Movies like Dream for an Insomniac

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Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
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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 L.A. with a friend sure that he will dump the girlfriend and follow her. She puts all her faith in fate and hopes for the best.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet, entertaining, light, melancholic, witty, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, looking for love, unlikely couple, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex, dancing, police, dream, loneliness, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couples, lifestyle, actor's life, gays and lesbians, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, toronto ontario canada, michigan, oakland california ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about love and romance, romance, relationships, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Dream for an Insomniac: You've Got Mail (1998), Picture Perfect (1997), The Object of My Affection (1998), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), Love & Sex (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, happy ending, romance, unlikely couple, hidden identity, love, destiny, boyfriend, platonic, online dating, rivalry, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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100%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, manipulation, fall in love, nothing goes right, power relations, dishonesty, love triangle, workplace, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, pregnancy, gay man straight woman relationship, gender, love triangle, unfulfilled love, convention, falling in love, blind date, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, sentimental, sincere, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, love and romance, platonic, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, up and down relationship, unlikely friendships, love story, falling in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, ...
Style: sexy, intense, sexual, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy, up and down relationship, relationship problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, fall in love, restaurant, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All Over the Guy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A contemporary romantic comedy exploring the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance.
Style: feel good, sentimental, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, friends, love, alcohol abuse, opposites attract, looking for love, odd couple, wedding, gay friend, sex, storytelling, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Billy, a struggling young gay photographer (who likes Polaroids), tired of being the "other man", falls in love with Gabriel, a waiter and aspiring musician who is probably straight but possibly gay or at least curious. Billy tries to get ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hollywood, gay, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, gender, friendship, relationships, stereotypes, film within a film ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, bisexual, friendship, lesbian romance, romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gay, secret love, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, wedding, makeover, professor, friendship, mathematics, self discovery, starting over, university ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, venice, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, crumbling marriage, love and romance, looking for love, master and servant, unfulfillment, power relations, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, romance, infidelity, midlife crisis, lifestyle, sex, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, country music, romance, couple relations, musician's life, couples, love and romance, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, memphis ...
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39%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, couples, starting over, love and romance, best friends in love, breakup, looking for love, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, sex, lifestyle, opposites attract, writer's life, african american, honest, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 2K
Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: sexy, witty, clever, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, friendship, singleness, love and romance, gender, lifestyle, society, friends, family relations, opposites attract, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: destiny, fall in love, family relations, romance, parents and children, love and romance, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, babies and infants ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 14K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, romance, love and romance, couples, nightlife, sexual dysfunction, looking for love, twentysomething life, hopes, singleness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1982
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: travel, romance, destiny, unfulfilled love, love and romance, encounter, friendship, opposites attract, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flying, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jump Tomorrow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When shy, straitlaced George (Tunde Adebimpe) meets vivacious, adorable Alicia (Natalia Verbeke), he's instantly smitten -- which puts his imminent arranged marriage in jeopardy. He vows to do the right thing, but then he falls in with Gerard ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, destiny, love triangle, opposites attract, introspection, looking for love, comedy of errors, friendship, family relations, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, romance, couple relations, family relations, eccentric family, couples, lottery, female protagonist, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 14K
Down to You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love, true love, college life, youth, lifestyle, couple relations, love affair, college, bar, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rumor Has It... (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love affair, extramarital affair, uncover truth, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, oldies, young lovers, youth, dysfunctional family, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, pasadena california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, dog, model, veterinarian, romance, radio, disorder, love and romance, comedy of errors, love triangle, friendship, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 6K
Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, witty, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, friends, family relations, gender, twentysomething life, clergy, opposites attract, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 412K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, love, family relations, love at first sight, first love, workplace romance, love story, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, france, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Tao of Steve (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Underachieving, overweight kindergarten teacher Dex finds a woman who forces him to reexamine his Zen-like system of seduction.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, teaching the ways of the world, introspection, looking for love, wooing, couples, buddies, fall in love, hopes, philosophy, physical appearance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new mexico, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, brooklyn bridge, best friend, roommate, looking for love, couples, unlikely couple, fall in love, love and romance, singleness, unfulfillment, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, best friends, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, couples, looking for love, comedy of errors, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 111K
Valentine's Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, multiple storylines, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, valentine's day, couples, marriage proposal, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, southern california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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