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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, semi serious, witty, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: starlet, journalism, celebrity culture, romance, showbiz, workplace situations, rise to the top, workplace romance, fish out of water, love affair, ambition, love and romance, fame, love triangle, sarcasm, rags to riches, writers, obsession, love story, stripper, party, drugs/alcohol, urban, media, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london, england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue and runaway mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like How to Lose Friends & Alienate People: How Do You Know (2010), Broadcast News (1987), Working Girl (1988), Isn't She Great (2000), America's Sweethearts (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, love and romance, athlete, ambition, athlete's life, revelation, love story, embarrassment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 24K
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: clever, witty, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, journalism, workaholic, romance, unlikely couple, journalist, workplace romance, media satire, tv show, love and romance, media, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 46K
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: talky, clever, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, business, love and romance, rise to the top, workplace romance, workplace, determination, love triangle, hopes, couples, couple relations, wall street ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Isn't She Great (2000)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Japan, Canada
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: autism, ambition, terminal illness, actor's life, writer's life, rise to the top, couple relations, cinderella story, artists and showbiz, aging, addiction, celebrity culture ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: couples, hollywood, romance, love triangle, showbiz, filmmaking, paparazzi, marriage crisis, desire for fame, dishonesty, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 70K
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: ambition, love affair, betrayal, urban, love and romance, couples, buddies, rise to the top, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, new york, usa, caribbean, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: talk radio, mistaken identity, fish out of water, romance, small town, actor's life, unlikely couple, journalism, urban, looking for love, rich and poor, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, arkansas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, christmas, looking for love, thirtysomething life, holiday, diary, love triangle, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, infidelity, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dedicated environmental lawyer Lucy Kelson goes to work for billionaire George Wade as part of a deal to preserve a community center. Indecisive and weak-willed George grows dependent on Lucy's guidance on everything from legal matters to ...
Style: romantic, sweet, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, love triangle, workplace romance, opposites attract, uninhibited rivalry, boss and employee, love and romance, rivalry, verbal byplay, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Some Kind Of Beautiful (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: By day, Richard Haig is a successful and well-respected English professor at renowned Trinity College in Cambridge. By night, Richard indulges his own romantic fantasies with a steady stream of beautiful undergraduates. But Richard has grown tired ...
Style: romantic, sweet, satirical, funny, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: relationships, romance, womanizer, love triangle, love affair, introspection, love and romance, university, teachers and students, troubled marriage, love story, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, mexico, california, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, rise to the top, addiction, love and romance, fashion, temptation, city life, overnight success, workplace romance, journalism, ambition, journal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 9K
The Good Guy (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street ...
Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, romance, city life, hotshot hero, rise to the top, love affair, ambition, gain trust, power relations, workplace, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, absurd, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: paparazzi, wedding, island, hiding, disorder, hidden identity, love and romance, disguise, lifestyle, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: semi serious, talky, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: actor's life, workplace romance, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, workplace situations, filmmaking, love and romance, media, artists and showbiz, gender, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
It's Complicated (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, family relations, love affair, love and romance, old love, dating, ex husband, ex couple relations, eccentric family, regret, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Paris, the pharmacist Alice has been an obsessed Woody Allen fan since she was fifteen and has seen all his movies and talks to him alone in her room. When she meets Pierre in a night-club, she finds that he loves jazz and she believes he is her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, love and romance, thirtysomething life, love affair, love triangle, love, single woman, looking for love, opposites attract, male objectification, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 2K
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, talky, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden camera, romance, nothing goes right, fall in love, unlikely couple, journalism, looking for love, singleness, wooing, workplace romance, media satire, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: humorous, cynical, romantic, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, workplace situations, television show, manipulation, media satire, thirtysomething life, rise to the top, hidden truth, reality tv, betrayal, doubt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fashion, waiter, photographer, city life, romance, urban, actor's life, conspiracy, voyeur, sex, model, job ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blonde Ambition (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friend, cinderella story, rise to the top, screwball, urban, romance, friends, stripper, fish out of water, ambition, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Imagine Me & You (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During her wedding ceremony, Rachel notices Luce in the audience and feels instantly drawn to her. The two women become close friends, and when Rachel learns that Luce is a lesbian, she realizes that despite her happy marriage to Heck, she is ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, coming out, gays and lesbians, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, couple relations, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 6K
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: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: paparazzi, desire for fame, opposites attract, celebrity culture, hollywood, showbiz, filmmaking, ambition, couples, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: witty, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, desire for fame, romance, rise to the top, innocence lost, rich and poor, celebrity culture, showbiz, ambition, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.5
 65K
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tv reporter, work ethic, workaholic, drugs/alcohol, verbal byplay, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, ambition, media, workplace, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 7K
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, romance, suburbs, performer's life, friendship, redemption, showbiz, ambition, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, suburban life, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, medical school, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hollywood Dreams (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tale of a young girl fresh off the bus from Iowa, who falls in love with a sexy and promising young actor, though their relationship threatens to complicate her own obsessive goal of becoming a famous actress. The film perfectly captures the ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: actor's life, musician's life, hollywood, celebrity culture, fish out of water, romance, gender bending, bus, midlife crisis, mistaken identity, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, iowa, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.9
 995
Side Effects (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: America! Built on a better pill. Karly Hert has spent the last ten years selling drugs. Legally, that is. Karly is a pharmaceutical sales representative. She sells pills to doctors. She makes lots of money. She has a company car. She has a nice fat ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever
Plot: moral dilemma, rise and fall, obsession, promotion, job, industry, love, corporation, romance, boss and employee, love affair, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 24K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hip hop, drugs/alcohol, artists and showbiz, urban, actor's life, strong sexual content, comedian, reporter, interview, fiance fiancee relationship, movie star, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, urban, love and romance, romance, legal action, workplace romance, culture clash, workplace situations, fall in love, legal, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 1K
Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, couple relations, romance, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, workplace romance, love and romance, couples, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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