Movies like Heartburn

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Heartburn (1986)
 6.1
 8K
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, couple relations, dialogue, love and romance, marriage and life philosophy 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.
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, introspection, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cancer, terminal illness, loss of daughter, opposites attract, single mother, astronaut, family in crisis, life is a bitch, getting along, unsupportive parent, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 40s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, louisiana, new york, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, human nature, introspection, best friends, self discovery, partners, couples, family problems, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, absurd, humorous, intellectual ...
Plot: divorce, self fulfillment, museum, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adolescence, self esteem, writer's life, parents and children, crumbling marriage, childhood memory, understanding ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, semi serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: thanksgiving, artist, infidelity, audition, cocaine, architect, accountant, writing, hypochondriac, extramarital affair, sisters, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 38K
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: humorous, sincere, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, elderly, romance, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, marriage, self discovery, golden years, marital problem, husband wife relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, friendship, teacher student relationship, dishonesty, family problems, breakup, friends, couple relations, romance, age difference ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, self discovery, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, chance meeting, rooftop, infidelity, suburbs, self discovery, midlife crisis, family life, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: talky, emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: college, infidelity, friendship, dishonesty, couples, introspection, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, human nature, intrigue, breakup, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 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, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, male female relationship, interracial romance, infidelity, breakup, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 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, offbeat, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, revenge, breakup, battle of the sexes, divorce, vengeance, obsession, dysfunctional family, rivalry, suburbs, family problems, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: friends, friendship, college, coming of age, infidelity, love triangle, college life, midlife crisis, battle of the sexes, mate swapping, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: vietnam, asia, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1982, year 1987
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, love and romance, crumbling marriage, looking for love, unfulfillment, master and servant, power relations, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: witty, clever, humorous, talky, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, stalking, single parent, dog, neighbor, stalker, alzheimer's disease, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, suburban life, writer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: support group, sex addict, infidelity, romance, family problems, couples, love affair, dishonesty, introspection, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, touching, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, forbidden love, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dangerous attraction, couple relations, looking for love, family problems, couples ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, semi serious, clever, witty, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, mental illness, marital problem, housewife, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, sexual relations, love and romance, suburban life, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, witty, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, adoption, pregnancy, cartoonist, baby, fall in love, introspection, workplace, unfulfillment, romance, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, witty, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, friendship, homosexuality, looking for love, fall in love, dishonesty, couples, buddies, couple relations, frame up, gender ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
52%
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, unhappiness, extramarital affair, male friendship, betrayal, love affair, couple relations, battle of the sexes, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, midlife crisis, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, sincere, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cheating, pregnancy, casual sex, battle of the sexes, architect, stripper, wedding, romance, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, copenhagen denmark, sydney australia, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, family problems, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, couple relations, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, adultery, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, anniversary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, couple relations, romance, parents and children, infidelity, fall in love, eccentric family, looking for love, couples, love affair, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, touching, humorous, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, bridesmaid, romance, lovers reunited, infidelity, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, couples, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 38K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, age difference, romance, thirtysomething life, couples, fall in love, love affair, love of one's life, parents and children, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 2K
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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, human nature, gender, self discovery, opposites attract, single parent, youth, fall in love, family life, couples, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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