, love and romance, buddies, couples, friends, infidelity, stripper, brooklyn bridge, bachelor party, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who's moved into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, millionaire, cat, broken engagement, romance, looking for love, love triangle, jazz, free spirited, social climbing, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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