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Surviving Desire (1992)
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Surviving Desire (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Jude, a college professor, is obsessed with Sophie, his student. She, in turn, is intrigued by his scholarly charm. Flirtation turns to lust and the two become lovers.
Style: humorous, clever, offbeat, realistic, witty, contemplative, talky, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: student, teachers and students, college, youth, romance, love and romance, hopes, love affair, couples, opposites attract, college life, power relations, lovers, philosophy, teacher, homeless, teacher student relationship, bookstore, engagement, roommate
Time: 90s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and witty films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, youth, friendship and college mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Surviving Desire: The Oh in Ohio (2006), Trust (1990), Burning Annie (2004), Chillicothe (1999), Flirt (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adultery, orgasm, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love triangle, depression, high school, sex, romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, realistic, clever ...
Plot: love and romance, age difference, dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, dark humor, bittersweet, suburbs, self discovery, misfit, romance, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: long island, usa, new york
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Burning Annie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a college student with an "Annie Hall" addiction trying to make his new relationship work.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, youth, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, couples, looking for love, college life, obsession, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Chillicothe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A narrative about six friends in college.
Style: contemplative, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, friendship, betrayal, lifestyle, romance, coming of age, love and romance, battles, friends, couples, thirtysomething life, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flirt (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The same situation is played out in different cities (New York, Berlin and Japan). A lover has to choose whether to commit to a partner who is returning home. In each case there are other people involved, an ex-partner and someone else in a ...
Style: talky, witty, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, love and romance, gender, betrayal, dishonesty, ultimatum, dark humor, couples, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1993
Place: new york, tokyo, germany, usa, japan ...
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Amateur (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man wakes up in an alley, bleeding and with no memory of who he is. He stumbles into a coffee shop and is befriended by a charitable ex-nun who is failing in her attempts to write marketable pornography.
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, crimes, romance, dishonesty, on the run, love and romance, couples, nosy, couple relations, haunted by the past, murder, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Just a Kiss (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of thirtysomethings having problems with fidelity gets an opportunity to turn back the clock.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, couples, love affair, looking for love, infidelity, sexual relations, workplace romance, thirtysomething life, love and romance, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Unsure of what to do next, 23-year-old Marnie tries her best to navigate life after college in this romantic comedy. Still partying like there's no tomorrow, Marnie drags herself out of bed for her miserable temp job and can't decide ...
Style: mumblecore, touching, humorous, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
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Boys and Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ryan and Jennifer are opposites who definitely do not attract. At least that's what they always believed. When they met as twelve-year-olds, they disliked one another. When they met again as teenagers, they loathed each other. But when they ...
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Plot: fall in love, young lovers, friendship, college, love and romance, teenage love, opposites attract, youth, singleness, couples, wooing, lovers ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Wild Roomies (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his last girlfriend slept with his last roommate, Reno Rizzolla moves to L.A. with his new girlfriend... and chaos ensues when the debt on the house forces him to get roommates.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sex comedy
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Little Miss Marker (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his sudden love for a woman also involved in gambling ...
Style: realistic, clever, humorous, witty, talky ...
Plot: bookies, unlikely partners, dishonesty, youth, romance, parents and children, custody, couples, opposites attract, mischievous children, love and romance, casino ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
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Ginger in the Morning (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently divorced Santa Fe architect is surprised to find himself falling in love with a free-spirited young hitchhiker.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, romance, youth, odd couple, opposites attract, couples, uninvited guest, fall in love, on the road, love affair, hitchhiker ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new mexico, usa
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37%
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Some Girl (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Schools Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
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The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Get Well Soon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
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Style: touching, humorous, sincere, captivating, light ...
Audience: date night
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Duration: 107 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
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27%
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Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Tao of Steve (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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