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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: humorous, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious, neo screwball comedy
Plot: money, loan shark, crimes, prostitute, romance, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, loan, disorder, nothing goes right, race against time, screwball, eccentric family, cons and scams, down on your luck, dog, subway, prostitution, city, taxi driver, debt ...
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, fall in love, couple relations and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like For Pete's Sake: The Owl and the Pussycat (1970), Any Wednesday (1966), Kissing Cousins (2008), What's Up, Doc? (1972), Farm Girl in New York (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)
Genre: Comedy
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: prostitute, writers, eviction, apartment, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, infidelity, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, couples, mistress, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york
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57%
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, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple, family relations, cons and scams, looking for love, friendship, society, hidden identity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, romance, verbal byplay ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, prehistoric times, 1930s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friends, fall in love, audition, looking for sex, fish out of water, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, broadway, looking for love, inspiration, broadway musical ...
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, humorous, feel good
Plot: love triangle, heist, artist, self discovery, looking for love, love and romance, romance, crimes, dishonesty, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles
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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, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, couple relations, down on your luck, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, odd couple, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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41%
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: semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: lifestyle, couples, looking for love, twentysomething life, couple relations, performer's life, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, down on your luck, urban, dog, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, looking for love, romance, pets, couples, fall in love, holiday, disorder, family life, christmas, pet dog, love and romance ...
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: money, restaurant, family relations, community, misfit, rise to the top, society, dishonesty, immigrants, prostitute, down on your luck, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, california, latin america, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friends, family life, parents and children, unlikely couple, love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies, single parent, religions or cults, teaching the ways of the world, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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37%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, best friends, profanity, stash, farce, strong female presence, city life, screwball, disorder, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, buddies, odd couple, thirtysomething life, disorder, couple relations, silly humor, profanity, romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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37%
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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36%
Supporting Characters (2012)
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, couple relations, love and romance, romance, buddies, interracial friendship, marriage proposal, friends, artists and showbiz, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, witty, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: master and servant, family relations, couple relations, social differences, romance, parents and children, fall in love, intrigue, power relations, couples, servant, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
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35%
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, friends, family relations, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight, dublin ireland
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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34%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, romance, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, nothing goes right, love and romance, unlikely criminals, on the run, disorder, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, urban, infidelity, mistaken identity, love triangle, comedy of errors, couple relations, comeback, couples, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, fish out of water, fall in love, couple relations, couples, dishonesty, manipulation, adultery, deception, obsession, sexual abuse, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, buddies, love and romance, friends, love affair, couple relations, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: touching, humorous, sentimental, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, haunted by the past, siblings relations, love affair, bittersweet, romance, family relations, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bathtub, masturbation ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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31%
Taking Chances (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, hopes, small town, romance, small town life, unlikely partners, couple relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: witty, clever, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: romance, farce, wall street, workplace situations, fall in love, cons and scams, workplace romance, satire, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, government agency ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Who's Minding the Store? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Lewis plays Norman Phiffer, a proud man in a humble life, who doesn't know that his girlfriend, Barbara, is heir to the Tuttle Department Store dynasty. Mrs. Tuttle, Barbara's mother, is determined to split the two lovers, and hires ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good ...
Plot: farce, department store, wooing, parents and children, rise to the top, family relations, romance, disorder, store, chaos and mayhem, mistaken identity, workplace ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, road movie, cult film
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, car race, adventurer, contests and competitions, race against time, on the run, chases and races, escapades, partners, misfit, friends, chaos ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dinner at Eight (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wry, insightful comedy of manners in which somewhat dizzy society matron Millicent Jordan arranges a dinner party to honor some visiting aristocrat while remaining oblivious to her husband's health and financial problems as well as her ...
Style: cynical, talky, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: couple relations, disorder, bad attitude, couples, rivalry, dishonesty, nothing goes right, intrigue, love and romance, romance, high society, dinner party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%