Movies like The Story of Us

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The Story of Us (1999)
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The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional, semi serious, touching, humorous, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, relationships, women, divorce, romance, happy ending, life, bittersweet, writers, marriage, catastrophe, superhero, loneliness, family, betrayal, camp, internet, happiness, adultery, lone hero, fantasy world, destiny, brutality, cheating, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: venice

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Most similar movies to The Story of Us

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, realistic, romantic and semi serious films with plots about life philosophy, love story, catastrophe, destiny, happy ending, relationships and mentor mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Story of Us: The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Hope Springs (2012), The Break-Up (2006), The Four Seasons (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rose Morgan, who still lives with her mother, is a professor of Romantic Literature who desperately longs for passion in her life. Gregory Larkin, a mathematics professor, has been burned by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless union ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, professor, love, wedding, literature, self discovery, friendship, starting over, university ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, london, venice, paris france, manhattan new york city
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100%
My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
Style: sentimental, romantic, funny, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, women, love, unrequited love, wedding preparations and rituals, best friend, love triangle, love and romance, friendship, love story, male female friendship, gay ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
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Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: melancholic, light, romantic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, relationships, romance, marriage counselor, therapy, psychiatrist, marriage, twists and turns, depression, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 134K
The Break-Up (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Cohabitating couple Gary and Brooke find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and ...
Style: funny, romantic, humorous, intense, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, breakup, romance, opposites attract, unsupportive spouse, infidelity, uninhibited rivalry, verbal byplay, family problems, rivalry, hopes, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, bittersweet, love, runaway, parenthood, character study, vacation, happy ending, family, honest, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: sweet, romantic, melancholic, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, infidelity, love story, friendship, unlikely friendships, happy ending, midlife crisis, couples, couple relations, lifestyle, self discovery, love ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: usa, bronx new york city, new york, argentina
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 6.5
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Once Around (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Renata Bella feels like a failure at life and career. But when Renata attends a seminar on selling real estate, she finally finds True Love. Sam Sharpe, while a top-notch, successful salesman, is much older than Renata. She is swept away by his ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, true love, marriage, love, older man younger woman relationship, betrayal, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, eccentricity, chase, destiny, divorce ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: boston, massachusetts, caribbean, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shall We Dance? (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, dancing, couple relations, follow your dream, marriage, romance, dancer's life, hopes, couples, rags to riches, family, dance school ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cafe, true love, romance, waitress, love, life philosophy, male female relationship, friendship, starting over, self discovery, ex convict, women ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four women who discover untapped strength within themselves when they finally let go of what divides them
Style: sentimental, touching, sexy, visually appealing, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: women, romance, friendship, bittersweet, death of husband, widow, grief, fight scenes, redemption, relationships, revenge, runaway ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Living Out Loud (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dramatic comedy about two unlikely people who find each other while looking for love. Judith Nelson (Holly Hunter) is suddenly single after discovering her husband of fifteen years, a successful doctor (Martin Donovan), has been having an affair ...
Style: realistic, clever, touching, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: masseur, infidelity, divorce, relationships, massage, loneliness, bittersweet, dysfunctional family, transformation, life & death, mental illness, dark hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, melancholic, light, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, couples, romance, dysfunctional family, happy ending, honest, best friends, lifestyle, starting over, love and romance, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
He Said, She Said (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Womanising, right-wing Dan Hanson and quiet, liberal Lorie Bryer work for the Baltimore Sun. Rivals for the job of new writer of a vacant column, the paper ends up instead printing their very different opinions alongside each other, which leads to a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, entertaining, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, journalism, romance, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, workplace, couple relations, media, unlikely couple, couples, women, dating ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
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Forget Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mickey Gordon is a basketball referee who travels to France to bury his father. Ellen Andrews is an American living in Paris who works for the airline he flies on. They meet and fall in love, but their relationship goes through many difficult ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, light, intense, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, referee, couple relations, family problems, couples, basketball, marriage, betrayal, destiny, creativity, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: romantic, humorous, clever, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: wedding, corruption, gangsters, friendship, romance, african american, infidelity, happy ending, football, college, fight scenes, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love Affair (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ex-football star Mike Gambril meets Terry McKay on a flight to Sydney, which is forced to land on a small atoll. They become romantic on board a ship sent to take them to a larger island. They agree to meet in New York three months later to see if ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cruise, love affair, romance, accident, relationships, accident victim, fall in love, couples, bittersweet, disability, love, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, witty, art house ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, friendship, brothers, true love, irish catholic, guilt, writers, irish, marriage, island, destiny, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, ireland, boston, california, long island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Then She Found Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York schoolteacher hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother, an eccentric talk show host, materializes and turns her life upside down as she begins a courtship with ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, midlife crisis, depression, eccentricity, loneliness, love and romance, betrayal, jewish american, unfulfillment, parents and children, birth mother, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Evening Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Continuing the story of Aurora Greenway in her latter years. After the death of her daughter, Aurora struggled to keep her family together, but has one grandson in jail, a rebellious granddaughter, and another grandson living just above the poverty ...
Style: touching, sexy, stylized, bad ending, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: death, dysfunctional family, family relations, loneliness, love story, nudity (full frontal - brief), natural disaster, single father, multiple storylines, mentor, mother daughter relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: texas, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, one day, architect, screwball, romance, love and romance, love, girl, fall in love, parents and children, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 21K
Return to Me (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It took a lot of cajoling to get Bob (Duchovny), a recently widowed architect, to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. Once there, he's smitten instantly not with his date but with the sharp-witted waitress, Grace (Driver). ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, teens
Plot: destiny, romance, love and romance, unlikely friendships, fall in love, hopes, love of one's life, couples, coincidence, couple relations, love, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, manipulation, wedding, happy ending, destiny, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, workplace romance, unlikely couple, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 18K
She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: talky, melancholic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: infidelity, relationships, unlikely friendships, taxi driver, dangerous attraction, unlikely couple, wedding, sibling relationship, love of one's life, siblings relations, love affair, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new orleans, ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, engagement, love, relationship vs career, relationships, love and romance, romance, workplace, couple relations, wedding preparations and rituals, proposal, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, california, michigan, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 5K
The Brothers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the story of four African-American "yuppies" (a banker, a doctor, a lawyer, and a "playboy") who call themselves "The Brothers". When the playboy gets engaged, the other three friends find themselves having to ...
Style: romantic, melancholic, light, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, relationships, african american, women, marriage, stereotypes, brothers, lifestyle, hip hop, love and romance, battle of the sexes, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, light, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, marriage, friendship, romance, grandmother, women, advice, stereotypes, adultery, americana, marriage proposal, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, north carolina, northern california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, sincere, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationships, infidelity, honest, betrayal, family problems, secrets, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988
Place: new york, connecticut, california, poland, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Other Sister (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A mentally challenged girl proves herself to be every bit as capable as her "perfect" sister when she moves into an apartment and begins going to college.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mentally challenged, romance, wedding, disability, family relations, justice, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, parents and children, fall in love, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 6K
Love & Sex (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, ...
Style: thought provoking, sexy, sentimental, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, battle of the sexes, love triangle, lifestyle, women, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, up and down relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 5K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, sex, love affair, friendship, women, life philosophy, lifestyle, opposites attract, writer's life, love, gangsters, hip hop ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%