Movies like Liberal Arts

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Liberal Arts (2012)
 6.7
 38K
Liberal Arts (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to speak at his retirement dinner, Jesse jumps at the chance. He is prepared for the nostalgia of the dining halls and dorm rooms, the parties and poetry seminars; what he doesn’t see coming is Zibby – a beautiful, precocious, classical-music-loving sophomore. Zibby awakens scary, exciting, long-dormant feelings of possibility and connection that Jesse thought he had buried forever.
Style: touching, humorous, light, talky, sweet, sentimental, sincere, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: age difference, older man younger woman relationship, college, college student, romance, thirtysomething life, dull life, depression, happy ending, love and romance, fall in love, college life, adulthood, unlikely couple, teenager, teacher student sex, literature, bittersweet, high school, campus, professor, retirement, love, catastrophe, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, new york, new jersey, usa

Most similar movies to Liberal Arts

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sentimental films with plots about romance, love and romance, love, writers, relationships, mentor and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Liberal Arts: Before We Go (2014), Stuck in Love (2012), Manhattan (1979), Happythankyoumoreplease (2010), A Lot Like Love (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: romantic, touching, sweet, light, witty ...
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Plot: romance, love and romance, chance meeting, adventure, stranger, hopes, jazz musician, life philosophy, honest, loneliness, nothing goes right, hotel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, usa, boston
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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, emotional, heartbreaking, sad, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 7.9
 140K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, meditative, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, age difference, love, divorce, romance, adultery, dating, friendship, mistress, crumbling relationship, city life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, melancholic, emotional, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, coming of age, friendship, relationships, existentialism, loneliness, lifestyle, multiple storylines, couples, writers, writer's life, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Lot Like Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love story, happy ending, destiny, romance, friendship, loneliness, travel, small town, encounter, unfulfilled love, love and romance, nude model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, los angeles, california, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
That Awkward Moment (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to ...
Style: not serious, romantic, humorous, sexy, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, romance, friendship, friendship between men, relationships, looking for sex, party, three friends, male objectification, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, romance, best friends in love, dysfunctional family, happy ending, honest, best friends, couples, lifestyle, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Try Seventeen (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Teenager Jones has opted not to go to college and is instead renting a room in a boarding house to work on his writing skills. Soon, Jones finds himself dividing his time between two women: a young actress named Lisa and a photographer named Jane. ...
Style: touching, romantic, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: college, coming of age, romance, imagination, friendship, relationships, adolescence, love triangle, life philosophy, love story, road trip, youth ...
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The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: thirtysomething life, disorder, dull life, self discovery, couples, coming of age, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 15K
Down to You (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: College coeds in New York City, Al, the son of a celebrity chef, and Imogen, a talented artist, become smitten the second they lay eyes on one another at a bar. However, the road to happiness is not a smooth one. Outside forces, including a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: love, college, romance, teenager, friendship, college life, couple relations, love affair, youth, lifestyle, women, cheerleading ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Autumn in New York (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Autumn in New York follows the sexual exploits of Will Keane - New York restaurateur, infamous verging-on-50 playboy, master of the no-commitment seduction - until he runs into an unexpected dead end when he meets Charlotte Fielding. Charlotte is ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 17K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Damsels in Distress (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 25K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sweet, romantic, twists and turns, semi serious, touching ...
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30%
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 5.3
 29K
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: funny, feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
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Time: 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.9
 4K
If Lucy Fell (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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 6.8
 71K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two students from neighboring colleges in upstate New York are swept up in a tragic romantic interlude calling for a maturity of vision beyond their experience of capabilities. Pookie Adams - a kooky, lonely misfit with no family and no place to go, ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
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Place: usa, new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 283
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, lifestyle, youth, battle of the sexes, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, obsession, looking for love, college life, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, humorous, feel good, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: romantic, realistic, melancholic, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: romantic, light, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: mumblecore, touching, humorous, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hannah is a recent college graduate interning at a Chicago production company. She is crushing on two writers at work, Matt and Paul, who share an office and keep her entertained. Will a relationship with one of them disrupt the delicate balance of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, looking for love, college graduate, college, love triangle, introspection, human nature, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couples, female nudity, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Flirting with Forty (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A divorcee has a passionate affair with a much younger surfing instructor in Hawaii.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, thirtysomething life, romance, family relations, surfing, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
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28%