Movies like Love on the Side

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Love on the Side (2004)
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Love on the Side (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda Avery blows into town on the hottest day of the year. The heat wave is nothing in comparison with the heat that's on as Jeff and Eve's dimwitted brother Chuck decide to face off for Linda's affections. It's a priceless contest: Linda wants Eve. Eve's confidante Alma Kerns is a sex expert trained by mortician beau Red Bishop. She encourages Eve to use Linda's interest in her to win Jeff's affection but the situation becomes even more complicated when Linda advises Jeff she prefers Eve. Now determined to "save" Eve, the narcissistically injured Jeff elicits Chuck's aid but Chuck, thinking it's part of the game, refuses to believe him. Ultimately, Jeff and Linda square off over Eve's future...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, surreal
Audience: date night
Plot: first lesbian experience, waitress, diner, love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, unfulfilled love, youth, friendship, romance, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, buddies, friends, love and romance, student life, hopes, workplace romance, high school life, small town life, high school, small town, gays and lesbians, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada

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Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 89 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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