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: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, lyrical, emotional, talky, clever, biting ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, couple relations, fall in love, crumbling marriage, wife husband relationship, writer's life, midlife crisis, family problems, human nature, introspection, columnist, husband wife relationship, womanizer, love and romance, love affair, couples, media, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.

Most similar movies to Heartburn

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, dialogue, culture clash and marriage mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Heartburn: The Story of Us (1999), Terms of Endearment (1983), The Four Seasons (1981), The Squid and the Whale (2005), Falling in Love (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, parents and children, couple relations, family life, introspection, family relations, family problems, couples, lifestyle, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, terminal illness, opposites attract, loss of daughter, single mother, astronaut, retired, getting along, dishonesty, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 40s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, louisiana, new york, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, wilderness, human nature, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, friends, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, depressing, absurd, humorous ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, crumbling marriage, parents and children, writer's life, childhood memory, understanding, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, intellectual, humorous, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, thanksgiving, infidelity, architect, cocaine, audition, accountant, hypochondriac, extramarital affair, writing, sisters, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, friendship, dishonesty, family problems, breakup, couple relations, fall in love, romance, human nature, age difference ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: sincere, humorous, talky, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, elderly, romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, marriage, marital problem, golden years, self discovery, husband wife relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, filmmaking, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, family problems, drug addict, life is a bitch, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 15K
She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, breakup, divorce, revenge, rivalry, dishonesty, family problems, family conflict, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional marriage, mistress, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, rooftop, chance meeting, infidelity, midlife crisis, lifestyle, self discovery, family problems, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 3K
Breaking Up (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, romantic, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, marriage, fall in love, couple relations, opposites attract, male female relationship, interracial romance, infidelity, breakup, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: sexual, talky, cynical, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mate swapping, friends, friendship, college, coming of age, midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, college life, infidelity, love triangle, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 60s, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: sentimental, sincere, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, male female friendship, opposites attract, falling in love, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1987, year 1977
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, crumbling marriage, love and romance, looking for love, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, sincere, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, support group, infidelity, romance, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family problems, battle of the sexes, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Change of Seasons (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own.
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, forbidden love, singleness, romance, dangerous attraction, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, looking for love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, mental illness, housewife, marital problem, midlife crisis, destructive relationship, couple relations, love and romance, family in crisis, suburban life, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: touching, cynical, realistic, biting, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, pregnancy, adoption, cartoonist, baby, fall in love, introspection, love and romance, couples, family problems, journalism, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sleep with Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. ...
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, friendship, homosexuality, lifestyle, introspection, young lovers, gender, friends, looking for love, frame up, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, love and romance, nightlife, love affair, human nature, couples, lifestyle, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, husband wife relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, family problems, family relations, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Two Girls and a Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two women confront their boyfriend, a two-timing actor who professed eternal love to each.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, actor, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, womanizer, dishonesty, couples, revenge, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 40K
The Last Kiss (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Style: realistic, talky, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cheating, pregnancy, casual sex, battle of the sexes, architect, stripper, wedding, romance, hopes, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, australia, florence italy, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, unhappiness, extramarital affair, male friendship, betrayal, love affair, couple relations, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, midlife crisis, thirtysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: reunion, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, sisters, family problems, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, love and romance, family relations, human nature, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, talky, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couple relations, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, anniversary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 94 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: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, marriage, marital problem, midlife crisis, infidelity, romance, love affair, family life, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, parents and children, couple relations, romance, infidelity, looking for love, couples, love affair, eccentric family, fall in love, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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