Movies like Lunatics: A Love Story

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Lunatics: A Love Story (1991)
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Lunatics: A Love Story (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: You have to be a little crazy to fall in love. Hank's downright insane.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film, neurotic
Plot: mental illness, gang, romance, misfit, hip hop, love and romance, fall in love, mentally unstable, love affair, couples, giant spider, spider, rap, schizophrenia, depression, womanizer, telephone, gun, recluse, street gang, poet, hallucination, paranoia, agoraphobia, factory ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, iowa

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Most similar movies to Lunatics: A Love Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, couple relations and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Lunatics: A Love Story: Some Voices (2000), Some Girl (1998), Barefoot (2014), Benny & Joon (1993), No Vacancy (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Some Voices (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Schizophrenic Ray tries to adjust to the outside world after being released from an institution.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, mental illness, couples, family relations, misfit, hallucination, schizophrenia, brother brother relationship, restaurant, fall in love, wedding, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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95%
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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: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, twentysomething life, love affair, couples, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, first date, brother sister relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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81%
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Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: sweet, semi serious, romantic, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, mental illness, love and romance, love story, family relations, love affair, happy ending, father son relationship, changing lives, relationships, naivete, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, southern usa, california, new orleans
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78%
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Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, misfit, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, love, siblings relations, first love, artist, family relations, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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No Vacancy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lillian is a 21-year-old drifter engaged to a philandering loser and locked in her room with a strange man. She lives next to a failed violinist who won't stop playing his instrument. He lives next to a New Age fanatic who's into colonic ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: motel, addiction, destructive relationship, showbiz, parents and children, misfit, romance, going straight, prostitute, love and romance, sexual content, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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70%
Leather Jacket Love Story (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kyle is 18, an aspiring poet hoping to find inspiration by moving to the arty Silver Lake neighborhood of LA, and maybe love too. On day one, he finds a funky coffee shop, where he hopes to do some writing, but instead meets an older hunk.
Style: humorous, sexual, offbeat, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gay teenager, twentysomething life, destructive relationship, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, love and romance, romance, gender, lifestyle, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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68%
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Numb (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hudson Milbank is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who suddenly and strangely finds himself without any emotional feelings. He tries doctor after doctor and shrink after shrink, but nothing works. The Golf Channel, lesbian exercise classes and a ...
Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: mental illness, romance, introspection, couple relations, misfit, unfulfillment, therapy, family relations, depression, estrangement, fall in love, screenwriter ...
Time: contemporary
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67%
Luke and Brie Are on a First Date (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is the first date of Luke and Brie. They will spend the night together at bars, parties and streets of Los Angeles. The risk of a first encounter, and the relentless pursuit of naturalness, will make their relationship dance between flirting and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, looking for love, bar, dating, society, love, lifestyle, couples, love and romance, date, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Olive Juice (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Comedy - Leighanne Littrell, James Berlau, Michael Hartson
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: romance, love and romance, couples, love affair, infidelity, workplace romance, store, pets, pet shop, dog, nightclub, juice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, orlando florida
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64%
Bed & Breakfast: Love is a Happy Accident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bed and Breakfast is a romantic comedy about a saleswoman from a large department store in Rio who discovers she has inherited property in the wine country of California. She could never expect what she would find in "Webster", a small ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, comedy of errors, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, couples, inheritance, fall in love, rivalry, small town, saleswoman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, brazil
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63%
Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A terminally ill man falls in love with a woman who has a secret that threatens their time spent together.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, cancer, love affair, terminal illness, couple relations, dying, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, secret, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Shades of Ray (2008)
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, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, interracial relations, romance, identity crisis, couple relations, actor's life, parents and children, moral dilemma, family relations, family reunited, audition, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, pakistan
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60%
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Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sex comedy
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, college life, youth, couples, unlikely couple, friends, homecoming, small town, small town life, romance, thanksgiving ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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59%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, tense, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, disorder, couple relations, dishonesty, parents and children, romance, family relations, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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59%
Bed & Breakfast (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life changes for three woman who run a failing hotel, when a mysterious man washes up at the beach.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, light ...
Plot: parents and children, romance, mysterious character, family problems, family life, beach, generation gap, memory loss, fall in love, mad scientist, love and romance, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, maine
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59%
Muffin Top: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "Muffin Top: A Love Story" is the story of Suzanne (Cathryn Michon) a Women's Studies Pop Culture professor at Malibu University, who studies images of women in the media for a living, and yet is made insecure by the constant parade ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, looking for love, love and romance, romance, couples, physical appearance, friends, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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58%
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X's & O's (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Relationship issues arise between a researcher with a theory to explain away all his failed dating experiments, a player who wants out of the game, a deejay whose head spins with thoughts of God, a hoodrat with no street cred, a poet ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, wooing, couples, romance, love and romance, womanizer, obsessive quest, laboratory, friend, poetry, babe scientist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
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57%
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Amira & Sam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: immigrants, veteran, interracial relations, culture clash, forbidden love, fall in love, life is a bitch, opposites attract, unlikely couple, couple relations, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, iraq, manhattan new york city
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56%
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Dorfman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, emotional, humorous, touching ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, lifestyle, fish out of water, looking for love, life turned upside down, romance, daydreamer, misfit, disorder, singleness, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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55%
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Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, love affair, looking for love, infidelity, sexual relations, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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54%
Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, workplace romance, disorder, love and romance, misfit, workplace situations, fall in love, fish out of water, legal, manners, shrewd, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
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Carolina (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carolina is a 2003 romantic comedy film directed by Marleen Gorris, starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola, Mika Boorem, Randy Quaid, and Jennifer Coolidge. Lisa Sheridan has a cameo role in the film, and Barbara Eden has the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, fall in love, young lovers, romance, couple relations, lifestyle, family relations, couples, eccentric family, lottery, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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53%
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jack and Jill's Manifesto of Rules to Live By Rule 1 Be honest Rule 2 Believe in fairy tales Rule 3 Accept time as our friend Rule 4 Make sure the nooky is good Rule 5 Promote beauty. Wage a sustained campaign against ugliness Rule 6 Abandon ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, couples, terminal illness, attraction, love and romance, female director, seduction, seductive
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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52%
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Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, romance, pregnancy, couples, fall in love, love affair, social differences, nothing goes right, society, nightclub, lifestyle change, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, nevada, mexico ...
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Choose Me (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and anxieties about love and acceptance.
Style: neo noir, semi serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: radio show, roommate, love triangle, couples, passionate interest, profanity, sexual content, urban, infidelity, romance, media, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Surviving Desire (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Jude, a college professor, is obsessed with Sophie, his student. She, in turn, is intrigued by his scholarly charm. Flirtation turns to lust and the two become lovers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: student, teachers and students, youth, hopes, couples, power relations, college, college life, love affair, opposites attract, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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51%
The Man On Her Mind (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nellie is a seemingly prim young woman who is conducting a clandestine affair with Jack, a super-suave, fast-talking lawyer. It doesn't matter that the pair seems mismatched because Jack doesn't really exist; he is a figment of Nellie’s ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, love affair, couples, imaginary, romance, couple relations, singleness, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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50%
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Apartment 12 (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this goofy comedy, Mark Ruffalo (ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND) stars as Alex, a struggling painter going through a particularly bad patch. Dumped by his girlfriend and unable to get work, Alex finds his life taking a rare upswing when he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: love and romance, prostitute, friends, couples, romance, mentally unstable, apartment, art, male female relationship, art show, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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50%
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Cannery Row (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A depressed section of Monterey, California is the backdrop for an offbeat romantic comedy about a pair of mismatched lovers. Doc is a lonely marine biologist and former baseball star. Suzy is a scrappy, abrasive drifter who can't even succeed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, romantic, surreal ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, brothel madam, brothel, marine biologist, romance, couples, friendship, love affair, human nature, society, misfit, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, ireland
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50%
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, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, artists and showbiz, romance, showbiz, fall in love, filmmaking, desire for fame, fish out of water, actor, audition, producer, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa
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50%