Movies like Patti Rocks

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Patti Rocks (1988)
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Patti Rocks (1988)
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, humorous, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, on the road, friends, couples, buddies, battle of the sexes, friendship, infidelity, gender, love and romance, family relations, journey, girlfriend, misogynist, extramarital affair, discussion, male chauvinist
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Patti Rocks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, friendship, friends, romance, couple relations and infidelity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Patti Rocks: Heartaches (1981), Eating (1990), Queens Logic (1991), Macaroni (1985), The Buddy System (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Heartaches (1981)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional, offbeat ...
Plot: abortion, factory, buddies, couples, friends, friendship, romance, infidelity, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
 227
Eating (1990)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, feminism, nightlife, reunion, artists and showbiz, gender, friends, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, female bonding ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.9
 1K
Queens Logic (1991)
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: semi serious, clever, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, buddies, gays and lesbians, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, friends, couples, human nature, reunion, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
 586
Macaroni (1985)
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: italy, europe, naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Buddy System (1984)
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: love and romance, school, family relations, romance, buddies, single parent, self discovery, friendship, infidelity, parents and children, couples, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 8K
The Best Man (1999)
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, buddies, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, friends, infidelity, stripper, college friend, brooklyn bridge, bachelor party ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Second Thoughts (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lawyer Amy finds herself courted by two very different men: her client, a roguish street musician named Will, and her ex John Michael. A curious triangle develops as Amy gets pregnant by Will and both men vie for her affections
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, hospital, couples, babies and infants, ghost, romance, vengeance, love and romance, family relations, lawyer, lawyer client relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Promises..... Promises! (1963)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, ocean or sea, buddies, crumbling marriage, cruise ship, dancing, feminism, romance, breakup, friends, couples ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 604
Highball (1997)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A newly-married couple tries to build their social life.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, 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 ⇓
56%
 5.9
 1K
Park (2006)
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 ⇓
54%
 5.1
 541
Five Aces (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chris Martin has a problem: his impending marriage. Like any other man about to enter into the holy vows of matrimony, Chris has begun to second guess himself. Is married life what he really wants? While his bride-to-be takes care of the wedding ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, sexual
Plot: reunion, friendship, love and romance, couples, friends, buddies, chase, introspection, moral dilemma, thirtysomething life, family relations, party ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Lemon Sisters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980s Atlantic City performing the songs of the 1960s girl groups.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: friends, friendship, family life, artists and showbiz, family relations, buddies, human nature, siblings relations, gender, singer, female protagonist, money ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Stockholm Boogie (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: We are following the two cousins and best friends, Jerka and Hoffa, during a typical night out in Stockholm. It's summertime and anything can happen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, on the road, buddies, drugs/alcohol, singleness, friends, breakup, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Fish Without a Bicycle (2003)
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, actor's life, romance, battle of the sexes, looking for love, singleness, wooing, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 670
The Gathering (2003)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming out, infidelity, gays and lesbians, friendship, thirtysomething life, gender, love and romance, couples, friends, couple relations, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sleep with Me (1994)
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: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, homosexuality, friendship, infidelity, buddies, gays and lesbians, young lovers, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, looking for love, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human nature, moral dilemma, couple relations, sexual relations, couples, battle of the sexes, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, sex talk, cafe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 4K
The Brothers (2001)
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, track and field, buddies, romance, couple relations, twentysomething life, love and romance, couples, friends, battle of the sexes, singleness, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.7
 984
Beyond Therapy (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Manhattanites Bruce and Prudence are each looking for a meaningful romantic relationship and have been encouraged by their psychiatrists to find someone through the personal ads. Their first meeting is disastrous, but they begin to hit it off during ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, romance, doctors and patients, sexual relations, couples, battle of the sexes, gender, love and romance, power relations, lesbian, psychiatry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Chutney Popcorn (1999)
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: family relations, fall in love, family life, lgbt, homosexuality, lesbian interest, indian lead, gays and lesbians, romance, human nature, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, india, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Business partners Frank and Josh go bankrupt after their dot-com start-up collapses before it goes online. Frank, a bachelor and broke, reluctantly moves back home to live with his parents while Josh, a hippie computer wiz who's married and has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: odd couple, nothing goes right, self discovery, urban, friendship, infidelity, city life, nightlife, couples, cons and scams, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Chicago Cab (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A day in the life of a Chicago cab driver is examined as he picks up fares from the good and bad parts of the city and emotionally connects to many of his passengers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, talky
Plot: pregnancy, taxi driver, hospital, couple relations, urban, city life, couples, racial slur, religion, drug deal, taxi, rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 1K
The Reader (1988)
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, literature, lover, destructive relationship, infidelity, romance, love affair, sexual relations, singleness, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: pregnancy, on the road, couples, romance, family relations, babies and infants, couple relations, love and romance, youth, marriage, karaoke
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 1K
Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friends, pregnancy, best friends, friendship, father, husband, baby, adoption, couple relations, life turned upside down, family relations, weakness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Days and Nights (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England.
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estate, siblings relations, love and romance, actress, chess, director, suicide, accident, eagle, estranged son ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, year 1987
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, talky
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, friendship, family problems, crumbling marriage, breakup, dishonesty, infidelity, lifestyle, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, remarry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, chess, best friends, romance, looking for love, singleness, family gatherings, midlife crisis, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love and romance, couples, romance, friends, starting over, couple relations, love triangle, fish out of water, hopes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mine, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: talky, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalist, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, journalism, columnist, fall in love, romance, writer's life, wife husband relationship, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%