Movies like Ellie Parker

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Ellie Parker (2005)
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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, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship, sex, agent, sociopath, theft, satire, narcissism, liar, audition, cinematographer, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to Ellie Parker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about couples, drinking, sex, husband wife relationship, love and romance, artists and showbiz and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ellie Parker: The Adjuster (1991), Sunset Strip (2000), Sexual Life (2004), Sleep with Me (1994), Fish Without a Bicycle (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
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The Adjuster (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An uptight insurance man and his film-censor wife become a kinky couple's landlords.
Style: dark humor, realistic, witty, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: adult filmmaking, sex, insurance, bisexual, infidelity, love and romance, nothing goes right, couple relations, family relations, older man younger woman relationship, disorder, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 1K
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: captivating, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, ambition, nightlife, love triangle, desire for fame, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, music band, infidelity, love and romance, showbiz ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 900
Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, light, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, looking for sex, singleness, sexual relations, dishonesty, womanizer, battle of the sexes, introspection, love and romance, sex, hotel ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, witty, humorous, talky, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, infidelity, singleness, sexual relations, couple relations, friends, gender, couples, dishonesty, looking for love, buddies ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, realistic, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, couples, twentysomething life, friends, singleness, thirtysomething life, unfulfilled love, gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, looking for love, gender, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, realistic, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, family problems, filmmaking, life is a bitch, actor's life, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: filmmaker, filmmaking, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, friends, satire, film within a film, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, family life, couple relations, parents and children, introspection, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, crumbling marriage, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, starting over, couples, couple relations, suburban life, love and romance, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, satire, filmmaking, transvestism, office, bittersweet, disorder, goofy hero, artists and showbiz, columnist, anti conformity, couples ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 73K
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, buddies, friends, clubbing, self esteem, comedian, dating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, las vegas, usa, wisconsin, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 884
Two Days (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul Miller (Paul Rudd - Friends, The Cider House Rules) has struggled as an actor in Hollywood for years, and now he's had enough. But not just of show business-of life. In two days, he's going to kill himself. But in true Hollywood ...
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, introspection, change of heart, actor's life, lifestyle, breaking point, direction and purpose, death wish, showbiz, life is a bitch, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious, realistic, emotional, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, aspiring actor, satire, haunted by the past, mental illness, therapy, obsession, actor's life, parents and children, desire for fame, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 488
Pittsburgh (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jeff Goldblum put his Hollywood actor life on hold to star alongside his new girlfriend in a Pittsburgh regional theater production of The Music Man. Co-directors Bradley and LaBrache tread a surprisingly elegant line between genuine documentary and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: relationship vs career, showbiz, lifestyle, actor's life, couples, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, couple relations, hollywood, audition, media, theater ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female bonding, stewardess, infidelity, disorder, nothing goes right, family relations, life turned upside down, dishonesty, strong sexual content, lifestyle, unfulfillment, friendship between women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.7
 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, semi serious, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudist, couple relations, nothing goes right, betrayal, friendship, boss and employee, friends, deadly, couples, dishonesty, looking for love, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 92K
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, family relations, parents and children, youth, coming of age, drinking, mentor, divorce, unlikely friendships, husband wife relationship, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1946
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 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: witty, semi serious, satirical, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: showbiz, audition, tv show, artists and showbiz, network, nothing goes right, media satire, actor's life, strong female character, television, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: touching, humorous, feel good, romantic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, bisexual, friendship, romance, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, lesbian romance, gays and lesbians, secret love, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Last Producer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, one last chance, dishonesty, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, betrayal, aging, film industry, movie studio, profanity, father in law son in law relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, semi serious ...
Plot: movie business, hollywood, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, showbiz, nothing goes right, midlife crisis, disagreement, workplace situations, workplace, satire, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cannes, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.3
 573
The Pickle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Director Paul Mazursky (Scenes From a Mall) takes a bite out of Hollywood with a hilarious look at the artistic sell-out. Starring Danny Aiello, Dyan Cannon Shelly Winters, Jerry Stiller, Chris Penn, and Ally Sheedy, this merciless comedy exposes ...
Style: semi serious, witty, cynical, humorous, realistic
Plot: aging, filmmaking, midlife crisis, satire, introspection, couple relations, down on your luck, lifestyle, actor's life, bittersweet, destiny, couples ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, california, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents and children, love and romance, artists and showbiz, family problems, actor's life, family relations, friendship, letter, actress, christianity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, edinburgh scotland, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 4.8
 541
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, youth, teenage life, social misfits, eccentric family, obsession, teachers and students, coming out, small town, coming of age, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, chase, self discovery, journalism, dishonesty, talent agent, expose, pursuit, extramarital affair, adultery, reporter, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
She's Funny That Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
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, light, funny ...
Plot: infidelity, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, romance, actor's life, adultery, father son relationship, multiple storylines, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
While We're Young (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An uptight documentary filmmaker and his wife find their lives loosened up a bit after befriending a free-spirited younger couple.
Style: humorous, ironic, witty, psychological, talky ...
Plot: hipster, friendship, introspection, couple relations, couples, marriage, husband wife relationship, childless couple, unlikely friendships, midlife crisis, documentary filmmaking, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, semi serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, actor's life, workplace intrigue, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz, showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, africa, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, actor, betrayal, couple relations, womanizer, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 419
Cannes Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Film producer Sy Lerner makes a bet with a fellow film executive that he can turn any nobody into a star at the Cannes Film Festival. A New York cab driver who is visiting the festival is chosen as the test subject to settle the bet and Sy uses his ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, satire, parody, media satire, farce, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life, ambition, rise to the top, cons and scams, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, usa, europe, new york, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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