Movies like Lonely Hearts 1982

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Lonely Hearts (1982)
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Lonely Hearts (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In this offbeat comedy, an unlikely romance develops between a flamboyant, middle-aged piano tuner and an extremely timid office worker
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, family relations, love and romance, couples, love affair, looking for love, introspection, lifestyle, adult virgin, human nature, bittersweet, hopes, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, computers and web, dog, loneliness, police, wine, birthday, age difference, priest, cemetery, church, male nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia

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Most similar movies to Lonely Hearts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, telephone call, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lonely Hearts: Cactus (1986), Crazy Moon (1987), Windrider (1986), The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992), Hello I Must Be Going (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cactus (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman who injured her eyes in car accident and a young blind man fall for each other.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, emotional, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: blind character, infidelity, blindness, nudity (full frontal - brief), cheating wife, husband wife relationship, premarital sex, sexual attraction, female nudity, extramarital affair, adultery, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, paris france
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Crazy Moon (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1987 Canadian film starring the then relatively unknown Kiefer Sutherland as Brooks, an eccentric rich kid, with a fondness for big band music, bow ties and taking strange photographs who one day whilst stealing a mannequin from a clothes store, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: deaf, teen romance, exploitation, mental illness, teenage girl, weirdo, store, teenage life, friendship, love affair, human nature, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
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80%
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Windrider (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A rock star falls for a rich man's son who competitively board-sails the coast of Western Australia.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: surfing, love affair, romance, contests and competitions, love and romance, ambition, competition, father son relationship, night, beach, island, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
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68%
The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: semi serious, realistic, thought provoking, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: oral sex, food, betrayal, family relations, suburbs, feminism, friendship, pregnancy, self discovery, infidelity, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Divorced and demoralized Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help, but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, hot and sexy, family relations, introspection, unlikely couple, love and romance, divorce, depression, love affair, mature woman, older woman younger man sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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58%
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Tim (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had found Tim. At first they are friends. But soon they become lovers, as Mary, drawn to ...
Style: romantic, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family relations, women, autism, empire, mental disorder, redheaded woman, single parent, romance, society, unlikely couple, social misfits ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath in north-west London, the film investigates the minutiae of seven couples. What makes us tick?
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay, fall in love, love affair, unlikely couple, romance, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, voyeur, divorce, seduction, blind date ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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53%
Better Than Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.
Style: sexy, emotional, witty, humorous, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: sex, romance, loneliness, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, fall in love, couples, youth, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, europe, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The romantic myth is exposed for Guy when he is plagued by memories of an old girlfriend on his wedding day.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: true love, wedding, couples, family relations, lifestyle, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, opposites attract, orphan, romance, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, opposites attract, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, family relations, couples, unlikely couple, love and romance, single parent, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All Night Long (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, nightlife, human nature, love affair, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: clever, humorous, allegory, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Plot: revolution, satire, politics, dark humor, farce, communism, insanity, male nudity, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: australia, russia, latvia, sydney australia, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Costas (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drama directed by Paul Cox.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: taxi, couples, forbidden love, love affair, politics, love and romance, immigrants, romance, society, journalism, misfit, taxi driver ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Republic of Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thrice-divorced radio DJ meets the woman of his dreams but can he convince her of the truth of his feelings? An exploration of love, adapted from the novel by Pulitzer prize winning author Carol Shields.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: true love, breakup, fall in love, looking for love, thirty something, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, tragic love, love affair, love at first sight, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Modern Girls (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Margo, Kelly, and CeCe have three things in common: they're roomates, they're gorgeous, and they're hooked on the glamour and excitement of L.A.'s rock and roll night life. When they get mixed up with a rock star, an arrogant ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightlife, nightclub, mistaken identity, friendship, youth, teenage life, romance, love and romance, buddies, obsessive quest, partners, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Silent Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Through an Internet service, a Montreal professor arranges for himself a Mexican bride. But both husband and wife, even with their good intentions, are in for a bumpy ride toward marital harmony.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, interracial relations, family relations, looking for love, love and romance, romance, society, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montreal, latin america, mexico, canada, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tattoo, a Love Story (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teacher Sara has always played by the rules and has never thought of herself as one who's attracted to the "bad boy" type. That all changes when tattoo artist Virgil takes part in a classroom show-and-tell session and Sara reluctantly ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, unlikely couple, school teacher, couple relations, looking for love, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, tattoo artist, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, touching, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, female nudity, midlife crisis, breakup, starting over, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, romance, betrayal, couple relations, fall in love, marital separation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, christmas, heat wave, injustice, against the odds, rebellion, state affairs, rivalry, society, fighting the system, murder victim, old man ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Strange Planet (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alice, Judy and Sally are three Australian roommates who are unlucky in love. Over the course of a year, they endure numerous personal ups and downs. Meanwhile, Ewan, Joel and Neil are friends and coworkers with similar problems, and gradually their ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, roommate, marriage, pregnancy, friendship, coitus, one night stand, marital problem, sex, female nudity, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: married man, sexual promiscuity, infidelity, sexual relations, polyamory, schoolgirl, working class, affair, husband wife relationship, friendship between girls, older man younger woman relationship, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Crossing (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A single day. To challenge the past. To accept the present. To decide the future. Sam arrives in his home town after 18 months away, hopeful that Meg, the girlfriend he abandoned, will go back with him to the city. His return brings the outside ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: friends, railway, train, car accident, dancing, coming of age, love triangle, small town, friendship, romance, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1965
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Dish & the Spoon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two wounded souls commiserate through drinking and aimless wandering while acting out the roles of the happy relationships that elude them in reality. Greta Gerwig and Olly Alexander deliver beautifully-tuned comic performances in their portrayal of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: infidelity, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, love affair, couples, disorder, breakup, young lovers, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Cape of Good Hope (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mark Bamford's thought-provoking comedy explores the ever-present friction between class, race and faith in modern-day South Africa, tracing the intersection of multiple lives. A Drama revolving around 3 women's lives and how they are ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: interracial relations, pregnancy, love triangle, love affair, couples, family problems, workplace, hopes, dishonesty, society, single parent, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Learning to Drive (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, driving lesson, romance, crumbling marriage, elderly, couples, family problems, friendship, husband wife relationship, adultery, women, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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30%
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, infidelity, friendship, fall in love, family relations, gay relationship, pregnancy, gay teenager, looking for love, couple relations, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Goodbye to All That (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Otto Wall is just a little unlucky in life, and unbeknownst to him, in love. When his wife suddenly asks for a divorce, he bounces between a search for answers, desperate attempts to stay connected to his daughter, and his fateful reentry into the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, single parent, starting over, hopes, parents and children, romance, suburbs, disorder, lie, divorce, friendship, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: touching, feel good, melancholic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, culture clash, hotel, fall in love, starting over, lifestyle, couples, dogma, relationships, love story, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: italy, venice, denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, chef, haunted by the past, love triangle, college, couple relations, romance, lifestyle, family problems, love and romance, unlikely couple, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, seattle, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Only Game in Town (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fran walks into a piano bar for pizza. She comes back home with Joe, the piano player. Joe plans on winning $5,000 and leave Las Vegas. Fran waits for something else. Meanwhile, he moves in with her.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: chorus girl, gambling, couples, couple relations, hotel, fall in love, addiction, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%