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Numb (2007)
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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 dizzying variety of pills get him through the day, but don't quite solve his problem. His writing partner tries everything to get him back to normal, but it's not until Hudson meets Sara that he finds a real motivation to get better and to actually start feeling again. From the writer of Deuce Bigalow, comes NUMB, a romantic comedy following an unusual man looking for strange love.
Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, semi serious
Plot: mental illness, romance, introspection, couple relations, family relations, misfit, therapy, unfulfillment, depression, estrangement, fall in love, screenwriter, golf, love and romance, dysfunctional family, society, couples, social misfits, cure, dissociative identity disorder, female nudity, stripper, misanthrope, father son relationship, pharmacist ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, fall in love and introspection mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Numb: Gone with the Woman (2007), Wake (2009), Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010), Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003), The Medicine Show (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gone with the Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman moves into a young man's home and starts to run his life -- a process that makes him fall hopelessly in love with her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, fall in love, introspection, romance, love and romance, man-woman relation, love, father daughter relationship, friendship between men, unfulfillment, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, paris france
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Wake (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When things get tough for offbeat Carys Reitman, she does what any emotionally isolated, modern girl would do - she goes to strangers' funerals...
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: funeral, estrangement, romance, introspection, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, roommate, couples, self discovery, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Vince and Shonda have come to the proverbial end of their ropes with one another. Set in Atlanta during the 2008 Presidential Election season, Breaking Up Is Hard To Do is the touching story of what happens when two people feel they have nothing ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, breakup, couple relations, introspection, couples, fall in love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, african american
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2008
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: life turned upside down, introspection, unlikely couple, couples, fall in love, couple relations, disorder, love and romance, romance, family relations, hopes, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, couple relations, love affair, against the odds, terminal illness, opposites attract, parents and children, introspection, fall in love, dysfunctional family, family problems, romance ...
Time: contemporary
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55%
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Crazylove (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Letty Mayer, young and beautiful, has a cherished job as a teacher, a successful attorney boyfriend, and a tight knit family that is excited about her sister's impending wedding. But inside Letty there¹s an anxiety that¹s building. Suddenly ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: opposites attract, couple relations, introspection, couples, romance, prodigy, hopes, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, schizophrenic, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Irene in Time (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film about the complex relationships between fathers and daughters, and the potential lifelong consequences of those relationships.
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, couples, family relations, romance, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, strong female presence, sexual content, hopes, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Good Dick (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fidgety, wisecracking video store clerk develops a fixation on a particularly reclusive customer, a frequent visitor to the pornography section of Cinefile, the video store where he works in Los Angeles. After multiple failures to impress her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, true love, misfit, unlikely couple, human nature, looking for love, fall in love, introspection, dysfunctional family, romance, family relations, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 693
Bark! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A veterinarian is called to examine a woman who thinks she is a dog.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, love and romance, misfit, lifestyle, family problems, couples, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, crumbling marriage, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
You Wont Miss Me (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A kaleidoscopic film portrait of Shelly Brown, a twenty-three year-old alienated urban misfit recently released from a psychiatric hospital.
Style: psychological, realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: misfit, introspection, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, social misfits, alienation, friendship, society, strong female presence, looking for love, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hong Kong Confidential (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Latvia, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One week in one of the most exotic and picturesque cities of the world. The day of changes comes when Amaya meets a charming Englishman, Paul and it dramatically changes Amaya's perception of her cultural and personal identity.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, interracial relations, couple relations, society, introspection, couples, city life, alone in the world, urban, teachers and students, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 77
Letting Go (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, strangled at work, and tormented at home, Joel Slater is desperately searching for a way to juggle his life. But sometimes, the secret to happiness begins with letting go.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: introspection, starting over, romance, love and romance, love triangle, therapy, industry, dream, depression, secret, pets
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, family relations, couples, misfit, brother brother relationship, schizophrenia, hallucination, restaurant, fall in love, wedding, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Let's Ruin It with Babies (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Channing has it all: a beautiful home, a rock star lifestyle, and a loving husband intent on ruining it all by knocking her up.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, love and romance, romance, babies and infants, youth, couples, family relations, marriage, on the road, female director, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Barefoot (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A hedonistic bachelor, falls for an escaped mental patient. Til Schweiger comes up with a slickly-made off-the-wall romantic comedy drama "Barfuss" (Barefoot), his first solo directing effort in nearly a decade. Punchy, ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sincere, road movie ...
Plot: opposites attract, mental illness, social misfits, romance, starting over, family relations, love affair, fall in love, life is a bitch, mental institution, teenage love, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Birds of America (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, couples, youth, family gatherings, vengeance, parents and children, lifestyle, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Expired (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry Traffic Officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, young lovers, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, unlikely couple, single parent, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 182
The Reception (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The complex relationship between a wealthy French woman and her best friend a, gay black American, is thrown into turmoil when her estranged daughter comes to visit them with her new husband for the weekend in upstate New York. Through a series of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, reunion, wedding, homecoming, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, lifestyle, estrangement, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.4
 2K
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, disorder, couple relations, couples, romance, dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 769
In Therapy (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Rio de Janeiro, the forty and something years old Mercedes (Lília Cabral) goes to the psychoanalyst and tells the story of her life since she was a girl and lost her mother. Along the three years of analysis, her life changes and she divorces ...
Style: psychological, humorous, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: introspection, midlife crisis, self discovery, family relations, couples, parents and children, unfulfillment, romance, psychoanalysis, death of mother, love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Engagement Ring (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A long-lost engagement ring still divides childhood sweethearts who are now in their golden years. Now, her daughter (Heaton) and his nephew meet and find that their attraction is hindered by the old feud.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: true love, romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, unfulfilled love, family life, family business, couples, family relations, world war two, love and romance, wedding ring ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: captivating, humorous, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, homecoming, best friends, romance, old love, friends, couples, introspection, midlife crisis, reunion, couple relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Standing Still (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A chain reaction of confrontations and romantic encounters occurs when college friends reunite for one's wedding.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: wedding, couple relations, estrangement, romance, youth, love and romance, college, sexual relations, couples, pregnancy, party, lesbianism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 333
Sequoia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man meets a 23-year-old cancer patient on the way to the park and disrupts her plan to commit suicide.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, romance, death wish, bittersweet, family, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, cancer, suicide, illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
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Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, talky, complex ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, romance, doctors and patients, crumbling relationship, therapy, therapist, guru, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 33K
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, nothing goes right, society, social differences, nightclub, lifestyle change, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: las vegas, usa, new york, nevada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 55K
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, family relations, artist, first love, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 891
The Wish List (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sarah Fisher, an overly organized, by-the-numbers kind of woman, makes a "wish list" of all the qualities and traits her future husband should have. After finding the perfect man, she falls for a guy who meets none of her criteria and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, couples, looking for love, opposites attract, dinner, rivalry, friendship, dating, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 126
Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%