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Broadcast News (1987)
 7.2
 31K
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, neurotic, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, journalism, workaholic, workplace romance, romance, tv news, media, tv show, love and romance, couples, workplace, unlikely couple, workplace situations, satire, journalist, friendship, unrequited love, male female relationship, television producer, slutty attitude, unlikely friendships, media satire, television, rape, prostitute ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 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 storytelling, dialogue, mentor, romance, runaway, catastrophe and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Broadcast News: He Said, She Said (1991), Morning Glory (2010), Working Girl (1988), How Do You Know (2010), Modern Romance (1981). 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, battle of the sexes, romance, workplace romance, workplace, couple relations, media, unlikely couple, couples, love, opposites attract, dating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
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 6.5
 78K
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, girls' night, teens
Plot: work ethic, workaholic, showbiz, coworker, media, relationship vs career, ambition, artists and showbiz, unsupportive coworkers, employer employee relationship, antisocial behavior, tv show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 56K
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, feel good, talky, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secretary, career woman, workplace romance, business, rise to the top, career, love and romance, wall street, boss, 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, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, love affair, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, lifestyle, wooing, revelation, ex athlete, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, couples, self discovery, breakup, fall in love, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, honest, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, employer employee relationship, unlikely couple, workplace romance, manipulation, workplace, dishonesty, nothing goes right, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, boston, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Little Black Book (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, teens
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, workplace situations, betrayal by friend, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, rise to the top, media satire, manipulation, hidden truth, betrayal, tv show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.9
 139K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, dating, romance, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: feel good, sentimental, sincere, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, best friends in love, friendship, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, love and romance, unlikely friendships, platonic, looking for love, opposites attract, romance, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1977, year 1982 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: romantic, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rabbi, love triangle, priest, catholicism, friendship, romance, love and romance, clergy, buddies, sexual tension, sexual attraction, celibacy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, girls' night
Plot: relationships, happy ending, romance, couple relations, love, divorce, women, infidelity, bittersweet, couples, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.1
 58K
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, sexy, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, italian restaurant, love and romance, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, looking for love, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, italy, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
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 ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, touching, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dog, writers, unlikely friendships, neighbor, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, looking for love, age difference, artist, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unsuccessful, satire, actor's life, youth, single parent, artists and showbiz, young heroes, family relations, showbiz, self discovery, parents and children, hollywood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, romance, rise and fall, looking for love, cons and scams, media, workplace, downfall, rise to the top, journalism, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: semi serious, humorous, mumblecore, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: group of friends, love triangle, relationships, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, weekend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 49K
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, girls' night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, best friends, roommate, love triangle, romance, twentysomething life, looking for love, graduation, youth, ambition, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, houston texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, teens
Plot: wedding, unrequited love, male female friendship, women, wedding preparations and rituals, screwball, friendship, unfulfilled love, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 14K
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, friends, media satire, workplace situations, crimes, workplace, satire, journalism, reporter, scoop ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: support group, starting over, romance, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, hopes, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
 7K
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, talky, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gym, workplace situations, workplace, romance, power relations, disorder, workplace romance, love and romance, life turned upside down, fall in love, unlikely couple, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas, texas, new york, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, feel good, sentimental, captivating, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, wall street, romance, workplace intrigue, workplace, family business, parents and children, unlikely couple, disorder, greed, satire, money ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new england, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 14K
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, newspaper editor, workaholic, newspaper, workplace, ambition, introspection, workplace situations, relationship vs career, sexism, photojournalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 5.9
 15K
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: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, couples, nightlife, romance, love and romance, sexual dysfunction, twentysomething life, singleness, looking for love, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
 83K
Spanglish (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: sincere, touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: single parent, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, relationship problems, parent child relationship, immigrants, chef, family relations, language barrier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, mexico, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, sexual dysfunction, showbiz, actor's life, romance, artists and showbiz, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace, fashion, unsuccessful, waiter ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, tragic love, romance, love and romance, workplace, rise to the top, ambition, media, workplace situations, love affair, tv show, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: miami, florida, usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, breakup, love and romance, comedy of errors, friendship, looking for love, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, male female relationship, best selling author ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Iris invites her friend Jack to stay at her family's island getaway after the death of his brother. At their remote cabin, Jack's drunken encounter with Hannah, Iris' sister, kicks off a revealing stretch of days.
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, island, love triangle, introspection, fall in love, friendship, relationships, death in the family, friends, casual sex, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), partners, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, battle of the sexes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%