Movies like Hero 1992

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Hero (1992)
 6.5
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Hero (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who is down on his luck, Bernie takes advantage of the crash, but then someone else claims credit for the rescue.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious, harsh, satirical, inspirational, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: mistaken identity, air disaster, rescue, chase, dishonesty, escapades, petty criminal, couple relations, love and romance, rivalry, custody battle, career criminal, unlikely hero, husband wife relationship, reporter, corruption, happy ending, vengeance, heroes, journalism, drifter, danger, couples, media, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and melancholic films with plots about storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, culture clash, adaptation, destiny and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Hero: Other People's Money (1991), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996), Straight Talk (1992), The Love Letter (1999), Angie (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Other People's Money (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, take over, workplace, opposites attract, workplace intrigue, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, workplace romance, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, new york, california
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95%
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, pregnancy, forbidden love, train wreck, romance, parents and children, cons and scams, love and romance, rise to the top, fall in love, babies and infants, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Straight Talk (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Honest and straightforward small-town Shirlee Kenyon chucks her boyfriend and heads for Chicago. Accidentally having to host a radio problem phone-in show, it is clear she is a natural and is hired on the spot. But the station insists she call ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, mistaken identity, talk radio, romance, small town, dishonesty, looking for love, disorder, workplace romance, downfall, workplace situations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, talky, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, mistaken identity, love letter, romance, couples, small town life, looking for love, love and romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 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, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, youth, opposites attract, self discovery, single parent, best friends, human nature, infidelity, love triangle, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.7
 5K
Speechless (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A romantic comedy. Michael Keaton and Geena Davis are speechwriters for competing political campaigns. Witty and amusing for the political junkies amongst us.
Style: humorous, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: politics, media, opposites attract, campaign, battle of the sexes, romance, workplace, rivalry, thirtysomething life, love triangle, state affairs, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 11K
Leap of Faith (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jonas Nightengale is a fraudulent Christian faith healer who makes a living travelling around America holding revival meetings and conducting 'miracles' with the help of his friend and manager, Jane, and their entourage. One of their ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: small town, preacher, redemption, dishonesty, cons and scams, opposites attract, romance, small town life, bus, male female relationship, miraculous event, character study ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 40K
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mayor, christmas, friendship, election, friends, romance, golden years, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, buddies, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, suspense ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, ambition, rivalry, celebrity culture, rich and poor, artists and showbiz, movie business, film industry, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 8K
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: clever, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, friends, buddies, couples, infidelity, african american, sex scene, stripper, black romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, media, urban, workplace, couples, columnist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.0
 27K
Pushing Tin (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, contests and competitions, ambition, control room, dishonesty, workplace situations, competition, self control, airport, justice, paranoia, character study ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 1K
Commandments (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seth Warner has reached the end of his rope. Ever since his wife died two years earlier, his world has been in turmoil. He is despondent, his career has fallen apart, even his house has been destroyed. There seems to be nothing left for him to live ...
Style: humorous, cynical, offbeat, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, redemption, love and romance, down on your luck, couple relations, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, love triangle, religions or cults, nothing goes right, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, career woman, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, nothing goes right, manipulations, workplace, power relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
For Love or Money (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: concierge, hotel, deception, mistress, romance, betrayal, couples, couple relations, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: new york, europe, ireland, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, parents and children, romance, workplace situations, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, couples, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 2K
Touch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.
Style: cynical, realistic, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, religions or cults, hopes, investigation, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, cons and scams, life is a bitch, miraculous event, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Don Juan DeMarco (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: John Arnold DeMarco is a man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world. Clad in a cape and mask, DeMarco undergoes psychiatric treatment with Dr. Jack Mickler to cure him of his apparent delusion. But the psychiatric sessions have ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, mental institution, mental illness, self discovery, psychiatrist, patient, romance, love, doctors and patients, love and romance, couples, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, dog, love, model, veterinarian, romance, radio, disorder, comedy of errors, love and romance, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, society, looking for love, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 45K
Dave (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence looks exactly like the President. As such, when Mitchell wants to escape an ...
Style: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: politics, coma, secret service, political corruption, president, congress, romance, head of state, white house, state affairs, americana, couples ...
Time: 90s, twentieth century, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 74K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: political corruption, political conspiracy, presidential election, election, election campaign, senator, cia, politics, war, journalism, cons and scams, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 39K
Edtv (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, audition, tv show, misfit, human nature, tv star, showbiz, love and romance, romantic rivalry, fictional reality show, reality tv, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Two Family House (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Buddy Visalo (Michael Rispoli) is a factory worker, a frustrated crooner who once had a shot at the big time. Buddy's dreams of greatness have been reduced to an endless series of failed moneymaking schemes. His latest is buying a two-family ...
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: working class, island, pregnancy, couples, americana, society, human nature, couple relations, down on your luck, love and romance, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Perez Family (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: reunion, prostitute, mistaken identity, political prisoner, immigration, immigrants, destiny, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, usa, latin america, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Black Book (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, Stacy -- who works for a talk show -- becomes a bona fide snoop. With her colleague, Barb, Stacy gets the names of Derek's ex-lovers and interviews them, supposedly for an ...
Style: cynical, humorous, romantic, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, workplace situations, thirtysomething life, rise to the top, media satire, television show, manipulation, hidden truth, betrayal, doubt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 11K
I Love Trouble (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rival Chicago reporters Sabrina Peterson (Roberts) and Peter Brackett (Nolte) reluctantly join forces to uncover a train wreck conspiracy and bite off more than they can chew while pursuing the story and bickering along the way - and falling in ...
Style: witty, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, whistleblower, opposites attract, reporter, romance, fall in love, media, love and romance, unlikely couple, uncover truth, train, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 116K
The Break-Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and ...
Style: humorous, cynical, sentimental, funny, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, uninhibited rivalry, romance, verbal byplay, battle of the sexes, hopes, family problems, rivalry, introspection, break-up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 18K
Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: transplant, romance, destiny, love and romance, dealing with death, fall in love, golden years, hopes, couples, coincidence, couple relations, veterinarian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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