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Schizopolis (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man works for the unpleasant guru of a Scientology-like movement.
Style: surreal, humorous, clever, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat, mind bending, biting, absurd ...
Plot: dentist, office, exterminator, assassination, infidelity, masturbation, estrangement, workplace, dishonesty, unfulfillment, family problems, twins, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, sexual relations, media satire, workplace situations, love and romance, media, couples, communication problem, guru, snitch, delusion ...
Time: 90s
Place: costa rica, rhode island, new mexico

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, witty, clever and realistic films with plots about couples, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, love and romance and writers mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Schizopolis: Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993), Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004), Bartleby (2001), Office Space (1999), Full Frontal (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor's wife suddenly drops dead.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, neighbor, mystery, blackmail, jazz, verbal byplay, urban, couple relations, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.
Style: clever, witty, surreal, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: advertising agency, nervous breakdown, advertising executive, farce, advertising, self discovery, love and romance, couples, introspection, couple relations, mental illness, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, jerusalem, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "La La Wood" follows the legacy of Jiminy Glick, first introduced on "The Martin Short Show," who went on to get (non)-critical acclaim for his talk show "Primetime Glick," where Mr. Glick interviewed countless ...
Style: not serious, clever, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: murder, actor's life, journalism, hollywood, couple relations, celebrity culture, media satire, showbiz, tv show, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, canada, usa, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 2K
Bartleby (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An adaptation of Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener" told in the setting of a modern office.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, clever, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: office, insubordination, mysterious character, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, fish out of water, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, disorder, gunshot ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 7.8
 220K
Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: witty, clever, dark humor, talky, humorous ...
Plot: office, workplace, obnoxious boss, unlikely criminals, workplace situations, love and romance, dull life, rebelliousness, beach resort, coworker relationship, laziness, downsizing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, mexico, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.7
 9K
Full Frontal (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A contemporary comedy set in Los Angeles, Full Frontal traces the complicated relationship among seven friends as they deal with the fragile connections that bind them together. Full Frontal takes place during a twenty-four hour period - a day in ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor's life, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, tucson arizona, manhattan new york city, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gwyn Marcus has always wanted a marriage like her parents. She has just accepted the proposal of her boyfriend Matt, but she has misgivings about their future together. Her fear of commitment grows as she learns of the various affairs that her ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, betrayal, self discovery, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, eccentric family, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Boss of It All (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France, Italy, Germany, Iceland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.
Style: dark humor, surreal, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: office, workplace, negotiation, comedy of errors, actor's life, boss and employee, workplace situations, dishonesty, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, power relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Being John Malkovich (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, talky, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual identity, puppeteer, obsession, pet, love triangle, identity, immortality, lesbian, actor, postmodernism, urban, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Picking Up the Pieces (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small New Mexican village discovers a severed hand that is considered a miracle of God, when it actually belongs to a murdered spouse with a husband in search of it.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, murder, crimes, deadly, buddies, clergy, prostitute, desert, village, unlikely criminals, investigation, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, mexico, latin america, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Invention of Lying (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: humorous, clever, funny, absurd, philosophical ...
Plot: misfit, love and romance, society, love triangle, dishonesty, farce, disorder, honesty, alternate reality, pretense, truth, luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, verbal byplay, crumbling marriage, screwball, couple relations, couples, family problems, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disintegration, anniversary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Goodbye Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Police investigate when a man having an affair with his brother's wife disappears suddenly.
Style: dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, cynical ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, infidelity, femme fatale, neo noir, assassin, prostitute, sex, politician, singer, neo-noir, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: austria, salt lake city utah, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of a fictional town in the mid west that is home to a group of idiosyncratic and slightly neurotic characters. Dwayne Hoover is a wealthy car dealer-ship owner that's on the brink of suicide and is losing touch with reality.
Style: surreal, tragicomedy, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, car salesman, extramarital affair, small town, losing-it hero, wife husband relationship, success, small town life, writer's life, against the rules, desire for fame, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 4K
Slipstream (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, stylized, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: aging, self discovery, filmmaking, writer's life, hollywood, imaginary, postmodernism, artists and showbiz, elderly, hopes, daydreamer, escape from reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 58K
Sliding Doors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gwyneth Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. ...
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Celine and Julie Go Boating (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 193 min.
Story: A mysteriously linked pair of young women find their daily lives pre-empted by a strange boudoir melodrama that plays itself out in a hallucinatory parallel reality.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, offbeat, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: haunted house, friendship, love triangle, young heroes, new wave, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, prostitute, infidelity, family life, love and romance ...
Place: africa, hong kong, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda ...
Style: clever, surreal, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: adoption, prostitute, boxing, childlessness, illegal prostitution, adoptive father, adoptive mother, child, friendship, dishonesty, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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I Heart Huckabees (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.
Style: clever, surreal, not serious, talky, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, jealousy, existentialism, cause and meaning, investigation, celebrity, sex, anger, rivalry, surveillance, arson, firefighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 923
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: yuppie, surrealism, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, breakup, unfulfillment, couples, rise and fall, self discovery, infidelity, unemployment ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Die, Mommie, Die! (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: You slipped into my life as easily as vermouth into a glass of gin, purrs reclusive singing star Angela Arden. Arden is not only haunted by a secret, she's treated like dirt by her louse of a husband, her snoopy maid, and her petulant daughter. ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, not serious, witty, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Opposite of Sex (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl visits her gay half-brother and ends up seducing his boyfriend, thus wreaking havoc on all of their lives.
Style: clever, dark humor, witty, biting, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, pregnancy, death, teacher, chase, stock broker, repression, aids, gay slur, coming of age, suburbs, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, cross country, canada, indiana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: talky, clever, witty, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: writer's block, psychiatrist, postmodernism, writer's life, midlife crisis, insanity, artists and showbiz, human nature, estrangement, heaven and hell, alienation, ex couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Clockwatchers (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The relationship between four female temps all working for the same credit company is threatened with the arrival of a new hire, who lands a permanent position one of the women was vying for.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 14K
She-Devil (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A cunning and resourceful housewife vows revenge on her husband when he begins an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: revenge, battle of the sexes, infidelity, divorce, breakup, obsession, suburbs, crumbling marriage, vengeance, family conflict, career woman, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: clever, humorous, witty, talky, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, on the road, drunkenness, rooftop, chance meeting, crumbling marriage, suburbs, infidelity, self discovery, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lsd, farce, erection, obsessive quest, on the road, track down, uncover truth, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 250K
Liar Liar (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Compromising Positions (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, amateur detective, investigation, murder, suburbs, protagonist as suspect, mystery, unsupportive spouse, crime, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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