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Peter's Friends (1992)
 7.0
 10K
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, melancholic ...
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, sexual tension, redemption, justice, 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, talky, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and couple relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Peter's Friends: Moonlight and Valentino (1995), Friends & Lovers (1999), Dinner with Friends (2001), Career Girls (1997), Conversations with Other Women (2005). 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, semi serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: death of husband, widow, grief, romance, friendship, self discovery, family problems, couples, death in the family, friends, college, starting over ...
Time: 90s
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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: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, chess, pregnancy, love triangle, infidelity, friends, youth, opposites attract, best friends, midlife crisis, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, clever, tense, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, introspection, couples, dishonesty, suburbs, yuppie, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, new jersey, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 5K
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, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, college, reunited friends, friendship, graduation, weekend, social differences, society, introspection, friends, best friends, coincidence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, england, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, touching, sexy, 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 ⇓
59%
 7.5
 12K
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
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, friendship, gender, romance, youth, gay teenager, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, friendship, pregnancy, romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, dancer's life, twentysomething life, love affair, couple relations, gays and lesbians ...
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, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, new year's eve, softball, romance, advertising, sexual relations, couple relations, love and romance, twentysomething life, singleness, best friends, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, looking for love, best friends, love and romance, feminism, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 5K
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: date night, girls' 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%
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, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 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, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: reunion, camp, friendship, buddies, couple relations, love and romance, childhood sweetheart, weekend, instructor, camping, reunited friends, group of friends ...
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: realistic, talky, witty, sexual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, comedy of errors, lust, marriage, mate swapping, friendship, love triangle, honeymoon, urban, lifestyle, breakup, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, 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, clever, talky ...
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 ⇓
55%
 6.0
 14K
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, semi serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, romance, love and romance, couples, nightlife, sexual dysfunction, looking for love, hopes, singleness, twentysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, 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: soldier, painter, conscientious objector, romance, friendship, artists and showbiz, gender, anti conformity, lifestyle, friends, unlikely couple, sexual relations ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20s, 30s, victorian ...
Place: england, europe, wales, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, sincere, emotional, semi serious, dark humor ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming out, love triangle, lifestyle, buddies, couples, looking for love, tv show, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: young lovers, wedding, intrigue, opposites attract, countryside, romance, love and romance, shakespeare, aristocracy, wedding preparations and rituals, couple relations, unlikely couple ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, england
⇓ 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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, family relations, death in the family, family problems, couple relations, eccentric family, couples, dealing with death, life is a bitch, love and romance, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: reunion, sitcom, friendship, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, follow your dream, romance, cinderella story, starting over, singleness, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: realistic, sincere, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, cheating, pregnancy, battle of the sexes, casual sex, architect, stripper, wedding, romance, power of love, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, florence italy, sydney australia, australia ...
⇓ 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, witty, dark humor, realistic, biting ...
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, unfulfillment, couples, teenage life, theater, unfulfilled love, love and romance, actor's life, lifestyle, youth, self discovery ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947
Place: england, europe, liverpool
⇓ 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, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: middle aged woman, midlife crisis, friendship, culture clash, romance, looking for love, friends, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, england, europe, liverpool, northern england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.4
 26K
Howards End (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: estate, seduction, inheritance, sister sister relationship, wealthy family, infidelity, love triangle, class differences, dysfunctional family, family drama, romance, character study ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century, 20th century, 1900s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london
⇓ 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, humorous, semi serious, 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 ⇓
53%
 6.4
 3K
Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris ...
Style: sexual, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, liar, midlife crisis, coming of age, couples, human nature, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: england, france, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aids, friendship, gay, rehearsal, ballet, countryside, friends, romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, platonic, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if they are right for one another.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love at first sight, romance, unrequited love, wedding, funeral, looking for love, love, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, eligible bachelor, ex couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 9K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, love and romance, buddies, couples, friends, infidelity, stripper, brooklyn bridge, bachelor party, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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