Movies like Brown Sugar

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Brown Sugar
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both discovered hip-hop for the first time. Now that they're back together, they should be perfect for each other, except that Dre's about to marry lawyer Reese and Sidney claims not to be interested in Dre romantically. Meanwhile, Dre is growing increasingly restless with his company's focus on profit over artistry, which leads to signing the gimmicky duo Ren and Ten while ignoring the talented Chris
Style: clever, feel good, semi serious, romantic, humorous, realistic, sexy, touching, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, romance, friendship, infidelity, music, love story, marriage, love, relationships, looking for love, wedding, fall in love, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, mentor, interracial romance, couples, friends, writers, catastrophe, best friends, unlikely friendships, journalism, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco
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Love Jones
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Love & Basketball
Drama, Romance, Sport
USA
124 min.
 7.2
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Something New
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 99 min.
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How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: feel good, talky, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
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Waiting to Exhale
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 ...
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Place: arizona, usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: follow your dream, romance, mentor, dancing, friendship, ambition, jealousy, contests and competitions, dance school, marriage, rags to riches, couple relations ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
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Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Charley Pearl, wealthy heir and gadabout, is slated to marry Adele, the daughter of a Hollywood tycoon. But, during a wild bachelor party in Las Vegas, Charley strikes up a flirtation with nightclub crooner Vicki Anderson that soon leads to her ...
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Time: 90s
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
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Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: talky, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, france, new york, georgia ...
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System:   45%
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She's Having a Baby
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: clever, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, romance, marriage, self discovery, single parent, hospital, suburbs, wedding, relationships, couple relations, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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System:   45%
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A Lot Like Love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, destiny, love story, unfulfilled love, love, happy ending, fall in love, mentor, love and romance, relationships, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, los angeles, usa
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Bed of Roses
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems ...
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
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Place: new york, usa
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The Story of Us
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. They become romantic on board a ship sent to take them to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York three months later to see if ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, romantic ...
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Time: 90s
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Love & Basketball
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: basketball, romance, high school, friendship, sport, college, athlete's life, love story, multiple storylines, love, marriage, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1993, year 1981
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System:   40%
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