Movies like Career Girls

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Career Girls (1997)
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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, bittersweet, best friends, friends, couple relations, realism, social differences, society, couples, introspection, coincidence, graduation, weekend, strong female presence, misfit, female protagonist, obesity, roommate, flashback, unlikely friendships, secrets, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
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 friendship, mentor, life philosophy, catastrophe, dialogue, loneliness and culture clash mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Career Girls: Secrets & Lies (1996), High Hopes (1988), Life Is Sweet (1990), Educating Rita (1983), My Son the Fanatic (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Secrets & Lies (1996)
Genre: Comedy, 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, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: adoption, secret, dysfunctional family, jealousy, social worker, family secret, working class, funeral, loneliness, bittersweet, loss of parent, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
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100%
 7.4
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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, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: working class, yuppie, couples, family relations, liberal, realism, suburbs, politics, culture clash, pregnancy, couple relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, family relations, rebellious daughter, class differences, nothing goes right, family problems, society, human nature, family in crisis, eccentric family, compassion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.2
 12K
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, hopes, romance, society, social differences, couples, infidelity, opposites attract, university, literature, professor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, prostitute, taxi driver, alcohol abuse, opposites attract, parents and children, romance, infidelity, bittersweet, family relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, sentimental, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, restaurant, social differences, lifestyle, human nature, misfit, bittersweet, diner, couples, mentally challenged, optimism, betrayal ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, master and servant, cons and scams, crimes, crumbling marriage, mute or deaf, love and romance, performer's life, crime, couple relations, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 10K
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, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, family relations, injustice, parents and children, family problems, family in crisis, couple relations, unwanted pregnancy, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: talky, melancholic, light, satirical, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: culture clash, self discovery, social differences, family in crisis, female friendship, pregnancy, women, feminism, family relations, character study, life philosophy, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london, scotland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 33K
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, humiliation, roommate, drifter, urban, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marijuana, security guard, alienation, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: reunion, transvestism, jukebox, illegitimate son, small town, friendship, parents and children, innocence lost, human nature, introspection, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 32K
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, reunion, regret, midlife crisis, suicide, yuppie, generation gap, cocaine, funeral, group of friends, bittersweet, bat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, talky ...
Plot: weekend, friends, secret, reunion, new year's eve, adulthood, thirtysomething life, life is a bitch, family problems, singleness, unfulfilled love, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 27K
Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
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: psychological, emotional, sincere, touching, meditative ...
Plot: loneliness, jealousy, funeral, friendship, midlife crisis, unrequited love, suffering, desperation, family life, everyday life, dysfunctional character, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, paris france, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 37K
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: feel good, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: optimism, friendship, looking for love, elementary school, social worker, homeless, female friendship, love and romance, goodhearted, hopes, roommate, selflessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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 ⇓
32%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, gays and lesbians, gay, love, fish out of water, stalking, opposites attract, actor, friendship, obsessive love, writers, gender ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: london, new york, europe, england, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, touching, surreal, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: comedian, self discovery, friendship, actor's life, introspection, parents and children, haunted by the past, father son relationship, eccentricity, farce, creativity, couples ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: family life, parents and children, best friends, couple relations, friends, couples, little girl, friendship, elementary school, coming of age, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, old love, friendship, small town, society, love and romance, social differences, friends, salesman, factory, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: reunion, camp, friendship, childhood sweetheart, love and romance, couple relations, buddies, instructor, weekend, camping, reunited friends, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, bittersweet, couples, family problems, wilderness, human nature, introspection, best friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
 3K
Meantime (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, mentally challenged, skinhead, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, rich and poor, down on your luck, family in crisis, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, gloomy, sincere, contemplative, humorous ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, bar, drinking, ice cream truck, alcohol, small town, sexual content, self discovery, dull life, irresponsible, unemployment, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: witty, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, s&m, couples, battle of the sexes, couple relations, love and romance, human nature, radical, dishonesty, friendship, weekend, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 2K
Me You Them (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, destiny, fall in love, couples, adultery, runaway, bittersweet, society, pregnancy, village ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 13K
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, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, college, law school, homeless, graduation, college student, self discovery, ambition, human nature, youth, unlikely friendships, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 12K
Bagdad Cafe (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: desert, motel, friendship, starting over, tourist, social relations, fish out of water, wilderness, female protagonist, character study, transformation, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, nevada, germany, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Box of Moon Light (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, humorous, road movie, scenic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, stranger, free spirit, introspection, unfulfillment, friends, vandalism, infidelity, phone sex, engineer, life ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Long Way Down (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four lost souls decide to end their lives on the same night, New Year's Eve. When they meet unintentionally at the same suicide hotspot, they mutually agree to call off their plans for six weeks, forming an unconventional, dysfunctional family.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, new year, direction and purpose, introspection, coping, unfulfillment, petty job, group of strangers, dull life, cause and meaning, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%