Movies like Silver Linings Playbook

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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: After spending eight months in a mental institution, a former teacher moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, intense, dramatic, romantic, emotional, depressing, talky, compassionate ...
Audience: date night
Plot: mentally unstable, depression, social misfits, mental illness, supportive parent, fall in love, passionate interest, romance, running, letter, neighbor, parents and children, obsession, adaptation, bet, love, love and romance, family relations, insanity, male female friendship, bipolar disorder, living with parents, social awkwardness, eccentric family, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey

Most similar movies to Silver Linings Playbook

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and romantic films with plots about dialogue, love and romance, relationships, mentor, life philosophy, love and destiny mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Silver Linings Playbook: Barefoot (2014), Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Adam (2009), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011), The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Barefoot (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she ...
Style: sweet, semi serious, romantic, light, bad ending ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, mental illness, love story, family relations, love affair, changing lives, father son relationship, relationships, twists & turns, hospital, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, california, new orleans
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100%
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beleaguered small-business owner gets a harmonium and embarks on a romantic journey with a mysterious woman.
Style: surreal, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: shyness, true love, romance, social awkwardness, self discovery, love and romance, sibling relationship, fall in love, couple relations, depression, vandalism, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.2
 32K
Adam (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: autism, shyness, social misfits, fall in love, love affair, asperger's syndrome, loneliness, mental illness, trial, neighbor, children's book, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, midlife crisis, friends, divorce, couples, mentor, lovers, looking for sex, marital problem, romance, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The life you love may be your own.... The wife of a much older man finds herself attracted to their neighbour's son, who is closer to her age.
Style: emotional, touching, offbeat, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, starting over, love affair, family life, marriage, parents and children, family problems, haunted by the past, self discovery, age difference, neighbor, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 51K
Benny & Joon (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally ill young woman finds her love in an eccentric man who models himself after Buster Keaton.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, social misfits, fall in love, love and romance, psychiatrist, misfit, love, siblings relations, first love, artist, family relations, mechanic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 201K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychiatrist, marijuana, depression, friendship, self discovery, romance, family relations, friends, drugs/alcohol, homecoming, funeral, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: talky, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, city life, fall in love, lifestyle, young lovers, couples, looking for love, young people, old love, love affair, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family drama, single father, life philosophy, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sleeping with Other People (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Can two serial cheaters get a second chance at love? After a one-night stand in college, New Yorkers Lainey and Jake meet by chance twelve years later and discover they each have the same problem: because of their monogamy-challenged ways, neither ...
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: sex, womanizer, infidelity, romance, friends, fall in love, love and romance, couples, unlikely couple, hopes, love, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, france, medical school, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: realistic, romantic, humorous, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teen drama, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, breakup, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love, architect, unfulfilled love, platonic, heartache, life philosophy, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, 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 ⇓
30%
 6.2
 22K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: parents and children, couple relations, introspection, family life, couples, romance, love and romance, siblings relations, hopes, family relations, alienation, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, campus, pennsylvania, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 56K
In Her Shoes (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, party, audition, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family values, couple relations, wedding, family secret, law firm, job seeking, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, philadelphia, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 78K
Stuck in Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: teenage love, writer's life, youth, family relations, coming of age, casual sex, first love, love, family life, family, unhappiness, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, best friends, platonic, couple relations, relationship problems, thirtysomething life, character study, best friends in love, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, parenthood, single father, newspaper, columnist, vacation, widower, shore, single parent, romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rhode island, new york, usa, new jersey, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a New England dysfunctional family gathers for Thanksgiving, past demons reveal themselves as one son returns for the first time in three years.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, reunion, human nature, crumbling marriage, family life, siblings relations, dealing with death, parents and children, estrangement, eccentric family, thanksgiving, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 9K
Gigantic (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young mattress salesman Brian decides to adopt a baby from China but is distracted when he forms a relationship with quirky, wealthy Harriet whom he meets at his mattress store. As their relationship flourishes, unbeknownst to them, a hitman is ...
Style: touching, realistic, surreal, humorous, talky ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adoption, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, family relations, eccentric family, youth, dysfunctional family, salesman, stalker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, china, florida, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
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Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, sad ...
Plot: coming out, gay, terminal illness, cancer, father son relationship, lgbt, gay father, secret, dying, grief, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, year 1971, year 2003 ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 32K
Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With John's social life at a standstill and his ex-wife about to get remarried, a down on his luck divorcée finally meets the woman of his dreams, only to discover she has another man in her life - her son. Before long, the two are locked in a ...
Style: mumblecore, touching, sentimental, feel good, tragicomedy ...
Plot: musician, rivalry, romance, single parent, looking for love, couples, overbearing, unlikely couple, privacy invasion, parents and children, couple relations, living with parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Big Wedding (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To the amusement of their adult children and friends, long divorced couple Don and Ellie Griffin are once again forced to play the happy couple for the sake of their adopted son's wedding after his ultra conservative biological mother ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, family relations, marriage, eccentric family, family feud, adoption, comedy of errors, reunion, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, elderly lovers, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 383K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, christmas, couple relations, looking for love, infidelity, fall in love, unlikely couple, love at first sight, romance, multiple storylines, wooing, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, couples, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Extremely shy Lars finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size ...
Style: touching, psychological, humorous, depressing, sentimental ...
Plot: loneliness, delusion, grief, mental illness, small town, doll, shyness, psychologist, fear, young man, girlfriend, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, teenage love, depression, teenage life, friendship, psychiatric ward, shyness, friends, love and romance, adolescence, coming of age, supportive friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 6K
Mr. Jones (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, mental illness, opposites attract, hospital, romance, rehabilitation, love affair, fall in love, doctors and patients, destructive relationship, forbidden love, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 44K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, stranger, adventure, hopes, nothing goes right, art, jazz musician, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dog, neighbor, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, looking for love, waitress, artist, romance, couples, cowardliness, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, starting over, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, hopes, breakup, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%