Movies and TV shows like Out of Order

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Out of Order (2003)
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Out of Order (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: I suppose this is the story of the beauty and brutality of a long-term marriage as seen through the eyes of a writer who aspires to make art, but makes his living writing popcorn movies. Someone who wants to be a good man, but finds himself contemplating many crimes. Someone who is guilty of the crime of being human. Someone whose life is the only movie he can't rewrite. Well, that's my story, and I'm sticking to it.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, dark humor, sexual, clever, sexy, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, midlife crisis, love affair, life is a bitch, family problems, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, self discovery, adultery, hollywood, suburbs, parenthood, cheating wife, writer's life, sexual relations, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, alcohol abuse, addiction, artist, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, hungary

Most similar movies to Out of Order

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sexy films and TV series with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, unfulfillment, family problems and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Out of Order: Desperate Housewives (2004), Denial (1998), Purple Violets (2007), Twice in a Lifetime (1985), Always (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, twists and turns, dark humor, cynical, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, family relations, suburban life, female friendship, neighbor, social relations, infidelity, couple relations, family life, friendship, lifestyle, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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95%
 5.4
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Denial (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, looking for love, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life, romance, love and romance, family relations, family problems, couples, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Purple Violets (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Patti Petalson is a promising writer, but her marriage and conventional job keep her from her dream. She longs to return to her writing, especially after running into her first love Brian Callahan, a successful crime novelist. Kate is Patti's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, unlikely couple, couples, introspection, love and romance, love triangle, fall in love, college, haunted by the past, romance, lifestyle, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, midlife crisis, starting over, love triangle, working class, dysfunctional family, breakup, romance, love affair, human nature, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 290
Always (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple, on the verge of proceeding with a divorce, find themselves questioning their decision to separate when fellow friends and neighbors, oblivious to their marital troubles, assemble at their house for a 4th of July Weekend party.
Style: touching, clever, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: relationship vs career, dysfunctional family, family relations, breakup, thirtysomething life, human nature, midlife crisis, couple relations, suburbs, suburban life, infidelity, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 931
Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, infidelity, adultery, starting over, love triangle, fall in love, life turned upside down, family life, romance, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
All Night Long (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, love and romance, human nature, love affair, nightlife, lifestyle, couples, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, suburbs, adultery ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, actor's life, lifestyle, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 39K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, sexual relations, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, haunted by the past, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 233
Show Me Yours (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Show Me Yours is a Canadian comedy television series originally aired on Showcase between May 26, 2004 and May 31, 2005.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, writer's life, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, romance, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychologist, sexual content, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This adult comedy follows six characters, three men and three women from a cross-section of social groups, as they play sexual power games. When an affair fires up between 2 of the married characters, it sparks a chain of consequences for all of ...
Style: sexy, sexual, dark humor, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, unhappiness, male friendship, friendship between men, betrayal, couple relations, love affair, thirtysomething life, battle of the sexes, looking for love, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last Word (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An odd-but-gifted poet, Evan Merck (Wes Bentley, 'American Beauty') makes his living writing suicide notes for the soon-to-be departed. So when he meets Charlotte (Winona Ryder, 'Girl, Interrupted'), the free-spirited sister of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: romance, writer's life, love and romance, dysfunctional family, fall in love, family problems, unlikely couple, opposites attract, mentally unstable, artists and showbiz, mountain, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: cynical, humorous, melancholic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, party, love and romance, lifestyle, family problems, couple relations, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, anniversary, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Never Say Goodbye (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 193 min.
Story: Dev and Maya are both married to different people. Settled into a life of domestic ritual, and convinced that they are happy in their respective relationships, they still yearn for something deeper and more meaningful, which is precisely what they ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: bollywood, infidelity, couple relations, love affair, true love, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, crumbling marriage, family problems, jealous spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.1
 6K
Soap (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Soap is an American sitcom that originally ran on ABC from 1977 into 1981. The show was created as a night-time parody of daytime soap operas, presented as a weekly half-hour prime time comedy. Similar to a soap opera, the show's story was ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, not serious, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, family relations, infidelity, siblings relations, couples, family problems, love affair, butler, couple relations, eccentric family, sister sister relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Follow the relationships of a group of husbands and wives that live and love on the same street. While the neighbors come from very different backgrounds, their lives are similar – raising children, dealing with exes, worrying about money and ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, family relations, looking for love, starting over, couples, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, marriage, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Nick Guest comes to London to live with his college friend's family, the Feddens. A short stay becomes permanent, and Nick positions himself in the family's plentiful lives of parties and politics during the Thatcher years. Over the course ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: family relations, homosexual, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, self discovery, family life, coming out, love affair, infidelity, society, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.3
 170K
Californication (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
Style: sexy, dark humor, witty, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: womanizer, sexual relations, writer's life, lust, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, lifestyle, writers, sexual activity, addiction, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
Something to Talk About (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes. Robert Duvall, Gena Rowlands, Kyra Sedgwick ...
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, light, satirical ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, family relations, family problems, couple relations, family life, human nature, romance, self discovery, parents and children, contests and competitions, society, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Trouble with Romance (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A provocative, sexy and insightful exploration of relationships between men and women and why we all still yearn for love despite the trouble with romance.
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, battle of the sexes, couples, hotel, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, love, prostitute, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Starter Wife (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 276 min.
Story: The events of one woman's life following her divorce after years of marriage to a Hollywood studio executive. Based on the best-selling novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: satire, midlife crisis, self discovery, ex couple relations, one more chance, couples, ambition, love and romance, starting over, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 562
Niagara Motel (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of struggling individuals cross paths at a low-rent motel in the tourist Mecca of Niagara Falls
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: culture clash, haunted by the past, lifestyle, life is a bitch, addiction, love affair, drug abuse, infidelity, couples, family problems, love and romance, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.0
 3K
The Slap (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: family problems, couples, family relations, domestic violence, infidelity, friendship, suburbs, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
Red Shoe Diaries (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Red Shoe Diaries is an erotic drama series that aired on the American cable television network Showtime from 1992 to 1997 and distributed by Playboy Entertainment overseas. Most episodes were directed by either Zalman King, Rafael Eisenman or both.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: erotica, infidelity, looking for sex, looking for love, love affair, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, sexual relations, love triangle, strong sexual content, passionate interest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 4K
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, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, lifestyle, african american, opposites attract, writer's life, sex, honest, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 43K
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, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, dull life, store, temptation, small town, lifestyle, infidelity, dream, marriage, mental illness, suicide, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 1K
The New Age (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Peter and Katherine Witner are Southern California super-yuppies with great jobs but no center to their lives. When they both lose their jobs and begin marital infidelities, their solution is to start their own business together. In order to find ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, self discovery, filmmaking, crumbling marriage, society, love and romance, lifestyle, rise and fall, infidelity, couple relations, starting over, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Medicine Show (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cynical young man, diagnosed with cancer, meets a brash young leukemia patient in the hospital who more than matches his distaste for IV drips and weepy sentimentality.
Style: semi serious, realistic, dark humor, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, couple relations, against the odds, love affair, terminal illness, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, introspection, parents and children, fall in love, family problems, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two for the Seesaw (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jerry Ryan wanders aimlessly around New York after giving up his Nebrascan law practice. His wife asks for a divorce. He meets Gittel, a struggling dancer from Greenwich Village and they try to sort out their lives. An extended conversation piece ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, young lovers, artists and showbiz, battle of the sexes, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, nebraska, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 12K
Mistresses (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Meet Savi, a successful career woman working toward the next phase in her life -- both professional and personal -- simultaneously bucking for partner at her law firm while she and her husband, Harry, try to start a family of their own. Savi's ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, tense, melancholic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, mistress, best friends, love affair, couple relations, family relations, casual sex, lifestyle, relationship problems, extramarital affair, female protagonist, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%