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For Pete's Sake (1974)
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For Pete's Sake (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henry (Streisand) is a woman who would do anything for her husband Pete-- including borrow money so he has a chance of making his dreams come true. But now there's the loan sharks to deal with...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious, neo screwball comedy
Plot: money, loan shark, prostitute, romance, crimes, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, down on your luck, loan, nothing goes right, disorder, race against time, dishonesty, screwball, eccentric family, couple relations, cons and scams, dog, subway, prostitution, taxi driver, city, bomb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about love and romance, couples, disorder, romance, couple relations, dishonesty and fall in love mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like For Pete's Sake: What's Up, Doc? (1972), Family Plan (2005), Any Wednesday (1966), Kissing Cousins (2008), Farm Girl in New York (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
What's Up, Doc? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two researchers have come to San Francisco to compete for a research grant in Music. One seems a bit distracted, and that was before he meets her. A strange woman seems to have devoted her life to confusing and embarrassing him. At the same time a ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: chase, hotel, love triangle, judge, jewelry, love and romance, screwball, opposites attract, disorder, couples, fall in love, verbal byplay ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa, plymouth, california
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Family Plan (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Charlie MacKenzie is an ambitious young career woman who stretches the truth in a job interview by professing to be married with a family. But her little white lie leads to a great big problem when her new boss moves next door. Desperate to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sitcom, sincere ...
Plot: hidden identity, dishonesty, eccentric family, pretend relationship, couples, family problems, couple relations, boss and employee, best friends, romance, actor's life, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Any Wednesday (1966)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: farce, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, romance, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
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Kissing Cousins (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A "relatively" romantic comedy about a professional heartbreaker (and cynical bachelor) who teams up with his attractive cousin from the UK in order to fool his friends into believing he is capable of a relationship. Hijinks and laughs ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, romance, disorder, fall in love, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, society, friendship, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Farm Girl in New York (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sam and Matt flee their small mid-western town for New York City, where hot girls roam the streets! After months of trying to pick up ladies and failing miserably, they come up with the idea to hold a fake audition to meet chicks. Hilarity ensues ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, audition, fish out of water, cons and scams, looking for sex, artists and showbiz, broadway, looking for love, inspiration, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Surrender (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, criminal heroes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, romance, crimes, love and romance, couples, dull life, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
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Let Them Chirp Awhile (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The basic storyline of the film follows Bobby and Scott, two young men in their late twenties who are struggling to make careers out of their artistic dreams but their competitiveness with each other gets in the way.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty ...
Plot: couples, lifestyle, looking for love, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, performer's life, twentysomething life, couple relations, down on your luck, plagiarism, dog, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
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The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, witty, biting ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, couple relations, odd couple, unfulfillment, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, couples, filmmaking, hidden identity, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, disorder, actor's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, pets, fall in love, romance, couples, holiday, disorder, family life, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Million to Juan (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for $1,000,000 with instructions that he is to give the check back in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: community, money, restaurant, family relations, farce, social differences, cons and scams, rich and poor, mistaken identity, down on your luck, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Meek, owlish Felix (George Segal) and strident, catty Doris (Barbra Streisand) live in the same apartment building. His incessant typing bothers her; her gentlemen callers bother him. Felix informs the landlord of her activities, so Doris moves in ...
Style: sexy, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, opposites attract, eviction, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, disorder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Manna from Heaven (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Manna From Heaven is a comedic fable about what happens when you get a gift from God (a financial windfall), but many years later you find out it was a just a loan and it's due immediately. Once upon a time, many years ago, a neighborhood in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, parents and children, family life, religions or cults, unlikely couple, single parent, nothing goes right, love and romance, buddies, teaching the ways of the world, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Sticky Fingers (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two dippy roommates, struggling musicians Lolly and Hattie are asked by a drug-dealing friend-of-a-friend Diane to baby-sit a bag containing nearly a million dollars while she scoots out of town in order to avoid trouble. Once the money is in their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: farce, stash, strong female presence, city life, on the run, unlikely criminals, best friends, gangsters, nothing goes right, lifestyle, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Kwik Stop (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two strangers discover you really can find anything at a convenience store -- even love. An aspiring actor stuck in a small town who has big plans of moving to Hollywood so he can strike it rich. One night, while on his way into a corner store, he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, road movie
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Someone Marry Barry (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A trio of friends scheme to find a wife for their socially inappropriate friend Barry, and end up finding a girl just like him.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, love and romance, nothing goes right, fall in love, odd couple, thirtysomething life, disorder, couple relations, romance, friends, couples, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Relative Values (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A comedy of discriminating taste and dirty little secrets, the story is set in 1952 England, where Nigel, the Earl of Marshwood, woos Hollywood star Miranda Frayle, upsetting both his mother, Countess Felicity of Marshwood, and her former love, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two New York film editors balance their personal relationships while reworking a movie in crisis.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, humorous, witty
Plot: filmmaking, lifestyle, couples, buddies, romance, love and romance, couple relations, interracial friendship, marriage proposal, artists and showbiz, friends, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: friends, family relations, culture clash, love and romance, romance, buddies, fall in love, parents and children, disorder, bar fight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, usa, ohio, dublin ireland, cleveland ohio
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29%
Seems Like Old Times (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, love triangle, love affair, disorder, nothing goes right, love and romance, on the run, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mail Order Wife (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A documentarian funds a NYC doorman's Asian mail order bride in exchange for the right to film the experience.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, couples, fall in love, couple relations, fish out of water, obsession, adultery, deception, manipulation, sexual abuse, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, showbiz, comedian, crimes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, dishonesty, comeback, disorder, couples, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance, buddies, dishonesty, love affair, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Made for Each Other (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The pair who created "Lovers and Other Strangers" take on marriage and other impossibilities.
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, biting, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, family relations, couples, bittersweet, haunted by the past, love affair, fall in love, siblings relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, masturbation, family dinner ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, fall in love, workplace, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Gumball Rally (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of people from different backgrounds have one thing in common: when they hear the world "gumball" whispered by one of the others, they know that it's time for the Gumball Rally: a no-holds barred, secret, winner-take-all rally ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, road movie, cult film
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, disorder, friends, chaos, cross country, car chase, adventurer, contests and competitions, fugitives, buddies, heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, disorder, overnight success, love and romance, crimes, couple relations, cons and scams, bully, criminal, restaurant, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Wheeler Dealers (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Henry J. Tyroone leaves Texas, where his oil wells are drying up, and arrives in New York with a lot of oil money to play with in the stock market. He meets stock analyst Molly Thatcher, who tries to ignore the lavish attention he spends on her but ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: romance, wall street, farce, satire, ambition, love and romance, special agents, workplace, dishonesty, government agency, rise to the top, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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100 Mile Rule (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, cynical, realistic, humorous, clever
Plot: introspection, moral dilemma, femme fatale, manipulation, infidelity, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crimes, crime gone awry, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, detroit
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24%