Movies like The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, sweet, stylized, melancholic, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: age difference, self discovery, family life, love and romance, love affair, starting over, marriage, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, neighbor, depression, dysfunctional family, publisher, multiple storylines, love, crime gone awry, family relations, infidelity, romance, sexual content, retirement home, dumped, guilty conscience, terminal illness ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey

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Most similar movies to The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, touching and talky films with plots about dialogue, mentor, storytelling, relationships, family relations, catastrophe and culture clash mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Private Lives of Pippa Lee: In Her Shoes (2005), Prime (2005), August: Osage County (2013), Personal Velocity (2002), Lymelife (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In Her Shoes (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: couple relations, dysfunctional family, shopping, family values, lawyer, audition, self discovery, wedding, job seeking, law firm, family relations, dyslexia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, florida, usa, chicago illinois
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100%
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Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, unlikely couple, artist, therapist, family relations, older woman younger man sex, therapy, romance, doctors and patients, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, paris france ...
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67%
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: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, family in crisis, incestuous relationship, suicide, funeral, brother sister incest, family secret, drug addiction, family relations, death in the family, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: starting over, family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, human nature, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, couples, life is a bitch, self discovery, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, haiti, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Lymelife (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming of age dramedy where infidelity, real estate, and Lyme disease have two families falling apart on Long Island in the early eighties. Scott, 15, is at the point in his life when he finds out that the most important people around him, his ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, marital problem, american dream, infidelity, first love, marriage, teenage love, family problems, family life, love, fighting illness, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 92K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, sad ...
Plot: coming out, father son relationship, gay father, grief, terminal illness, gay, dying, older man younger man relationship, cancer, self discovery, starting over, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1955, year 2003 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, dramatic, realistic, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: depression, mental illness, love, life philosophy, romance, social misfits, male female friendship, fall in love, mentally unstable, supportive parent, bipolar disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania, baltimore, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
In the Land of Women (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a bad breakup with his girlfriend leaves him heartbroken, Carter Webb moves to Michigan to take care of his ailing grandmother. Once there, he gets mixed up in the lives of the mother and daughters who live across the street.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love, bittersweet, mother daughter relationship, writers, infidelity, neighbor, believe in yourself, suburban life, self discovery, cancer, homecoming, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, los angeles, michigan, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.4
 216K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: depression, psychiatrist, marijuana, friendship, self discovery, family relations, romance, friends, lifestyle, paraplegic, party, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, humorous, touching, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, jewish, dark humor, love affair, self discovery, love triangle, human nature, haunted by the past, world war two, survivor, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, philadelphia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 23K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, parents and children, family life, introspection, couple relations, couples, romance, siblings relations, alienation, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: witty, humorous, touching, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), lifestyle, love affair, family, society, parents and children, adoption, older woman younger man sex, family relations, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: love triangle, lgbt, aids, gay, self discovery, romance, hopes, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: road movie, mumblecore, humorous, melancholic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, on the road, family relations, wedding, introspection, parents and children, hopes, self discovery, love and romance, brother brother relationship, couple relations, gift ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
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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, sincere, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: midlife crisis, professor, depression, family relations, family, mental illness, neighbor, dying, nursing, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, new york, usa, poland, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, sincere, disturbing, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, social differences, self discovery, single parent, sex aid, youth, nomad, incest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, tear jerker, compassionate ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, infidelity, love affair, cancer, couples, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, adultery, mother daughter relationship, family problems ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: texas, new york, louisiana, usa, iowa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a New England dysfunctional family gathers for Thanksgiving, past demons reveal themselves as one son returns for the first time in three years.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, crumbling marriage, human nature, dealing with death, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, estrangement, family relations, family reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: talky, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, breakup, friendship, dishonesty, family problems, teacher student relationship, romance, friends, couple relations, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, breakup, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation, father daughter relationship, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 17K
Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: melancholic, intellectual, talky, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: blended family, stepmother, marriage, love affair, university, professor, death of mother, marxism, family relations, advisor, female writer, divorce ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, single parent, dog, 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 ⇓
33%
 7.2
 88K
Stuck in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: writer's life, teenage love, casual sex, family relations, youth, coming of age, first love, relationships, love, family life, family, unhappiness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.3
 70K
Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, emotional, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, stewardess, fall in love, self discovery, suicide attempt, romance, love and romance, parents and children, family problems, death in the family, on the road, layoff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, memphis, mississippi, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, family problems, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, crumbling marriage, society, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 139K
This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: family relations, birthday, parenting, love and romance, marital problem, couples, couple relations, family life, adulthood, high maintenance, love, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, coming of age, grandmother, friendship, advice, americana, love, family life, self discovery, romance, marriage proposal, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, northern california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, family life, pregnancy, family relations, love affair, romance, couples, parents and children, coming of age, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, detroit, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%