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Scenes from a Mall (1991)
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Scenes from a Mall (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A comedy about a married couple -- he's a sports lawyer, she's a psychologist -- which takes place on their 16th wedding anniversary, when they make some startling confessions.
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, suspense, witty, semi serious, intense, biting, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, couple relations, life turned upside down, dysfunctional family, adultery, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, couples, anniversary, disintegration, screwball, verbal byplay, marriage, divorce, shopping, lawyer, christmas, dancing, cheating wife, psychologist, rap ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, witty and semi serious films with plots about couples, couple relations, infidelity, mentor, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief) and dysfunctional family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Scenes from a Mall: Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986), The Sex Monster (1999), Broadway Danny Rose (1984), Husbands and Wives (1992), Faithful (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Beverly Hills couple Barbara and Dave Whiteman are very rich but not happy Dave is a hard working business man, his wife is only interested in yoga, aerobics and other meditation classes, and he sleeps with the house maid. Their teenage son is ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, dog, satire, yuppie, uninvited guest, family relations, rescue, self discovery, wealth, extramarital affair, homeless, family ...
Time: 80s
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Sex Monster (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurotic L.A. building contractor (Mike Binder in his best Woody Allen imitation) pushes his wife (Mariel Hemingway) into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, looking for love, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, romance, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, battle of the sexes, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, touching ...
Plot: gangsters, showbiz, comedian, crimes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, dishonesty, comeback, disorder, couples, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 70s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, sincere, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, breakup, friendship, family problems, dishonesty, teacher student relationship, friends, romance, couple relations, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Faithful (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A depressed housewife whose husband is having an affair contemplates suicide, but changes her mind when she faces death by a killer hired to do her in.
Style: witty, talky, semi serious, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, female protagonist, woman in danger, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems, self discovery, marriage, depression, adultery, runaway, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Ringmaster (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles talk show which features everyday people with problems and who frequently vent thrir problems on the air.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, satirical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, media satire, family problems, vengeance, infidelity, dishonesty, social decay, mother daughter relationship, sexual promiscuity, stupidity, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their ...
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, summer, doctor, professor, farce, infidelity, romance, looking for love, love affair, friendship, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: witty, talky, humorous, cynical, clever ...
Plot: psychiatrist, writer's life, human nature, alienation, writer's block, art, artists and showbiz, midlife crisis, heaven and hell, ex couple relations, glory, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: cynical, humorous, melancholic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, anniversary, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship, ballet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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My New Gun (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Debbie and Gerald's lives drastically change after they get a gun. Their mysterious neighbor, Skippy, becomes an important and transforming figure in their lives.
Style: suspense, realistic, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: suburbs, satire, neighbor, couple relations, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, betrayal, family problems, unsupportive spouse, infidelity, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: infidelity, architect, midlife crisis, farce, family problems, relationship vs career, dysfunctional family, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, manhattan new york city, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, buddies, lifestyle, store, human nature, infidelity, social differences, couple relations, city life, parents and children, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: thought provoking, talky, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, mistress, adultery, professor, infidelity, blackmail, crimes, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.2
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, workplace, forgery, crimes, dishonesty, investigation, screwball, workplace situations, cons and scams, innocence lost, oral sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, romance, infidelity, introspection, love affair, battle of the sexes, family problems, dishonesty, friendship, support group, loneliness, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Mail Order Wife (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A documentarian funds a NYC doorman's Asian mail order bride in exchange for the right to film the experience.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, couples, fall in love, couple relations, fish out of water, obsession, adultery, deception, manipulation, sexual abuse, exploitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.6
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A.C.O.D. (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A grown man is still caught in the crossfire of his parents' 15 year divorce. He discovers he was unknowingly part of a study on divorced children and is enlisted in a follow-up years later, which wreaks new havoc on his family.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: parents separation, dysfunctional family, remarry, parents and children, family problems, couples, family feud, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, couple relations, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Blume in Love (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lawyer Stephen Blume, specialized in divorces, lives a paradoxical situation when, having his own marriage break up, is still in love with his ex-wife. Gedorge Segal plays a divorce lawyer who is divorced himself after his wife (Susan Anspach) ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, talky, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, divorce, lawyer, marriage, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love and romance, family problems, couples, breakup ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice, los angeles, usa, beverly hills, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The First Wives Club (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After years of helping their hubbies climb the ladder of success, three mid-life Manhattanites have been dumped for a newer, curvier model. But the trio is determined to turn their pain into gain. They come up with a cleverly devious plan to hit ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: divorce, battle of the sexes, revenge, best friends, rivalry, yuppie, reunited friends, teamwork, female protagonist, divorced woman, vengeance, feminism ...
Time: 90s, year 1969, 60s
Place: new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, intense, clever ...
Plot: casino, greed, gambling, dishonesty, partners, nothing goes right, change of luck, dark humor, feud, jealousy, money, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, bulgaria, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, family relations, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, chance meeting, brawl, suburbs, infidelity, couples, family problems, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mel Edison has just lost his job after many years and now has to cope with being unemployed at middle age during an intense NYC heat wave.
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, witty, biting ...
Plot: unemployment, nervous breakdown, midlife crisis, crumbling marriage, down on your luck, couple relations, odd couple, unfulfillment, family problems, husband wife relationship, couples, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
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Heartburn (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, journalism, pregnancy, journalist, battle of the sexes, dysfunctional family, romance, couple relations, fall in love, crumbling marriage, midlife crisis, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Waking Up in Reno (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Candy and Lonnie Earl are just crazy about each other. The problem: she's married to Roy and he's married to Darlene. So far it's been a secret affair. But that's about to change, because this foursome is driving cross-country ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, infidelity, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, on the road, road trip ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: elderly, nothing goes right, disorder, parents and children, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family problems, estrangement, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.1
 6K
Bye Bye Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With varying degrees of success, recently divorced friends Dave, Vic and Donny are trying to move on with their lives. Vic feels vilified by his ex-wife's parents, while Donny has a shaky bond with his teen daughter, Emma. Dave, meanwhile, has ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, vampire, riddles and clues, looking for love, family life, infidelity, custody, suburban life, parents and children, couple relations, suburbs, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Small Time Crooks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A loser of a crook and his wife strike it rich when a botched bank job's cover business becomes a spectacular success.
Style: witty, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: bank robbery, unlikely criminals, disorder, overnight success, love and romance, crimes, couple relations, cons and scams, bully, criminal, restaurant, bank robber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
67%
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Serial (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's the end of the 70s. Hippies are assimilating, women are raising their consciousness, and men are becoming confused and ineffectual. Don't expect to be able to keep track of all the names or who's sleeping with who; the picture ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, satire, religions or cults, misfit, society, eccentric family, obsession, self discovery, looking for love, orgy, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, sex comedy, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, love and romance, sexual relations, sex, sex scene, relationships, hiv, gay bashing, gay interest, sexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%