Movies like Living It Up

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Living It Up (2000)
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Living It Up (2000)
Original name: La gran vida
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lola, a Mexican waitress working in Madrid, befriends a 30-year-old suicidal man who has borrowed $1,000,000 to spend on his last day on Earth, knowing he will be killed anyway if he fails to return the money. After meeting Lola, however, he decides that life might be worth living after all.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: mafia, debt, romance, fall in love, danger, gangsters, crimes, crime, young lovers, love, waitress, love and romance, on the run, deadend life, chases and races, loan, life turned upside down, sexual content, change of luck, profanity, money, suicide, suicide attempt, kiss, money laundering ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid

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Most similar movies to Living It Up

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations, disorder and gangsters mostly in Comedy, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Living It Up: The Opposite of Love (2011), Three Many Weddings (2013), Say I Do (2004), Sleepless in Madrid (1998), Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Opposite of Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An on-again/off-again couple lays out their ideas on how their relationship should work.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, romance, fall in love, breakup, couples, renewed love, love and romance, sister sister relationship, showbiz, show business, firefighter, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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95%
Three Many Weddings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, singleness, romance, fall in love, falling in love, personal growth, supportive coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Say I Do (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An unlikely couple fake a relationship to win a TV game show prize. Wannabe actress Estrella dreams of becoming a hostess on a romance reality-TV show presented by Amador Rosales. Meanwhile, movie usher and film buff Victor, who hates such reality ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, tv show, media, dishonesty, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, couples, disorder, aspiring actor, ladykiller, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Sleepless in Madrid (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eva, Alba y Juan are the protagonist of the story. Eva gives birth to Marina, Alba has just been left by her boyfriend. And Juan is happily married. Their paths intersect one night and their lifes will change forever.
Style: touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, babies and infants, bittersweet, profanity, wedding, sexual content, introspection, romance, unfulfillment, insomnia, drugs/alcohol, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Unresolved Sexual Tension (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: University Professor Juanjo falls into a tailspin of depression and confusion after being dumped by his girlfriend. Convinced that he is being manipulated by her, he persuades his boldest student, Nico, to help him regain his former love. However, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, couples, love and romance, college, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, topless, bikini, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Looking for Lola (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Looking for Lola is a comical look at the world of relationships and highlights just how far we will go to impress that special someone... Mike (Mark Kassen) has moved to L.A. with dreams of being a writer. In order to keep his parents satisfied, he ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: nightclub, dancing, true love, comedy of errors, follow your dream, young lovers, dancer's life, romance, showbiz, fall in love, lie, illegal alien ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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74%
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maria (Carol Kane) is the wife of a murdered Mafia bookkeeper. With her baby in tow, she tracks the hitman to the airport, intending to shoot the man. A pickpocket causes the gun to discharge prematurely, and now it's Maria who is being ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: chase, taxi, fall in love, airport, murder, deadly, babies and infants, chases and races, danger, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Loners (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Robert works for a travel agency and helps to arrange scenes from the everyday lives of "ordinary" Czech families as an attraction for Japanese tourists. He also works as a kind of matchmaker and occasionally helps to put together some of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, sexual ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, friendship, love and romance, couples, ufo, love, sexual relations, mother daughter relationship, marijuana, radio, tourist ...
Time: 90s
Place: prague, europe, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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A Woman in the Rain (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, parallel world, destiny, fall in love, love affair, road not taken, couples, multiple outcomes, rain
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Love Is Not What It Used to Be (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alex comes across Lucias life, two youngsters who start discovering each other, the escape velocity will determine their future.Paz y Jorge see how their relationship is fading and they don't know what to do, hyperbola, whose bodies will never ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, touching, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couples, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, romance, city life, elderly lovers, female nudity, husband wife relationship, restaurant, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Moon in a Bottle (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zeta has a month to hand in a novel she has been commissioned to write and every day she searches for inspiration among the strange customers who are regulars at the Café Rossignol. There she becomes close to Alicia, a pretty waitress who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: ambition, desire for fame, fall in love, love and romance, writer's life, friends, bar, ghost writer, blind ambition, artists and showbiz, piano, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Party 7 (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven characters, introduced at the start of the film, get thrown together into the same hotel room: a thief who's stolen a suitcase of money from the mob, his ex-girlfriend, her obsessive boyfriend, the mob soldier sent to retrieve the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: thief, hitman, mistaken identity, chase, dishonesty, love and romance, criminal's revenge, betrayal, disorder, mentally unstable, danger, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Adrenaline Drive (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A gas leak explosion at a yakuza hideout provides a shy nurse and a rental car clerk with the opportunity to take a briefcase full of money. A cross-country chase ensues.
Style: offbeat, stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, on the run, yakuza, odd couple, crimes, rivalry, nothing goes right, criminal heroes, love and romance, unlikely criminals, crime, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
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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
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, unlikely criminals, odd couple, love and romance, romance, couples, on the road, crimes, aspiring actor, small town, shoplifting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
To Hell With The Ugly (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Eliseo is ugly, lame and single. He hasn't met the woman of his life and has never known love. Nati is ugly, missing a breast and separated. She found the man of her life but, even so, has never experienced true love. Eliseo thinks that the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, couples, family relations, society, friendship, rivalry, love and romance, physical appearance, silly humor, singleness, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Who Do I Gotta Kill? (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Who says crime doesn't pay? The mob will pay Jimmy Corona anything to stay away. But, then again, so would most people. His agent brushes off Jimmy's latest book proposal: detailing the conspiracy between Lee Harvey Oswald and Marylin ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: deadly, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, murder, down on your luck, graphic violence, unlikely criminals, crimes, assassination, conspiracy, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
California Casanova (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stagehand at a nightclub falls for one of the performers. He wins her heart after taking lessons on suavity from a gigolo "count".
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, nightclub, profanity, strong sexual content, power relations, disorder, couples, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), starting over, farce, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
54%
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The Mafia Kills Only in Summer (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While Arturo tries to gain the love of Flora, he witnesses the history of Sicily from 1969 to 1992, miraculously dodging the crimes of the Mafia and supporting as a journalist the heroic struggle of the judges and policemen who fought this infamous ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: romance, youth, gangsters, innocence lost, love and romance, coincidence, crimes, unfulfilled love, mayor, coming of age, satire, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 90s
Place: sicily, italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, romance, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, love triangle, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love affair, couple relations ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
More Grief Than Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David is a teenager who feels he doesn't belong to a life where his family, friends and the girl he loves seem not to understand him.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: teenage love, family relations, couples, nothing goes right, youth, love and romance, romance, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage crush, coming of age, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mr. Wrong (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, wooing, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, lifestyle, obsession, wedding, thirtysomething life, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
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V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, introspection, love affair, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, couple relations, romance, hopes, battle of the sexes, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Two Tough Guys (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two botcher killers, Paco and Alex carry out a crime caper. Later on, they are joined by Tatiana - ​a young whore, who shows great love for Alex. In pursuing its objective the losers will face a group of murderers, a butcher with dark business, a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, rough, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, goofy hero, on the run, crimes, deadly, danger, buddies, gangsters, partners, stupidity, tough heroes, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Playing Mona Lisa (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young pianist is looking for love in all the wrong places once her fiancee drops her. Maybe her flame will be rekindled both for the piano and a new love?
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, fall in love, nothing goes right, opposites attract, relationship vs career, teenage love, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love and romance, supportive spouse, musician's life, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Puzzled Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sun from Chicago (USA) and Lucas from Mallorca (Spain) meet each other in a students's flat in Barcelona. They fall in love and try to enjoy it without thinking of their separation at the term's ending. Will their love prevail?
Style: sentimental, humorous, light, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: love affair, young lovers, romance, couples, youth, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), student, exchange student, bittersweet, sexual content, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Last Five Girlfriends (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My Last Five Girlfriends traces the romantic journey of thirtysomething bachelor Duncan. As the film opens, the despondent Duncan is apparently preparing to take his own life, but not before taking the time to send a message to the last five women ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, true love, wooing, breakup, romance, fall in love, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, thirtysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
All's Well, Ends Well 2011 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The follow-up to 2009's All's Well Ends Well, with returning stars Louis Koo, Sandra Ng, and Ronald Cheng delivering Lunar New Year period comedy shenanigans for 2010. Angelababy makes a cute appearance in this farce about mistaken ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: battle of the sexes, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, looking for love, wooing, silly humor, love and romance, computers and web, self discovery, urban, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: loan shark, money, couple relations, eccentric family, fall in love, cons and scams, down on your luck, screwball, loan, romance, nothing goes right, prostitute ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Chain of Fools (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An avid detective is assigned to investigate the heist of a batch of precious coins that end up in the hands of a suicidal barber.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, twists and turns ...
Plot: romance, transvestite, love and romance, theft, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, kidnapping, hitman, eccentricity, greed, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%