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L.A. Without a Map (1998)
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L.A. Without a Map (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An "aspiring Hollywood actress" (Vinessa Shaw), on a visit to a charming North England town, has a brief fling with the town undertaker (David Tennant), who also writes obituaries for the local paper. Returning home, where she works as a waitress at a Japanese restaurant, she tells everyone about the handsome "writer" she met on her trip. Unfortunately, he decides to follow her back to Hollywood, setting up the expected light romantic comedy with asides as the newcomer gains experience about the goings on in Hollywood.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, romance, love triangle, fall in love, actor's life, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couples, lifestyle, disorder, unlikely couple, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, misfit, love and romance, introspection, fish out of water, culture clash, sex, airplane, village, party, kitchen, restaurant, beach ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, england, usa, europe, las vegas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, love triangle and disorder mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like L.A. Without a Map: Still Breathing (1997), A Foreign Affair (2003), Hollywood, je t'aime (2009), Hollywood Dreams (2006), Mademoiselle (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
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Time: 70s
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A Foreign Affair (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two brothers need household help after their Ma passes away. They decide to join a romance tour to Russia to find and bring home a traditionally minded wife.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, social
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Hollywood, je t'aime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, captivating, emotional, psychological, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, romance, filmmaking, showbiz, fall in love, desire for fame, fish out of water, actor, audition, producer, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, love and romance, romance, love affair, lovers reunited, opposites attract, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, disorder, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, twentysomething life, couples, romance, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, brother sister relationship, first date, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
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Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: American-born Ray Rehman comes home one night to find his Pakistani father on his doorstep. Ray's Caucasian mother threw him out. It's an awkward time for his father to move in as Ray just proposed to his Caucasian girlfriend - who ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, couple relations, interracial relations, identity crisis, parents and children, actor's life, couples, family reunited, family relations, audition, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, touching, semi serious, romantic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Phileine Says Sorry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gorgeous Dutch youngster Max has two passions, acting and girls. The first becomes his brilliant career, which takes off so well he gets invited to a prestigious New York theatre course for a year. But since he met fickle bitch Phileine in an ...
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Cocktail (2012)
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Country: UK, India
Duration: 146 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
All Night Long (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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46%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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46%
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, light ...
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43%
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
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38%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
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