Movies like Modern Romance

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Modern Romance (1981)
 7.0
 3K
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic, intense, funny, entertaining, disturbing, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, film within a film, romance, love and romance, self discovery, couples, fall in love, breakup, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, honest, character study, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban, drugs/alcohol, hollywood, female nudity, running, salesman, kissing, satire, phone booth, filmmaking, porsche ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Modern Romance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, runaway, storytelling and mentor mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Modern Romance: 500 Days of Summer (2009), This Is Not a Film (2003), Lost in America (1985), She's Gotta Have It (1986), Breakin' All the Rules (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, sweet, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teen drama, girls' night
Plot: breakup, love and romance, life philosophy, couple relations, love, relationships, dating, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, destiny, unrequited love, unfulfilled love, heartache ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
This Is Not a Film (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: New Yorker Michael Connor attempts to find the woman who left him by making a film about her, hoping that someone (maybe you?) will recognize his ex and convince her to get back together with him. To help the viewer understand who he is and why his ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: filmmaking, breakup, romance, couple relations, couples, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, obsession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, urban, artists and showbiz, talking to the camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Lost in America (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling ...
Style: road movie, humorous, witty, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: yuppie, satire, on the road, fired from the job, nothing goes right, self discovery, americana, fish out of water, couples, love and romance, hopes, promotion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, new york, arizona, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single ...
Style: sexy, sexual, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, breaking the fourth wall, sexual relations, urban, romance, dishonesty, lifestyle, love and romance, shallowness, profanity, singleness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, comedy of errors, looking for love, friendship, love and romance, breakup, couple relations, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, male female relationship, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 11K
Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, basketball, referee, romance, couple relations, family problems, couples, profanity, friends, bittersweet, singleness, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, best friend, brooklyn bridge, roommate, looking for love, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, couples, dull life, self discovery, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Free Enterprise (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Young filmmakers trying to hawk a movie titled "Bradykillers" about a serial killer who goes after victims Marcia, Jan, and Cindy meet their screen idol, William Shatner. The two young men, who idolize him and in their fantasies have seen ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, ironic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, dream, star trek, satire, stereotypes, lifestyle, obsession, love triangle, addiction, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Lonely Guy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: breakup, loneliness, singleness, starting over, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, traffic jam, cruise, honeymoon, adaptation, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 7K
Results (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two mismatched personal trainers' lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, talky, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace situations, workplace, romance, love and romance, power relations, disorder, workplace romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, love triangle, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Happy Accidents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, contemplative, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fall in love, changing the past or future, romance, destiny, mysterious character, love and romance, misfit, couples, fish out of water, loneliness, therapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 10K
Cactus Flower (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Distraught when her middle-aged lover breaks a date with her, 21-year-old Toni Simmons attempts suicide. Impressed by her action, her lover, dentist Julian Winston reconsiders marrying Toni, but he worries about her insistence on honesty. Having ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dentist, nurse, romance, cons and scams, love triangle, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, honest, hidden identity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s, 50s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 10K
The Muse (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to ...
Style: feel good, satirical, funny, light, inspirational ...
Plot: hollywood, muse, screenwriter, writer's life, midlife crisis, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, writers, writing, family, manipulation ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Addicted to Love (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Good-natured astronomer Sam is devastated when the love of his life, Linda, leaves him for a suave Frenchman named Anton. He therefore does what every other normal dumpee would do; go to New York and set up home in the abandoned building opposite ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: stalking, astronomer, romance, vengeance, love triangle, battle of the sexes, obsession, love, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, breakup ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman who gets paid to break people up is forced to become a matchmaker when some new competition muscles her out of the break-up business. Now, in order to save her company (and keep her high-priced wardrobe) she'll have to rely on her old ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: breakup, romance, love and romance, couples, wooing, fall in love, rivalry, workplace, career change, workplace situations, couple relations, win over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, romance, couple relations, parents and children, infidelity, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, miami, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 2K
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, substitute teacher, jealousy, romance, screwball, couples, writer's life, goofy hero, opposites attract, lifestyle, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, iowa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Born Romantic (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In modern-day London, three men (Craig Ferguson, Jimi Mistry and David Morrissey) and three women (Olivia Williams, Jane Horrocks and Catherine McCormack) fall in and out of love and back again, to the Greek-chorus accompaniment of two cab drivers, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: multiple storylines, romance, fall in love, love affair, looking for love, opposites attract, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, dancing, taxi driver, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Crossing Delancey (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: matchmaking, romance, fall in love, love and romance, opposites attract, thirtysomething life, workplace, couple relations, self discovery, unfulfilled love, parents and children, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Starting Over (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, support group, romance, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, hopes, friendship, dating, thanksgiving, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.2
 27K
Broadcast News (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. ...
Style: realistic, talky, sentimental, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, journalism, workaholic, workplace romance, romance, tv show, media, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace, couples, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
America's Sweethearts (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: hollywood, couples, paparazzi, romance, love triangle, showbiz, desire for fame, dishonesty, filmmaking, marriage crisis, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Answer Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, Arlen Faber (Jeff Daniels) wrote a book about spirituality that became wildly popular. These days, he's a curmudgeonly recluse who only enjoys the company of his chiropractor, Elizabeth (Lauren Graham). As Elizabeth's ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, human nature, single parent, dishonesty, hopes, romance, writer's life, love and romance, family relations, couples, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Hugo Pool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hugo Pool is a quirky tale of a Los Angeles pool cleaner who falls in love with a young man dying of Lou Gerhig's Disease.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, love, fall in love, couple relations, opposites attract, romance, lifestyle, master and servant, race against time, couples, gambling, bookies ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Confessions of an American Bride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young career woman Samantha 'Sam' Hoyt gets swept off her feet by Benjamin 'Ben' Rosen, who romances her better then anyone before, so she jumps at the offer of becoming his fiancée. If Ben thought a girls typical obsession with ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: rabbi, love and romance, nothing goes right, true love, obsession, disorder, culture clash, love triangle, couples, wedding, break up, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 965
Pipe Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A lonely plumber poses as a movie director to meet women, and the writer whose script he's stolen builds on his ruse to get her movie made.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, filmmaking, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, disorder, frame up, artists and showbiz, actor's life, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, workplace romance, battle of the sexes, romance, couple relations, workplace, couples, unlikely couple, media, love, opposites attract, dating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.0
 251K
Annie Hall (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, neurosis, singer, tennis, divorce, romance, jewish, love and romance, love, couple relations, couples, uptight character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1940s, 60s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, beverly hills ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 127K
This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: family relations, parenting, birthday, love and romance, family life, couple relations, high maintenance, adulthood, marital problem, couples, love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Fast Food Fast Women (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: How important is the truth when falling in love? Bella is a Manhattan café waitress, about to turn 35, stuck in a long-term affair going nowhere. Paul is a widower, facing old age alone. Bella's mother sets her up with Bruno, a novelist/cabbie ...
Style: sentimental, light, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, golden years, fall in love, romance, parents and children, lifestyle, elderly, introspection, sex, diner, waitress, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%