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Ellie Parker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ellie Parker, an aspiring actress from Australia, lives a hectic Hollywood lifestyle, perpetually trying to land the role that will elevate her career. Living with her lothario musician boyfriend, Justin, Ellie is far from happy, finding support primarily from her friend Sam. But when Ellie meets Chris after a minor traffic accident, she sees new potential for both romance and her life in general.
Style: clever, psychological, semi serious, humorous, realistic, neurotic, witty, biting, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, infidelity, hollywood, cinematographer, narcissism, sociopath, theft, actress, liar, sex, audition, friendship, erection, actor's life, alcohol, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender, friends, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, couple relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and clever films with plots about love and romance, couples, sex, infidelity, storytelling, mentor and drinking mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ellie Parker: Sexual Life (2004), Park (2006), Sunset Strip (2000), Sleep with Me (1994), Kissing Jessica Stein (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, prostitute, friendship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, womanizer, romance, battle of the sexes, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary
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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, semi serious, realistic, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boss and employee, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, workplace romance, gender bending, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, pets ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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89%
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Sunset Strip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, captivating ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, strong sexual content, desire for fame, celebrity culture, one day, showbiz, ambition, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, music band ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Sleep with Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. ...
Style: semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, homosexuality, friendship, infidelity, buddies, gays and lesbians, young lovers, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: clever, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, friendship, bisexual, romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, gender, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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64%
 7.3
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Swingers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is a story about Mike, a guy who left his girl in New York when he came to LA to be a star. It's been six months since his girlfriend left him and he's not doing so good. So, his pal and some other friends try and get him back in the ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor, friendship, following someone, hollywood, producer, swinger, name calling, stuffed animal, aspiring actor, drink, machismo, self esteem ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, kindergarten, wisconsin ...
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62%
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, sex, mental illness, aspiring actor, therapy, fire, ghost, suicide, actress, wedding ring, narcissism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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62%
Man About Town (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to bring him down.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: chase, infidelity, journalism, self discovery, filmmaking, dishonesty, shower, love, brother brother relationship, crying, cigarette smoking, death ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, couple relations, love and romance, couples, love affair, adultery, infidelity, sex, romance, hotel, architect, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Echo Park (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, dream, actress, stripper, single parent, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, bar, desire for fame, human nature, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria, california, europe, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
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St. Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, dramatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, divorce, neighbor, youth, friends, parents and children, family relations, drinking, bullying, gambling, parents separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1965
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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60%
10 Items or Less (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, ...
Style: clever, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, introspection, self discovery, job interview, movie star, shopping, research, friends, on the road, consumerism, hollywood, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
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58%
Play It As It Lays (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress undergoes a psychic breakdown and recalls the traumatic events which led to her stay at a sanitarium.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: mental institution, actress, mental illness, infidelity, filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, mental breakdown, couples, best friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, sexual, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love, loft, actor, revenge, love triangle, couple relations, romance, betrayal, sexual relations, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, ecstasy, party, abortion, hollywood, ballet, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Style: surreal, semi serious, clever, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, writer's life, depression, director, therapist, alienation, actress, actor, suicide, obsessive quest, man-woman relation, theater ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Fish Without a Bicycle (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Comedy - Julianna (Jenna Mattison) is a struggling actress in a dead end relationship with Danny (Brad Rowe), a fireman who no longer lights her fire. When she decides to leave him and go "find herself" she ends up falling in love with an ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, actor's life, romance, battle of the sexes, looking for love, singleness, wooing, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, sex, depression, high school, lust, lesbian, adultery, promise, nightclub, orgasm, love triangle, support group ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: talky, clever, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, filmmaking, addiction, overdose, actor's life, drug abuse, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, wine, desire, scandal, poet, tourist, sex, violence, party, love, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, maine, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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S.O.B. (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: clever, humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, transvestism, actor's life, showbiz, office, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, couples, disorder, columnist, pornography ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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53%
Women in Trouble (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: stewardess, infidelity, strong sexual content, nothing goes right, urban, women, feminism, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, gender, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalist, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, journalism, columnist, fall in love, romance, writer's life, wife husband relationship, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Driving Lessons (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, car, infidelity, cross dressing, christianity, actress, letter, actor's life, teacher, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Last Days of Disco (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.
Style: witty, talky, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: disco, nightclub, friends, depression, sex, jealousy, dancer, death, investigation, theft, nightlife, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, spain, barcelona spain, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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10 Attitudes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Story of a jewish man who discovers that his boyfriend of 10 years is cheating on him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, infidelity, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, romance, looking for love, urban, looking for sex, love affair, singleness, city life, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, malibu california, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The TV Set (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a writer named Mike struggles to shepherd his semi-autobiographical sitcom into development, his vision is slowly eroded by a domineering network executive named Lenny who favors trashy reality programming. The irony, of course, is that every ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, clever, realistic ...
Plot: showbiz, tv show, pregnancy, audition, nothing goes right, media satire, artists and showbiz, actor's life, couple relations, teenage life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Girl 6 (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Girl 6 is a 1996 American film by director Spike Lee about a phone sex operator. Theresa Randle played the title character, and playwright Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the screenplay. The soundtrack is composed entirely of songs written by Prince. The ...
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: phone sex, neighbor, masturbation, actress, actor's life, friendship, self discovery, boss and employee, showbiz, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Four-Faced Liar (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Four Faced Liar is a story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City... A story of love and lies for four twenty-somethings looking to find themselves in New York City. A pair of best friends and a ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: lesbian relationship, infidelity, couple relations, urban, friendship, romance, love triangle, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 120K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, nightlife, drugs/alcohol, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, young people, stripper, dancing, buddies, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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