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Dinner at Eight (1989)
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Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband's health and financial problems as well as her daughter's feelings and emotions. Party guests include the vain, the greedy, and the self-absorbed.
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, cynical, witty, talky, semi serious
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, intrigue, couples, dishonesty, disorder, nothing goes right, bad attitude, rivalry, alcoholic, doctor, high society, greed, dinner party
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and clever films with plots about love and romance, couples, couple relations, romance, dishonesty, disorder and infidelity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Dinner at Eight: Almost You (1984), The Last Time (2006), The Man Who Came to Dinner (2000), 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004), All Relative (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Almost You (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alex and Erica Boyer are a young couple in crisis. Alex, despite his loving wife, beautiful home and high-paying job, feels trapped. When Erica has an accident that leaves her temporarily confined to a wheelchair and requiring the services of a ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: urban, twentysomething life, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, disability, cold relationship, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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95%
The Last Time (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ted Ryker is the top salesman in the New York office of a business machine company; the corporate stock lives by quarterly sales numbers, the competition is keen, and the economy may be in a downturn. Ted's company is marking time until a new ...
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations, urban, romance, mind game, transplant, city life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Man Who Came to Dinner (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Broadcast of a live performance of the Roundabout Theater Company's 2000 New York revival of the classic Kaufman-Hart comedy, about a famous (and famously acid-tongued) theater critic who is forced to stay in a Midwestern couple's home and ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: social differences, farce, lifestyle, eccentric family, couple relations, fish out of water, celebrity culture, nothing goes right, opposites attract, love and romance, artists and showbiz, misfit ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, partners, lifestyle, odd couple, love and romance, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Mr. Write (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aspiring writer (with no talent) gets a job on a TV commercial, falls for an advertising executive.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, disorder, romance, writer's life, love and romance, opposites attract, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, down on your luck, love triangle, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Get Well Soon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a popular talk-show host confronts his ex-girlfriend who is dating a cross-dresser.
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Plot: true love, opposites attract, romance, media, disorder, gender, fish out of water, lifestyle, nervous breakdown, artists and showbiz, couples, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: sexual, clever, witty, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, doctors and patients, sexual relations, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, romance, battle of the sexes, couples, power relations, psychiatrist, personal ad ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Scorchers (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Bayou La Teche, Louisiana sizzles as the Cajun town celebrates the wedding of Splendid and Dolan. The trouble comes on the wedding night when Splendid is determined to maintain her innocence. On the other side of town Splendids' cousin has her ...
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, talky, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, wedding, love and romance, couple relations, family life, family gatherings, infidelity, betrayal, dishonesty, youth, coming of age, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, looking for love, infidelity, love affair, workplace romance, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 863
Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Some Girl(s) (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a successful writer travels around the country to meet up with ex-lovers in an attempt to make amends for his wrongdoings.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, reunion, on the road, couples, breakup, female director, cross country, wedding, strong female presence, hotel room, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Days and Nights (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, talky, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, estate, parents and children, accident, siblings relations, estranged son, suicide, actress, chess, director, recklessness ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: new england, usa
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54%
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 6 gun wielding people are trapped in a NY loft with $4 million in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: crime gone awry, heist, rivalry, betrayal, law enforcement, crimes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, disorder, alcohol abuse, brother brother relationship, diamond ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Only When I Laugh (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to work with the demands of all around her with humor and insight, while ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, love and romance, single parent, clinic, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, unfulfillment, terminal illness, couples, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Period of Adjustment (1962)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: George Haverstick, a Korean war veteran, hastily marries Isabel, whom he met in hospital while he was recovering from a nervous condition. To Isabel's horror, they drive to Florida on their honeymoon in an old hearse. They spend much of the ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, couples, adult virgin, friends, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, couple relations, affection, marital problem, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Damon Runyon's fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gangsters, high society, luck, deception, couples, dishonesty, social differences, disorder, switching roles, billiards, gangster boss, class differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 60s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Chapter Two (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: George Schneider is an author whose wife had just died. His brother Leo gives him the number of Jennie Malone, and somehow they hit it off. And just when things are moving along, the memory of his first wife comes between them.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, widower, couples, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, starting over, death in the family, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudist, friendship, couple relations, looking for love, infidelity, couples, betrayal, love and romance, nothing goes right, dishonesty, unrequited love, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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49%
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Newlyweds (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple's honeymoon is upended by the arrivals of their respective sisters.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, city life, siblings relations, society, friendship, newlyweds, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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46%
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Highball (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A newly-married couple tries to build their social life.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, talky, cynical ...
Plot: gender, reunion, looking for love, looking for sex, nightlife, romance, youth, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, partners, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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44%
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State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, film within a film, amateur theater, filmmaking, love and romance, lifestyle, americana, small town life, movie business, disorder, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, vermont, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: siblings relations, friendship, family relations, nothing goes right, disorder, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Little Miss Marker (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his sudden love for a woman also involved in gambling ...
Style: realistic, clever, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: bookies, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, romance, unlikely partners, mischievous children, couples, dishonesty, custody, parents and children, casino ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, apartment, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: hotel, concierge, deception, mistress, romance, betrayal, couples, disorder, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, europe, usa, ireland, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Plaza Suite (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, wedding, luxury hotel, multiple storylines, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, honeymoon, anniversary, family relations, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Garbo Talks (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A New York accountant (Ron Silver) sets out to grant his dying mother's last wish--to meet film star Greta Garbo. Sidney Lumet's bittersweet 1984 comedy also stars Anne Bancroft, Catherine Hicks, Carrie Fisher, Harvey Fierstein, Howard Da ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Plot: terminal illness, last wish, unfulfillment, love and romance, nothing goes right, gays and lesbians, family life, parents and children, on the road, human nature, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, intrigue, on the run, fish out of water, disorder, couples, lifestyle, screwball, disco, switching roles, nudity (full frontal - brief), police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only relative they have: their aunt April. A heavy-drinking ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Plot: family life, love affair, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, family relations, sexual content, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, nightclub singer, love, aunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%