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, looking for love, computers and web, hopes, love affair, human nature, couples, lifestyle, introspection, adult virgin, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, bittersweet, dog, gay, loneliness, police, church, telephone, birthday, wine, cemetery, singing ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, love affair, family relations, looking for love and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lonely Hearts: Cactus (1986), Crazy Moon (1987), Better Than Sex (2000), Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006), The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992). 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: psychological, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, starting over, mysterious character, opposites attract, lifestyle, unfulfillment, dealing with death, romance, danger, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, paris france
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95%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: teen romance, girl in bra and panties, couples, friends, coming of age, romance, misfit, hopes, mute or deaf, youth, love and romance, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, witty, humorous, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, sex, looking for love, fall in love, opposites attract, lifestyle, romance, love affair, sexual relations, couples, youth, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, london, england, europe, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, humorous, realistic, exciting, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, romance, thirtysomething life, love affair, couple relations, sexual relations, looking for love, singleness, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: clever, touching, sincere, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: suburbs, infidelity, pregnancy, feminism, self discovery, friendship, dysfunctional family, family relations, betrayal, family problems, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, introspection, love affair, thirtysomething life, couples, parents and children, husband wife relationship, first date, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, love and romance, human nature, love affair, nightlife, unsupportive spouse, couples, lifestyle, unfulfillment, suburbs, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Costas (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drama directed by Paul Cox.
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, love and romance, misfit, politics, society, journalism, taxi, couples, forbidden love, love affair, immigration ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, school teacher, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, singleness, infidelity, unfulfilled love, wooing, true love, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: introspection, fall in love, couples, love affair, romance, looking for love, love triangle, lifestyle, haunted by the past, unlikely couple, family problems, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, romance, human nature, family in crisis, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, introspection, true love, love and romance, opposites attract, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, new england, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: touching, sentimental, psychological, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, starting over, midlife crisis, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, betrayal, romance, human nature, hopes, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, lifestyle, starting over, fall in love, looking for love, couples, culture clash, hotel, waitress, priest, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: denmark, venice, copenhagen, italy, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, couples, disorder, breakup, friendship, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: dark humor, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, politics, revolution, pregnancy, josef stalin, torture, farce, political unrest, parents and children, rebelliousness, family relations, campaign ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, russia, latvia, sydney australia, ussr ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, breakup, fall in love, radio show, looking for love, thirty something, tragic love, love affair, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, love triangle, family relations, looking for love, opposites attract, couples, fall in love, human nature, parents and children, couple relations, social differences, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal, mexico, latin america, canada, montreal quebec canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last International Playboy (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When playboy and one-hit-wonder novelist Jack Frost (Jason Behr) learns that his childhood sweetheart is getting married, he tries to drown his sorrows by dramatically escalating his self-destructive drinking and womanizing. Frost's pals try to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: lifestyle, introspection, couples, love affair, love triangle, best friends, friends, haunted by the past, human nature, love and romance, looking for love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, india, new york, asia
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32%
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Windrider (1986)
Genre: 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, disturbing ...
Plot: surfing, love affair, contests and competitions, love and romance, romance, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), father son relationship, competition, beach, fall in love, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: humorous, touching, witty, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, pregnancy, friendship, marriage, roommate, couple relations, love affair, singleness, twentysomething life, unfulfilled love, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hotel de Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 10 years ago at a party, Steven thinks he sees the girl of his dreams, Melissa. Just as he's about to make his move, his twin brother Rick gets to her first and they fall in love. Steven watches his brother's relationship bloom, longing ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, twins, hotel, farce, romance, uninhibited rivalry, comedy of errors, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, opposites attract, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, looking for love, love and romance, acceptance, family relations, gay son, widower, breaking the fourth wall, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, older woman younger man relationship, mentally challenged, family life, unlikely couple, society, love and romance, single parent, romance, social misfits, misfit, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
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Man of Flowers (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An eccentric elderly man tries to enjoy the three things in life that he considers real beauty: collecting art, collecting flowers, and watching pretty women undress.
Style: touching, emotional, sexual, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), dull life, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, gender, writer's life, longing, human nature, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, friendship, fall in love, pregnancy, gay relationship, gay teenager, couple relations, looking for love, unfulfillment, gender, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, architect, adultery, gay, infidelity, couples, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, romance, relationships, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, loneliness, love affair, love and romance, couples, business trip, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, power relations, top executive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, chicago illinois, san diego california ...
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28%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: life turned upside down, introspection, unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, love and romance, romance, family relations, hopes, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%