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Perfect
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight. This film contains one of the greatest scenes of the '80s, an across the room sexual dance-off between the two main characters, inside a hot n' sweaty gym class.
Style: sexy, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic, intense, melancholic, stylized, reflective ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: journalism, urban, unlikely couple, bar, romance, manipulations, aerobics, fitness, gym, courtroom, opposites attract, family, mentor, couple relations, catastrophe, destiny, infidelity, first contact, looking for love, chase, workplace romance, workplace intrigue, camp, vengeance, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california
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Some Kind of Wonderful
Drama, Romance
USA
95 min.
 7.1
Falling in Love
Drama, Romance
USA
106 min.
 6.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, sexy and romantic films with plots about catastrophe, culture clash, dialogue, couples, mentor, first contact and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Perfect: Urban Cowboy (1980), Love Jones (1997), He Said, She Said (1991), Staying Alive (1983), Falling in Love (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Urban Cowboy
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hard Hat Days Honky-Tonk Nights. John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.
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Place: texas, usa, new jersey, california, houston texas
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Love Jones
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: talky, sexy, semi serious, clever, romantic ...
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He Said, She Said
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
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Place: australia
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Staying Alive
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's five years later and Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenger yet - making it as a dancer on the Broadway stage.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: music, broadway, dancing, dance, dancer's life, performer's life, dysfunctional family, follow your dream, showbiz, ambition, mentor, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Falling in Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, clever, talky, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, adultery, marriage, couple relations, love story, love, guilt, destiny, relationships, friendship, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Man Who Loved Women
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1983 Burt Reynolds version -- This is the tale of a sculptor named David who has a major womanizing problem. He goes to seek help from a psychiatrist, Marianna, to cure him of his obsession with women. His story of sexual and romantic exploits with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, melancholic ...
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Time: 80s
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Bed of Roses
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. But when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her workaholic ways, they soon find out that sometimes, it's harder than it seems ...
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    User:   40%
 
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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    User:   49%
 
Other People's Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. The raider is enamoured of her, and ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
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    User:   51%
 
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Endless Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, coming of age, young lovers, sex, love story, love, pornography, couple relations, family, destructive relationship, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s
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System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
Two Moon Junction
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, small town, male nudity, femme fatale, nudity (topless - notable), sex, pornography, marriage, gays and lesbians, sexuality, young lovers, camp ...
Time: 80s
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
And God Created Woman
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this variation on director Vadim's own, more acclaimed Et Dieu Créa La Femme (1956, the same title in French), the vamp Robin Shea marries charming carpenter Billy Moran, only to get out of prison, but soon decides to seduce James Tiernan, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: prison, romance, femme fatale, destiny, unlikely couple, womanizer, opposites attract, mentor, couple relations, dangerous attraction, fight scenes, rock and roll ...
Time: 80s
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
Autumn in New York
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sexy, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, love, unlikely couple, love story, older man younger woman relationship, opposites attract, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   41%
 
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Grandview, U.S.A.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: small town, betrayal, coming of age, infidelity, bdsm, love and romance, youth, romance, couples, friends, dreams, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, california
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One Night Stand
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: clever, sexy, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, hospital, dishonesty, death, interracial romance, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, mentor, aids, couples ...
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Boomerang
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, womanizer, buddies, battle of the sexes, women, switching roles, boss and employee, looking for love, mentor, couples, workplace, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
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
Plot: romance, friendship, terminal illness, cancer, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love story, women, relationships, self discovery, couple relations, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: jamaica, usa, new york, san francisco, caribbean
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System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
She's So Lovely
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: talky, serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dysfunctional family, violence, mental institution, insanity, suburbs, romance, mentally unstable, relationships, love, drinking ...
Time: 90s
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
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Illuminata
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It's the start of the 20th century, and Tuccio, resident playwright of a theatre repertory company offers the owners of the company his new play, "Illuminata". They reject it, saying it's not finished, and intrigue starts that ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: farce, writer's life, fall in love, gay, actor's life, gays and lesbians, dialogue, romance, couple relations, showbiz, life philosophy, critic ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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 ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
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Breaking Up
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher. At first, the relationship is all wine and roses, but as they realize they have little in common besides great sex, the romance wanes, and they ...
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, infidelity, marriage, love, unlikely couple, relationships, happy ending, young lovers, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, love story, introspection ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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System:   35%
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White Palace
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Max Baron is a Jewish advertising executive in his 20s who's still getting over the death of his wife. Nora Baker is a 40-something diner waitress who enjoys the wilder side of life. Mismatched or not, their attraction is instant and ...
Style: sexual, sentimental, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, infidelity, sexuality, opposites attract, friendship, love story, relationships, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), women, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: st. louis missouri
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System:   35%
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For Love or Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: New York concierge Doug Ireland wants to go into business for himself and refurbish a hotel on Roosevelt Island, N.Y., but he needs an investor. With a few weeks left before his option on the site runs out, Doug agrees to help wealthy Christian ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: hotel, romance, betrayal, concierge, love story, couple relations, dreams, cons and scams, happy ending, nothing goes right, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s, future
Place: europe, ireland, usa, new york, new jersey
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System:   34%
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Skin Deep
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hard-drinking novelist Zach Hutton spirals out of control after his wife and mistress both leave him. Alone and crippled by a bad case of writer's block, Zach slips in and out of casual relationships and one-night stands, while his drinking ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: obsession, bar, self discovery, farce, drinking, romance, couple relations, redemption, midlife crisis, womanizer, love and romance, writers ...
Time: 80s
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System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
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Green Card
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Urban horticulturalist Brontë Mitchell has her eye on a gorgeous apartment, but the building's board will rent it only to a married couple. Georges Fauré, a waiter from France whose visa is expiring, needs to marry an American woman to stay ...
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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System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
The Bonfire of the Vanities
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Style: cynical, clever, semi serious, humorous, satirical ...
Plot: journalism, greed, legal action, book, adaptation, interracial relations, courtroom, dishonesty, legal, sarcasm, society, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   33%
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Fall
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: For Michael Shiver, life as an easy-going cab driver in New York suddenly changes when he picks up supermodel Sarah Easton and falls head over heels in love. But Sarah has more than just passion on her mind; she also has a husband and a glamorous ...
Style: sexy, sexual, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: romance, poetry, destiny, singleness, love story, love, relationships, sex, voyeurism, love and romance, sexualized violence, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   32%
    User:   27%
 
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
Plot: romance, small town, fall in love, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, love story, lesbian, couple relations, ocean or sea, looking for love, love triangle, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, england
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System:   32%
    User:   28%
 

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Love & Sex
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, ...
Style: sexual, witty, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
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Time: 90s
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The Scarlet Letter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, romantic ...
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