Movies like Husbands and Wives

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Husbands and Wives (1992)
 7.5
 29K
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 meet new people, the marriage of Gabe and Judy gets more and more strained, and they begin to find themselves being attracted to other people.
Style: realistic, talky, melancholic, sincere, semi serious, sexy, clever, bleak, witty, cynical ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, midlife crisis, divorce, loneliness, depression, breakup, relationships, character study, friendship, age difference, family problems, dishonesty, slut, call girl, romance, friends, fall in love, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, teacher student relationship, love story, writers, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Husbands and Wives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, talky, clever and interesting films with plots about storytelling, relationships, dialogue, life philosophy, mentor, loneliness and couples mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Husbands and Wives: Manhattan (1979), Sideways (2004), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989), Annie Hall (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, meditative, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, age difference, love, divorce, romance, adultery, dating, friendship, mistress, crumbling relationship, city life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Sideways (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.
Style: road movie, talky, sentimental, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: road trip, wine, vacation, friendship, writers, vineyard, on the road, midlife crisis, infidelity, depression, character study, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, san francisco, usa, san diego california, los angeles
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100%
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, humorous, witty, ironic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, thanksgiving, sisters, family relations, dysfunctional family, hypochondriac, love triangle, audition, opera, midlife crisis, unfaithful husband, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, murder, mistress, crimes, justice, guilt, loveless marriage, blackmail, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 264K
Annie Hall (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Style: philosophical, humorous, funny, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: neurosis, love, jewish, romance, breaking the fourth wall, relationships, comedian, love story, friendship, loneliness, culture clash, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, brooklyn new york city, california, usa ...
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100%
 7.2
 14K
Another Woman (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, meditative, talky, depressing ...
Plot: midlife crisis, writers, eavesdropping, depression, philosophy, psychiatrist, human nature, self discovery, melancholy, psychology, friendship, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 4K
Afterglow (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A handyman with marital problems meets a housewife with the same.
Style: sexy, talky, clever, visually appealing, twists and turns ...
Plot: depression, infidelity, polyamory, obsession, romance, older woman younger man relationship, loneliness, sarcasm, marriage, adultery, runaway, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, canada
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100%
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: philosophical, melancholic, talky, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writers, life philosophy, loneliness, love affair, existentialism, sarcasm, creativity, friends, family problems, crumbling marriage, art, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationships, infidelity, honest, betrayal, family problems, secrets, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1988
Place: new york, connecticut, new jersey, poland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy, sexual, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, farce, infidelity, marriage, love, doctor, writers, magic, love story, loneliness, lone hero, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda ...
Style: surreal, sexy, funny, talky, humorous ...
Plot: adoption, child, adoptive mother, prostitution, prostitute, loneliness, dysfunctional family, life philosophy, family relations, love and romance, adopted son, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: funny, talky, witty, touching, humorous ...
Plot: screwball, gangsters, jewish, mafia, female protagonist, art, dysfunctional family, eccentricity, melancholy, hitman, bittersweet, satire ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 70s, year 1984, 20th century ...
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 10K
September (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At a summer house in Vermont, neighbor Howard falls in love with Lane, who's in a relationship with Peter, who's falling for Stephanie, who's married with children.
Style: talky, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, friendship, depression, loneliness, love triangle, family relations, couples, family problems, parents and children, friends, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mild mannered film critic is dumped by his wife and his ego is crushed. His hero persona is the tough guy played by Humphrey Bogart in many of his movies and the apparition of Bogart begins showing up to give him advice. With the encouragement of ...
Style: funny, sexy, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, nymphomaniac, divorce, adultery, farce, art, love, friendship, advice, dating, workaholic, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
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Anything Else (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda ...
Style: melancholic, witty, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychoanalysis, advice, relationship problems, young lovers, couple relations, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, writer's life, love and romance, lifestyle, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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47%
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, feel good, semi serious, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, sex addict, family problems, battle of the sexes, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, friendship, loneliness, adultery, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
New York Stories (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, art, obsession, young heroes, luxury hotel, hotel, jealousy, family relations, gallery, youth, city life, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, greece, tokyo, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: witty, stylized, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, divorce, life philosophy, multiple storylines, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, looking for love, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, divorce, female nudity, breakup, mother daughter relationship, starting over, self discovery, romance, betrayal, fall in love, couple relations, marital separation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: talky, atmospheric, tragicomedy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: music, jazz, musician, infidelity, love and romance, musician's life, fall in love, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, art, artist, music business ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: philosophical, sexy, surreal, talky, clever ...
Plot: weekend, existentialism, artist, satire, price of fame, flashback, nostalgia, argument, alien, childhood memory, discussion, mental illness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: sexy, touching, melancholic, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, divorce, romance, african american woman, adultery, black woman, love story, husband wife relationship, infidelity, looking for love, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, romantic, light, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, romance, christmas, extramarital affair, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, love story, women ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mudane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, surreal, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, movie star, daydreamer, writers, imagination, love story, magic realism, real world, couples, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, fish out of water ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
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She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: talky, melancholic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: infidelity, relationships, unlikely friendships, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, opposites attract, wedding, love of one's life, sibling relationship, siblings relations, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new orleans, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 14K
Alice (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults Dr. Yang, an oriental herbalist who realizes that her problems are not related to her back, but in ...
Style: thought provoking, unusual plot structure, melancholic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, infidelity, magic, female protagonist, invisible man, identity crisis, bored housewife, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, potion, ghost, fantasy life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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: light, entertaining, romantic, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, female protagonist, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, brother sister relationship, adultery, infidelity, marital problem, marriage, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sexy, melancholic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, marriage, money, money problems, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: talky, witty, humorous, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: art, writers, psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, sexual content, writer's block, psychiatry, prostitution, depression, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: talky, intense, realistic, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, adultery, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, lawyer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new york, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%