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The Oranges (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: marital separation, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, romance, love and romance, family problems, suburbs, infidelity, life turned upside down, fall in love, family life, dishonesty, couples, family relations, disorder, friends, christmas carol, thanksgiving, cook, christmas lights, brother sister relationship, fired from the job, restaurant, father son relationship, charity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, family relations, parents and children, fall in love and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Oranges: The Anarchist Cookbook (2002), Matchmaker Santa (2012), The Details (2011), The Dish & the Spoon (2011), The Young Kieslowski (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A movie about a young honors student-turned-anarchist, Puck, and his group of anarchist friends living peacefully in a Dallas commune until a nihilist, Johnny Black, appears with The Anarchist Cookbook and completely destroys their way of life.
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: anarchism, friendship, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, romance, fighting the system, society, youth, friends, teenage life, twentysomething life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Matchmaker Santa (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own prince charming just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Luckinbill). Although things seem ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, true love, family, love and romance, best friends, romance, self discovery, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, family life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.2
 8K
The Details (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder.
Style: semi serious, cynical, dark humor, realistic, humorous
Plot: infidelity, raccoon, murder, couple relations, suburbs, worm, life turned upside down, under the surface, dishonesty, couples, disorder, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Dish & the Spoon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two wounded souls commiserate through drinking and aimless wandering while acting out the roles of the happy relationships that elude them in reality. Greta Gerwig and Olly Alexander deliver beautifully-tuned comic performances in their portrayal of ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, drugs/alcohol, young lovers, breakup, romance, life turned upside down, dishonesty, love and romance, disorder, unlikely couple, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Young Kieslowski (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grand romantic gestures need not apply in this comedic tale of star-crossed young love. Instead, freshman Brian Kieslowski displays endless reserves of bumbling awkwardness as he goes home with a girl for the first time... and then learns that he ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, romance, fall in love, college freshman, college, love and romance, youth, young lovers, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, life turned upside down, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, touching, semi serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, spanking, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, eccentric family, hopes, couples, family problems, family relations, looking for love, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A conservative lawyer named Diane takes her two teenage children Jake and Zoe to meet their estranged, hippie grandmother in Woodstock after her husband asks for a divorce.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, countryside, family life, family relations, fall in love, culture clash, eccentric family, family gatherings, reunion, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, woodstock, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.0
 54K
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: realistic, clever, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, dating, party, thanksgiving, masseuse, divorce, poet, fall in love, couples, parent child relationship, single parent, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 5.4
 1K
All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hidden identity, couple relations, romance, graduate student, fall in love, love and romance, couples, disorder, parents and children, wooing, dishonesty, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.1
 918
Tricked (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 55 min.
Story: During his 50th birthday party thrown by his wife, Remco's life takes a turn for the worse. His business partners are scheming behind his back to sell him and his former mistress shows up pregnant.
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down, dishonesty, extramarital affair, pregnant, blackmail, mistress, partners, family relations, workplace, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Friends with Money (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she quits her lucrative job, Olivia finds herself unsure about her future and her relationships with her successful and wealthy friends.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, money, marriage, fashion, divorce, maid, designer, love and romance, couples, power relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, santa monica california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 602
Petunia (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story of a family whose growth is stunted... a family that learns how to love themselves while loving each other (a little too much).
Style: biting, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, celibacy, sex addict, eccentric family, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, parents and children, siblings relations, dishonesty, gender, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 15K
5 to 7 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: extramarital affair, romance, fall in love, love affair, novelist, diplomat, love and romance, couples, writer's life, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Charles McCarter and his wife Helen are about to celebrate their 18th-wedding anniversary when Helen comes home to find her clothes packed up in a U-Haul van parked in the driveway. Charles is divorcing Her. Helen moves in with her grandmother ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, anniversary, crumbling marriage, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, couple relations, couples, starting over, human nature, human spirit, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Undercover Christmas (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Cunningham is an uptight,workaholic FBI agent from a wealthy family. Jake is assigned to protect Brandi O'Neill, cocktail waitress, after she turns in her billionaire boyfriend for tax fraud.Jake is called home unexpectedly during the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, parents and children, undercover, love and romance, couples, social differences, fall in love, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, cop witness relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Goodbye to All That (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Otto Wall is just a little unlucky in life, and unbeknownst to him, in love. When his wife suddenly asks for a divorce, he bounces between a search for answers, desperate attempts to stay connected to his daughter, and his fateful reentry into the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, sexual relations, love and romance, suburbs, single parent, romance, starting over, parents and children, life turned upside down, thirtysomething life, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 2K
Wake (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When things get tough for offbeat Carys Reitman, she does what any emotionally isolated, modern girl would do - she goes to strangers' funerals...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: roommate, funeral, love and romance, introspection, romance, engagement, fall in love, parents and children, estrangement, family relations, unsupportive friend, emotionless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Lovely & Amazing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, actress, family, audition, family life, parents and children, sibling relationship, siblings relations, physical appearance, society, family relations, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Dorfman in Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: looking for love, city life, romance, urban, fish out of water, twentysomething life, love and romance, self discovery, fall in love, singleness, life turned upside down, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Girl on a Bicycle (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paolo, an Italian tour bus driver living in Paris, has just summoned up the courage to propose marriage to his German girlfriend Greta. However, a chance encounter with a French woman on a bicycle the very next day turns Paolo's life upside ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, comedy of errors, life turned upside down, romance, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, buddies, infidelity, fall in love, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Making Mr. Right (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: fall in love, cons and scams, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, power relations, eligible bachelor, shower, party, gift, undressing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teen angst, high school, teenage love, romance, friendship, drugs/alcohol, coming of age, suburbs, teenage life, pregnancy, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parents and children, romance, siblings relations, relationship vs career, family life, love and romance, couples, family relations, looking for love, eccentric family, cooking, food ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 644
Hit List (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlotte is a woman with anger management issues whose therapist suggests she write a journal to keep her emotions in check. Unlucky in love, she ventures online to find a boyfriend. Just as she reaches her limit of unsuccessful dates, Charlotte ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic, cynical
Plot: hidden identity, couple relations, romance, wish come true, hitman, deadly, dishonesty, couples, violence spree, crimes, love and romance, weatherman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Divorce Invitation (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 'Divorce Invitation' centers on Mike Christian, a happily married man who runs into his high school sweetheart Alex, and after all these years, sparks still fly. When Mike is determined Alex is his true soul mate, he realizes he has a huge ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, romance, lovers reunited, couples, family problems, family relations, friends, divorce, invitation, story continued during end credits
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 5K
Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: homecoming, romance, fall in love, friendship, sex, love, thanksgiving, wild party, high school, coming of age, unlikely couple, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Little Help (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: It's a movie for everyone whose life has been thrown off-course, out of whack, or simply not turned out the way they planned it. In other words, it's a movie for everyone, period. Set in suburban Long Island in the summer of 2002, with the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, lie, folk, drugs/alcohol, rock, dealing with death, drug use, liar, island, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man is hired as the executioner at a prison where his brother sits on death row. Things get more surreal when he falls in love with his brother's ex-girlfriend -- who's imprisoned herself.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: prison, death row, pregnancy, siblings relations, college, deadly, crime, family relations, romance, prison life, fall in love, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Republic of Two (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An honest examination of the funny, sexy, turbulent and beautiful high-stakes game of heterosexual cohabitation. Tim wants to be a doctor. Caroline doesn't quite know what she wants. They both know their love is real, but can that love endure a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere
Plot: couple relations, twentysomething life, romance, love and romance, couples, neighbor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare breasts, hole in the wall, cunnilingus, love interest, promotion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 10K
Please Give (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.
Style: semi serious, clever, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, cancer, suicide, homeless, neighbor, apartment, family life, midlife crisis, family relations, urban, golden years, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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