Movies like Career Girls

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Career Girls (1997)
 7.1
 5K
Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, humorous, sincere, touching, semi serious, melancholic, bleak, harsh ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, best friends, friends, couple relations, realism, social differences, society, couples, introspection, coincidence, weekend, graduation, misfit, obesity, roommate, flashback, unlikely friendships, secrets, loneliness, drinking, life philosophy, dialogue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Career Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, loneliness, dialogue, culture clash, life philosophy and storytelling mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Career Girls: Secrets & Lies (1996), Naked (1993), High Hopes (1988), Life Is Sweet (1990), Bhaji on the Beach (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
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Secrets & Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A middle-aged London factory worker is shocked when the mixed-race daughter she gave up at birth decides to track her down. At first she denies she is her mother. All family members become emotional, as everyone's secrets are exposed.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, clever, serious ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, social worker, jealousy, family secret, working class, funeral, loneliness, parents and children, single parent, reconciliation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 31K
Naked (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Johnny flees Manchester for London, to avoid a beating from the family of a girl he has raped. There he finds an old girlfriend, and spends some time homeless, spending much of his time ranting at strangers, and meeting characters in plights very ...
Style: disturbing, witty, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rapist, stranger, roommate, humiliation, drifter, urban, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marijuana, alienation, robbery, sexual humiliation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.4
 4K
High Hopes (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering ...
Style: touching, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: working class, liberal, yuppie, babies and infants, friendship, hippie, culture clash, pregnancy, family relations, politics, social differences, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Life Is Sweet (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend's new restaurant and dotes on ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, sincere, compassionate, melancholic ...
Plot: working class, eating disorder, rebellious daughter, class differences, nothing goes right, family problems, eccentric family, family relations, society, human nature, family in crisis, compassion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Bhaji on the Beach (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, harsh, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, culture clash, coming of age, bus, gender, best friends, self discovery, youth, working class, family life, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 11K
Educating Rita (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rita, a 26 year old Scouse hairdresser with a sharp wit, is married to her childhood sweetheart, the feckless Denny. He wants a baby, she doesn't. She wants to discover herself, so she joins the Open University. Dr. Frank Bryant Is a ...
Style: witty, touching, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, self discovery, couples, infidelity, opposites attract, social differences, society, romance, hopes, university, literature, troubled marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
My Son the Fanatic (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pakistani taxi-driver Parvez and prostitute Bettina find themselves trapped in the middle when Islamic fundamentalists decide to clean up their local town.
Style: talky, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: culture clash, prostitute, immigrants, social differences, infidelity, friendship, opposites attract, couples, parents and children, teenage life, romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 3K
Funny Bones (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Tommy Fawkes wants to be a successful comedian but his Las Vegas debut is a failure. He goes back to Blackpool, UK, where his father, also a comedian started and where he spent the summers of his childhood. He starts to search for a partner, a comic ...
Style: humorous, clever, touching, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, couple relations, actor's life, introspection, starting over, self discovery, couples, eccentric family, friendship, love and romance, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Object of Beauty (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A valuable piece of art is stolen from a couple.
Style: talky, clever, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: society, social differences, couple relations, crumbling marriage, crime, crimes, love and romance, master and servant, mute or deaf, cons and scams, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 30K
The Big Chill (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, witty, clever ...
Plot: friendship, reunion, regret, midlife crisis, suicide, cocaine, yuppie, generation gap, funeral, group of friends, bat, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, injustice, couples, society, family relations, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 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, talky, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, singleness, gender, lifestyle, human nature, reunion, buddies, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary of his death and mull over their lives in the present and in flashback, revealing the truth behind their complicated lives. Who is the mysterious Joanne and what's the real story behind ...
Style: talky, clever, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, illegitimate son, jukebox, transvestism, small town, friendship, introspection, human nature, americana, lifestyle, society, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Peter's Friends (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter (Fry) gather at his newly inherited country house. Ten years ago, they all acted together in a Cambridge University student comedy troupe, but it's less clear how much they have in common ...
Style: sentimental, witty, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: weekend, friends, secret, reunion, new year's eve, adulthood, thirtysomething life, love and romance, hopes, family problems, singleness, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cemetery Junction (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1970s England, three blue-collar friends spend their days joking, drinking, fighting and chasing girls. Freddie wants to leave their working-class world but cool, charismatic Bruce and lovable loser Snork are happy with life the way it is. When ...
Style: stylized, humorous, atmospheric, inspirational, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, working class, friendship, small town, society, love and romance, social differences, old love, salesman, friends, factory, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Indian Summer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: reunion, camp, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, childhood sweetheart, buddies, instructor, weekend, camping, reunited friends, group of friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bleak Moments (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Moments from the uncompromisingly bleak existence of a secretary, her retarded sister, aloof and uneasy teacher boyfriend, bizzare neighbour and irritating workmate.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, gloomy, talky ...
Plot: restaurant, friendship, mentally challenged, couples, lifestyle, human nature, betrayal, optimism, unfulfillment, singleness, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 13K
Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, realistic, touching, gloomy, semi serious ...
Plot: bar, drinking, ice cream truck, alcohol, small town, mechanic, alcohol abuse, misfit, society, human nature, dull life, irresponsible ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.7
 4K
The Van (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in "Barrytown", a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. "Bimbo" Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with his buddy Larry. Due to Ireland's surprising ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, van, working class, family relations, friends, human nature, society, misfit, nothing goes right, parents and children, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 26K
Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, funeral, jealousy, friendship, therapist, lawyer, desperation, unrequited love, red wine, cooking, garden, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, paris france, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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 ...
Style: talky, realistic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, track and field, romance, friends, city life, couple relations, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, battle of the sexes, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 36K
Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: optimism, friendship, looking for love, social worker, goodhearted, elementary school, love and romance, hopes, roommate, selflessness, stranger, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. After that he travels to Long Island city where ...
Style: witty, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love, fish out of water, stalking, opposites attract, actor, gays and lesbians, friendship, obsessive love, gay, friends, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: london, new york, europe, usa, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Decline of the American Empire (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four very different Montreal university teachers gather at a rambling country house to prepare a dinner. Remy (married), Claude (a homosexual), Pierre (involved with a girlfriend) and Alain (a bachelor) discuss sex, the female body and their affairs ...
Style: talky, witty, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, weekend, academy, couples, couple relations, gays and lesbians, love and romance, battle of the sexes, human nature, radical, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: humorous, dark humor, clever, biting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, eating disorder, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, siblings relations, crimes, couple relations, boss and employee, politics, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 4K
Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: talky, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, french countryside, romance, midlife crisis, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, human nature, matchmaking, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, southern france, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 12K
With Honors (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Convinced he'll graduate with honors because of his thesis paper, a stuffy Harvard student finds his paper being held hostage by a homeless man, who might be the guy to school the young man in life.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, college, law school, graduation, college student, self discovery, youth, ambition, human nature, father son relationship, unlikely friendships, happy ending ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: massachusetts, campus, usa, harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, couples, family problems, self discovery, friends, family relations, introspection, human nature, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, college, anti war, protest, weekend, love and romance, twentysomething life, hopes, politics, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c., medical school, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Monster in a Box (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of Spalding Gray and his attempt to write a novel. It is a first person account about writing and living, and dealing with success while trying to be successful.
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: monologue, live performance, midlife crisis, writer's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, musician's life, media satire, obsessive quest, friends, media, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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