Movies like Stand Up

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Stand Up (2007)
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Stand Up (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Avi Rosen knows what's really funny: the laughs come with dollar signs in Hollywood. Bidding farewell to his crotchety grandmother, who wishes he'd find a nice Jewish girl and open a pharmacy, Avi leaves the Big Apple and heads West to Tinseltown. Shacking up with an old comic buddy from the East Coast, Avi is surprised to find his once caustic friend an incense-sniffing yoga nut seemingly let loose in LALA land. But the changes Avi experiences end up being far more unsettling. Avi is quickly immersed in the gritty maneuvers of sitcom star making by Leo Stein, an unscrupulous but influential back room power player. Leo capitalizes on the young comedian's blinding desire for success and propels him past the aspiring entertainers Avi soon counts as friends, who have been paying their dues far longer than the recent transplant. When one of those overlooked comedians, Sarah Green, becomes his lover, he mistakes her warnings about his nefarious manager as professional jealousy. Nearly too ...
Style: comic
Plot: love, airplane, jewish, friendship, food, depression, love triangle, hospital, photographer, telephone, beach, break up, sleeping, african american, jealousy, yoga, best friend, infidelity, hiking, fall in love, waiter, feces, bully, coffee, beer ...
Place: new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Stand Up

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, light and melancholic films with plots about kiss, telephone call, drinking alcohol, drinking, drink, friendship and mother daughter relationship mostly in Romance, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Stand Up: The Comedian (2016), Table 19 (2017), The Meddler (2015), Love with the Proper Stranger (1963), Dean (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Comedian (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look at the life of an aging insult comic.
Style: captivating, melancholic, light, comic
Plot: mother son incest, aging, comedian, insult, comedy club, comeback, jewish, brother brother relationship, jail, older man younger woman relationship, fired from the job, joke ...
Time: year 1985
Place: taiwan, florida, long island, empire state building manhattan new york city, new york ...
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95%
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Table 19 (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.
Style: light, feel good, funny, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding reception, misfit, wedding, bridesmaid, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, confession, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, male objectification, name calling, marital problem, up and down relationship, guest ...
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89%
 6.3
 12K
The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, captivating, exciting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, brother brother relationship, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, party, wedding, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
Style: sincere, witty, psychological, humorous, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, love triangle, pregnancy, abortion, siblings relations, parents and children, fall in love, romance, youth, babies and infants, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 6.3
 2K
Dean (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A freelance illustrator in New York suffers a quarter-life crisis and leaves his home for the west coast.
Style: romantic, humorous, disturbing, semi autobiographical
Plot: drawing, death, death of wife, grief, friend, breakup, break up, father son relationship, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of mother, internet dating ...
Place: los angeles, brooklyn new york city
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70%
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All I Wish (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, romanticism, captivating ...
Plot: romance, birthday party, fashion designer, birthday, birthday present, surprise birthday party, elopement, wedding, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marriage proposal, older man younger woman relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: santa monica california, usa, california, boston, los angeles ...
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69%
 6.5
 27K
On the Rocks (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father to tail her husband.
Plot: father daughter relationship, suspicion of adultery, playboy, cell phone, intercom, text messaging, eating, ballet class, bride and groom, memory, suspicion, business trip ...
Place: manhattan new york city, paris france, canada, london, los angeles ...
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66%
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Maggie's Plan (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maggie 's plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and ...
Style: melancholic, talky, sentimental, stylized, romantic ...
Plot: blended family, marriage, divorce, love triangle, husband wife relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, little girl, ex husband ex wife relationship, female protagonist, teenage girl ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, quebec, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, love affair, writer's life, artists and showbiz, wife, husband wife relationship, marital problem, breakup, audition, aspiring writer, living together ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2011, year 2013
Place: usa, ohio, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.3
 7K
Our Friend (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, supportive friend, assistant, friends, couples, help, couple relations, relationships, best friends, coping ...
Time: year 2011, year 2013, year 2010, year 2008, year 2012 ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, friendship, breakup, adultery, engagement, marriage engagement, sarcasm, musician, party, absurdism, dream, street life ...
Time: year 1983
Place: venice beach california, santa monica california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 616
Enter Laughing (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: David Kolowitz, a nice young man living with his parents in New York City in 1938, works at a machine repair shop. His parents want David to study to become a pharmacist. But what he really wants is to be an actor like his idol, Ronald Colman. One ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, poem, promise, male female relationship, cigar smoking, aspiring actor, laughter, pride, taxi, glass of milk, last will and testament, singer ...
Time: year 1938
Place: bronx new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 4K
The Lovers (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, touching
Plot: lovers, lover, romance, wife husband relationship, marital problem, infidelity, love triangle, marriage, secret, adultery, cheating wife, unfaithful wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, breakup, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, resort, one-night stand, jealousy, crumbling relationship, love and romance, nothing goes right, dumped, vacation, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 20K
5 to 7 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: extramarital affair, cheating wife, adultery, unfaithful wife, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, cheating on husband, infidelity, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, couples, fall in love, love and romance, unlikely couple, hopes, love, obsession, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, new york, france, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Wild Mountain Thyme (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Headstrong farmer Rosemary Muldoon has her heart set on winning her neighbour Anthony Reilly's love. The problem is, Anthony seems to have inherited a family curse, and remains oblivious to his beautiful admirer. Stung by his father's ...
Style: atmospheric, romantic, emotional, realistic, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, land, unrequited love, dull life, farm, plan gone awry, conquering, crush, love and romance, impossible love, romance, true love ...
Place: ireland, new york, manhattan new york city
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51%
 6.1
 37K
Greenberg (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
Style: semi serious, psychological, sincere, satirical, twists and turns ...
Plot: old love, friendship, personal assistant, starting over, misfit, fall in love, reunion, self fulfillment, mentally unstable, love and romance, buddies, escape from reality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Depressed and jaded after being dumped by her married boyfriend, aging beauty Minnie Moore (Gena Rowlands) wonders if she'll ever find love. After shaggy-haired parking lot attendant Seymour Moskowitz (Seymour Cassel) comes to her defense from ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: fall in love, hippie, parking lot, romance, loneliness, opposites attract, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, couples, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa, tokyo
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44%
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Home Again (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, neurotic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, family, love, romantic rivalry, ex husband ex wife relationship, rivalry, mother daughter relationship, male objectification, jealousy, divorced parents, divorce, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, greece, pacific ocean, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: small town, ex convict, gossip, auto mechanic, penis size, redemption, profanity, opposites attract, hopes, crimes, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: new york, usa, long island, harvard university, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This movie follows a mother who falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.
Style: feel good, humorous, satirical, witty, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, mother daughter relationship, love affair, age difference, generation gap, single mother, aging, audition, plastic surgery, fame, romance, ratings ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sleep with Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. ...
Style: clever, witty, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, wedding, friendship, infidelity, marriage proposal, marriage, introspection, singleness, looking for love, fall in love, frame up, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Some Prefer Cake (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In San Francisco, Kira has a day job at a warehouse, writes jokes for her sister (who does stand-up back East), wants to perform her own material, hangs out with best friend Sydney (who writes food reviews), and sleeps once with every woman she can. ...
Plot: lesbian, hallucination, shopping, answering machine, photograph, friendship, camping, breaking and entering, comedian, grocery store, cable car, singing ...
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, san francisco
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42%
Starting Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sarah has dated Ben since freshman year of high school. The two went off to college together, where they stayed in their committed relationship, and following college moved together across the country. Shortly thereafter, Ben decided to break up ...
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, exciting, tense
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, female friendship, roommate, dating, promiscuous woman, breakup, family relations, battle of the sexes, love triangle, prank, infidelity ...
Place: orlando florida
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41%
 5.3
 4K
Permission (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman on the brink of a marriage proposal is told by a friend that she should date other men before spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend.
Style: sentimental, captivating, humorous, psychological, sex comedy ...
Plot: open relationship, orgasm, marriage proposal, sexual promiscuity, gay relationship, gay, open marriage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, marriage, monogamy, jealousy ...
Place: new york, naples italy, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 40K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, artist, therapist, unlikely couple, older woman younger man sex, date, romance, thirtysomething life, couples, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, salt lake city utah, panama, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Jewish man and a jewish woman meet and while attracted to each other find that their worlds are very different. She is the archetypical Jewish-American-Princess, very emotionally involved with her parents world and the world they have created for ...
Style: humorous, sexy, sexual, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: couples, family relations, satire, romance, humble, against the odds, social differences, opposites attract, young lovers, youth, society, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, arizona, tahiti, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Manhattan Romance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Danny, a commercial editor and documentary filmmaker attempts to finish his film, a study on relationship while navigating the relationships in his own life. Will he continue to chase the unattainable Theresa a hippy new age dancer(Caitlin ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, light
Plot: romance, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, camera, love, filmmaker, love affair, filmmaking, rivalry, happy ending, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 38K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, love and romance, couple relations, couples, true love, destiny, romance, moral dilemma, love triangle, medical student, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 1989, year 1946
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%