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: sentimental, clever, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, witty, talky, sitcom, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: dating, pregnant woman, blind date, wall street, divorce, friendship, romance, friends, family relations, love and romance, midlife crisis, singleness, couples, self discovery, looking for love, breakup, starting over, terminal illness, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, ego clash, bittersweet, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, lifestyle, friends, family relations and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like A New Life: The Four Seasons (1981), Lovers and Other Strangers (1970), V.O.S. (2009), Lola Versus (2012), The Cemetery Club (1993). 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: talky, realistic, witty, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, bittersweet, love, runaway, parenthood, character study, vacation, happy ending, family, honest, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
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95%
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: funny, cynical, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, adultery, dysfunctional family, catholic, couples, family relations, friends, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, self discovery, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s
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85%
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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, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, friendship, love triangle, love affair, couples, battle of the sexes, romance, hopes, lifestyle, couple relations, fall in love, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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84%
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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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, breakup, romance, starting over, best friends, singleness, life turned upside down, disorder, hopes, lifestyle, introspection, ex boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Cemetery Club (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 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, semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, elderly lovers, aging, elderly, love and romance, lifestyle, dealing with death, human nature, cemetery, wedding, female friendship, single parent ...
Time: 50s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: sexy, sex comedy, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: divorce, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, extramarital affair, sexuality, love, female nudity, friends, family relations, thirtysomething life, revolution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, feel good, melancholic, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, crime gone awry, artists and showbiz, love and romance, showbiz, couple relations, fish out of water, couples, young lovers, actor's life, celebrity culture, hollywood ...
Time: 80s, 18th century, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: talky, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: divorce, thirtysomething life, friends, negligence, breakup, couples, screwball, family relations, midlife crisis, alcohol abuse, verbal byplay, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: drug abuse, battle of the sexes, friendship, looking for love, workplace situations, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, twentysomething life, family relations, disorder, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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66%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, prank, partners, battle of the sexes, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, romance, gender, buddies, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: sex comedy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: midlife crisis, adultery, dating, restaurant, couples, family problems, family relations, thirtysomething life, boss and employee, suburbs, sexual relations, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fatherhood, baby born, pregnancy, lifestyle, eccentric family, friendship, family life, parents and children, youth, buddies, love and romance, custody ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, betrayal, friendship, filmmaking, couples, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, crumbling marriage, desire for fame, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cannes, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: mumblecore, humorous, touching, witty, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, couples, musician's life, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, partners, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: talky, humorous, feel good, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, romance, father daughter relationship, happy ending, stereotypes, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, construction worker, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: semi serious, talky, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, family relations, romance, couples, golden years, city life, introspection, breakup, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Weather Girl (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After learning her boyfriend (Harmon) cheated on her with his co-host (Olson), a Seattle morning show weather girl (O’Kelley) freaks out on-air and is fired. Forced to move in with her little brother (Devlin) and deal with his best friend (Adams), ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, weatherman, couples, romance, family relations, grownups, down on your luck, identity crisis, ambition, infidelity, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 428
Mary and Rhoda (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: sitcom, talky, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, family problems, family life, homecoming, looking for love, romance, couples, estrangement, couple relations, college, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, realistic, clever, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, romance, love and romance, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, actor's life, looking for love, couple relations, love affair ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Many Kisses Later (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: humorous, emotional, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: breakup, romance, love triangle, bittersweet, friends, friendship, looking for love, unfulfillment, sexual content, family relations, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Weddings and Other Disasters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Romantically disillusioned woman finds herself organising her sister's wedding. Cue romantic mismatching and shenanigans...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, event planner, couples, introspection, self discovery, disorder, strong female presence, marriage, arranged marriage, singleness, hopes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Funny About Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides she wants to have a baby, a goal that initially makes ...
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, chef, cartoonist, baby, adoption, fall in love, introspection, sorority, food, restaurant, marital reconciliation, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Love Hurts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him, middle-aged Ben Bingham slips into a funk and refuses to change out of his pajamas. Justin, Ben's 17-year-old son, has the cure for what ails his depressed dad: he gives Ben a makeover and pushes him out into the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, romance, parents and children, fall in love, teenage love, lifestyle, doctor, looking for love, friendship, self discovery, only child, renewed love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Lather Effect (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On the eve of selling her mother's house, a thirty-something housewife wakes up to a hangover surrounded by her best friends from high school...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, friends, couples, love and romance, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, singleness, hopes, unfulfillment, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, couples, best friends, lifestyle, friends, battle of the sexes, alcohol abuse, lovers reunited, breakup, birthday, twentysomething life, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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39%
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: humorous, touching, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, friendship, romance, unfulfillment, love affair, showbiz, job, movie business, lifetime, strong female presence, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sincere, touching, witty, humorous, psychological ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love and romance, looking for love, human nature, midlife crisis, society, relationship vs career, buddies, romance, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, introspection, looking for love, romance, hopes, couples, sexual relations, wooing, couple relations, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: society, self discovery, friendship, friends, ambition, lifestyle, youth, dull life, unfulfillment, hopes, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Max (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is 6 years old. She lives with her dad Toni, a small time crook with a golden heart. For Xmas, Max offers him Rose, a call-girl found on the street whom she’s very fond of. Despite the complicated situation, Toni’s gonna have a hard time ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, family relations, starting over, love and romance, parents and children, society, redemption, romance, hopes, bittersweet, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%