Movies like Patti Rocks

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Patti Rocks
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Christmas time in the twin cities. Billy's working a lot of overtime, running barges on the Mississippi. He calls his friend Eddie, whom he hasn't seen in six months, and asks a favor: to drive with him to see his pregnant girlfriend, Patti, because Billy hasn't told her he's married and already has two children. The road trip of guy talk becomes a night of truths exchanged between men and women.
Style: clever, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, pregnancy, friends, couples, buddies, battle of the sexes, friendship, infidelity, gender, love and romance, family relations, male chauvinist, discussion, journey, girlfriend, extramarital affair, misogynist
Time: 80s

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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, love and romance, friendship, friends, romance, lifestyle and infidelity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Patti Rocks: Sleep with Me (1994), Heartaches (1981), Macaroni (1985), A New Life (1988), Park (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sleep with Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. ...
Style: semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, buddies, gays and lesbians, young lovers, romance, crumbling marriage, friendship, couple relations, infidelity, homosexuality, looking for love, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 123
Heartaches
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young wife becomes pregnant, but the child's father is not her husband. Afraid to tell him, she leaves home, and meets an outgoing, free-spirited woman on a bus. Although the two are polar opposites, the wife moves in with the young woman, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional, offbeat ...
Plot: buddies, factory, couples, friends, friendship, romance, infidelity, alcohol abuse, abortion, pregnancy, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
 6.4
 586
Macaroni
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman from the United States returns to Italy for the first time in four decades only to discover that an old girlfriend of his, along with her brother, have involved him in a massive hoax.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: on the road, buddies, friends, friendship, romance, culture clash, mistaken identity, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, society, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy, naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   74%
 
 5.8
 434
A New Life
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: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, sitcom, romance, crumbling marriage, self discovery, looking for love, singleness, midlife crisis, dating, relationship vs career, terminal illness, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
 5.9
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Park
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Park takes place all in one day in a public park in Los Angeles, as 11 disaffected Angelenos find both love and loss in unexpected ways
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: boss and employee, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love, workplace romance, gender bending, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, pets ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   71%
 
Chutney Popcorn
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother for her sister's baby, hoping to improve her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, family life, gays and lesbians, romance, human nature, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, culture clash, family relations, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   97%
 
Fish Without a Bicycle
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Comedy - Julianna (Jenna Mattison) is a struggling actress in a dead end relationship with Danny (Brad Rowe), a fireman who no longer lights her fire. When she decides to leave him and go "find herself" she ends up falling in love with an ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: actor's life, romance, battle of the sexes, looking for love, singleness, wooing, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz, friends, friendship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   84%
 
 6.5
 227
Eating
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At a spacious house in Los Angeles, Helene is turning 40-years old and her friends whom include French filmmaker Martine, house guest Sophie, and Lydia throw her a party. But also there is Kate a friend turning 30, and Sadie a Hollywood film agent ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, feminism, nightlife, reunion, artists and showbiz, gender, friends, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, filmmaker ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   73%
 
 5.8
 555
Echo Park
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor's life, gays and lesbians, single parent, crumbling marriage, bar, desire for fame, human nature, dream, actress, stripper, introspection, self discovery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria, california, europe, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   85%
 
 7.4
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The Gathering
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful architect, Sakti (Tora Sudiro), is uncertain about his sexuality, but when he meets magnetic and gay Nino (Surya Saputra), he realizes he prefers men. When Meimei (Cut Mini Theo), one of Sakti's closest female friends, reveals ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance, infidelity, couples, friends, couple relations, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   86%
 
Promises..... Promises!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After a drunken spree on a cruise ship, two women discover that they're pregnant, and set out to find who the fathers are.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Plot: pregnancy, buddies, ocean or sea, crumbling marriage, feminism, romance, breakup, friends, couples, babies and infants, friendship, best friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   72%
 
 6.1
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Heartburn
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: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, marriage, fall in love, cheating, divorce, relationships, writer's life, adultery, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   66%
 
 6.1
 315
Last Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three couples in Vancouver navigate their relationships: first jobs, first crises, professional jealousy, an affair, and lack of communication. Noah and Zipporah marry after a brief courtship. She wants to be a singer and stalls out when she fails. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: buddies, unlikely couple, urban, battle of the sexes, romance, crumbling marriage, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   56%
 
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Queens Logic
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When childhood friends Al, Dennis and Eliot get together for Ray's wedding, which may or may not happen, they end up on a roller-coaster ride through reality. During one tumultuous, crazy weekend, they face adulthood and each other with new ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, unlikely friendships, dreams, loneliness, looking for love, justice, life philosophy, singleness, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   55%
 
 6.1
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Highball
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A newly-married couple tries to build their social life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: looking for love, looking for sex, singleness, teenage love, romance, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, love and romance, couples, buddies, friendship, celebrity culture ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   61%
 
The Four Seasons
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, realistic, touching, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, divorce, human nature, unlikely friendships, relationships, marriage, couple relations, dialogue, mentor, romance, wilderness, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   75%
 
Friends & Lovers
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, male nudity, best friends, sex, pornography, looking for love, romance, gay, singleness, unlikely friendships, dialogue, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   56%
 
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The Best Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, infidelity, couple relations, stereotypes, dialogue, adaptation, love and romance, unlikely friendships, relationships, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
Pete 'n' Tillie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unassuming and single thirty-three year old Tillie Shlain is at that phase of her life of being known as a soon to be spinster if she doesn't marry soon. She isn't looking forward to meeting the latest in a long string of blind dates, his ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, friends, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, death of son, hospital, marriage, nurse, leukemia ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
The Buddy System
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A quiet school truant officer, Joe, uncovers a young boy's attempt to fake a residential address, and subsequently gets involved romantically with the boy's mother. The truant officer waffles between a sadistic relationship with his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: school, love and romance, family relations, romance, buddies, single parent, self discovery, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, couples, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   60%
 
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Lovelife
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lovelife is a 1997 romantic comedy film written and directed by Jon Harmon Feldman. The ensemble cast includes Matt Letscher, Sherilyn Fenn, Saffron Burrows, Carla Gugino, Bruce Davison, Jon Tenney and Peter Krause. Lovelife was nominated for a ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, small town, love triangle, romance, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, friends, professor, older man younger woman relationship, low self esteem, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
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Caffeine
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: clever, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gays and lesbians, battle of the sexes, romance, boss and employee, couple relations, friendship, looking for love, marijuana, customer, toilet, kitchen, waiter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
About Last Night...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, romantic, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, male nudity, relationships, best friends, love story, nudity (topless - notable), sex, unlikely friendships, battle of the sexes, urban, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
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 4K
Husbands
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be short-lived.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky
Plot: friends, couple relations, hotel, couples, buddies, friendship, crumbling marriage, infidelity, gambling, midlife crisis, middle aged man, suburbs ...
Place: england, europe, usa, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
 7.3
 1K
The Reader
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A multi-faceted film based on Raymond Jean's novel "La Lectrice". Constance (Miou-Miou) reads the novel aloud in bed to her lover. Inspired by the story of Marie, a woman who advertises her services as a reader of literature, ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writer's life, legal investigation, destructive relationship, infidelity, romance, love affair, sexual relations, singleness, love and romance, couples, master and servant, nanny ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
 6.7
 5K
Jeffrey
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, aids, romance, friendship, fall in love, homosexuality, stereotypes, gays and lesbians, relationships, unlikely couple, opposites attract, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
Goldfish Memory
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A small group of friends experience relationships which grow and stumble, involving everything from straight, gay, lesbian, and bisexual relationships. The speed with which these relationships last leads to the Goldfish memory effect, the belief ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: folk, couple relations, rock, romance, looking for love, looking for sex, love triangle, singleness, wooing, love and romance, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
I Really Hate My Job
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the ...
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, aging, restaurant, hollywood, nothing goes right, introspection, boss and employee, couple relations, waitress, friendship, workplace romance, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
 6.0
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Little City
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Best friends Adam and Kevin have a lot in common. Probably too much! In fact, Kevin is carrying on a torrid affair with Adam's girlfriend, Nina, on the side! And if this triangle wasn't crowded enough, the arrival of a seductive newcomer ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, couple relations, romance, looking for love, urban, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, city life, love and romance, friendship, unfulfillment, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
 6.4
 4K
The Brothers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, buddies, relationships, hip hop, couple relations, stereotypes, women, twentysomething life, unlikely friendships, dialogue, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
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