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Restaurant (1998)
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Restaurant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A few young waiters at a popular New Jersey restaurant are dreaming of becoming actors or otherwise getting into the artistic community.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, contemplative, talky, semi serious
Plot: restaurant, interracial relations, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, writer's life, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, addiction, infidelity, artists and showbiz, society, couples, lifestyle, twentysomething life, prostitute, wedding, bartender, waiter, murder, waitress, old love, rehearsal, play, wedding reception
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, life is a bitch, society and artists and showbiz mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Restaurant: Ten Benny (1995), Me and Will (1999), Niagara Motel (2005), Red Meat (1997), Beat (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ten Benny (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a young shoe salesman whose overestimation of his own sharpness leads to gambling debts, pissed-off loan sharks, and overall misery.
Style: serious, psychological, clever, gloomy, talky ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, best friends, friendship, down on your luck, working class, dangerous animal, society, twentysomething life, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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95%
 5.1
 425
Me and Will (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two women with a passion for motorcycles meet while going through rehab. When they discover they've both longed to ride Captain America's red, white, and blue chopper from Easy Rider, they escape the rehab clinic and hit the highway in ...
Style: sincere, humorous, touching, offbeat, contemplative ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, on the road, clinic, human nature, self discovery, escape, profanity, drugs/alcohol, friends, writer's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.8
 563
Niagara Motel (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of struggling individuals cross paths at a low-rent motel in the tourist Mecca of Niagara Falls
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: culture clash, haunted by the past, lifestyle, life is a bitch, addiction, love affair, drug abuse, infidelity, couples, family problems, love and romance, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 238
Red Meat (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Chris and Stefan invite Victor to join their group where they talk about their experiences with women over a meal of red meat. As the night progresses, Stefan relates his wild encounters with fleeting sex, Chris talks about his need for intellectual ...
Style: humorous, sexy, erotic, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, discussion, love and romance, relationships, couples, infidelity, women, sex, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.6
 1K
Beat (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of writer William Seward Burroughs and his wife.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lifestyle, writer's life, addiction, drug abuse, celebrity culture, adultery, murder, alcohol abuse, rebel, rebellion ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dancing in September (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A black female TV producer struggles in Hollywood.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, tv show, americana, friendship, media satire, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, ambition, workplace romance, hollywood, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Particles of Truth (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Life, love, and the fear of failing... Lilli Black, battling her painful memories and the secrets surrounding her dying father, collides into the complicated and obsessive life of Morrison Wiley on the streets of New York City. This peculiar love ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, mental illness, family life, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, introspection, human nature, family relations, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 352
Men (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A single young woman moves to Los Angeles, gets a job as a chef and has casual affairs.
Style: sexual, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: alcohol abuse, looking for sex, sexual relations, cooking and food, gays and lesbians, infidelity, singleness, destructive relationship, sexual content, lifestyle, gender, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Woman, Her Men, and Her Futon (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Recently divorced, aspiring filmmaker Helen (Jennifer Rubin) enters into a love triangle fueled by sexual hunger and manipulation. But as she attempts to define herself and fulfill her wants and needs, she must choose between her independence and ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, clever, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: sexuality, love triangle, moral dilemma, human spirit, nudity (full frontal - brief), artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love affair, infidelity, self discovery, couples, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 463
Twenty-One (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katie is a free spirited independently minded 21-year-old. The film follows her as she reflects on the men in her life. Along the way we meet her drug addict boyfriend Bobby, her lover Jack, close friend Baldy, and her father.
Style: sexual, sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friends, drugs/alcohol, sexual relations, twentysomething life, self discovery, love affair, parents and children, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, profanity, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 548
Bar Girls (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The life and loves of gay women hanging out at a local tavern are examined in this slice of life film.
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: bar, nudity (full frontal - brief), love affair, sexual content, love and romance, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, gender, romance, lifestyle, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 197
Kill the Poor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a marriage of convenience becomes the real thing, Joe moves his pregnant French wife to a tenement building on New York's Lower East Side. The street is like a war zone with none of the nostalgic appeal that Joe remembers from tales of his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, clever, witty ...
Plot: pregnancy, lifestyle, social differences, drug abuse, social decay, couples, social misfits, society, rise to the top, life is a bitch, immigrants, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
They Shoot Movies, Don't They? ...The Making of 'Mirage' (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: They Shoot Movies, Don't They? is a voyeuristic look at first time director Tom Paulson and the movie he wrote called Mirage. Frank Gallagher is the documentarian whose camera waits and watches as Paulson navigates through a jungle of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, obsession, addiction, showbiz, filmmaking, actor's life, hollywood, media, unfulfillment, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 282
Love Come Down (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two brothers in their early 20s, one black, one white, each the other's keeper since their family was torn apart by a decade old tragedy. Neville is a comedian struggling with his comedy, and his brother, Matthew, is a boxer consumed with the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, interracial relations, hopes, rehabilitation, family problems, couples, love and romance, athlete's life, haunted by the past, introspection, addiction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, writer's life, introspection, couples, artists and showbiz, playwright, friendship, rivalry, society, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Pornographer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A socially inept man's amateur porn film wins him a contract with a small-time pornography distribution company, where he faces a series of moral crises and is forced to face his own porn addiction.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, filmmaking, couples, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, society, life is a bitch, obsession, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, social differences, looking for love, romance, love and romance, couples, society, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, african american, black man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 60
Zooey (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Angel and Zooey are not your typical newlyweds. Zooey is a professional prostitute and Angel is a drug dealer. Yet they are not without hopes and dreams, of escaping their life in the streets and starting a new in a fresh painted cottage with picked ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, going straight, love affair, hopes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, romance, youth, downfall, crimes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Full Body Massage (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nina, an art dealer, has her weekly massage appointment and is surprised to find out her usual masseur, Douglas, has sent a replacement named Fitch. The pair develop an easy rapport during the session, with talk about past relationships. As Nina ...
Style: erotic, serious, sincere, sexy, talky ...
Plot: massage, dishonesty, femme fatale, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, lovers reunited, couples, love and romance, starting over, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Drowning on Dry Land (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A taxi driver (Naveen Andrews) picks up a fare (Barbara Hershey) in Manhattan. She offers the driver a large sum to drive her to the desert. While the pair drive across the country, the woman tries various strategies to lure the driver into ...
Style: psychological, touching, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: desert, taxi, airport, on the road, interracial relations, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, taxi driver, motel, adultery, sex outside ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 822
Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, twentysomething life, love affair, couples, romance, lifestyle, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, best friend, brother sister relationship, first date, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 2K
Flesh (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heroin junkie works as a prostitute to support his habit and fund an abortion needed by the girlfriend of his lesbian wife. His seedy encounters with delusional and damaged clients, and dates with drag queens and hustlers are heavy on sex, drugs ...
Style: sexy, biting, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: hustler, partners, golden years, prostitute, gays and lesbians, gender, social misfits, society, buddies, misfit, friends, transvestism ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 47
Lotto Land (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This film tells two interwoven stories of two single-parent families in a poor, racially-mixed neighborhood in Brooklyn. The first story is about a young black man (with aspirations of getting away from his friends who are involved in drugs) who ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, comic ...
Plot: lottery, coming of age, college, self discovery, family life, urban ghetto, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, rise to the top, society, romance ...
Time: future
Place: new york, tokyo, berlin germany, new jersey, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.2
 202
Chillicothe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A narrative about six friends in college.
Style: semi serious, realistic, contemplative, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wedding, battles, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, human nature, looking for love, twentysomething life, college, down on your luck, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 963
Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, performer's life, family relations, couples, friends, bittersweet, love and romance, society, youth ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 3K
Trash (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie follows Joe (Dallesandro), a heroin addict, throughout his quest to score more drugs. The episodic plot occurs over a single day and centers around Joe's problematic relationship with his on-off, sexually frustrated girlfriend ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film
Plot: pregnancy, welfare, infidelity, drug addict, male prostitute, down on your luck, on the road, addiction, alcohol abuse, social differences, prostitute, transsexual ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 896
Two Days (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Paul Miller (Paul Rudd - Friends, The Cider House Rules) has struggled as an actor in Hollywood for years, and now he's had enough. But not just of show business-of life. In two days, he's going to kill himself. But in true Hollywood ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, introspection, change of heart, lifestyle, showbiz, breaking point, death wish, direction and purpose, life is a bitch, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten women give monologues to camera, each remembering a man who was important in their lives.
Style: clever, touching, sincere, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, gender, romance, dangerous attraction, male female relationship, loss of virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 1K
Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, infidelity, love affair, looking for love, sexual relations, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, twentysomething life, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 201
The Still Life (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fueled by original music by members of Guns N' Roses, Bad Religion, No Doubt, Skid Row, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Hootie & The Blowfish and more... The Still Life tells the story of artist Julian Lamont who struggles to pick up the pieces of ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: alcohol abuse, recluse, rise and fall, unfulfillment, addiction, life is a bitch, ambition, art, destruction, rock, breakup, painter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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