Movies like The New Age

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The New Age (1994)
 5.7
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The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find meaning to their empty lives, they follow various New Age gurus and other such groups. Eventually, they hit rock bottom and have to make some hard decisions
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, realistic, witty, semi serious, satirical, melancholic, meditative, disturbing ...
Plot: yuppie, self discovery, society, filmmaking, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, starting over, rise and fall, family problems, lifestyle, breakup, suicide, adultery, spirituality, party, surrealism, adaptation, tragedy, unemployment, couples, guru, unfulfillment, religion ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and clever films with plots about couples, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, dysfunctional family and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The New Age: Celebrity (1998), The Daytrippers (1996), The Anniversary Party (2001), State and Main (2000), All the Rage (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 23K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, showbiz, lifestyle, spectacle, writing, greed, loneliness, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, chance meeting, drunkenness, rooftop, infidelity, family relations, lifestyle, pregnancy, midlife crisis, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, family life, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: talky, clever, cynical, realistic, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, ballet, abortion, party, ecstasy, hollywood, anniversary, couples, dishonesty, youth, family problems, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.8
 19K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, filmmaking, amateur theater, lifestyle, small town life, americana, love and romance, movie business, showbiz, artists and showbiz, couple relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 2K
All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: realistic, clever, dark humor, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, suburbs, family problems, crimes of passion, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, suburban life, crumbling marriage, society, store, handgun, lasersight ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: touching, humorous, talky, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, family in crisis, relationship vs career, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, family gatherings, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, filmmaking, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, family problems, drug addict, self discovery, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.2
 3K
The End (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wendell Lawson has only six months to live. Not wanting to endure his last few months of life waiting for the end, he decides to take matters into his own hands and enlists the help of a delusional mental patient to help him commit suicide.
Style: dark humor, humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family problems, unfulfillment, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children, crumbling marriage, self discovery, dysfunctional family, disorder, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 5K
S.O.B. (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, transvestism, office, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, columnist, couples, disorder, anti conformity, showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 598
My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: offbeat, dark humor, biting, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: gun, neighbor, social decay, dishonesty, couples, family problems, suburbs, lifestyle, society, betrayal, disorder, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, life turned upside down, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, disintegration ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 8K
Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: dark humor, talky, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, romance, social misfits, dysfunctional character, parents and children, odd, fall in love, homeless, coming of age, age difference ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 5K
Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: neurotic, humorous, witty, talky, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, eccentric family, looking for love, family problems, family life, midlife crisis, youth, single parent, lifestyle, introspection, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, filmmaking, showbiz, imaginary character, introspection, lifestyle, postmodernism, couples, haunted by the past, celebrity culture ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, infidelity, family problems, family relations, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 8K
Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, fall in love, crumbling marriage, couple relations, wife husband relationship, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 8K
The Details (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.
Style: cynical, realistic, dark humor, semi serious, humorous
Plot: murder, infidelity, raccoon, family relations, under the surface, life turned upside down, unfulfillment, suburban life, crumbling marriage, couple relations, society, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, biting, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, dentist, unfulfillment, couple relations, suburban life, crumbling marriage, jealous spouse, society, human nature, lifestyle, mentally unstable, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: urban, lifestyle, society, couples, nightlife, village, city life, love and romance, village life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 13K
Holy Smoke (1999)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire PJ Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert ...
Style: psychological, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: guru, battle of the sexes, tourist, adultery, strong sexual content, self discovery, dangerous attraction, jealousy, australian abroad, cult, asthma attack, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, australia, asia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, kidnapping, mistaken identity, friendship, drug dealing, drug abuse, coming of age, crimes, disorder, social decay, youth, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: sexual, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, unhappiness, extramarital affair, male friendship, betrayal, love affair, couple relations, midlife crisis, thirtysomething life, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.4
 2K
Mistress (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A comedy about a screenwriter (Wuhl) whose old movie script is read by a producer (Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Aiello, DeNiro, Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, money, screenwriter, writing, mistress, moral dilemma, lifestyle, media, artists and showbiz, writer's life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 1K
Commandments (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seth Warner has reached the end of his rope. Ever since his wife died two years earlier, his world has been in turmoil. He is despondent, his career has fallen apart, even his house has been destroyed. There seems to be nothing left for him to live ...
Style: humorous, cynical, offbeat, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, redemption, love and romance, down on your luck, couple relations, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, love triangle, religions or cults, nothing goes right, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love & Human Remains (1993)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dreary urban landscape of an anonymous Canadian city. Dark comedy about a group of twentysomethings looking for love and meaning in the '90s. The film focuses on roommates David, a gay waiter who has has given up on his acting career, and ...
Style: sexual, dark humor, clever, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: serial killer, looking for love, twentysomething life, gays and lesbians, romance, couple relations, love and romance, singleness, sexual relations, yuppie, couples, young lovers ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four couples reunite for their annual vacation in order to socialize and to spend time analyzing their marriages. Their intimate week in the Bahamas is disrupted by the arrival of an ex-husband determined to win back his recently remarried wife.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, friendship, couple relations, family problems, dishonesty, breakup, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, lifestyle, infidelity, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: dark humor, disturbing, psychological, humorous, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, pedophile, crumbling marriage, hopes, couple relations, family relations, haunted by the past, family problems, family life, perversion, sexual perversion, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, new jersey, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 9K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, clever, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, friends, filmmaking, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, friendship, misfit, showbiz, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, mumblecore, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, couple relations, weekend, unfulfillment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, break up, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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