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I Really Hate My Job
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the story of an evening in a café in London's Soho.
Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: buddies, aging, restaurant, hollywood, nothing goes right, introspection, boss and employee, couple relations, waitress, friendship, workplace romance, midlife crisis, workplace situations, cooking and food, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love and romance, workplace, friends, revolution, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, couples, disorder, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, usa
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, witty and semi serious films with plots about friends, friendship, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, couple relations and looking for love mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like I Really Hate My Job: Caffeine (2006), How to Be (2008), The Real Blonde (1997), My Best Friend's Wife (2001), The Knack... and How to Get It (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Caffeine
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
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Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor and his girlfriend handle life's frustrations, while his friend seeks fulfillment with a blonde.
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, realistic, feel good ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two friends are about to learn that they are "Grownups."
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 70s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the sexual revolution. He begs his smooth (and misogynistic) ...
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Style: humorous, talky, witty, cynical, road movie ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: talky, dark humor, witty, clever, humorous ...
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Place: england, london, europe, northern england
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
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System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
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Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, witty, realistic ...
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Style: clever, realistic, talky, witty, road movie ...
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The Trip to Italy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: talky, witty, humorous, road movie, semi serious ...
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Last Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, clever, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
Place: canada, vancouver british columbia canada
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Driving Lessons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A shy teenage boy trying to escape the influence of his domineering mother, has his world changed when he begins to work for a retired actress.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: talky, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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    User:   35%
 
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: not serious, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
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Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, wales, london, ireland ...
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Extras
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, best friends, celebrity culture, showbiz, media, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, friendship, media satire, tv show, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Russian Dolls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Five years after their summer together in Barcelona, Xavier, William, Wendy, Martine and Isabelle reunite.
Style: clever, semi serious, witty, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, friendship, lesbian, male nudity, drinking, culture clash, couple relations, storytelling, relationships, russian, love, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, france, europe, spain, st. petersburg russia ...
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Ellie Parker
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ellie Parker, an aspiring actress from Australia, lives a hectic Hollywood lifestyle, perpetually trying to land the role that will elevate her career. Living with her lothario musician boyfriend, Justin, Ellie is far from happy, finding support ...
Style: clever, semi serious, psychological, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
Shirley Valentine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips and egg. When her best friend wins a trip-for-two to Greece Shirley ...
Style: touching, clever, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, culture clash, friendship, innocence lost, british, women, self discovery, life philosophy, dreams, life, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 

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