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The Dog Problem (2006)
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The Dog Problem (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the film, Solo is a down-on-his-luck writer who is encouraged by his psychiatrist to get a dog. Solo meets his love interest, who he assumes to be a dog owner when meeting her at a dog play park, but dog problems stand in their way.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, offbeat
Plot: writer's life, romance, self discovery, disorder, therapy, down on your luck, friendship, pets, couples, nothing goes right, stripper, love and romance, creative block, sexual content, profanity, dog, writers, female nudity, photographer, mask, psychotherapist, pug, strip club, escalator, lap dance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to The Dog Problem

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, disorder, friends, romance, nothing goes right and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Dog Problem: Room to Rent (2000), Boy Toy (2011), 13 Moons (2002), 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004), Two Million Stupid Women (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Room to Rent (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ali is a young Egyptian screenwriter determined to succeed in London, where he has been a student. He loves the artistic and political freedom, the colours, the music, the individualism. But he has little money, his student visa is about to expire ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat ...
Plot: unlikely couple, immigrants, down on your luck, society, writer's life, reincarnation, nightclub, culture clash, love and romance, romance, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, egypt
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100%
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charles Swan III, a successful graphic designer, has it all: fame, money and devilish charm that have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. But when a perplexing beauty named Ivana suddenly ends their relationship, Charles is left heartbroken. ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: breakup, couples, disorder, love and romance, unfulfilled love, down on your luck, life turned upside down, love, ex girlfriend, brother sister relationship, break up, creative block ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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46%
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Boy Toy (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jake: an unsuccessful - yet well endowed - underwear model in L.A, who finds a lucrative new line of work as a platonic escort for women of a certain age. But, just as he finds himself a deep-pocketed "sugar mama" in Barbra, he meets ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love and romance, platonic, womanizer, disorder, couples, battle of the sexes, profanity, sexual content, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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45%
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13 Moons (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, absurd, realistic ...
Plot: nothing goes right, performer's life, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, escapades, disorder, comedy of errors, artists and showbiz, cons and scams, profanity, bail bondsman, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friends, friendship, disorder, odd couple, love and romance, lifestyle, partners, self discovery, infidelity, couples, nightlife, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Two Million Stupid Women (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A handful of insults and fighting best friends, not quite the Birthday presents every girl hopes for. Melissa s not every girl. She is determined to collect insults from all of her past boyfriends before her birthday night is over. But her journey ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, best friends, couples, friends, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, lovers reunited, birthday, breakup, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: crimes, heist, romance, friendship, friends, disorder, couples, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal, bank, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With his life already in shambles -- his girlfriend just dumped him, he's lost his acting gig, and his cat is seriously ill -- sad-sack Jimmy Zoole (Steve Guttenberg) comes home New Year's Eve to find a gay burglar (Lombardo Boyar) looting ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: aunt nephew relationship, breakup, nothing goes right, love and romance, disorder, dark humor, friends, couples, redemption, down on your luck, best friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Weather Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After learning her boyfriend (Harmon) cheated on her with his co-host (Olson), a Seattle morning show weather girl (O’Kelley) freaks out on-air and is fired. Forced to move in with her little brother (Devlin) and deal with his best friend (Adams), ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, weatherman, romance, couples, ambition, identity crisis, family relations, grownups, infidelity, down on your luck, self fulfillment, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hard Breakers (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tired of the dating scene, Lindsay and Alexis take matters into their own hands, clubbing potential mates and dragging them back to their house.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: battle of the sexes, looking for sex, friendship, best friends, love and romance, sexual content, silly humor, couples, lifestyle, sexual relations, stripper, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Live Nude Girls (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Shane inherits a gentleman's club from his estranged uncle, he leaves his Midwestern home for Los Angeles. Run by a booze hound and employing a dozen out of control strippers, Shane must do everything he can to save the club from ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, disorder, boss and employee, nightclub, bankruptcy, strip club, sex scene, drug use, stripper, save the day, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Heavy Petting (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie thinks he's met the perfect woman, but in order to be with her, he must first get past her dog. Just when he thinks all is lost, he realizes that he loves the dog too! Now he must do everything he can to keep them both.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dog, lifestyle, couple relations, wooing, animal life, couples, looking for love, love and romance, romance, pets, human animal relationship, cleavage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
My Man Is a Loser (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When it comes to women, playboy Mike has all the right moves. So when Mike's buddies ask for advice on how to reconnect with their wives, Mike figures he'll share some secrets and help the guys regain their marriage mojo. But when ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: couple relations, couples, buddies, nothing goes right, disorder, silly humor, friends, playboy, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), womanizer, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Late Last Night (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a fight with his wife, who's leaving him, Dan's day is getting worse by the minute. He calls an old friend for a night of binge drinking and intoxication. They start a cathartic ride through the city's underbelly.
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, golf, legal action, crimes, partners, nightlife, showbiz, love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, prostitute, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
How to Make Love to a Woman (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Andy hears his girlfriend Lauren sigh after sex, he panics. But even with the help of his friends, porn stars and tantric experts, he continues to stumble in the bedroom, finally realizing that in order to give Lauren the 'O' word, he ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, feel good, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, disorder, love and romance, comedy of errors, sexual relations, love affair, couples, sex scene, nothing goes right, gender, battle of the sexes, communication problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Martin & Orloff (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This is the story of a marketing man and his shrink. A suicide attempt and a softball game; A PHD-toting stripper and a deranged Desert Storm vet; A giant sparerib costume and the world's largest peenis; John Woo-style violence and Steel ...
Style: clever, realistic, not serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: dark humor, disorder, boss and employee, self discovery, nothing goes right, workplace, power relations, unfulfillment, media, desert, mental illness, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Muffin Top: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Muffin Top: A Love Story" is the story of Suzanne (Cathryn Michon) a Women's Studies Pop Culture professor at Malibu University, who studies images of women in the media for a living, and yet is made insecure by the constant parade ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, physical appearance, friends, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mutual Appreciation (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend. Film of the ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, witty, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, musician, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, couples, musician's life, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, signal, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, couples, pets, fall in love, romance, holiday, family life, disorder, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, cons and scams, family relations, looking for love, friendship, society, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Sherman's Way (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric Olympic has-been who prefers leisure to work, finds himself stuck with a rigid pre-law Yale student with no time for wasting time. Between skinny-dipping and stealing cars, this odd-couple learn from each other that balance is the key ...
Style: witty, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nothing goes right, unlikely couple, lifestyle, youth, odd couple, disorder, friends, couples, introspection, small town, eccentric family, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles
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30%
I Married Who? (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Straight-laced Jordan (Martin) is about to marry Peter (Snedeker), a clean-cut ambitious attorney. Before she walks down the aisle, Jordan and her best friends, Claire (Adrienne Frantz) and Jessica (Daphnee Duplaix), head to Vegas for a bachelorette ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: eligible bachelor, unlikely couple, love and romance, disorder, actor's life, life turned upside down, romance, showbiz, celebrity culture, couples, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, nothing goes right, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, couples, unrequited love, suicide ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous, clever
Plot: femme fatale, introspection, moral dilemma, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, manipulations, infidelity, cons and scams, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, detroit
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28%
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Cavemen (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Cavemen" is a comedic film with a slight edge of drama revolving around the lives of somewhat single, somewhat unemployed guys living in a warehouse converted to living quarters in the 'Arts District' of Downtown Los Angeles, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light
Plot: friends, lifestyle, singleness, buddies, looking for love, love and romance, life philosophy, womanizer, male female relationship, transformation, friendship, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, starting over, society, couples, culture clash, couple relations, love and romance, romance, immigrants, husband wife relationship, mail order bride ...
Time: 90s
Place: ukraine, michigan, usa, kiev ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
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The Kid & I (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Aaron Roman (Gores) is a teenager with cerebral palsy who dreams of starring in a big-time action movie. When his father (Mantegna) grants Aaron his wish for his 18th birthday, he experiences the reality a bit hard to manage.
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, semi autobiographical
Plot: hollywood, friendship, disability, nothing goes right, partners, good versus evil, odd couple, buddies, teenage life, wish come true, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2005, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, dishonesty, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, dull life, couples, disorder, battles, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, couples, workplace situations, romance, workplace, betrayal, obnoxious boss, cooking and food, boss and employee, heist, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Olive Juice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy - Leighanne Littrell, James Berlau, Michael Hartson
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, love affair, infidelity, workplace romance, store, pets, pet shop, dog, nightclub, juice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%