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Looking for Lola (1997)
Original name: Looking For Lola
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Looking for Lola is a comical look at the world of relationships and highlights just how far we will go to impress that special someone... Mike (Mark Kassen) has moved to L.A. with dreams of being a writer. In order to keep his parents satisfied, he lies to them, telling of his instant success and wealth as an author. Lola (Ara Celi) has dreams of being a dancer; however her illegal status in the country has left her looking after her sleazy boss' mansion. the hilarity begins after the two meet. Both weave an intricate set of lies, painting a picture of success and wealth, in an attempt to woo the other. However, when their parents decide to visit them in California, it becomes extremely challenging to keep the comical facade alive!
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: nightclub, comedy of errors, young lovers, true love, romance, showbiz, follow your dream, dancer's life, lie, fall in love, illegal alien, dancing, twentysomething life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, actor's life, writer's life, survival, dancer
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, disorder, artists and showbiz and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Looking for Lola: California Casanova (1991), Soundman (1998), The Bachelor (1999), Love On The Cloud (2014), Who's the Caboose? (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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California Casanova (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stagehand at a nightclub falls for one of the performers. He wins her heart after taking lessons on suavity from a gigolo "count".
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
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Soundman (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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The Bachelor (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Love On The Cloud (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Romance gets complicated in modern-day Beijing.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, best friends, follow your dream, love triangle, showbiz, filmmaking, ambition, couples
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Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Who's the Caboose? (1999)
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A documentary team gets a grant to do a film on a rare fatal disease that is attacking homeless people. However, they quickly find the film too depressing. Ducking into a nightclub, they discover a young Manhattan comedienne and decide instead to ...
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Baby on Board (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Girl Play (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1975)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, feel good, clever, realistic, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 466
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, gag humor
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Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.0
 8K
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 5K
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Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 911
Just Write (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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