Movies like The Brothers

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The Brothers (2001)
 6.4
 4K
The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to come to terms with their own issues of commitment and honesty...
Style: touching, romantic, melancholic, light, talky, humorous, sincere, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, relationships, singleness, battle of the sexes, friendship between men, male bonding, male friendship, african american, playboy, women, marriage, stereotypes, romance, track and field, friends, couple relations, love and romance, society, couples, buddies, city life, yuppie, twentysomething life, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey

Most similar movies to The Brothers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and feel good films with plots about couples, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, romance, relationships and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Brothers: Kissing Jessica Stein (2001), The Best Man (1999), Walkaway (2010), Two Can Play That Game (2001), LOL (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
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: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bisexual, friendship, lesbian romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, secret love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 9K
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 ⇓
65%
 6.4
 796
Walkaway (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Walkaway, a light-comedy drama, mocks the clutches of social obligations on young Indian professionals settled in New York City.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, couples, family relations, lifestyle, society, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Two Can Play That Game (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox sizzles as a woman scorned who plans to get her man back by any means necessary. In this comedy about players and those who "get played." As corporate overachiever and all-around fly chick Shanté Smith, Fox thinks she's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, romantic, satirical ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, romance, mind game, ambition, looking for love, guru, buddies, contests and competitions, couple relations, lifestyle, advice, mentor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 830
LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: talky, sincere, humorous, sexy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, friendship, introspection, youth, couple relations, computers and web, love and romance, human nature, misfit, urban, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 1K
Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wedding, gays and lesbians, love and romance, singleness, couple relations, friends, buddies, looking for love, couples, reunion, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, softball, new year's eve, romance, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), battle of the sexes, singleness, advertising, friends, thirtysomething life, passionate interest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, family problems, couples, introspection, crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, human nature, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, breakup, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Life Partners (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bond after one enters a serious relationship
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: lesbian, romance, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, couples, unlikely couple, friends, love and romance, couple relations, female friendship, friendship between women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
30 Years to Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: First of all, the title does not refer to someone sentenced to jail. It is a movie about 6 lifetime friends who are all hitting the big `3-0' together during the same year. Each one looks inside themselves to see where has my life gone and what ...
Style: humorous, sincere, witty, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, starting over, midlife crisis, society, human nature, lifestyle, buddies, looking for love, relationship vs career, romance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, looking for love, love and romance, breakup, comedy of errors, friendship, battle of the sexes, couple relations, dishonesty, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 6K
Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, friends, family relations, gender, twentysomething life, clergy, opposites attract, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Best Man Down (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newlywed couple cancels their honeymoon and returns to the snowy Midwest to make the funeral arrangements for their best man, who died unexpectedly after their ceremony.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: honeymoon, couple relations, friendship, newlyweds, drugs/alcohol, couples, dealing with death, wedding, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, teenager, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, friendship, best man, friends, wedding preparations and rituals, love and romance, couple relations, romance, buddies, couples, reunion, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, couples, starting over, love and romance, best friends in love, breakup, looking for love, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to like each other as friends
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friends, friendship, interracial relations, subway, police, human nature, teenage life, buddies, partners, couples, urban ghetto, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
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, melancholic, sweet, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, lifestyle, couples, writer's life, friendship, relationships, african american, singer, missing child, lost child, thirtysomething life, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: sexy, witty, clever, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, friendship, singleness, love and romance, gender, lifestyle, society, friends, family relations, opposites attract, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, homecoming, best friends, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, love and romance, twentysomething life, lifestyle, wedding ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: romantic, humorous, sentimental, realistic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: singleness, couple relations, romance, friendship, pregnancy, looking for love, drinking, breakup, bar, women, single, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 4K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, sex, lifestyle, opposites attract, writer's life, african american, honest, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, romance, infidelity, midlife crisis, lifestyle, sex, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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 ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 7.1
 18K
Diner (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: friendship, diner, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, adulthood, youth, couples, buddies, introspection, lifestyle, twentysomething life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Strictly Sexual (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two successful women, sick and tired of dating and relationships, decide to keep two young men in their pool house for strictly sexual purposes.
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for sex, cons and scams, romance, lifestyle, sexual relations, singleness, social differences, relationships, women, stereotypes, loneliness, sex aid ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 278
Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, psychological, touching ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, couples, friendship, friends, estrangement, lifestyle, unfulfillment, golden years, loneliness, aging, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, relationships, romance, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, weekend, unfulfillment, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 1K
Chance (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 'Chance' is a black comedy about how hard it is to find "the one". Mostly told from the point-of-view of a young, sexually aggressive woman, named Chance, whom according to her: "we're all out there looking for true ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, couples, wooing, romance, mother daughter relationship, singleness, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, love and romance, female director, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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