Movies like The Brothers McMullen

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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 by and starring Edward Burns.
Style: talky, touching, realistic, witty, semi serious, sincere, humorous, intense, interesting, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, love, irish, marriage, small town, relationships, guilt, dialogue driven, brothers, dialogue, siblings relations, happy ending, infidelity, couples, multiple storylines, family bonds, drinking, writers, family relations, catholicism, honest, family, life philosophy, storytelling, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, ireland, boston, california, long island
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Two Family House
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, realistic, talky and semi serious films with plots about mentor, love and romance, couples, storytelling, life philosophy, catastrophe and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Brothers McMullen: She's the One (1996), No Looking Back (1998), Sidewalks of New York (2001), Living Out Loud (1998), Two Family House (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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She's the One
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, relationships, drugs/alcohol, unlikely couple, ethnic conflict, dialogue driven, dialogue, opposites attract, urban, adultery, writers, irish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
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No Looking Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Charlie returns to his old town where he meets his ex-girlfriend again and tries to get her back.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, romance, working class, school, starting over, human nature, relationships, introspection, friendship, couple relations, love triangle, character study ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
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Sidewalks of New York
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, witty, stylized ...
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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 ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, loneliness, starting over, relationships, human nature, couple relations, life, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, hopes, friendship, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Two Family House
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Buddy Visalo (Michael Rispoli) is a factory worker, a frustrated crooner who once had a shot at the big time. Buddy's dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed moneymaking schemes. His latest is buying a two-family ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: island, working class, friendship, life is a bitch, irish, culture clash, stereotypes, love and romance, redemption, unlikely friendships, segregation, dreams ...
Time: 90s, 1950s
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Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
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Duration: 105 min.
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    User:   37%
 
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Country: USA
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Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
Frankie and Johnny
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
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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: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
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Place: arizona, usa, texas
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System:   30%
    User:   25%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: realistic, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, divorce, couple relations, relationships, pregnancy, unlikely friendships, parenthood, marriage, thirtysomething life, love, drinking ...
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Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, witty, semi serious ...
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Happythankyoumoreplease
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, relationships, urban, twentysomething life, writers, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, dialogue, loneliness, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
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Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: talky, touching, clever, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
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Kissing Jessica Stein
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Torch Song Trilogy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
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Same Time, Next Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: clever, feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In LA's Fairfax district, where ethnic groups abound, four households celebrate Thanksgiving amidst family tensions. In the Nguyen family, the children's acculturation and immigrant parents' fears collide. In the Avila family, ...
Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, culture clash, jewish, food, cooking, lesbian, parents and children, interracial romance, divorce, family, multiple storylines, prejudice ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, ireland
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The Perez Family
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, destiny, dysfunctional family, love, prison, couple relations, love triangle, family, parents and children, society, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
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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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Benny & Joon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, romantic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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System:   25%
    User:   29%
 
Tortilla Soup
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, cooking, food, single father, parents and children, father daughter relationship, relationships, family, culture clash, siblings relations, family drama, sisters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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