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Clockwatchers (1997)
 6.5
 4K
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, offbeat, biting, realistic, witty, semi serious, satirical, reflective ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, eating disorder, workplace, crimes, heist, investigation, friends, politics, couple relations, fighting the system, love and romance, couples, boss and employee, siblings relations, workplace situations, power relations, thief, party, fortune teller, secretary, bar, fired from the job, father daughter relationship, security camera ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, culture clash, brutality and loneliness mostly in Comedy, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Clockwatchers: The Daytrippers (1996), The Way Way Back (2013), The Green Butchers (2003), God Said, 'Ha!' (1998), Queens Logic (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, rooftop, drunkenness, chance meeting, infidelity, lifestyle, midlife crisis, self discovery, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Way Way Back (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Over the course of his summer break, a teenager comes into his own thanks in part to the friendship he strikes up with one of the park's managers.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, teenager, shyness, vacation, summer, loneliness, teenagers, adolescence, family problems, teenage life, youth, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Green Butchers (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Green Butchers (Danish: De grønne slagtere) is a black comedy featuring two butchers, Svend "Sweat" and Bjarne, who start their own shop to get away from their arrogant boss. Cannibalism is soon introduced to the plot, and further ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, friendship, butcher, losing-it hero, siblings relations, cooking and food, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, friends, family relations, business venture, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human nature, lifestyle, couple relations, parents and children, relationship vs career, siblings relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, family in crisis, love and romance, life is a bitch, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, gender, buddies, couples, looking for love, couple relations, singleness, gays and lesbians, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Year of the Dog (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.
Style: offbeat, touching, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: attempted murder, office, friendship, rescue, infidelity, friends, gays and lesbians, couple relations, siblings relations, workplace situations, singleness, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Critical Care (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters who are fighting over the care of their comatose father. But are they really fighting over their father's care, or over his $10 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, dark humor, biting, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, half sister, nun, legal, power relations, family problems, fighting the system, workplace, rebellion, family relations, family in crisis, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The House of Yes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's ...
Style: dark humor, clever, psychological, witty, talky ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, twins, parents and children, obsession, assassination, couples, family gatherings, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The continuing adventures of the barbers at Calvin's Barbershop. Gina, a stylist at the beauty shop next door, is now trying to cut in on his buisness. Calvin is again struggling to keep his father's shop and traditions alive--this time ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fighting the system, love and romance, friends, family relations, boss and employee, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, workplace, workplace romance, friendship, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 2K
Price Check (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pete is a good guy who used to be cool. Once living his dream in the music industry, he now toils away in the pricing department of a failing supermarket chain to provide for his loving wife and young son. When Pete’s new boss, Susan, takes over ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: extramarital affair, couples, dishonesty, family life, workplace, boss and employee, couple relations, family relations, workplace situations, love and romance, infidelity, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 49K
Irrational Man (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: teachers and students, college, depression, love affair, love and romance, mystery, character study, loneliness, unlikely friendships, moral ambiguity, redemption, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 1K
Guantanamera (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering that life for both groups has many similarities as well as a ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, road movie ...
Plot: romance, family relations, couple relations, friends, love and romance, friendship, on the road, politics, human nature, obsessive quest, couples, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, spain, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 5K
Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: neurotic, humorous, witty, talky, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, youth, midlife crisis, family life, couples, eccentric family, looking for love, family problems, introspection, lifestyle, single parent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 956
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: yuppie, crumbling marriage, society, self discovery, filmmaking, breakup, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, starting over, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 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, realistic, dark humor, touching ...
Plot: comedian, self discovery, couples, eccentric family, love affair, starting over, introspection, actor's life, friendship, love and romance, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 5K
Girl 6 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexy, talky, humorous, surreal, absurd ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, neighbor, friendship, thirtysomething life, workplace situations, boss and employee, lifestyle, telephone operator, sexual fantasy, audition, actress, masturbation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
In the Company of Men (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two business executives--one an avowed misogynist, the other recently emotionally wounded by his love interest--set out to exact revenge on the female gender by seeking out the most innocent, uncorrupted girl they can find and ruining her life.
Style: psychological, disturbing, cynical, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, secretary, rivalry, friends, battle of the sexes, mind game, betrayal, revenge, cruelty, prejudice, sexism, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: telephone, masturbation, answering machine, friendship, self discovery, friends, couple relations, computers and web, love and romance, family relations, romance, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.8
 225K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, clever, satirical ...
Plot: office, workplace, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, dull life, unlikely criminals, blackmail, workplace situations, coworker relationship, party, friendship, corporate world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mother (Bill Cosby), Jugs (Raquel Welch) & Speed (Harvey Keitel) work for a ambulance company competing for a L.A. city contract.
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, workplace situations, nothing goes right, rivalry, underdog, fighting the system, disorder, buddies, partners, contests and competitions, chase, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuart Smalley, the Saturday Night Live character, comes to the big screen. Stuart, the disciple of the 12 step program, is challenged by lifes injustices.
Style: humorous, dark humor, touching, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, farce, addiction, eccentric family, self discovery, couples, family life, disorder, rehabilitation, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 8K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, human nature, society, misfit, suburbs, family problems, teenage life, homeless, coming of age, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 1K
Haiku Tunnel (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Josh is the consummate temp employee, avoiding all long-term connections and responsibilities, both at work and in his personal life. However, by the time his agency places him at the Schuyler & Mitchell law firm, Josh is tired of his ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: workplace, fish out of water, boss and employee, nothing goes right, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, down on your luck, disorder, obnoxious boss, fighting the system, introspection, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, touching ...
Plot: social differences, dishonesty, couples, family problems, power relations, heist, crime, couple relations, mute or deaf, master and servant, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 185K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, elderly, workplace situations, intern, family, mentor, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes, loneliness, prejudice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 7K
Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: poet, fame, money, politics, writer's life, murder, love and romance, suburban life, siblings relations, life is a bitch, family relations, working class ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 5K
The Hospital (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.
Style: dark humor, talky, clever, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: murder, hospital, chaos, sexual dysfunction, fighting the system, workplace intrigue, doctors and patients, introspection, alcohol abuse, human nature, innocence lost, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 7K
Tin Men (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A minor car accident drives two rival aluminum-siding salesmen to the ridiculous extremes of man versus man in 1963 Baltimore.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: friendship, car accident, uninhibited rivalry, friends, cons and scams, vengeance, hostility, competition, adultery, revenge, seduction, volkswagen beetle ...
Time: 1960s, 50s, 20th century, 60s
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 4K
Party Girl (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Although Mary has little income, she still finds ways to spend her nights at clubs. After being arrested for throwing an illegal rave, she asks her aunt Judy for bail money. Judy then finds Mary a job at her library so that Mary can repay her. ...
Style: offbeat, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lebanese, party, library, librarian, coming of age, opposites attract, youth, society, misfit, social differences, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 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, gloomy, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: bar, drinking, small town, unemployment, life is a bitch, irresponsible, down on your luck, love and romance, hopes, dull life, social misfits, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%