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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, intellectual, clever, witty, offbeat, biting, realistic ...
Plot: starlet, journalism, workplace romance, rise to the top, romance, love and romance, ambition, love affair, fish out of water, fame, showbiz, celebrity culture, workplace situations, journalist, love triangle, party, stripper, sarcasm, rags to riches, writers, obsession, magazine, love story, agent, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about love and romance, mentor, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue, pornography and destiny mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like How to Lose Friends & Alienate People: How Do You Know (2010), Morning Glory (2010), Isn't She Great (2000), 20 Dates (1998), Broadcast News (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, wooing, love affair, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, athlete, revelation, embarrassment, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 67K
Morning Glory (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young and devoted morning television producer is hired as an executive producer on a long-running morning show at a once-prominent but currently failing station in New York City. Eager to keep the show on air, she recruits a former news ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: work ethic, workaholic, media, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition, ratings, coworker, unsupportive coworkers, employer employee relationship, antisocial behavior, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Isn't She Great (2000)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann, the famed writer of "The Valley Of The Dolls" and other trashy novels. Facing a failing career, Susann meets a ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, ambition, autism, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, writer's life, rise to the top, love and romance, media, lifestyle, showbiz, actor's life ...
Time: 70s, 40s, 60s, 50s, 30s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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20 Dates (1998)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Myles is divorced in L.A. He wants a love life and a film career. So he decides to go on 20 dates and find true love in front of a camera, making his first feature. His patient agent, Richard, finds a $60,000 investor, the shadowy Elie. Myles starts ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden camera, romance, filmmaking, workplace, couples, fall in love, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, singleness, love and romance, media satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Broadcast News (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: workaholic, love triangle, journalism, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, media satire, workplace situations, network, couples, workplace romance, tv show ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, media satire, workplace situations, rise to the top, city life, unlikely couple, small town life, couples ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.3
 23K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, lifestyle, showbiz, spectacle, writing, greed, loneliness, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, rivalry, ambition, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, rich and poor, movie business, film industry, personality change ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Real Blonde (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.
Style: clever, realistic, feel good, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fashion, waiter, photographer, romance, friendship, urban, gender, showbiz, actor's life, celebrity culture, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 73K
Cocktail (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After being discharged from the Army, Brian Flanagan moves back to Queens and takes a job in a bar run by Doug Coughlin, who teaches Brian the fine art of bar-tending. Brian quickly becomes a patron favorite with his flashy drink-mixing style. Brian ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, love and romance, buddies, couples, love affair, teaching the ways of the world, bartender, rags to riches, love triangle, best friend, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, new york, usa, caribbean, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, talky, cynical, witty ...
Plot: rise to the top, artists and showbiz, media satire, workplace situations, ambition, actor's life, desire for fame, celebrity culture, love and romance, rising to stardom, gays and lesbians, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 47K
Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: clever, captivating, talky, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, business, workplace romance, rise to the top, cinderella story, workplace, love triangle, wall street, female protagonist, secretary, career, boss ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door-until ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, funny, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: shopping, fashion, rise to the top, addiction, love and romance, temptation, city life, overnight success, workplace romance, journal, journalism, columnist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, misfit, human nature, tv show, 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 ⇓
53%
America's Sweethearts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hollywood, couples, filmmaking, paparazzi, romance, love triangle, showbiz, desire for fame, dishonesty, marriage crisis, infidelity, promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 25K
Top Five (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancé talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
Style: humorous, talky, witty, clever, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: interview, hip hop, filmmaking, opposites attract, tv show, media, showbiz, urban, actor's life, introspection, strong sexual content, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, diary, looking for love, love and romance, thirtysomething life, christmas, love triangle, holiday, couples, infidelity, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
She's Funny That Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, light ...
Plot: infidelity, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor, actor's life, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, romance, adultery, call girl, father son relationship, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tamara Drewe (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
Style: sexy, witty, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: countryside, village, infidelity, social relations, bohemian life, couples, love affair, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry, youth, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
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Darling (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A beautiful but amoral model sleeps her way to the top of the London fashion scene at the height of the Swinging Sixties.
Style: cynical, witty, clever, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: fashion, model, infidelity, abortion, journalist, extramarital affair, rich and poor, rise to the top, romance, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, love and romance ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: england, italy, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, realistic, touching ...
Plot: romance, redemption, showbiz, actor's life, friendship, love and romance, performer's life, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, suburban life, friends, ambition ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, realistic, clever, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, journalist, relationship vs career, boss and employee, journalism, workplace situations, city life, new job, media satire, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, workplace situations, couple relations, rise to the top, media satire, thirtysomething life, manipulation, television show, hidden truth, betrayal, doubt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Livin' Large! (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young black reporter begins to lose his identity.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, workplace situations, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, love and romance, showbiz, society, self discovery, workplace, journalism, media, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, hopes, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Get Well Soon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After having a nervous breakdown, a popular talk-show host confronts his ex-girlfriend who is dating a cross-dresser.
Style: cynical, talky, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, love and romance, disorder, couples, opposites attract, true love, media, lifestyle, gender, unlikely couple, media satire, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, marriage, marital problem, midlife crisis, infidelity, romance, family life, love affair, couple relations, family relations, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Delirious (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: paparazzi, obsession, love and romance, desire for fame, media satire, rise to the top, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, small time, ambition, homeless, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, england, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Decoy Bride (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A local woman is hired to draw paparazzi away from a Hollywood actress who has come to Scotland to get married.
Style: humorous, funny, romantic, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: paparazzi, island, wedding, disorder, hidden identity, hiding, love and romance, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, disguise, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Stardom (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.
Style: humorous, clever, captivating, sexual, offbeat ...
Plot: fashion, rise and fall, small town, obsession, desire for fame, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, destructive relationship, media satire, ambition, rise to the top, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, canada, europe, montreal quebec canada, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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