Movies like A New Life

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A New Life (1988)
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A New Life (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Steve Giardino, an abrasive workaholic Wall Streeter, and his wife Jackie divorce after twenty-six years of marriage and find themselves thrust back into the dating world in middle age and in search of a new life.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, clever, feel good, realistic, witty, talky, sitcom, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnant woman, dating, friendship, singleness, friends, romance, family relations, performer's life, love and romance, self discovery, looking for love, starting over, midlife crisis, hopes, battle of the sexes, couples, terminal illness, lifestyle, breakup, crumbling marriage, ego clash, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, profanity, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and sentimental films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, friends, friendship and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like A New Life: The Four Seasons (1981), Sweet Liberty (1986), Lovers and Other Strangers (1970), V.O.S. (2009), Betsy's Wedding (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, bittersweet, best friends, partners, friends, couples, family problems, family relations, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: new england, usa
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95%
Sweet Liberty (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Michael has written a schollarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the film rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: actor, historian, couple relations, fish out of water, showbiz, love and romance, artists and showbiz, professor, couples, actor's life, young lovers, celebrity culture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mike Vecchio and Susan Henderson are preparing for their upcoming wedding. However, they seem to be the only two people at the wedding that are happy. Mike's brother Richie and his wife Joan are going through a divorce, which is upsetting his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, wedding reception, adultery, love affair, love triangle, self discovery, singleness, couple relations, family life, infidelity, dishonesty, young lovers ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, introspection, love affair, lifestyle, couples, fall in love, couple relations, romance, hopes, battle of the sexes, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
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50%
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Lola Versus (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Just three weeks before her wedding, Lola (Greta Gerwig) finds herself suddenly without a partner when her longtime fiance, Luke (Joel Kinnaman), dumps her. With her 30th birthday looming and being forced to re-enter the New York City dating scene, ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: singleness, romance, best friends, starting over, couples, breakup, hopes, lifestyle, life turned upside down, disorder, introspection, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Cemetery Club (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of three Pittsburgh widows who meet every year to visit their husband's graves and talk about perspectives in their lives.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, aging, widow, elderly, love and romance, female friendship, lifestyle, human nature, dealing with death, wedding, cemetery, singleness ...
Time: 50s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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48%
The Last Married Couple in America (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jeff and Mari Thompson have been married for fifteen years. Although their marriage is not perfect, they are seemingly happy in their married and family life. But all their married friends seem to be getting divorced or separated. These newly single ...
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), buddies, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, midlife crisis, pregnancy, suburbs, suburban life, unfulfillment, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drug abuse, looking for love, friendship, workplace situations, battle of the sexes, twentysomething life, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, family relations, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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45%
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Edie & Pen (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this comedy, two women head for Reno to get simultaneous quicky divorces and end up becoming friends. Edie was married years ago, but her husband abandoned her two weeks after the wedding. Pen spent nine years married to an ice-cold businessman ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: divorce, alcohol abuse, infidelity, farce, wedding, sexual content, family relations, screwball, couples, negligence, friends, breakup ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Watch It (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mike, Danny, and Rick are grown men who share a house in Chicago. They take on a fourth house mate, John, who is Mike's estranged first cousin. John's welcome to the house is crowned by his introduction to a game of perpetual pranks called ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: prank, womanizer, lifestyle, partners, love triangle, family gatherings, singleness, best friends, love and romance, gender, youth, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A trio of young men are forced to grow up quick when their girlfriends all become pregnant around the same time.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fatherhood, baby born, pregnancy, eccentric family, parents and children, friendship, family life, lifestyle, buddies, youth, love and romance, custody ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
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37%
Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, romance, thirtysomething life, couples, family problems, family relations, battle of the sexes, love and romance, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Fourplay (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This romantic comedy deals with the fleeting attractions between men and women. When American Ben arrives in London to become a writer on a well-known sitcom, he never dreamed that he would end up in a complex love quadrangle. Sitcom star Carly is ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friends, romance, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, love triangle, actor's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, love affair, couple relations ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Festival in Cannes (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cannes, 1999. Alice, an actress, wants to direct an indie picture. Kaz, a talkative (and maybe bogus) deal maker, promises $3 million if she'll use Millie, an aging French star. But, Rick, a big producer, needs Millie for a small part in a fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, witty, clever ...
Plot: actor's life, betrayal, friendship, couples, desire for fame, rise to the top, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, ambition, love and romance, filmmaking, showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: riviera, cannes
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A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, fall in love, workplace, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Phat Girlz (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, friendship, follow your dream, looking for love, fall in love, self discovery, lifestyle, introspection, african american, female protagonist, depression, women ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nigeria, africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
30 Years to Life (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: First of all, the title does not refer to someone sentenced to jail. It is a movie about 6 lifetime friends who are all hitting the big `3-0' together during the same year. Each one looks inside themselves to see where has my life gone and what ...
Style: touching, humorous, witty, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love and romance, human nature, romance, looking for love, buddies, society, midlife crisis, lifestyle, relationship vs career, thirtysomething life ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Bye Bye Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, vampire, family problems, family life, supernatural, single parent, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, nothing goes right, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mutual Appreciation (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alan is a musician who leaves a busted-up band for New York, and a new musical voyage. He tries to stay focused and fends off all manner of distractions, including the attraction to his good friend's girlfriend. Film of the ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, witty, mumblecore ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, musician, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, musician's life, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, signal, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
31%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: humorous, ironic, satirical, dark humor, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, telephone, love and romance, looking for love, pregnancy, self discovery, technology, answering machine, phone sex, masturbation, eccentricity, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, human nature, lifestyle, romance, family relations, couples, city life, golden years, introspection, love and romance, bittersweet, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Heavy Petting (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Charlie thinks he's met the perfect woman, but in order to be with her, he must first get past her dog. Just when he thinks all is lost, he realizes that he loves the dog too! Now he must do everything he can to keep them both.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dog, lifestyle, couple relations, wooing, couples, looking for love, animal life, romance, pets, love and romance, human animal relationship, pink panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Casual Sex? (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can't find the perfect man, and this forces them to reconsider their attitudes to men in general.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: resort, friends, battle of the sexes, dating, romance, love and romance, partners, gender, buddies, youth, best friends, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new jersey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Three Many Weddings (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, singleness, romance, fall in love, falling in love, personal growth, supportive coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
With This Ring (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After attending their friend Elise's (Sudano) wedding to Nate (Bishop) on New Year's Eve, Trista (Hall), a career-­driven talent agent, Viviane (Scott), a successful gossip columnist, and Amaya (Cooper), a struggling actress, make a pact ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, friendship, romance, love affair, unfulfillment, showbiz, job, movie business, friends, strong female presence, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 2K
Ex (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ex is a 2009 film directed and co-written by Fausto Brizzi and interpreted by a rich and large cast of characters. The film, produced by Italian International Film, in co-production with the French company and Mes Films in collaboration with RAI ...
Style: emotional, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: breakup, romance, love triangle, friendship, looking for love, bittersweet, friends, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sexual content, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Two Million Stupid Women (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A handful of insults and fighting best friends, not quite the Birthday presents every girl hopes for. Melissa s not every girl. She is determined to collect insults from all of her past boyfriends before her birthday night is over. But her journey ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, love and romance, couples, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, friends, lovers reunited, alcohol abuse, birthday, breakup, romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Look Who's Talking (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mollie is a single working mother who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James, a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to make them both happy. But Mollie won't even consider James. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: babies and infants, pregnancy, single parent, romance, fall in love, family life, couples, love and romance, disorder, babysitting, family relations, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%