Movies like Bug 2002

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Bug (2002)
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Bug (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A small boy squashing an insect sets in motion a series of events, large and small, that include a lost restaurant reservation, a drunken fender-bender, disruption of basic cable television service, and more than one relationship falling apart. One person's disaster becomes another's boon, and vice versa--because a man loses his job, a young girl becomes the lead ballerina in the school play, which in turn causes the death of a pet pig. These characters weave around Los Angeles and each other as seemingly mundane events fall into place, putting them on a collision course with a common fate and one heroic act of competence.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, surreal, semi serious
Plot: couple relations, destiny, love and romance, hopes, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, cockroach, little boy, breakup, dysfunctional marriage, fortune cookie, restaurant owner
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and offbeat films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, unfulfillment, family problems and infidelity mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Bug: I Do & I Don't (2007), Boudu (2005), Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007), The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008), I Love You Too (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Do & I Don't (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A screwball comedy about a young couple that must endure premarital counseling and the horrific married couple they are assigned to.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, couples, screwball, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, wedding
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, crumbling marriage, rich and poor, love and romance, social relations, couples, disorder, misfit, social differences, infidelity, love triangle, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: offbeat, feel good, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: life is a bitch, twentysomething life, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, couple relations, lifestyle, urban, couples, looking for love, dog, male female relationship, september 11 2001 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: offbeat, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: family life, family problems, estrangement, homecoming, dysfunctional family, couples, eccentric family, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, couple relations, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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I Love You Too (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to ...
Style: touching, offbeat, semi serious, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couples, wooing, friendship, breakup, love and romance, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, friends, thirtysomething life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.8
 348
Staying Alive (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marianne (34) discovers that her boyfriend Håkon is having an affair. Supported by her best friend's revenge tips and wisdom, Marianne stumbles into her new life where she discovers that coziness is overrated and having fun is what matters.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, hopes, breakup, best friends, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, extramarital affair, revenge, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.7
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Happy Family (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A blocked screenwriter, Ezio (Fabio De Luigi), is trying to finish a story about two off-kilter families thrown together when their teenage children announce they’re getting married. So Ezio writes himself into the story with a romantic part—a ...
Style: realistic, surreal, semi serious, humorous
Plot: artists and showbiz, writer's life, unfulfillment, love and romance, disorder, family problems, couples, breakup, family relations, teenage love, screenwriter, dementia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.4
 602
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: offbeat, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: gun, neighbor, dull life, betrayal, dishonesty, social decay, disorder, couples, family problems, infidelity, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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RSO [Registered Sex Offender] (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There may be one thing worse than being a sex offender sent to prison: Being a sex offender released from prison. RSO tells the story of one offender's unlikely rehabilitation.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: society, down on your luck, life is a bitch, hopes, rehabilitation, fictional reality show, existentialism, gender roles
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee, workplace, couples, romance, cooking and food, heist, betrayal, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Mom's on Strike (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She was an overworked mom trying to get her family's attention. She didn't know she would become a national sensation.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: rebellion, feminism, battle of the sexes, rebelliousness, gender, family problems, couples, family life, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy newlywed marriage counselor's views on wedded bliss get thrown for a loop when she finds out her parents are getting divorced.
Style: sentimental, sexy, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family relations, renewed love, parents separation, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A presumed-dead man's current wife and former wives squabble over his funeral arrangements.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: womanizer, funeral, couples, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, death, wife, marriage, sailing, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Love is in the Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Couple Andrea and Giulia, an outwardly successful couple, are having problems in the bedroom. When Giulia invites Max, an old friend from high school, to stay in the family home with their teenage son, some new attitudes begin to form.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, sexual relations, love and romance, family problems, couples, dishonesty, coming of age, transsexual, crumbling marriage, breakup, midlife crisis, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Madame Irma (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Francis, who is in his forties, manages the French subsidiary of an American high-tech company. But the shareholders suddenly decide to close it. Depressed by the idea of being unemployed and the prospect of losing his second wife, Francis decides ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, cynical, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: unemployment, gender bending, couples, social relations, midlife crisis, unlikely couple, love and romance, impossible love, hidden identity, lifestyle, prediction, fortune teller ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Kwik Stop (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two strangers discover you really can find anything at a convenience store -- even love. An aspiring actor stuck in a small town who has big plans of moving to Hollywood so he can strike it rich. One night, while on his way into a corner store, he ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: friends, on the road, couples, odd couple, couple relations, fall in love, crimes, unlikely criminals, romance, love and romance, small town, bus station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Aleksandra and Cyrille, a prominent, trendy, and very well-off Parisian couple, whose life is not quite the same after seven-year-old Alekseï from Russia suddenly pops up in their 100% cashmere, childless home. Aleksandra soon realises ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, biting
Plot: disorder, couples, family problems, family relations, life turned upside down, family in crisis, celebrity culture, couple relations, adoption, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Traci Townsend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful and successful journalist, interviews her three previous boyfriends, to find out why they never proposed. Each distinctly different interview, comically teaches Traci more about herself than she would care to know.
Style: semi serious, witty, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: singleness, love and romance, romance, couples, showbiz, journalism, woman, journalist, lesbian kiss, slice of life, vibrator, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Girl Most Likely (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A failed New York playwright stages a suicide in an attempt to win back her ex, only to wind up in the custody of her gambling-addict mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, faked death, custody, family relations, unsuccessful, failed attempt, fall in love, nothing goes right, couple relations, down on your luck, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
All About My Bush (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Allt om min buske är en sexkomedi i trädgårdsmiljö om oväntade kärleksförbindelser och avgrundsdjup svartsjuka. Det vackra och välbärgade paret Nils och Karin flyttar in med sin dotter Barbro i det exklusiva villaområdet. I huset intill ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, humorous, realistic
Plot: love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, suburban life, couples, suburbs, love affair, family relations, male nudity, public urination, pubic hair, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her, he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexual
Plot: couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, love triangle, infidelity, college, topless, lesbian sex, lesbian kiss, bikini
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 298 min.
Story: "Smoking" and "No Smoking" are two segments of the film which are based on closely connected plays. The original plays covered eight separate stories, which have been pared down to three each for these movies. At a certain point ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, human nature, village, couples, destiny, infidelity, road not taken, multiple storylines, choice, crisis of conscience ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Dog Problem (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the film, Solo is a down-on-his-luck writer who is encouraged by his psychiatrist to get a dog. Solo meets his love interest, who he assumes to be a dog owner when meeting her at a dog play park, but dog problems stand in their way.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: stripper, nothing goes right, writer's life, romance, friendship, therapy, couples, pets, disorder, self discovery, love and romance, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: unfulfillment, parents and children, golden years, nothing goes right, estrangement, elderly, infidelity, obsession, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family problems, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Martins (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Out of work, scrounger Robert Martin lives with his dysfunctional family - long suffering wife accident prone son and pregnant teenage daughter in a shabby house next door to a giant shopping center in the London suburbs. The Martins are the family ...
Style: cynical, humorous, clever, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: working class, dysfunctional family, social relations, figment, family relations, obsession, parole officer, couples, eccentric family, family problems, contests and competitions, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Television director/producer Michael Pressman mounts a production of Frankie and Johnny in the Clare de Lune starring his wife, Lisa Chess. But their attempts to stage the play and work on their marriage keep running afoul, and everything's ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, talky
Plot: actor's life, human nature, love triangle, couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, chess, competition, casting, marital problem, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
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Walter (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A ticket-taker at the local cinema believes he is the son of God. He has agreed to decide the eternal fate of everyone he comes in to contact with.
Style: semi serious, surreal, offbeat, humorous
Plot: cause and meaning, supernatural, destiny, workplace romance, workplace, hopes, love and romance, workplace situations, imaginary, god
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Director Lawrence Turman's 1971 drama examines a young couple's unhappy marriage.
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: voyeurism, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, crumbling marriage, reunion, infidelity, family relations, espionage, dishonesty, couples, family problems, obsession ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Festival in Cannes (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, talky, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, celebrity culture, media satire, desire for fame, rise to the top, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cannes, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Pittsburgh (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread a surprisingly elegant line between genuine documentary and ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, theater, showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, celebrity culture, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, couple relations, media, couples, audition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%