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, surreal, semi serious, clever, offbeat, realistic
Plot: destiny, love and romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, hopes, couples, down on your luck, cockroach, multiple storylines, obsessive compulsive disorder, little boy, restaurant owner, breakup, dysfunctional marriage, fortune cookie
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, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, family problems and infidelity mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Bug: Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011), Happy Family (2010), Love is in the Air (2012), Marie and Bruce (2004), Special Delivery (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, true love, love and romance, renewed love, couples, family relations, family problems, parents separation, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, in laws ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 6.6
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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: semi serious, surreal, humorous, realistic, non-linear
Plot: breakup, love and romance, writer's life, teenage love, sexual content, family relations, couples, disorder, family problems, nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: family problems, crumbling marriage, family relations, couples, infidelity, sexual relations, breakup, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, transsexual, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, humorous, biting ...
Plot: couple relations, introspection, dysfunctional family, family problems, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, urban, city life, couples, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Special Delivery (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unexpected phone call from a certain Kirsch sets off a crisis between Catherine and Raphaël that will affect all those around them, be they close friends or casual acquaintances.
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous
Plot: love triangle, romance, couple relations, cause and meaning, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, misunderstanding, unfulfillment, dealing with death, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a mission to loosen up, a miser's sets about buying a house in the country for his family.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: nothing goes right, family life, couples, couple relations, family problems, domestic disturbance, family in crisis, countryside, husband wife relationship, silly humor, unfulfillment, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: hopes, family problems, couples, homecoming, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couple relations, eccentric family, parents and children, estrangement, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: surreal, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, workplace situations, imaginary, love and romance, hopes, destiny, workplace, workplace romance, god, cause and meaning, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 1K
Boudu (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fish out of water, social differences, social relations, rich and poor, misfit, couple relations, couples, disorder, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, semi serious, talky, witty, clever ...
Plot: actor's life, betrayal, friendship, couples, desire for fame, rise to the top, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, filmmaking, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: riviera, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.4
 647
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: realistic, biting, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: satire, suburbs, neighbor, gun, criminal heroes, unsupportive spouse, suburban life, unfulfillment, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, twentysomething life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sincere, witty, humorous, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, love and romance, showbiz, couples, romance, singleness, journalist, interview, jealousy, lesbian kiss, flashback, ice cream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, couple relations, twentysomething life, performer's life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, urban, male female relationship, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, partners, couples, small town life, unlikely partners, romance, small town, hopes, unlikely couple, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charles Swan III, a successful graphic designer, has it all: fame, money and devilish charm that have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. But when a perplexing beauty named Ivana suddenly ends their relationship, Charles is left heartbroken. ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: breakup, couples, disorder, unfulfilled love, love and romance, life turned upside down, down on your luck, love, ex girlfriend, brother sister relationship, break up, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 398
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, infidelity, hopes, breakup, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, strong female presence, female director, best friends, bittersweet, unfulfillment, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: voyeurism, stock broker, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, relationship vs career, sexual relations, reunion, obsession, espionage, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: feminism, gender, family problems, family, battle of the sexes, rebellion, family life, couple relations, rebelliousness, family relations, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 648
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: hidden identity, social relations, couples, unemployment, lifestyle, love and romance, gender bending, fortune teller, loss of job, con men, unlikely couple, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Opera Lover (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A middle-aged produce salesman finds his love of opera and singing reawakened when his childhood love returns to town.
Style: humorous, psychological, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfillment, romance, crumbling marriage, hopes, love and romance, screwball, couples, family problems, lovers reunited, love affair, working class, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, human nature, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, friends, couples, unfulfillment, female director, trousers, cellist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Before it was a movie, it was a theatrical phenomenon! When Helen learns that her husband is leaving her for her best friend, the women in her family are ready with advice. Her devout mother preaches strength and forgiveness, while her parolee ...
Style: emotional, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: starting over, life turned upside down, couple relations, family problems, breakup, couples, human nature, human spirit, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, hopes, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friendship, buddies, couple relations, breakup, wooing, society, thirtysomething life, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, friendship, love affair, family life, couple relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, workplace, husband wife relationship, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Saturday (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One more Saturday in a desolate Buenos Aires hard to recognize. Six young people that try to avoid their solitude by complicating their daily routes, unsuccessfully looking for a glance that changes something or a new sensation that reveals them ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: love and romance, breakup, love affair, couples, solitude, pregnancy, village, forbidden love, journalism, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 3K
Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, reunion, on the road, couples, breakup, female director, wedding, strong female presence, cross country, writers, misogynist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Two Million Stupid Women (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A handful of insults and fighting best friends, not quite the Birthday presents every girl hopes for. Melissa s not every girl. She is determined to collect insults from all of her past boyfriends before her birthday night is over. But her journey ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, love and romance, best friends, friends, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, lovers reunited, alcohol abuse, birthday, breakup, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
2 Autumns, 3 Winters (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At 33, Arman has decided to change his life. He starts by running. It’s a good start. Amélie carries on with her life. She runs, as well. The first encounter is a shock. The second is a stab in the heart.
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, talky, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, fall in love, life turned upside down, couples, best friends, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, bittersweet, friendship, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: rehabilitation, society, hopes, life is a bitch, down on your luck, existentialism, fictional reality show, sex maniac, brother brother relationship, gender roles, brother sister relationship, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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