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Please Give (2010)
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Please Give (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Style: depressing, melancholic, twists and turns, sincere, humorous, semi serious, clever, touching, intellectual, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homeless, midlife crisis, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, loneliness, complex characters, depression, parents and children, human nature, adultery, teenage life, cancer, suicide, mother daughter relationship, bittersweet, meaning of life, money, death, guilt, sarcasm, catastrophe, relationships, dark humor, life, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and melancholic films with plots about bittersweet, dialogue, dysfunctional family, runaway, storytelling, mentor and relationships mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Please Give: Lovely & Amazing (2001), Friends with Money (2006), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), The Savages (2007), Margot at the Wedding (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: humorous, witty, touching, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, love affair, love, older woman younger man relationship, society, parents and children, coma, women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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, sexy, melancholic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, marriage, money, money problems, maid, love and romance, crumbling marriage, power relations, master and servant, unfulfillment, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa, santa monica california
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84%
Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, disturbing, semi serious, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, incest, adolescence, family relations, teenager, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, social differences, self discovery, single parent, sex aid ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, tokyo, beverly hills, usa
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100%
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The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, compassionate, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: family, midlife crisis, depression, mental illness, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, character study, redemption, family relations, professor, nursing, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, poland, new york, usa, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, depressing, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), complex characters, sister sister relationship, family relations, secrets, greed, character study, jealousy, confession, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, harvard university, vermont, long island
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65%
Walking and Talking (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Things have been tough lately for Amelia. Her best friend moved out of the apartment, her cat got cancer, and now her best friend, Laura, is getting married. She copes with things, from the help of Andrew, Frank, Laura, and a brief romance with Bill ...
Style: humorous, touching, sexy, realistic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: women, friendship, sex, loneliness, life philosophy, romance, youth, female friendship, bittersweet, obsession, cat, psychologist ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, gay, suicide, dysfunctional family, closeted homosexual, midlife crisis, loneliness, depression, small town, brutality, guilt, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Pieces of April (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Quirky and rebellious April Burns lives with her boyfriend in a low-rent New York City apartment miles away from her emotionally distant family. But when she discovers that her mother has a fatal form of breast cancer, she invites the clan to her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, intense, talky, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, holiday, thanksgiving, eccentric family, loneliness, reconciliation, family feud, parents and children, dysfunctional family, generation gap, nothing goes right, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, tokyo, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, witty, suspense, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, mother daughter relationship, neighbor, parenthood, family relations, couples, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
August: Osage County (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: melancholic, emotional, touching, depressing, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, incestuous relationship, family secret, funeral, cancer, mother daughter relationship, drugs, brother sister incest, drug addiction, pills, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, california, midwest, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Descendants (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With his wife Elizabeth on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron, Matt King takes his daughters on a trip from Oahu to Kauai to confront the young real estate broker, who was having an affair with Elizabeth before her misfortune.
Style: touching, thought provoking, depressing, emotional, poignant ...
Plot: infidelity, father daughter relationship, teenage daughter, dysfunctional family, cheating wife, dying mother, marriage, family relations, family, estate, bittersweet, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Box of Moon Light (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering ...
Style: thought provoking, road movie, scenic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: midlife crisis, friendship, free spirit, vandalism, life, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, friends, unfulfillment, introspection, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, tennessee, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: realistic, talky, melancholic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, midlife crisis, divorce, loneliness, depression, breakup, character study, relationships, friendship, age difference, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980's.
Style: talky, sincere, depressing, absurd, thought provoking ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: divorce, dysfunctional family, coming of age, infidelity, adultery, father son relationship, teenager, writers, museum, childhood, marriage, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, ironic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, thanksgiving, sisters, family relations, dysfunctional family, hypochondriac, love triangle, audition, opera, midlife crisis, unfaithful husband, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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50%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.
Style: melancholic, humorous, touching, harsh, disturbing ...
Plot: dog, friendship, pets, eccentricity, depression, rescue, infidelity, human nature, couple relations, dark humor, single woman, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Weather Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sincere, sad, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: weatherman, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, midlife crisis, relationship vs career, introspection, family problems, father son relationship, character study, solitude, hopes, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Peter McGowan, a chain-smoking, impotent, insomniac playwright who lives in Los Angeles. Once very successful, he is now in the tenth year of a decade-long string of production failures. He finds himself bonding with a new ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, dog, single parent, parents and children, introspection, family life, couple relations, family relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: emotional, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, addiction, youth, teenager, depression, psychologist, teenage life, self discovery, lifestyle, teenage crush, grownups ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A car magnate watches his personal and professional life hit the skids because of his business and romantic indiscretions.
Style: sexy, psychological, realistic, clever, cynical ...
Plot: loneliness, sex addict, midlife crisis, womanizer, divorce, aging, self destructing, obsession, betrayal, character study, infidelity, bankrupt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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48%
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Funny People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: funny, humorous, melancholic, tragicomedy, intense ...
Plot: terminal illness, loneliness, comedian, cancer, character study, sarcasm, destiny, dark humor, redemption, midlife crisis, life philosophy, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Crooklyn (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: From Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school-teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband and their five kids living in '70s Brooklyn.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, stylized, light ...
Plot: coming of age, parenthood, dysfunctional family, poverty, child's point of view, family relations, parents and children, black people, family problems, school, teenage life, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, tokyo, usa
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45%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: cynical, thought provoking, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, murder, mistress, crimes, justice, guilt, loveless marriage, blackmail, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Tumbleweeds (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman constantly runs from town to town with her 12 year old daughter to escape failed relationships. The film opens with one escape and the shift into a new start in San Diego. There Mom takes up with a controlling trucker and fights with her ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, south carolina, west virginia, santa fe new mexico ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: sexy, realistic, touching, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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That's Life! (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy architect struggles with a severe case of male menopause at the approach of his 60th birthday.
Style: sexy, sentimental, poignant, visually appealing, erotic ...
Plot: aging, midlife crisis, bittersweet, family gatherings, cancer, depression, hospital, shopping, unlikely friendships, justice, first contact, single father ...
Time: 80s
Place: malibu california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
It Runs in the Family (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile
Style: light, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, gangsters, brutality, courage, eccentric family, redemption, aging, human nature, couples, money, weapons, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Junebug (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the way to meet with an independent artist in the South, newlywed art dealer Madeleine is convinced by her husband, George, that they should stop to meet his family in North Carolina. Madeleine's affluent lifestyle clashes with the family, ...
Style: humorous, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: pregnancy, dysfunctional family, art, culture clash, eccentricity, painting, jealousy, eccentric family, love and romance, in-laws, small town, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, chicago illinois, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Terms of Endearment (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of their lives as each finds different reasons to go on ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sad, compassionate ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, mother daughter relationship, family relations, adultery, infidelity, marriage, love, death, family, relationships, dying young ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: texas, nebraska, new york, louisiana, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Unmarried Woman (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A wealthy woman from Manhattan's Upper East Side struggles to deal with her new identity and her sexuality after her husband of 16 years leaves her for a younger woman.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, divorce, female nudity, breakup, mother daughter relationship, starting over, self discovery, romance, betrayal, fall in love, couple relations, marital separation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%