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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, semi serious, clever, witty, realistic, offbeat, biting, satirical, reflective ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: office, friendship, workplace, eating disorder, boss and employee, couple relations, workplace situations, investigation, siblings relations, heist, fighting the system, politics, crimes, love and romance, couples, power relations, friends, photo booth, origami, insecurity, office politics, thief, secretary, fortune teller, revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and clever films with plots about friendship, couples, mentor, love and romance, dialogue, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Clockwatchers: Year of the Dog (2007), The Way Way Back (2013), The Daytrippers (1996), Queens Logic (1991), Price Check (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: office, friendship, rescue, infidelity, attempted murder, countryside, pets, obsessive quest, midlife crisis, workplace situations, misfit, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ 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, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, summer, teenager, vacation, coming of age, loneliness, shyness, coming-of-age, job, bicycle, neighbor, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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: clever, humorous, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, rooftop, chance meeting, crumbling marriage, suburbs, infidelity, self discovery, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 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: clever, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, friends, couples, human nature, reunion, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, boss and employee, infidelity, workplace romance, career woman, betrayal, workplace situations, power relations, workplace, couple relations, family life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, writer's life, cons and scams, teenage life, crimes, unfulfillment, friends, sex, photograph, controversy, gambler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, butcher, cannibalism, drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, brother, store, crimes, small town, partners, disorder, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 8K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, friends, infidelity, stripper, college friend, bachelor party, brooklyn bridge ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 923
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, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: yuppie, surrealism, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, breakup, unfulfillment, couples, rise and fall, self discovery, infidelity, unemployment ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, talky, dark humor, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, human nature, family in crisis, couples, family relations, ego clash, couple relations, parents and children, cancer, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: comedian, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, couples, family relations, friends, actor's life, starting over, introspection, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, las vegas, europe, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 2K
Bartleby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener" told in the setting of a modern office.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, clever, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: office, insubordination, mysterious character, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, disorder, gunshot ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.8
 220K
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: witty, clever, dark humor, talky, humorous ...
Plot: office, workplace, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, workplace situations, love and romance, dull life, rebelliousness, beach resort, coworker relationship, laziness, downsizing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, talky, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: incest, mental illness, twins, parents and children, dysfunctional family, white house, obsession, thanksgiving, suburbs, siblings relations, assassination, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: actor's life, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, workplace situations, filmmaking, love and romance, media, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
I Really Hate My Job (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: waitress, restaurant, buddies, aging, nothing goes right, hollywood, introspection, boss and employee, couple relations, friendship, workplace romance, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, clever, cynical ...
Plot: hospital, half sister, nun, doctors and patients, fighting the system, rebellion, power relations, legal action, siblings relations, family in crisis, workplace intrigue, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: clever, realistic, cynical, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: misogynist, dating, love, secretary, office, deafness, sexism, battle of the sexes, friendship, mind game, urban, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 783
Rick (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Rigoletto" retold at Christmas time in Manhattan's corporate world. Rick, an executive at Image, is a jerk to a woman applying for a job. That evening, he's out for drinks with his much younger boss, Duke, and the same women is ...
Style: dark humor, serious, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Plot: office, hitman, mind game, boss and employee, parents and children, workplace intrigue, couples, family problems, workplace, crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
It's Your Turn, Laura (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Une journée dans la vie d'un groupe de femmes qui se retrouvent chaque semaine depuis quinze ans dans la salle d'attente d'un médecin qui prétend arriver à les faire maigrir.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, gender, office, friends, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, eating disorder, food, radio, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 1K
Park (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Park takes place all in one day in a public park in Los Angeles, as 11 disaffected Angelenos find both love and loss in unexpected ways
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boss and employee, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, workplace romance, gender bending, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, pets ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, hip hop, drugs/alcohol, underdog, urban, family business, workplace situations, beauty salon, ambition, love and romance, rivalry, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, talky, clever, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, single parent, crumbling marriage, mother son relationship, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, road movie ...
Plot: human nature, on the road, romance, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, obsessive quest, politics, couples, family relations, friends, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 544
The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic
Plot: friendship, desert, couple relations, couples, friends, best friends, buddies, dealing with death, moral dilemma, disorder
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Sunshine Boys (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two aging comedians who acrimoniously dissolved their act eight years earlier must overcome their differences when they have the chance for a lucrative movie comeback.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: friendship, retirement, heart attack, odd couple, friends, golden years, betrayal, human nature, siblings relations, reunion, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 2K
All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: obsession, crumbling marriage, store, suburbs, suburban life, gays and lesbians, society, unfulfillment, family problems, crimes of passion, lolita, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 6K
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: talky, stylized, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: fame, murder, money, politics, poet, writer's life, eccentric family, society, suburbs, alcohol, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: semi serious, clever, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, fall in love, single, career woman, love and romance, couples, friends, urban, couple relations, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, usa, new york, croatia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 5K
Twin Town (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jeremy and Julian Lewis, the "Lewis Twins", are two unruly brothers who terrorise the city of Swansea from the caravan park where they live with their family. When their father, Fatty, is injured while working on a roof for local kingpin ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, social misfits, vengeance, drug dealing, friendship, siblings relations, crimes, family relations, goofy hero, mentally unstable, twins, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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