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The Perez Family
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of the Mariel boat lift -- a hurried exodus of refugees from Cuba going to America -- an immigration clerk accidentally presumes that dissident Juan Raul Perez and Dorita Evita Perez are married. United by their last name and a mutual resolve to emigrate, Dorita and Juan agree to play along. But it gets complicated when the two begin falling for each other just as Juan reunites with his wife, Carmela, whom he hasn't seen in decades.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, romantic, sexy, intense, road movie, sweet ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, destiny, dysfunctional family, love, prison, couple relations, love triangle, family, parents and children, society, prostitute, love story, family relations, relationships, political prisoner, immigration, mistaken identity, happy ending, beautiful scenery, reunion, human nature, culture clash, catastrophe, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: cuba, florida, miami, usa, latin america
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Torch Song Trilogy
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
120 min.
 7.7
Love Jones
Drama, Romance
USA
104 min.
 7.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, romantic and semi serious films with plots about catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, relationships, destiny, romance and couples mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Perez Family: Waiting to Exhale (1995), The Love Letter (1999), Angie (1994), The Evening Star (1996), Something to Talk About (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Waiting to Exhale
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
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The Love Letter
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a mysterious love letter that turns a sleepy New England town upside down.
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Angie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
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Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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The Evening Star
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, semi serious, talky, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: death, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, single parent, human nature, parents and children, romance, siblings relations, destiny, mother daughter relationship, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
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Something to Talk About
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family, romance, adultery, divorce, dysfunctional family, single parent, revenge, women, lawyer, sisters, crumbling marriage ...
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Cyrus
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 117 min.
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Mrs. Winterbourne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Time: 90s
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Untamed Heart
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Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, romantic ...
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    User:   73%
 
Tortilla Soup
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, cooking, food, single father, parents and children, father daughter relationship, relationships, family, culture clash, siblings relations, family drama, sisters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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    User:   71%
 
Frankie and Johnny
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
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    User:   91%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Audience: date night, chick flick
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Moonlight and Valentino
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
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Green Card
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, USA
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Style: touching, semi serious, romantic, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, immigrants, unlikely couple, lawyer, relationships, urban, fall in love, marriage, love story, fish out of water, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, latin america, usa, france, new jersey ...
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Moonstruck
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: talky, touching, clever, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, infidelity, love, marriage, dysfunctional family, love triangle, relationships, love story, adultery, urban, parents and children, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
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System:   66%
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Mystic Pizza
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, friendship, best friends, marriage, teenager, relationships, women, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa, england, london
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Living Out Loud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Once Around
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: boston, caribbean, new england
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How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Through good times and bad, Stella and Delilah have always had each other. Now, Stella's so busy building a life that she's forgotten how to really live. But Delilah is about to change all that. What starts as a quick trip to Jamaica, end ...
Style: feel good, talky, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
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Time: 90s
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Corrina, Corrina
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids
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Place: los angeles, usa
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Mississippi Masala
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
Style: touching, serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, romance, interracial romance, racism, prejudice, dysfunctional family, love, indians, race issues, love story, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, india, mississippi, asia, usa ...
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System:   56%
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Best Friends
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. They soon find that being married is often quite different ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, friendship, marriage, nothing goes right, relationships, love affair, love and romance, unfulfillment, happy ending, brutality, couples, family ...
Time: 80s
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System:   56%
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She's Having a Baby
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: clever, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, romance, marriage, self discovery, single parent, hospital, suburbs, wedding, relationships, couple relations, family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Picture Perfect
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, wedding, love triangle, happy ending, workplace romance, relationships, shopping, nothing goes right, love story, women, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Jack & Sarah
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, single father, nanny, parents and children, british, lawyer, pregnancy, fall in love, love story, culture clash, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london
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Punchline
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, redemption, actor's life, suburbs, performer's life, mentor, friendship, showbiz, fantasy world, ambition, comics, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, medical school
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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