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Broadcast News (1987)
 7.2
 26K
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, satire, journalist, friendship, male female relationship, unrequited love, tv news, television producer, unlikely friendships, network, media satire, television, drinking, slut ...
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 romance, runaway, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, love and romance and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Broadcast News: He Said, She Said (1991), How Do You Know (2010), Working Girl (1988), Modern Romance (1981), Picture Perfect (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, battle of the sexes, romance, workplace, couple relations, couples, unlikely couple, media, love, opposites attract, manipulative woman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ 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, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love affair, wooing, ambition, love and romance, fall in love, athlete's life, revelation, embarrassment, love story, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 50K
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, feel good, talky, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: business, career woman, workplace romance, rise to the top, secretary, love and romance, career, boss, cinderella story, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, couple relations, love and romance, couples, self discovery, fall in love, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: career woman, romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, love triangle, fall in love, workplace, power relations, nothing goes right, couple relations, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 126K
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, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, 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 ⇓
34%
 6.5
 70K
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, realistic, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ratings, work ethic, workaholic, relationship vs career, media, ambition, showbiz, coworker, unsupportive coworkers, employer employee relationship, antisocial behavior, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, male female friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1987, year 1977
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Little Black Book (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, workplace situations, couple relations, betrayal by friend, rise to the top, thirtysomething life, media satire, television show, manipulation, hidden truth, betrayal, doubt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 6K
Results (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two mismatched personal trainers' lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, talky, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, romance, workplace romance, disorder, love and romance, power relations, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, fall in love, love triangle, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, feel good, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, priest, rabbi, catholicism, friendship, romance, love and romance, clergy, buddies, sexual attraction, sexual tension, celibacy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 12K
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: humorous, talky, light, witty, captivating ...
Plot: newspaper, journalist, media, workplace, crimes, workplace situations, friends, media satire, satire, journalism, reporter, social satire ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, weekend, unfulfillment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, profanity, break up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 44K
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, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, love triangle, romance, roommate, youth, young lovers, twentysomething life, ambition, graduation, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unrequited love, wedding, women, wedding preparations and rituals, screwball, romance, friendship, best friends, love and romance, obsession, unfulfilled love, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, talk radio, romance, rise and fall, looking for love, cons and scams, journalism, rise to the top, unlikely couple, fall in love, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 47K
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, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, fall in love, looking for love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, proposal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, bittersweet, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, hopes, love affair, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, media, columnist, newspaper editor, workaholic, newspaper, workplace, introspection, workplace situations, ambition, relationship vs career, photojournalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, sentimental, captivating, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wall street, romance, workplace, workplace intrigue, fall in love, parents and children, unlikely couple, disorder, family business, greed, money, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: unsuccessful, satire, actor, artists and showbiz, youth, single parent, showbiz, actor's life, self discovery, hollywood, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, massage, female protagonist, elevator operator, masseur, brooklyn bridge, couple relations, parents and children, singleness, family relations, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, friendship, breakup, love triangle, looking for love, comedy of errors, couple relations, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Real Blonde (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.
Style: humorous, satirical, light, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: satire, actor's life, showbiz, romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, workplace situations, workplace, workplace romance, fashion, unsuccessful, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, brooklyn bridge, roommate, best friend, looking for love, couples, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, singleness, dull life, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, tragic love, romance, rise to the top, teaching the ways of the world, love affair, love and romance, anchor, workplace romance, workplace situations, media, workplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, pennsylvania, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, opposites attract, campaign, battle of the sexes, media, romance, workplace, store, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 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: love and romance, romance, religions or cults, hopes, satire, investigation, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, supernatural ability, anti war, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, love affair, infidelity, couples, looking for love, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, workplace romance, twentysomething life, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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