Movies like Peter's Friends

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Peter's Friends (1992)
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Peter's Friends (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It is New Year's weekend and the friends of Peter (Fry) gather at his newly inherited country house. Ten years ago, they all acted together in a Cambridge University student comedy troupe, but it's less clear how much they have in common now.Peter's friends are Andrew (Branagh), now a writer in Hollywood; married jingle writers Roger (Laurie) and Mary (Staunton); glamorous costume designer Sarah (Emmanuel); and eccentric Maggie (Thompson), who works in publishing. Cast in sharp relief to the university chums are Carol (Rudner), the American TV star wife of Andrew; and loutish Brian (Slattery), Sarah's very recently acquired lover. Law plays Peter's disapproving housekeeper, Vera; and Lowe, her son Paul. Briers appears in a cameo role as Peter's father.
Style: sentimental, witty, realistic, touching, sincere, talky, intense, clever, semi serious, sitcom ...
Plot: weekend, friends, new year's eve, adulthood, thirtysomething life, love and romance, life is a bitch, singleness, family problems, unfulfilled love, hopes, friendship, secret, new year, nudity (full frontal - brief), terminal illness, countryside, redemption, justice, sexual tension, maid, couples, introspection, lifestyle, loss of child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to Peter's Friends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, mentor, life philosophy and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Peter's Friends: The Big Chill (1983), Moonlight and Valentino (1995), Dinner with Friends (2001), Friends & Lovers (1999), Le Week-End (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Big Chill (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the ...
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, witty, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, regret, midlife crisis, suicide, cocaine, yuppie, generation gap, funeral, group of friends, bittersweet, bat, sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: south carolina, usa
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Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: death of husband, grief, widow, female friendship, romance, friendship, bittersweet, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: 90s
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Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family problems, introspection, relationships, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner, starting over, honest, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1988, 80s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
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100%
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: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, sex, thirtysomething life, romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, lifestyle, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Le Week-End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nick and Meg Burrows return to Paris, the city where they honeymooned, to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary and rediscover some romance in their long-lived marriage. The film follows the couple as long-established tensions in their marriage ...
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly lovers, weekend, love and romance, couple relations, dark humor, elderly, aging, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, verbal byplay, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, manhattan new york city, montmartre paris, new york
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100%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, romance, infidelity, family problems, battle of the sexes, introspection, love affair, dishonesty, friendship, support group, loneliness, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: witty, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, true love, irish catholic, friendship, society, love and romance, family relations, friends, religions or cults, temptation, couples, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, ireland, boston ...
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100%
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: college, reunited friends, friendship, bittersweet, weekend, couples, realism, friends, graduation, coincidence, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey, tokyo
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46%
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Alive and Kicking (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, friendship, coming out, bittersweet, romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, gender, love and romance, dancer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, greece, athens greece
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45%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, humorous, touching, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, introspection, hopes, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
About Last Night... (1986)
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, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, romance, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), softball, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, passionate interest, partners, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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43%
 5.6
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Maybe Baby (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hugh Laurie (Sam) and Joely Richardson (Lucy) star as an irresistible couple who seem to have everything - good looks, successful careers, matching motorbikes and an enthusiastic love life. The only thing they lack is the one thing that they really ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wanting a baby, pregnancy, infertility, family relations, babies and infants, couple relations, romance, thirtysomething life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, fall in love, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, united kingdom, britain
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Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming out, first gay sexual experience, coming of age, teenage life, gays and lesbians, lgbt child, gay slur, friendship, fall in love, gay teenager, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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42%
Forgive and Forget (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A jealousy erupts between two long-time friends as one is about to move in with his girlfriend. Now the friend must confront his long-hidden homosexuality. UK.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: coming out, love triangle, friendship, gay slur, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, buddies, best friends, looking for love, couples, tv show, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, brighton, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other," who is blind but who loves to explore the home's garden using ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: gay, aids, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship, rehearsal, ballet, countryside, gay couple, bittersweet, male nudity, yuppie, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state, england
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42%
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Mary and Rhoda (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.
Style: sitcom, talky, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family problems, family relations, homecoming, looking for love, family life, romance, couples, estrangement, college, couple relations, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 42K
The Last Kiss (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, pregnancy, casual sex, romance, wedding, infidelity, introspection, human nature, free spirited, power of love, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, polynesia, turkey, cape town south africa, patagonia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 16K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, couples, nightlife, romance, love and romance, sexual dysfunction, twentysomething life, singleness, looking for love, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: painter, soldier, conscientious objector, polyamory, romance, friendship, bittersweet, couples, platonic, friends, couple relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Indian Summer (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends, now in their thirties, reunite at Camp Tamakwa. Only a few of the original campers show up, but they still have a good time reminiscing. The people share experiences and grow while at the camp. They are dismayed to ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: camp, childhood sweetheart, group of friends, reunited friends, friendship, buddies, love and romance, couple relations, instructor, weekend, camping, nostalgia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
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: sexy, touching, sincere, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, looking for love, love and romance, best friends, thirtysomething life, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Playing by Heart (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in L.A. Paul produces Hannah's TV cooking show. Mark is dying of AIDS. Men have scalded Meredith so she rebuffs Trent's charm, but he persists. The trendy, prolix Joan tries to ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, architect, adultery, infidelity, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, romance, relationships, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york, california, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, dealing with death, gay, friendship, adultery, male female relationship, sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, relationships, romance, couple relations, love, divorce, women, infidelity, bittersweet, unfulfillment, hopes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.4
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Together (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, and goes to live with her brother, Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. Living in this leftist commune Elisabeth learns that the world can be viewed from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hippie, commune, friendship, ideology, reconciliation, lifestyle, idealism, fish out of water, society, family problems, socialism, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
This Year's Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The big-screen debut from Scottish stage director David Kane, This Year's Love is a comedy about the romantic misadventures of six young people in Camden, North London. The marriage of tattoo artist Danny (Douglas Hanshall) and dressmaker ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, marriage, lust, love triangle, friendship, love affair, looking for love, couple relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Why Did I Get Married? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film is about the difficulty of maintaining a solid relationship in modern times. Eight married college friends plus one other non-friend (all of whom have achieved middle to upper class economic status) go to Colorado for their annual week-long ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, couple relations, introspection, friendship, dishonesty, intrigue, battle of the sexes, thirtysomething life, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Song of Lunch (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson star in The Song Of Lunch, a powerful and visually arresting film, made by BBC Drama Production for BBC Two, to mark National Poetry Day on 7 October. The film, a dramatisation of Christopher Reid's narrative ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, serious, witty ...
Plot: love and romance, road not taken, couples, unfulfillment, human nature, society, regret, restaurant, sleeping, resentment, midlife crisis, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationship problems, best friends in love, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, platonic, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, brooklyn new york city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Different for Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Karl Foyle and Paul Prentice were best mates at school in the Seventies. But when they meet again in present-day London things are definitely not the same. Karl is now Kim, a transsexual, and she has no desire to stir up the past while she's ...
Style: touching, sexy, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: transsexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), coming out, gender bending, gay, romance, friendship, bittersweet, sexual content, friends, couples, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%