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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: touching, clever, humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, talky, ironic ...
Plot: infidelity, homeless, cancer, suicide, neighbor, apartment, midlife crisis, teenage life, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, elderly, physical appearance, human nature, urban, couples, dishonesty, siblings relations, golden years, supportive parent, guilt, death, sarcasm, basketball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about dysfunctional family, storytelling, loneliness, family relations, dialogue, runaway and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Please Give: Lovely & Amazing (2001), Enough Said (2013), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), Friends with Money (2006), Just Before I Go (2014). 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: realistic, talky, witty, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, mother daughter relationship, audition, sister sister relationship, family, couples, family life, society, lifestyle, physical appearance, misfit, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, california
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95%
 7.0
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Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: realistic, witty, touching, clever, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dating, party, romance, poet, thanksgiving, masseuse, divorce, acceptance, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, sincere, semi serious, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, eccentric family, family relations, self discovery, single parent, parents and children, social differences, sex aid, youth, nomad, sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
73%
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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: touching, realistic, semi serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, unfulfillment, homecoming, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.1
 35K
The Savages (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A sister and brother face the realities of familial responsibility as they begin to care for their ailing father.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: professor, midlife crisis, depression, dying, family, mental illness, neighbor, nursing, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, responsibility ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, poland, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thanksgiving, artist, infidelity, audition, hypochondriac, human nature, romance, family problems, couples, family relations, introspection, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: touching, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marijuana, thanksgiving, neighbor, road trip, on the road, reconciliation, illness, holiday, family, unfulfillment, urban, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: talky, cynical, witty, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, infidelity, adultery, blackmail, crime, loveless marriage, couple relations, human nature, moral dilemma, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 8K
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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, parenthood, coming of age, parents and children, urban, couple relations, family problems, teenage life, family relations, school, single parent, black people ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, semi serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: midlife crisis, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, weatherman, hopes, introspection, family problems, ex couple relations, divorced divorcee, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 811
Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Five seemingly unrelated people decide to take huge risks in their personal lives in an effort to find happiness.
Style: touching, sentimental, offbeat, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: unfulfillment, family relations, lifestyle, starting over, human nature, urban, single parent, breakup, couples, city life, parents and children, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.3
 225K
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, humorous, tragicomedy, sentimental, talky ...
Plot: cheating wife, teenage daughter, infidelity, dying mother, coma, estate, dysfunctional family, parenthood, inheritance, family problems, health situation, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Skeleton Twins (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may ...
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, estrangement, twins, adultery, confession, gay brother, reunion, cowardice, bisexuality, fraternal twins, in the closet, death of father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Just Looking (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's 1955. Lenny is a 14-year old boy who is totally fascinated by sex. He is too scared to "do it," so he dedicates his summer to seeing two other people do it. Easier said than done. Caught in the act of spying, his mother and ...
Style: sexual, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, voyeurism, teenager, nurse, infidelity, sex, friendship, obsession, nosy, family relations, espionage, forbidden love ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: witty, realistic, clever, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, phone sex, mole, obsession, love and romance, fall in love, introspection, human nature, romance, couple relations, partners, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, family life, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 8K
5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: aging, society, elderly, urban, interracial relations, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, city life, golden years, couples, married couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.8
 12K
The Oranges (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, fall in love, life turned upside down, friends, dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, romance, love and romance, infidelity, disorder, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, chance meeting, rooftop, drunkenness, infidelity, romance, suburban life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Crimes of the Heart (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and is turning into an old maid, while Meg, who tries to make it ...
Style: talky, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: reunion, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, eccentric family, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, love and romance, human nature, family relations, family life, sisters ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 2K
The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature, battle of the sexes, infidelity, sexual relations, love affair, dishonesty, couples, sexless marriage, sex talk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Richard Cooper is a married man and father of two who is just plain bored with married life. Not getting any sex from his wife, he resorts to ogling random women on the street to the point he takes lunch late to look at them. When old crush Nikki ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, marriage, marital problem, midlife crisis, infidelity, love affair, romance, family life, human nature, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family business, save the day, parents and children, siblings relations, unfulfillment, family in crisis, countryside, estrangement, working class, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Everything Must Go (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, talky ...
Plot: salesman, friendship, unemployment, starting over, midlife crisis, addiction, marital problem, down on your luck, goodhearted, hopes, life is a bitch, age difference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, texas, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
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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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, birthday, fortune teller, priest, self discovery, family life, death in the family, family problems, couples, family relations, clergy, terminal illness ...
Time: 80s
Place: malibu california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, confession, secret, jealousy, family problems, family life, family relations, family gatherings, siblings relations, couples, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, long island, vermont, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pushing Hands (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story is about an elderly Chinese tai chi chuan teacher and grandfather who emigrates from Beijing to live with his son, American daughter-in-law, and grandson in a New York City suburb. The grandfather is increasingly distanced from the family ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: martial arts, culture clash, immigrants, golden years, parents and children, society, misfit, human nature, self discovery, family life, family relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, new york, usa, asia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.
Style: thought provoking, dark humor, tragicomedy, compassionate, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, redemption, life is a bitch, parents and children, introspection, urban, chases and races, hopes, depression, family, doctors, life philosophy ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 16K
She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, opposites attract, siblings relations, love affair, love of one's life, sibling relationship, wedding, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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