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Peter's Friends (1992)
 7.0
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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, secret, reunion, new year's eve, adulthood, thirtysomething life, singleness, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, family problems, unfulfilled love, friendship, new year, terminal illness, countryside, redemption, justice, sexual tension, couple relations, maid, road not taken, couples, death in the family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, melancholic and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, catastrophe, mentor, storytelling, life philosophy and couple relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Peter's Friends: Moonlight and Valentino (1995), Dinner with Friends (2001), Friends & Lovers (1999), Trust the Man (2005), Career Girls (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, gloomy, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widow, grief, death of husband, romance, friendship, couple relations, dealing with death, unfulfillment, hopes, parents and children, college, couples ...
Time: 90s
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100%
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, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, relationships, midlife crisis, dinner, starting over, honest, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: humorous, realistic, sexy, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, midlife crisis, infidelity, romance, lifestyle, sex, pregnancy, chess, skiing, existentialism, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, love affair, introspection, battle of the sexes, family problems, dishonesty, friendship, support group, loneliness, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, graduation, coincidence, social differences, introspection, society, weekend, realism, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, emotional, sincere, dark humor ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, coming out, friendship, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, best friends, buddies, couples, looking for love, tv show, secret, homosexual ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: humorous, sincere, sexy, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lovers reunited, wedding, bridesmaid, romance, infidelity, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, gays and lesbians, teenage life, gay teenager, friendship, gender, romance, youth, fall in love, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, sincere, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, friendship, pregnancy, romance, fall in love, love affair, singleness, dancer's life, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, athens greece, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, talky, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, advertising, singleness, twentysomething life, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, best friends, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: touching, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, looking for love, best friends, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, feminism, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
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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, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, infertility, family relations, couple relations, babies and infants, romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, fall in love, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, wanting to have children ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 40K
The Last Kiss (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 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
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, casual sex, romance, wedding, introspection, human nature, free spirited, power of love, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, africa, copenhagen denmark, australia, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, introspection, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: reunion, camp, friendship, buddies, couple relations, love and romance, childhood sweetheart, weekend, instructor, camping, reunited friends, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: canada, ontario canada, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: sentimental, sexual, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, marriage, lust, comedy of errors, friends, romance, unlikely couple, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: humorous, sincere, touching, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: aids, architect, adultery, infidelity, sex, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, romance, hotel, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Last Chance Harvey (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In London for his daughter's wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an ...
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, parents and children, one last chance, unlikely relationship, weekend, family problems, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, love affair, dealing with death, gay, friendship, adultery, sex, eccentricity, couple relations, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, prague, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: talky, feel good, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, love and romance, romance, nightlife, couples, looking for love, sexual dysfunction, singleness, twentysomething life, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1982
Place: usa, new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
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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: sexual, emotional, touching, talky, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: conscientious objector, painter, soldier, romance, friendship, writer's life, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: 1910s, victorian, 30s, 20th century, 1900s ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In this Shakespearean farce, Hero and her groom-to-be, Claudio, team up with Claudio's commanding officer, Don Pedro, the week before their wedding to hatch a matchmaking scheme. Their targets are sharp-witted duo Benedick and Beatrice -- a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, intrigue, countryside, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, comedy of errors, aristocracy, young lovers, wedding preparations and rituals, unlikely couple ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 366
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, clever, humorous, sincere, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, reunion, golden years, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, crumbling marriage, romance, follow your dream, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, family relations, family problems, death in the family, couple relations, couples, eccentric family, life is a bitch, dealing with death, love and romance, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.
Style: clever, semi serious, dark humor, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, artists and showbiz, teenage life, manipulations, unfulfilled love, couple relations, unfulfillment, actor's life, lifestyle, couples, self discovery ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, catholicism, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, understanding, society, friends, siblings relations, love triangle, nobility ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 30s, 20s, 1930s
Place: england, morocco, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Shirley Valentine (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips and egg. When her best friend wins a trip-for-two to Greece Shirley ...
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: middle aged woman, midlife crisis, friendship, culture clash, romance, couples, self discovery, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, hopes, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, england, europe, liverpool, northern england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
 20K
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 ...
Plot: hippie, friendship, commune, ideology, socialism, reconciliation, feminism, lifestyle, idealism, fish out of water, family problems, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: witty, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, looking for love, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, designer ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 20K
Tamara Drewe (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young newspaper writer returns to her hometown in the English countryside, where her childhood home is being prepped for sale.
Style: witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: countryside, village, love and romance, homecoming, love triangle, age difference, disorder, couples, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love affair, mischievous children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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