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, contemplative, intense, interesting ...
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, sexual content, brothers, best friend, irish, writers ...
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 couples, love and romance, mentor, couple relations, catastrophe, life philosophy and relationships mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Brothers McMullen: She's the One (1996), No Looking Back (1998), The Groomsmen (2006), Newlyweds (2011), Sidewalks of New York (2001). 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, semi serious, sincere, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, opposites attract, siblings relations, love affair, love of one's life, sibling relationship, wedding, husband wife relationship, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
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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, gloomy, sentimental, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, love triangle, waitress, old love, working class, romance, small town life, buddies, couples, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas, new york
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79%
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: humorous, sentimental, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, hopes, couple relations, friendship, buddies, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
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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, captivating, sincere, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, siblings relations, city life, friendship, society, urban, newlyweds
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: witty, stylized, sexy, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, lifestyle, looking for love, love affair, human nature, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, workplace, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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60%
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, feel good, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: working class, love and romance, couples, society, human nature, couple relations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, pregnancy, friendship, ambition, tenant ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: job interview, lifestyle, self discovery, love and romance, male female relationship, new job, beach, tennis player, society, mentor, friendship, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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: feel good, humorous, clever, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, friends, couple relations, love and romance, couples, buddies, infidelity, african american, friendship between men, college friend ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, romance, couple relations, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, bittersweet, introspection, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
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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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, love and romance, platonic, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, up and down relationship, unlikely friendships, love story, falling in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, feel good, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, fall in love, restaurant, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, masseur, massage, female protagonist, elevator operator, brooklyn bridge, relationships, couples, strong female presence, family relations, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), countryside, ballet, rehearsal, bittersweet, friends, yuppie, couples, sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, love and romance, best friends, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, thirtysomething life, love affair, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, romance, infidelity, love affair, family problems, battle of the sexes, introspection, dishonesty, friendship, support group, loneliness, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, breakup, crumbling marriage, friendship, family problems, dishonesty, age difference, human nature, couple relations, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, girls' night
Plot: friendship, platonic, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, best friends in love, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, childbirth, character study, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, architect, adultery, infidelity, sex, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, romance, relationships, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: diner, yuppie, opposites attract, love, small town life, family life, romance, working class, couples, family relations, stalking, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
⇓ 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, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, love, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
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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, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, social differences, society, nothing goes right, pregnancy, nightclub, lifestyle change, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, mexico, nevada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family problems, introspection, infidelity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, relationships, midlife crisis, dinner, starting over, honest, dialogue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
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Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, romance, family problems, eccentric family, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, family in crisis, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, new england, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, sincere, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, couples, hopes, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.1
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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, 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, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, sicily, sicily italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, showbiz, ambition, rise to the top, performer's life, friendship, couples, stand up comedian, family, creativity, redemption, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: debutante, high society, friendship, coming of age, philosophy, couples, radical, social differences, society, urban, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse ranch, small town, single parent, starting over, single mother, romance, friendship, divorce, couple relations, small town life, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%