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: psychological, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, neurotic, witty, biting, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, infidelity, hollywood, sex, sociopath, theft, narcissism, actress, audition, liar, cinematographer, 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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Most similar movies to Ellie Parker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, sex, friendship, drinking and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ellie Parker: Sunset Strip (2000), Sexual Life (2004), Sleep with Me (1994), Park (2006), Swingers (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, desire for fame, celebrity culture, ambition, one day, music band, showbiz, rising to stardom, love triangle, nightlife, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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95%
 5.1
 892
Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, humorous, sexy
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, homosexuality, friendship, infidelity, buddies, gays and lesbians, romance, young lovers, crumbling marriage, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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: 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 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, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, party, actor, starting over, buddies, friends, clubbing, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, swinger, following someone ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, kindergarten, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: chase, infidelity, journalism, self discovery, filmmaking, dishonesty, diary, aquarium, burglary, traffic, baseball bat, writing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: humorous, talky, semi serious, 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 ⇓
51%
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, adultery, infidelity, couple relations, sex, love and romance, couples, romance, love affair, hotel, architect, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, filmmaking, addiction, overdose, actor's life, drug abuse, drug addict, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, mental illness, aspiring actor, therapy, actress, haunted by the past, actor's life, obsession, desire for fame, rehabilitation, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, stripper, dream, actress, single parent, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, desire for fame, bar, human nature, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria, california, europe, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, neighbor, dysfunctional family, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, couples, starting over, suburban life, mother daughter relationship, family relations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, mental illness, actress, infidelity, filmmaking, hollywood, showbiz, artists and showbiz, mental breakdown, couples, best friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, psychological, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, writer's life, depression, actor, director, theater, self fulfillment, fantasy world, schizophrenic, therapist, alienation, actress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized
Plot: on the road, friendship, bar, gambling, nothing goes right, friends, desert, partners, best friends, buddies, gays and lesbians, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, stylized, realistic, 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 ⇓
45%
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Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, tragicomedy, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, secret, neighbor, jealousy, sister sister relationship, confession, family, siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, sibling relationship, family gatherings, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, vermont, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, nightlife, drugs/alcohol, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, dancing, strip club, american dream, power relations, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, car, infidelity, christianity, actress, letter, actor's life, teacher, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, scotland, edinburgh scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, revenge, actor, loft, love triangle, couple relations, romance, betrayal, sexual relations, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, clever, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, job interview, movie star, on the road, introspection, shopping, research, friends, consumerism, hollywood, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.7
 39K
Short Cuts (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: suicide, cheating, redemption, infidelity, hit by a car, cellist, earthquake, fishing, helicopter, multiple storylines, artist, loss of loved one ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: clever, talky, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, dog, single parent, neighbor, alzheimer's disease, stalker, stalking, family life, writer's life, suburbs, crumbling marriage, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.9
 11K
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, wine, poet, scandal, party, police, love, violence, sex, tourist, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, maine, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, cheating, infidelity, womanizer, romance, love, unlikely couple, college, love and romance, couples, rehabilitation, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, france, manhattan new york city, medical school, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wife, Helena, reeling from abandonment, decides to ...
Style: cynical, talky, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, couples, crumbling relationship, unrequited love, marital problem, broken engagement, marital infidelity, destiny, obsession, seance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 158
Sam the Man (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Before he broke out with the J.D. Salinger-esque Tadpole in 2002, producer-turned-director Gary Winick filmed this little-seen relationship drama. Fisher Stevens stars as the title character, a writer with one novel under his belt who can't ...
Style: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, womanizer, writer's life, romance, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, looking for love, singleness, midlife crisis, twentysomething life, breakup, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, aspiring actor, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love affair, romance, love and romance, actor's life, adultery, call girl, father son relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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