Movies like Restaurant

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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: clever, humorous, realistic, talky, semi serious, offbeat, contemplative
Plot: restaurant, alcohol abuse, interracial relations, romance, addiction, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, society, infidelity, lifestyle, writer's life, drug abuse, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, prostitute, wedding, murder, bartender, waiter, old love, waitress, 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, semi serious, humorous 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, gloomy, clever, talky ...
Plot: sexual content, graphic violence, society, family relations, twentysomething life, friends, dangerous animal, crimes, gangsters, nothing to lose, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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95%
 5.1
 494
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: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Plot: addiction, motorcycle, friends, on the road, alcohol abuse, self discovery, drug abuse, human nature, clinic, love and romance, buddies, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: montana, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.7
 621
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: life is a bitch, lifestyle, culture clash, haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, nothing goes right, prostitute, drug abuse, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 268
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: sexy, realistic, erotic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love and romance, relationships, couples, infidelity, discussion, women, sex, dishonesty, restaurant ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.5
 2K
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, writer's life, lifestyle, drug abuse, celebrity culture, addiction, adultery, murder, alcohol abuse, rebel, rebellion ...
Time: 1940s, 50s
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dancing in September (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A black female TV producer struggles in Hollywood.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, love and romance, ambition, tv show, media satire, workplace romance, americana, friendship, journalism, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: couples, life is a bitch, introspection, family relations, family life, human nature, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, mental illness, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 388
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: realistic, semi serious, sexy, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: alcohol abuse, looking for sex, sexual relations, cooking and food, gender, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, singleness, destructive relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: sexy, realistic, erotic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: sexuality, open marriage, couples, breakup, filmmaking, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, human spirit, self discovery, strong sexual content, love affair, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 500
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: graphic violence, friends, couples, parents and children, infidelity, self discovery, sexual relations, strong sexual content, twentysomething life, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, writer's life, artists and showbiz, couples, introspection, couple relations, playwright, friendship, rivalry, society, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 229
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, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: pregnancy, lifestyle, social differences, nothing goes right, social misfits, rise to the top, immigrants, society, life is a bitch, couples, drug abuse, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, semi serious, clever, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, addiction, showbiz, obsession, actor's life, filmmaking, hollywood, performer's life, manipulation, blind ambition, media ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 577
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: semi serious, realistic, sexy, talky, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, romance, gender, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, love and romance, dishonesty, love triangle, nightlife, love affair, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 314
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: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, interracial relations, athlete's life, romance, hopes, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sexy, captivating, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, couples, filmmaking, life is a bitch, actor's life, artists and showbiz, society, lifestyle, unemployment, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, looking for love, social differences, couples, love and romance, society, romance, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, black woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 69
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: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, love affair, lifestyle, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, hopes, life is a bitch, society, youth, survival, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.4
 59
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, splatter ...
Plot: lottery, coming of age, family relations, urban ghetto, couples, friends, sport team, parents and children, family life, urban ghetto life, store, high school ...
Time: future
Place: new york, tokyo, berlin germany, new jersey, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 1K
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, humorous, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, friendship, school, bittersweet, performer's life, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, society, single parent, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, sexy, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: massage, love and romance, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, infidelity, starting over, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, lovers reunited, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 242
Chillicothe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A narrative about six friends in college.
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, friendship, coming of age, romance, betrayal, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, thirtysomething life, friends, battles ...
Time: 90s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 16K
Trees Lounge (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with ...
Style: talky, gloomy, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, small town, couples, mechanic, dull life, irresponsible, sexual content, human nature, unemployment, self discovery, down on your luck, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.6
 938
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: semi serious, talky, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, twentysomething life, love affair, romance, couples, infidelity, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, first date, best friend, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 2K
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, thirtysomething life, workplace romance, sexual relations, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The film follows one day in the lives of the Tyrone family, each member is troubled and has been damaged by alcohol and/or drugs. In addition, they have issues with each other that lead to fights and an inability to reconcile completely with one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, talky, depressing ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, addiction, dysfunctional family, redemption, lifestyle, actor's life, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: connecticut, ireland
⇓ 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: realistic, talky, touching, sincere, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, destructive relationship, love affair, loss of virginity, gender, romance, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, dangerous attraction, couple relations, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 920
Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, couple relations, teenage life, small town life, fall in love, teenage love, self discovery, best friends, youth, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, welfare, male prostitute, transsexual, high school student, sexual dysfunction, transvestism, couples, urban ghetto, prostitute, social misfits ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 503
The New Twenty (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five best friends in their late 20's discover new truths about themselves and the friendships they thought would last forever.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, college, gay, young lovers, best friends, lgbt, self discovery, addiction, sexual relations, twentysomething life, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 1920s, year 2006
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%