Movies like Friends & Lovers

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Friends & Lovers (1999)
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Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. Meanwhile, David is gay and virginal; Ian's business partner, Keaton, is unhappy that his sister Jane is pregnant with no plans to tell the father; Lisa is everybody's pal and no one's lover; John, stuck in adolescence, is always on the make. He brings German-born stunner, Carla, and promptly loses her affection to Hans, a fast-talking ski instructor. David meets Manny: they have chess in common. Soon, surprises abound as relationships take new turns.
Style: sexy, humorous, melancholic, realistic, erotic, funny, feel good, bad ending, dramatic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: sex, friendship, existentialism, relationships, honest, thirtysomething life, romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, lifestyle, gay, skiing, male nudity, catastrophe, teenager, loneliness, writers, betrayal, fantasy world, destiny, brutality, runaway, happy ending, sexualized violence, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, looking for love, friendship, lifestyle and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Friends & Lovers: Sex and the City 2 (2010), Love Jones (1997), Fish Without a Bicycle (2003), 30 Years to Life (2001), Go Fish (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sex and the City 2 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda are all married now, but they're still up for a little fun in the sun. When Samantha gets the chance to visit one of the most extravagant vacation destinations on the planet and offers to bring them all along, ...
Style: romantic, sexy, visually appealing, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: fashion, friendship, life philosophy, lasciviousness, female chauvinism, male objectification, family, stereotypes, happy ending, infidelity, sex, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, 80s, year 1987 ...
Place: middle east, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, african american, sex, love affair, friendship, women, life philosophy, lifestyle, opposites attract, writer's life, love, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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, sexy, captivating, emotional, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, love triangle, looking for love, wooing, infidelity, friends, actress, frustration, desire, director, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
30 Years to Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: First of all, the title does not refer to someone sentenced to jail. It is a movie about 6 lifetime friends who are all hitting the big `3-0' together during the same year. Each one looks inside themselves to see where has my life gone and what ...
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, starting over, buddies, looking for love, midlife crisis, lifestyle, human nature, society, romance, relationship vs career, friends ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
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Go Fish (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is a trendy, pretty, young lesbian, who is having trouble finding love. A friend sets her up with Ely, whom Max likes, but Ely is frumpy, homely, and older. Nor do they have much in common. Can Max learn to look past the packaging?
Style: sexy, sexual, witty, clever, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, lgbtq, gender, lesbian love, nudity (full frontal - brief), loneliness, life philosophy, runaway, obsession, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: romantic, realistic, melancholic, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: best friends in love, friendship, sex, romance, relationship problems, family, love, love story, happy ending, relationships, parenthood, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, vermont ...
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About Last Night... (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: erotic, sexy, talky, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, friendship, male nudity, teenager, sex, new year's eve, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet, romance, yuppie, sex scene, lust ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Denial (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, romance, looking for love, love affair, couple relations, thirtysomething life, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: sexy, sexual, feel good, witty, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, lgbt, lgbtq, glbt, gay lead character, destiny, friendship, romance, gays and lesbians, celibacy, gay friend ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Long-Term Relationship (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tired of the unsatisfying singles scene, Glenn (Matthew Montgomery) answers a personal ad and meets Adam (Windham Beacham), a handsome Southern man seeking a long-term relationship. The two hit it off immediately, but their initial attraction is ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, gay relationship, lgbt, friendship, republican, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, looking for love, fall in love, gender bending, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a 25 year old virgin girl, looking for the right boyfriend, not realizing that "the one" has been next to her for many years.
Style: sexy, sexual, witty, harsh, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: relationships, betrayal, romance, love triangle, virginity, virgin, family, women, vengeance, unlikely friendships, fantasy world, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Favor (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love affair, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, love triangle, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, looking for love, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: denver colorado, cleveland ohio
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Easy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Quirky Jamie Harris (Marguerite Moreau) has a big problem: She's a magnet for less-than-kind men as she hops beds. But things start to look up when she becomes the object of affection of two seemingly normal guys, Mick (Brian O'Byrne) and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: sexy, touching, melancholic, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, divorce, romance, african american woman, adultery, black woman, love story, husband wife relationship, infidelity, looking for love, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: intense, sentimental, touching, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, self discovery, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, human nature, women, wedding, working class, female protagonist, eccentricity, disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, ...
Style: thought provoking, sexy, humorous, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, battle of the sexes, love triangle, lifestyle, women, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: romantic, sexy, humorous, feel good, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, corruption, gangsters, friendship, romance, african american, infidelity, black romance, segregation, multiple storylines, mentor, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Pursuit of Happiness (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An advertising executive fails to realize that the woman of his dreams is his best friend since first grade, now married to his cheating co-worker.
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, touching, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, friendship, relationships, crime gone awry, destiny, loneliness, advertising executive, midlife crisis, looking for love, obsessive quest, battle of the sexes, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Advice from a Caterpillar (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When it comes to romance, Missy's attitude has always been whatever. After all, her artistic career is flourishing...her spacious New York City loft is fabulous...and her relationship with a married man is totally uncomplicated-what more could ...
Style: sexy, touching, semi serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: gay, lgbtq, love triangle, gender, looking for love, couples, best friends, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, relationship vs career, chaos and mayhem, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Better Than Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexy, emotional, witty, humorous, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: sex, love triangle, romance, loneliness, lust, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, youth, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, australia, europe, england, sydney australia
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This Year's Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The big-screen debut from Scottish stage director David Kane, This Year's Love is a comedy about the romantic misadventures of six young people in Camden, North London. The marriage of tattoo artist Danny (Douglas Hanshall) and dressmaker ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, marriage, lust, love triangle, friendship, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: best friends, love, new year's eve, friendship, couples, nightlife, romance, love and romance, sexual dysfunction, twentysomething life, singleness, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, romance, best friends in love, dysfunctional family, happy ending, honest, best friends, couples, lifestyle, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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What Love Is (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's Valentine's Day and Tomhas big plans. He's about to get engaged and has a surprise party planned to share the good news with friends. But things take a turn for the worse. Tom returns home only to discover his girlfriend has ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: valentine's day, fall in love, battle of the sexes, looking for love, friendship, sexual relations, buddies, gender, lifestyle, best friends, thirtysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love, romance, insomnia, friends, jealousy, loneliness, gay, unlikely couple, looking for love, fall in love, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, vancouver, new jersey, usa ...
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54%
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: romantic, feel good, touching, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, friendship, romance, gay, lgbt, looking for love, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, lgbtq, jewish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Happy Birthday, Gemini (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the off-Broadway smash of the 1970's; a poor Harvard student's romance with a girl hits a rough spot when he realizes , on his 21st birthday, that he's in love with her brother.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, erotic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, family relations, coming of age, gender, youth, love and romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, romance, looking for love, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: harvard university, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: sexual, sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, unhappiness, dark humor, betrayal, infidelity, multiple storylines, friendship between men, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Nina Takes a Lover (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Laura San Giacomo stars in this sexy comedy about adultery. When Nina's (San Giacomo) husband goes out of town for several weeks on a business trip, Nina hooks up with a photographer. Told from a reporter's point of view, his interviews ...
Style: sexy, twists and turns, thought provoking, intellectual, cerebral ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, male nudity, love, fight scenes, life philosophy, weapons, sexualized violence, corruption, police investigation, glbt, mentor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sex, Politics & Cocktails (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Latin American filmmaker Sebastian Cortez (Julien Hernandez) is unable to commit to his girlfriend and, at age 30, finds himself alone and never in love in this irreverent comedy. On a mission to find the love of his life, he solicits help from his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay stereotype, coming out, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, culture clash, friendship, youth, society, love and romance, best friends, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, cuba
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