Movies like Ellie Parker

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Ellie Parker (2005)
 5.7
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, neurotic, psychological, clever, offbeat, biting
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, nightclub, infidelity, friendship, artists and showbiz, actor's life, showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, erection, actress, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, agent, sociopath, theft, narcissism, liar, audition, sex, cinematographer, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to Ellie Parker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and witty films with plots about love and romance, couples, drinking, friendship, storytelling, sex and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ellie Parker: Sunset Strip (2000), Sexual Life (2004), Sleep with Me (1994), Fish Without a Bicycle (2003), Kissing Jessica Stein (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
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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: semi serious, captivating, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, ambition, desire for fame, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, music band, love triangle, nightlife, love and romance, infidelity, actor's life ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 892
Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: prostitute, hotel, infidelity, friendship, sexual relations, looking for sex, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, friends, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: realistic, talky, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, friendship, homosexuality, buddies, looking for love, dishonesty, couples, friends, couple relations, frame up, introspection ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: sexual, clever, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, couples, looking for love, friends, thirtysomething life, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance, wooing, infidelity, love triangle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, touching, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, looking for love, couples, friends, lifestyle, gender, singleness, twentysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 1K
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: realistic, offbeat, talky, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gender bending, boss and employee, couple relations, betrayal, infidelity, gays and lesbians, love and romance, deadly, pets, dishonesty, looking for love, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 70K
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: realistic, feel good, entertaining, sexy, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: actor, party, swinger, hollywood, starting over, friendship, friends, clubbing, buddies, machismo, comedian, dating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, kindergarten, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, family life, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: sexy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: stewardess, infidelity, disorder, family relations, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, feminism, lifestyle, dishonesty, strong sexual content, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, filmmaking, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, family problems, drug addict, self discovery, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, couples, couple relations, love and romance, suburban life, starting over, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: filmmaking, filmmaker, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, actor's life, lifestyle, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, dwarf, actor, character study ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: mental institution, infidelity, filmmaking, actress, mental illness, pregnancy, family relations, downfall, couples, dishonesty, best friends, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 89K
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: realistic, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, neighbor, youth, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, drinking, mentor, divorce, unlikely friendships, husband wife relationship, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1965
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 9K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, workplace intrigue, crumbling marriage, couple relations, husband wife relationship, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, africa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 566
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: humorous, offbeat, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, single parent, dream, stripper, singleness, unfulfillment, hopes, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, love and romance, road not taken ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 5K
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: cynical, humorous, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, transvestism, office, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, columnist, couples, disorder, anti conformity, showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love and romance, parents and children, artists and showbiz, actor's life, family relations, family problems, friendship, infidelity, actress, letter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: disturbing, realistic, semi serious, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, haunted by the past, mental illness, therapy, aspiring actor, obsession, parents and children, desire for fame, actor's life, family problems, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: feel good, humorous, touching, clever, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, research, shopping, job interview, movie star, introspection, on the road, couples, abandoned, worn out, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
What Just Happened (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: During the course of an ordinary week in Hollywood, movie producer Ben (Robert De Niro) must navigate his way through shark-infested waters as he struggles to complete his latest projects. A demanding studio boss (Catherine Keener) demands extensive ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, melancholic, biting ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, movie business, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, showbiz, midlife crisis, disagreement, workplace situations, workplace, father daughter relationship, agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cannes, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, revenge, actor, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, womanizer, dishonesty, couples, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, fall in love, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, hopes, love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, france, medical school, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, talky, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, hopes, desire for fame, rising to stardom, romance, couple relations, blind ambition, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, actor's life, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 5K
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: clever, realistic, biting, talky, witty ...
Plot: tv show, pregnancy, showbiz, audition, couple relations, disorder, couples, teenage life, regret, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, media satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, social relations, youth, americana, social differences, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, island, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: sincere, humorous, touching, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, infidelity, architect, adultery, sex, couples, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, romance, hotel, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
She's Funny That Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: infidelity, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor, actor's life, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, romance, adultery, call girl, father son relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 394
Sparkler (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Melba is a Californian trailer-park girl who is told to look for three kings by a phone psychic, and when she meets three guys - Trent, Brad and Joel traveling to Las Vegas, she decides they are those kings and joins them on a trip. In Vegas she ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: on the road, friendship, bar, gambling, buddies, disorder, partners, couples, desert, misfit, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 123K
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, realistic, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, dancing, american dream, power relations, strip club, stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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