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XX/XY (2002)
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XX/XY (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two college students, Sam and Thea, meet Coles at a party, their mutual attraction is immediate, leading to a passionate and awkward night together, and the onset of an intensely charged bond. As they continue to push the sexual boundaries of their friendship, however, they are tested by Sam and Coles' incipient romance and Thea's increasing recklessness, until the relationship dissolves amid a cloud of fear, resentment and mistrust. Eight years later they reunite. An animator for a high-profile ad agency, Coles now lives with Claire, his girlfriend of five years. Thea is happily married to Miles, with whom she owns a flourishing restaurant. And Sam has just returned to Manhattan after working in London where she recently broke off her engagement. Yet upon reconnecting, the three are drawn back into the complicated dynamic that defined their relationship from the start and are forced to confront the true meaning of commitment and love.
Style: talky, humorous, psychological, touching, clever, gloomy, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, college, friends, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, haunted by the past, couples, dishonesty, buddies, romance, marriage, drinking, sex, love, lesbian, party, car, winter, female nudity, subway, male female relationship, summer, actor ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: new york, england, london, usa, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, melancholic, talky and clever films with plots about couples, love and romance, storytelling, mentor, infidelity, dialogue and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like XX/XY: We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004), Jack Goes Boating (2010), Thanks for Sharing (2012), One Night Stand (1997), Flirt (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, suburbs, love affair, friends, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jack Goes Boating (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, infidelity, couples, looking for love, reggae, dishonesty, lifestyle, friends, city life, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, seattle washington, australia, harlem manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Thanks for Sharing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction.
Style: humorous, captivating, touching, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, friendship, sex addict, rehabilitation, couple relations, sex therapy, couples, father son relationship, doctor, recovery, support group, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.3
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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, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, couple relations, love and romance, nothing goes right, romance, betrayal, gender, ultimatum, dishonesty, couples, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 1990s
Place: new york, europe, germany, asia, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, change of heart ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: clever, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, buddies, friends, infidelity, black romance, marriage proposal, marriage, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marital infidelity, religion, a guy in heaven wearing a Wizards jersey, anal fetishes, cigarettes and schizophrenia, ghosts, and how it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, ghost, masturbation, couple relations, buddies, dishonesty, partners, couples, stewardess, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, platonic, best friend, romance, best friends, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: touching, clever, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, rejection, vandalism, dishonesty, love affair, family problems, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, writer's life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pasadena california, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Life Without Me (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Pedro Almodovar production in which a fatally ill mother with only two months to live creates a list of things she wants to do before she dies with out telling her family of her illness.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, sad, philosophical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, infidelity, dealing with death, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, unfulfillment, responsibility, farewell, secret love, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
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Kiss Me Again (2006)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A married couple decides to test the boundaries of their relationship with a seductive Spanish woman. When an unlikely relationship ensues, all three are forced to rethink their definition of love.
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, threesome, love affair, couples, dishonesty, power relations, lifestyle, gender, battle of the sexes, infidelity, youth, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, usa, england, new york, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jessica, a Jewish copy editor living and working in New York City, is plagued by failed blind dates with men, and decides to answer a newspaper's personal advertisement. The advertisement has been placed by 'lesbian-curious' Helen ...
Style: clever, touching, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, lesbian, bisexual, romance, friends, gender, lifestyle, couples, looking for love, love and romance, singleness, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, talky, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sex, love affair, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, infidelity, romance, friends, thirtysomething life, society, young lovers, lifestyle ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4K
The Mother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.
Style: sexual, realistic, touching, psychological, clever ...
Plot: love affair, domestic violence, infidelity, older woman younger man relationship, life is a bitch, romance, contests and competitions, love and romance, dealing with death, youth, coming of age, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Drinking Buddies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, mumblecore, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, love and romance, weekend, unfulfillment, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: intellectual, emotional, sexual, clever, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, diary, jealousy, church, passion, temptation, cheating wife, couple relations, love and romance, rainy ...
Time: 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, youth, love and romance, twentysomething life, couple relations, fall in love, romance, couples, friends, human nature, secretary ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, normandy, paris france, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Seven friends - Alec, Billy, Jules, Kevin, Kirby, Leslie and Wendy - are trying to navigate through life and their friendships following college graduation. Alec, who aspires to political life, has just shown his true colors by changing his ...
Style: sentimental, talky, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, love triangle, graduation, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love, buddies, couple relations, ambition, young adult, secret admirer, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 4K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, youth, family relations, lifestyle, urban, hopes, love and romance, city life, couple relations, parents and children, artists and showbiz, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 15K
Feast of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.
Style: realistic, clever, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.4
 41K
The Good Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A discount store clerk strikes up an affair with a stock boy who considers himself the incarnation of Holden Caulfield.
Style: sincere, realistic, humorous, semi serious, depressing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dull life, store, small town, temptation, infidelity, dream, marriage, mental illness, suicide, love affair, blackmail, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. Escaping the reception for the privacy of a hotel room, the unnamed pair explore the choices of the past that led them to ...
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 189K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, intellectual, melancholic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, divorce, love affair, marriage, photographer, obsession, depression, passionate interest, love at first sight, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
According to Spencer (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: According to Spencer, She's the one... Everyone else thinks so too!
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, workplace, love triangle, workplace romance, couples, buddies, workplace situations, love and romance, romance, unfulfilled love, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 9K
High Art (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
Style: sexual, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: lesbian, couples, photographer, magazine, drug abuse, addiction, romance, love, drugs/alcohol, love affair, gays and lesbians, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, urban, society, lifestyle, hanging, teenage life, buddies, couples, opposites attract, youth, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, usa, europe, new york, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, photographer, waitress, friendship, mistress, womanizer, invasion, love triangle, artist, communism, surgeon, fondling ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: switzerland, central europe, europe, usa, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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