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Denise Calls Up (1995)
 6.6
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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 – via phone and fax. Martin gets a telephone call from someone he's never met. It's Denise, with some extraordinary news. Tapping away at his computer all the while, he develops a sort of friendship with Denise – via phone. And so it goes as the friends, tap, tap, tapping away, share news, hopes, and dreams – via phone and fax. Finally Gale has an unfortunate encounter with a phone, Denise has some more news for Martin, and Frank plans a gala New Year's Eve party, but will he answer the door?
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, dark humor, realistic, witty, semi serious, harsh, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, telephone, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, masturbation, phone sex, answering machine, eccentricity, loneliness, friends, romance, family relations, couple relations, computers and web, fall in love, couples, buddies, silly humor, male nudity, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, solitude ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo

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Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Watch It (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Free Enterprise (1998)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Santa Maradona (2001)
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unemployed young man finds his life turned upside down when he falls in love with a beautiful actress.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.8
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.5
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 3K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 610
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 4K
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%