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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, sweet, entertaining, light, melancholic, sentimental, semi serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, insomnia, friends, jealousy, loneliness, gay, looking for love, unlikely couple, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, writers, catastrophe, teenager, dancing, relationships, lgbt, police, life, obsession, internet, dream ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, new jersey, vancouver, usa, michigan, toronto ontario canada ...

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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: romantic, feel good, funny, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, opposites attract, love and romance, autumn, romance, friendship, best friends in love, initially antagonists, unlikely couple, love story, unlikely friendships, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1977 ...
Place: new york, usa
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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: romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, manipulation, wedding, happy ending, destiny, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, workplace romance, unlikely couple, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, boston, san francisco
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100%
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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, touching, sweet, light, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: love, romance, fall in love, happy ending, unlikely couple, bookstore, online dating, destiny, rivalry, internet, christmas, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, friendship, love, fall in love, love triangle, lgbt, gay man straight woman relationship, gender, unfulfilled love, women, thanksgiving ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: thought provoking, sexy, sentimental, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, battle of the sexes, love triangle, lifestyle, women, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, up and down relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california, los angeles
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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, light, semi serious, erotic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, romance, hollywood, lgbt, relationships, stereotypes, artists and showbiz, fall in love, lifestyle, gender, celebrity culture, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, california, usa, indiana
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100%
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Big Eden (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, gay relationship, coming out, friendship, lgbt, small town, self discovery, native american, romance, gay love, gay couple, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, new york, usa, london, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: talky, melancholic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: infidelity, relationships, unlikely friendships, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, wedding, sibling relationship, love of one's life, siblings relations, love affair, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new orleans, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Management (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, motel, love triangle, homeless, marriage, unfulfilled love, looking for love, longing, hopes, follow your dream, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, las vegas, usa, baltimore, washington state ...
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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: humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, roommate, destiny, love story, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, happy ending, best friend, brooklyn bridge, suicide attempt, looking for love, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Remember that really cute guy who said he'd call – and didn't? Maybe he lost your number. Maybe he's in the hospital. Maybe he's awed by your beauty, brains or success. Or maybe... he's just not that into you.
Style: romantic, sexy, light, funny, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: women, love affair, singleness, infidelity, looking for love, romance, single woman, love and romance, love story, best friends in love, couple relations, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, new jersey, usa
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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, feel good, sexual, humorous ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: humorous, sentimental, melancholic, light, emotional ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Switch (2010)
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.
Style: romantic, funny, sweet, sentimental, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, michigan
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, romance, teenager, love, opposites attract, youth, couples, cheerleading, first love, family disapproval, graduation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, washington state, california, washington d.c. ...
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38%
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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, light, sentimental, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
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Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
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38%
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, romantic, funny, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ 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: romantic, humorous, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, los angeles, new jersey, usa
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Next Stop Wonderland (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lighthearted story about a man and a woman who seem destined to be together... and the hilarious chain of accidents that seem determined to keep them apart!
Style: clever, feel good, sexy, stylized, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: destiny, romance, loneliness, love, honest, magic realism, happy ending, existentialism, writers, idealism, solitude, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: boston, massachusetts, new jersey, usa, london ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, witty, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, coming of age, love triangle, romance, love, best friends, teenager, roommate, unlikely friendships, twentysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, new jersey, texas, houston texas ...
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37%
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, sexy, melancholic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, marriage, midlife crisis, maid, money problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, looking for love, fashion ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, melancholic, realistic, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
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Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cafe, true love, romance, waitress, love, life philosophy, male female relationship, friendship, starting over, self discovery, ex convict, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: talky, humorous, touching, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gay bar, gay bashing, homosexual, lgbtq, christmas, gay slur, love and romance, bittersweet, hate crime ...
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Place: san francisco, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, melancholic, emotional, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: relationships, romance, coming of age, friendship, existentialism, loneliness, lifestyle, multiple storylines, couples, writers, writer's life, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: romantic, realistic, entertaining, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends in love, relationships, sex, romance, love and romance, relationship problems, family, love story, love, parenthood, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, vermont ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, brother sister relationship, love, romance, mechanic, misfit, fall in love, disability, love and romance, dysfunctional family, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 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, romantic, light, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, sex, love affair, friendship, women, life philosophy, lifestyle, opposites attract, writer's life, love, gangsters, hip hop ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.7
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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, clever, sexual, witty, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbtq, cheerleading, feminist, gender, lesbian love, nudity (full frontal - brief), police investigation, judaism, interracial romance, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%