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Strange Planet (1999)
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Strange Planet (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alice, Judy and Sally are three Australian roommates who are unlucky in love. Over the course of a year, they endure numerous personal ups and downs. Meanwhile, Ewan, Joel and Neil are friends and coworkers with similar problems, and gradually their lives intersect with the trio of women to varying degrees. Will any of these young people finally find a satisfying relationship?
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, clever, realistic, witty, talky, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, friends, pregnancy, friendship, marriage, roommate, best friends, singleness, romance, family relations, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, looking for love, love affair, human nature, couples, lifestyle, buddies, introspection, unfulfilled love, wooing, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Strange Planet

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and witty films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, friendship, infidelity, couple relations and friend mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Strange Planet: Love and Other Catastrophes (1996), Friends with Kids (2011), Little City (1997), Seeing Other People (2004), Dog Park (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Love and Other Catastrophes (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A day in the life of two film-school students trying to find love and another house-mate.
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, student film
Plot: love triangle, university, college, fall in love, college life, lifestyle, romance, youth, couple relations, sexual relations, roommate, campus ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne, melbourne australia, australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends in love, relationship problems, platonic, best friend, romance, couple relations, best friends, love and romance, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, vermont, california ...
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100%
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Little City (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Best friends Adam and Kevin have a lot in common. Probably too much! In fact, Kevin is carrying on a torrid affair with Adam's girlfriend, Nina, on the side! And if this triangle wasn't crowded enough, the arrival of a seductive newcomer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, love and romance, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, looking for love, city life, urban, couple relations, gender, buddies, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, virginia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Seeing Other People (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, adultery, love and romance, couple relations, romance, couples, family relations, sex, fiance fiancee relationship, friendship, marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Dog Park (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to another man. His attraction to a kid's TV show hostess goes ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: pets, human nature, obsession, tv show, twentysomething life, couple relations, singleness, wooing, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, urban ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Very Thought of You (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Laurence recounts to his neighbour how his life long friendship with Frank and Daniel has been overturned in just three days by their each independently meeting, and falling for, Martha, who has no idea of their connection. Slowly the tale unfolds, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, romance, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, best friends, couples, looking for love, couple relations, infidelity, comedy of errors, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england, minneapolis minnesota, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Shake It (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, friendship, fall in love, pregnancy, gay relationship, gay teenager, couple relations, looking for love, gender, single parent, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: denmark, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 3K
The Favor (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with ...
Style: humorous, sexy, light, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love affair, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, love and romance, couples, love triangle, looking for love, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: denver colorado, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Ceremony (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam Davis convinces his former best friend to spend a weekend with him to rekindle their friendship at an elegant beachside estate owned by a famous documentary filmmaker. However, it soon becomes clear that Sam is secretly infatuated with his ex, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance, wooing, buddies, unfulfillment, lifestyle, couples, thirtysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, love triangle, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Never Again (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, lifestyle, starting over, looking for love, introspection, couple relations, wooing, sexual relations, couples, hopes, romance, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Paperback Hero (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Willis is a handsome roadtrain driver with a secret - he has just become a top-selling romance novelist. However, being a 'man's man' in the Australian outlook, to avoid embarrassment, he needs a name, a woman's name - and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love triangle, friendship, novelist, small town, comedy of errors, fall in love, wilderness, mistaken identity, friends, disorder, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, relationship vs career, family problems, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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What Love Is (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It's Valentine's Day and Tomhas big plans. He's about to get engaged and has a surprise party planned to share the good news with friends. But things take a turn for the worse. Tom returns home only to discover his girlfriend has ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, looking for love, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, wooing, infidelity, gender, buddies, lifestyle, best friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All My Friends Are Leaving Brisbane (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anthea is 25, single, hates her job – and all her friends are leaving Brisbane. Should she follow the herd to Sydney or London? Is there anything worth staying for now that her best friend Michael finally has a girlfriend? This film tells a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, romance, adolescence vs adulthood, starting over, looking for love, hopes, sexual relations, singleness, office, midlife crisis, unfulfilled love, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Puccini for Beginners (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When her inability to commit leads to a breakup with her girlfriend, opera-loving writer Allegra winds up in the bed of amiable professor Philip. He is so smitten with Allegra that he dumps his lover, Grace (Justin Kirk), and convinces Allegra to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, lesbian relationship, opposites attract, unlikely couple, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, self discovery, couple relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, lifestyle, sex, pregnancy, skiing, existentialism, relationships, honest ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Love, etc. (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A triangle: love, obsession, and choice. Pierre, a ladies' man who has little cash and no fixed residence, describes his best friend Benoît as the world's oldest 32-year-old. The shy, well-employed Benoît's life changes when he ...
Style: humorous, touching, talky, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, love triangle, wedding, friends, couples, unfulfillment, opposites attract, twentysomething life, fall in love, unemployment, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: english channel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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All Over the Guy (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A contemporary romantic comedy exploring the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance.
Style: feel good, sentimental, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: gay, friends, love, alcohol abuse, opposites attract, gay friend, looking for love, odd couple, lifestyle, wedding, sex, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, college graduate, looking for love, college, human nature, introspection, love triangle, lifestyle, thirtysomething life, couples, office, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three stories of love and coincidence around the theme of dates in Paris.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, city life, wooing, couple relations, love affair, looking for love, twentysomething life, urban, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, tahiti, montmartre paris ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Last Kiss (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, pregnancy, casual sex, romance, wedding, infidelity, introspection, human nature, power of love, free spirited, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florence italy, sydney australia, patagonia, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Miami Rhapsody (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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: humorous, semi serious, neurotic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, romance, couple relations, parents and children, infidelity, couples, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, marital problem ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of sisters Vicki and Beth, when Vicki begins an affair with Beth's intriguing French husband.
Style: clever, emotional, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: suburbs, dysfunctional family, friendship, infidelity, pregnancy, self discovery, feminism, betrayal, family relations, introspection, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Thank God He Met Lizzie (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The romantic myth is exposed for Guy when he is plagued by memories of an old girlfriend on his wedding day.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, looking for love, singleness, infidelity, unfulfilled love, wooing, true love, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: realistic, witty, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, desire, party, romance, love, family relations, wine, tourist, poet, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, lovers reunited, couples, friends, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, workplace, lifestyle, love triangle, singleness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 130
Because Why (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alex returns to Montreal after a five-year absence.
Style: offbeat, sincere, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, youth, golden years, love and romance, single parent, gender, couples, friends, thirtysomething life, elderly ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: witty, stylized, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle, looking for love, lifestyle, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, workplace, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Agata and the Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, UK, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a middle-aged bookshop owner, who becomes embroiled in a surreal swirl of romance and family secrets of infidelity, her energy levels registering in bursts of electrical interference - causing lightbulbs, traffic lights, toasters and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, tense, melancholic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, family relations, couples, midlife crisis, true love, looking for love, family life, unfulfillment, hopes, unlikely couple, disorder, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%