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Dogfight (1991)
 7.5
 7K
Dogfight (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Eddie Birdlace is an 18-year-old Marine Corps volunteer who is about to ship out with three of his buddies for a tour of duty in Viet Nam. Planning a massive blowout for their last night in San Francisco, Eddie, his buddies, and a number of other Marines set up a contest they call a "dogfight."
Style: touching, talky, realistic, clever, sentimental, serious, emotional, romantic, sweet, interesting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, vietnam war, love and romance, innocence lost, romance, youth, contests and competitions, marines, battle of the sexes, human nature, couples, military life, coming of age, death, dog, dancing, musician, game, hippie, soldier, male female relationship, unrequited love, american soldier, marine, bee ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: san francisco, vietnam, california, asia, usa, australia

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Most similar movies to Dogfight

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, melancholic and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, mentor, romance, dialogue, storytelling, unlikely friendships and culture clash mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dogfight: Mystic Pizza (1988), Dopamine (2003), The Story of Us (1999), Tadpole (2000), Torch Song Trilogy (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 22K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, teenage life, small town life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, high school, friendship, youth, self discovery, best friends, love and romance, friends, lifestyle, high school life, society ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 1960s, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.9
 1K
Dopamine (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Rand is a computer animator, who has created an artificial intelligence creature designed to interact with children and teach them responsibility. When his prototype is forced into practice at a school, Rand encounters Sarah, a teacher he was ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, a.i., love and romance, pets, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, love, adoption, artificial intelligence, nudity (topless - notable), relationships ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, introspection, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.2
 5K
Tadpole (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from ...
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, love and romance, seduction, youth, family relations, family life, couples, adolescence, friendship, older woman younger man relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, TORCH SONG TRILOGY chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him.
Style: touching, talky, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: transvestism, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, couples, dishonesty, gender bending, true love, youth, gender, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Flamingo Kid (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Willis, thoroughly unhappy with his modest homestead, embraces the other-world aspects of his summer job at the posh Flamingo Club. He spurns his father in favor of the patronage of smooth-talking Phil Brody and is seduced ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: coming of age, romance, youth, nightclub, fall in love, love and romance, wisdom of life, family relations, parents and children, americana, rebellion, social differences ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1950s ...
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn over dinner. Although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. They agree to meet on the same weekend each year. ...
Style: talky, sentimental, clever, touching, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, hippie, accountant, makeover, feminism, midlife crisis, hotel, extramarital affair, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 1950s ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, americana, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
About Last Night... (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, couple relations, passionate interest, friends, sexual relations, twentysomething life, love and romance, singleness, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, male female friendship, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Martin Davidson and Stephen Verona, The Lords of Flatbush is a low budget film starring Perry King, Henry Winkler and Sylvester Stallone (who also wrote additional dialog). Set in the late 1950s, the coming-of-age story follows four ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, human nature, self discovery, goofy hero, friends, parents and children, buddies, gangs, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, serious, clever, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, society, opposites attract, youth, prostitute, buddies, teenage life, couples, lifestyle, urban, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, italy, new york, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Pete 'n' Tillie (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unassuming and single thirty-three year old Tillie Shlain is at that phase of her life of being known as a soon to be spinster if she doesn't marry soon. She isn't looking forward to meeting the latest in a long string of blind dates, his ...
Style: talky, clever, humorous, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, breakup, leukemia, hospital, death of son, nurse, marriage, homecoming, opposites attract, unfulfillment, family relations, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Racing with the Moon (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Henry and Nicky are small town pals from blue collar families with only a short time before they ship off to World War II. Henry begins romancing new-to-town Caddie Winger, believing her to be wealthy. Mischievious and irresponsible, Nicky gets into ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, unwanted pregnancy, young lovers, self discovery, teenage life, friendship between men, abortion, bowling, father son relationship, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Living Out Loud (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: touching, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: divorce, female protagonist, brooklyn bridge, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, lifestyle, love affair, couples, hopes, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Summer of '42 (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the when and how of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, island, teenager, americana, soldier, sex, obsession, sexual frustration, age difference, sand, sexual awakening ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 11K
Coming Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: war, vietnam war, disability, hospital, soldier, military hospital, paraplegic, wheelchair, military, innocence lost, love, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Shag - More Dancing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, beach, romance, lifestyle, young lovers, unfulfillment, contests and competitions, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 55K
Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: realistic, witty, touching, clever, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: party, dating, romance, poet, thanksgiving, masseuse, divorce, maid, coincidence, single parent, acceptance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 24K
Broadcast News (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: workaholic, love triangle, journalism, romance, workplace situations, unlikely couple, love and romance, media satire, network, media, couples, workplace romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beautiful Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, reunion, pianist, hometown, coming of age, couple relations, buddies, couples, looking for love, romance, class reunion, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: clever, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, battle of the sexes, romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, love and romance, workplace, media, urban, workplace romance, columnist, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, best friends, platonic, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, family relations, child birth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, screwball, romance, friendship, obsession, unfulfilled love, wedding preparations and rituals, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, best friends, women, male female friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, countryside, ballet, couples, gays and lesbians, romance, friends, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 26K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: swimming, coming of age, small town, convent, single parent, self discovery, kennedy assassination, gynecological exam, bell tower, dress, jewish girl, bell ringing ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964, year 1963
Place: new england, usa, texas, dallas texas, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: witty, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, irish catholic, true love, friendship, temptation, abortion, working class, small town, society, religions or cults, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island, ireland, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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