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This Is 40 (2012)
 6.2
 139K
This Is 40 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
Style: funny, humorous, emotional, melancholic, intense, touching, realistic, talky, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: husband wife relationship, birthday, aging, love, family relations, 40 year old, marriage, relationships, family, depression, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, life philosophy, family bonds, family life, love and romance, couples, adulthood, marital problem, couple relations, high maintenance, financial problem, parents and children, parenting, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974
Place: usa, california, new jersey

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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: romantic, realistic, melancholic, entertaining, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, kids, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, california, usa, vermont ...
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 6.3
 119K
Funny People (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.
Style: funny, humorous, melancholic, tragicomedy, intense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 37K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: light, touching, humorous, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, women, romance, self discovery, parent child relationship, couple relations, babies and infants, parenthood, farce, adoption, natural disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 77K
Wanderlust (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options, ultimately deciding to experiment with living on a rural commune where free love rules.
Style: humorous, sexy, absurd, satirical, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hippie, nudist, nudism, infidelity, couple relations, marijuana, life philosophy, adultery, couples, social relations, counterculture, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, romantic, dramatic, depressing, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: mental illness, love, romance, life philosophy, depression, bipolar disorder, social misfits, mentally unstable, male female friendship, fall in love, supportive parent, young widow ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, new jersey, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 35K
Admission (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Strait-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman. Pressman has surmised ...
Style: feel good, humorous, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: college, relationships, life philosophy, female protagonist, parents and children, parenthood, singleness, love and romance, adoption, mentor, male female relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, 80s, future
Place: new jersey, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard Cooper is a married man and father of two who is just plain bored with married life. Not getting any sex from his wife, he resorts to ogling random women on the street to the point he takes lunch late to look at them. When old crush Nikki ...
Style: funny, humorous, sexy, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, infidelity, love triangle, marital problem, midlife crisis, family relations, family life, love affair, romance, human nature, couple relations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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43%
 7.0
 63K
Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: touching, romantic, feel good, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
 88K
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: touching, emotional, heartbreaking, sad, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, witty, twists and turns ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 43K
Hope Springs (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.
Style: light, melancholic, twists and turns, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: elderly, couple relations, golden years, romance, therapy, marriage counselor, psychiatrist, marriage, depression, relationships, happy ending, honest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, love, relationships, women, romance, divorce, infidelity, life, bittersweet, couple relations, writers, marriage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 14K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Xavier is a 40-year-old father of two who still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can't bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, satirical, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 2K
All Relative (2014)
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 10K
Gigantic (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ...
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Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.1
 23K
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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, talky, melancholic, emotional, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new jersey, pittsburgh, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, sentimental, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
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Place: los angeles, new jersey, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Then She Found Me (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York schoolteacher hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband leaves, her adoptive mother dies and her biological mother, an eccentric talk show host, materializes and turns her life upside down as she begins a courtship with ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, ...
Style: humorous, intense, uplifting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Wedding Banquet (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Taiwanese-American man is happily settled in New York with his American boyfriend. He plans a marriage of convenience to a Chinese woman in order to keep his parents off his back and to get the woman a green card. Chaos follows when his parents ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: gay, wedding, gay couple, family, love triangle, sexuality, lgbt, marriage, immigrants, generation gap, parenthood, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, taiwan, usa, asia, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dek, a decent but somewhat dull man, enjoys a happy existence with beloved girlfriend Shirley. They live together with her 12-year-old, Marlene: her daughter by the delinquent Jimmy, who flew the coop years ago and hasn't been heard from since. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, intense, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love, dysfunctional family, honest, romance, starting over, parents and children, family life, couples, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Conversations with Other Women (2005)
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, heartbreaking, light, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, wedding, love story, romance, lovers reunited, destiny, bridesmaid, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
How to Be Single (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, and what Alice, Robin, Lucy, Meg, Tom and David all have in common is the need to learn how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Style: romantic, light, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: singleness, women, breakup, love and romance, romance, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, single, pregnancy, love story, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, holiday, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, in-laws, family bonds, brothers, marriage, nothing goes right, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Puffy Chair (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh's life is pretty much in the toilet. He's a failed NYC indie rocker, and a failing booking agent. But he finds the potential of a small victory in a really bad idea. He decides to purchase a 1985 Lazy Boy on eBay, just like the one ...
Style: road movie, mumblecore, melancholic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, wedding, on the road, family relations, introspection, parents and children, hopes, self discovery, love and romance, brother brother relationship, gift, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: advertising, midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace, father daughter relationship, boss, unlikely friendships, father son relationship, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Darling Companion (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband. And then her husband loses the dog.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: husband wife relationship, dog, pets, family problems, family life, couple relations, disorder, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, golden years, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%