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Cosi (1996)
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Cosi (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lewis a young director get his first job directing a play at a mental hospital with the patients as the cast. The play that is decided on is Cosi fan tutte an opera by Mozart.
Style: humorous, touching, witty, clever, feel good, suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, sexy ...
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, theater, hospital, wedding, romance, addiction, love and romance, couples, showbiz, underdog, drug abuse, hippie, insanity, friendship, infidelity, mozart, opera, love, lesbian, drugs, lawyer, fight, junkie, drug addict ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia, california, new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and feel good films with plots about storytelling, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, relationships, love and romance and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Cosi: Being Julia (2004), The Thing Called Love (1993), Don Juan DeMarco (1994), The Best Man (1999), Brown Sugar (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Being Julia (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Hungary, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Julia Lambert is a true diva: beautiful, talented, weathly and famous. She has it all - including a devoted husband who has mastermined her brilliant career - but after years of shining in the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of ...
Style: stylized, entertaining, emotional, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, older woman younger man relationship, theater, actor's life, romance, hallucination, infidelity, adaptation, loneliness, complex characters, older woman younger man sex, mental illness ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1938, 50s
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: country music, friendship, romance, musician's life, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, friends, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, nashville tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
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: sexy, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mental institution, womanizer, mental illness, self discovery, psychiatrist, patient, romance, love, love and romance, doctors and patients, couples, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
 11K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: feel good, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, wedding, friends, couples, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, black romance, infidelity, sex scene, african american ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Brown Sugar (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: hip hop, friendship, infidelity, romance, black romance, fall in love, looking for love, music, couples, music business, love triangle, aspiring musician ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.8
 3K
Garage Days (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young garage band in Sydney, is trying to make it big in Australia.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, rock music, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, music band, love and romance, coming of age, loneliness, love triangle, rock, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.1
 182K
About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: single parent, mentor, friendship, father son relationship, singleness, dysfunctional family, single father, age difference, coming of age, womanizer, family relations, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, britain, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Butterflies Are Free (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Striving to be independent, the blind but determined Don Baker (Edward Albert) moves away from his overprotective mother (Eileen Heckart, who won an Oscar). After settling into his new San Francisco digs, Don meets kooky neighbor Jill Tanner (Goldie ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: blindness, fall in love, neighbor, disability, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, blind man ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bliss (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An advertising executive dies and goes to hell... except nothing changes. Well, his daughter is buying drugs with sexual favours from her brother, and the number of cancer-causing products is on the increase. But the notes he writes to himself to ...
Style: biting, surreal, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: afterlife, addiction, suburban life, drug abuse, self discovery, couple relations, redemption, suburbs, social decay, infidelity, couples, dark humor ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, leaving home, theft, small town, family disapproval, looking for love, self esteem, social awkwardness, homecoming, family life, misfit, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, bali, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Taste of Others (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Agnès Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy ...
Style: sincere, touching, intellectual, meditative, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, fish out of water, bohemian life, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, disorder, snobbism, unhappiness, relationships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 656
Hotel de Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago at a party, Steven thinks he sees the girl of his dreams, Melissa. Just as he's about to make his move, his twin brother Rick gets to her first and they fall in love. Steven watches his brother's relationship bloom, longing ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, twins, hotel, farce, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, rivalry, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, looking for love, wooing ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 58K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, misfit, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, love, siblings relations, artist, first love, family relations, painting ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.
Style: suspense, clever, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: accidental incest, coming of age, showbiz, theater, manipulation, incestuous sex, couple relations, unfulfilled love, teenage life, self discovery, lifestyle, actor's life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, post world war two
Place: england, liverpool, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, touching, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfilled love, hopes, introspection, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 10K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, cynical, captivating, humorous, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, showbiz, buddies, friendship, love triangle, sarcasm, insanity, sexual content, filmmaking, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Story of Us (1999)
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: relationships, happy ending, romance, couple relations, love, divorce, women, infidelity, bittersweet, couples, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 8K
Still Crazy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the seventies Strange Fruit were it. They lived the rock lifestyle to the max, groupies, drugs, internal tension and an ex front man dead from an overdose. Even their demise was glamorous; when lightning struck the stage during an outdoor ...
Style: clever, humorous, feel good, witty, touching ...
Plot: rock band, comeback, rivalry, midlife crisis, bus, music, underdog, death, ego clash, music band, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, romance, infidelity, introspection, love affair, battle of the sexes, family problems, dishonesty, friendship, support group, loneliness, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Better Than Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sex, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, romance, youth, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, couples, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, london, europe, england, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 9K
Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, intense, clever ...
Plot: romance, showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, couples, friendship, performer's life, stand up comedian, family, creativity, redemption, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love Serenade (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ken Sherry, a radio personality from Brisbane, moves to the small country town of Sun Ray to take over the local radio station as a retreat from city life and his past.He moves next door to love-starved sisters Vicki-Ann and Dimity Hurley. They are ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, satirical, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: radio dj, romance, small town life, love triangle, disorder, loneliness, womanizer, small town, sister sister relationship, nudism, murder, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, friendship, romance, bisexual, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, jewish, secret love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Other Side of the Bed (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Paula leaves her mate Pedro, he misses her and looks for comfort with his best friends, Javier and Sonia. Paula is having an affair with Javier. The cuckold Pedro tries to find who is the secret lover of Paula, and hires a private eye. ...
Style: sexy, witty, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, private detective, farce, love and romance, partners, couple relations, romance, couples, gender, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, cuba, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, starting over, lifestyle, looking for love, fall in love, couples, culture clash, hotel, hairdresser, church, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, venice, copenhagen, italy, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Strictly Ballroom (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Brave new steps put Scott's career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed?
Style: humorous, feel good, sincere, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, ballroom dancing, fall in love, love story, romance, female partner, ambition, love and romance, rise to the top, rivalry, artists and showbiz, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Much Ado About Nothing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, matchmaking, verbal byplay, comedy of errors, opposites attract, manipulation, love and romance, battle of the sexes, estate, couples, arranged marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: sicily, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, architect, adultery, infidelity, couples, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, romance, relationships, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, california, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Dedication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A modern love story in which a misanthropic, emotionally complex author of a hit children's book is forced to team with a beautiful illustrator after his best friend and collaborator passes away. As Henry struggles with letting go of the ghosts ...
Style: cynical, realistic, psychological, touching, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: financial problem, romance, couples, holiday, fall in love, artists and showbiz, writer's life, lifestyle, opposites attract, artist, success, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%