Movies like Heartburn

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Heartburn (1986)
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Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.
Style: melancholic, lyrical, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, talky, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, romance, dysfunctional family, journalist, battle of the sexes, divorce, fall in love, crumbling marriage, couple relations, midlife crisis, family problems, introspection, writer's life, human nature, women, husband wife relationship, writers, sex scene, adultery, cheating, marriage, catastrophe, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa

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Most similar movies to Heartburn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexy films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, storytelling, romance and relationships mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Heartburn: Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Postcards from the Edge (1990), An Unmarried Woman (1978), Carnal Knowledge (1971), The Daytrippers (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, ironic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, thanksgiving, sisters, family relations, dysfunctional family, hypochondriac, love triangle, audition, opera, midlife crisis, unfaithful husband, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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100%
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: touching, humorous, melancholic, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, addiction, drug abuse, drug addiction, women, female protagonist, depression, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, divorce, female nudity, breakup, mother daughter relationship, starting over, self discovery, romance, betrayal, fall in love, couple relations, marital separation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, melancholic, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, dog, single parent, parents and children, introspection, family life, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Carnal Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.
Style: sexy, talky, cynical, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, sex, college, coming of age, friendship, love triangle, battle of the sexes, romance, sexual content, friends, depression, male nudity ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, vietnam, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, chance meeting, drunkenness, family, gay, honest, loneliness, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: sexy, romantic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: love story, love, romance, infidelity, love triangle, female protagonist, marriage, relationships, family, love and romance, adaptation, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, italy, usa, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sexual Life (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Disparate individuals rationalize their infidelities.
Style: sexy, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, sex, friendship, looking for sex, singleness, sexual relations, love affair, dishonesty, womanizer, couples, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, sexy, melancholic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, marriage, money, money problems, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: romantic, feel good, funny, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: male female friendship, friendship, best friends in love, love, love story, opposites attract, autumn, romance, unlikely couple, unlikely friendships, initially antagonists, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1987, year 1977 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Funny About Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides she wants to have a baby, a goal that initially makes ...
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, cartoonist, baby, adoption, introspection, fall in love, marital reconciliation, chef, dysfunctional marriage, miscarriage, traffic jam, infertility ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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 ⇓
34%
 5.1
 4K
Committed (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After her husband, Carl, suddenly leaves, Joline travels from New York to Texas to track him down. Although Joline tries to remain upbeat, she is discouraged when she discovers that Carl already has a new girlfriend, the lovely Carmen. Familiarizing ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, melancholic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, adultery, breakup, obsession, ambition, desert, obsessive quest, love triangle, self discovery, crumbling marriage, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, texas, austin texas, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, introspection, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, fall in love, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationships, infidelity, honest, betrayal, family problems, secrets, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: new york, connecticut, new jersey, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: light, melancholic, twists and turns, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, romance, therapy, marriage counselor, psychiatrist, marriage, depression, relationships, happy ending, honest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 2K
Queens Logic (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, intellectual, surreal, melancholic, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, first contact, greed, dreams, vampire human love, gay, stereotypes, existentialism, gangsters, vengeance, runaway, romance ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: new york, california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 2K
The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, sexual relations, moral dilemma, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, open relationship, open marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard Cooper is a married man and father of two who is just plain bored with married life. Not getting any sex from his wife, he resorts to ogling random women on the street to the point he takes lunch late to look at them. When old crush Nikki ...
Style: funny, humorous, sexy, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, infidelity, love triangle, marital problem, midlife crisis, family relations, family life, love affair, romance, human nature, couple relations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All Night Long (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, love affair, human nature, nightlife, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it ...
Style: talky, touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sisters, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, redemption, betrayal, husband wife relationship, childhood, adaptation, parenthood, family relations, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: talky, intense, realistic, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, adultery, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 244
Almost You (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alex and Erica Boyer are a young couple in crisis. Alex, despite his loving wife, beautiful home and high-paying job, feels trapped. When Erica has an accident that leaves her temporarily confined to a wheelchair and requiring the services of a ...
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, talky, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, troubled marriage, wall street, midlife crisis, nurse, twentysomething life, infidelity, introspection, couple relations, cold relationship, disability, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 7.9
 140K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, meditative, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, age difference, love, divorce, romance, adultery, dating, friendship, mistress, crumbling relationship, city life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: satirical, disturbing, meditative, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, suicide, satire, adaptation, crumbling marriage, society, filmmaking, self discovery, lifestyle, starting over, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, breakup, lifestyle, obsessive quest, couple relations, human nature, obsession, couples, gender, romance, womanizer, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, heartbreaking, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, love story, romance, lovers reunited, destiny, bridesmaid, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Miss Firecracker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, beauty pageant, underdog, contests and competitions, love and romance, human nature, couples, family problems, youth, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, new york, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 20K
Meet Bill (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mild-mannered bank executive (Aaron Eckhart) mentors a teenage con artist and tries to make a career change as a doughnut merchant.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adultery, high school, midlife crisis, marital problem, mentor, stereotypes, infidelity, couple relations, introspection, crumbling marriage, unhappy, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%