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Chaos Theory (2008)
 6.7
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Chaos Theory
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Frank Allen, a professional speaker who lectures on time management has a perfectly ordered and scheduled life, down to the minute. When his wife sets his clock forward 10 minutes as a joke, his day is thrown off. Deciding that his strictly ordered life has done him little good, he begins to make multiple choice index cards, choosing one at random and doing what is written on the card.
Style: humorous, touching, twists and turns, semi serious, feel good, realistic, dramatic, biting, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, romance, father daughter relationship, hospital, depression, human nature, adultery, love and romance, life philosophy, life, couples, storytelling, life & death, writer's life, infidelity, mentor, couple relations, existentialism, happy ending, redemption, solitude, pregnancy, dialogue, medical test, gun store ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey
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Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
118 min.
 7.4
Waitress
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
108 min.
 7.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about romance, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, life philosophy, dialogue and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Chaos Theory: A Lot Like Love (2005), The Last Kiss (2006), Waitress (2007), In Good Company (2004), She's Having a Baby (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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The Last Kiss
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, pregnancy, cheating, midlife crisis, sex, marriage, adultery, relationships, couple relations, drinking, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   88%
 
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Waitress
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   73%
 
In Good Company
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: realistic, clever, touching, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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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, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, romance, marriage, single parent, self discovery, suburbs, relationships, couple relations, family, friendship, destiny ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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System:   62%
    User:   56%
 
Nothing in Common
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: talky, touching, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Grumpy Old Men
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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System:   60%
    User:   63%
 
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Something's Gotta Give
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, aging, divorce, golden years, hospital, male nudity, age difference, love story, unlikely couple, relationships, women, opposites attract ...
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    User:   54%
 
 6.2
 22K
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, intellectual, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, pregnancy, death, adoption, hospital, father daughter relationship, relationships, drinking, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, new jersey, campus, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
Catch and Release
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, touching, romantic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, friendship, infidelity, starting over, relationships, wedding, hopes, love story, couples, stereotypes, friends, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey, los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, midlife crisis, divorce, crazy, womanizer, mentor, parenthood, adultery, marriage, drinking, infidelity, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   54%
 
 7.2
 32K
Adam
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, mental illness, autism, loneliness, social misfits, relationships, love story, disability, life & death, unlikely couple, asperger's syndrome, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   51%
    User:   43%
 
Definitely, Maybe
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1992 ...
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, campus, new jersey ...
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System:   49%
    User:   39%
 
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Murphy's Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
 6.0
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Fools Rush In
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, nevada, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
Living Out Loud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, loneliness, starting over, relationships, human nature, couple relations, life, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, hopes, friendship, dialogue ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
 6.3
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Cyrus
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcée finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Before long, the two are locked in a ...
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: romance, drinking, loneliness, couple relations, divorce, parents and children, male nudity, depression, love and romance, relationships, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
The Jane Austen Book Club
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, book, romance, literature, infidelity, teacher, jane austen, lesbian, drugs/alcohol, divorce, marriage, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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The Story of Us
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: divorce, romance, marriage, crumbling marriage, relationships, happy ending, introspection, love story, couple relations, destiny, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
Dan in Real Life
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: single father, romance, parenthood, father daughter relationship, single parent, love triangle, wedding, relationships, family drama, love story, family, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, rhode island, new jersey, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
Don Juan DeMarco
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, sexual, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, psychiatrist, love, mental illness, mental institution, womanizer, psychiatry, self discovery, marriage, love story, fantasy world, magic realism ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
Falling in Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, talky, clever, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, adultery, marriage, couple relations, love story, love, guilt, destiny, relationships, urban, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
How to Make an American Quilt
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, marriage, friendship, romance, coming of age, wedding, infidelity, women, self discovery, adultery, relationships, interracial romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: north carolina, usa, california, paris france
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
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Celeste & Jesse Forever
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, friendship, love, relationships, drugs/alcohol, starting over, gay, unlikely friendships, couple relations, urban, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
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System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Style: dark humor, touching, semi serious, gloomy, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: end of the world, road trip, apocalypse, romance, suicide, friendship, loneliness, adultery, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, on the road, relationships ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
In the Land of Women
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother and daughters who live across the street.
Style: touching, realistic, talky, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: cancer, romance, infidelity, friendship, love, teenager, mother daughter relationship, relationships, friends, death, hospital, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, new jersey, los angeles, michigan
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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 10K
The Divorce
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, infidelity, romance, wine, divorce, adultery, french, siblings relations, cheating, family, breakup, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, maine, paris france
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System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
Melinda and Melinda
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, jazz, suicide attempt, drugs/alcohol, crumbling marriage, writers, storytelling, couple relations, relationships, romance, tragedy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, barcelona spain
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 

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