Movies like The Brothers McMullen

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The Brothers McMullen (1995)
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The Brothers McMullen (1995)
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: witty, talky, realistic, touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, intense, interesting, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, true love, irish catholic, friendship, friends, family relations, couple relations, religions or cults, love and romance, fall in love, temptation, love affair, abortion, society, small town life, couples, working class, small town, siblings relations, relationship vs career, best friend, irish, marriage, guilt, religion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island, ireland, boston, california

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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 love and romance, couples, mentor, relationships, life philosophy, culture clash and couple relations 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), Two Family House (2000), The Groomsmen (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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She's the One (1996)
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: humorous, sincere, semi serious, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, opposites attract, siblings relations, love affair, sibling relationship, love of one's life, wedding, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
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95%
No Looking Back (1998)
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, sincere, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, friendship, love triangle, waitress, working class, romance, friends, homecoming, haunted by the past, family relations, social relations, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas, new york
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80%
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
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: talky, witty, clever, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, dentist, romance, love triangle, couples, dishonesty, wannabe, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, twentysomething life, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Two Family House (2000)
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, humorous, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: working class, island, society, human nature, americana, life is a bitch, love and romance, couple relations, down on your luck, couples, pregnancy, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Groomsmen (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A groom (Ed Burns) and his four attendants wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, thirtysomething life, introspection, love and romance, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, hopes, romance, friends, couples, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, friends, buddies, couples, infidelity, bachelor party, brooklyn bridge, black romance, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: urban, couples, siblings relations, love and romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, city life, newlyweds, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, teenage life, love and romance, siblings relations, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, brooklyn bridge, female protagonist, singleness, couple relations, couples, family relations, infidelity, loss of daughter, love affair, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, best friends, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, feminism, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, self discovery, starting over, male female relationship, restaurant, life philosophy, love, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Nice Guy Johnny (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiance. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a weekend in the Hamptons into an eye-opening fling for his ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis player, beach, job interview, womanizer, self discovery, overbearing, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, platonic, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, lifestyle, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, on the road, friendship, opposites attract, looking for love, couples, comedy of errors, love triangle, family relations, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, pregnant woman nude, working class, self discovery, best friends, single parent, opposites attract, youth, looking for love, couples, unfulfillment, singleness ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Jersey Girl (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: yuppie, opposites attract, love, family life, small town life, romance, working class, couples, urban, society, lifestyle, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
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42%
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Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, nothing goes right, social differences, society, pregnancy, nightclub, lifestyle change, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas, mexico, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 1987, year 1982, year 1977
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, interracial romance, unlikely couple, marriage, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, male female relationship, infidelity, destructive relationship, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 45K
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: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, looking for love, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, proposal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
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, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, parents and children, romance, gender, true love, youth, couple relations, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
 9K
Metropolitan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sparkling comedic chronicle of a middle-class young man’s romantic misadventures among New York City’s debutante society. Stillman’s deft, literate dialogue and hilariously highbrow observations earned this debut film an Academy Award ...
Style: talky, intellectual, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, philosophy, social differences, radical, society, urban, best friends, manners, couples, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 8K
Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, intense, clever ...
Plot: romance, rise to the top, showbiz, ambition, friendship, couples, performer's life, stand up comedian, family, creativity, redemption, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, medical school, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 2K
Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: witty, clever, sexual, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, friendship, lesbian, homosexuality, family relations, friends, psychopath, society, lifestyle, gender, teenage love, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, countryside, ballet, rehearsal, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, fall in love, romance, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: horse ranch, small town, starting over, single parent, single mother, romance, friendship, divorce, small town life, couples, americana, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, friendship, dishonesty, family problems, breakup, fall in love, romance, couple relations, age difference, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%