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How to Be a Woman and Not Die Trying (1991)
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How to Be a Woman and Not Die Trying (1991)
Original name: Cómo ser mujer y no morir en el intento
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carmen, a journalist with two children, is on her third marriage, to Antonio, a record producer. Over the course of a year, we follow her through her discontents: Antonio's lateness, his fatigue when she wants to make love, his insistence on her company when she prefers solitude, his treating her work as less important than his, his casual and cruel dismissal of her opinions, her boss assigning her an incompetent editor, bartenders ignoring her, her passage into middle age. She can be feisty and edgy, which sometimes gets in the way of what would make her happy. And she regularly threatens to leave Antonio. Will she, and on what terms? What will he do?
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious
Plot: journalist, record producer, romance, family relations, love and romance, feminism, journalism, family life, destructive relationship, satire, mentally unstable, battle of the sexes, family problems, couples, media, gender, breakup, crumbling marriage, workplace, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, workplace situations, female director
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, family relations, unfulfillment and family problems mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like How to Be a Woman and Not Die Trying: The 24 Hour Woman (1999), If a Man Answers (1962), Love is in the Air (2012), A New Life (1988), Traci Townsend (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The 24 Hour Woman (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.
Style: suspense, emotional, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, workplace, media, human nature, relationship vs career, love and romance, family life, workplace situations, woman, parenthood, nervous breakdown, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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If a Man Answers (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Chantel worries about her new marriage to photographer Eugene failing so she decides to take her mother's advice and manipulate him. First, her mother gives her a book that will solve all her problems about how to treat a husband - namely a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, young lovers, breakup, infidelity, social differences, midlife crisis, feminism, battle of the sexes, gender, media, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
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Love is in the Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Couple Andrea and Giulia, an outwardly successful couple, are having problems in the bedroom. When Giulia invites Max, an old friend from high school, to stay in the family home with their teenage son, some new attitudes begin to form.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: family problems, crumbling marriage, family relations, couples, infidelity, sexual relations, breakup, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, transsexual, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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A New Life (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Steve Giardino, an abrasive workaholic Wall Streeter, and his wife Jackie divorce after twenty-six years of marriage and find themselves thrust back into the dating world in middle age and in search of a new life.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnant woman, dating, friendship, self discovery, lifestyle, unfulfillment, ego clash, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, terminal illness, singleness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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Traci Townsend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful and successful journalist, interviews her three previous boyfriends, to find out why they never proposed. Each distinctly different interview, comically teaches Traci more about herself than she would care to know.
Style: sincere, witty, humorous, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, love and romance, showbiz, couples, romance, singleness, journalist, interview, jealousy, lesbian kiss, flashback, ice cream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Mediterranean Food (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sofia's story, the best chef the world, and the two men who helped her to become a legend.
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, semi serious, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, restaurant, love affair, workplace, rise to the top, romance, ambition, cooking and food, infidelity, jealousy, chef, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, introspection, love affair, battle of the sexes, couples, fall in love, couple relations, hopes, lifestyle, romance, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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58%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, witty ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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58%
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Changing Sides (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, funny, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: switching roles, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, battle of the sexes, family problems, disorder, unsupportive spouse, nothing goes right, dull life, parents and children, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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58%
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Without Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, society, love and romance, couples, social relations, feminism, village, village life, strong female presence, clergy, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
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57%
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Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drug abuse, looking for love, friendship, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, twentysomething life, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, family relations, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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Bug (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A small boy squashing an insect sets in motion a series of events, large and small, that include a lost restaurant reservation, a drunken fender-bender, disruption of basic cable television service, and more than one relationship falling apart. One ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: family problems, destiny, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, down on your luck, hopes, couples, obsessive compulsive disorder, little boy, cockroach, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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56%
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love and romance, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, couples, fall in love, romance, breakup, wooing, true love, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
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Pink Lemonade (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ever have one of those nights where nothing seems to be going right? Ever have a job that made you ponder "this place would be fun if it didn't suck so much"? Welcome to food-service hell. Natalie, the waitress, is on the verge of a ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, clever, witty, humorous ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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I-See-You.Com (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 17-year-old boy buys mini-cameras and displays the footage online at I-see-you.com. The cash rolls in as the site becomes a major hit. Everyone seems to have fun until it all comes crashing down....
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Victor and Margot are both lawyers in a major consulting firm and form a solid couple in private. Yet one day they find themselves competing for the same job promotion. How will their relationship stand up to the outcome?
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, workplace romance, relationship vs career, law firm, couples, workplace, ambition, rise to the top, office, love and romance, legal, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mom's on Strike (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: She was an overworked mom trying to get her family's attention. She didn't know she would become a national sensation.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: feminism, gender, family problems, family, battle of the sexes, rebellion, family life, couple relations, rebelliousness, family relations, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Saturday (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: love and romance, breakup, love affair, couples, solitude, pregnancy, village, forbidden love, journalism, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, adultery, opposites attract, family relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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48%
The Last Married Couple in America (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jeff and Mari Thompson have been married for fifteen years. Although their marriage is not perfect, they are seemingly happy in their married and family life. But all their married friends seem to be getting divorced or separated. These newly single ...
Style: humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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47%
The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Director Lawrence Turman's 1971 drama examines a young couple's unhappy marriage.
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: voyeurism, stock broker, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, relationship vs career, sexual relations, reunion, obsession, espionage, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
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46%
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Sidetracked (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A rural couple in crisis, who have a brother and sister with urban problems, and all of them trying to find a solution.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: spain
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46%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: realistic, sexy, humorous, semi serious, neo screwball comedy
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
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The Cost of Living (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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45%
A House of Your Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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44%
Love, Wedding, Marriage (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy newlywed marriage counselor's views on wedded bliss get thrown for a loop when she finds out her parents are getting divorced.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
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Plot: marriage, true love, love and romance, renewed love, couples, family relations, family problems, parents separation, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, in laws ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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43%
Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Almodovar's first film of life in Madrid during the punk era and not one for the squeamish. He covers everything from drugs and sexual violence, to female masochism.
Style: witty, humorous, offbeat, sexual, sexy ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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42%
Three Many Weddings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
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